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Sony announces Playstation Now

Sony announces Playstation Now Sony has just announced at CES 2014 that they will be launching a brand new service called Playstation Now later this year. This new service will be able to stream Playstation 1,2,3 and 4 games directly to a whole bunch of devices like TV’s, Smartphones, Tablets and ofcourse Playstation and Vita devices. Now represents a new subscription model for users, and will start with a limited beta...
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Black Mesa going commercial

Black Mesa going commercial Remember that awesome remake of Half-Life 1 on the Source engine called Black Mesa? Well, it seems the developers have some news after talking to Valve about their ‘mod’ basically making it commercial with a very good reason behind it. Down below the full post by the Black Mesa team: Last year, Black Mesa was one of the first Steam games to be Greenlit by you, our amazing fans....
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SourceMod 1.5 released

SourceMod 1.5 released MetaMod: Source 1.10 and SourceMod 1.5 have been released. Both gameserver plugins have been active for a very long time and give server administrators of Source engine based servers (HL2) the ability to add administration functionality and other cool plugins to their servers with a click of a button. The most noticeable new things for version 1.5 are: New Game Support - SourceMod, including...
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CS:GO Compound by Xanthi

CS:GO Compound by Xanthi Our very own Jeroen aka Xanthi has released his brand new version of the Compound map for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Compound is a large open hostage map that features improved graphics, extended routes and more when compared to the original for Counter-Strike: Source. Inside this remote industrial compound, terrorists hold three captives: scientists with critical information on...
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Batman: Arkham Origins multiplayer revealed

Batman: Arkham Origins multiplayer revealed Earlier today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment confirmed that Batman: Arkham Origins will ship with a mode that allows players to take the franchise’s award-winning gameplay online to play with friends and foes. Called Invisible Predator Online, this new mode in development by Splash Damage takes the concept of the earlier games’ Challenge Rooms and puts other players...
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Guacamelee! Gold Edition coming to Steam on August 6th

Guacamelee! Gold Edition coming to Steam on August 6th The hit Mexican wrestler-themed side-scrolling action game Guacamelee! is coming to Steam on the 6th August, as a Gold Edition which will include the two released DLC packs for the PSN version. The two DLC packs include the Costume Pack and The Devil’s Playground. The Steam version will also come with Steam Trading Cards, Achievements, leaderboards, and cloud saving. To make things better,...
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Penny Arcade’s On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 Review

Penny Arcade’s On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 Review Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness is an episodic action-adventure video game series based on the webcomic Penny Arcade. Hothead Games developed the first two episodes. Episode 1 was released on May 21, 2008 and episode 2 on October 29, 2008. The video game was originally planned to be distributed episodically across four parts but on March 2010, the developer chose...
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Kentucky Route Zero Act II Review

Kentucky Route Zero Act II Review Kentucky Route Zero, a game created by Jake Elliott and Tamas Kemenczy of Cardboard Games was developed after with a meager $6500 fundraising goal on Kickstarter was achieved. This however has not stopped the game from garnering high praise from video game critics and being awarded by Games Festival awarded Kentucky Route Zero with its “Excellence in Visual Art” prize. “Kentucky Route Zero...
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Best of Steam Greenlight (June 2013)

Best of Steam Greenlight (June 2013) By now every gamer is familiar with Steam Greenlight, Valve’s voting system that allows developers to submit their game to the community for approval where if the Steam community overvotes a title then this is being added to the Steam catalogue. In Greenlight you will find games for PC and Mac, single-player, multi-player, and cross-platform multiplayer games in a number covering a wide...
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Papo & Yo Review

Papo & Yo Review Papo & Yo first launched as a PlayStation Network exclusive, garnering much critical praise for its approach to telling a dark, personal story through a bright and colorful adventure game in a way that is unusual in gaming. The game is a metaphor on the cost of alcoholism, telling the story of a young boy who grew up with an alcoholic father. “I decided we have to be responsible and actually...
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Poker Night at the Inventory 2 Review

Poker Night at the Inventory 2 Review Telltale released Poker Night at the Inventory on November 22, 2010 to much critical acclaim.The game, that featured four crossover characters: Tycho from the Penny Arcade web-comic, Max from the Sam & Max franchise, the Heavy Weapons Guy from Team Fortress 2, and Strong Bad from the Homestar Runner web series, was praised for its addictive gameplay and extremely humorous dialogues but...
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7 Kickstarter projects to keep an eye on

7 Kickstarter projects to keep an eye on Launched in 2009 Kickstarter has funded over 100,000 launched projects ranging from indie films, music and comics to journalism, and what interests us the most, video games. The company also noted that of those, 43.96 percent have been funded successfully. Not bad for such a young service. Kickstarter does not only serve as a method of financing for developers, but it is also a way to unite...
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Don’t Starve Review

Don’t Starve Review Klei Entertainment the studio behind Shank, and Mark of the Ninja, has a reputation for fun and addictive games. Their latest effort is Don’t Starve, a Tim Burton-like survival simulation that started off as a little known Google Chrome game, but managed to gain popularity through word of mouth recommendations and support from the Twitch TV community. “We tried to do this as kind of...
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Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine Review

Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine Review We first heard of Monaco in 2010 when the game became the big winner at the Twelfth Annual Independent Games Festival Awards snapping two awards the Seumas McNally Grand Prize and the Excellence In Design award. Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine is a game about pulling off the perfect heist by sneaking, stealing, failing to sneak and making great escapes across a variety of beautiful time-trial...
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Ludum Dare 26: The winners

Ludum Dare 26: The winners Ludum Dare (to give a game in Latin) was founded by Geoff Howland, and held it’s first competition in April 2002. For those unfamiliar with the event, it’s a 48 hour solo competition that challenges game developers to create a game centered around a core theme that is selected through a series of community votes. Ludum Dare 26, once again attracted developers from all sides of the...
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Slender: The Arrival Review

Slender: The Arrival Review Slender: The Arrival, the much anticipated sequel to ParsecProductions‘ first-person horror phenomenon Slender: The Eight Pages launched on the PC on March 26th. The game was co-developed by the original game creator Mark Hadley and Blue Isle Studios who promised that The Arrival would be even more terrifying than their original creation, featuring more levels, improved visuals, and an engaging...
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Ludum Dare 26 Preview

Ludum Dare 26 Preview Ludum Dare the recurring competition where you’re encouraged to make a game from scratch in 48 hours, happened again this weekend. The latest competition was the 26th and was held from the 26th of April until the 29th and the theme these talented developers had to illustrate in their efforts was Minimalism. The accelerated game development event has just finished collecting games for its 48-hour...
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Evoland Review

Evoland Review We first heard of Evoland during Ludum Dare 24, the accelerated video game development competition where the participants are given 48 hours to create a game from scratch fitting a theme announced at the start of the contest. The contest’s theme was evolution and through 1400 participants it was Nicolas Cannasse’s effort that gained the top spot among other talented developers and...
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LucasArts 1982-2013

LucasArts 1982-2013 When on October 30, 2012, LucasArts was acquired by The Walt Disney Company through the acquisition of its parent company Lucasfilm in a deal for $4.05 billion, many industry insiders predicted that this was the beginning of the end for the innovative game developer. This happened on April 3, 2013, when Disney confirmed that LucasArts would cease to operate as a video game developer; and that...
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Incredipede Review

Incredipede Review Northway Games is an indie studio home to husband and wife developer duo Colin Northway and Sarah Northway. Back in 2008 Colin wrote the successful Flash gameFantastic Contraption while Sarah in 2011, released Rebuild which has since sold over 100,000 copies. Colin and Sarah are both from BC, Canada and spend every summer there, but in the last three years they ‘ve also lived in Turkey,...
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