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Incredipede Review

Incredipede Review

Apr 12, 2013

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...

God Mode coming to PC and XBLA on April 19th

God Mode coming to PC and XBLA on April 19th

Apr 10, 2013

Old School Games’ God Mode is coming to PC via Steam and Xbox Live Arcade on April 19, publisher Atlas has announced via Twitter. The game is also due to arrive on PlayStation Network, but has not yet been dated. God Mode is a visceral shoot ‘em up with elements of an RPG, all set in a humorously dark view of the afterlife. Players take on the role of a descendant of an...

Agarest: Generations of War coming to PC

Agarest: Generations of War coming to PC

Apr 8, 2013

Ghostlight, a European publisher that aims to localize acclaimed Japanese games on the PC, announced its first effort today, the strategy JRPG Agarest: Generations of War which is now available on Steam Greenlight hoping to gather enough votes in order to become part of Valve’s distribution service. “Should this first release take off, we will be looking to bring more...

Dollar Dash to hit XBLA and PC on March 6

Dollar Dash to hit XBLA and PC on March 6

Feb 15, 2013

Kalypso Media today announced that Dollar Dash, the frenetic top down multiplayergame, will arrive on Wednesday 6th March on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 for 800 Microsoft Points and Windows PC for £7.99/€9.99. A PlayStation Network version will launch soon thereafter. “Dollar Dash delivers simple yet addictive multiplayer mayhem that hardcore and casual gamers alike will...

Richard & Alice release date revealed

Richard & Alice release date revealed

Feb 4, 2013

Indie developers Denby/Raze have just revealed that Richard & Alice, a mysterious indie point and click adventure that tells the story of two people imprisoned in high-tech prison cells, will be released on 21st February 2013. “It’s been a long time coming. We started thinking about Richard & Alice in November 2011. And then we started trying to design and build it in...

Red Johnson’s Chronicles released on PC

Red Johnson’s Chronicles released on PC

Jan 17, 2013

Lexis Numérique and publisher Anuman Interactive have just announced that Red Johnson’s Chronicles and its sequel Red Johnson’s Chronicles : One Against All, previously available on the PS3 and XBLA, are from today available for download on the PC. Alain Milly, Editorial Director at Anuman Interactive declares that “we are delighted to be working with the Lexis Numérique studio...

Resident Evil 6 coming to PC on March 22nd

Resident Evil 6 coming to PC on  March 22nd

Dec 17, 2012

Capcom has just confirmed that the PC version of Resident Evil 6 will be available as a digital download and as a disc based version on Friday March 22, 2013. Both the digital and retail versions of Resident Evil 6 PC will contain all the content found in the original console release plus receive any additions contained in any free title updates such as Ada Wong’s campaign...

Street Fighter X Mega Man now available for free

Street Fighter X Mega Man now available for free

Dec 17, 2012

Street Fighter X Mega Man, the new fan-made crossover title featuring two of the company’s most iconic franchises is now available for download for free Capcom has officially announced. Street Fighter X Mega Man was created and developed by Singapore native Seow Zong Hui (aka “Sonic”), with direction and support provided by Capcom. The game stars Mega Man and...

Double Fine unveils Brazen

Double Fine unveils Brazen

Nov 22, 2012

During Double Fine’s Amnesia Fortnight prototype jam, in which the gaming public get to vote on the game they make next, the developer unveiled Brazen, a co-op brawler that combines the combat style of Monster Hunter of Monster Hunter while paying homage to the early stop-motion films of animator Ray Harryhausen. “Growing up with my Dad, he really encouraged my imagination...

Strike Suit Zero release date announced

Strike Suit Zero release date announced

Nov 19, 2012

Development studio Born Ready Games have today announced that the launch date of Strike Suit Zero will be 24th January 2013 thanks to the unprecedented support of their backers from the Kickstarter campaign which helped them raise a total of $174,804. James Brooksby, CEO of Born Ready Games, said “We are truly grateful for all the support we’ve received and above all else want to...

Focus Home Interactive unveils Magrunner

Focus Home Interactive unveils Magrunner

Nov 16, 2012

Publisher Focus Home Interactive and developed by Frogwares have today unveiled Magrunner, an action/reflection game based on the use of physics and magnetism. Developed on Unreal Engine 3, Magrunner transports players into the near future, where technology will confront the world of Cthulhu, a strange land filled with strange creatures imagined by H.P. Lovecraft. The game takes...

Nordic Games announces The Critter Chronicles

Nordic Games announces The Critter Chronicles

Nov 16, 2012

Nordic Games and King Art have just announced that The Critter Chronicles, the prequel to the critically acclaimed The Book of Unwritten Tales (BoUT), will be released on December 5thon all major digital retailers. The Critter Chronicles is the first chapter in the epic journey before BoUT which allows players to travel back to the very beginning when Nate Bonnett first met his...

Primordia now available for pre-order

Primordia now available for pre-order

Nov 14, 2012

Primordia, the post-apocalyptic PC adventure game, developed by Wormwood Studios, and published by Wadjet Eye, will be released on December 5th, but is available for pre-order starting today. Primordia will feature over 50 hand-drawn environments, painted cutscenes, and dozens of characters and tells the story of a robot named Horatio, voiced by actor Logan Cunningham of Bastion...

Far Cry 3 available now for pre-purchase

Far Cry 3 available now for pre-purchase

Nov 8, 2012

Ubisoft has just announced that their upcoming open world first-person shooter video game Far Cry 3, which is set to arrive on the PC on November 29th, is now available for pre-purchase on Steam. Far Cry 3 returns the series to a tropical island setting, similar to the first game and unlike the second game, which took place in an African savanna setting. You will step into the...

Battlefield 1942 now free on Origin

Battlefield 1942 now free on Origin

Nov 6, 2012

Electronic Arts have announced that Origin users can download a free PC copy of Battlefield 1942, in celebration of the ten year anniversary of the Battlefield series and Battlefield 3 Premium surpassing 2 million members worldwide since its debut in June. In Battlefield 1942 you assume the role of one of five classes of infantry: Scout, Assault, Anti-Tank, Medic, and Engineer,...

Sine Mora coming to PC on November 9th

Sine Mora coming to PC on November 9th

Nov 2, 2012

Publisher Kalypso Media Digital and developers Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture have just made it known that their acclaimed console shooter, Sine Mora, will arrive to Windows PC via Steam and other digital portals on 9th November. Sine Mora is a horizontal dieselpunk shoot’em up that delivers a new take on the genre as now time is the ultimate factor. Each level...

Miner Wars 2081 coming next month

Miner Wars 2081 coming next month

Nov 1, 2012

Indie developer Keen Software House has just revealed that Miner Wars 2081, their action-survival space-shooter simulation-game, is scheduled for release in about a month from now. As someone can easily guess Miner Wars 2081 takes place in the year 2081, 10 years after the all planetary objects in the Solar System were destroyed. You operate an advanced mining ship in a fully...

Frozen Hearth launches on November 29th

Frozen Hearth launches on November 29th

Nov 1, 2012

Aussie indie studio Epiphany Games and publisher Immanitas Entertainment have revealed that Frozen Hearth, an action packed title that mixes RPG, action RTS and traditional RTS, will be released on PC on November 29th. Frozen Hearth takes place on the planet Amorra and tells the story of the Danaan’s fight for survival against the bloodthirsty tide of supernatural ice monsters...

Indie platformer Pid now available

Indie platformer Pid now available

Oct 31, 2012

Indie developer Might and Delight and D3Publisher have today announced that their puzzle-platformer game Pid is now available for download on the Xbox 360 and the PC.Pid is a platform In Pid you will have to help a young schoolboy find his way home after he got stranded on a remote old planet. His quest for a way off the planet takes him through cities and castles, attics and...

MechWarrior Online now in open beta

MechWarrior Online now in open beta

Oct 29, 2012

Infinite Game Publishing and Piranha Games announced today that MechWarrior Online, the upcoming free to play, action simulation game, is now in Open Beta. MechWarrior Online takes place in the year 3049 during the early stages of a massive interstellar war, The game puts you in command of the most powerful war machine to ever walk the field of battle, the mighty BattleMech....

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