PAX West Announces Keynote with Destiny 2 Game Director, Exhibitors, Panels

Destiny 2 game director Luke Smith will deliver the opening keynote alongside Penny Arcade co-founder Jerry Holkins at PAX West 2017, taking place Sept. 1-4 in Seattle, WA. Smith joined Bungie in 2007, two years after publishing a feature titled “Broken Halo: Five Ways Bungie Can Fix Halo 2” during his time as News Editor at 1UP.com. Since then, […]

Epic Tavern Pours Pints on Sept 7 via Steam Early Access

Epic Tavern, the tavern management sim with high-fantasy RPG storytelling from Los Angeles-based Hyperkinetic Studios, pours pints on Sept. 7 via Steam Early Access. Classic role-playing, roster management, and social elements are all brewed together in Epic Tavern. Players will manager the titular tavern and serve drinks while recruiting their patrons and sending them on quests. […]

Original Journey Invades Windows Today

Original Journey, the sci-fi action-adventure with hand-drawn pencil art, releases today for Windows via Steam for $11.99 / €11.99. Publisher Another Indie and developer Bonfire Entertainment are planning a Nintendo Switch launch in Q4 2017, with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One releases in Q1 2018. Take on the role of The Rookie and embark on […]

Rodeo Stampede Charges Through 80 Million Downloads 13 Months After Launch

PocketGamer.biz reports that Rodeo Stampede – Sky Zoo Safari from Yodo1 and Featherweight Games has surpassed 80 million downloads worldwide in the 13 months since its launch. With one million DAUs, Featherweight will continue to support the game and its passionate fanbase with future updates and new content. The anniversary update from last month granted players […]

GamesIndustry International Interviews Warren Spector, Keynote Speaker for PAX Dev

GamesIndustry International has published an interview with Warren Spector, designer of Deus Ex and System Shock, about his upcoming PAX Dev keynote. At the heart of Spector’s talk, called “Developer, Know Thyself”, is the notion that creators shouldn’t let the commercial side define their success. PAX Dev is taking place in Seattle, WA on August 29-30, […]

The Guardian Names Loot Rascals in Most Anticipated Titles of 2017

The Guardian’s Keith Stuart includes Hollow Ponds’ roguelike with a retro-sci-fi aesthetic, Loot Rascals, in their 42 most anticipated video games of 2017 list. Loot Rascals releases on PlayStation 4 and PC on March 7. To read the full article, please visit: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jan/04/video-games-2017-guide

Cosmic Charged Chronicle, EarthNight a ‘timeless piece of art.’

Gameranx’s Katrina Filippidis shares how Cleaversoft, headed by lead developer Rich Siegel, have taken a story of magic, space, and apocalyptic dragons, and combined it with beautifully hand-drawn levels and the features of a classic rogue-like platformer, to forge a ‘timeless piece of art.’ EarthNight is expected for release by late 2017 on PC, Mac, […]

Game Informer Shares Details of New Character Reveal in Hand of Fate 2

Game Informer’s Javy Gwaltney highlighted new details of a new companion character, Estrella Fiore, coming to Defiant Development’s Hand of Fate 2. Hand of Fate 2 will release in Q1 2017 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. The sequel builds on its predecessor’s distinct storytelling and combo-driven combat with the addition of companions, new […]