The recently shuttered LucasArts had a last generation title in production centered around Darth Maul – the Sith lord who will ever been linked with one of the few awesome fight scenes in the prequel trilogy and of course double bladed light sabers. Footage from an unfinished build has made its way on to YouTube, alongside details in the May issue of Game Informer. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, Nintendo, PC, Sony Tags: Cancelled Game, Darth Maul, Footage, Leak, lucas arts, star wars, YouTube
Over the years, the LEGO games have found an endearing charm that many gamers have found hard to resist. With light hearted takes on some of our favourite movies, Travellers Tales has created some grand adventures. Today gamers can go there and almost back again in LEGO The Hobbit which includes adaptation of Peter Jackson’s first two movies based on the J. R. R. Tolkien classic. Rumour has it that the third instalment’s game content will be released as DLC closer to the movies release. Want to see the trailer? Travel along further into this article for (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, Nintendo, PC, Sony Tags: J. R. R. Tolkien, LEGO The Hobbit, The Hobbit, trailer, Traveller's Tales, Video Game, Warner Bros Interactive, WB
Ever played the first person rogue-like RPG Delver? Well good news! The early access game that’s still in beta just got even better. Since it’s launch Delver has seen some graphical changes and a good progression of updates. There’s still lots planned for the future but I couldn’t resist and got in on this title already. Going through the dungeon, leveling up, and wandering about is fun! Sorta like a simplified, cartoony, one quest version of Ultima Underworld if I had to put a reference to it. So what’s new? (more…)Posted in: PC Tags: Chad Alan Cuddigan, Delver, PC, Rogue like, RPG
Okay, lets get this out of the way first, Heroine’s Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok isn’t an official Quest For Glory game, nor an official Sierra game. However, you really wouldn’t know it. It’s a beautifully crafted adventure and best of all it’s FREE! If you’re like me, you’ve been aching for more Quest For Glory adventure. While Corey and Lori Cole continue work on Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption to bring us new content from Quest For Glory’s original creators you can enjoy the wonderful tribute to one of gamings greatest series in Heroine’s Quest. Read on for more info and the trailer! (more…)Posted in: PC Tags: ADVENTURE GAME, CRYSTAL SHARD, HEROINE’S QUEST, quest for glory, THE HERALD OF RAGNAROK
A dim light flickers in the distance during the late hours of the evening as a still silence fills the air. These are things that define both the opening moments of Full Bright’s Gone Home and my childhood memories growing up playing Nintendo & SEGA titles in the mid / late 90s. As someone who sometimes struggles to find her voice amidst a sea of opinions, new releases and a 24/7 news cycle it was a decision to revisit one of 2013’s standout titles that reminded me that gaming will always be something close to my heart. Rarely has it been that a game has made me cry, even rarer still is that this one game has me wanting to share my childhood memories of escaping to the world that existed on the other side of the glass. (more…)Posted in: Editorial, PC
Some of you may recall I’m quite fond of Scourge: Outbreak for the Xbox 360. You can check out my full review for all of the details. Well that Gears of War like action is now available on Valve’s digital download service Steam! The game truly is worth your while to check out, with well designed areas to have cover to cover firefights in. Read on for the new Steam version announcement trailer! (more…)Posted in: PC Tags: Scourge: Outbreak, Steam, Tragnarion Studios
April 8th will see the release of Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut which among graphical improvements will also improve on the original in various other ways. As a download title for PS4 and Xbox One, the Director’s Cut will be available for just $19.99! Strike Suit Zero is a proud Kickstarter success story. For more details and the trailer, read on! (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, PC, Sony Tags: Born Ready Games, Director's Cut, PC, PS4, Space Combat, Strike Suit Zero, Xbox One
The Dark Knight swoops his way onto the brand new Xbox One & PlayStation 4 this Fall with the release of Batman: Arkham Knight. Billed as the final chapter in RockSteady’s long running Arkham series – following 2009’s Arkham Asylum and 2011’s Arkham City – this brand new title will finally allow players stop baddies while crusing through Gotham City in the bat-mobile. Prior games featured the signature car but Knight marks the first time that players will actually be able to get behind the wheel. Aside from the reveal of the lead platform we also know more about the game’s plot and mechanics. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, PC, Sony Tags: Batman: Arkham Knight, PlayStation 4, RockSteady, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Xbox One
Just one more sleep until South Park: The Stick of Truth is released! The long delayed RPG epic by Obsidian Entertainment is looking fantastic and PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 owners will be able to move their ‘new kid’ to the quiet mountain town tomorrow. How much does the game look like the television show? Check out the videos after the break for a great preview of just how much this title represents the series it’s based on. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, PC, Sony Tags: Obsidian Entertainment, RPG, south park, South Park: The Stick of Truth, the stick of truth, ubisoft
In a surprise move that sent shockwaves throughout the gaming community earlier this week, Irrational Games founder Ken Lavine has announced that the studio will be downsizing from its current format as an AAA studio to one with just fifteen members. Considering the critical and financial success both the original Bioshock and last year’s Bioshock Infinite have enjoyed this move might seem out of left field, but Mr.Lavine has attempted to explain the rationale behind this decision in a rather lengthy blog post.
Developers affected by the closure will be offered financial and logistical support according to Levine to help them find new homes in the development community. Other publishers and developers will be visiting the irrational offices to recruit those who didn’t make the cut.
The as of yet unnamed new studio that will focus on digital titles that are ‘highly re-playable’, the first of which is expected to be published under Irrational’s previous publisher 2K games.
Looking back, In his blog post Levine reflected on the founding of irrational and how he feels they will tackle the road ahead. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, News, PC, Sony Tags: Bioshock: Infinite, Closure, Industry News, Irrational Games