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Space Survival Game – Hellion – Gets First Major Update

Posted on June 27, 2017 by Rae Michelle Richards

Fans of the survival genre have a lot of choices when it comes to meeting their needs, and I’m not just talking about filling the stamina, health and water gauges either. Hellion, a sci-fi themed space survival title recently released their first major update alongside a 20% discount during the Steam Summer Sale.

Here is a rundown of what is included in the 0.2 version update:

  • Big work on optimization and stability
  • Improved navigation and flight systems
  • Survival gameplay mechanics enhanced and improved


  • Loot distribution system and zones (civilian, industrial and military zone)
  • Security system (authorization, locking/unlocking system and defense turrets)
  • Ship and station customization (ship and station naming and interior design)
  • Doomed outposts as world events
  • Female character
  • New weapons
  • A lot of new items and inventory changes
  • Basic tutorial and glossary (learn to play and find out what you can find in Hellion)

Hellion takes players into 23rd century –  a distant solar system far away from earth to be precise. The player’s avatar was part of a 100-year mission to populate this distant solar system aboard one of the first colonization system. During transport, something went horribly wrong, with the inhabitants of the colony waking up decades away from their intended destination and any sort of assistance. Take control of your fighter, scan down enemies, engage in combat, salvage and upgrade your ship to survive another day. All of the core mechanics for survival are already in-place in Hellion Version 0.2 – and if you’re intrigued, the game is available for $19.99 on the Steam Store.

The game’s developer Zero Gravity provided Broken Joysticks with a Steam code for Hellion and we will bring you impressions later this month.



Awesome Music On Today’s Steam Sale

Posted on July 13, 2013 by Les Major

Are you a fan of RPG Maker VX Ace and really need some great music for your video game project? Well today is your day! Not only is the software itself on for a discount price of $23.79, but Joel Steudler’s music pack the Cinematic Soundtrack is available for only $6.79! That’s fourty tracks, looped and alternate mixes, royalty free!

I’m a huge fan of Joel’s music, and you just won’t find a better deal than this. He really brings every project he’s on to life. His music is the other half of what makes things awesome! You can listen to some of the tracks on the official website for RPG Maker VX Ace and hear for yourself.

You can see the Steam page directly for the DLC here: Cinematic Soundtrack by Joel Steudler.


Steam Summer Sale Deals for July 19th

Posted on July 19, 2012 by Daniel Shannon

Well, yesterday’s plot didn’t work out so well, and the Steam Sale marches on. I’ve been thinking about ways to stop this ravager of wallets. Perhaps I’ll start a Kickstarter project to bring an end to these deals. The basic concept is that I will build some sort of giant magnet as well as a “mancannon.” We’ll suck out Valve employees with the magnet and shoot them into the Puget Sound with the mancannon, forcing Gabe Newell to end this madness. I’m estimating that this will cost several million dollars and can only hope that EA’s Senior Vice President of Global Ecommerce, David DeMartini, will donate a few million to help get this started.

That being said, you may see today’s deals below.Read More


Steam Summer Sale Deals For July 18th

Posted on July 18, 2012 by Daniel Shannon

The Steam Summer Sale continues despite my best attempts at monkeywrenching. In fact, I used all the knowledge at my disposal. For instance, while cutting my cable company’s fiber optic lines, I made certain to cut a section of wire out and take it with me. That makes things harder for the technicians to fix. I also used a taser on my modem and router for good measure.

Then I discovered that this DIDN’T affect Steam in anyway. In fact it just messed things up for me. Oh boy, am I in a pickle now! On the plus side, I won’t have the money for anymore of these pesky sales!

That being said, you may read today’s deals below.Read More


Steam Summer Sale 07 16 2012: RAGE, AOE 3 & Dear Esther

Posted on July 16, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

A few hit games from last year are on sale at crazy discounted prices in today’s Steam Summer Sale. IF you missed out on ID Software’s RAGE or Ubisoft’s latest Assassin’s Creed title then now is your chances to pick the, up for a 1/4th or a 1/6th of their original value. There are also some great PC exclusive titles available like Dear Esther and Age of Empires III.

Check out a partial list below:

  • Assassin’s Creed Revelations – $13.59
  • Dear Esther – $2.49
  • RAGE – $9.99
  • Age of Empires 3 – $9.99
  • Metro 2033 – $4.99


Steam Summer Sale Deals for July 14th

Posted on July 14, 2012 by Daniel Shannon

As I feared, the Steam summer sale has continued, and it shows no signs of abating before the 22nd. I tried to fight it, but I eventually gave into the temptation and bought some games. My friend better enjoy Space Marine, because that’s one submarine sandwich that I’ll never be able to eat.

You can see today’s daily deals below.Read More


Steam Summer Sale Deals for July 13th

Posted on July 13, 2012 by Daniel Shannon

Shortly after 10 AM Pacific Daylight Time, the Steam Summer Sale of 2012 began its second day. The carnage is unspeakable, as Valve continues to ravage the wallets of countless PC gamers. I was even suckered into partaking in one of these so-called deals. For the sake of my discretionary spending, I can only pray that the sale doesn’t start back up again at around 10 AM PDT tomorrow.

That being said, we’ve posted today’s daily deals below. Anything look enticing?Read More


Steam Summer Sale Begins

Posted on July 12, 2012 by Daniel Shannon

It was bound to happen sooner or later. The Steam Summer Sale has officially started. Are you ready to throw money at GabeN?

There are a few changes from the last couple of sales. First off, there are no achievement hunts or contests. These have been replaced by “Flash Sales” and “Community Choice” deals. Flash sales last for less than a day (for instance Deus Ex Human Revolution is on sale for $7.50 for the next four and a half hours or so). The “Community Choice” deals are voted on by Steam users and last for 8 hours. At the moment, users can choose between massive discounts on Saints Row: The Third, Batman: Arkham City, and The Witcher 2.

Since the Flash Sales and Community Choice deals may very well change before you read this, we’ll just give a rundown of today’s daily deals.

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