NEWS 17 Aug 2017­ by L Coulsen

We Happy Few Becomes We Happy DLC

The people over at Compulsion, developers of We Happy Few, which I wrote a glowing preview for not one week ago, have announced a partnership with Gearbox to bring the game to a full, multi-platform, retail release. And there was much rejoicing! By which I mean a slew of negative reactions. According to them, it's…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Aug 2017

Cities Skylines is About to Get Loud With Concerts

Cities Skylines is a game that already has a wealth of expansions, both big and small, to make the city management simulation more engaging. What's been missing until now is the ability to host music festivals. Well fret no more in-game band lovers, because now you can promote your favourite sounds There's no need to…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Aug 2017

Hurl VR Is Pinball-like Puzzling

Okay, we'll admit we basically have nothing for this one but it's too weird to not mention. What is pinball-like puzzling? Well, if that tiny teaser trailer and the press release below are anything to go by it's all about throwing a ball from platform to platform? Maybe? So the press release describes it thusly:…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Aug 2017

Shenmue III to be Published by Deep Silver

Because Deep Silver clearly haven't published enough games, today we can confirm that they are working with Ys Net to bring Shenmue III to all the eager gamers who want to know where sailors hang out. The below press release focuses mainly on the PlayStation 4, which makes sense since that will see a more…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Aug 2017

Beat The Game Hits The Dance Floor Soon

Beat The Game, the Salvador Dali inspired point and click adventure in which you play a tragically not-fashion minded lanky dude, Mistik as he goes on a surreal adventure following a motorbike accident. Throughout the game players will gather music and sound samples and be able to create their own track by piecing together their…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Aug 2017

There’s A Clot In VR Kill It Quick

Dosh here! At least Tripwire Interactive hopes there is because anyone with the dosh for an Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch controllers can now purchase Killing Floor Incursion. As usual with a Killing Floor game, you'll face hordes of the usual monster hordes ranging from human size Clots to Michael Myers size Scrakes. Additionally, at…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Aug 2017

Time for the Iron Harvest

Straight from the alternate world by Jakub Rozalski we have the game Iron Harvest, set in 1920. The world created by Rozalski has already been used to create the boardgame Scythe (which is also on Steam if you have Tabletop Simulator) and now we have KING Art Games doing a digitial version. Not much is…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2017

F1’s New Born To Be Wild Trailer

F1 2017 is about a week away from release and Codemasters gives us another trailer that isn’t the launch trailer. I guess that comes out in about a week. Maybe. Who knows! There isn’t anything new to see in this one minute long Born to be Wild video so I’m not quite sure what it’s…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2017

Get Shook by First NBA 2K18 Gameplay Trailer

Sweaty men, bouncing balls, and squeaky floors. It's NBA 2K18 not whatever dirty thing you were imagining. Seriously, get your thoughts out of the gutter because the first gameplay trailer for NBA 2K18 is above. Additionally; NBA 2K18 will release 15 September 2017 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Nintendo…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2017

Prey Trial Now Available

Space station based stealth-horror-exploration-RPG-thing Prey has today received a trial on PC. No, that doesn't mean it nicked something from the corner shop and got caught. It means that, unlike a demo which is usually a small chunk of the game, you get a trial chunk of time with the full game where you can…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2017

Keystone Renamed The Amazing Eternals

Campy hero shooter Keystone has been officially renamed to The Amazing Eternals by developer Digital Extremes (of Warframe fame.) The game draws from trope-y sci-fi, westerns, and fantasy to make a scenario where a man with a skull for a head can fight alongside a woman flying on a manta ray made of water and…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2017

Beast Quest Announced for PC and Consoles

Beast Quest, based on the expansive series of books by the same title has been announced to be coming to consoles and PC on 31 October 2017. Beast Quest players will find an action-RPG adventure set in the high-fantasy world of the books and will go on an epic journey to save the world, as…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2017

ArmA 3 Laws Of War Reveal

Previously known as “Orange DLC,” ArmA 3's new expansion has been fully revealed to be Laws Of War. In it you'll be able to experience the conflict from a new perspective as International Development & Aid Project explosive specialist Nathan MacDade as he works to identify and disarm mines after the end of the Altis…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2017

NASCAR Heat 2 Dev Diary

We all love turning left, right? No, not left then right, just left. If you enjoy mono-directional turning as much as we do then you might be interested in the second developer diary from 704Games, makers of the official NASCAR game, NASCAR Heat 2. If you need a little more tempting; the developers have talked…