ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

The Surge Brings More Combat in Latest Trailer

Fifteen seconds in, and the player character is dead... That's because Deck13 are at the point where they're really driving home how brutal The Surge's combat can, and will be. But let's be honest, you know somebody will do a naked, fists only, no hit run within about fifteen minutes of release. For the rest…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

Shiness Things This Way Comes

Gorgeously cel shaded (not that I'm biased) JRPGs-esque adventure title, Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom, has come shining its was into full release. Bringing along a trailer of prettiness to tell us very little about anything, but most assuredly engaging full blown “I want it!” mode for one and all. The titular Shiness, a “mysterious spirit…
GAME PROFILE 18 Apr 2017 by Hendrik

Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom

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ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

The Surge Shows Us How to Sever Extremities

It's already been clearly established that targeting specific body parts is a large gameplay aspect in Deck13's The Surge. So, today, we have a trailer demonstrating and further highlighting both it's importance and implementation. It's all about finding that sweet spot between risk and reward. Aiming, for example, for the arm will result in a…
NEWS 18 Mar 2017 by Simon Sirmenis

The Surge for Pre-order

If you haven’t heard of The Surge, well, then shame on you. It’s a third person sci-fi action-adventure game where you get to fight man (augmented) and machine in a climate change affected earth where the CREO corp, the should-be saviour of our planet, encountered some kind of meltdown and all went to hell. The…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Mar 2017 by L Coulsen

The Deathwing Rise Up to Strike Again With New Co-op Loadouts

To coincide with this weeks' Midweek Madness, Streum On have released a pretty hefty update for Space Hulk: Deathwing. A game which received an extremely mediocre reception at launch, but has consistently improved ever since. This latest patch having actually been available as a Beta build for several months, allowing players to fully play test…
NEWS 17 Mar 2017 by L Coulsen

This Release Really Styx It to Ya

Styx: Shards of Darkness is now available, and it is everything you could want in a sequel. It looks frikkin' amazing, retains all the charm, and most of the abilities, of its predecessor, with more skills added on top, to be unlocked, it also has Styx being an absolutely cu...uh...not very nice if you die.…
ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Mar 2017 by L Coulsen

Styx: Shards of a Co-op Trailer

As revealed last time, Cyanide have added a co-op option to the entirety of Styx: Shards of Darkness. One of those drop in, drop out, spawn a clone of the main character and just go with it, types of affairs. But unlike some of the other examples of that approach, Cyanide have actually constructed the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Feb 2017 by L Coulsen

Styx’s Developers Talk Us Through the Making of a Goblin

Styx: Master of Shadows was a pretty good game, a bit rough around the edges perhaps, a rough diamond even, as mentioned in the above video, but a solid game. Cyanide have taken all of that on board for its upcoming sequel, Styx: Shards of Darkness. To that end, everything has been tweaked and cranked…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Feb 2017 by L Coulsen

The Surge: 14 Minutes of Commented Gameplay

With around three months left before release, Deck13 felt now would be a good time to torment us even more with 14 minutes of raw, commented gameplay from The Surge. Introducing us to some tidbits of story and lore as well as adding more insight into the combat system. Rather than the current trend of light…
ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Feb 2017 by Stephen Haselden

Blood Bowl 2: Legendary Edition in Detail

It’s been over a year since Blood Bowl 2’s release, which makes it about time for the publisher to bundle the whole game and its parts into one shiny new package, and sell you the same product again. Yes that’s me being overly cynical, not that that never happens, but the point is, Blood Bowl 2:…
GAME PROFILE 10 Feb 2017 by Hendrik

Blood Bowl 2

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NEWS 10 Feb 2017 by L Coulsen

Greedfall: Spiders’ New Game Brings Magic to the 17th Century

Now that The Technomanceer has taken its place in gaming history. At six months old, positively geriatric by modern sensibilities, I'm sure I'm not the only one who has been waiting to hear what they plan to do next. So the arrival of a wee trailer from le What's Next de Focus event in Paris,…
ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Feb 2017 by Kyle Johnson

Insurgency: Sandstorm Revealed, Has a Single-Player Campaign

Developed in conjunction with Focus Home Interactive, New World Interactive’s tactical modern military shooter Insurgency has had its sequel revealed. Entitled Insurgency: Sandstorm, it represents the next phase of development for New World, marking the move away from Valve’s Source engine to Unreal Engine 4, and the move to a new generation of consoles and…