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Space Hulk: Deathwing is an FPS

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 04, 2013 8:15am PDT

Games Workshop is going wild with video game adaptations lately, licensing its beloved tabletop franchises to everyone and their grandmother. That Focus Home has licensed Warhammer 40,000 off-shot Space Hulk for an FPS is no surprise, then, but here's the weird bit: Space Hu...

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"I liked E.Y.E. for what it was. The narrative was an incomprehensible mess, but the gameplay ..."

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Bound by Flame coming to PS4, delayed to 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2013 2:45pm PDT

Little-known RPG Bound by Flame was originally due later this year for PC and current-gen consoles. But now, it's coming to PS4 as well.

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"The monster design looks pretty cool, and it's an interesting concept. Great concept, but the ..."

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Farming Simulator crops up on PS3 and Xbox 360 September 4

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2013 10:30am PDT

Farming Simulator is hitting consoles on September 4, Giants Software announced today.

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Farming Simulator trailer celebrates small-town America

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 05, 2013 7:00am PDT

The makers of the Farming Simulator games clearly knew they're used as something of a punchline. A new trailer for the upcoming Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 editions of FS 2013 plays on the gag videos, with hip beats and funky editing, but at the same time it also looks pretty...

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Blood Bowl 2 announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 06, 2013 10:00am PDT

Wipe the skull fragments from your boots and sharpen your shoulder pads, as Cyanide Studio's Blood Bowl adaptation is finally getting an actual sequel rather than more fancied-up expanded editions. Publisher Focus Home carefully avoids saying anything of much consequence abo...

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"Yeah, that really threw me off when I discovered it. I guess they figured if it rolls dice ..."

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Wargame: Airland Battle trailer details dynamic campaign

By Alice O'Connor, May 24, 2013 4:30pm PDT

The classic RTS campaign is a stodgy affair, with mission following mission and maybe a side-mission or two if you're lucky. R.U.S.E. developer Eugen Systems has gone a little more exciting with its next game Wargame: AirLand Battle, using a dynamic campaign where you can hi...

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"It looks like they're addressing one of my bigger gripes about the base game: boring single ..."

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Contrast casts shadows on vaudevillian Paris

By Alice O'Connor, May 24, 2013 1:15pm PDT

It was a murky world, the Parisian nightlife of the 1920s, but sometimes a little shadow can be useful when you're an 8-year-old girl's glamorous imaginary friend. Publisher Focus Home Interactive today announced it's picked up Contrast, a puzzle-platformer where you can shi...

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Magrunner debut trailer reveals sci-fi Lovecraftian puzzling

By Alice O'Connor, May 03, 2013 8:15am PDT

Magrunner: Dark Pulse's concept is interesting--a first-person person in a Portal-ish sci-fi setting which careens in the Cthulhu mythos--but we hadn't seen much of the game until now. After months of screenshots, publisher Focus Home today released the first trailer, showin...

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Farming Simulator sprouts on consoles in September

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 05, 2013 9:35am PDT

It can be nerve-wracking, waiting for an exciting series to finally come to your preferred platform. What if it's a shoddy port? Will the controls work? And if it's delayed by months, that's even more worrying. Be strong, gentle player: this one's worth the wait. Farming Sim...

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Bound by Flame announced, coming late 2013

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2013 5:00pm PST

Spiders Studio announced Bound by Flame today, an action RPG coming to PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in late 2013. It focuses on a mercenary, possessed by a flame demon.

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"Spider Studio created Ignis. Spiders Games, a studio of TWENTY staff, created Faery Legends ..."

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Obscure turns survival horror into monster mash

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 07, 2013 6:00am PST

Remember the 2004 survival horror Obscure? No, that's fine, as the new Obscure announced today has little to do with it beyond licensing the property. The new one is a side-scrolling monster mash, coming for download on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this spring.

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"This does not look like the old good ObsCure game to me... i'm not buying this!"

- sir-serri see all 5 comments

Wargame: AirLand Battle invades Scandinavia

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 10, 2012 10:00am PDT

War! Huah! Yeah. What is it good for? Video games! Eugen Systems likes it so much they named their game Wargame: European Escalation after it, and now a sequel's on its way. Publisher Focus Home Interactive today announced that Wargame: AirLand Battle will come to PC in 2013...

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"This game is closer to World in Conflict than RUSE. Same massive battlefields from RUSE but no ..."

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Farming Simulator 2013 coming to consoles too

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 27, 2012 7:30am PDT

PC peeps have long enjoyed giving the gag gift of unusual simulators from Europe, and now consolemaniacs can join in on the fun too. Farming Simulator 2013 has been announced for release this October, coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 as well as PC.

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"Time to farm some achievements! HaHA! ... I'll show myself out."

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Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition announced for PC

By Steve Watts, May 04, 2012 8:00am PDT

Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition is coming this September, with the addition of Chaos Dwarves, Daemons of Khorne, and Underworld outcasts.

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"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice . . . We won't get fooled again."

- capt tripps see all 5 comments

Confrontation bringing wargame to PC in April

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 20, 2012 7:45am PDT

Cyanide Studio did a decent job of turning a tabletop game into a video game with Blood Bowl, and on April 5 we'll get to see its stab at another adaptation in Confrontation, based on the vintage miniatures wargame by Rackham.

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"I would really like to see a 40k tabletop port. That would be fantastic if done right. "

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