Games: PC News


IGF Audience Award Finalists: Audiosurf (is Amazing)

By Chris Remo, Feb 01, 2008 1:47am PST

Remember when I said I wanted more funk in rhythm games? Well, my friend Steve reminded me iNiS' excellent Gitaroo Man (PS2), which I have played...


"just thought I'd update my post. I spoke with the developer and after a few rounds back and ..."

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You Did It

By Nick Breckon, Jan 30, 2008 1:12pm PST

You crazy son of a bitch, you did it. The next evolution in video gaming has been released. Behold the artistic merit of pounding...


"Not that I can tell. It was a quick thing and then the game started up immediately. "

- Nick Breckon see all 9 comments

Play With Yourself, Cooperatively (Alone)

By Chris Remo, Jan 30, 2008 2:12am PST

This clever Flash game was passed around the webs a few weeks ago, but if you missed it then you should definitely give it a shot. It will confuse...


"awesome. loved it. i got 188 which I think is the highest score, with all the pyramids ? did I ..."

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Sins of a Solar Empire Goes Gold, Out Feb. 4

By Aaron Linde, Jan 29, 2008 4:35pm PST

Stardock announced today that Ironclad Games' Sins of a Solar Empire (PC) has gone gold and will be released on February 4. Priced at...


"I understand why it happens but its a shame that digital download costs more. I can get it from ..."

- smacknca see all 33 comments

First UE3-based Ultimate Team Play Screens Released

By Chris Remo, Jan 29, 2008 12:36pm PST

Shacknews can exclusively debut the first screenshots from Virtual Heroes' upcoming sim Ultimate Team Play, announced yesterday. The Unreal Engine...


"I think they may have gotten it for the easy to use tools over other engines. Or they sent Paris ..."

- freshyk see all 27 comments

Passage: A Game That is Beyond Widescreen

By Chris Remo, Jan 28, 2008 3:15pm PST

Jason Rohrer's free, enigmatic PC game Passage is rendered at a resolution of 600x96--that's an aspect ratio of 25:4, or three and a half times...


"I was confused at first, but then it made sense. The future is hazy, and as you go the past ..."

- David Craddock see all 20 comments

Shacker Creates Insanely Impressive Tactical Gaming Guide, Available Online or in Print

By Chris Remo, Jan 23, 2008 3:27pm PST

Shacker dslyecxi is well known among the Shack community for heading up the Shack Tactical online gaming group, better known as ShackTac, which...


"I remember hearing about this when you first mentioned it on here, dslyecxi. Never actually got ..."

- fuzzydevil see all 14 comments

IGF Audience Award Finalists: Synaesthete

By Chris Remo, Jan 23, 2008 1:18pm PST

"The fire-breathing voxel king rules over a machine world made of funk and rhythm. The darkness in his heart has plunged his realm into an eternal...


"my god.. on a whim, I used those 360 controller drivers to get the Rock Band drums working on ..."

- xsoulbrothax see all 5 comments

Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden Finally Released

By Chris Remo, Jan 22, 2008 4:19pm PST

Nearly one year ago, I made mention in Late Night Consoling (RIP) of an indie RPG enticingly entitled Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, then...


"This is pretty ubar. Reminds me of the Columbine game in it's cheese."

- PizaZ see all 14 comments

The Video Game 65 Days in the Making

By Nick Breckon, Jan 21, 2008 1:58pm PST

God creates Dinosaurs. God creates Man. Man destroys God. Man creates Off-Road Velociraptor Safari. Get the Flash Player to see this...


"Feathered dinosaurs? The creators will surely burn for their heathen ways and support for ..."

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Stranger Invades North America March 3

By Nick Breckon, Jan 21, 2008 11:09am PST

Sudden Strike developer Fireglow Games' PC fantasy RTS/RPG is heading to the New World. Already released in Europe, Stranger will hit the...


"Remember kids, no matter what it says, this game does NOT have candy in the back of it's van!"

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Conflict: Denied Ops Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 20, 2008 10:55am PST

bit-tech.net has posted a Conflict: Denied Ops preview, offering hands-on impressions of the first person shooter sequel.


Stargate Worlds Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 19, 2008 5:28am PST

Stargate Worlds Explored is an IGN interview with the people at Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, asking them about their plans for the MMORPG based...


Independent Game Festival Audience Award Voting Opens in Partnership with FileShack

By Chris Remo, Jan 17, 2008 11:48am PST

Game Developers Conference organizer CMP Media has opened up voting for the Audience Award component of its annual Independent Game Festival....


"Oh snap! The Shack's moving up in the world! Congrats! Now I've gotta check out some of these ..."

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StarCraft Patch 1.15.2 Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 17, 2008 10:29am PST

New patches for StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War are now available updating both to v1.15.2. Neither games require the CD to play anymore now.