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Mighty No. 9 still looks awfully familiar

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2014 7:30am PDT

Comcept has released more footage of Mighty No. 9, showing off the stages of Mighty No. 2 and 5 (water and artillery-based, respectively).


"I'm sure Infaune and his team have the experience and acuity to decide when to incorporate ..."

- David Craddock see all 15 comments

Valve delays Steam Controller to 2015

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2014 11:00am PDT

Valve's Eric Hope says that because of the amount of feedback and improvements, the Steam Controller will "realistically" launch in 2015, rather than 2014 as originally anticipated.


"They have to delay it because HL3 isn't ready yet. They're going to throw in a free copy of HL3 ..."

- jtthe2nd see all 16 comments

Tropico 5 review: Building a modern island nation

By Steven Wong, May 22, 2014 4:00pm PDT

El Presidente returns to the seat of power with the fifth installment of the island nation building sim, Tropico 5. We break down what El Presidente's fifth term looks like.


"They also use the entire alphabet when writing their reviews. Ridiculous!"

- Captain Loco see all 22 comments

Space Hulk adds co-op with new Harbinger of Torment DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, May 21, 2014 5:30pm PDT

Developer Total Control has completed work on the latest Space Hulk update, which will add co-op to the PC, Mac, Linux, and iPad versions at no extra charge.


Steam in-home streaming open to all PC users

By Ozzie Mejia, May 21, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Steam's in-home streaming feature has exited beta and is now available to all users. This allows users to remotely install, launch, and play games between two Steam-connected computers on the same home wireless network.


"Oh there's some lag, but it varies from game to game. The two PC's I use are connected to a ..."

- Halen see all 48 comments

Monochroma coming to Steam May 28

By Steve Watts, May 19, 2014 8:30am PDT

Monochroma is coming to Steam on May 28, Nowhere Studios has announced.


"The black/white/red motif isn't that new at this point*, but nonetheless it looks very nicely ..."

- Grape Flavor see all 3 comments

The Stanley Parable Announcer Pack adds dry British humour to Dota 2

By Ozzie Mejia, May 15, 2014 10:00am PDT

Valve is adding some sardonic British wit to its announcer roster with The Stanley Parable Dota Announcer Pack, which introduces The Stanley Parable's droll and sarcastic Narrator's unique take on the action.


"Stanley knew he was support yet Stanley took the kill for himself anyways much to the dismay of ..."

- asianwaste see all 8 comments

Tropico 5 trailer shows off multiplayer despots

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2014 10:30am PDT

A new trailer for Tropico 5 shows off the multiplayer aspect, letting you team up with your friends to rule the island together or declare war to take over yourself.


"Tropico 4 is very much worth playing if you liked 3. It's routinely on sale, especially during ..."

- thetangent see all 6 comments

Unreal Tournament returns as ambitious, fan-driven free first-person shooter

By Robert Workman, May 08, 2014 11:35am PDT

Unreal Tournament is coming back in a big way, as a free-to-play shooter with a secondary mod market.


"I hope the base game rocks and the mods are Rocket Arena quality."

- Pneum0 see all 19 comments

Hack 'N' Slash now available on Steam Early Access

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2014 9:30am PDT

The puzzle-adventure game Hack 'N' Slash is now available on Steam as an Early Access game for $19.99.


"The Amnesia Fortnight prototype was fun, I'm definitely interested in the full game. It's more ..."

- Begawkiness see all 8 comments

Battleblock Theater releases on PC & Linux on May 15

By Andrew Yoon, May 02, 2014 7:30am PDT

After a beta test on PC two months ago, the studio has announced the Steam version will be available to purchase on May 15th.


How to transfer FTL: Advaced Edition save files between PC and iPad

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2014 4:30pm PDT

FTL: Advanced Edition is now available on PC and iPad, giving the galactic roguelike new life. Unfortunately, save files can't be accessed both platforms, but according to a bold user, it does appear that there's a way to transfer save files from one platform to the other.


"Oh sweet. Not that I have anything useful on my PC save. Such as, ya know, a win."

- node see all 13 comments

Project CARS video compares the game to real life (and wins)

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 28, 2014 10:00am PDT

A new video pits the game against real life, with BMW cars racing a lap at Laguna Seca in the real and virtual worlds. And which version reigns supreme? Unfortunately for reality, we'd say the game wins.


"I just meant I don't play with the Hood View like in the video, which is different from cockpit ..."

- Frozen Pixel see all 11 comments

The Last Tinker: City of Colors brings classic 3D platforming to PC on May 12

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 28, 2014 9:00am PDT

Remember when games like Banjo-Kazooie were pretty much all you could find at GameStop? The 3D platformer has waned in popularity since, but that...


Project CARS gameplay trailer shows vehicular beauty

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 23, 2014 11:30am PDT

That sure is a nice-looking CGI trailer for Project CARS. Wait... that's all gameplay???


"they already pissed off alot with the bait and switch they did early on in the development ..."

- spammehardo see all 10 comments