The VR RTS (VRTS?) Brass Tactics launches this week and I've got some impressions from the first mission.
The pricing and pre-order for Brass Tactics has gone live and registration for the free Brass Tactics Arena is available now.
Hidden Path Entertainment will bring the highly anticipated sequel to PC and consoles this September.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has introduced Operation Breakout, a collection of six community-generated maps. A $5.99 "All Access" pass will let you access missions and other connected features as the maps remain on playlists through October 2.
Imagine a vibrant island of your very own to explore, craft and befriend creatures in, now imagine that it isn’t Minecraft. Developer Hidden Path Entertainment is looking to bring their newest title Windborne to life through Steam’s Early Access initiative.
The thrills, spills, and intricate mazes of tower defense are coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Defense Grid 2, publisher 505 Games has announced. Hidden Path's original Defense Grid: The Awakening was one of the slickest TDs around in 2008, so its sequel should fit in nicely on next-gen consoles. It's still on for PC, Mac, and Linux editions this year too, of course.
For many, Harmonix is synonymous with "music." Their games have defined the genre, with iconic hits like Karaoke Revolution, Guitar Hero, Rock...
Like PlayStation Plus, Xbox Live Gold now offers subscribers free games. Last month, gamers were able to get Fable 3 gratis. What's on tap for today? Not Halo 3 or Assassin's Creed 2 as promised.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is introducing a new community program today, aimed at rewarding the community's best mapmakers.
Development on a sequel to splendid tower defense Defense Grid: The Awakening will indeed go ahead, Hidden Path Entertainment has announced. The developer tried to crowdfund Defense Grid 2 last summer and fell short, but has now landed an investor to shake out their pockets in its eager hands.
An updated version of the classic strategy game Age of Empires 2 is coming to Steam on March 9, and it will include the Conquerors expansion pack. Steam is already offering the game at a 10 percent discount until launch.
For times when you simply want to shoot men, the PC edition of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has added a deathmatch mode. Modders hacked such a thing into the game months ago, of course, but now it's all proper and official and shiny. Yesterday's patch also brought a whole heap of balance changes.
Defense Grid: The Awakening developer Hidden Path may have fell short of its Kickstarter dream of funding a sequel to the tower defense, but it did raise enough money to make new DLC. That expansion, Containment, is out now on PC for $4.99, bringing eight new maps with a new story, including voicework from Firefly’s Alan Tudyk.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is getting a free weekend, letting you try your hand at the game until Sunday at 1 PM PST.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will already have a Plaguefest zombie mod available when it launches tomorrow.
Hidden Path is ready to take Defense Grid to the next level and recently announced plans to begin work on an official sequel, Defense Grid 2. We talk to lead designer Michael Austin about the game and the Kickstarter project.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be available on August 21, assuming it doesn't fall victim to Valve Time, of course.
The hardware survey for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is open to all, and will be used to start sending out more beta keys next week.
Defense Grid is getting its first full story expansion next week, titled "You Monster." It features GLaDOS from the Portal series, and will cost $5 on Steam and Xbox Live Marketplace.
Valve has announced that the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive beta will begin for current key-holders on November 30, with more waves and an open beta rolling out later.