PC, XBLA / Action RPG / Release: Aug 16, 2011 / ESRB: E10+

Pay-what-you-want Bastion launches Humble Weekly Sale

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 19, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Branching out from pay-what-you-want bundles, Humble Bundle has launched a new weekly bargain-o-rama. To kick things off, the Humble Weekly Sale is selling Bastion for as little as a dollar, though surely you'd pay more, wouldn't you? Hey, what timing! Developer Supergiant a...


Bastion developer's next game is 'Transistor'

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2013 10:00am PDT

Bastion developer Supergiant Games has announced its next project, called Transistor. The action RPG is aiming for an early 2014 release, and will be playable this weekend at PAX East.


Bastion coming to iPad tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Supergiant's gorgeous Bastion is making its way to iPad in just a few hours. It will be available for $4.99 on the App Store.


Humble Bundle V gathers record $5.1 million

By John Keefer, Jun 15, 2012 11:30am PDT

When Humble Bundle V launched, the general consensus was that it was one of the best collection of games ever put together as an indie offering. That's now confirmed, with a record $5.1 million collected.


Humble Indie Bundle 5 launches: Psychonauts, Limbo, Amnesia and more

By Alice O'Connor, May 31, 2012 10:00am PDT

If you've been suffering from indie game bundle fatigue, this should snap you out of it. Humble Indie Bundle V has launched, offering Amnesia, Limbo, Psychonauts, and Sword & Sworcery for whatever you fancy paying. Pay more than the average, and you'll get Bastion too.


Skyrim wins AIAS Game of the Year

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2012 7:45am PST

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences held its Interactive Achievement Awards at DICE last night, and gave the big Game of the Year award to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Best of 2011 Honorable Mention: Bastion

By Garnett Lee, Jan 13, 2012 12:00pm PST

The 2011 Shacknews 'Game of the Year' awards begin today with our list of honorable mentions. These titles didn't quite crack our overall top five, but deserve your attention.


2011 Game Developers Choice nominees announced

By Steve Watts, Jan 05, 2012 6:30pm PST

The Game Developers Choice Awards nominees have been announced, and Portal 2, Skyrim, and Bastion lead the pack.


Bastion sequel not in the cards, despite strong sales

By Xav de Matos, Jan 03, 2012 6:30pm PST

Despite the success of indie darling Bastion, a sequel is not in the works. According to Super Giant Games' Greg Kasavin, the developer now has the freedom to self-fund its next project.


Bastion passes 500,000 sales

By Steve Watts, Jan 02, 2012 5:00pm PST

Bastion has crossed the 500,000 mark in sales, and the team at Supergiant Games credits recent bumps from Steam and Xbox Live Arcade sales for pushing the game over.


Bastion 'Stranger's Dream' DLC announced

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 09, 2011 10:15am PST

It's a big day for Bastion. Hot on the heels of the Chrome browser edition comes the announcement of new downloadable content, which will be free on PC and cost only $1 (80 MSP) on Xbox Live Arcade.


Bastion now available on Chrome; Square Enix pledges support

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 09, 2011 6:30am PST

Google Chrome is home to a number of games, but they've typically been games we've seen on mobile devices. Once you're done flicking some Angry Birds and battling Plants vs. Zombies, you may want to check out today's biggest Chrome release: Bastion.


Bastion DLC not planned

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 05, 2011 9:10am PDT

"We held nothing back," Bastion developer Supergiant Games has said, explaining that it has no plans to release downloadable content for the delightful indie action-RPG.


Bastion available on Steam August 16

By Steve Watts, Aug 05, 2011 8:30am PDT

Bastion will be coming to Steam on August 16 with 1080p resolution, remapped controls, and Steamworks support. Developer Supergiant Games also released the soundtrack CD today.


Bastion review

By Jeff Mattas, Jul 19, 2011 7:45am PDT

The world of the Bastion has been shattered by a great Calamity in SuperGiant Games debut title, and it's up to the Kid to put things back together.