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15th July 2014

Early Access Announced With New Trailer For The Long Dark

hinterlandIt has been revealed in a late night note from Hinterland Games that the team has derived so much useful feedback from The Long Dark‘s early Alpha playtesting, that they want to open up the Sandbox to a much wider audience, and to that end a decision was made to bring the Sandbox Alpha to Steam Early Access in September 2014. Along with this announcement came news of a redesign for the game’s official site and a link to the game’s newest trailer. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd June 2014

Falling Skies Game To Land This Autumn

Falling SkiesWhen aliens invade the Earth, who will rise up to save humankind? Little Orbit, a worldwide video game publisher, today announced it will bring the popular -and made in BC- TNT sci-fi drama Falling Skies to video game consoles Nintendo Wii U™, PlayStation®3, Xbox 360 and digital downloads available on Steam, PSN® and Xbox Live this autumn.  The tactical strategy RPG will be set in the tense, gritty world of the critically acclaimed series from Amblin Television. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th May 2014

EA Sports NHL 15 Starts A New Generation Of Hockey Videogames

EA SportsElectronic Arts Inc. has announced EA SPORTSNHL® 15, the first title in a new generation of hockey videogames that boldly changes everything you know about the award winning franchise. Experience the hard hitting chaos and unpredictability of the sport as real-world physics are extended to all 12 players on the ice, as well as the puck itself. Look, move, play and think like a real hockey player with all new authentic player modelling and an evolved arsenal of tools, including the Superstar Skill Stick and Vision AI that allow for an unprecedented level of control and elevated player intelligence. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th April 2014

The Black Watchmen – A New Breed Of Alternate Reality Games

human equationAlternate reality games, or ARGs, have always been an important part of ‘The Secret World‘, Funcom‘s modern-day massively multiplayer game of myths, legends and conspiracies. Ever since the game was initially announced through puzzles, clues and mysteries, the community following the game have had the opportunity to put their investigational skills to the test through a series of these alternate reality games tied to ‘The Secret World’ in a variety of ways. The keenly aware (which is always a good thing to be if you are planning on solving these things), have most likely already noticed the murmurings of a new ARG taking shape.  Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd April 2014

Dragon Age: Inquisition Launching October 7

BiowareEA BioWare™ has announced that the highly-anticipated, epic role-playing game, Dragon Age™: Inquisition will be available in stores and for digital download on October 7 in North America and October 10 in Europe. In Dragon Age: Inquisition, the expansive, beautiful world of Thedas is being torn apart by a massive, mysterious breach in the sky. Players must assume the role of the Inquisitor and lead a team of legendary heroes to uncover the truth behind the impending devastation. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th April 2014

DrinkBox Studios Introduces Severed

drinkbox studiosToronto developer DrinkBox StudiosIndependent Toronto developer DrinkBox Studios, creator of Guacamelee!, Mutant Blobs Attack and About a Blob, is pleased to give gamers a look at its newest game. Severed, which is slated for release in spring 2015,  follows the saga of a distraught warrior lost in a fantastical world. As she knits together pieces of her story from both the past and the future, the heroine will embark on a journey through a surreal, nonlinear world by using a gesture-based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this first-person adventure. During their journey, players will unlock new abilities, discover secrets of the land, and grow in power as they master both offensive and defensive techniques. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th April 2014

Bruce Lee Steps Into The Octagon With EA SPORTS UFC

EA SportsElectronic Arts Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) have announced that Bruce Lee, “The Father of Mixed Martial Arts”, will make his historic first step into the Octagon® in EA Sports UFC, launching June 17, 2014. Fans can pre-order today to get instant day-one access to Bruce, or they can complete the game’s career mode at Pro difficulty to unlock him. Players can fight with the legend across four different weight classes and test his legacy against the best of the best in the UFC. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st April 2014

Postcards From Hinterland

hinterlandThrough the magic of modern technology, I’ve just received a bundle of postcards from the creative folks over at Hinterland Studio on Vancouver Island. The Long Dark devs are excited to share a few images from their upcoming game, and they’ve also launched a new community for the game, where fans can get the first word on what’s coming down the path. In the coming months, Hinterland will be revealing even more information about The Long Dark, sharing more screens and in-game footage, and other announcements about our plans for Alpha Pre-Orders and Release information. The new images are displayed below: Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2013

Build Custom Airships Out Of Anything In Windforge

snowed in studiosAs a denizen of the airborne world of Cordeus, you travel places by way of airships you build entirely from scratch. This means building a deck with whatever you can find-wood, metal, rocks or even giant animal corpses-adding engines and propellers and taking to the skies in your own custom-built vessel. But the skies are far from friendly, and enemies like pirates and krakens threaten to destroy your creations piece-by-piece until nothing but your grappling hook can save you from plummeting to your doom.  Enter Windforge, a 2D side-scrolling, independent sandbox title in the works by Ottawa-based Snowed In Studios. Until now the company has survived on contract work, contributing to AAA titles such as EA’s The Sims 3 and Eidos Interactive’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and now, for the first time, Snowed In seeks to fund its own independent title by turning to Kickstarter. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th November 2013

Introducing Astrobase Command By Jellyfish Games

jellyfish gamesMontreal-based startup game studio Jellyfish Games has announced their new game, Astrobase Command. The game uses groundbreaking AI to treat characters within the game world as people. You can go anywhere and do anything, and the choices you make have real consequences because everything is controlled by the AI-Storyteller. The game encourages attachment and emotional investment in personality driven characters, an Astrobase Command, you feel like you’re inside your favorite sci-fi TV shows. Read the rest of this entry »

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