Rise of the Triad Returns This Year Thanks to a Major Remake [Update with Video]

Apogee Software's mid-'90s cult-classic first-person shooter Rise of the Triad is coming back, with the help of the Danish studio that remade Duke Nukem 3D. The new Rise of the Triad will be developed by Interceptor Entertainment and Apogee and will be out as PC download through Steam later this year. »8/02/12 3:13pm8/02/12 3:13pm

Dust: An Elysian Tail Makes Me Proud of My Right Forearm

Earlier this year a visit to Epic Games in North Carolina inspired me to forever etch a combat-ready green rabbit on my person. The art I used as reference for the vibrant tattoo was created by independent animator turned game developer Don Dodrill, the man behind the unbelievable 2009 XNA Dream Build Play competition… »7/17/12 9:30am7/17/12 9:30am

Here’s What The Expendables 2's Co-Op Action Looks Like

The virtual version of Sylvester Stallone that you'll see in this trailer for Ubisoft's movie-based co-op shooter looks… waxy. But in a good way, as if he's left the petty frailties of human flesh behind long ago. The Expendables 2 will hit PSN on July 31st, and Xbox Live and PC download stores on August 17th. Get… »7/10/12 12:23pm7/10/12 12:23pm

Looks Like Valve is Working On A Left 4 Dead Prequel After All [UPDATE: No, They Aren't]

Despite some vague-ish comments from Valve that this wasn't the case, a video turned up on the Payday: The Heist YouTube channel indicating that Valve is working in some capacity with PayDay developers Overkill on something called No Mercy, which will explore the origins of the zombie virus from Left 4 Dead. The… »6/15/12 7:00pm6/15/12 7:00pm

PlanetSide 2 Plays Like a First-Person Shooter, Not a Massively Multiplayer Compromise

The original massively multiplayer online FPS, PlanetSide »6/13/12 4:00pm6/13/12 4:00pm, promised competitive first-person shooting on a massive scale. It got the scale right, but tech limitations made for gameplay that was a pale shadow of its more traditional shooter counterparts. With technology has finally caught up to Sony Online…

The Witcher 2 Kicks Reviewer Ass No Matter What Platform it Shows Up On

It would take a lot to ruin game powerful enough to make me write what is essentially fan fiction in my review of the PC version. Looks like CD Projekt just didn't apply themselves enough to failing. Jerks. »4/18/12 7:00pm4/18/12 7:00pm

is a game that is desperate for people to describe it as 'adult' and 'mature', ideally while using words…