A couple of days ago, technical experts confirmed that the Xbox One version of Ark: Survival Evolved runs like ass.
Layers of Fear, a promising horror game about a tortured artist, is leaving Early Access on February 16 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Patricia took a look at the in-development version of Layers of Fear last year, and having played it for myself, I can back her up: it’s terrifying.
Years of Puzzle Quest, Candy Crush Saga and Bejeweled have all been preparing me for this moment. Now is my time to dominate. To stand over the battered and broken gems of my enemies in Force of Elements.
The technically free-to-play online multiplayer-only Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex shooter that Luke Plunkett was so bummed about went live on Steam Early Access this morning. So far learning to play is much more entertaining than actually playing.
Released last year as a fan game for Rooster Teeth’s hit animated webseries, RWBY: Grimm Eclipse returns as an official four-player co-op action game on Steam Early Access, and it’s a blast.
WARSHIFT is a new-ish game on Early Access that wasn’t quite sure if it wanted to be an RTS or an action game. So it ended up being both.
In the late 21st century virtual reality has become the world’s favorite pastime, and people spend massive amounts of time exploring fantasy worlds instead of fixing bugs and making sure the servers can handle the game launch.
Last year, game developers Bloober Team released one of the worst rated titles on the PS4. This year, they’re back with a horror game with a very unusual premise—and it’s actually pretty damn good.
Since announcing Xbox Game Preview (Xbox’s version of Early Access) at E3, Microsoft has had “a mad rush from the game development community” to be part of its pilot program, says the company’s head of publishing Shannon Loftis—even Microsoft itself plans to release its own first-party games through the service.
Your aim in Poly Bridge is simple: build a bridge that’s strong enough to carry waiting cars across a river to their destination. Yet on that simple gameplay foundation, players have come up with some genius solutions.
All of this shiny new, far in the future Final Fantasy stuff from E3 2015 is great, but those of us with massively multiplayer leanings have more immediate concerns, like next week’s launch of the first major expansion for Final Fantasy XIV.
Wow, this is big. It’s called “Xbox Game Preview,” and it’s starting today with Elite: Dangerous and The Long Dark.
Even in its unfinished state, Lego Worlds is a game that inspires wonder. What sorts of marvelous things might we find in its universe today?
Should I care about Ark: Survival Evolved? Yes. If you’re into dinosaurs and survival games, you really can’t go wrong here. Word of warning, though: it’s definitely not finished yet.
I’ve spent a couple of hours in Lego Worlds this week, and I am absolutely loving it. The main reason? There are a ton of things and creatures lying around, all of which you can ride with the press of a button.
How much delight can one pack into five minutes? Watch and learn.
A lovely pixelized combination of shoot-em-up and roguelike, Steredenn changes every time you play, which is the excuse I’m using for all the deaths.
Launching a game is hard. So what happens when you release a high-profile title with the world watching and things break? Lots of things. Worse, it takes at least a day to fix stuff when a retweet can happen in seconds. Let’s talk to H1Z1’s senior game designer Jimmy Whisenhunt.
"You know what Peter Molyneux's like," an ex-22Cans employee told me while trying to sum up the infamous designer's tendency to make enormous promises and then just kinda... forget about them. "You try to hold onto his words and they slip through your fingers."
In the near future, Atari will be launching one hell of a reinvention of the arcade classic Asteroids. The company just announced Asteroids: Outpost will be a multiplayer-focused survival game for PC that's launched through Steam's Early Access program. That's a surprise.