The makers of Ratchet and Clank turned their attention to Facebook last year, creating Outernauts, a hip, Pokémon-style battle game with absolutely splendid art design. Today Insomniac revealed plans to shut down the game's web presence on January 31, focusing on making a mobile version more people might play.
Well before the first episode aired on HBO late last month, members of Boston-based developer Disruptor Beam had already seen a little over half of season three of Game of Thrones. They flew down to New York City and sat within a well-guarded theater, taking in the aftermath of the Battle of Blackwater and catching…
Playing social games doesn't have to mean clicking on a farm. In Dungeon Rampage's case, social means wading into hordes of enemies and traversing perilous dungeons side-by-side with other people; you know — old school social, the way your mother used to make it.
Nexon's free-to-play social RPG The Grinns Tale, which I crowed about a few weeks back, officially launches today. Here's the opening movie. Yes, a social game with an elaborate opening movie. It's also got some interesting stats.
Those delightful little creatures with their strange cross-time clothing choices and maniacal grimaces are more than just the player characters in one of the finest social role-playing games going — they're also my friends.
How do you create a competitive driving game with only one car? Bernhard Handler's Roadeo offers a simple and elegant solution. Player one drives the car, and player two steers the road.
Kongregate Arcade, the Flash game app released earlier today for Android, has been pulled from the service's online marketplace. Why? Kongregate owner GameStop doesn't know, nor is Google saying. But all hope is not yet lost...
The Kongregate Arcade app for Android brings more than 300 free games to your cell phone... if you have an Android. The app also lets you check out ratings, high scores and comments and even download games to play offline. iPhone owners? Sorry it's Flash.
GameStop, which most of us think of as a chain of stores where you buy disc-based games, has bought Kongregate, which is a website where one can play free games, including many hours of Desktop Tower Defense.
Chris Plante has posted a plea over at GameSetWatch - one for bringing more global entertainment to the West (well, America specifically). His idea? Some sort of portal that will be able to showcase games from all over the world, dragging American gamers kicking and screaming into acknowledging foreign countries that…