In the first chapter of Ken Follett’s bestselling novel The Pillars of the Earth, mason Tom Builder and his family are journeying through snowy woods when his wife, Agnes, enters labor. The tragic events that follow serve as the opening to Daedalic Entertainment’s adventure game adaptation.
Once this year’s tournament season is done in November, Blizzard are looking to make some “major design changes” to StarCraft II’s units and economy.
Want to know how No Man’s Sky has changed since launch? The first thing you should do is check out the beautiful grass.
Here’s a new trailer for Iron Harvest, the upcoming RTS based in the same universe as 2016's very good board game Scythe.
You blink. You rub your eyes. You look around. “Oh crap,” you realize, “I’m at a party.”
Most of the time, it’s not terribly difficult to slot games on Steam’s best-sellers list into categories. You’ve got your multiplayer survival game of the week, your triple-A hit, your discounted indie, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and so on. West of Loathing, though, defies categorization. It marches to the beat of…
Lona: Realm of Colors is an adventure game in development from a small team based in Sweden. There’s a strong Miyazaki vibe running through the game’s art style, and it looks cool as hell.
Saints Row spin-off Agents of Mayhem is out today, and it’s a very different game than its over-the-top, gang-banging, devil-taunting predecessors. It can be daunting, but worry not — we’ve got tips.
H1Z1: Just Survive, the companion game to H1Z1: King of the Kill, is now simply called Just Survive, separating it from the H1Z1 universe. The rebranding arrives with today’s massive update, which introduces player-built strongholds to the game. Check out the update notes here.
If Overwatch had a single-player story mode, it would be Agents of Mayhem. If a big-name developer devoted the time and energy to do a G.I. Joe game right, it would be Agents of Mayhem. If Crackdown had more personality and jokes about balls, it would be Agents of Mayhem. The Saints Row spin-off is a lot of things,…
There’s a long history of Civilization board games, from a 1980 title that kinda inspired the video game series to a number of versions (in 2002 and 2010) that have in turn been based on the video games. We can now add one more to the list, this time based loosely on Civilization VI.
Hey, remember when Blizzard callously killed the “Battle.net” name, a beloved moniker for its online service in games like StarCraft, Diablo, and Overwatch that dates all the way back to 1996? Well, the blue giant has now decided to un-kill it.
If I have one guilty pleasure series, it’s Assassin’s Creed. Normally, I’m not one to get excited about yearly releases, let alone broken games. But I’ve played and mostly enjoyed every game in the series. Recently, I returned to Assassin’s Creed II, and, much to my surprise, I realized just how much I’ve lowered my…
Sonic Mania is a celebration, a digitized block party of blistering speeds and bright worlds. Sega’s decision to hand their famous mascot over to fan creators and artists has paid massive dividends, creating a game that is not just a welcome return to form but a raucous, delightful experience.
Watching this video of an army of Crash Bandicoots leaping at a man who has a gun but is unable to escape the screams—oh god, the screams—it strikes me that what’s considered scary in the year 2017 is very different from what frightened us back in ‘90s, when the original Doom first came out.
The PC version of Sonic Mania has been pushed back from August 15 to August 29. Announced during a live stream this morning, the PC version apparently requires further optimization. Steam preorder customers will get a copy of the original Sonic the Hedgehog as compensation.