Linux gamers can now delve into the post-apocalyptic world of Journey of a Roach. The point-and-click adventure created by the Swiss development team of Koboldgames and Daedalic Entertainment is now available for the Linux OS on Steam. This comic-adventure takes players to an end-time spiced up with black humor: Jim the Roach and his sidekick Bud are making their way through a nuclear bomb shelter and try to reach the post-apocalyptic surface with the players’ help. They puzzle through classic adventure challenges but also utilize the special perks that come with being a roach, like crawling up and along ceilings … Continue reading Journey of a Roach Skitters To Linux
It’s the news gamers have been waiting for – Ubisoft today announced that its cyberpunk, open-world thriller will launch on 27 May. We’re also treated to a new trailer, see below. “We’re really excited for the launch of Watch Dogs on both PS3 and PS4 and are confident that it will prove to be one of the standout games of 2014,’ said Michael Pattison, vice president of Third Party Relations at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. ‘It’s a unique and visionary game and we believe that the exclusive content available via PSN will not only excite gamers, but showcase how PlayStation … Continue reading Watchdogs Gets Worldwide Release Date
News broke yesterday that Irrational Games was going to be dissolved. The news came as a shock as the creators of critically acclaimed Bioshock series made the announcement. Below is the official letter that owner Ken Levine wrote to the world. When Jon Chey, Rob Fermier and I founded Irrational Games seventeen years ago, our mission was to make visually unique worlds and populate them with singular characters. We built Rapture and Columbia, the Von Braun and The Rickenbacker, the Freedom Fortress and some of the nastiest basements a SWAT team ever set foot into. We created Booker and Elizabeth, … Continue reading Irrational Games To Be Dissolved
The voting for the Game of the Year begins right now following a robust nomination period. Did your favorite games make the list? Be sure to show those great games some love and make your vote count!
A Con wouldn’t be a con without fans and stars alike dressing up in some spectacular costumes, and NYCC is thankfully no exception to that rule. Come ogle some of the best.
The fine folks over at BradyGames have added several hardback copies of their excellent Grand Theft Auto V Strategy Guide to the GiN Prize Pool. As most of Gameindustry.com readers know, prizes are given away every single week. Every subscriber to the free weekly GiN Newsletter has a chance of being chosen. And when they win, they can pick from any of the prizes listed there. “Every prize that we add to the pool is one that we feel gamers will love and appreciate,” said GiN Publisher Nate Wooley. “And the signature series guide is amazing. It’s a hardback copy … Continue reading Grand Theft Auto V Guidebook Added To Prize Pool
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Mad Max, a new open world, third-person action game where players become Mad Max, a lone warrior in a savage post-apocalyptic world where cars are the key to survival. The game will debut for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. Scheduled for release in 2014, Mad Max will deliver dynamic, open-world gameplay where gamers fight to stay alive in The Wasteland, using brutal on-ground and vehicular combat against … Continue reading E3 News: Mad Max Trailer
Next week, most of the industry will come together to show off the latest and greatest games. And we may finally get some answers about the new consoles too. We’re gearing up for the show.
Paradox Interactive, the global PC strategy games publisher behind critically acclaimed games Crusader Kings II, War of the Roses and Magicka, today announced they are branching out to book publishing with a new e-book initiative called “Paradox Books.” ‘We’ve spent more than a decade creating and telling compelling stories through our computer games, stories that have engaged and captivated people from all parts of the globe, and books are just another medium to get those stories out there and engage with our audience,’ said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive. ‘Add to that the fact that our company was founded … Continue reading Paradox Interactive Founds Book Publishing Division
Society in general seems to have a love-hate relationship with the game industry sometimes. But today, there are literally titles out there for every age group and every taste. And it will only get better.