With Hope, Montana under siege, it’s up to our hero to save the day, and gun down thousands of crazy cultists to do it. Welcome to the world of Far Cry 5, which offers both over-the-top action and insane moments, coupled with a somewhat realistic story that is a little too close to home for life in America these days.
Jesse Schell was one of the first developers to recognize the power of serious games when he founded his company, Schell Games, back in 2002. Today, it employs over 100 people, and works on some of the most interesting serious games around, right alongside its other original, purely entertainment based, titles.
The game has been out for a few hours now, so we dive into the sequel to the amazing Battle Fleet series, Battle Fleet Ground Assault. Featuring the same turn-based WWII mechanics, Ground Assault adds tanks to the wargaming sandbox. Charge on with a first look at the new gameplay.
From the makers of FTL, Into The Breach is a turn-based mech combat game with some very unique elements, like enemies that show you exactly what they plan to do, and an unlimited number of timelines for re-trying battles. Come watch us blast some bugs!
Eight amazing game industry professionals were honored today at the London Games Festival’s first Ensemble showcase event. The group included longtime Gameindustry.com journalist Chella Ramanan. All eight artists honored for their contributions to the game industry will have their portraits hung in a featured gallery throughout the show.
The Council is not your normal narrative-based game. It has an ingenious system in place to help build out your character while keeping the focus solidly on the fascinating, Lovecraftian story. Those who love deep narratives will want to check out this new episodic masterpiece.
Thousands of you nominated games worthy of the Game of the Year crown. We counted them all, and now present you with your choices for the top games of the year in various categories. Vote for your favorites, and may the best game win!
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is one of the most realistic, historically accurate RPGs ever created. Journey into a world where you are anything but a hero, and try to scratch and survive as a peasant in a muddy, dirty, impoverished medieval kingdom. It’s actually great fun!
Cedar Games is a five-person studio based in Cologne that is pushing some really big ideas, like an apocalyptic RPG that is customizable enough to be loved by casual gamers, hardcore role-players, PvP warriors and sim-loving crafters. Find out what strange magic is going into the development of their premiere Z-Alert game.
Clearly a labor of love for developer NewHopeGames, Avalon: The Journey Begins features a deep story and some complex space-exploration of an interesting, procedurally-generated universe that more technical players will likely adore, though this is not a casual experience by any measure.