Category Archives: News and Industry Happenings

The Thin Silence Game Donating to Mental Health Charity

The Thin Silence Partners with Mental Health Awareness Group, Checkpoint to Donate 10 Cents of Every Copy to Charity Two PM Studios, with Nkidu Games Inc., is proud to announce a partnership between the studio’s first upcoming major title, The Thin Silence, and non-profit organization, CheckPoint. The partnership, which includes donating 10 cents to charity for each copy of the game sold, aims to aid CheckPoint in their mission to provide support and help raise awareness on mental health issues. CheckPoint Organization Ltd is a not-for-profit organization which connects mental health resources with video games and technology. More information about … Continue reading The Thin Silence Game Donating to Mental Health Charity

Vampyr’s Soundtrack Available on Limited Edition Vinyl

Vampyr, DONTNOD Entertainment’s upcoming action-RPG, releases June 5 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Pre-order now at selected retailers outside of North America, and receive a limited edition vinyl featuring a selection of Vampyr’s soundtrack, composed by multi-award winner and BAFTA nominee Olivier Derivière. Derivière is best known for composing the soundtracks to a wealth of games including Get Even, Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Freedom Cry, The Technomancer, Remember Me, and more. Here, his marriage of fierce cello performed by Eric-Maria Couturier from Ensemble Intercontemporain de Paris and industrial textures provide the perfect companion to Vampyr’s ferocious combat … Continue reading Vampyr’s Soundtrack Available on Limited Edition Vinyl

This is The Police II Adding Tactical Combat

Back in the big city, Police Chief Jack Boyd, the protagonist of This Is the Police, was too deeply mired in bureaucracy to pay much attention to field tactics. But in Sharpwood, a cold frontier town where a young woman named Lilly Reed has recently become sheriff, you’ll need to take a new approach: you’ll have to take your cops under direct control during particularly difficult and dangerous missions. In such situations, the game will switch to a new turn-based combat mode system. Gather a team of your finest police officers (or use your drunk and stupid bums – you … Continue reading This is The Police II Adding Tactical Combat

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Hosting Scavenger Hunt for In-Game Rewards

Video games publisher Versus Evil in partnership with Obsidian Entertainment today unveiled a digital scavenger hunt for all Pillars of Eternity fans that lets them unlock special in-game items for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire when it releases on May 8th, 2018. The Explorer’s Society Scavenger Hunt encourages gamers to search for secret codes ‘hidden’ in a variety of online and printed promotional assets for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. To take part, they simply have to sign up at the official website www.deadfirescavenger.com by using their existing Obsidian.net account, or by creating a new one. After connecting their Steam … Continue reading Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Hosting Scavenger Hunt for In-Game Rewards

Project Nimbus: Code Mirai Files to Console

KISS Publishing Ltd., GameTomo and GameCrafterTeam are thrilled to announce that their high-flying mecha space shooter Project Nimbus: Code Mirai is now available in the US. EU players can also prepare for some high octane mecha action when Code Mirai launches in Europe tomorrow. Following an incredibly successful Japanese launch in November, the Project Nimbus team are delighted to bring Code Mirai to the West and the PS4 version is fully optimised to deliver an incredibly polished PS4 experience. PS4 players in the US and Europe are invited to enter the post-apocalyptic skies of Project Nimbus: Code Mirai and pilot … Continue reading Project Nimbus: Code Mirai Files to Console

Beleaguered CHRONO TRIGGER Gets Steam Gameplay Patch

Today, SQUARE ENIX announced that CHRONO TRIGGER for Steam has received the first of multiple patches to enhance the game’s presentation and features following fan feedback. Today’s patch includes the following updates and adjustments: • ‘Original’ Graphics Setting: A new option will allow players to choose between the current high-resolution character sprites and background graphics, or an ‘Original’ mode which has a display style closer to that of the original CHRONO TRIGGER. • Updated Font and Dialogue Boxes: Fonts and dialogue window graphics are updated to give the game a more classic look and feel. • Adjusted Start-Up Sequence: The … Continue reading Beleaguered CHRONO TRIGGER Gets Steam Gameplay Patch

MXGP PRO Motocross Racing Towards a Summer Release

Milestone is proud to announce MXGP PRO, and it will be available summer 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC/STEAM. MXGP PRO is a brand-new game, designed to satisfy even the most passionate fans who want to live the Motocross experience. Based on community feedback, the title has been revamped using a new method called the “mechanical approach.” Players will be able to customize nearly every aspect of their bike, based on real values and metrics. The crucial knowledge gained from previous titles in the MXGP franchise has led to this new experience, which enhances racing by refining … Continue reading MXGP PRO Motocross Racing Towards a Summer Release

Save the Worlds with Keeplanet on Steam

BiggameIncubator is happy to announce the new casual game Keeplanet is now in early access on Steam. In Keeplanet, you create your own history – there’s no right or wrong way to play! Become a world’s landlord, spread out trees, mountains, houses and other objects to make the planet rotate around its axis. Remember, the most important thing is not to let the planet stop. Otherwise, all inhabitants of the planet will die out from sunburn or freezing. Fight for the humanity Universe is a dangerous place, protect people from external hazards – meteorites, meteor rains and vigilant aliens are … Continue reading Save the Worlds with Keeplanet on Steam

Gameindustry.com Journalist Chella Ramanan Honored by London Games Festival

Eight BAME-background talents from the games industry have been selected for the London Games Festival’s first Ensemble showcase. The selected artists were unveiled today, on the first morning of the 2018 London Games Festival, which runs 5-15 April across the city. Ensemble, supported by the British Council, highlights the significant contribution BAME creatives have made to the UK’s games culture at every level, focusing on up to eight artists and delving into their work. The eight artists selected hail from across the UK and are:  • Chella Ramanan, Writer (Devon): Chella is a freelance journalist writing for Gamesindustry.com and the … Continue reading Gameindustry.com Journalist Chella Ramanan Honored by London Games Festival

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