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Swords & Poker Adventure Looking For Android Players For Beta Testing

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that Swords & Poker Adventures, its popular mobile game that launched on iOS in July 2014, will be making its way to the Android platform. In preparation for launch, the game has entered closed beta and Google+ Community members can participate in the phase starting today. In order to be eligible, users must request to join Swords & Poker Adventures through the Google+ community page by providing their username and email; once accepted, participants will be able to access and download the beta version of the game. The Swords & Poker Adventures Google+ Community […]

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Civilization: Beyond Earth Now on Linux

Linux players looking to have a happier holiday can now pick up Sid Meier’s hit turn-based strategy game, Civilization: Beyond Earth for Linux. The game is available for Linux through the Steam Online gaming platform and other retailers.  Civilization: Beyond Earth is a current contender for Game of the Year, and received 4 GiN Gems in the Gameindustry.com review of the game for the PC. Publishers: 2K Games Developers: Firaxis Games Platforms: Linux

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Interplay Designer Working On FreeSpace Tactics Board Game

Interplay and designer Chris Taylor (Fallout, Starfleet Command, and the Nemo’s War boardgame) have teamed up to bring the classic FreeSpace video game series to the tabletop with FreeSpace Tactics; a fast and deadly game of space conflict combining deck-construction and miniatures-based combat. FreeSpace Tactics will be available exclusively through the newly launched Kickstarter campaign and will not be sold in stores. FreeSpace Tactics on Kickstarter “I designed Freespace Tactics from the ground up to replicate the frenzied dogfights of the video game,” said Designer Chris Taylor. “Rather than focus on the charts and measurements typical of miniatures war gaming, […]

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Obsidian Entertainment’s Armored Warfare Reaches 500,000 Closed Beta Recruits

Armored Warfare, Obsidian Entertainment and My.com’s upcoming tank-based MMO, has generated more than 500,000 signups worldwide for its upcoming closed beta program. To celebrate this milestone, the team has released an all-new video where players can get a look into Armored Warfare’s modern battlefield, PvP combat , co-op missions and deep customization options. Since the game’s reveal in February, fans around the globe have flocked to Armored Warfare’s website to sign up for beta and to see more of the game’s stunning next-gen visuals, dynamic destructible environments, customizable vehicles and intense team-based gameplay. Players who haven’t yet signed up can […]

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Battle Fleet 2 Proceeds Donated To National Museum of the Pacific War

To honor the anniversary of the Dec 7th 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Capital j Media is donating 50 percent of it’s profits from three days of sales of Battle Fleet 2 to the National Museum of the Pacific War. Capital j Media will donate 50 percent of its profits from sales between Dec 7th 2014 to Dec 10th 2014 of its WW2 themed naval strategy game Battle Fleet 2 to the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas. The National Museum of the Pacific War is operated by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to […]

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New, Remade King’s Quest Gets First Trailer

Sierra today revealed the long-awaited debut gameplay trailer for its upcoming game, King’s Quest. Planned for fall 2015, King’s Quest marks a return of a franchise that helped define the adventure genre when it first came to life 30 years ago. The trailer premiered at The Game Awards 2014, where King’s Quest series creator Roberta Williams received high honors alongside her husband and fellow Sierra co-founder, Ken Williams, in a ceremony that looked back on the long legacy of King’s Quest and Sierra. The duo received the Industry Icon Award to celebrate their contributions to video game culture and creativity. […]