Category Archives: News and Industry Happenings

Steep Road to the Olympics Releases New Developer Diary

Steep Road to the Olympics, an official licensed product of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, is an expansion to Steep, the open world action sports game to feature ski, snowboard, paraglide, wingsuit, rocket wingsuit, sled, base jump and speed riding. A new developer diary has just been released. With development led by Ubisoft Annecy, Steep Road to the Olympics integrates video testimonials from Olympic athletes and rising stars to provide players with insights and tips on each sport. The Steep Road to the Olympics expansion features fresh Alpine and Freestyle events, including Giant Slalom, Slalom, Super-G, Downhill, Parallel Giant … Continue reading Steep Road to the Olympics Releases New Developer Diary

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Readies Free-Play Weekend

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available to play for free from February 15 to 20. Interested players can join the more than 25 million Rainbow Six Siege player community on all consoles and Windows PC via Uplay and Steam. Players who try the game during the free weekend can carry over their progress and continue to play uninterrupted if they purchase the game (except on the Starter edition). The first content from Year 3 Season 1, Operation Chimera, will be available on PC through the technical test server starting February 19 and will launch on all platforms on … Continue reading Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Readies Free-Play Weekend

The X-Files: Deep State Game Arrives on Mobile and Facebook

Creative Mobile and FoxNext Games are thrilled to announce the release of The X-Files: Deep State, arriving on the App Store, Google Play, and Facebook; coinciding with the new season of the hit X-Files television series. Creative Mobile has worked in partnership with Chris Carter, Ten-Thirteen Productions, and FoxNext Games to build a genuine X-Files experience based on the series’ iconic character-driven mythology. The X-Files: Deep State draws long-time fans and new players into a web of deceit, mystery and deadly intrigue, with the familiar X-Files trademarks of paranormal crime investigation, strange monsters, and overarching conspiracies. Like Mulder and Scully, … Continue reading The X-Files: Deep State Game Arrives on Mobile and Facebook

Serious Play Awards Looking For Videogame Nominations

Entries for the International Serious Play Awards: Digital Games Award Program are due Feb. 15, 2018. The Digital Games Award Program recognizes top products for training or learning in education, corporate training, government/military, healthcare/medical staff or patient games, as well as games for museums. Winners will be announced and demonstrated during the 2018 Serious Play Conference, July 10-12, at George Mason University. Games produced in a university affiliated studio for sale to the commercial market should be entered in the Professional Category. Games that are conceived by students and produced with light guidance by college faculty or high school advisors … Continue reading Serious Play Awards Looking For Videogame Nominations

Nova-box Reveals Beautiful Seers Isle Narrative Game Trailer

Nova-box has announced its new narrative game, “Seer Isle” for Windows, Mac and Linux desktop PC. After the critical success of Along the Edge in 2016, Nova-box is proud to present Seers Isle, a new and improved version of their take on the interactive novel. Seers Isle is set in a fantasy version of medieval northern Europe, beautifully crafted with hundreds of handmade paintings. In Seers Isle, your choices impact the fate of a group of characters and each playthrough is the length of a small novel. It features several story paths and endings, depending of your favorites characters for … Continue reading Nova-box Reveals Beautiful Seers Isle Narrative Game Trailer

Black Forest Games Making Fade to Silence Easier

Black Forest Games has listened closely to the feedback and discussions of the community (and will of course continue to do so); they decided to address the difficulty of the game. With today‘s “Hope“ update – the first of the four announced major updates – the developers not only added a big overhaul to the weather effects, but also the first part of their so-called “catch-up mechanism“. The catch-up mechanism is a system which allows players to collect special shards that increase their abilities, even after you have lost all six lives and have to start over. Publishers: THQ Nordic … Continue reading Black Forest Games Making Fade to Silence Easier

New Towards The Pantheon 2D RPG Gets Trailer, Steam Page

Towards The Pantheon is a 2D top down role playing game by lead developer Connor O.R.T. Linning and pixel artist Leandro Tokarevski that follows four unlikely heroes as they venture through dangerous worlds and suffer great hardships in order to defeat the source of The Sworn Light at The Pantheon. Gone are the RPG clichés of potions, wars between elemental gods, and plots about youngsters who accidentally stumble upon a magic power that allows them to save the world. Instead Towards The Pantheon is a unique and unusual game starring Freyja the warrior, Bam the cat, Mishima the electropunk, and … Continue reading New Towards The Pantheon 2D RPG Gets Trailer, Steam Page

Dragon Ball FighterZ Fights to Release

Leading anime video game developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announced the launch of DRAGON BALL FighterZ in the Americas for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, and PCs via STEAM. As the official Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2017 award winner for Best Fighting Game, DRAGON BALL FighterZ is the definitive DRAGON BALL fighting game experience combining classic 2D fighting game dynamics with characters from the renowned DRAGON BALL universe, one of the most popular and iconic anime franchises around the world. Developed by Arc System Works, a celebrated developer of 2D style … Continue reading Dragon Ball FighterZ Fights to Release

ESA’s Nite to Unite Turns Twenty

The 20th anniversary if the ESA’s Nite to Unite is this year. It is sure to be a memorable event, honoring individuals who are making a difference in the industry and society by empowering the next generation of video game developers and using video games to drive positive change. Consider joining the video game community at the ESA Foundation’s annual charity gala to celebrate the best of the industry, support a great cause, and have fun. Funds raised from the Nite to Unite will support the ESA Foundation and will go towards: • Improving the lives of children utilizing video … Continue reading ESA’s Nite to Unite Turns Twenty

Open World Subnautica Surfaces for PC

Unknown Worlds Entertainment, the independent developer and publisher known for Natural Selection and Natural Selection 2, announced Subnautica has now officially launched on Steam and the Arc platform. The underwater, open world adventure game tasks players with exploring a vast alien ocean, while trying to survive mysterious creatures who lurk far beneath the surface. More than 1.5 million players have explored Subnautica since Unknown Worlds Entertainment originally released the first prototype in 2014. The game is now officially out of Early Access and available on Steam and Arc for $24.99. “Since the game’s beta release in 2014, Subnautica has received … Continue reading Open World Subnautica Surfaces for PC

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