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A new Humble Bundle is upon us, this time packing a handful of big games. The Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 includes Deadlight, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Complete Pack and Galactic Civilizations 2: Ultimate Edition in the organizations standard "name your price" package. Beating the average...

August 19th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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As promised, the Tequila Works-developed survival game, Deadlight, is the latest freebie for Xbox Live Gold members. The Xbox 360 game – regularly priced at $15 – will remain free until April 30. In her review of Deadlight, Joystiq's Jess Conditt said the game "shines in its detailed w...

April 17th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Whether you'd prefer to gingerly hop your way through the decrepit ruins of humanity or dispatch targets with the cold, remorseless professionalism of a trained killer, Microsoft's Games With Gold promotion has something for you. Come April 1, Hitman: Absolution will be available as a free downloa...

March 31st 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Another sale has spread across Xbox Live Arcade, running until April 9. The sale's highlight is 50% off Mark of the Ninja from Klei Entertainment – one of Joystiq's favorite games of 2012 – bringing it down to 600 MS Points ($7.50).Other cheap contenders include Trials Evolution for 800...

April 2nd 2013 at 11:45pm 0 Comments
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Today's Xbox Live deal, as part of the Xbox Live Countdown to 2013, includes sales on Dust: An Elysian Tail, Deadlight and Hybrid.Both Dust: An Elysian Tail and Deadlight are on sale for 600 Microsoft points, 50 percent off from their original prices. Hybrid can be downloaded for 400 Microsoft poin...

December 23rd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Deadlight is shuffling onto Steam on October 25, Tequila Works announced. The zombie-stuffed side-scroller originally lurched onto Xbox 360 as part of this year's Summer of Arcade. Tequila Works promised the PC version has improved graphics over its XBLA counterpart, and includes a new "nightmare m...

October 5th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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'Silver Lining' is a column from freelancer Taylor Cocke dedicated to highlighting moments of real potential in less than perfect games. This week he examines Tequila Works' Deadlight. The following may contain story spoilers. Scrawled on the wall in a frenzied font a warning reads "The Inferno Beg...

September 20th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Playing a game about zombies is never a waste of time. Any game that features a variation of the undead – the shuffling decomposed, cannibalistic speed demons, the infected – offers a new approach to tackling the zombie apocalypse when it occurs in reality. Each new game demonstrates v...

August 1st 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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"The only thing we have to fear is to fear yourself." We're pretty sure that's what president Franklin D. Roosevelt said to galvanize the American public when he took office in 1933, in the thick of the Great Depression. Nothing says "We can do it!" quite like "You're a monster!"Thankfully Deadlig...

May 25th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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We haven't figured out a way to travel into the future yet, and we're just as upset as you are about that. But the closest thing has to be playing games that aren't actually out yet, right? Microsoft is offering PAX East attendees a chance to do just that next weekend.Major Nelson posted the list o...

March 30th 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments