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After there was Rust and Garry's Mod, there was Before. Before is the next game from Facepunch Studios, the outfit headed by Garry's Mod creator Garry Newman. The game is a 3D, cel-shaded journey through lands before civilization. Facepunch showed off a trailer at tonight's The Game Awards. The de...

December 5th 2014 at 10:22pm 0 Comments
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Rust and Garry's Mod creator Garry Newman has some thoughts regarding the recent purchase of Mojang by Microsoft to the tune of $2.5 billion. Specifically, Newman gives some insight as to reasons why he views the sale as a positive thing. "Once you start hiring people your whole attitude changes....

September 20th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Alongside Riftlight, an arcade shooter revealed earlier this week, the developers at Facepunch Studios are also working on a game called "Deuce," which a new blog post describes as "an arcade style tennis game with a focus on unique characters and courts." Or, more succinctly, "tennis crossed with...

August 1st 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Rust developer Facepunch Studios recently revealed its next game, an arcade shooter called Riftlight. The brightly colored game will feature light RPG and looting elements, so players will constantly battle their way through stages and fend off enemies, like giant space squids, to improve their shi...

July 28th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Facepunch Studios is going back to the drawing board for their survival game/naked-man-with-a-rock simulator, Rust. The game is being rebuilt and tweaked with new code in an effort to make the game not only different from its current incarnation, but more efficient. "There's a lot of systems that...

June 29th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Games like DayZ and Rust have become a whole genre unto themselves: open-world survival sandboxes that quickly turn into simulations of human cruelty. But why is that, exactly? Why do people in a sandbox devote so much of their energy to tearing one another down with such vigor? A recent article on...

May 28th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Proving the old adage that "violence always solves everything," - or something like that - Facepunch Studios has implemented a new anti-cheating system, dubbed "CheatPunch," in their first-person survival game Rust. During its initial run over last weekend, a total of 4,621 people were banned. Face...

February 15th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Garry Newman and his team at Facepunch Studios recently reached the milestone of more than a million copies sold of their hit survival game Rust, and what better way to celebrate than to make that number even bigger by bringing the game to consoles? While nothing's set in stone, Newman recently tw...

February 12th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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In just two month's time, Steam Early Access darling Rust has managed to top one million in sales. Creator of the first-person sandbox survival game, Garry Newman, shared the milestone on Twitter today by including a screen shot of the total number of sales from his Steam page. In Rust, players ar...

February 11th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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First-person sandbox survival game Rust has issued a new update, this time to remove content rather than add it. Developer Facepunch Studios has stripped zombies entirely from Rust. Zombies have been replaced with red bears and red wolves. "You hate them. We know. They're just plugging a gap for n...

February 7th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Rust, the MMO-meets-survival game from Facepunch Studios, sold 750,000 copies in a month and a half since entering Steam early access. The news is courtesy of an update from creator Garry Newman, who described the sales mark as "an amount we never even imagined selling over the game's lifetime." T...

January 31st 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The success of Garry's Mod established Facepunch Studios, but the developer's latest effort, Rust, appears to be an even bigger hit. Though Rust, a survival game that pits players against an unforgiving, mysterious wilderness, is currently incomplete, the game's release on Steam Early Access has m...

January 20th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments