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Believe it or not, Fatshark has had the same game on its mind for ten years. It's called Krater, a top-down RPG focusing on crafting, exploration and consequence. "Consequence brings not only the ability for the characters to level up and improve themselves, but also permanent injuries and death...

November 4th 2011 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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You probably won't be surprised to hear that Fatshark's PSN explorer-and-bird treasure hunting expedition, Hamilton's Great Adventure, won't be arriving on time -- because "on time" would have been April and that deadline has passed. A subsequent July release date also sailed on by. Today, Fatsh...

August 8th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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As recently as 2008, Paradox Interactive was only able to sign on for the projects it could afford to pay for at the time, rather than looking at what was best for the publisher and what fit with its goals. "Just three years ago ... we signed whatever we could afford," CEO Fredrik Wester told me...

May 4th 2011 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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Fatshark's next game is "primarily a PC title to begin with," Paradox CEO (and head of snappy haircuts) Fredrik Wester told me in a recent interview at Joystiq's NYC offices. "We're doing a new game with them at the moment, which is also multiplayer-focused," Wester added. "Project Postman" is t...

May 3rd 2011 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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As a gesture of thanks to the community, Lead & Gold: Gangs of the West developer Fatshark has deployed a free update, which notably adds the "Appendoah Valley" map, for the game on PC -- sorry, no timetable for PS3 right now, Fatshark says. Aside from sounding like a medical procedure, Appen...

March 25th 2011 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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What use is a great adventure if nobody is around to hear you talk about it? In Hamilton's Great Adventure (coming to the PC and PSN in April), the titular adventurer, Ernest Hamilton, is regaling his granddaughter with tales of his conquests through various regions in the world, such as the jung...

March 7th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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While being shown a near final build of Hamilton's Great Adventure, FatShark's puzzle-platformer follow-up due to launch in April, FatShark brand manager Gunnar Johansson revealed that the title would launch at a $9.99 price point on both the PC and PSN platforms. Of course, FatShark wants to see...

March 7th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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It might be tempting to believe that the unprecedented addition of a jump button is the defining feature of Bionic Commando Rearmed 2. Having completed the game, I can assure you that jumping neither makes nor breaks Rearmed 2 at all. In fact, given all the hoopla surrounding Nathan "Rad" Spencer's...

February 1st 2011 at 3:10pm 0 Comments
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Fatshark, the studio behind class-based shooter, Lead & Gold, has announced its next project: Hamilton's Great Adventure. A pretty stark departure from shooting up the ol' west, Hamilton's Great Adventure is an action puzzle game featuring an Indiana Jones-esque protagonist. Together with his...

January 15th 2011 at 7:00am 0 Comments