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HESAW, developer of the on-rails, motion-controlled shooter Blue Estate, is well aware that a Kinect is bundled in every Xbox One owner's purchase. The studio is bringing its adaptation of Viktor Kalvachev's comic book series to the gesture-friendly console, noting in a press release that they'll...

April 13th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Creepy-crawly developer Spiders issued a new combat trailer for its demonic hack-and-slash game, Bound by Flame. The trailer shows a variety of weapons being used to pulverize the undead enemies, such as the stealthy use of a crossbow and the pounding swings from a two-handed hammer. Published by...

April 4th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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The Warhammer universe will continue its reach through time and space with the upcoming PC adaptation of the 1999 board game, Mordheim: City of the Damned. While not set in the current timeline, Mordheim takes place in the Imperial city of ... well, Mordheim, which is part of the Warhammer universe...

March 30th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is taking a modern turn this time around, mixing in the awkward, introspective quirks of Benedict Cumberbatch's portrayal and the macho-ness of Robert Downey Jr.'s take. Crimes and Punishments is due out in Q2 2014 for PS4, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.

February 1st 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Would you climb a multimile-high tower for a chance at wealth and learning your own origin story? Yeah? Alright, how about if it was filled with puzzles and tons of guards ready to grind your bones into the spaces of the stone floor? That's the peril the goblin Styx will face in Styx: Master of Sh...

January 26th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Etherium is a new real-time strategy game in development at Tindalos Interactive that, like so many before it, sees players battling over a precious resource that is both futuristic and totally fictional: The titular "etherium." "The solo campaign in Etherium is non-linear: You are free to decide...

January 17th 2014 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Giants Software's down-home blend of wheat-harvesting, livestock-breeding action makes its PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 debut with today's digital and retail release of Farming Simulator. This week also marks the release of the latest series entry, Farming Simulator 14, for iOS and Android devices....

November 19th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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There's something lurking in the shadows of this Contrast trailer, and it smells like secrets. Well, and a fire-breathing shadow dragon, but we're not sure how to best describe that scent. Contrast is on Steam, Xbox Live Marketplace, PS3 and is currently free for PS4 owners with PlayStation P...

November 17th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Burlesque platformer Contrast will take to the stage on PS3 just a few days after it shows up on other platforms. The news comes as publisher Focus Home Interactive announced the game's final release dates, confirming it for November 15 arrivals on PS4, Xbox 360, and PC, and then November 19 on PS3...

November 11th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Contrast is now available to pre-purchase on Steam, which says the game will arrive on November 15. Compulsion Games tells Joystiq that the November launch date is "to be confirmed," and may change as it draws near. The game is 25 percent off ($14.99) until it launches. Contrast has players contr...

October 16th 2013 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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The latest Humble Weekly Sale serves up a pay-what-you-want collection of games from publisher Focus Home Interactive, headlined by the medieval fantasy RPG Game of Thrones and metropolis construction game Cities XL Platinum. Other bundled games include the orcish football sim Blood Bowl: Legendar...

October 11th 2013 at 3:00am 0 Comments