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Publisher Devolver Digital revealed it's releasing the first Hotline Miami on PS4, and the good news is fans who bought the original game on PS3 and Vita won't have to pay to get the new version. Speaking to Destructoid at GDC, Devolver's Nigel Lowrie confirmed the 2D top-down murder-fest is retain...

March 24th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Endless Legend, the "civilization fantasy game" by Endless Space and Dungeon of the Endless developer Amplitude Studios, will enter Steam's Early Access program next month. The team told us at GDC that the plan is for the game to have its official launch by year's end. The fantasy 4X strategy game...

March 23rd 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Some games pit players against zombies. Some feature monsters. Still others go toe-to-metal-toe with robots. EnMasse Entertainment's Zombies Monsters Robots has all three. EnMasse announced the game at this year's GDC, revealing it to be a free-to-play third-person shooter and spiritual successor t...

March 23rd 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Dungeon of the Endless, the drunkenly conceived roguelike by Endless Space's Amplitude Studios, still has some features to add before its final release. The game has been available through Steam's Early Access program since December, but the studio still plans to add four-player co-op before the ga...

March 23rd 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Developers working on Wii U projects have counted the Unity engine among their options since last year, but support for Unity is still absent from the 3DS. Considering more than 42 million 3DS units have been sold worldwide, in comparison to the 5.86 million Wii U shipped to retailers as of Januar...

March 23rd 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Framed is a game for comic fans, noir aficionados, puzzle gurus and lovers of story. It's minimalistic; the characters are silhouettes with details in white, such as ties and flowers, and there's absolutely no text. Gameplay involves sliding frames of a comic around to create the best possible sc...

March 22nd 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The 2014 Game Developers Conference is wrapping up, and so, like Frodo and Sam making the long walk back from the mouth of Mt. Doom, so too must the Joystiq crew leave the mystical land of San Francisco. Oh well, at least we get to keep all our fingers. If you haven't already gotten caught up on a...

March 21st 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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In a Puppeteer postmortem peppered with prickly punditry, Sony Computer Entertainment's Gavin Moore gave attendees of the Game Developers Conference a small idea of what he and his team hope to craft next. Coming off Puppeteer, a dark and clever PlayStation 3 platformer carved from the world of the...

March 21st 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're of a certain age or just an enthusiast of gaming's past, The History of Nintendo booth at this year's GDC is a veritable treasure trove of nostalgia. While other booths will have fancy-dan virtual reality devices of the future, this booth has the true master, the Virtual Boy, waiting to...

March 21st 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments