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While Capcom offers Street Fighter 4 and Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition through Steam already, players have to register a Games For Windows Live account on top of Steam for multiplayer. Capcom's Neidel "Haunts" Crisan says Ultra Street Fighter 4 will forgo GFWL entirely for Steam. Crisan t...

August 14th 2013 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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"I'm the new poster boy for Kickstarter cautionary tales," says Rick Dakan, unabashedly jumping right into the reason for our interview. Dakan is the head of Sarasota, Florida's Mob Rules Games, which was, until recently, developing Haunts, a competitive haunted house game funded via Kickstarter. L...

October 24th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Bad news for Kickstarted turn-based haunted house project, Haunts, as the game has ceased production. According to Mob Rules Games head Rick Dakan, both of Haunts' programmers have left the project, with the lead programmer moving on to Google, and the other taking a new job as well. Neither progra...

October 19th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There are plenty of horror-themed video games out there, but not many can claim to be a turn-based haunted house. Enter Haunts: The Manse Macabre, the first game from Mob Rules Games, a studio founded by Cryptic Studios vets. Voted by fans to be the studio's first project, Haunts has one team inves...

May 9th 2012 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Mob Rules Games had high hopes for its innovative, user-oriented Kickstarter campaign, where investors would get to choose one of three concepts for the developers to turn into a real game -- Haunts, The Last Second or Guerrilla Gorilla. They believed in this approach so strongly that they allott...

November 27th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments