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Tomorrow's PlayStation Network update adds two freebies to the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus members: Rochard and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition. Last week, PS Plus subscribers were treated to a free copy of BioShock 2.Rochard is a puzzle-platformer from Recoil Games, one th...

December 10th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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A few of the developers with games in the rather fantastic Humble Indie Bundle 6 are hosting an AMA on Reddit right now.In attendance is Runic Games co-founder Max Schaefer, representing Torchlight (and Torchlight 2, it seems); programmer Matt Bush and composer Terrence Lee of Dustforce's Hitbox Te...

September 26th 2012 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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European publisher Nordic Games is launching Rochard on a whole new plane – the physical one. A boxed edition of Rochard for PC is set to hit shelves on August 14, including the game, a poster and the soundtrack.CEO of Recoil Games Jan Achrenius says that apart from reaching a new, store-going...

August 3rd 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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When Valve introduced the hat system to Team Fortress 2, you swore off Steam forever. You're a die hard PC Battlefield player, and simply won't play it anywhere else. You refuse to use standalone clients for launching your favorite PC games. Do these things describe you? Then you're probably a big...

January 24th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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As the first Unity-powered game on PlayStation 3, it should have been obvious that Recoil Games' Rochard would eventually find itself on other platforms supported by the famously cross-platform engine. The PC release followed some two months after the PS3 release, dropping just last month, and no...

December 24th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Rochard will no longer be a PSN exclusive as of November 15, when Recoil Games uses its gravity gun to lift the puzzle-platformer from Sony's platform and deposit it on PC. It will be available through Steam for $9.99. Rochard gives the player control of a gun that can be used to lift and repos...

November 7th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Rochard understands the peace of mind found in a sealed room. Like Portal, it offers bursts of purity in its puzzle design, and a calming, implicit reassurance that each area has a clean start and solution. It may not exude ambition in every moment, but Rochard's quiet, deliberately delineated ap...

October 4th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Rochard is a game built on miner inconveniences. As spacefaring but down-to-earth excavator John Rochard, you'll learn that off-world facilities are designed to be as complex and diversionary as possible. Even a simple corridor finds an excuse to become a gravitational gauntlet, proving that engi...

July 12th 2011 at 9:25am 0 Comments
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What would happen if you combined Mario and ... Dead Space's Isaac Clarke? He'd probably look something like John Rochard, star of the upcoming PSN platformer Rochard. Burt Kane, creative director at developer Recoil Games, describes John as "no marine or super soldier, but just a tough, ordinary...

February 28th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Thank heavens for Google Translate! Not only did it allow us to track our family genealogy and find our Cousin Balki -- who we then brought to America for a series of screwball adventures -- but it also taught us that Earth No More, a 3D Realms-published game being developed by the ex-Remedy staff...

December 14th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments