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ATTENTION: The year 2014 has concluded its temporal self-destruct sequence. If you are among the escapees, please join us in salvaging and preserving the best games from the irradiated chrono-debris. Threes Threes is ingenious. Its simplistic presentation belies beautiful, thoughtful design an...

January 7th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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ATTENTION: The year 2014 has concluded its temporal self-destruct sequence. If you are among the escapees, please join us in salvaging and preserving the best games from the irradiated chrono-debris. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft If you'd told me a year ago that I'd spend a majority of my 2014...

January 5th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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In the spirit of the money-saving holidays (and Thanksgiving, we guess), Sony kicked off a new Co-Op Gaming sale today that discounts games with local or online multiplayer functionality. The deals end on December 1, and PlayStation Plus subscribers get a bigger discount than other PSN users: up to...

November 25th 2014 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Towerfall Ascension's forthcoming Dark World expansion will arrive on PS4 early next year, developer Matt Thorson revealed via PlayStation Blog. The update adds new playable archers, four levels, power-ups and more to the archery combat platformer. The developer also upped the number of team deathm...

November 11th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida recently discussed the continued dissonance between the audience's perception and reality of independent games and AAA titles. In particular, he mentioned the download rates of games available for free to PlayStation Plus members. "I hear complaints...

July 7th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Steam's current sale honors the Great White North with a slate of discounted games made by our Canadian brothers and sisters in celebration of Canada Day. Featured Canada-powered games include TowerFall Ascension ($10.04), Fez ($4.99), Dyad ($3.75), Rogue Legacy ($7.49), Retro City Rampage ($2.50)...

July 1st 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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July is soon to arrive, and with it comes six games for PlayStation Plus subscribers to freely download. Falling in line with the program's rule changes introduced in late May, the six games are split evenly among PS4, PS3 and Vita, though some are Cross Buy-compatible. Leading the group on PS4 is...

June 25th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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The mechanically simplistic, extraordinarily competitive Towerfall: Ascension has coated Linux and Mac devices with bramble arrows. Whether you're on PC, Mac or Linux, you can celebrate the spread of Towerfall's frenzied, archery-driven deathmatches by buying a Steam key directly from Matt Makes G...

June 1st 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Alert! A sweet deal is approaching fast! The Humble Store is currently offering the PC version of Matt Makes Games' multiplayer arrow-'em-up Towerfall: Ascension at a 33 percent discount, making it the cheapest it's been since launch. The catch? The deal is only valid for the next four hours. Hour...

May 6th 2014 at 12:53pm 0 Comments
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Local multiplayer obsession Towerfall has proven incredibly successful, to the tune of more than $500,000 in sales to date, but according to creator Matt Thorsen, the nascent PlayStation 4 version of TowerFall has outpaced its PC predecessor. "It's actually doing better on PS4, but it's still doin...

April 28th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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When the Joystiq crew gets together in person, things get intense. We need somewhere to channel all of that pent-up editing rage and story-scheduling mania, and thankfully we've found our outlet: TowerFall: Ascension.

March 24th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments