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Natural Selection 2 developer Unknown Worlds launched its latest game on Steam Early Access this week, Subnautica. In it, players submerse themselves in an "alien underwater world" with brightly-colored creatures and environments, such as coral reefs and volcanoes. Fighting to survive, the swimmers...

December 17th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Unknown Worlds Entertainment has decided to pull its developers from cult-hit, team-based shooter Natural Selection 2, though instead of ending the game's lifespan the studio is handing development duties to a group of dedicated fans. WasabiOne, co-leader of the newly-founded fan development team,...

June 2nd 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer Unknown Worlds has heard the pleas of its fans and has decided to greenlight a worldwide championship tournament for its flagship shooter, Natural Selection 2. Tournaments are generally created by developers to promote a game, but in this case the idea for the event came from the Natural...

October 14th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The female TSF Marine will join the battle of Natural Selection 2 in the game's next update, scheduled for August. The character was one of the first announcements made for post-launch content and developer Unknown Worlds revealed the final render of the game's 3D model on its site. "The game indu...

July 5th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Valve has deactivated 1,341 Steam keys for Natural Selection 2, a result of a scam that saw developer Unknown Worlds Entertainment out a total of $30,000. These 1,341 keys were purchased through the developer using stolen credit cards. The real credit card owners made chargeback claims on the fraud...

March 8th 2013 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Natural Selection 2 gets "Gorgeous" today, along with a 50 percent off sale on Steam. The update, according to Hugh Jeremy of developer Unknown Worlds, introduces "new weapons, creatures, abilities, map, tutorial system and more: Gorgeous takes the struggle for survival between alien and marine to...

February 28th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Natural Selection 2, which was originally slated for a Halloween launch, will now be available later today. The new calculation on the game's Steam page has the team-based shooter's release set for around 8PM Eastern (5PM Pacific, Midnight UK).As Shacknews points out, the original idea was for the...

October 30th 2012 at 9:40am 0 Comments
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Natural Selection 2 is really pushing that October release window it set up in September; it's now due out on October 31. The original Natural Selection mod came out on October 31, 2002, precisely 10 years prior to its sequel's launch date."As the old saying goes, 'you've bitten off more than you c...

October 10th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Ten Halloweens ago, the absurdly popular Natural Selection mod transformed Half-Life into a multiplayer shooter with real-time strategy. Today, its long-developed sequel is finally up for pre-order on Steam, attached with a very convenient 'October 2012' release window. Yup, we'll eat our pumpkin h...

September 5th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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With the advent of antibiotics, platinum credit cards and thermal underwear, the purist's notion of natural selection remains a long-forgotten, useless ideal -- at least until the aliens attack. Sequel to a 2002 Half-Life mod, Natural Selection 2 will act as a survival-of-the-fittest simulation fo...

February 6th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Though many of you seemed glad to see indie FPS/RTS Natural Selection 2 getting some attention from Joystiq last week, a lot of you that were already playing expressed frustration with the current state of the game. Developer Unknown Worlds recently used its official site to explain the game's curr...

November 22nd 2010 at 4:32pm 0 Comments