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The grandfather of the dynamic RPG is releasing a sequel next year, and those of us old enough to remember the original are throwing out our hips with joy. Twenty five years is a long time to wait for a rightful heir to the throne, even though we've been treated kindly with spiritual successors alo...

December 13th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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If you threw at least $55 at inXile Entertainment's heavily-anticipated, crowdfunded Wasteland 2, your generosity is paying off: As of this morning, you have access to a playable beta test of the post-apocalyptic roleplaying game. Entering the beta is easy. If you backed Wasteland 2 to the tune of...

December 12th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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With the recent re-release of the 1988 classic RPG Wasteland and the development progress of Wasteland 2, my mind's swimming in post-apocalyptic wonderment these days. Aside from those titles and the insanely popular Fallout series, post-apoc hasn't proven to be as popular a setting for games as it...

November 21st 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Responding to fan demand for a modern re-release of its acclaimed classic RPG Wasteland, InXile Entertainment is now offering up a repackaged version for purchase via Steam and Good Old Games. Released in 1988 for the Commodore 64, Apple II, and DOS, Wasteland puts players in control of a large an...

November 14th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The original Wasteland will see a separate release on GOG.com and Steam, Wasteland 2 developer inXile announced in an update on its Kickstarter page. The game was slated to be packed in with copies of Wasteland 2 thanks to the assistance of EA, publishers of the first game. Now inXile can release t...

August 9th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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inXile Entertainment's recent delay of Wasteland 2 is due to the studio's fondness for reactivity, Rock, Paper, Shotgun's interview with inXile CEO Brian Fargo reveals. Fargo says inXile is "hanging [its] hat on reactivity ... You can shoot or kill anybody in the whole game ... If someone joins y...

August 2nd 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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A recent update to inXile Entertainment's Kickstarter page for Wasteland 2 revealed that the game's initial October release will instead mark the beginning of its beta testing. The delay stems from the game's Kickstarter gathering $2 million more than the requested funds. "This feature complete p...

July 20th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Deep Silver is partnering with developer inXile on a distribution deal for the $3 million Kickstarter-funded Wasteland 2. Deep Silver (Saints Row 4, Metro: Last Light) will handle the game's retail release and physical goods fulfillment for Kickstarter backers, while inXile finishes the game. Deep...

July 11th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Wasteland 2, in development by inXile after the studio raised over $3 million on Kickstarter for the project in April 2012, recently got its first gameplay video. The update post for the project lists off a number of elements not seen in this early trailer.Still, Development Director Chris Keenan's...

February 10th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Wasteland 2 is hosting a crowdsourcing experiment that feels more like a straight-up art contest: interested artists can create game assets in Unity, based on concept images, and inXile will review the entries. inXile will pay and credit artists to use any designs it likes in-game, with other crea...

December 6th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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The screenshot above is your very first look at the Kickstarter-funded Wasteland 2, presenting some environment and character art from the game as it's being worked on. The project hit its goal of $900k easily on the nearly ubiquitous crowdfunding service, and ended up with nearly $2.9 million. O...

July 23rd 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments