Classic Strategy Game ‘Z’ Rebranded; Launched On PC

August 2, 2014 · Posted in Games, PC · Comment 

Classic Strategy Game 'Z' Rebranded; Launched On PCIn the aftermath of ‘Z’ an enhanced version has come up named as Z: Steel Soldiers. Launched today on PC, the game is equipped with next level control systems and rebooted graphics, but keeping the favorite gameplay and strategies into it as before.

The classic hard-core strategy game has vivid 3D landscapes and brings some new breed of robots. It is brought to life by a powerful and state of the art engine.

The creators of ‘Z’ said it is pleasant to see classic brand rebooted and with today’s technology gamers can get the experience which they always wanted to.

Clickteam Partners Mouldy Toof To Bring Spud’s Quest To Steam

August 1, 2014 · Posted in PC · Comment 

Clickteam Partners Mouldy Toof To Bring Spud's Quest To SteamClickteam has partnered with Mouldy Toof Studios to release Spud’s Quest, a Fusion made Metroidvania styled game, to Steam.

Spud’s Quest has been inspired from games of yesteryear such as the Metroid, Zelda and Dizzy series. It is an adventure game for Windows PC and has a large user base across the world, specifically from the indie community and spirit.

Gamers take the role of Spud in the game to uncover ancient elemental essences that will help in wiping off evil curse from the royal family.

Clickteam announced the new publish programme earlier today and said they are providing valuable distribution opportunities to the game.

eSports Tournament Growing Rapidly: Battlefy

July 31, 2014 · Posted in PC · Comment 

eSports Tournament Growing Rapidly - BattlefyeSports tournaments are growing very fast in North America and statistics collected by Battlefy says it may reach more than 50,000 by the end of this year. In 2013 it was little more than 15,000 and in 2012 the figure was just around 10,000.

Battlefy is one of the most popular eSports platforms.

The top five most played franchises in the region are League of Legends, Dota 2, FIFA, Stacraft2 and Pokemon.

Battlefy reveals more than a million gamers took part in the top 10 franchises. Its CEO Jason Xu said the eSports community is growing rapidly and if the League of Legends retains its popularity more than million participants can be attracted to it by 2015.

J.U.L.I.A.: Among the Stars out September 12th

July 30, 2014 · Posted in PC · Comment 

JULIA-ATS-Screen01CBE Software have announced that J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars will be released soon enough on September 12th 2014 for the PC.

You will be able to buy the game via Steam for just $19.99 and those that prefer to support developers directly will get the chance to buy it via CBE Software.
Watch the gameplay trailer  NOW!

Latest UK charts 10-02-2014

Week ending 8 February 2014
POS.  TITLE  PUBLISHER  LAST
WEEK 
1 FIFA 14 EA SPORTS 2
2 CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS ACTIVISION 3
3 FABLE: ANNIVERSARY MICROSOFT -
4 TOMB RAIDER: DEFINITIVE EDITION SQUARE ENIX 1
5 - LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 5
6 GRAND THEFT AUTO V ROCKSTAR 8
7 BATTLEFIELD 4 EA GAMES 4
8 MINECRAFT: XBOX 360 EDITION MICROSOFT 7
9 KILLZONE: SHADOW FALL SONY COMPUTER ENT. 10
10 ASSASSIN’S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG UBISOFT 6
11 - GRAN TURISMO 6 SONY COMPUTER ENT. 11
12 NEED FOR SPEED: RIVALS EA GAMES 9
13 BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 19
14 MADDEN NFL 25 EA SPORTS -
15 NBA 2K14 2K SPORTS 12
16 WWE 2K14 2K SPORTS 13
17 ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES SEGA 16
18 FOOTBALL MANAGER 2014 SEGA 14
19 LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 17
20 FORZA MOTORSPORT 5 MICROSOFT 15

Probably Archery out on Steam and Humble Store

February 10, 2014 · Posted in PC · Comment 

Following the success of the 7DFPS game jam entry and Steam Greenlight campaign, South East Games has released Probably Archery on both Steam and the Humble Store with a launch sale price of $8.99USD.
Probably Archery (Mac PC)
Probably Archery is a first person archery simulation that gives you control over the individual joints in your two arms. Similar in style to games like QWOP or Surgeon Simulator 2013, Probably Archery challenges you to master the control in a series of ridiculous, tense challenges. From screaming, exploding apple-headed berserkers charging at you, to shooting flying eggs while avoiding breaking fine china, the single player levels provide hilarious fun.

New to the full version of Probably Archery are 3 multiplayer modes. Team Deathmatch lets you balance speed with accuracy to try to take down your opponents before they put an arrow through you. The Co-op Horde mode puts you side by side with your friends as waves of increasingly more strange and terrifying creatures charge at you, including the giant pumpkin bosses. Finally, the strangest mode yet, Zoccer – Zombie Soccer takes away your bow and arrows and instead puts you in a first person multiplayer soccer match on a field filled with zombies. Use your cricket bat and revolver to clear the field of zombies or the opposing teams players!

Key Features:

  • Crazy and intense single player scenarios
  • Team Deathmatch multiplayer
  • Co-op wave-based Horde mode
  • Character customisation
  • Gamepad support
  • Razer Hydra support (currently Windows only)
  • Native Oculus Rift support
  • … and… Multiplayer Zombie Soccer

Probably Archery is available now for PC, Mac and Linux on Steam or DRM free on the Humble Store and includes Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra support.

Fading Hearts spotted on steam

February 10, 2014 · Posted in PC · Comment 

akura River Interactive is happy to announce that their interactive visual novel, Fading Hearts, has been Greenlit on Steam, and has peaked in the Top 20 Steam Seller’s List. Now featuring updated monster art, user interface and battle effects, Fading Hearts has already set itself apart from others in the genre by allowing players to change the style of game depending on the choices they make.
Fading Hearts (PC)
Fading Hearts is an interactive visual novel  where you play the role of Ryou, a seemingly normal high school student in the land of Sorayama. Live a normal high school life, ignorant of the secrets around you or seek adventure and solve the mysteries surrounding you and save Claire – the choice is yours!

The game is unique in that it infuses a dating and life simulator with RPG elements that can drastically change the flow of the game. While visual novels are known for their many choices and high replay value, Fading Hearts takes that to a whole new level by incorporating a new genre to the mix. The choices you make are endless, who knows what story you will unfold?

Fading Hearts is currently available for PC, Mac and Linux and can be bought on Steam, Sakura River’s website or at select Toronto retailers for $14.95. As a special promotion, Fading Hearts will be available for 25% off on Steam until February 12.

2013 PC Game of the Year Award

January 26, 2014 · Posted in PC · Comment 

Psychsoftpc, the high performance gaming computer manufacturer, announces that voting is now open for the Psychsoftpc 2013 PC Game of the Year Award. This year’s nominees are:

  • Tomb Raider
  • DmC: Devil May Cry
  • Dead Space 3
  • Crysis 3
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines
  • StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
  • BioShock Infinite
  • Resident Evil: Revelations
  • Defiance
  • Metro Last Light
  • Darkfall Unholy Wars
  • Saints Row IV
  • Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist
  • Batman: Arkham Origins
  • Battlefield 4
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

The winner will be determined by fan votes. “Psychsoftpc makes gaming PC’s”, said Tim Lynch of Psychsoftpc, “so we are big supporters of PC Gaming. This is just one way in which we are supporting gaming on the PC.”

All nominees have garnered industry acclaim and many were nominated by fans in the months prior to voting. Fans are passionate about these games and nominations were spirited in the final weeks leading up to the poll. This award is solely for games that support gaming on the PC. Gaming on the PC is a viable and growing segment of the gaming market and this 2013 Game of the Year Award is in recognition of that.

To vote for their favorite PC game, fans should go to:

http://www.psychsoftpc.com/psychsoftpc_game_of_the_year_poll.htm

Wayward Terran Frontier More than one player will be able to pilot a battleship

January 26, 2014 · Posted in PC · Comment 

Wayward Terran Frontier is the first project of a brand new game studio Reason Generator Inc. Company founder George Hultgren has been working on a proof of concept for his game since April 2012. “I remember being inspired by Markus (Notch) Persson when he announced his plans for a similar multiplayer space adventure game 0x10c. He said ‘someone has to make this game’ and I remember thinking that maybe it would be me” says George. Indeed, the prototype for Wayward Terran Frontier shows some promise allowing players to design custom space ship, join up with a friend in multiplayer and enjoy a detailed combat system with ships breaking into pieces, catching on fire, and sometimes exploding.

This isn’t the first, or the only game that allows players to control a large battleship cooperatively, “My project is unique because on paper it started as a role playing game instead of as a simulation…” explains George, “I put down the framework of a standard loot-collecting dungeon-crawling RPG and asked myself how I could replace the 2-5 characters bashing demons with 2-5 characters commanding a battleship.” Following George’s vision, the gameplay of Wayward Terran Frontier draw equally from action role playing games, and the slower paced sci-fi role playing games of the 90s. George also mentions “Star control II and Escape Velocity were both a huge source of inspiration for this project, and I think it’s reflected in the art style.”

George is currently running a Kickstarter to fund the 2nd stage of this ambitious project, a player-run dedicated server with a persistent living world and lots of modding support. George’s Kickstarter video is somewhat awkward as he rants for a little too long about his vision, but he summarizes it well, “I have coded the framework for creating an infinitely large galaxy that is currently infinitely empty. I need the funds to fill the galaxy with artwork, sounds, and stories so it will be worth exploring” The pitch is probably better sold by the game’s trailer which features some epic slide guitar and a story of space cowboys finding a life of violence on the final frontier.(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuVc8TV7rLA)

Wayward Terran Frontier is a work of passion created by a gamer trying to design the game he wants to play. The full game will retail for $15 on multiple platforms but the moddable multiplayer client will likely remain free forever.

Starpoint Gemini 2 some PC screenshots

January 21, 2014 · Posted in PC · Comment 

Video game publisher Iceberg Interactive and developer Little Green Men Games unveiled today they’re implementing virtual reality headset Oculus Rift into their highly anticipated, upcoming space sim-RPG Starpoint Gemini 2. Currently in Alpha on Steam’s Early Access program, Starpoint Gemini 2 will offer gamers the opportunity to launch fighter wings on unsuspecting enemies during space combat while utilizing Oculus Rift’s 3D, next-generation capabilities to provide unadulterated immersion.


“Even from our short time spent with Oculus Rift, we’re certain it’s a breakthrough in the making, bringing a whole new perspective on games in general,” says Mario Mihokovic, CEO of Little Green Men Games. “We’re thrilled for the ability to become a part of the VR revolution early on and can’t wait to see what we can do with it and what other developers will think of too.”

The sequel to Starpoint Gemini 1, Starpoint Gemini 2 is a unique space-simulation with role-playing elements that thrusts gamers into a fractious galactic space environment replete with 50 factions, dangerous wormholes, rift ways to speed travel, and a dynamic real-time 3D combat system. Players can pilot more than 70 distinct, fully upgradeable space craft in a universe that’s powered with realistic physics provided by NVIDIA PhysX technology.

With recent awards secured at CES 2014, Oculus Rift VR is a ground-breaking virtual reality headset for immersive gaming that’s officially supported by heavyweight industry veterans such as ID Software’s John Carmack, Epic Games, Unity, and investor Marc Andreessen among others.

Developer Little Green Men Games is looking for feedback on the development of Starpoint Gemini 2. Gamers interested in playing and sharing their experiences are invited to join the discussion on the Steam Community Hub.

Check out Starpoint Gemini 2 on Early Access for $22.99, which includes the complete version of Starpoint Gemini 1.

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