Chucklefish raised over $2.1M in crowdfunding for Starbound, which can best be described as "Terraria in Space", where players explore a procedurally-generated 2D world while crafting and surviving on the landscape's resources.
With the buzz surrounding a possible leak of Fallout 4, gamers have been looking to the Spike TV Videogame Awards as a possible time for Bethesda to announce it.
Iceberg Interactive has announced that their new 4X space strategy game Star Lords is now available on Steam Early Access. The game, currently in an alpha build, is being developed by Portuguese studio Arkavi Studios.
As suspected, TheSurvivor2299.com was a hoax, as the site finally admitted as much with a message directed to fans stating, "Special thanks to /r/Fallout the most amazing community on reddit. PSA: YT User 'Elevated Level', Butch, Liam Neeson and creator of tunnelsnakesrule.com are not responsible for this 'hoax/rickroll'. Ah, and thepropheteer.com is a fake too (Still thumbs up for this guy it looks great!). That's all. I really hope you'll get a real Fallout 4 soon, guys."
Ubisoft is reportedly polling fans about the next Assassin's Creed game, and also whether they'd be interested in a pirate game that has nothing to do with the Assassin's Creed IP.
Morroblivion, a group of fan modders have been working on a mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim called "Skywind", which completely recreates the third game of the series, Morrowind.
Big Robot has announced that a new "Teapot" update has been released for their open world shooter Sir, You Are Being Hunted, which adds a new robo-enemy, the Poacher, wildlife, and professions.
After returning to the Steam registry yesterday
, Square Enix has officially released Final Fantasy VIII
on Steam, optimized for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8.
Capcom has revealed in a new Unity blog that the PC version of Ultra Street Fighter IV would be coming in August, both as a $14.99 USD upgrade and as a full game for $29.99 used.
Creative Assembly has announced that the developer is releasing a free downloadable content pack for Total War: Rome II, adding Baktria to the mix.
Sony has started issuing emails to certain PlayStation Network members warning them that their PSN password "is no longer valid" and needs to be changed.
Publisher Mastertronic has announced that the remastered update to the classic futuresport game Speedball 2 is now available on Steam for $9.99 USD.
Not content with producing Star Wars films, Walt Disney Studios and Paramount Pictures have struck an agreement to sign a marketing and distribution deal with the other major LucasArts franchise, Indiana Jones.
Bohemia Interactive has announced the Make Arma Not War contest which will be offering €500,000 in prizes for developers who create the best mods for ArmA III.
Gamers who are looking forward to Bungie's first game since Halo: Reach can circle 9th September 2014 on their calendar, as the MMOFPS Destiny will be launched then.
Kalypso Media has announced a new expansion for their gangster sim Omerta: City of Gangsters. The DLC is The Japanese Incentive, and it adds new characters, storyline, weapons and cut scenes. It is available now on PC, and will be released on Xbox 360 in early 2014.
D3 has announced that its Marvel-licensed version of Puzzle Quest is now available on Steam. Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign is free-to-play, and supported by macrotransactions.
Despite a failed Kickstarter, Bugbear is continuing to hype up its upcoming car combat game Next Car Game, and has released a new "Sneak Peek" build of the game for free to gamers.
ArenaNet has announced that the Wintersday event will be launching on Guild Wars 2 next week.
Bossa Games, which developed the offbeat Surgeon Simulator 2013 game, has started working on a small browser-based game, Time to Live, in which players must fight each other in a sci-fi game show.