Indie developer Team Jolly Roger's sci-fi tactical strategy game Interplanetary, currently on Steam Greenlight, takes the basic concept of the classic Artillery game and expands it to interstellar scale, where players use gravity on a planetary scale to fire at their enemies. The game also will also feature resource management, tech research, and espionage.
A new report is claiming that Microsoft will be releasing a new wave of major updates to its operating systems for Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox One OS in the Spring 2015. The update is codenamed "Threshhold" and will make the three OS systems more synergistic.
Indie developer Yacht Club Games has confirmed that their Kickstarted retro-style platformer Shovel Knight will be released in early 2014, after missing its proposed launch in September 2013.
With its recent release on PC, Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag has been receiving high scores from both reviewers and fans. To celebrate its glowing reception, Ubisoft has released a new trailer showing off some more story in between rave reviews.
NCSoft has announced that the Valiance expansion for Lineage 2 will be arriving on the 11th December. The expasnion will include new clan halls, new raid bosses and skill system updates.
The Spike Videogame Awards will feature two new trailers from publisher Square Enix, according to the publisher's marketing VP for North America and Europe, Karl Stewart.
Civilization V game designer Jon Shafer has posted a new update on the Kickstarter page for his successfully funded project At the Gates, which can best be described as an empire building game set during late antiquity. That is, Europe during the time of the Roman Empire.
A new partnership has emerged between Eutechnyx and Games Workshop that means the development studio will begin work on a new PC and mobile title called Warhammer 40k: Storm of Vengeance.
It's referred to as a "lane strategy" title, where players will defend a planet with just 100 Dark Angel Space Marines. It's handled by their mobile division and releases in Q1 2014.
DICE has announced the next PC update will be arriving tomorrow for Battlefield 4, so it launches alongside the China Rising expansion for all Premium members. Roll out begins 1.00am PST/10.00am UTC.
No new changes have been made to the earlier update notes for PC. It addresses the 'one-hit kill bug' where a single bullet's damage would be "applied multiple times".
WB Games has released a new trailer for the Initiation DLC that explores Bruce Wayne's even earlier life than in Batman: Arkham Origins, where he's training under martial arts master Kirigi in North Korea.
Challenge maps across "exotic locales" will test the martial skills of Bruce, facing "fresh enemies along with an epic final test" to prove his worthiness to master Kirigi. It's out tomorrow.
SEGA and developer Creative Assembly has just announced the first campaign expansion for Total War: Rome II. Four playable factions feature in the upcoming Caesar in Gaul expansion, due December 12th.
The team always planned to "focus more closely" of key historical conflicts, and Caesar's military tour of Gaul is their starting point. A new campaign map with 24 turns per year.
Perihelion Interactive's space opera The Mandate has achieved Kickstarter success with 16,408 backers pledging $701,010. That's accompanied by around $15,000 from Paypal donations.
Not only is The Mandate well on its way financially but the community also managed to hit the Starbase Boarding Operations stretch goal. Visit planets and starbases now.
Braid creator Jonathan Blow has posted two new in-game shots of The Witness, and yes you're officially seeing double. Each image sports a doppelganger which is stereotypical of 3D sorcery.
Most likely Blow is teasing the inclusion of Oculus Rift, the VR headset that's threatening to take the world by storm. It would go well with the game world of The Witness.
The upcoming content creator for Grand Theft Auto Online has been discovered among the game files and accessed ahead of time. Footage has appeared, from the same person who found the audio files.
New races and death matches were creatable but it's 'unfinished', they report, acknowledging their version is different from the updated Content Creator. Obviously this is all 'work in progress'.
The 8 year record held by PS Vita for fastest selling console in the UK is shattered by Sony's new shiny PlayStation 4. It helped propel Call of Duty: Ghosts back to the chart top, besting FIFA 14 by 6k copies.
Battlefield 4 keeps 3rd place, with Killzone: Shadow Fall debuting 4th. Every title in the top 10 is on PS4 except for Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V which came 7th after a sales jump.
In late November last year Steam had managed to attract over 6 million concurrent users, but last month that record was topped by an additional million. Its peak had surpassed 7.1 million - those sales sure help.
'All your clicks are belong to us'. Perhaps the new slogan for Steam? With the imminent rise of SteamOS and the Steam Machines the future is PC, which is odd because it's dead.
Battlefield 4 supports a geo-leaderboard, says CEO Patrick Soderlund of DICE, which tells you the best players in your local area. What if they could pull your local weather too and have it appear in-game?
Soderlund says that's "frankly one dumb idea from me, but it's kind of cool!" The cloud-based world we now inhabit allows for so many more experiments with features.
Team Meat has announced one of their new features for their cat breeding sim Mew-Genics: an Animal Crossing-style home furnishing, that will not only give the player something to do but affect their cats as well.
Telltale Games released a new screenshot from The Walking Dead Season 2, and it shows off one of the characters from the first season: Omid. No sign of his partner Christa, however.
The popular JC2-MP mod which adds multiplayer to the PC version of Just Cause 2, allowing gamers to romp with each other in Avalanche's open world game, will be hitting Steam soon.