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.
Sega has announced that their zombie game Typing of the Dead: Overkill has some new downloadable content, with the Football Manager of the Dead Lexicon Pack, which is a crossover with Football Manager.
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.
Over a year ago, Rain Games announced they were developing a new sci-fi platform-puzzler, Teslagrad
. The game was Steam Greenlight-approved last week
, and the developer has announced that the game will be arriving on the 13th December.
A trip to Costa Rica by Avalanche Studios has been exposed in a new developer diary, where they show staff capturing the abundance of jungle wild-life and even make sure there's plenty of ocean footage.
It's all for "reference material" and research in their "upcoming open world games," and the captured sky is partially used in Mad Max. They mention Just Cause and how important water simulation is.
Ubisoft has announced the release date for the first DLC pack for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, which stars Edward Kenway's quartermaster Adewale in his pursuit of freeing slaves in the colonies.
It's unclear when the PC version of Freedom Cry launches as the December 17th date is accompanied only by the Xbox and PlayStation logos. The DLC is worth 4+ hours of play.
Ubisoft's game designer James Everett has talked about the development of Splinter Cell: Blacklist and how it was important to take "nothing away" at the root level of the franchise.
Finally, fans could start worrying about leaving bodies lying out in the open again - it mattered. How else to make Sam Fisher vulnerable? Heavy infantry to discourage gun running.
Developer Curve Digital has announced that their sci-fi shooter Velocity Ultra will be available on Steam on the 12th December for £6.99 / $9.99 / €8.99.
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.
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.
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 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.
Sega has dashed the hopes of eager gamers awaiting a sequel for their beloved open world game Shenmue, as the publisher has announced that a trademark filed last Monday for Shenmue III is a hoax.
Independent developer iNK Stories has started crowdfunding its open world game set during the 1979 Iranian Revolution when the Shah was deposed and a theocracy was instituted, 1979 Revolution: Black Friday.
Square Enix has launched a sale on its online store for its games, ranging from PC digital downloads to console and handheld titles, up to 75% off.
Assassin's Creed fans were disappointed to learn than the Alliance multiplayer game mode, which features a deathmatch pitting three teams of two against each other, was not included with Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag.
Capcom has released a host of screenshots for its upcoming remake of the classic Strider, showing off a climactic battle between the titular character and the Orobouros.
Volition has released a new downloadable content pack for Saints Row 4 to celebrate Thanksgiving, with explosions and airstrikes in the Element of Destruction Pack. The developer released a clothing pack as well called the Zinyak Attack Pack.
According to well-placed Bothan spies, EA Canada is recruiting for a "major new next gen open world action game," with the recruiter confirming it was for a Star Wars project. EA Canada is the third studio on the IP.
EA has confirmed DICE and Visceral working on Star Wars, however the position at EA Canada may in fact be joint as "multi-site development" experience is wanted.