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.
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Sony has started issuing emails to certain PlayStation Network members warning them that their PSN password "is no longer valid" and needs to be changed.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.
Valve has routed some of their Steam pipes directly into The Linux Foundation, which is a non-profit organisation that furthers the development of the open source operating platform. Valve hope to turn on the pressure.
More hardware support for Linux moving forward is their goal, and software of course. With Valve's own SteamOS in the works it's a vital move for their own growth.
Indie developer Allgraf today has their sci-fi sandbox title Darkout release on Steam. Players find themselves stranded on a planet, which is procedurally generated, and must build, research and defend.
It mixes "strategy, exploration and storytelling" on the post-apocalyptic planet Illuna. It's an RPG with survival elements in 2D, where the light is our friend. Stay. In. The. Light.
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.
Subterranean Games are still busy working away on their new dungeon management game, War for the Overworld, which is currently in Beta and due to be released for the PC in 2014.
The development team revealed a few new details this week, with The Garrison room highlighted and three new multiplayer maps.
How do you follow up the popular episodic The Walking Dead adventure game series? Telltale Games has released a new developer diary detailing the decisions that went into choosing the Fables license for a new series, The Wolf Among Us.
China Rising, the first major DLC for Battlefield 4 (excluding the Xbox One Second Assault timed exclusive) is now available to Premium Members.
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.