The charming sandbox kingdom builder Stonehearth has managed to reach a highly sort after stretch goal at the $400,000 mark, which means come launch there'll be co-op multiplayer.
Previous goals reached were Mac & Linux ports, PvP city raids and a bunch of new character classes and animals. There's one week left with Festivals next at $450k.
The remaining two character paths for WildStar have been given the video treatment by developer Carbine. The Scientist and Settler paths joins the Explorer and Soldier as they're finally exposed in more detail.
The first video is a narration by the developers, whilst the second is a tongue-in-cheek animation explaining the perils awaiting new adventurers in WildStar. Just make a movie already!
The Diablo III community has gone and collectively spent 13 lifetimes on the action-RPG, which is now celebrating its one year anniversary. 2.8 billion hours equals 930 years, with an average 8.2m hours played each day.
How many unique players have there been so far? 14.5 million, with 9% of that playing in Hardcore mode. Europeans like the stress of it most. Over 648 trillion gold looted from the ground.
The Xbox 360 games may not be able to run on the Xbox One due to incompatibility, but there's nothing stopping gamers from being able to transfer all of their video and music content, Microsoft has announced.
Microsoft Studios corporate vice president Phil Spencer has confirmed that a classic IP from Rare's videogame library may appear at E3 this year.
Two more civilizations are birthed with Firaxis' Brave New World expansion for Civilization V. Gaja Mada will be leading Indonesia to greatest while Ahmad al-Mansur will take charge of Morocco.
Nine new civilizations in total are added with Brave New World, as well as several new wonders and updated game mechanics. Gods and Kings was the last expansion.
It begins. Ubisoft has just detailed the first lot of pre-order incentives for their upcoming hacker vigilante sandbox that is Watch Dogs. So far only US -based bonuses have been detailed by Ubisoft.
They include Gamestop and Amazon offering exclusive missions, as well as some boosts in-game. There are also weapons and an outfit. Watch Dogs is out mid-November.
A blast from the past as John Smedley from Sony Online Entertainment reveals they've got things in motion to turn 2003's PlanetSide into a free-to-play MMO after all these years.
Right now players of PlanetSide 2 will be getting 6 months of free playtime for the original PlanetSide through a promotion, but eventually it will be adopting the F2P model entirely much like its successor.
Sony will be bringing the PlayStation 4 out this year in the UK, or at least that's what a full page PS4 ad says will be happening in a national newspaper. Sony is yet to officially reveal launch dates.
It is said to be launching in at least one territory 'holiday 2013', so hopefully the UK is on Sony's Santa list. Traditionally Europe and the UK have had to wait longer for a new PlayStation to debut.
Valve has announced at the Counter-Strike blog that there will be a new anti-cheating measure for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive called Overwatch, which will allow players on a server to police the server themselves.
Indie developer Spearhead Games, founded by former Electronic Arts and Ubisoft developers, has announced a new co-op action puzzle game Tiny Brains for the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 3. The game debuted at PAX East and will be at E3 as well.
Major Nelson has unveiled what the Xbox One game cases will look like on his official site. The design is quite sleek, with little clutter - just Xbox One band on a green case and large artwork.
Turtle Beach has announced that the audio tech company is collaborating with Microsoft to develop headsets and other audio devices for the next-gen console Xbox One.
EA Sports has announced that FIFA 14 will be launching for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on the 24th September 2013 in North America, and the 27th September 2013 worldwide.
Earlier today, a hacker calling himself Reckz0r claimed on Pastebin that he had "brutally owned" Xbox Live a few days ago, and published the data today.
Atari has announced that it will be auctioning off its assets to recoup losses, which will include such titles as the Rollercoaster Tycoon IP and Total Annihilation. However, Atari won't be auctioning one property that many gamers have hungered for: Master of Magic.
Actvision had Bungie have released a new live-action trailer for Destiny, directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens) and starring Giancarlo Esposito (Revolution television series). The 60 second ad revolves around the mythology of the Destiny-verse.
The PlayStation 3 version of the revamped MMO Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will be hitting shelves this coming August, Square Enix has announced. The publisher has also announced pre-order bonuses and a Collector's Edition.
The latest major tune-up of SOE's PlanetSide 2 is GU09 and it addresses the map system, which replaces the Hex-based conquest pathing with a series of 'Lattice Link' avenues of attack, helping control the chaos.
It means that installations now need to be hardlined into each other, and can't go 'wireless'. It's designed to make the battle flow simpler to follow, and not leave us scratching our heads.
The UK Kickstarter for adventure game The Realm failed achieving less than half its £195k goal, which developer Atomhawk attributes to "lack of US payments", and they'll work on showing game footage.
The Realm is a point-and-click adventure with an Ico-inspired emotional tether between two characters. A girl adventures out to find a cure for her sick mother, and befriends a stone golem.