May 2015

Are those gods still watching us? Geez, give it a rest. Give planet Rygel IV a look some time, they’re much more interesting. We’ll forgive them this last time though, as they’re watching over a new, free epilogue chapter to the choice-led adventure that shares their name. That came out yesterday,…

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While this week’s main Humble Bundle is chumming about with region locked Nintendo games, the Weekly Bundle is well worth your attention. It is an awful lot of video game war for not a lot of money. Specifically, it is Relic video game war. Here’s what paying what you want will get…

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Blizzard is pumping out Overwatch videos at an alarming rate. Today it’s the turn of Symmetra, a turret-placing support character that bears more than a little resemblance to TF2’s Engineer. In skills, that is. Not appearance. If you’ve been keeping up with these previews, you’ll recognise this as the same match…

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I spy, with my little eye, something beginning with DLC. It’s a new expansion for cheery political corruption simulator Tropico 5, and it’s all about espionage. The plainly named Espionage expansion adds a new campaign—The Maltese Toucan—in which El Presidente is tasked with protecting the island’s precious treasures from foreign spies. To help,…

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The dime has finally dropped on Soma, the upcoming new horror game from the team that made the hallucinogenic, let’s-leave-the-lights-on-forever-mother, Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Frictional Games announced today that Soma will be out on September 22, and also released a 12 minute gameplay trailer that starts slowly, gets weird, and then veers…

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There was uproar earlier this month when reports began to surface that Konami had adopted a “mobile first” strategy to new game development. “Our main platform will be mobile,” Konami CEO Hideki Hayakawa said, according to a NeoGAF translation of a Nikkei Trendy interview. “Mobile is where the future of gaming…

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