June 2015

I was pretty excited about Ultima Underworld/System Shock/Nethack-inspired roguelike Barony a while back. And then I promptly forgot about it. And then I cooked a pizza, probably. And, hey, now Barony is out. I was excited because Ultima Underworld is the best thing ever, but with music and controls that make me want to walk…

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The Mafia rumor machine is once again picking up speed, thanks to the recent registration of four domains related to Mafia 3. Noticed by NeoGAF, mafia3thegame.com, mafiaiiithegame.com, mafiathree.com, and mafiathreethegame.com appear to belong to Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., the publisher of the Mafia series that was last heard from nearly…

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Daedalic Entertainment, the German studio best known for their commitment to the point-and-click adventure genre, has released a cinematic trailer for Silence: The Whispered World 2. A light synopsis from the game’s website reads: “With completely new 3D visuals, the game will take players back to Silence, a world made…

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Scrolls, Mojang’s collectible card/strategy game, is no more. The studio announced today that the game “can no longer sustain continuous development,” and while it promised to keep the servers running until at least July of 2016, no new features or card sets will be added. The studio implied that smaller…

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As the name suggests, Valve’s “Get It Early” scheme offered advance access to the company’s forthcoming range of hardware to those willing to throw down cash before anyone else. But “only while supplies last,” Valve warned earlier this month, when it announced that 35 percent of the stock had already been sold. And now it…

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Finally, Retro City Rampage is getting the PC port none of us asked for. No, I’m not talking about the version that launched years ago, but rather a forthcoming port made specifically for PCs still running MS-DOS. Announced on Facebook earlier today alongside the above image, Retro City Rampage 486 will, as the name…

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