December 2015

Rain World follows the travels of a creature called a “slugcat” (which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like) as it struggles to survive in a grey, grimy, industrial world. Despite that unhappy description, it’s a surprisingly beautiful game, and in a year-end “holiday update” on Kickstarter the developers…

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On the surface, the 2015 Steam Winter Sale seems fairly mundane as these things go: Good deals, cute comic, but nothing we haven’t seen before. But maybe—just maybe—there’s more to it than meets the eye. The Steam Sale Detectives on Reddit have discovered a rabbit hole, and at this point…

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Ron Gilbert says that puzzles will be the focus of his retro adventure game Thimbleweed Park, and it turns out that one of those puzzles involves a phone and a bunch of answerphone messages. Thanks to a comment on Kickstarter, you can soon leave Gilbert a voice recording that could show up in the game, presumably…

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The two new Battleborn heroes revealed today on IGN are about as different from one another as they could possibly be. The shotgun-toting bruiser named Trevor Ghalt is a respected and well-liked military veteran who was among the first to recognize the grave threat facing the universe, while the stealthy…

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