A few months back Atari made the announcement that they would be rejoining the Video Game Hardware arms race, and left with little information after that. This week, Atari has finally pulled back the curtain on the mysterious Ataribox and their intentions with the new console. The Ataribox will be…
Even though the summer has only just begun, it appears that Valve is wasting no time in getting ready to activate this year's Steam Store Summer Sale. In following with their accidental tradition from previous years, PayPal have accidentally revealed that the latest sale will take place from 6 PM…
Weappy Studio have released a brand new trailer for their police management sim This Is The Police, where players must balance being a morally upstanding chief of police, while also pocketing enough money to set you up for a cushy retirement. This can be from back-room deals with the Mafia,…
After a short setback at the end of last year, Heart Machine have finally announced that their beautiful glitchpunk action game, Hyper Light Drifter, is coming to PC and Mac on March 31st. Being successfully backed on Kickstarter in October 2013, Hyper Light Drifter has had a long but storied…
Government surveillance is an ever present fear in the modern world. The gnawing feeling that some government agent is secretly checking through your Twitter feed, Amazon buying habits and even your porn searches to determine if you are a possible enemy of the state. Very few games have you on…
German record label; Black Screen Records are celebrating Abe's 18th birthday in style by releasing the soundtrack to Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty on audiophile 180 gram back vinyl for the first time. The vinyl will come in a collectors set and will contain a beautifully remastered soundtrack from both New'n'…
Daedalic Entertainment is happy to present a new trailer for their game: Skyhill, a rogue-like survival title. Unlike most trailers which focus fully on the gameplay elements of an indie title, Daedalic have created a comic book-styled cutscene trailer which may remind some viewers of the cutscenes in the Max…
Not content with sticking with the progression from one period of time to another, Evoland 2 borrows from the success of the original by allowing you to travel between them at certain points in the game, in a similar vein to Zelda Ocarina of Time. If you are wondering when…
FTL: Advanced Edition, the updated version of the 2012 roguelike, will be $10 for iPads if Subset Games get their way. This is well above the average price for a game on system. The reason for the price, according to studio co-founder Justin Ma when talking to Joystiq, was because the…
Tim Schafer, designer of Psychonauts, Grim Fandango, and most recently, Brutal Age: Act 1, has stated that the second part of his Kickstarter venture is already fully funded. In a recent article with GamesIndustry, Schafer stated "We’ve made enough that we can make the second half of the game for…
Backers of the Kickstarter campaign for Shadowrun Returns, as well as those who bought the Collectors Edition of the game, will have received a beta key for the Shadowrun: Dragonfall expansion. Harebrained Schemes stated on the Kickstarter update that the game will have unlocked for beta members on Thursday, and…
The Chinese Room, developers of Dear Esther, are remaking the game a second time. This is due to technical issues that arose during the development of a Mac and Linux version, as well as other problems with the Source engine. Developer Robert Briscoe, discussing the troubles of development on his…
Gone Home has reached more than 250,000 copies sold since its release last August by The Fullbright Company. 80% of those sales came through Steam. These figures were disclosed by Steve Gaynor, founder of The Fullbright Company, while speaking to Joystiq. He went on to state that 50,000 of these…
Octodad: Dadliest Catch captures the difficulties of being a married father of two, as well as being an anthropomorphic cephalopod. Available now on Steam and Good Old Games, this kickstarter title is a mix of QWOP style gameplay and a 1950's style comedy. Currently on sale at 20% off, the…
Indie Royale are famous for teasing new bundles ahead of their launch, and their latest Facebook update has shown the name of an all-new bundle that will most likely be launched later today. Check back after the bundle has launched to find out which games are included, and the price…
The Lanius is a rather imposing name, and not just because they remind us of the threatening Legate Lanius from Fallout: New Vegas. Subset games gave a few more details on the upcoming advanced edition of FTL via the games official site. Awakening in the chaos of an intergalactic war,…
Competing with the console market is a priority for any company based around PC gaming, and accessibility is one of the major roadblocks in making that fight a fair one. Hence why Valve is opting to make PC gaming a more family orientated affair, with the release of "Big Picture" last year, and…
After announcing the Linux-based SteamOS, Valve has joined the non-profit consortium that hopes to grow the free operating system. The Linux Foundation announced today that three new members had been signed on, including Steam developer Valve. "Joining the Linux Foundation is one of many ways Valve is investing in the…
  Vikings were good at travelling, mainly because they murdered and pillaged for whatever they needed. They didn't worry about trade or decency, just the common courtesy of stabbing you over a loaf of bread and maybe your wife. The Banner Saga however does have a few hang-ups on such…
Rogue-like indie gem FTL is getting a free expansion, titled FTL: Advanced Edition. Announced through the official site, new content comes in the form of weapons, sectors, events and the introduction of hacking. Mind-control systems make an introduction alongside hacking as the largest additions. Both will let you tear a…
Id Software have announced that their browser-based free-to-play shooter Quake Live is dropping its browser origins and becoming a stand-alone title. Id says this is in response to Chrome's dropping of serious plugin support in 2014. Much of the game will still function the same, with the website embedded into…