An expanded version of harrowing survival sim This War of Mine is coming to current-gen consoles.
This War of Mine: The Little Ones explores the hardships of wartime survival as seen from an entirely new perspective; that of a child.
Based on This War of Mine, The Little Ones puts you in charge of a group of adults and children stuck in the middle of hell, trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger. The question is: how far will you go to make it through another day?
“This experience focuses not only on the reality of enduring war, but also the fact that even in times of conflict, kids are still kids – they laugh, cry, play with toys and see the world differently,” said 11 bit studios’ Pawel Miechowski.
“In addition to thinking about survival, you’ll have to bring back the kid in yourself to understand how to protect the little ones.
Capcom is taking another swing at a Street Fight V beta on PS4, starting tomorrow.
The worldwide beta test will begin Saturday August 29 at 9AM AEST, and will continue for five days, ending on Thursday, September 2 at 11:59PM AEST.
“As a lot of you may have known, we’ve recently been holding regional server stress tests and have experienced minimal issues,” said Capcom.
The next game from Broken Age developer Double Fine is a 2D side-scroller that puts you in control of the last human head in the universe.
Headlander is based on ‘70s sci-fi, and is a comedic Metroid-style title about adventure, combat and exploration.
Initially the player moves via a jetpack-thruster throat, and can take over the bodies of various robots to work their way around a mysterious space station, solving puzzles and battling enemies via cover-oriented combat.
Divinity: Original Sin 2 has surpassed its Kickstarter target, fewer than 12 hours after it went live.
In a video update, Larian founder Swen Vincke expressed his surprise at the campaign’s popularity.
“It went so fast that we’ve been caught off-guard, so we haven‘t been able to finish up all the preparations for the stretch goals but rest assured they’re coming to you very soon – most likely tomorrow,” he said.
The PC version of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate will launch on November 19, Ubisoft has announced.
That’s almost four weeks after the console versions hit shelves on October 23.
According to Ubisoft Kiev studio production manager Sam Kovalev, the PC version is coming later to ensure that performance-wise it’s rock solid.
The Secret World developer Funcom is returning the realm of single player games with The Park, an experimental horror coming to PC this year.
It is the studio’s first single player experience since award-winning 2006 adventure Dreamfall: The Longest Journey, but it will take place in the mysterious universe of MMO The Secret World.
According to the Norwegian developer, The Park is a unique horror story that will put players in the shoes of a mother whose son goes missing. When night falls and the lights go out, what follows is "a short, but intense horror story set against the backdrop of an amusement park where a dark and sinister secret is just waiting to be uncovered".
The first game from Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Studios is LawBreakers, a competitive team-based FPS set in an alternate future.
Formerly known as Project BlueStreak, LawBreakers takes place in a world that has been divided into two factions following a huge cataclysmic event known as ‘The Shattering’ – an event that changed gravity forever.
Afterward, the world recovered and ushered in a new age technological advancements providing gravity manipulation and supplement use that grants near-superhuman abilities. Now, two forces fight for control; a peacekeeping organisation charged with upholding the law, and a highly-organised crime syndicate bent on breaking it. Players will be asked to choose a side – it’s Law versus Breakers.
Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski today tweeted out a storm of memories from the game's creation.
He revealed a wide range of behind-the-scenes details, including the fact that the "buff" characters were not his doing, but his personal statements were more intriguing by far.
Bleszinski said the first Gears was a response to his failed marriage at the time.
Good Old Games' Steam competitor GOG Galaxy is launching a feature that allows players to "roll back" troublesome game updates.
Players will now be able to revert to previous versions of games if updates cause issues, as they occasionally do.
"With the newest update to GOG Galaxy, we're giving our users more control over their games and patches," said GOG's Piotr Karwowski.
“There are moments of wonder and intrigue, but only those willing to suffer through sparse mechanics and dull stretches will be rewarded with them.”
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