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Backers eager to get their hands on the sleek action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter won't have to wait long. A preview build for Windows and Mac is set to go live on Steam next week, developer Heart Machine announced today. The build is designed to give an early glimpse at Hyper Light Drifter's standout...
Hack 'n' Slash review PG 03:53PM PDT Sep 19, 2014
Hack 'n' Slash is a game by programmers about programming, and if you're not interested or experienced with the subject it will eventually leave you behind. It looks and controls like Zelda, but unfolds more like a point-and-click adventure game, asking you to use a variety of items to solve...
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams developer Black Forest Games is already developing a sequel to its well-received platformer that re-imagined an IP formerly notorious for being a Mario clone. As reported by Nintendo Life, Giana Sisters 2 is in its "early prototyping stages" and isn't expected until...
After a dozen or more years apiece kicking around the AAA side of the games industry, the three men behind Ragtag Studio embraced independence. They've spent the last two-plus years working on Ray's the Dead, a cartoonish zombie adventure that is about to conclude an already-funded Kickstarter...
The week's highs and lows in PC gaming PG 03:08PM PDT Sep 19, 2014
Phil Savage: Flight of Fantasy Why not Final Fantasy X? Why not Final Fantasy XII? Fair questions both, and I'd like to see them arrive on PC too. But for now it's Final Fantasy XIII—and its sequels—that we're getting. This is good news. Firstly, because game leaving console exclusivity is good...
Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes is adorable. From the plucky way characters stride toward danger, to the fantastic, real-world figures that power their adventures, it's hard not to be enamored with the sequel. Each time I plop a new figure on the base and a hero emerges from its magical...
Despite prior word that Tropico 5 would reach the PlayStation 4 during 2014, a new announcement from publisher Kalypso Media bumps the banana republic simulation to "early 2015." Kalyspo offers no explanation for the PlayStation 4 delay, but does note that the Xbox 360 version of Tropico 5, which...
Fall is coming, and so too is the Battlefield 4 Fall Patch. It's a big one, with changes to game modes, sight improvements, modified player movement, and a "massive" final fix list, and it's expected to be here by the end of the month. Battlefield 4 Live Producer David Sirland said in the...
The third and final round of Dark Souls 2 DLC, Crown of the Ivory King, is a blustery romp through a frozen kingdom, complete with snow and giant ice beasts. Bandai Namco has dumped a lineup of screenshots from Tokyo Game Show on us, including images for Tales of Hearts R, Tales of Zestiria...
Sony has kicked off a PlayStation Network flash sale focused on racing games. Over the weekend, you'll be able to pick up a variety of racing games for all of Sony's current platforms (there's even a PS4 game included) on the cheap. With only a few exceptions, everything in the flash sale is...
This edition of Joystiq Deals features the LithiumCard Portable HyperCharger, a battery pack aimed squarely at those who would like to recharge their gadgets on the go, but who don't have the space to tote around a bulky box full of electrical energy.
Update: If you weren't already able to secure access to the demo, it's now freely available on the 3DS eShop. Original Story: You'll have the chance to see whether the 3DS version of the new Super Smash Bros. is for you in just a week's time, as Nintendo today announced a playable demo will be...
Super Exploding Zoo is a game that developer Honeyslug describes as a "arcade-y tower defense-y explode-em-up," though most players will simply know it as "that game where explosive llamas stop an alien invasion." "That old family favorite, the Super Exploding Zoo, is under attack from evil aliens...
I'm a big Kevin Durant fan. I think he's spectacular to watch, and he appears to be a really classy guy at a time when numerous athletes are earning themselves bad reputations. It's a shame, then, that the latest trailer for NBA 2K15, which Durant serves as the cover star for, makes him look...
The effect violent video games have on real-world behavior has long been a hotly debated topic. Some argue there is assuredly a link between playing violent video games and increased levels of aggressive behavior, while others maintain that games themselves don't cause violence, but are rather one...