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Capcom offering refunds for Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC

Unlike its console counterparts, the PC version of Resident Evil Revelations 2 does not include local co-op. This comes in stark contrast to the game’s adverts and Steam page, which all listed offline co-op as an included feature until today. Capcom told Eurogamer that local co-op was cut “to ensure a stable user experience across a variety of different PC more »

Here’s Your February 27, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

February’s at an end, so let’s exit this month right. Time to go through a round of indie game bundles. Be prepared to stay awhile. This week there are 32 indie game bundles to choose from. Once again, I’m saying the Humble Square Enix Bundle 2 is the best bet. You’re getting a lot of more »

A Good Snowman is Hard to Build Review: Snow Much Fun

A Good Snowman is Hard to Build Price: $11.99 System(s): PC Release Date: Month Date, Year Publisher (Developer): Draknek (Alan Hazelden and Benjamin Davis) ESRB Rating: N/A, but I’d say it’s appropriate for all ages A Good Snowman is Hard to Build is the most fun I’ve ever had hugging a snowman. Think about it. more »

Valve will unveil a new ‘SteamVR hardware’ system at GDC next week

After over a year of silence from research and development, Valve announced Tuesday that they’re bringing their hardware back on stage to strut its stuff at the upcoming 2015 Game Developers Conference, and that they’ll be adding a “previously-unannounced SteamVR hardware system” to the lineup. Also slated for an appearance is the latest version of the Steam Controller, more »

Nvidia under legal fire over technical specs for GTX 970 GPU

The uproar surrounding Nvidia’s under-performing GTX 970 GPU reached a boil Thursday when a class action lawsuit was filed against the company. As reported by PC World, the suit alleges that both Nvidia and retailer Giga-Byte Technology, which sells 970s, deliberately misled consumers with inflated and false technical specifications. The specs in question are the NVidia more »

TwitchCon could be better for Let’s Play “stars” than attendees

Game steaming has become a viable method of entertainment media. League of Legends finals draw over 30 million viewers, there were 9.4 million Awesome Games Done Quick unique viewers this year, and in 2014 Twitch had over 100 million unique, monthly viewers. It’s no wonder that TwitchCon 2015, the first official convention celebrating streaming games, more »

Upcoming Diablo 3 patch promises new Legendary gear and other goodies

Diablo 3 patch 2.2.0 will soon enter the Public Test Region, and is bringing a healthy dosage of Legendary equipment with it. Three new six-piece sets—Unhallowed Essence, Wrath of the Wastes, and Delsere’s Magnum Opus—will be entering dungeons, alongside over 15 additional individual Legendaries. Among the lot is the result of the BlizzCon Legendary Workshop, in more »

Let’s Play Crypt of the Necrodancer

It’s a lazy Friday! I’m sure you’re kicking back and savoring the notion of having a whole weekend with nothing to do ahead of you. While you do, why not watch me play Crypt of the Necrodancer for a while? I mean, it wasn’t like you were going to accomplish anything today anyway. Besides, Crypt more »

Dreamfall Chapters Book Two: Rebels release date announced

Back in December 2014, Red Thread Games released a teaser trailer for Dreamfall Chapters Book Two: Rebels. At the time, the trailer didn’t include a release date. Red Thread explained outright that they didn’t include a release date because they wanted to be sure they could meet their personal completion date first. As it turns more »

Here’s Your February 20, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

Guess what indie game bundle fans? We have an even 30 bundles to choose from this week. You can’t beat that! What’s really nice is that most of the indie game bundles this week have games that have never been in bundles before, so you’ll have a chance to add all new titles, without duplicates, more »

Freaking Meatbags Review: Get Off my Lawn

Freaking Meatbags Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: February 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Plug In Digital (Wild Factor) ESRB Rating: Not Applicable I have a spurious suspicion that independent game developers secretly judge one another in some Holy Grail-like search for the project worthy of the title “Most Indie”. I gather that the criteria must be grueling; who can more »

Diablo III player reaches Paragon level 1000 in Hardcore mode

Games are an excellent platform for creating your own goals, be they whimsical or borderline obsessive. The popularity of speed runs is testament to that, as are such lofty endeavors as, say, beating Dark Souls without dying, or scoring an S-rank in every Bayonetta 2 stage, or even such aimless games as Minecraft. Avid Diablo III player Nokieka recently met more »