TechnologyTell

Please don’t compare Nom Nom Galaxy to Terraria

When a game becomes successful, developers, publishers and PR will go out of their way to name drop that title when promoting other titles in the hopes the popularity of one will rub off on another. This has happened with titles like Minecraft, XCOM, Final Fantasy and Call of Duty. And now, it has happened more »

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R on Steam Tuesday

Do you know what Steam needs? More games with obnoxiously long titles. Good thing Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R is stepping up to fill that void. Yes, not just Guilty Gear XX or even Guilty Gear XX Accent Core, but Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R. Though, such a title is justified. more »

Here’s Your May 22, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

Ready for 33 indie game bundles? Well, you don’t get much of a choice. It’s been a busy week, and there are a ton of indie game bundles to sift through. Quite a few are new, more than a few have worthwhile games and you’ll regret it if you don’t go through them all. This more »

Watch a war of the words in Last Word

Do you know what game I just can’t get over? Twelve Tiles’ Last Word. It’s this fantastic investigative adventure with RPG elements that I keep coming back to. Even though I’ve mastered the game, with a 98% completion rate, it continues to pull me in. I’ve come to the conclusion that the brilliant battle system more »

CD Projekt Red’s new The Witcher 3 patch addresses graphics issues

You may have noticed that The Witcher 3 is a fantastic RPG, perhaps by being woken by the midnight hiss of its personal hype train. You may also have heard that it’s not perfect: many disgruntled users are crying graphical discrepancy, centering on an alleged visual downgrade from the version of the game that was promoted in 2013. Developer CD more »

Martial arts MMO Blade & Soul is coming to to the West this winter

That’s one more regional barrier for the scrap heap. Developer NCSOFT announced it will be bringing martial arts MMORPG Blade & Soul to North America and Europe this winter. The free-to-play MMO will be playable in French, German and English, but its Western counterpart is currently early in development. Community Director Omeed Dariani told Polygon that the new version’s current state is more »

Christmas in February, or why some studios are skipping holiday 2015

Black Friday gets a bad rap. At least in America, it’s touted as the peak of consumerism, the one day out of the year when we all tap into our reptilian brain and use bits of plastic to fight over other bits of plastic, like credit-savvy vultures bickering over a kill in the Sahara. The more »

Invisible Inc. Review: Order of operations

Invisible Inc Price: $19.99 System(s): PC (Eventually PS4) Release Date: May 12, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Klei Entertainment (Klei Entertainment) I would make a terrible spy. On a scale of Call of Duty trailers to James Bond, I’m about as subtle as a startled cat wearing a suit of castanets. Apparently, I’m also impulsive and greedy. Leave no safe behind, I say. Especially if more »

World of Warcraft is hosting a selfie contest

I don’t know how all of you feel, dear readers, but when Blizzard announced the addition of their S.E.L.F.I.E. camera to World of Warcraft back in January 2015, I thought it was ridiculously corny. The item, which is awarded from a level 100 Garrison mission, allows players to literally take selfies of their characters while more »

Final Fantasy XI free through May 25, 2015 when you reactivate an old character

Square Enix will treat retired Final Fantasy XI veterans to free game time if they reactive their old accounts before May 25, 2015. The “Return Home to Vana’diel Campaign” applies to characters that were deleted manually by their owner or automatically due to inactivity. The Ultimate Collection Seekers edition of the game will also be free to eligible more »

Grand Theft Auto V sales approach 52m

Rockstar’s latest has proven every bit as popular as you’d expect. In its most recent earnings report, publisher Take-Two Interactive revealed that Grand Theft Auto V has moved “nearly” 52 million units between PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC. This figure covers physical copies of the game, and only those that have been sold more »

Newest Cities Skylines patch adds European buildings and tunnels

Developer Colossal Order Ltd. today (May 19, 2015) released Cities Skylines patch 1.1.0, the game’s first large content update. Otherwise known as the European Theme patch, the update introduces over 50 European style buildings, including the wall-to-wall housing necessary to recreate the country’s iconic window-lined streets. The European structures are a map theme, the Cities Skylines team wrote on more »