Monthly Archives: October 2016

Satellite Reign now has a four


One of the stretch goals in the 2013 Kickstarter for the cyberpunk RTS Satellite Reign was co-op multiplayer. Sadly, it didn’t happen: The goal was $1 million, and the campaign raised only $610,000. But developer 5 Lives Studios decided to

A new Overwatch animated short will debut next week


The Last Bastion, the fifth Overwatch animated short film—after Recall, Alive, Dragons, and Hero—is set for release next week. I’ll leave it to you go figure out who it’s about.  No, I won’t actually do that—this one will star “the

Telltale is teasing a Mr. Robot project


Telltale Games, most recently responsible for the new Batman episodic adventure, has taken to both Twitter and Facebook to tease something related to Mr. Robot, the hackers-fighting-the-system television series starring Rami Malek and Christian Slater. Both accounts shared an ad

Blizzard teases a new Overwatch character with a unique ‘biotic rifle’

Blizzard has tweeted a “confidential” image of a “prototype biotic rifle” that, according to notes provided by designer Torbjörn Lindholm, is intended only to be used for healing. But Angela Ziegler, otherwise known as Mercy—the Overwatch team’s foremost healer—believes it

Master of Orion will leave Early Access later this month


Just over a year since it was first announced, Wargaming’s Master of Orion reboot will launch out of Early Access on August 25. Since it hit Steam in February the studio has issued regular updates to the in-progress title, but

Riptide GP: Renegade offers stunts on water


My hydrojet days are behind me, unfortunately, but I can relive the good old days with Vector Unit’s Riptide GP: Renegade, a soggy new racer that’s just cropped up on Steam. This latest Riptide game will let you “experience a

Doom’s deathmatch mode is still on the way, id would have released it earlier in hindsight


At QuakeCon last weekend, id Software game director Marty Stratton surprised the audience with news that Doom’s new multiplayer DLC, Unto the Evil, would be available to buy that same day. The DLC contains two new modes: capture the flag

Dataminers unearth a wealth of new details from the Battlefield 1 alpha


The Battlefield 1 closed alpha is underway, so naturally it’s been pillaged by dataminers. This time, Lobix300 appears to have hit an unusually rich vein, uncovering all sorts of highly specific, unannounced information. So specific, in fact, that you can

The Witcher 3: Game of the Year Edition is out this month


At the start of the year, CD Projekt Red slayed rumours that an Enhanced Edition was in the works for its multi-award winning open world adventure The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The developer then confirmed a Game of the Year

Capcom teases ‘Project Palm’ which might be Dragon’s Dogma


It sure took its sweet time, but 2012’s console action RPG Dragon’s Dogma finally landed on PC earlier this year. Without obvious warning, developer Capcom has now launched a teaser site for a new game—currently named Project Palm— that’s written