Rise of the Tomb Raider with Special Tech Trailer

Crystal Dynamics has released a trailer detailing PC specific enhancements for Rise of the Tomb Raider, releasing today. The demo outlines and demonstrates exactly what each feature does with convincing presentation. Most of the features possible give each surface and object much more lifelike shading and texturing. Full motion gameplay …

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Star Wars Battlefront Receiving Free Monthly Content, Balance Tweaks

Publisher Electronic Arts and developer DICE released news of some interesting changes for Star Wars Battlefront, simply titled “The Road Ahead”. Due to user feedback, the Battlefront team has announced several free content updates for the game starting tomorrow.  Tomorrow’s update will bring: The Tatooine Survival map will now support the Blast, …

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Endless Day – Free Heroes And New Content announced

Developer AMPLITUDE Studios is celebrating their five year anniversary from January 21-25, a period they are calling “Endless Day”. In addition to twitter giveaways, a special live stream, you can unlock free content in each of the following games Endless Legend, Dungeon of the Endless, and Endless Space. There will …

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Lands You Crash On, are called CRASHLANDS: Review

Somewhere between Don’t Starve and Starbound there’s room for a game to stake a claim. Fortunately today, that void is about to be filled by Crashlands. If I may segue for a moment into a little backstory; I was in high school (early to mid 90s if you must ask) I …

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The Best PC Games of 2015

Standing in the doorway of 2016 it’s easy to spot a number of potentially great new technologies, new and promising genre defining games, and other gaming advances that this year could bring. While we wait in anticipation, lulls like these are best filled with a look back at what made …

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Lawsuit against Oculus Rift Creator Luckey Palmer Proceeding

In San Francisco yesterday, Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court ruled that part of a lawsuit against Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey could proceed today. The lawsuit is brought on by Total Recall Technologies in reference to Luckey’s employment with the company in 2011. Luckey was hired to build …

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Darkest Dungeon Goes Full Retail Today

As life ebbs, terrible vistas of emptiness reveal themselves. Mortality clarified in a single strike! One of the absolute best games of 2015 officially leaves Early Access today! A price drop will accompany today’s official release (personally looking to pick up the soundtrack on sale). Darkest Dungeon is an RPG …

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Who can say ‘no’ to a free game from BundleStars?

BundleStars is giving away 50,000 copies of Blades X, a hack and slash action game on Steam (retail $9.99  USD). They are also announcing with this free give away 8 games for $1.99 in their All Stars Bundle 5. Regardless if you like hack and slash, polygons, or buttons – …

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Early Access Look at Dead TrailZ

Overhead Ziplines, Zombies, Tower Defensing, Perfect for the Post-Holidays Lull! Zombies. They are everywhere. No need to for hefty survival guides, there’s no zombie apocalypse threatening humanity. However, they are still “everywhere,” and why not? They moan. They want your brains. A bullet to the head for instant re-unanimated carcasses. These easily recognizable foes …

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New Smite World Champions Crowned

Sunday, January 10, team Episilon eSports emerged as world champions after a long and arduous road. The team defeated perennial winners team Fnatic in the earlier rounds. Then held on to win against Cloud9 a long time Smite fan favorite. Now that the SWC tournament is over Hi-Rez is gearing …

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Descent : Underground Early Access Preview

Over a year ago a team of developers split apart from Star Citizen to build a game with a peculiar working title. Ships That Fight Underground was all that was known of this new venture. However, any 90s era Descent fan surely put two and two together from the start. …

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Free PC version of Shadow Complex Still Available

Last month Epic games announced it would be giving away free copies of Shadow Complex: Remastered off of their official site. Shadow Complex is a Metroidvania adventure that has earned multiple awards and critical appraise. After its release on the Xbox Live Arcade platform it set records as the highest selling …

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Oculus Gyp? Why Early VR Adoption Is A Bad Idea

  The foundation has  been laid for months; 2016 will be the VR battleground year. Will it become as common as tablets and smartphones? Or go the way of 3d Televisions and HD-DVD? We won’t know the answers to those questions anytime soon. However we do have some answers in …

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EA Giving Away Free Gold Packs to Battlefield 4 Players

 A Free Reason To Grief Players From Your Helicopter: Battlefield 4 players are eligible for a free gold pack giveaway from Electronic Arts. Origin users should have received a notification this morning of the free giveaway, but in case you missed it we are bringing you the news on any …

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Steam Sales Stats For 2015

Sergey Galyonkin of SteamSpy has released the sales and key activation numbers for Steam throughout 2015. Actually, it only shows from April forward, but it’s still a fairly exhaustive estimate of game revenues and sales/key activation. The break-down uses a top-twenty format: So, there’s some predictable heavyweight titles topping the …

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