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November 11, 2014

Massive Chalice beta comes to Steam with a release window

Double Fine’s Kickstarted turn-based strategy game Massive Chalice is now available on Steam Early Access in beta form for $30 and is currently on sale...

November 11, 2014

What you get with a Pillars of Eternity pre-order

Obsidian’s Kickstarted RPG Pillars of Eternity is available for pre-order in two different ways ahead of its still-mysterious 2015 release date. The Hero Edition only...

November 10, 2014

Elite: Dangerous isn’t an MMO yet, and may never be

On its website, Frontier Developments calls its current game, Elite: Dangerous, a massively multiplayer online space adventure. Put simply: Elite: Dangerous is an MMO in...

November 7, 2014

Star Citizen has raised $10 million in 3 months

It wasn’t that long ago when Star Citizen was hoping to reach $20 million to fully cover the cost of creating the game. Now, the...

November 7, 2014

Elite: Dangerous finally has a release date

Elite: Dangerous, the space ship simulator that raised $2.5 million on Kickstarter last year, is scheduled to be released on Dec. 16. The game will...

November 6, 2014

Kickstarter film WoW MoM to document coping with cancer through games

To cope with her cancer, Terry Bolt plays World of Warcraft. WoW MoM, a film directed by her daughter, comedian Andie Bolt, hopes to document...

November 5, 2014

DayZ update adds gardening to the post-apocalypse

Steam Early Access game DayZ’s 0.50 update adds gardening to the post-apocalyptic survival game’s stable servers along with a slew of other additions and changes. At...

November 4, 2014

Who is IllFonic, the developer behind the Star Citizen FPS?

We know a lot more about the Star Citizen first-person shooter than we did just a month ago. Even the primary developer, who has, until...

November 3, 2014

Preview: Massive Chalice plays with humans and numbers

Massive Chalice might be Double Fine’s most mechanically and thematically rich work. The game is part strategy, working within the weaknesses and strengths of your group of warriors,...

October 31, 2014

Elite: Dangerous beta entry ends in November

Frontier Developments, the developer behind space ship simulator Elite: Dangerous, will stop selling its $75 beta access pre-orders on Nov. 22. The space trading and...

October 31, 2014

Valve criticizes game devs exchanging Greenlight votes

One of the avenues developers can go through to publish their game on Steam, Valve’s massive digital storefront, is Greenlight. Launched in 2012, the Steam Greenlight...

October 30, 2014

Mighty No. 9 begins raising money for a new boss and level

Mighty No. 9, the sidescrolling action game from developer Comcept and Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune, is looking for $190,000 to add a new boss...

October 30, 2014

Grave to bring its open world horror to another console in 2015

Developer Broken Window Studios has announced its plans to bring open world horror game Grave to the PlayStation 4 as well as the Xbox One,...

October 29, 2014

In Elite: Dangerous beta 3, the planets are prettier and the ships are abundant

Elite: Dangerous, the Kickstarted, first-person ship and space simulation game, has entered the third phase of its beta with a slew of graphical, technical, and...

October 29, 2014

Torment: Tides of Numenera’s achieves its latest $4.7M stretch goal

Torment: Tides of Numenera, one of the most funded Kickstarters and on-going campaigns to date, has hit its 19th stretch goal. By raising another $250,000,...