After their first game, Determinance, was a commercial failure, Mode7 decided to paddle in different waters. The result, Frozen Synapse, was a stunningly original simultaneous-turn strategy game that won huge amounts of awards and was fantastically in depth and psychological, forcing you to second guess your opponent at every turn. For their third offering, Frozen Endzone, they're sticking to their obvious flair for strategy - but this time, using the medium of Future Sports!
News by Peter – 3/21/2013
News by Peter – 3/19/2013
THQ's bankruptcy set gamers' hearts racing for a number of reasons. Firstly, it was a shock that a company that was putting out a lot of quality titles (Darksiders, Saint's Row, Company of Heroes) could apparently fold with such speed. Secondly, it left fans of these same series with horrible questions - would any new games be made? And who would make them? Some of these franchises are still in limbo - but thankfully, we still have Saint's Row.
Good news, fellow cheapskates! Steam is available for Linux users, and to celebrate, Valve just had a sale - sorry for the late info - on Linux compatible games. I've taken this opportunity to score Lume and Eversion on the cheap.
A Steaming pile of Linux win.
LA Noire's motion capture technology was always stunning, even if the game didn't always make the best use of it. However, the newly released gag reel really shows just how incredible it is - you're watching real actor bloopers, in uncanny CG graphics, and it's weird. Weird, but ultimately hilarious!
The Wii U catalogue doesn't tickle your fancy? Maybe that's going to change soon. Nintendo head honcho Satoru Iwata has revealed massive plans for the Wii U through the latest Nintendo Direct episode.