It’s back! After more than twelve years, a new Age of Empires game is coming! Today, Microsoft announced that Relic Entertainment, developers of the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War RTS series, will be working on bringing Age of Empires IV to PCs!
Remember arcades in the ’90s? Filled with great fighting games like Mortal Combat and Street Fighter II; Rush and Cruisin’ USA racing rigs off to one side, and most of the time, a big red NEOGEO cabinet somewhere semi-prominent, loaded with variety of fighters, a puzzle game or two, and maybe a Metal Slug or Aero Fighters game.
Perfect Worlds is celebrating the release of the latest Neverwinter expansion – Neverwinter: Tomb of Annihilation with a mount giveaway! No, we’re not lying, there’s a code for a free Ash Tribal Lion player mount at the end of this!
Peanut butter and chocolate. Ice cream and summer evenings. Motorcycles and twisty roads. All great things that go great together. How about Roguelikes and dating sims? That’s exactly what newly founded indie studio Joy Manufacturing Co. aims to accomplish with their debut title Ambition: A Minuet in Power.
Publisher 505 Games has announced a partnership with Sydney-based indie developer Flat Earth Games to bring their retro open-world stealth-action space game Objects in Space to PC, Mac, and Linux in 2018. Objects in Space was the winner of the PAX Australia Indie Showcase, and also an alt.ctrl GDC finalist.
Since its launch on Steam, a bunch of us here at Marooners’ Rock have been playing a ton of Gigantic, Motiga’s new free-to-play strategic hero shooter. And now we’ve teamed up with Motiga and publisher Perfect World to give everyone a leg up on the competition!
Futurama really should have gotten more seasons. Even as the Simpsons train continues on with no end in sight, Futurama fans just count ourselves lucky that we got a few extra seasons courtesy of Comedy Central. Thus the announcement of a new Futurama game, one featuring much of the original voice cast and writes, came as a welcome surprise.
Dovetail games announces that next expansion of their next-generation train simulator – Train Sim World – will be Britain’s Great Western Express, and its iconic HST (High Speed Train) will open up a whole new continent to the Train Sim World community.
Codemasters has finally pulled the wraps off of the last four cars in its classic list for the upcoming F1 2017, the official videogame of the 2017 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP! The addition of four classic McLarens (although “classic” may be stretching the point a bit in at least one case) brings the total roster of previous season F1 cars to twelve.
As a racing game fan, I’m always on the lookout for fresh takes on the standard driving formula. Aksys Games is definitely bringing something different to North America with a localized version of Japanese PS Vita title Drive Girls, scheduled to release on September 8th.
It’s not the green flag yet, but you could call this the qualifying laps: the first gameplay trailer for NASCAR Heat 2 has been released by 704Games! The trailer shows off the variety of tracks and cars that players can expect, while also calling out some of the major multiplayer features.
Greetings Backloggers! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Summer vacation has hit hard, and with it, backlog progress has largely ground to a halt. There is one game that I’ve finally finished, however, and that would be the late ’90s classic Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter – Balance of Power!