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Steamships Ahoy - Pixel Piracy

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Ahoy mateys! A new Steam community announcement from Alex Poskey announces that Pixel Piracy is now available on Steam as an official release, having left early access earlier today, as promised (than...

F1 2014 & 2015 Announced

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Codemasters announces the roadmap for their Formula One series of racing games, saying F1 2014 will come to Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on October 17th, and also revealing plans for a 2015...

Royal Quest Launches

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
1C Company announces the release of Royal Quest on Steam, offering a fantasy-themed MMORPG from Katauri Interactive (Space Rangers and King's Bounty). They say the game's setting on the world of Aura...

Timesplitters: Rewind Still Ticking

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
It seems Timesplitters: Rewind will survive the Crytek shakeup, according to a report on One Angry Gamer. In light of news that Crytek U.K., the developer formerly known as Free Radical, is closed,...

Mastertronic Layoffs

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
U.K.-based game publisher Mastertronic is cutting about 40% of their staff, reports Eurogamer.net. This is the second company to use the name, as the original Mastertronic was eventually folded into...

Maia Earns $1M

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Maia, the indie simulation available via Early Access on Steam is an indie success story, as Develop reports the game has now earned over a million dollars between Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Early...

Defiance Game Not Dependent on TV Series

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Following news of a new Defiance expansion coming next week, Polygon inquired what would happen to the MMORPG if the SyFy tie-in series was cancelled, learning that the game will soldier on even if...

On the Legality of "Code Stripping"

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
MCV is taking on the issue of "code stripping," with a few different articles about companies that buy boxed games in territories where they are sold cheaply and reselling them in markets where the...

Morning Patches

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Source Filmmaker 0.9.8.7 Released. Team Fortress 2 update released. Watch_Dogs PC Patch (2014-07-29). Addresses stuttering.

Morning Crowdfunding Roundup

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Oort Online by Wonderstruck. Multiplayer sandbox voxel game from former Lionhead and EA veterans running their own fundraiser, offering instant access for participants. Here's a tech demo video.

Op Ed

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
St. Albert Gazette - Video game documentary as vacuous as games themselves. We are led down a rabbit hole of mendacity about how video games are good, how they have a unique and fundamental role in...

Gatherings & Competitions

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Cosplay Documentarian Sneaky Zebra Shows Off Comic Con 2014. SDCC: Adrianne Curry Beats Up Cosplay Harasser at Comic Con.

Morning Previews

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on myGamer. Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris on Strategy Informer. The Legend Of Korra on myGamer. LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham on Skewed & Reviewed. Secret Ponchos...

Morning Consolidation

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Thanks nin. PlayStation 4 sales help Sony post quarterly profit. Sony Financials Reveal PlayStations Outsold Xboxes 3-1 in Q1 2014. Luke Smith, one of the lead designers on Destiny, about not...

Morning Mobilization

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Samsung sees profits slip in Q2 as demand for smartphones stagnates. Kim Kardashian Game Maker Glu Drops After Gross Margin Forecast. If they can't make money on GameSpy… Staff Picks:...

Where Crytek Stands

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:47pm
Crytek Share New Details on their Plans for the Future is an announcement from the German publisher/developer on where things stand following today's news that Deep Silver has bought the Homefront...

Clockwork Empire Early Access Next Month

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:47pm
Dungeons of Dredmor developer Gaslamp Games announces an August 15th start date for early access to Clockwork Empire, their steampunk sandbox building and management game, which is currently...

Defiance Expansion Next Week

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:47pm
Trion Worlds announces the Silicon Valley expansion for Defiance will go live on August 5th, adding new content to the free-to-play TV tie-in MMORPG. Here's the outline of what this will bring: "Withi...

The Sims 4 Emotions Trailer

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:47pm
A new trailer from The Sims 4 shows how you can influence the emotions of your sims, just as if it was real life (and if you were a horrible manipulative person). The clip is suitably Sims odd, with...

APB Reloaded Bans, Shames Cheaters

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:47pm
A post on the APB Reloaded website has word that the MMO crime game has implemented the Fair Fight anti-cheat system along with a new Open Conflict matchmaking system. The good news is that it turns...