The Diamond Dogs have arrived at the Commonwealth, ladies and gentlemen.
It’s 2:00 AM on a night this past fall, and The Binding of Isaac designer Edmund McMillen is in bed, watching a livestream of people digging a hole in Santa Ana, California on his phone. In just a few hours, he’ll have to wake up for his newborn’s first doctor visit. “What the fuck are you doing?” grumbles his wife.
I’ve actually written about this moment in Batman: Arkham Knight before, however briefly. While I was playing again on PC, Batman somehow outdid himself, pulling off a midair cockpit-ening that’d make the Flying Graysons envious.
Today on Steam Early Access, designer Peter Molyneux and his company 22 Cans released a new game: Godus Wars.
The Witness has been illegally downloaded by thousands of people since it was released last month, but did you know pirates have their own forums? Comments sections? Technical support questions? Yeah, I was surprised, too.
YouTuber ShockNAwe pulled off a truly remarkable motorcycle stunt in Just Cause 3. A few carefully placed boosters, and everything’s set for Moon landing.
Finally, a game about the fall of communism... and jalopies. Jalopy is a Steam hopeful about exploring the former Eastern bloc in a motor vehicle that falls apart piece by piece. You’ll have to deal with everything from flat tires to busted carburetors in a procedurally generated world. Also weather. It looks great.
HTC and Valve’s Vive VR headset lets you physically move around in virtual reality. You can walk, run, jump, flail your arms, and all that good stuff. You can also be a shambling disaster zone.
Publisher Bandai Namco released Tales of Symphonia on PC yesterday, which would be good news if it weren’t such a disaster.
My approach to modding Fallout 4 is laid-back: I want to make the game better, but I don’t want to fundamentally change it all that much.
I would wager that not even the remaining Oregon militia members want to be part of the Oregon militia standoff these days, but now you can join in on the dismal venture. In a video game, I mean.
In 2007, Rob Cunningham (of Homeworld fame) formed a brand new studio called Blackbird Interactive. By 2009, work had begun on an ambitious new strategy game strongly inspired by Homeworld’s art design and setting. In 2013, everyone working there was laid off.
Today on Highlight Reel we have physics guns, jumping jacks, lightheaded Fallout companions, hammers, and much more!
Counter-Strike has a cheating problem. One player decided to do something about it. Something, shall we say, creative.
Ever since its release late last year, the Steam controller has received mixed reviews. Plenty of people have suggested nips, tucks, and layout changes that might improve it. Hardware hacker Ben Heck decided to just make his own.
You might hope, when getting a spiritual successor to the beloved role-playing game Planescape: Torment, that it would have many, many words. You would be correct.
YouTuber ICEnJAM took sound clips of the Vault-Tec representative you meet at the start of Fallout 4, and used them to cold-call strangers. The result was hilarity.
Is there any video game gun more awe-inspiring than a flamethrower? Most shoot bullets, but the flamethrower? It blasts enemies with giant gouts of flame, searing them like a juicy steak. A good flamethrower will give you some of the best moments in video games, whether it’s a close save from an otherwise unassailable…