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Shadow of the Eternals Kickstarter funding resumes July 25

Friday, 12 July 2013 21:08 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Precursor Games has announced it will relaunch its Kickstarter for Shadow of the Eternals on July 25.

The developer pulled the title from the crowd funding after the firm felt it had too many “messages” surrounding the formation of a new studio, who all was involved, and failing to focus on detailing the game more.

Denis Dyack also said the “noise” over his involvement led to various misconceptions being added to an already “unclear” funding campaign.

On top of all this, Ken McCulloch, one of Precursor’s founding members and former director at Silicon Knights, was arrested earlier this month in Ontario and charged with multiple counts of involvement with child pornography.

“We learned a great deal from our first campaign and we have made substantial changes to the structure of the campaign from both community feedback and observation,” Precursor wrote on its website. “We really want to thank our community and followers for the unwavering support and patience over the past few weeks – it’s been a huge inspiration and motivator for us.

“Your feedback has been instrumental in many ways throughout the process of creating the new campaign and we can’t wait for you to see what we have in store for you all.”

The new crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter will be restarted for less than the original $1.3 million goal, and Precursor plans to only launch a separate crowdfunding campaign if the Kickstarter is a success – unlike last time out.

If successful, the adventure is expected to launch as an episodic series on PC and Wii U.

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21 Comments

  1. KoojoPanda

    Perhaps if they put it on platforms people are excited about then it wouldn’t be such a miserable failure. This is unexciting to me as a PC gamer, and I don’t want to play a mediocre version on WiiU. How about the PS4, and self publish?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Ali

    Not really sure if this is going to be successful. I obviously have nothing against Denis Dyack (considering it is Kotaku who tries to ruin his reputation) and I am not gonna slap em with Ken’s deeds.

    They just need to convince me, I am loving the idea of the game in general. Looks great for a kick starter game.

    I agree with @1

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Phoenixblight

    @2

    Kotaku has done nothing to ruin anyones reputation. It has and will always be Dyack. He had his company copy and paste code from another engine, he is the one that got himself banned from Neogaff, he is the one that ran his company in the ground.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. DSB

    Dyack has gone so far past the point where an apology would actually be effective that I don’t see this getting off the ground.

    It’s one thing to make mistakes, it’s quite another to try to run from them without ever accepting responsibility. That’s how you make mistakes look like crimes.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. goodolemiss

    @3
    getting banned from neogaf is extremely easy to do…and also he ran SK successfully for over 20 years. over 80% of all companies fail within the first 10 years. Businesses go out of business all the time. His success and failure are nothing new in any industry. Neither is his legal stuff. example: look at apple and samsung currently battling over stolen designs… Infringement is pretty commonplace these days. does not make it right…but your doomsday attitude adds nothing to the discusion

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Phoenixblight

    @5

    Yeah except what happened with Samsung? They had to pay for it. SK had Unreal engine went into and copied and pasted the code with the fucking comments even a student programmer wouldn’t do that shit.

    If anyone did that they would be blacklisted from the industry and that is why he can’t get a leg up from anywhere because he chose to do something and then pass it off as it was Epics fault. Not mention all his other bullshit. The guy is worse then Kotick at least Kotick is honest.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. DSB

    His failure is newer than his success, so I don’t see how that’s supposed to inspire confidence.

    And people can make all the apologies they want, but the majority of the Precursor guys came from Sillicon Knights.

    It would be an entirely different discussion if Dyack was actually capable of owning his mistakes. At this point he has drunk so much of his own kool aid, I don’t think there’s any going back.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. goodolemiss

    if you go read the public court documents it was under 500 lines of code out of some order of a million lines of code….most were the comments themselves. I highly doubt whats his fuck even knew about the plagiarism…half the reason he probably lost. all you need to do is go look.

    They may have copied stuff, but they didn’t steal unreal engine wholesale. its in the public documents.

    I was also referring to the part where apple wholesale jacked samsungs tech. you know…the most recent lawsuit.

    I wasn’t really trying to go to bat for whatever his name is…im just saying this witchhunt people have thrown down the gauntlet over is really stupid.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Phoenixblight

    @8

    Stealing some and stealing all is the same thing. Quit trying to downplay it. He did it. A thief is a thief. Whether he knew about or not is irrelevant as he is/was the studio owner. He has to know about every single aspect about the dealings of what his studio does that or employ people that do both of which he failed at.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. goodolemiss

    he failed at business..thats all

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Phoenixblight

    Not to mention the last few games have completely bombed. The only game they had success at was Eternal Darkness which for all we know was because they were working with Nintendo which Nintendo is known for getting involved with their second party titles. SO somehow Eternal Darkness a single game overwrites all their present choices? Doesn’t work like that. They aren’t relevant anymore as we can see with Xmen and Too Human. Hell I would argue they weren’t relevant before that.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. AmeriToast

    Should not be called athletes, I could get behind professional gamers but not athletes.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Ali

    @9 Oh, are we really getting the whole “Kotaku is a reliable source ” thingy ? Because if you really don’t have anything other than Kotaku’s claims, then I am not really bothering myself.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Phoenixblight

    @13

    You mean besides public information through the court. Naw I have nothing :P

    Also I don’t read anything from Kotaku. I actually read Game developers magazine and gamasutra, there is also gam biz too. Take your pick.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Ali

    @14,
    I just remembered their battle against Epic which turned against them XD Well, I am not really sure how to put this, but only time will tell. If the game is an honest redeeming restart for them then why not, the guys have done some great work.. grated that was ages ago, but it still means that they have the potential to do something good here.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Clupula

    @8 – If there’s a million dollars in cash at a bank, and I just steal $500 of it, am I not going to go to jail?

    #16 2 years ago
  17. salarta

    Yes, demand an apology from Dyack and punish the whole company over Dyack still having a job in the industry after he’s already been thoroughly punished through the loss of his own company, his reputation in tatters (of his own making), and having to take a lower position in a new company.

    Meanwhile, rush out to buy the latest game from Gearbox after their not paying 3D Realms properly for the license of Duke Nukem, lying to Sega about Aliens: Colonial Marines and ripping them off by transitioning funds for that game to work on their own properties, the DLC whoring, etc. Also, support strong female characters in video games by purchasing games made by sexist hacks that deliberately turn once strong female protagonists into childish sex objects, all while deliberately lying to the public about the content of those games to get them to boost sales. Oh, and let’s not forget, EA’s online pass service for used games is so much worse than banks wrecking the economy and kicking families out of their homes! They are most definitely the worst company in America for causing minor frustrations for the entertainment needs of people that are well-off enough to afford video games. If we were dealing with the ea_spouses issue here then it’d make some modicum of sense, but that hasn’t been a problem for more than half a decade.

    If this generation of games has taught me anything, it’s that the majority of today’s consumers suck ass and love to ruin good things, largely for selfish, egotistical and petty reasons.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. InsaneZucchini

    @1 1) They can self-publish on the Wii U as well. The Wii U eShop is said by some to be the closest of the three systems out to being anywhere near as indie developer friendly as steam. Nintendo has been going out of it’s way to make it as accessible as possible. The deal they made with Unity allows any licenced Wii U developer to get a Unity Pro License free. Indie Devs can set their own prices and host sales when they choose and update their games for free. Getting those patches and games certified is apparently faster than on PS3 or 360. It also supports Javascript, html5, and CSS apps, to make it even more enticing for devs. They’re even looking into making a deal with Scirra to make use of Construct 2 for more options for indie devs.

    Wii-U-Developer-Reaction

    every wii u eshop developer gets a free unity liscence

    “It is very close to what Apple and Steam are doing at the moment and very indie friendly,” -Mikael Haveri
    Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2012/11/27/nintendo-wii-u-eshop-indie-developers/#7olLwDXPPJXVkxry.99

    http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=530832

    GDC-13-Nintendo-supports-HTML5-with-web-framework-for-Wii-U

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    2) Yes the Wii U is currently selling poorly, but it’s not a bad system. The Shadow of the Eternals would be no less a “mediocre version” on the PS4. The Wii U already has 1080p 60fps games coming out soon, what more do you need? That’s all PS4 and Xbox One will be putting out for awhile. They might be able to make games for 4k tvs but it’s not worth the investment because almost no one has one. We won’t see those anywhere near launch. It’s ignorant statements like yours that make the Wii U sound worse than it actually is.

    3) Precursor Games, has already received Nintendo’s blessing on Shadow of the Eternals, you see, they own the patent on the Sanity system that was in Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem. Without Nintendo’s permission they won’t be able to use that, that’s probably part of why it is coming to the Wii U and not PS4 or Xbox One.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. polygem

    all i can say: i LOVE eternal darkness and i really really liked the gameplay they´ve shown for this. i´d love to see this happening.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. DSB

    @15 I believe in second chances, but I don’t see how Dyack hasn’t been offered the exact same chance to redeem himself as everybody else.

    It would really be as easy as apologizing, taking responsibility, and then committing himself to starting over.

    Instead he’s decided that no apology is needed, he’s decided against accountability, and now he wants gamers money to make his new game.

    It just doesn’t add up. You can’t just expect that people will trust you if you try to cut and run.

    @17 I don’t think anyone objects to Dyack making a living in the games industry or anywhere else, but I think plenty of people will simply choose not to back a game made by a studio that picks him as a top executive and figurehead.

    He can make all the games he wants to, but if he wants people to trust him enough to give him their money, then I think some honesty and accountability would go a long way.

    He has every opportunity to solve this by apologizing and making himself accountable. So far, he just doesn’t want to.

    I don’t have to trust EA, Gearbox or anyone else, because their games aren’t made with my money, and so I have every opportunity to judge the games themselves on their merits, before I spend a dime on them.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. HUcast

    @17 I ignored your Gearbox two wrongs make a right rant and instead I’ll focus on Dyack and PG.

    Let’s pretend for a moment that all this controversy Dyack firmly planted himself in dosen’t exist and look at it from a purely business aspect.

    When was the last time Dyack had his name on a game that was worth the plastic it was pressed on? That would be Sanity’s Requiem which was released in 2002.

    From 2003 to present Dyack and has yet to release a game that was above mediocre, wasn’t plagued with massive issues, or both.

    Now let’s go even further, back when SK was working with SSI. SSI made some of the best strategy/rpg’s of the 80′s. The Gold Box series is still considered to be some of the better D&D games released. When they got together with SK, the games were subpar at best.

    So what we really have is a company that managed to make two good games in the 19 years they’ve been around. Blood Omen and Sanity’s Requiem.

    Considering his track record with games he’s been involved with hasn’t exactly been amazing, it’s not hard to see why Dyack is losing ground. There is simply no realistic reason for me to fund any program he belongs to on the off chance that this game -might- be good.

    Dyack has been supported by the gaming community and the Canadian government for years. Gamers aren’t looking to lynch Dyack. They simply have other avenues to take and they’re taking them. If Dyack fails or succeeds in the industry it’s on him, not us.

    #21 2 years ago

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  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]