Category Archives: Sandbox
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 11:49 BST
State of Decay is the monstrously fast-selling XBLA title from Undead Labs, and although they’ve done gangbusters already, the team isn’t stopping just yet. The studio has confirmed it is working on a pure sandbox survival mode and a Steam edition as well.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 14:48 BST
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 12:23 BST
Rust is the new hatchet-wielding zombie game from Garry’s Mod creator Garry Newman, and it’s currently in alpha. Get a glimpse of it here.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 09:51 BST
Minecraft Xbox One studio 4J Studios is now in talks with Microsoft over the possibility of save transfers between the Xbox 360 game and incoming next-gen edition. Last week it was both confirmed and denied that the saves would work, which confused a lot of people. We’ve got some clarity here.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 09:32 BST
Animal Crossing: New Leaf has entered at second in the UK charts this week, and now that the E3 dust has settled we’re ready to round up the review scores in one handy place.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 01:46 BST
Both Microsoft and Sony have approached Bohemia Interactive about porting DayZ to new hardware, but creator Dean “Rocket” Hall is more in favour of the PlayStation 4 than Xbox One.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 16:45 BST
Disney Infinity has a new trailer for E3 and some screenshots of the characters you can purchase for the game. Below there are renders of Lone Ranger, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Monsters University characters and a look at the starter pack again. Enjoy. Disney Infinity is due in August on 3DS, PS3, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 22:09 BST
Last night during the Sony E3 conference extravaganza, we missed out on posting this lovely trailer for Media Molecule’s Tearaway. We have remedied the situation. You can now watch it below. Tearaway will be released on Vita in October.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 09:03 BST
Max Mad was formally announced by developer Avalanche during Sony’s PS4 presser. The studio has now released a trio of next-gen shots that show Max kicking ass in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 19:41 BST
Metal Gear Solid 5 is coming. We’re compiling every rumour, fact, screenshot, tweet, trailer and sniff of information about the project from now until launch. We must be mad, but you know you love it.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:40 BST
Microsoft announced Project Spark today at its E3 conference. It’s a game about making your own game which you can share with other gamers. You can build your own world, obstacles and enemies. Other players can even re-mix your game and build on an idea. The open-world digital game will allow you to play across Xbox One, Windows 8 and Xbox 360. Screenshots are below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:43 BST
Microsoft’s Phil Harrison stepped on stage to talk indie support. so far, over 200 indie developers have launched over 400 games totaling billions in revenue. The first indie title announced for Xbox One was Minecraft. Minecraft: Xbox One Edition will deliver the “Minecraft” experience to Xbox Oneand includes larger maps for more complex structures, expanded multiplayer features and enhanced gameplay. It will be available within the Xbox One launch window. Video is below.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 15:21 BST
Sackboy will be getting a Dead Space costume for LittleBigPlanet this week. It’s the Advanced Suit worn by Isaac Clarke. It comes “equipped” with a standard duty 211-V Plasma Cutter and everything. Head over to the PS Blog for a better look.
Sat, Jun 08, 2013 | 19:05 BST
Indie Royale and Arcen Games have released the Arclight Bundle, which starting at $5.43 nets you PC and Mac keys on Steam and Desura for: A Valley Without Wind, A Valley Without Wind 2, Shattered Haven, Tidalis, and AI War: Fleet Command. The later contains all four expansions released, and promises the fifth – the upcoming Vengeance of the Machine available in beta and playable for bundle owners. If you pay $8 or more you will also get nine original soundtracks by Arcen composer Pablo Vega along with the Deorbit album from Disasterpeace. Hit up the link to purchase the bundle and find out more information. As always, a video for the compilation is below.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 10:39 BST
Grand Theft Auto 5 has received a new screenshot, which was found inside a gamer’s copy of Red Dead Redemption: GOTY Edition.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 22:29 BST
EA Maxis has pushed back the OS-X port of SimCity, saying it needs a little more time in the oven. Meanwhile, the PC version still seems to be in the mixing bowl, with the next update addressing a bunch of issues and features.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 22:14 BST
Deep Silver has made Saints Row 4 available for pre-purchase on Steam. If you get your cash down before August 19 you’ll be upgraded to the Commander in Chief Edition and receive three exclusive Team Fortress-inspired weapon skins – The Rainblower, the Flamethrower and the Rocket Launcher. Plus, if you happen to own Saints Row: The Third on Steam – which I believe pretty much everyone in the entire universe does by now – you’ll save 10% off the ticket price.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 23:37 BST
There’s room for “more than one great game in the world”, according to Watch Dogs creative director Jonathan Morin, who doesn’t seem the least bit nervous about going up against Grand Theft Auto 5 this year.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 09:55 BST
Grand Theft Auto 5 isn’t heading to next-gen formats, and although as the game’s September release may be in close proximity to the launch of PS4 and Xbox One, Take Two CEO Strauss Zelnick believes this won’t have a negative impact on the game’s sales.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 11:59 BST
Harvest Moon: A New Beginning will release on 3DS across Europe in 2013, courtesy of publisher Marvelous AQL.