This is a busy couple of weeks for technology folks between MWC, GDC, PAX East and SPIE (ok, the last one isn’t consumer focused but will drive the technology for the next decade). Today at GDC (Game Developer Conference) Frozenbyte announced Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, the second sequel to the popular 2009 side-scrolling medieval fantasy platformer.
Michael Siebenaler and Michael Anderson are looking to “go ape” over the new rhythm platform game Jungle Rumble on the PlayStation Vita. This rhythm-based game utilizes the PlayStation Vita’s touch controls and capabilities well. The Mikes weight in on this recent PlayStation Vita port of the 2014 iPhone game. Let’s take a look!
When last we heard about 3D Realms, it was with regards to the Duke Nukem franchise and the Gearbox release of Duke Nukem Forever, of which the less said perhaps the better. Their last release was 2006’s Prey, a solid game with a sequel that was cancelled. But now they are back with a great looking action-RPG called Bombshell!
As time marches on another F1 racing season approaches (the 66th beginning on March 15 in Australia), so take the pole position to relive the 65th 2014 Formula One season with Codemasters’ racing simulation game F1 2014, which is widely available now at a reduced price.
Players can enjoy the latest story downloadable content (DLC) for the hit video game Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, which includes five key pieces. This DLC will be the last for this popular action role-playing video game.
Have you got “cabin fever” yet this winter? You might be a little tired of violent video game melees in your household as well? Maybe more positive, pro-active thoughts and actions can help, especially after reflecting on a quality book (case study) titled Grand Theft Childhood.
The popular (and violently graphic) Mortal Kombat game series is ramping up brutalities while adding four new characters into the mix in the latest upcoming installment Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios.
The arcade shooters Titan Attacks! and IronFall: Invasion invade the world in Nintendo eShop for hours of fun action-shooting gameplay on the Nintendo 3DS.
Go for the Gold on March 20 with the new Super Mario amiibo—Gold Edition and new Wii U game Mario Party 10.
Gear up your vehicles for the recent Gran Turismo 6 update for with new cars like the MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo car, new features and more.
When I reviewed The Ghost Archives: Haunting of Shady Valley last year I said the basis of the story is fairly typical for the genre but the game wrapped around it is fun and engaging. You play as an agent investigating a haunted mining town whose inhabitants disappeared mysteriously and need your help to free them. Check it out!
When I wrote up the first announcement of Sid Meier’s Starships last month, we had no pricing details and the only release information we had was “Later This Year!” Now we have details: the game is coming to Mac, PC and iPad on March 12th for $15! Over at Pocket Tactics there is a new preview with loads of details!
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have unleashed the Dark Knight on fans with the preview video for the Batman: Arkham Knight video game releasing this summer on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
Popcornflix is now sharing their expanding tub full of movie and TV with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 owners. The free streaming service is now available on Sony gaming consoles in the U.S and Canada with availability coming very soon to Latin America.
More Marvel comic book characters are on the way to iOS and Android phones and tablets! DeNA and Marvel Entertainment have announced Marvel Mighty Heroes, a fighting game with cooperative gameplay in real-time.
The most popular, single Kickstarter campaign ever is for the upcoming card game Exploding Kittens with over 219,000 supporters that was the third-biggest Kickstarter moneymaker ever with approximately 8.8 million dollars.
The Order: 1886 has revealed itself as a the PlayStation 4 exclusive as a single-player, third person shooter game that takes place during an alternative time in history in a Victorian-era London, England with familiar identifying elements including King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table.
Before Kingdom Hearts 3 releases, players can revisit the popular gaming series in this latest “ReMIX”, which was preceded by the successful Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX. Players get includes Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix, and Kingdom Hearts Re:coded.
Last year we heard about a new educational game called S.M.A.R.T. Adventures Mission Math, which was a STEM game, aimed at girls – but was fun for pretty much anyone. I had some fun playing around with the game when it was released, and was glad for the STEM focus. Now they are back with their follow-up second chapter!
Hand of Fate is a card-based roguelike that found funding through Kickstarter just over a year ago, and has now been released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game blends the RPG and collectible card games genres easily and with a style that is bound to appeal to fans of both game types.
Electronic Arts and Maxis have released the Mac version of popular The Sims 4 simulation game on physical disc at store everywhere and through the video game purchasing service Origin.