Update: the tournament resumed as of 4:20 pm ET, PC World reports.
Update: the tournament resumed as of 4:20 pm ET, PC World reports.
The latest Humble Bundle gives you seven games and lots of extra content from Namco Bandai Entertainment's catalog of PC games. Pay $1 or more for DeadCore, Platformines, and PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX+ All You Can Eat Edition Bundle, which includes the DLC Mountain Course, Big Eater Course, Championship III & Highway II Courses, Dig Dug Skin, Rally-X Skin, Pac is Back Skin, from the TV series PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures, Pac Steps BGM, and Reentrance BGM.
Riot Games has killed off a League of Legends hero that some people paid money for, though it seems that this death is part of a narrative being crafted as part of the game's lore - and the character will return at a later date. Those who had paid money to play as the pirate hero Gangplank and use his character skins were a little bit upset, with some calling for refunds.
It looks like a game that was once a Wii U exclusive is finally getting released to a wider audience, and getting a slight name change to reflect its non-exclusivity to the Wii U. The Ubisoft-published Wii U game ZombiU has been rebranded as Zombi so it can be released on Xbox One, PS4 and PC on August 18.
The zombie apocalypse survival game that features "permadeath" will be getting a few upgrades on current-generation platforms including "upgraded graphics" and "refined gameplay."
The latest Humble Weekly Bundle offers a collection of wonderful games from Japan. The Humble Weekly Bundle: Games From Japan lets you pay whatever what you want for 99 Spirits: Special Edition, Vanguard Princess + Hilda Rize and Lilith DLC Packs, and Supercharged Robot VULKAISER.
Paying more than the average price will get you Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure, NEO AQUARIUM -- The King of Crustaceans, and The Sacred Tears TRUE.
If you are willing to pay more than $10, you get all of above plus IDEA Factory's Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1.
Rocket League developer Psyonix announced that its hit game for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC via Steam has sold over five million copies since its release. The game launched on July 7 and has been well received by both fans and critics for its unique style of competitive sports-like gameplay.
Nexon announced a deal this morning with Electronic Arts to develop and deploy an online PC version of Titanfall for the Asian gaming market.
This is not the first time the two companies have collaborated on bringing key franchises from Electron Arts' catalog to the online gaming space; EA and Nexon worked together on EA Sports FIFA 3 Online.
After Life Empire has been "greenlit" by the Steam community, according to the game's Steam Greenlight page. The game is being published by The Fine Young Capitalists (TFYC), and developed by Danielle Maiorino and Bogota, Colombia-based developer Autobotika. The game's development was funded by a TFYC Indiegogo campaign last year.
The latest Humble Bundle has added three more games today. The Humble Jumbo Bundle 4 lets you pay whatever you want for Mercenary Kings, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, and Outland - Special Edition.
Pay more than the average price to also get The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, The Stanley Parable, Endless Space - Emperor Edition, and a Humble Store 25 percent off Medieval Engineers coupon (expires August 18, 2015).
Added into the mix at this tier are Screencheat, Freedom Planet, and Coin Crypt…
French developer Dontnod's episodic time travel-themed adventure game Life is Strange has managed to move one million copies, according to a tweet commemorating this latest milestone.
In case you didn't know, Life is Strange chronicles the adventures of Maxine Caulfield, a girl who has the unique ability to manipulate time. The game series has managed to tackle a lot of interesting themes including bullying, drug use and suicide over the course of the three episodes that have been released to date.
The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is all about simulations games - from sports to flight simulators. Humble Weekly Bundle: Simulators 4 lets you pay whatever you want for Out of the Park Baseball 15, Kill The Bad Guy, and Real Boxing.
Paying $6 or more will also get you Gnomoria (Early Access) and Emergency 2014.
Paying $10 will get you all of the above plus Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition.
While we've all know for awhile that Square Enix and Eidos' Rise of the Tomb Raider would be a "timed exclusive" for Xbox One, it turns out that the window will be fairly small - especially for PC gamers. While the Xbox One will release on November 10 for Xbox One, the game will land on PS4 in "holiday 2016," and on PC sometime in "early 2016."
PC-style keyboard and mouser support will be coming to Xbox One at some point, according to what Xbox boss Phil Spencer told one gamer on Twitter today. The news came from a conversation on Twitter regarding the possibility of PC streaming to Xbox One. Spencer doesn't offer any definitive timeframe for when this would happen, but with Windows 10 coming out soon we expect it sooner rather than later.
While Gears of War Ultimate Edition is coming to the PC, Microsoft has let loose a wee bit of bad news for those who wanted to get it on the same day it is released on Xbox One: you can't. The game will be launched first on Xbox One, with the Windows 10 version getting released "later."
How much later? Microsoft's Phil Spencer didn't offer a definitive date for the game's release on Windows 10 - simply that it would come out "after" it is released on Xbox One:
After a long wait Mac and Linux users will finally be able to play the popular open-world building RPG, Terraria. According to several tweets from Re-Logic's official Terraria Twitter account, an open public beta for the Linux and Mac version of the game will launch "sometime tomorrow." More details will be released prior to the beta launch, according to Re-Logic's tweets.
While the beta will be open and public you will have to own a copy of the game, according to Re-Logic:
The latest Humble Bundle offers a lovely bunch of indie titles for cheap, along with a number of other special offers rolled in to make the deal spicier.
The Humble Jumbo Bundle 4 lets you pay whatever you want for Mercenary Kings, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, and Outland - Special Edition.
Pay more than the average price to also get The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, The Stanley Parable, Endless Space - Emperor Edition, a Humble Store 25 percent off Medieval Engineers coupon (expires August 18, 2015).
While Rockstar Games' new update for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5 fixes frame-rate issues, it may also break mods, the company said in announcing the update. After the release of GTA 5 update 1.28, some PC players claimed they were getting lower frame-rates while playing GTA Online. A new title update released today fixes this issue, Rockstar said, but it may also break some of your favorite modifications.
The beta test for Camelot Unchained, an ambitious MMO that was crowd-funded on Kickstarter and is being developed by former Mythic Entertainment founder Mark Jacobs, has been delayed until next year. Jacobs and Mythic Entertainment are best know for developing the popular MMO Age of Camelot. The company was eventually bought by EA and went on to developer Warhammer Online. Now Mythic mostly works on the long-running MMO Ultima Online for EA.
A major update to the PC version of Batman Arkham Knight will be released next month, according to an official post on Steam from Warner Bros. Interactive entertainment. This will be a "major update," according to WBIE, but it won't be the last one. You may remember last week that an internal email to EB Games stores in Australia suggested that the game wouldn't be fully updated until September, leading the retailer to conclude that it might be a good idea not to stock the game in stores until after that happened.
The latest Humble Weekly Bundle offers a line-up of games that have been funded by the community on crowd-sourcing platform Kickstarter. The Humble Weekly Bundle Kickstarter Edition lets you pay whatever you want for Guns of Icarus Online Collector's Edition, AR-K, and Full Bore.
Pay more than the average price, to also get Among the Sleep and Retro Game Crunch.
Pay $13 or more to get all of above plus Lords of Xulima and WARMACHINE: Tactics.
Valve is letting a select handful of developers have early access to its upcoming Steam Controller. The company has launched a web form on its forums for developers who want access to the controller to fill out.
The early access will be limited and only a "select" few will be chosen, according to Valve.
Indie developers Nexeon Technologies and Duplex announced earlier this week that they will shut down the servers for their sci-fi themed sandbox-style MMO Face of Mankind on August 31.
In a post on the game's official site, a rep. from Nexeon said that the engine that powers the game is "too old to create new, meaningful content, and the visuals aren't on par with newer releases that come out on an almost daily basis."
Players who have been using the latest Grand Theft Auto update for PC - version 1.28 - have noticed some performance issues in the game. The problems associated with the patch released last week were first brought to light by a thread on Reddit's /r/Games, who speculated that the slowdown might be associated with new anti-modding and hacking measures for GTA Online, which might in turn be slowing down the game's scripts.
Microsoft is spending a considerable amount of money to raise awareness around the world that the Windows 10 upgrade will be coming out in a few weeks. First the company will output a new round of digital and television advertising on July 20 in the U.S. and July 29 globally that highlights the new benefits of Windows 10.
This weekend only, game distribution platform IndieGameStand is giving away the 2013 stealth action adventure game Path of Shadows for free.
The game is described as third-person stealth action game inspired by such games as Tenchu, Metal Gear Solid, the original Splinter Cell games, and new games like Dishonored and Mark of the Ninja. The art style is also "heavily inspired by the beautiful Okami, Journey and Sly Cooper."
In a rather lengthy interview with Polygon, DayZ creator Dean Hall said that he both loves and hates Steam's early access program. Hall's online-focused survival game was one of the first quantifiable successes on Steam program, generating millions of sales despite the game being far from feature complete.
The latest Humble Weekly Bundle offers a ton of games if you are willing to pay $100 or more. Pay $1 or more to get Arma 2, Take on Helicopters Bundle, UFO: Afterlight, Alpha Prime, Arma: Gold Edition, and Fish Fillets 2.
Pay more than the average price, and you'll also get Arma Tactics, Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead, Arma 2: British Armed Forces, Arma 2: Private Military Company, and Arma 2: DayZ Mod ("Created by Dean Hall"). Pay $20 or more, and you get all of that plus Take on Mars (Early Access).
Studio Wildcard's open world dinosaur survival game ARK: Survival Evolved has already been downloaded more than one million times since its launch in early June on Steam Early Access. No doubt the game was helped by being prominently highlighted during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles last month.
The newest Humble Bundle gives fans the tools they need to make their own games - for whatever they are willing to pay.
The Humble Game Making Bundle lets you pay whatever you want for a Game Dev Starter Pack that includes Stencyl: Indie Edition One-Year License; Humble Store coupons for 90% off RPG Maker 2000, 2003, and XP; a Humble Bundle Starter DLC Pack; an Indie Game Maker Contest '14 Finalist Pack featuring Remnants of Isolation and Last Word; and Labyrinthine Dreams.
A special beta for the Windows 10 version of Minecraft will be launched on July 29, Mojang announced at its Minecon event in London over the weekend. The beta for the Windows 10 enhanced version of the game will be launched alongside the operating system which is set to be given away for free worldwide on July 29.
If you already own the PC version of the game, it will be a free upgrade - and if you don't own it you can get it for $10.