Hard to believe they are still losing money on each console sold. Looks unlikely a price cut will be in the plans any time soon.
Nintendo still selling Wii U at a lossMario maker confirms it is still recording a loss for each unit of hardware soldGamesIndustry.bizBrendan Sinclair
Inspired by the ASCII taxt game, Candy Box. Incredibly minimal and fun.
A Dark RoomA minimalist text adventure
Despite the new rating system in Australia, the upcomg Saints Row game is effectively banned because it:
includes interactive, visual depictions of implied sexual violence which are not justified by context. In addition, the game includes elements of illicit or proscribed drug use related to incentives or rewards. Such depictions are prohibited by the computer games guidelines.
<i>Saints Row IV</i> effectively banned under new Australian rating sy<i>Saints Row IV</i> is the first video gam
Anyone with a full retail copy of Starcraft II can now invite their friends with out a copy to join in. Spawning was an idea introduced in Warcraft II and the original Starcraft. It’s been one of the most requested features of the game, and it’s cool to see they finally added it in.
StarCraft II Official Game SiteWage war across the galaxy with three unique and powerful races. StarCraft II is a real-time strategy game from Blizzard Entertainment for the PC and Mac.StarCraft II
And truly captures Wario’s character.
Nintendo Launches Kickstarter Parody “Crowdfarter” To Promote Game & WarioNew Wii U title gets humorous promotional siteNintendo LifeDamien McFerran
It’s hugely involved, with you mining the ground to gain resources to trade for coins to claim your land. Like a proper game of Civ, major construction involves clicking on the ground and watching the buildings extruding upwards. They’re functional buildings, allowing you to enter and use them, and enhancing them to provide the bonuses to the land.
This feels like the next natural stage of evolution of Minecraft.
A Minecraft Mod To Admeier: CivCraftThere’s not a lot of structure to vanill
One password, discovered over 20 years later, long after the Metroid password system had been completely reverse-engineered, does not grant you all items. This password just crashes and resets the game:
A Profanity-Laced Video Game Password That Breaks Everything | Max Woolf’s BlogMost of these passwords were gibberish that required a pen-and-paper to write down and remember. One password, however, is more memorable, and much more sinister.Max Woolf's BlogMax Woolf
I still remember when I would get the monthly flyers from Game Genie in the mail with the latest discovered codes for games.
How do GameShark codes work?This has always boggled me. Obviously GameShark and Game Genie never got inside access to place their own cheats into every game. I don’t think any developers gave them the source code to pour over...ArqadeLoveAndCoding
This update is 100% created by the TF2 community. And when we say everything, we mean everything—the in-game content, the update hub website, the animated short, the comic, even the splash images in the Steam store. Even better, everything you created avoided the classic trap of using other companies’ intellectual property.
Valve has done something no company has done before; they outsourced the work of an entire update to the very people playing it.
Team Fortress 2
Doing an image search for ‘Atari Breakout’ turns the page into a playable version of Breakout.
A slew of articles about the new XCOM game was released this morning, but Andrew Yoon at Shack News sums it up perfectly:
XCOM as it is today can be best summed up as this: Mass Effect, set in the 60s.
Find new enemies to fight, exciting areas to explore, gain access to new weapons to slay your foes or just roam the huge world that’s out there
Combine this with the Morrowind Overhaul Mod, and you have a beautiful remake of the classic game.