4A Games tweets
a tease about their next project, circularly referring to
, which points back to Twitter. The posts include teaser images
suggesting the Metro
developer is working on a science fiction game. There's
analysis of this on
where they note clues suggesting a countdown to an announcement on
October 7th for a virtual reality title. October 7th happens to be the date of
the third Oculus Connect conference, which supports the VR theory.
A new trailer
Star Wars Battlefront
offers a look at the Death Star
the Star Wars action game. This will be released on Tuesday for season pass
holders, and will go into general release a few weeks after that. The
description of the clip offers more details on what the expansion will include:
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in September, Season Pass holders will receive our third digital expansion pack,
*Star Wars* Battlefront: Death Star. Players will experience five new maps – on
ground and in space – new weapons and Star Cards and two new heroes, the
fearsome bounty hunter Bossk and everyone’s favorite Wookiee, Chewbacca.
Board the Death Star and blast foes with the new K-16 Bryar Pistol or TL-50t
Heavy Repeater. Take your Starfighters to space in an all-new game mode and even
hop into the cockpits of Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced or Luke Skywalker’s Red Five
X-Wing. If the Force is strong with you, attempt a trench run to take down the
Empire’s ultimate weapon.
the launch of a
BattleTag change service
for those who no longer feel the connection to
666xxDEATHBRINGERxx420 or whatever alias once seemed like a good idea. They are
still permitting one free mulligan under the new system, so your first change
will be on the house. They offer a brief FAQ covering the process:
If I want
to change my BattleTag, does it have to be something unique?
BattleTags do not need to be unique. You can use any name you want, as long as
it follows our Naming Policy. Each BattleTag is assigned a numeric ID to create
a unique identifier (for example, FallenSlayer#3592).
Will changing my BattleTag affect my friends list?
Your friends will now automatically see you listed under your new BattleTag, but
otherwise your friends list will not be affected by this change.
Will new accounts still get a free name change upon creation?
Yes. All new Battle.net accounts will continue to receive one free BattleTag
change upon creation.
The BioShock Collection is now available, including remastered versions of
everything is new and improved, however, as users have run into issues with the
updated editions of the shooters.
has collected some workarounds for some of them, showing where to
edit your ini files to fix things like mouse sensitivity and acceleration, FoV,.
5.1 and EAX sound, and 21:9 monitor support.
Steam News announces
that early access is now underway for
. Here's word on
this free team-based shooter:
is Now Available on Steam Early Access.
Enter a fantasy world of ancient technology in Paladins, a team-based shooter
with strategy elements and deep character customization. Through a unique
collectible card system, players can amplify and augment a character’s core set
of abilities to play exactly how they want to play.
Paladins is completely Free-to-Play. Anything that affects gameplay can be
unlocked simply by playing, with cosmetic items available for purchase.
Win 5 matches as Barik, while playing on Steam, to unlock the Team Fortress 2
Barik skin FREE! In addition, to celebrate the Paladins Open Beta launch on
Steam Hi-Rez is offering 33% off the
Paladins Founder's Pack.*
*Offer ends September 30th at 8AM Pacific Time
, a sci-fi strategy game for Windows and OS X. This virtual board
game features hidden-units in the vein of Stratego. Here's word:
your starship fleet into battle and manoeuvre your way to victory in this unique
hidden unit board game of strategy and cunning designed by industry veteran Lew
Doomstar is a board game for two players where you have to devise a plan and use
your cunning to locate your opponent's Command Ship and destroy it to win the
game. The identity of a player's ship is visible to him but not to his opponent
and different pieces have different capabilities and movement rules which
creates a tense and deeply tactical affair.
- Learn the game by battlling four different
opponents in the single-player campaign
- Play against friends or online opponents with
fully asynchronous online multiplayer
- Multiple ship types with unique abilities and
- Customise your fleet and board for even greater
- Exclusive five-song soundtrack from space composer
- Steam Achievements and Trading Cards
- The world's greatest space duck.
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Trion Worlds announces
October 4th will be the release date for Atlas
, their upcoming turn-based arena combat game. This will be preceded by a
head start period for preorder customers beginning on September 30th. But in the
meantime, this is now available to everyone in an open beta that will run until
September 25th. The news is accompanied by the
first full-length trailer
from the game, and here's word on the release and testing:
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It is exciting
times for this fast-paced, turn-based, team PvP game. We’re on the brink of
release and we’ve got all the details about the Open Beta and the October 4th
Launch! It’s time to #MakeYourMove. But first…
Now that your mind is blown, check below for some important dates you’ll want to
Open Beta – September 15th – 25th
All players are granted FULL access to Atlas Reactor from now through September
25th. That’s 10 glorious days to test out every Freelancer, skin, mod loadout,
and team composition. Grab 3 friends, form a team, and dash your way to victory.
This is the best chance to test out the full game before you decide to unlock
all Freelancers now and forever with the Founder packs, and grab those awesome
Community Rewards before they go away!
Open beta testing is now underway for
, a free-to-play online game of armored combat. They say there
will be no more data wipes going forward, and offer a new map called Iran for
the testing. Here's a new
, and here's word: "Today’s the big day, as Tanki X,
AlternativaPlatform’s new multiplayer action game, has entered Open Beta!
Everyone can register on the official website, download the client and
immediately dive into their first battle. There won’t be any account wipes
anymore; players can keep their progress and achievements, even after the
Just caught the news that "Crazy Eddie" Antar recently died. This will only be
significant to New Yorkers above a certain age, but at one point Crazy Eddie
commercials dominated the local airwaves with their craziness. Eddie is not to
be confused with Jerry Carroll, the local disk jockey who became the ubiquitous
face of the company in hundreds of fast-talking ads. The
has a profile of the Antar and his business, which would make quite
a movie (like American Hustle on a much smaller and sleazier level). There's more
on this in the
. Ah, the memories. His prices were so low he was practically
giving it all away.