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Torchlight is free to download until Sunday on Arc

Torchlight is free to download and keep indefinitely on Arc, Perfect World Entertainment's digital storefront/client. This offer lasts until 30th November. Torchlight 2 isn't free, but it is 75 per cent off until 30th November as well, making it €4.75 rather than its usual €18.99. Read more…

Brianna Wu's next game aims to "replace Twine"

Revolution 60 developer Brianna Wu has teased her next project, a visual novel of sorts with an emphasis on user-generated content. The pitch for this upcoming project, conceived by Wu's friend Anna Megill, is to "create an entirely new category of interactive novel you can play on your tablet or phone. Show More Summary

Teslagrad is coming to PS4 and PS3 next week

Stylish platform puzzler Teslagrad is coming to PS4 and PS3 on 3rd December in Europe, developer Rain Games has announced. It will go for €14.99 worldwide, so it will probably cost £13.99 / $14.99 ala its Wii U counterpart. Furthermore, Teslagrad is getting a retail release in "early 2015" via publisher Soedesco. Show More Summary

Sony to partially refund early US Vita adopters after its "deceptive" marketing

The Federal Trade Commission, a US-based government agency, has found Sony guilty of "deceptive acts or practices" in regards to its advertising of the Vita at launch, and now it must pay back to all those who purchased the handheld before 1st June 2012. Show More Summary

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is getting a massive expansion

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is getting an expansion "that will almost double the amount of things you can do," developer Ed McMillen has announced. "Once the holidays end, the Nicalis gang will be jumping back into the abyss and digging into the very large design doc I have ready for 'em," said McMillen on the game's official blog. Show More Summary

Sunset Overdrive's Plague Bomb makes enemies puke to death

Sunset Overdrive developer Insomniac Games has released its first pack of new weapons for the game. Four fresh items are included for the price of £3.99 (or the pack is free if you have the game's Season Pass). There's the Plague Bomb, which causes your enemies to vomit until dead. Also included is the Rager, which confuses enemies into attacking each other. Read more…

Secret Ponchos free upon PS4 release next week

Secret Ponchos finally has a PS4 release date, 2nd December, and it will be free all month for PlayStation Plus subscribers. This is the Spaghetti Western multiplayer arena game by Switchblade Monkeys. It was on a demo reel for PS4 when the console was unveiled. Show More Summary

Super Smash Bros. fastest-selling Wii U game ever in the US

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has become Nintendo's fastest-selling Wii U game ever in the US. The all-star beat-'em-up broke through 490,000 sales after just three days on sale, Nintendo has trumpeted, beating previous record holder Mario Kart 8. Smash Bros.' Wii U version is due to be released here in Europe this Friday and then in Japan on 6th December. Read more…

Tales from the Borderlands: Episode 1 review

Editor's note: We're trying a new approach to reviews of episodic game series like Tales from the Borderlands, inspired by our approach to early access releases and some online games. The debut episode will be reviewed without a score,...Show More Summary

Mario Galaxy's planetary physics examined in university paper

Four University of Leicester students have examined the physics behind Nintendo's platforming hit Super Mario Galaxy. The short paper, titled It's a-me Density!, attempts to rationalise the size of a typical Galaxy planetoid with the level of gravity affecting the player. Show More Summary

This War of Mine review

It hasn't been a good week. Downstairs, Pavle lies crumpled on the concrete floor, doubled over in agony at a wound we don't have the bandages to dress, and crippled by a four day hunger that a single can of food could barely touch.Show More Summary

Valve updates gift rules to limit Steam key resellers

Steam has moved to limit the quick re-sale of gifted Steam keys by applying a 30-day wait before they can be sold on. The rule change, announced today by Valve's Tony Paloma, is an attempt to clamp down on scammers who trade gifts which are later revoked due to problems with payment. Show More Summary

Halo: Master Chief Collection dev issues "heartfelt apologies" as matchmaking issues continue

Halo: The Master Chief Collection developer 343 Industries has issued a new statement apologising for the game's ongoing matchmaking problems. Players continue to experience long waits when attempting to find matchmade games, an issue that has existed since the game's launch earlier this month. Show More Summary

Tales from the Borderlands released on Steam today

The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us developer Telltale Games has announced a snap release for its new series, Tales from the Borderlands. The series' first episode will be available to download today via Steam for PC and Mac, and in North America for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Xbox One owners will then see a release tomorrow, worldwide. Read more…

Dark Souls 2 heading to PS4 and Xbox One

Namco Bandai - or Bandai Namco if you're feeling saucy - has announced that From Software's Dark Souls 2 is heading to new-gen consoles next year. A new edition of the game called Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will be released for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on 7th April. Show More Summary

"The reality is we're not really interesting"

We don't often hear from the people who work at Rockstar. Co-founders Sam and Dan Houser aside, the cryptic company behind the gargantuan Grand Theft Auto series presents a united front. When Rockstar speaks it is from one voice. SoShow More Summary

Etrian Odyssey 5 announced in teaser trailer

Atlus' first-person dungeon-crawling series Etrian Odyssey is getting a fifth numbered entry, the publisher announced via a new Japanese teaser trailer. This will actually be the seventh Etrian Odyssey game, however, as the first two titles have been - or are getting - remade. Show More Summary

Thimbleweed Park succeeds its $375K goal in six days

Thimbleweed Park - the recently announced throwback to late 80s point-and-click adventure games from Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island creators Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick - has surpassed its $375K Kickstarter goal in only six days. As of writing this, it's currently raised $383,987 across 10,466 backers. Show More Summary

Infinity Blade coming to Xbox One in China - report

Infinity Blade appears to be coming to Chinese Xbox Ones, according to a variety of teaser images that have been making the rounds in that part of the world. As reported by Kotaku, Chinese gaming sites A9VG.com and Sina Games have reported...Show More Summary

Gaming peripheral that drains blood suspended on Kickstarter

Canadian developer Brand & Grotesque came up with a fun way to donate blood: by tying it into a video game. Entitled Blood Sport, it would "raise the stakes of gaming, by making it so when you lose blood in the game, you lose it in real life, too," its creators boasted. Show More Summary

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