Publisher Ziggurat Interactive Acquires 3DO Games Catalog from Prism Entertainment

Ziggurat Interactive, a leading publisher of modern and retro-games for PC and console platforms, announced today the acquisition of a library of more than 30 games from Prism Entertainment. These titles originally owned by The 3DO Company and its affiliates include Captain Quazar, Killing Time, Requiem: Avenging Angel, Uprising: Join or Die, and Uprising: Lead and Destroy, are now owned … [Read more…]

Of Orcs and Men

Some folks on social media, once again, seem to have more time on their hands than seems healthy and have turned their perpetually offended eyes on the fantasy creatures known as orcs. Also, as usual, the perception seems to be that it’s generally a white, western savior type pushing the idea that they’re trying to … [Read more…]

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters Coming to PS4 and Nintendo Switch this May

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters, the critically acclaimed Korean survival-horror adventure, is set to make its console debut this May on PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch. The title, developed by Devespresso Games and published by Headup, focuses on atmospheric, story-driven gameplay with hand-illustrated manhwa (Korean manga) aesthetics. Following its successful Early Access launch in November 2019, The Coma 2: Vicious … [Read more…]

Dead Age 2 Coming to PC This June

Award-winning publisher of independent games, Headup, is thrilled to announce that Dead Age 2 — the sequel to the popular indie survival-tactics game Dead Age — is set for an Early Access launch on Steam and GOG for Windows PC on June 3, 2020. The newest game in developer Silent Dreams’ fan-favorite franchise blends the survival, management, and role-playing game … [Read more…]

Pointless Geek Debates: Rollplay vs. Roleplay in D&D

The internet is awash in pointless geek debates; which superhero is stronger than which, which version of Battlestar is better, Robotech or Macross, but one that really defines pointless to me is whether D&D is, or was always meant to be a game of rolling dice and tabulating numbers, or telling a collaborative story with … [Read more…]

Pong Quest, a Pong RPG Coming Soon From Atari

Atari® and developer Chequered Ink, announced today that PONG Quest™, a humorous new RPG reimagining of the flagship arcade classic PONG®, is coming soon to Windows PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, and PlayStation®4. It’s PONG like you’ve never thought it could be! Immerse yourself in a whole new world of PONG-inspired fun where you’ll adventure as a brave young … [Read more…]

Iconic Atari Properties are Headed to the Revolutionary Blockchain-based Gaming Metaverse, The Sandbox

Atari® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and entertainment producers — has announced a new partnership with Animoca Brands and its subsidiary TSB Gaming Ltd — the creators of the revolutionary blockchain-based gaming metaverse, The Sandbox. Hit Atari properties such as Asteroids®, Centipede®, Pong®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon® will be brought to life within the 3D voxel … [Read more…]

X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga – Comic Book Retrospective

I got hooked on comics back when I was 14. I was on vacation, visiting family where we used to live in Kansas, and spending some time with my best friend from elementary school. There were two life-changing hobbies he introduced me to. Dungeons and Dragons, and comics. He gave me a bunch of his … [Read more…]

Missile Command: Recharged is Now Available on iPhone and iPad and Android Devices

Atari® — One of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — and developer Nickervision Studios, announced today the release of Missile Command: Recharged™, a modern take on one of Atari’s most beloved titles. Available on iPhone and iPad and Android devices, Missile Command: Recharged is a reinvention of the arcade hit, featuring a neon-lit retro aesthetic, … [Read more…]

Lumberjack’s Dynasty Early Access Release Date Set

Get ready to live the lumber-lifestyle, as publisher Toplitz Productions has set a mid-April 2020 Early Access release date for its forestry business simulation, Lumberjack’s Dynasty. In the game, players will enjoy an outdoorsy lifestyle, living on an old family homestead in need of loving restoration as they set out to build a burgeoning timber business … [Read more…]