I’ve confirmed via a Tweet from Tripwire that it will not be a Play Anywhere title and will not have cross network play between Xbox One and PC players due to balance differences and the fact that they use Steamworks and that apparently will not work with Xbox Live. I find that odd since Rocket League uses Steamworks and has cross network play with Xbox One. They also mentioned via a Tweet that they are working on a new boss, however it will be awhile before it shows up. Continue reading →
The latest Humble Bundle released today is from Telltale Games called the Humble Telltale Games Bundle. Offering $275 worth of great games including the zombie thriller The Walking Dead Seasons 1 & 2, plus the miniseries Michonne. There are three tiers and as always, purchases help support charity. All keys redeemable on Steam.
The first tier, pay $1 or more gets you nine games and is easily worth way more than the $1 minimum.
Title says it all. Killing Floor 2 is 50% off at Green Man Gaming. Get the regular version for $15 or the Digital Deluxe for $20. The Digital Deluxe is easily worth the $5 price difference for the soundtrack alone. You can listen to it here and make up your own mind.
The Final Station, a 2D pixel graphics survival/adventure game published by tinyBuild is 67% off at the Humble Bundle Store. It will be $4.94 for the next 3 days and 20 hours and the key is redeemable on Steam.
It currently sits with a Very Positive rating on Steam with 84% giving it a thumbs up with over 2,000 reviews.
An apt day for a discount of a zombie game, the day after the father of modern zombies passed away.
A sad thing happened yesterday. The creator of the modern zombie horror genre, George A. Romero passed away from lung cancer. He was 77 years old.
Romero was not the first to create zombie horror films, but he was the first to use infectious disease as the cause and create the rambling, wandering brain eating zombies we know and love today. It all started with his 1968 film Night of the Living Dead which, through some misfortune of his own doing is a Public Domain movie that anyone can freely download and watch. He went on to create a few sequels all relying on the same brain starved slow moving zombies.
His zombie creations didn’t just inspire movies like Shaun of the Dead and the remake of Dawn of the Dead, but he also inspired many zombie games and starred in Call of Duty Black Op’s Call of the Dead zombie expansion where he was basically impossible to kill. Unless you use the Dragunov apparently.
The latest Humble Bundle released today is from Capcom called the Capcom Rising Bundle. Offering $229 worth of great games. There are three tiers and some bonuses and as always, purchases help support charity.
The first tier, pay $1 or more gets you three games.
Strider which retails normally for $15 and currently sits at a very positive 87% with Steam users. Strider is a Metroidvania type platformer that was released in 2014. This game has Steam Achievements and Trading Cards.
Umbrella Corps which was Capcom’s PVP shooter take on Resident Evil. It currently lists for $30, $40 for a Deluxe Version exists. The game however has been poorly received. It currently stands at Mostly Negative with just 34% giving it a “Yes” vote. The game released over a year ago June 21, 2016. According to Steam Spy the game has only 8,800 owners. Not good for a multiplayer game. It also show under 1,000 people have played it in the last two weeks. It has Steam Achievements and Trading Cards. My advice if you get this tier, farm the cards and sell them.
DmC: Devil May Cry a very good Action Hack and Slash game and the fifth installment in the Devil May Cry series serving as a reboot. It currently sits with Very Positive review with 94% giving it a “Yes”. The game was released in 2013 and has both Steam Achievements and Trading Cards.
The fact that Jack Bauer is yelling at you all game is worth it! CoD WaW offered up a 4 player Co-Op campaign. The only CoD game to offer this level of play sans Zombies. Playing the campaign with even just two other people was a lot of fun. Calling out to watch your six and just be in the middle of total carnage with your buddies is a fun and worthwhile experience.
That being said, the real gem is the Zombies mode. Battle waves of Zombies on your own to survive and complete objectives or have as many friends help you out. Treyarch allowed modding with this game and so the community built two really amazing Zombie mods. Continue reading →
Killing Floor 2 has been hosting a Summer Sideshow event since June 12th and like all good things, it must come to an end. To celebrate the conclusion the developers are offering double XP through Tuesday July 11th at 1pm EST when the event ends. Tripwire is also increasing the ticket drop chances and item drop rate. As pointed out by this Steam user the odds of getting all the cosmetics are impossible, at least in one go around. These cosmetics will surely be back for next year’s Summer Sideshow. So save those tickets! Continue reading →
If you’re not great at platformers, don’t worry, this game is gentle. Great story and easy accessibility. Worth the current sale price. I haven’t really played platformers in decades. Not since my original NES and I found I could play this without much trouble at all. So with a not too difficult challenge the story keeps you going as does the visuals. Love the graphics and setting. You play as a father who is searching desperately to find his daughter. Along the way you meet interesting characters, some of who are friendly and others who are not.
It took me around 6 hours to complete so you can finish it in with just a few game sessions. Will our protagonist find his daughter? Or will he find something else?