Oli Delgaram-Nejad

Oli is a creative writing student, drummer, Pink Floyd nut and avid gamer. You can often find him amidst a pile of PC parts or perched questionably on a drum stool.

Teslagrad Announced for Greenlight

Today, Norway (Bergen) based Indie developer Rain AS announced Teslagrad, a new story-driven PC action/puzzle sidescroller with several twists. Currently in the alpha stage of development, Teslagrad is now awaiting community approval and is scheduled for release on Steam by autumn of this year. The game offers a new take on the action/puzzle genre by focusing the puzzle element around physics, ele...

Bad Bots Review

Bad Bots Developer: Digital Tribe Games/Point Five Projects Publisher: IndiePub Platforms:  PC (Reviewed), Mac Release Date: May 17th 2013 Price: £9.99 (Available here) Overview Bad Bots is a side scrolling platform shooter set aboard the “Titan Hauler” – A space faring cargo ship on its way to Earth from some exotic, undefined interstellar location. You play as Sam McRae, a grease mechanic who wa...

Rush Bros. Release Date Announced

US based (Stamford, Connecticut) publishers Digital Tribe Games, in partnership with publishers XYLA, have recently revealed that they are ready, set, and raring to release Rush Bros. (an intense blend of platform racing action, competitive and immersive multiplayer and original music from internationally acclaimed artists Infected Mushroom) for PC and Mac platforms on May 24th of this year. The t...

Pandora: Purge of Pride Release Date Announced

New US based game development studio High Class Kitsch announced last Thursday the impending release of their debut title, Pandora: Purge of Pride. Pandora will be available for both PC and Mac OSX, and is scheduled for release on the 11th of June for a mere $10 via Desura . Fans can pre-purchase the game on the High Class Kitsch Kickstarter campaign site. Set in Victorian England, Pandora: Purge ...

Navy Field 2 Officially Launched

News arrived this morning from NEXON Europe that Navy Field 2, the successor to the 2007 PC naval RTS title “NavyField”, will launch today. The seafaring strategy series is set against the historical backdrop of the First and Second World Wars, and players will find themselves building and organizing a fleet before taking it out to wage war in open waters in large scale (up to 64 Player) battles i...

Warface: Open Beta Released in South Korea

Crytek’s free-to-play PC First Person Shooter, Warface, could be seen enjoying continued success early this week as the game entered an Open Beta phase to players in South Korea, following the success of the Closed Beta in September of 2012. Leading online publisher NEXON Co. Ltd is handling the organization of the release.  The Korea based publisher specializes in free to play online games. Since...

Student Developers Announce ‘Starcoon the Game’

Yesterday, a group of talented students (NNNICE Games, Based in Hilversum, Netherlands) at the Utrecht School of Arts & Technology announced their plans to release Starcoon, a browser based arcade space adventure title scheduled for release on 1st May 2013. The game is described, (rather fittingly) as a ‘get as high as you can’ adventure that features well written audio and eye catching cartoo...

Oddballs: New iOS Physics Title from Velvety Couch Games

Canadian based developers Velvety Couch Games have recently announced the release date for their latest release for the iOS platform, Oddballs; an apparent mixture of popular flash based physics titles such as Crush the Castle and Super Stacker. The game looks like more than just the average puzzle game however, largely on account of its unique take on the traditional physics format. Each of the p...

Greenlight Spotlight: Wildfire Worlds

Yesterday, indie development studio Dot-Product announced plans for their newest title: Wildfire Worlds, which went up yesterday through the Steam Greenlight platform. The developers describe the project as a “riot simulator,” and from the stills and videos it looks like the gameplay will resemble the likes of DarkSpore, RollerCoaster Tycoon3D and The Sims, with a little visual twist that makes it...

StarDrive Out Now on Steam

Yesterday, the full version of StarDrive was released on PC through Steam following a truly successful Beta phase. The title is the result of the combined efforts of US based (Portland, Oregon) developers Zero Sum Games and Netherlands based (Haarlem) publishing outfit Iceberg Interactive. The result of their efforts are rave reviews and according to the development team, promises of an entirely n...

Defense Grid 2 – Coming 2014

Two days ago, Hidden Path Entertainment announced to its Kickstarter backers that it had raised the required funds to develop DG2, (Defense Grid 2) thanks to a lone investor. On July 10th 2012, Hidden Path launched the Kickstarter Campaign as a means of funding the development of new content for their acclaimed tower defense game, Defense Grid – The Awakening. Around the same time, talk of a seque...

Earthrise: First Impact – “Earthrise Founders Required!”

German development team SilentFuture announced yesterday that their latest MMORPG creation, Earthrise: First Impact (released May 2012) is to undergo a complete gameplay and graphics overhaul in the next few weeks. As part of the revamp, players are invited to get themselves involved in the project by purchasing a Founder Package, which entitles players to instant beta access, all special items an...

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