Joe Morgan

Christian, gamer, software developer, crossfitter, jogger, and dog lover

The Act: Arcade and Be Together Now Live on iTunes

Today mobile gaming giant Chillingo announced not one, but two new titles coming to the App Store. Be Together, developed by LinkGoGame, puts players in charge of reuniting Maya and Ruby, two adorable stars who want to be closer to one another, by arranging props and letting gravity and physics work for you.  With an art style that will tug at your heartstrings, over 60 puzzles, and clever mechani...

Alien Breed Review

Alien Breed Developer: Team 17 Publisher: Team 17 Platforms: PlayStation 3 (Reviewed), PlayStation Vita Release Date: February 6, 2013 (EU), February 12, 2013 (US) Price: £6.49/€7.99/$9.99  – Available Here Overview: Alien Breed has been around for over two decades. It was originally released for the Amiga in 1991, just a year after developer Team 17 opened its doors.  Though it has gone thr...

Farming Simulator 2013 Now on Mac

Mac owners, it’s time to strap on your boots, check the oil in your tractor, and grab a bag full of chicken feed!  It’s been announced that, beginning today, Farming Simulator 2013 is available on the Mac platform. Giants Studio’s agricultural phenomenon is set to harvest all of your money, and you can start by planting it in Apple’s firm soil in the Mac App Store or throug...

Special Forces: Team X Now Available

Microprose, together with Atari, announced today that Special Forces: Team X (STX) is now available for purchase.  You can buy the game on Xbox Live Arcade for 1200 Points and Steam for PC ($14.99/£11.99/€13.99). Zombie Studios, who have previously developed the  Blacklight franchise, created Special Forces: Team X as a fast-paced 3rd person shooter with a special twist on the maps.  STX features ...

Skulls of the Shogun Review

Skulls of the Shogun Developer: 17-BIT Publisher: Microsoft Studios Platforms: XBox Live Arcade (Reviewed), Windows 8, Windows Phone, Microsoft Surface Release Date: January 30, 2013 Price: 1200 Microsoft Points ($14.99) – BUY NOW Overview Founded in 2009 by a veteran of the games industry, developer 17-BIT set to work developing their first title, Skulls of the Shogun.  Fast forward to 2013...

Dragon Nest European Beta Begins

eFusion MMOG, a European publisher of massively multiplayer online games, revealed today gaming media will be the targeted recipients of Closed Beta keys for the upcoming Dragon Nest Europe. Beginning February 12, everyone will have the opportunity to get a beta key from Dragon Nest‘s official website.  Players interested in possibly getting an early beta key can check out their Facebook pag...

Camouflaj Releases République Screens and Dev Blog

Camouflaj, the team hard at work behind successful Kickstarter game République, have finally come up for air and they want to show off a little bit of what they’ve been doing. These are the first new glimpses at the game since it was last shown eight months ago.  You can check out the new images in the gallery below and be sure to read up on their newest dev diary entry here. In République, ...

Path of Exile Gets New Trailer And Screenshots

Grinding Gear Games, makers of the upcoming action role-playing game Path of Exile currently in open beta, opened the flood gates today and unleashed a full torrent of screenshots and other images to allow people check out more about their title. While some people may look at the screenshots and be tempted to write Path of Exile off as merely another Diablo clone, be assured that fans of Torchligh...

Heroes of Newerth Gets Prepared For 2013 With “3.0” Patch

S2 Games, developers of the popular MOBA (Massive Online Battle Arena)  game Heroes of Newerth, announced the release of a new patch out now for their flagship title. According to S2 games, patch 3.0 will help push a new player experience in a big way.  The patch brings with it “an entirely revamped Walkthrough”, better preparing new players for battle in Newerth.  They’ve also r...

Defiance Gets Launch Date and Live Action Trailer

Trion Worlds, developers of Rift, have announced a release date of their upcoming title, Defiance.  Defiance, an online open-world shooter will be coming to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC on April 2nd. Set to release 13 days before the debut of Syfy’s  television series of the same name, Defiance will put  players in the  role of an Ark Hunter in a large open world where players “...

Disney Closes Epic Mickey Studio

Both Epic Mickey and Epic Mickey 2 were released to less than stellar public opinion.  Though they were much lauded for the creative mind behind them, Warren Spector (the creator of Deus Ex and  Thief), the games were unable to generate enough steam to gain much ground, and were ultimately not commercially successful enough to self-sustain. As it is always unfortunate to hear, it was confirmed tha...

Guild Wars 2 Patch Includes Major Content

All MMOs have patches.  Players have come to terms with the thought that they’re going to have to wait for that download bar to fill every so often.  Every now and then, though, a patch worthy of some more thought comes out. For Guild Wars 2 players, one of those major content patches finally came. On January 28, a major patch was released that included what is referred to as the “Flam...

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