Steam Direct Fee Structure and Upcoming Steam Store Updates Announced

Developers have been anxiously awaiting new details since Valve announced they would be scrapping Steam Greenlight and revamping Steam Trading Card in hopes of cutting down the number of shovelware and asset flip titles. Today, Valve released new details in a blog post about the upcoming Steam Direct program that will replace Steam Greenlight. Valve proposed that developers would pay an initial fe...

Kerbal Space Program Purchased by Take Two Interactive

Squad announced today that their game Kerbal Space Program has been purchased by Take Two Interactive, the parent company of both 2K and Rockstar. Squad made the announcement on their blog, saying that the purchase will provide them access to Take Two’s wealth of veteran game developers moving forward. The Kerbal Space Program dev team also shared some of their future plans in the announceme...

Endless Space 2 4X Video Series Wraps up with “eXterminate”

Amplitude Studios released the final video of the 4X series that explain the four main pillars of 4X gameplay mechanics in Endless Space 2. 4X stands for eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate. The final video in the series is “Exterminate,” which highlights Endless Space 2’s diplomacy, combat, hero, and ship design mechanics. Battles in Endless Space 2 features epic real time...

Rezrog to Launch on Steam on May 31st

Soaphog and Kasedo Games (The Metronomicon) announced that their upcoming rogue-lite turn based RPG Rezrog will be released for Linux, Mac, Windows. The game puts a new spin on the rogue-lite genre by giving players a party of heroes. Party members enter the dungeon alone and are captured by the enemy if they fall; however, another party member can rescue the captured members and any loot recovere...

Dead Cells Now Available on Steam Early Access

Motion Twin announced that their rogue-lite Metroidvania game Dead Cells is now available on Steam Early Access. The Early Access build has 11 levels, 2 bosses, 50 weapons and skills, and 2 special powers that will unlock hidden areas. More content is still in development, as the French indie developers are hoping to double the amount of content on launch and support Linux and Mac. The current pla...

Galaxy of Pen and Paper Preview

Galaxy of Pen and Paper Developer: Behold Studios Publisher: Behold Studios Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, Windows (Previewed) Release Date: July 2017 Behold Studios is returning to the Pen and Paper franchise and taking it to new heights quite literally. The latest game is Galaxy of Pen and Paper, featuring a new sci-fi setting with the same tabletop RPG premise. Players will be able to crea...

Indie Gala Monday Motivation #21 Now Available

Hello Monday, old friend. Whether you are chomping at the bit to get back to work or the new work week is an absolute drag, Capsule Computers and Indie Gala‘s Monday Motivation bundle is the perfect compliment to your Monday. The bundle contains 11 great indie games for you to enjoy. For a minimum purchase of $1.00 USD, buyers will receive: Trianguluv – An old school arcade game where ...

Dead Cells to Hit Steam Early Access on May 10th

French indie developers Motion Twin announced their upcoming rogue-like Metroidvania game Dead Cells will be coming to Steam Early Access on May 10th. Initially the game will only be available on Windows, but Linux and Mac builds will be released later. The developers have been creating free to play games since 2001, and Dead Cells will be their first game on Steam. “We’re a cooperative with no bo...

Project Highrise: Las Vegas Review

Project Highrise: Las Vegas Developer: SomaSim Publisher: Kasedo Games Platform: Mac, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 13 April 2017 Price: $6.99 USD – Available Here Video Review Overview SomaSim is expanding the scope of Project Highrise, their spiritual successor to Sim Tower, with the new Las Vegas expansion. A stylistic homage to the days of the Rat Pack, the new expansion introduces the abil...

Indie Gala Monday Motivation #20 Now Available

Time to chase away the dread of another work week with an awesome deal. Indie Gala has you covered with the Monday Motivation bundle. Buyers will get 11 great indie games for only $2.99 USD during the first 24 hours of the sale. For a minimum purchase price of $1.00, buyers will receive: Biotoxin: The Dark Days – A horror platformer set in post-apocalyptic America where players must contend ...

Indie Gala Friday Special Bundle #48 Now Available

It’s the weekend! It’s the perfect time to grab some new games to play this weekend, and Indie Gala is here to help you out. This month’s Friday Special Bundle comes with 10 great indie games to keep you busy. For a minimum purchase of $1.00 USD, buyers will receive: Helium – A hardcore sci-fi shooter set on an unknown planet where the player is the only survivor. A Girls F...

Yooka-Laylee Review

Yooka-Laylee Developer: Playtonic Games Publisher: Team 17 Platform: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Playstation 4 (Reviewed), PC, Mac, Linux Release Date: April 11, 2017 Price: $39.99 USD – Available Here $59.95 AUD – Available Here Overview I think everyone had that franchise that they grew up with – or a genre in this case that defined their childhood. I remember getting Donkey Kong 64 f...

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