PressStart Press is proud to announce the release of Dungeon Hacks: How NetHack, Angband, and Other Roguelikes Changed the Course of Video Games in paperback as well as on Kindle, iBooks, and other popular e-reading platforms.
Written by Stay Awhile and Listen author David L. Craddock, Dungeon Hacks whisks readers back in time to the computer labs where seminal roguelike role-playing games (RPGs) such as Rogue and Moria originated. Roguelikes are beloved among their fans, who tout grueling difficulty, a wide breadth of character types, and procedural algorithms that generate brand new levels every time players begin a new quest as defining characteristics of the genre.
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I will say it again 2015 is continuing to prove that AAA games are being announced too early. We have already seen Uncharted 4 & Quantum Break pushed to next year. Now we have two more to add to the list.
Yes The Division and Rainbow Six: Siege are both now expected to release Q3/Q4 2016. My list of anticipated games is dwindling…
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As the month of April draws to a close, Microsoft gives us a reason to look forward to the month of May… providing you have a Games With Gold membership. Here’s the official list of free games for the month of May, including when they’ll be released for download.
Remember to grab these games as soon as they become available, you don’t want to miss your window of opportunity.
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As the month of April draws to a close, Sony gives us a reason to look forward to the month of May… providing that you have a PS Plus membership. Here’s the official list of free games for the month of May, it’s an extra special month for PS4 owners as we’re receiving 5 games (2 PS4, 3 cross-buy).
Remember these will be available to download beginning on Tuesday May 5th, Game On!
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On Wednesday 29th April at 19:00 BST, Deej (Bungie Community Manager) will host a livestream straight from the studio with Lars Bakken and Derek Carroll (Bungie Design Leads), along with community member tripleWRECK. They’ll be playing a brand new, weekly competitive multiplayer event called Trials of Osiris. It’s a 3v3 elimination event where power levels matter. The more wins your team accumulates, the greater your rewards, which include Osiris-themed, endgame gear . The livestream will be exclusively viewable here: Twitch.
Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves, will be available on Tuesday 19th May.
Did you miss the livestream? We’ve posted the link to the complete archived livestream here.
Not long ago I stumbled across this game. Immediately I was drawn in, a steampunk puzzle platformer. That’s right so many great areas colliding together to make a neat game.
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Put on your magnet gauntlets, wield your Tesla staff! Rain Games is hyped to announce the American release of Teslagrad, which will be available for PlayStation 4™ and PlayStation 3™ on April 14th via digital download, and later this quarter on its physical version.
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In all honesty, I’m not the biggest fan of the RPG genre. More often than not, the play styles and overall gaming experiences tend to feel exactly the same without much variation between them. with that being said, based on everything I’ve seen and heard, this doesn’t look like it’ll fall in line with all the others. EARTHLOCK: Festival of Magic has built up a beautiful world in which to set the game, while developing a dynamic team of heroes that you ultimately come to rely on as a team. One of the best features of the game is the way the team is comes together to pair up their attacks to unleash killer combos, even better… your enemies can do the same.
And remember If you’re unwilling to change it up and keep your enemy on their toes with an varied style of attack, they’ll learn from your stagnant style of play and will evolve their own style to take you out!
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Actos Games, creator of their new Wii U exclusive title, psyscrolr, (pronounced “Sy-Scroller”) have announced their game will be launching this week, specifically April 2nd, 2015, on Nintendo’s eShop service.
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Here is a game I have been excited for once it was announced for PS4. While the PlayStation version might not be ready Cicle 5 has released the PC version on Steam early access. Go check it out. Of course here is some more info about the game.
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