Weekly Retro Stream at Local Battles!

As you all know or may not know 8-bit has a friendly relationship with Local Battles (Chris G….sorry couldn’t resist) and so we have decided to put together a retro stream. The rules are quite simple. This will be on the Local Battles channel  here. If you don’t remember that’s fine, I’ll keep spamming the links. We [...]

Cool Stuff From My Inbox: Eminence: Xander’s Tales

This game is going to launch a Kickstarter in August of this year. https://www.facebook.com/PlayEminence It looks pretty awesome. Considering that I was into most of the games of luck/skill in various RPGs (well the ones in Suikoden, Final Fantasy 8 and X mainly) this is definitely worth a look.  The presentation on the character is very [...]

Cool Stuff From My Inbox: H1Z1

In preparation for its upcoming Early Access launch, the H1Z1 team has released a new demo video showing off some of the latest features added to the game. In the video, Senior Designer Jimmy Whisenhunt demonstrates his survival skills and explains some of the features shown during E3, general survival tactics and new features, including crafting, the new [...]

Vertical Drop Heroes:The Quick & Painless Review!

Vertical Drop Heroes Platform:PC Developer: Nerdook Productions Publisher:Digerati Take one part platformer, one part RPG, then mix in permadeath along with a dash of randomly generated characters and what do you get? Vertical Drop Heroes if done properly, I have no idea idea what the failed version of this recipe would look like. The premise [...]

eSports Tournament-Management Platform Battlefy Enters Public Beta

  VANCOUVER, British Columbia - May 13, 2014 - After powering more than 1200 events, eSports tournament-management platform Battlefy is entering its public beta.    Thanks to the input from developers, publishers, tournament organizers and players, Battlefy has matured into a trusted platform for high profile events. Tournaments run on Battlefy include Riot’s North American Collegiate Open, Ubisoft’s Might & Magic DoC [...]

Online Multiplayer Battle Arena Game Brings Unique Crafting and Intense Third-Person Combat to Steam

New York – May 13, 2014 – It’s time for PC gamers to sharpen their tools and ready their trigger fingers as Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, today opens the gates to early access via Steam for the third-person, multiplayer online combat and crafting game, Minimum. To enter early access [...]

AWARD-WINNING LOVECRAFT-INSPIRED HORROR ADVENTURE THE LAST DOOR: COLLECTOR’S EDITIONTM TO DEBUT MAY 20 FOR PC, MAC, LINUX

Special Edition of Smash Hit to Add New Puzzles, Scenes and Stories Plus Enhanced Graphics and SoundSAN JOSE, Calif. – May 13, 2014 – Phoenix Online Publishing™ is terrified but darkly compelled to announce that The Last Door: Collector’s Edition™ will be coming to Steam, GOG, and other major online retailers for PC, Mac and Linux on [...]

Mark Cerny named Development Legend at July’s Develop Industry Excellence Awards 2014

Mark Cerny will be inducted as 2014′s Development Legend at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards in Brighton, UK on July 9th.The video games icon will join an elite few to pick up the prestigious accolade. Previous recipients include the likes of Tim Sweeney, Mark Rein, David Perry, Peter Molyneux, David Braben, Charles Cecil, Phil Harrison [...]

GTA Online: The High Life Update Coming Next Week Tuesday May 13th

Take in the view from any of the five new apartments in The High Life Update.Coming next week on Tuesday May 13th, it’s time to expand your foothold in Los Santos with The High Life Update for Grand Theft Auto Online, which features new high-end apartments, multi-property ownership, four new vehicles, the powerful Bullpup Rifle and more. This [...]

Decromancer coming to Steam Greenlight

‘Decromancer’ has been greatly reviewed on it’s initial launch on iOS and Android (Currently sitting with a 4.2 rating on Google Play), but now we have decided that not only mobile gamers should experience the action and adventure of the Decromancer world.Set in a fantasy land the game focuses around escorting a Necromancer diplomat across [...]

EA SPORTS NHL 15 STARTS A NEW GENERATION OF HOCKEY VIDEOGAMES THIS FALL

Fans Decide the Face of NHL 15 with the Cover Vote Starting Today on NHL.com Guildford, UK. – May 5, 2014 - Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced EA SPORTSTM NHL® 15, the first title in a new generation of hockey videogames that boldly changes everything you know about the award winning franchise. Experience the hard hitting chaos [...]

Rolling Zimro – World’s First Spinning Endless Runner Game lands on the AppStore

Xaxist Arts has released Rolling Zimro 1.1, their brand new game for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It’s a super fast action game with first of its kind spinning worlds. The game has beautiful low-poly art style and has intuitive controls specifically designed for the touch devices. Rolling Zimro has also been shortlisted for [...]

MICROÏDS OFFERS THE GAME ” THE SECRETS OF ATLANTIS ” TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF ITS NEW OFFICIAL WEBSITE

Paris, May 5, 2014. Microïds, the publisher specializing in multiplatform adventure video games, meets the Community needs with a brand new official website entirely rebuilt to adapt to the needs (<gp_link type=”http” loc=”//www.microids.com”>www.microids.com).After waiting a few months, adventure game fans can now enjoy Microïds’ entire catalogue on a new website in both French and English, totally rethought [...]