CDV Archive

  • Review: Alien Shooter: Vengeance

    Review: Alien Shooter: Vengeance

    While I make no bones about wanting to see a little more game design innovation from developers these days, sometimes it is the simplest of games that wind up hooking me more than anything else. Case in point, Sigma Team’s arcade shooter/action-RPG Alien Shooter: Vengeance […]

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  • Dungeon Defenders Fuses Action-RPG and Tower Defense this Fall

    Dungeon Defenders Fuses Action-RPG and Tower Defense this Fall

    Two of the hottest genres in gaming — action-RPG and tower defense — shack up together in Dungeon Defenders, a new digital download title developed by Floridian independent studio Trendy Entertainment. It will be released this fall on PSN, XBLA and PC via leading digital […]

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  • Review: Divinity II: Ego Draconis

    Review: Divinity II: Ego Draconis

    When I think of Divinity II: Ego Draconis I am reminded of D. W. Bradley’s 2005 game Dungeon Lords. Wait! Wait! Before you jump to the comments and start flaming me, let me explain. Dungeon Lords‘ pre-release developer hype talked about bringing the best of […]

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  • Divinity II Demo Out Now for PC and Xbox 360

    Divinity II Demo Out Now for PC and Xbox 360

    Now’s your chance to get in some early adventuring in the world of Rivellon, as cdv has released a playable demo for both PC and Xbox 360 versions of Divinity II: Ego Draconis in North America today, two weeks ahead of the game’s January 5th […]

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  • Take a Trailer Tour of Divinity II’s Battle Tower

    Take a Trailer Tour of Divinity II’s Battle Tower

    CDV’s third of nine pre-release Divinity II trailers provides a preview look at the Battle Tower, a sort of home hub area of the game where you can rest, train your combat and magic skills, customize your creature, store loot, teleport to other areas of […]

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  • Review: Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter

    Review: Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter

    To call Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter a remake would be giving it too much credit. Disappointingly, it’s the same exact game that was released eight years ago, only re-skinned using Croteam’s Serious Engine 3 to make it prettier and more modern. And it […]

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  • New Divinity II Trailer Can Read Minds

    New Divinity II Trailer Can Read Minds

    The second of nine planned pre-release gameplay vignettes for Divinity II dropped today, this one titled “The Art of Mindreading.” The video doesn’t exactly explain how it works, but apparently you will be able to read minds to unlock shortcuts and secrets, though there will […]

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  • Divinity II “Dragon Slayer” Trailer

    Divinity II “Dragon Slayer” Trailer

    Now that Divinity II has gone gold, CDV has a lot of time to fill before the game ships on January 5th, and apparently that time will be filled with an extensive nine-part trailer series beginning with today’s first installment, “The Dragon Slayer,” which provides […]

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  • Divinity II Goes Gold, January Launch Set

    Divinity II Goes Gold, January Launch Set

    Usually we don’t hear about games going gold until maybe a week or two ahead of release, but that’s not the case with Divinity II: Ego Draconis. CDV has announced that the PC and Xbox 360 action-RPG has already gone gold, well in advance of […]

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  • CDV Publishing Divinity II in North America

    CDV Publishing Divinity II in North America

    If you were able to make it out to PAX earlier this month you’ve already heard the news, but for those who missed the event here’s the skinny: CDV has signed up the North American publishing rights to Larian Studios’ PC and Xbox 360 RPG […]

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