Game Developers Conference Archive

  • Pinball FX2 Will Support Cross-Buy on Windows 10 and Xbox One

    Zen Studios, self-publishing via the ID@Xbox program, has announced plans to release Pinball FX2 later this year as a launch title for Windows 10. Yippee! But that’s only half of the good news. Pinball FX2 will support cross-buy between Windows 10 and Xbox One, which […]

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  • Xbox One Indie Game Scene is About to Blow Up

    Hey look! Xbox One does indie games too, you know. PC and PlayStation get all the love for being indie game havens, but thanks to the ID@Xbox self-publishing program Microsoft’s new-gen console is picking up some serious indie steam. Xbox One indie games from more […]

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  • Paradox Interactive to Publish Obsidian’s Infinity Engine Homage, Pillars of Eternity

    Paradox Interactive to Publish Obsidian’s Infinity Engine Homage, Pillars of Eternity

    The golden age of RPGs came and went over the span of a few years during the late 1990s and early 2000s, when the Infinity Engine was used to produce classics like Baldur’s Gate, Icewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment. For me, those will forever be […]

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  • This is What the Current Steam Controller Prototype Looks Like

    This is What the Current Steam Controller Prototype Looks Like

    Ahead of next week’s Game Developers Conference, Valve has released an image of the latest Steam Controller prototype that will be showcased at the company’s booth, along with a side-by-side comparison between the current model and the original prototype. The obvious change is the switch […]

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  • Velocity Ultra Presents its Vita-Specific Upgrades

    Velocity Ultra Presents its Vita-Specific Upgrades

    FuturLab’s critically acclaimed PlayStation Minis vertical-scrolling shmup is teleporting onto PlayStation Vita this May. While the original can already be played on a Vita as is, Velocity Ultra has been overhauled to take full advantage of the platform’s increased power and playability over the PSP. […]

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  • Sorcerers Clash in Magicka: Wizard Wars Team-Based PvP Action

    Sorcerers Clash in Magicka: Wizard Wars Team-Based PvP Action

    The slapstick spell-casting chaos of Magicka is switching out its single player and co-op spell book for a focused mastery of “team-based, fast-paced, two-faced, post-haste, four-on-four twitch action-PvP” online warfare. Quite a mouthful. Did you get all that? Magicka: Wizard Wars, in development at Paradox […]

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  • Another Unreal Engine 4 Tech Demo, This One Running on PS4

    Another Unreal Engine 4 Tech Demo, This One Running on PS4

    Epic Games has another Unreal Engine 4 tech demo to show off this week. The Infiltrator demo was for PC, but this next one, Elemental, is running in real time on PlayStation 4. The demo shows an evil lord Sauron lookalike reawakening from his fortress […]

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  • Epic Games Infiltrates GDC with Impressive Unreal Engine 4 Real-Time Demo

    Epic Games Infiltrates GDC with Impressive Unreal Engine 4 Real-Time Demo

    I’m never quite sure how to feel about tech demos for the latest and greatest game engines. They’re always amazing to watch, but since they’re not actual games it’s hard to trust that what is being demonstrated will actually be possible in the format of […]

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  • This Destiny Concept Art is Destined to Become Your Next Desktop Wallpaper

    This Destiny Concept Art is Destined to Become Your Next Desktop Wallpaper

    Bungie still isn’t giving anything away as it pertains to what the studio’s shared-world FPS, Destiny, looks and plays like during real-time gameplay. Instead, the former Halo makers seem happy to drip feed morsels of information about the game and tease us with a whole […]

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  • PSN Indie Darling Papo & Yo is Coming to Steam

    PSN Indie Darling Papo & Yo is Coming to Steam

    Papo & Yo, the thought provoking indie adventure about a young boy’s journey into a mystical fantasy world to escape the abuse of his drunken father, will soon be making the jump from PSN exclusivity to the PC gaming scene via Steam. The Steam version […]

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