GDC 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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  • 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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  • Terraria Tunnels Onto Vita this Summer

    Terraria Tunnels Onto Vita this Summer

    And the indie hits just keep on coming! Alongside this week’s console launch of Terraria on PSN (for PS3) and XBLA, 505 Games, Engine Software, and Re-Logic have announced that they will continue their partnership by next bringing the side-scrolling sandbox platformer RPG to the […]

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  • You Haven’t Seen a Ninja Gaiden Game Like This Before

    You Haven’t Seen a Ninja Gaiden Game Like This Before

    Comcept’s Keiji Inafune, of Mega Man, Onimusha and Dead Rising fame, has joined forces with Team Ninja and Spark Unlimited to put a comic book zombie spin on the Ninja Gaiden franchise. First appearing at last year’s Tokyo Game Show, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is […]

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  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Announced, Much Confusion Ensues

    Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Announced, Much Confusion Ensues

    Regaining consciousness after nine years in a coma, Big Boss returns as the protagonist of the next Metal Gear Solid. Metal Gear Solid V, announced by Hideo Kojima at GDC today, is a combination of the previously revealed Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain, the […]

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