It is very rare that a feature gaming hardware in a news post, but this one looks quite exceptional! Mad Catz debuted this next generation controller today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. I haven't found a press kit for it yet, so you will have to follow the link in the press release for awesome pictures.
The IndieDB Game of the Year voting has ended, and the top game for 2014 is Robocraft! Congratulations to Freejam and all involved in the development and voting for that great project! Those of you following our Twitter feed saw me post that earlier. I know some of you don't follow Twitter though, so I figured I would post the full press release here.
The fact that Hearts of Oak was even considered for this honor was quite an achievement, none of us had any idea that we would even be included because we haven't even released anything playable, yet! I think that just goes to show how awesome the work of our development team has been over the past year! All the videos, models, screenshots, music, story ideas and all the other assets our team members have been working on are simply outstanding!
According to their games page, there are over 19,000 individual game projects on IndieDB, 10,000...
After posting the trailers for nautical movies of 2014, I had a couple of thoughts. Number one, why the hell didn't I include game trailers?? After all, we had quite a few in 2014 as well! Number two, why the hell did it take me a decade to come up with the idea of doing lists like these?!?! Anyway, better late than never, again, please let me know if I missed something.
Tropico 5 - Captain Jack...Presidente?
Naval Action - From Then to Now
Blackwake: Dead Marque - Concept Trailer (Alpha)
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - E3 2014 Trailer (PS4)
Mount & Blade Warband: Viking Conquest - "First Gameplay" Trailer
TransOcean: The Shipping Company – English Teaser Trailer
I am not sure when this went live, as I never saw a press release and just stumbled across it today. Ubisoft has released an update for Assassin's Creed Pirates! The new 2.0.0 update includes a new "Runner" mode, according to the iTunes page :
Turin, Italy - December 11, 2014 - Picaresque Studio is proud to give fans a first look at the upcoming game 'Nantucket' in a new teaser trailer - the game will be available on PC in 2015.
The teaser (available here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKLxU5FSUVE ) features a portion of the Nantucket's opening cinematic and was animated and scored in-house at Picaresque Studio. It also features the voice work of Jeff Espinoza (Deadlight).
Set a few years after the story of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, Nantucket promises to thrust players into the tortured life of Ishmael as he comes to grips with being the sole survivor of both the wreck of the Pequod and the wrath of Ahab. Players - as Ishmael - will scrape what they can from the ocean by exploring, discovering, and harvesting marine life in a 19th century...
A New Theater of War: Empire: Total War Arrives On Linux Today
Feral Interactive today announced that the acclaimed historical strategy game Empire: Total War™ is now available for Linux. Developed by Creative Assembly™ and published by SEGA® for Windows, Empire: Total War is the second game to be developed and published for Linux by Feral Interactive, following the success of XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
Empire: Total War places the series’ prized elements of real-time tactics and turn-based strategy against the turbulent backdrop of the 18th century. Exploring grand themes such as the Industrial Revolution, America’s struggle for independence, the race to control Asian trade routes, and the globalization of war on land and sea, the game charges players with the fortunes of a nation and challenges them to establish it as the world’s dominant power.
The Linux version of Empire: Total War is a Steam Play title that supports Ubuntu 14.04.1 and Valve’s...
Illustrations and Art Style Reminiscent of Work from the Period
Turin, Italy - December 1, 2014 - Picaresque Studio released new art from the upcoming game 'Nantucket' - the game will be available on PC in 2015.
Set a few years after the story of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, Nantucket promises to thrust players into the tortured life of Ishmael as he comes to grips with being the sole survivor of both the wreck of the Pequod and the wrath of Ahab. Players - as Ishmael - will scrape what they can from the ocean by exploring, discovering, and harvesting marine life in a 19th century fashion.