It's been a while since I posted anything about Whiskeybarrel Studio's upcoming RPG Ships and Scurvy! While I have been negligent in keeping you informed, lead developer Oliver Joyce has been slaving away creating world full of ships, islands, treasure and friendly natives! He has also been busy churning out DevBlogs to keep you all up to date on exactly how development is going. In the latest, Oliver has added an essential part of any pirate game, the Tavern! For those of you that missed it, he also posted his first ever teaser trailer, and I must say, it is awesome!
My apologies for not getting that on the front page sooner mates! I did Tweet it, and you could have seen already it if you had been paying attention to his posts on our forum, and his DevBlog! I am really looking forward to this...
TORONTO – May 12, 2015 – Windward, an action-packed sandbox game set on the open oceans, has dropped anchor on Steam for Windows, Mac and Linux for $14.99, but is currently on sale for $12.74. Developed by Tasharen Entertainment, Windward has players captain a ship sailing the seas of a vast and beautiful procedurally-generated world.
Windward’s open-ended gameplay offers numerous possibilities. Players start with a small boat that can be upgraded into one of the most feared ships on the open oceans that specializes in offense, defense or support. Windward offers epic MMO gameplay or a single player experience. Gamers decide if they would like to sail the seas and create their own adventures or complete quests.
Some missions task players with peaceful assignments like dropping off cargo, ferrying passengers or establishing new towns. Other assignments require gamers to defend their territory from pirates or become one themselves and raid...
Michael Lyashenko from Tasharen Entertainment, based out of Toronto, Canada, has posted an article over on their Steam Early Access page for Windward announcing that the game will be officially leave Early Access on May 12'th, 2015! Mr. Lyashenko also goes on to explain his experiences at PAX East in March, including getting stopped by customs at the US border.
He also goes on to explain some of the new features and changes to the game since it first arrived on Early Access. Such as a new menu system, better Steam integration, and the ability to open upa local game with friends without having to host your own server. You can read the full post over on Steam HERE!
Wednesday 25th March, 2015 – At 5pm GMT today, Bundle Stars reveals a star-studded bundle crammed with some of the greatest PC games ever. And for the first 24 hours only, you can grab all 8 Steam games for the special launch price of just $1.99 – a saving of 98%.*
What is The All Stars Bundle? From edge-of-your-seat first person shooters, to beautifully animated, award winning adventures, it’s a great opportunity to grab some of the best PC games ever made. All the games run on Windows PC, four are Mac compatible, and three work with Linux.
· The 8 games in the All Stars Bundle boast over 40,000 total user reviews on Steam!
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What’s in the Bundle? · Tropico 4: Steam Special Edition (Windows/Mac) – If you love city building games, then Tropico 4’s mix of political manipulation and empire building will be...
Hamburg, March 18, 2015 – With the pirate MMO Seafight turning nine years old, there'll be a non-stop party at the HQ of the online gaming giant Bigpoint. Of course, this momentous occasion will also be celebrated in the game with a big birthday event. More than 42 million registered players can look forward to receiving a rare pet that everyone who logs into the game on March 18th will receive. With this unique companion, players will receive 10% more gold when defeating monsters as well as an additional boost to their voodoo points.
“Due to the fact that our players love a challenge, we've added a new game mechanism to the birthday event this year – the challenge mode,” explains Jan Yves Josten, the Producer of Seafight. Thanks to this new feature, players can choose which difficulty level they'd like to compete at on the new boss map (aka “dungeon”) during the birthday event. Depending on the level of difficulty selected, there will be extraordinary rewards and ranking...