Tripwire Interactive are the Roswell-based studio known for developing the Killing Floor series and the Rising Storm series. It also published Road Rash successor Road Redemption. And from now through Friday at 6pm BST / 10am PST, games from the above and more are on sale. With savings ranging from 50 to 85 percent, the Steam sale can be viewed in full this-a-way. For my money, highlights include Killing Floor 2 and Rising Storm. Tyler liked the former, which also made its way onto our list of the best grenades in PC gaming. With 67 percent off, it's going for £6.59/$9.89. The latter, on the other hand, was thoroughly enjoyed by Evan—which we latterly awarded multiplayer game of the year in 2013. With 75 percent off, it's now just £3.74/$4.99 till the end of the week. Things have moved on some since, but Evan's enthusiasm for Rising Storm at launch really shines through here: What an absurdly well-designed FPS this is. In a time when multiplayer shooter … [Read more...] about Killing Floor 2, Rising Storm, Road Redemption going cheap in Tripwire sale
Right now we are living in a golden age of gaming, with amazing consoles like PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the next generation of video game consoles is already underway. It’s a far cry from the 8-bit escapades that gamers of a certain age grew up on, so let’s take a nostalgic glance back at what we miss most about the good old days. Well, here’s the good news: it’s still possible to play a fair few of these classics. At https://gamefabrique.com you can play old school games from Street Fighter to Road Rash and Mario. You can find there compiled the best games of all time, playable on your PC. Entering your initials on the scoreboard. Few things in life can replicate the thrill of seeing your initials rise to the top of the scoreboard, even if it’s on your home console where the only person you’ve knocked off of the top perch is your older sibling. Zero load time. Let’s face it, we all hate the loading times with the … [Read more...] about Fun Things That We Miss About Old-School Gaming
THE PCG Q&AFind all previous editions of the PCG Q&A here. Below are some highlights:What's your favorite line of dialogue in a game?What's the most underrated game on PC?If you could play a sequel to any game, what would it be?No Man's Sky has managed to rediscover some of the hype it had back in 2016, when it disappointed us (and some other people maybe?) a little. With a peak of over 40,000 concurrent players this week, the Next update has clearly made a difference, and Chris likes what he's played since launch. "It's time to try it again."Not everyone will, of course, but it's an interesting case study for a game staging a comeback, as it were. This week's PCG Q&A, then touches upon that subject. Which game deserves a No Man's Sky-style comeback? The answers can be pretty broad. It can be any singleplayer or online game that didn't quite reach its potential, or the audience it deserved. Maybe it was a patch or expansion away from being really good. We want to read your … [Read more...] about Which game deserves a No Man’s Sky-style comeback?
The successor of Road Rash, Road Redemption is finally making it’s way to Nintendo Switch after making its way to PC, Mac, and Linux last year. The action racing game Road Redemption was originally announced in 2013 for the Wii U. And today, the official Road Redemption Twitter account revealed that the Nintendo Switch version is “definitely in the works”. Initially, the devs posted a Tweet telling that they are working on some “exciting things” and they will announce the details soon which was followed by a Tweet sent out by a fan asking if there is a Switch version. It took about a day but Official Road Redemption account announced that Switch version is in works. If you don’t know what Road Redemption is, It’s a crazy racing game where everyone can drive bikes at full speed on freeways and highways while escaping from the police and opponents. We have the option to hit each other, attack enemies making them fall on the group to take the lead … [Read more...] about Road Redemption For Nintendo Switch Is In Works, You Are In Luck
Sega has officially announced another iteration of a mini console based on the Genesis/Mega Drive. While it is still made in conjunction with ATGames, it seems Sega is taking more involvement in this model, and ATGames has noted that they are switching to a more accurate emulator. With that in mind, here are a few games we’d like to see on this new mini console: Castlevania: Bloodlines (AKA Castlevania: The New Generation in PAL regions, Vampire Killer in Japan) For some inexplicable reason, Konami has never re-released Bloodlines. Even Rondo of Blood, made for the relatively low-key PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, saw a port to the Wii’s Virtual Console and the PSP as an extra in Dracula X Chronicles. A direct sequel, Portrait of Ruin, was made for the DS with no rerelease or in-game unlockable. Starring John Morris, the game is a classic-style Castlevania that plays similarly to Super Castlevania IV, featuring diagonal whipping, downward whipping, and whip swinging … [Read more...] about Games We’d Like To See On The Genesis Mini