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Car combat comes to PlayStation next week in Cel Damage HD

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

Classic car-combat game Cel Damage will hit modern PlayStation platforms next Tuesday with the launch of Cel Damage HD, developer Finish Line Games announced today. Released alongside the original Xbox back in 2001, Cel Damage will return on the… … Read entire article »

King crushes trademark dispute with Banner Saga, CandySwipe devs

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

Candy Crush Saga developer King settled trademark disputes with The Banner Saga developer Stoic Studio and CandySwipe developer Runsome Apps, according to updates from both studios. “Stoic is pleased to have come to an agreement with King regarding… … Read entire article »

Sony Pictures registers BioShock movie domains

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

The on-again, off-again BioShock movie adaptation appears to be on the move again, as Sony Pictures has registered three domains seemingly related to the ethereal film. As Kotaku points out, Sony Pictures now holds the rights to bioshock-movie.com,… … Read entire article »

Housemarque might be teasing local multiplayer for Resogun

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

Developer Housemarque tweeted the above picture yesterday, likely hinting that a DLC co-op mode is in the works for its PlayStation 4 game, Resogun. Available at the PlayStation 4′s launch last year, Resogun is a horizontally scrolling shoot-’em-up… … Read entire article »

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition out now on Android

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

BioWare’s classic PC role-playing game, Baldur’s Gate, is now available for Android devices in an enhanced port developed by Beamdog studio division Overhaul Games. Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition adopted a variety of enhancements and new features… … Read entire article »

Super Joystiq Podcast Special: Games for Change & Star Citizen interviews

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

The Super Joystiq Podcast specials just keep coming. Today, we have two interviews focusing on very different parts of the industry. First up, Anthony talks to Games for Change President and CEO Asi Burak, SoundSelf developer Robin Arnott, and… … Read entire article »

Atari, Human Head resume development of shooter Minimum

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

Atari has partnered with Prey developer Human Head to resurrect Minimum, a free-to-play online shooter presumed lost following the closure of its creator TimeGate Studios. Announced last year, Minimum is a third-person shooter with strategy and… … Read entire article »

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, Origins headed to PS Vita

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

Konami has announced plans to bring a horrifying duo to the Vita via the PlayStation Network. Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories are both planned for European release, with a date to be announced shortly. A press release from… … Read entire article »

Final Fantasy 3 rated for PC in Germany

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

Square Enix is bringing Final Fantasy 3 to PC, according to a German classification for the game. The USK, Germany’s entertainment software regulation body, published a rating for the game earlier this month with the platform PC attached to it. The… … Read entire article »

GameStop Easter Weekend sale offers ‘Buy 2, Get 1 Free’ on used games under $20

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

GameStop is celebrating spring with an Easter Weekend event, offering a “buy 2 get 1″ on a select stock of used games. The promotion begins today at all GameStop retail locations across the United States and online. The deal comes with certain… … Read entire article »

Portabliss: Trials Frontier

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

Hi, my name is Earnest and I have a motorcycle problem. It started small, a few races here and there, a couple minor upgrades, but before I knew it, I was standing on a street corner, panhandling for enough cash to make it through just one more run…. … Read entire article »

Sony details video editing suite included with PS4 1.70 update

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

A post on the PlayStation Blog has detailed the updated suite of editing tools coming to PlayStation 4 in the 1.70 hardware firmware. With the new SHAREfactory, budding video editors can splice together multiple clips and personalize them with… … Read entire article »

Sci-fi RTS Salvaged takes two screens to play on PC, tablet

Source: Joystiq | Apr-18-2014 | Add a Comment

Opposable Games recently showed off Salvaged, a real-time strategy game that requires a bit of multitasking from its players. The tactical sci-fi game is played using two screens, one on any iOS or Android tablet or smartphone (as the controller) and… … Read entire article »

Pinball Arcade Season 3 tables coming to PS4 April 22

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

FarSight Studios will launch a pair of new tables for the PlayStation 4 version of Pinball Arcade next week, bringing it up to speed with recent PlayStation 3 and PS Vita table releases. Williams’ Fish Tales and Bally’s Black Rose are next in line… … Read entire article »

Game Atelier apps go free to promote Flying Hamster 2

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

French developer The Game Atelier has discounted its digital games catalog to spur backer support for Flying Hamster 2, releasing many of its previous games for free via iTunes. Through the end of the month, the iOS versions of The Game Atelier’s… … Read entire article »

Dynasty Warriors 8 bug reports requested for PS4, Vita versions

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

Tecmo Koei has issued a public request for feedback from players experiencing bugs within the newly launched PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions of Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition in an effort to fix widely reported issues. The… … Read entire article »

Gold Rush-era empire builder 1849 strikes paydirt on May 8

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

While normally you’d need a mule and scraggly beard to properly reenact the California Gold Rush, developer SomaSim’s upcoming 1849 will allow players to build a mining empire from the comforts of their own home. Slated to debut on PC, Mac, iPad and… … Read entire article »

Gnah’s monster-poking puzzles head to Steam

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

Gnah, the head-turning puzzler from Montreal gaming collective KO-OP Mode, is coming to Steam for PC, Mac and Linux, complete with Steam Play, cloud saves and “maybe even controller support,” the developer says. KO-OP Mode hasn’t set a launch date,… … Read entire article »

Kalypso unveils Tropico 5 Limited Special Edition, pre-orders now available

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

As if ruling your own banana republic with an iron fist wasn’t tempting enough, publisher Kalypso has announced a swag-packed special edition of its upcoming island nation simulator Tropico 5. Alongside the core game, Tropico 5 Limited Special… … Read entire article »

New Nintendo eShop releases: Super Mario 3, Golden Sun, F-Zero: Maximum Velocity

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

Virtual Console games are out in full force this week, with heavy hitters landing on both Wii U and 3DS. The biggest of the bunch is Super Mario Bros. 3, available on 3DS and Wii U. Meanwhile, the Wii U picks up even more Game Boy Advance games with… … Read entire article »

Frozen Synapse iOS shrinks in price, expands in content

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

Developer Mode 7 Games comes bearing a double shot of good news for fans of its day-glo iPad strategy hit Frozen Synapse. Not only has the game received an expansion, it’s also been reduced in price. Like its PC incarnation before it, the mobile… … Read entire article »

March NPD: PS4 leads hardware sales, Titanfall rules software

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

The PS4 sold more than the Xbox One or any other console in March – making it the hardware leader for the third consecutive month – market research group NPD reports. The Xbox One and PS4 pushed US hardware sales in March up 78 percent from 2013,… … Read entire article »

Season 2 of The Walking Dead haunts Vita next week

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

While the Vita still lags behind its console and computer counterparts, fans of Telltale’s critically beloved The Walking Dead won’t have to wait much longer for the second season of the emotionally charged zombie adventure. Barring any unforeseen… … Read entire article »

Don’t just Watch Dogs, read about them in an upcoming eBook

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

When Ubisoft’s highly-anticipated hacker adventure Watch Dogs debuts on May 27, it will be accompanied by a newly-announced eBook dubbed “Watch Dogs //n/Dark Clouds.” As that grammatically baffling title suggests, the book centers on the sort of… … Read entire article »

Gran Turismo 6 GT Academy competition begins next week

Source: Joystiq | Apr-17-2014 | Add a Comment

Sony will launch its sixth annual GT Academy event next week, giving superior Gran Turismo 6 players the chance to put their skills to the test on a real-world racetrack. As in previous years, GT Academy players compete to enroll in a three-month… … Read entire article »