Dark Souls III is slated for release onto PC and console this month and fans of the franchise are chomping at the bit for it to arrive. I should know because I am one of them. However, Bandai Namco and GameStop have teamed up together to release a little Dark Souls III inspired promotional mobile game called Slashy Souls.
Day: March 1, 2016
While the official Humble Mobile Bundle may be back for good, the idea of having Android games making their appearance in other Humble Bundles seems to be continuing as well. The latest Humble Indie Bundle 16 has a good selection of games, with a couple of them actually being for the Android platform as well.
Released by Hugo A/S, Axe in the Face 2 is the sequel to the acclaimed Axe in the Face from 2011. Within this latest addition to the franchise, players will assume the reprised role of Redbeard, who is working to defend his flower garden from being ruined by other (more uncultured) vikings.
Originally released about a decade back, Fahrenheit is “interactive narrative” that was originally known in North America as the Indigo Prophecy. At the time, the game was cross-platform, running on XBox, PS2, Mac, PC, and Linux. The game utilizes a heavy cinematic approach with a branching storyline, so there is lots to look at.
Released by Totebo Ltd, Miner Z is a new, casual endless game. In Miner Z, players assume the role of the eponymous ‘Miner’, who is one of the last survivors of the zombie apocalypse that has happened. In order to escape being consumed by the horde, players will use the miner’s propensity to dig in order to prolong the character’s existence.
The annual Game Developers Conference will be arriving this month like always, and we will be there like always as well. This year is already shaping up to be a pretty awesome one with some of the games we will be going hands-on with while running around like crazy. So here is an idea of what we will be checking out during GDC and, of course, if there’s anything you want us to scope out or have questions you want us to ask a specific developer, do let us know.
As we reported last week, the HTC Vive Consumer Edition VR headset bundle went live with pre-orders on February 29th, 2016. One concern that some people has with the possible success of this headset was the pricing, with the pre-order package coming in at $799, which is $200 more than the Oculus Rift.
Now available on Nvidia Shield via a GeForce Now membership, Sleeping Dogs is an open-world action game that offers players the chance to explore the streets of Hong Kong while finding some pretty creative ways to both fight crime and commit it.