Tired of the political bullshit in Washington DC or your own country’s capital? Do you want to try your hand at making executive decisions for a country? Are you plugged into Steam? You can play Democracy 2, a political simulation created by Cliff Harris, a one man independent game developer based in the UK who convinced his wife to leave a well paying job in the sciences to move to the English countryside so he could develop video games for a living. Cliff also had to convince his cats. From what we understand the cats took some convincing. (more…)
Wolfire Games and Lexaloffle have released the alpha version of Voxatron, Lexaloffle’s latest game. Voxatron is a 3D platform shooter using retro looking cubes available on the Mac, PC and Linux platforms. Lexaloffle will ultimately charge $15.00 for Voxatron but consumers can now pay whatever price they want to get their hands on the Alpha version which offers 20 levels. (more…)
Colibri Games, a Russian based independent game development studio, are offering the mac version of their adventure puzzle game Tiny Bang Story for $4.99. (more…)
Robot Entertainment plans to release their downloadable action strategy game Orcs Must Die on XBox Live Arcade and PCs later this summer. Microsoft Studio will publish Orcs Must Die. (more…)
Hungarian Based Nemesys Games have released the Zombie Mode for their downloadable reverse turret game Fortix 2. In Fortix 2 game players play as Sir Fortix who must capture all the castles on the battlefield while defeating turrets and monsters including Zombies. Once again zombies make an appearance in a video game. We quizzed Zombies about zombies appearing in video games everywhere which you can read here. Consumers can buy Fortix 2 from Steam for $9.99. Nemesys will release Fortix 2 on Desure and Direct2Drive Monday May 30th.
Fortrix 2 System Requirements
OS: Windows XP SP3 / Vista / 7
Processor: 1.5Ghz or faster
Hard Disk Space: 300Mb
Video Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible video card with minimum 128Mb memory with Pixel Shader 2.0 and Vertex Shader 2.0 support
Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible sound card
Megadodo Publications and Hothead Games have announced their intention to create a new game version of everyone’s favorite classic HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy Game. Details coming out of the team about the new HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy game are sparse but we thought should share this news.
Consumers can visit the site to get more information about HotHead Games HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy Game.
Bit Composer published the demo version of downloadable action adventure game Cargo: Quest for Gravity, the game where the gods have reduced the landmass on earth to a few islands and they removed gravity from earth. The Cargo download demo isn’t exactly dainty at 800 mbs. (more…)
Re-Logic Released their downloadable platform adventure game Terraria for $9.99 on Steam. The Terraria game player can make weapons, fight off many types of bad guys, explore beneath the earth and even create elements of your own world. Terraria looks very interesting challenging and fun. We will publish a full review of Terraria in a few weeks.
Terraria System Requirements
OS: Windows Xp, Vista, 7
Processor: 1.6 Ghz
Hard Disk Space: 200MB
Video Card: 128mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 1.1
DirectX®: 9.0c or Greater
Knuckle Cracker released of Creeper World 2: Redemption, the sequel to their downloadable RTS title Creeper World.
From Knuckle Cracker:
“Creeper World 2 continues the 14th millennium saga for the survival of the once great human empire. Decimated by an insidious and unstoppable enemy, the Creeper, humanity at long last sets out to retake its former empire. Led by Commander Dax Joven, a mighty Liberation Ship embarks on a journey that will forever alter the history of the universe.
Players employ new and advanced weapons on expanded maps. Gravity, fields, Anti-Creeper, repulsors, and miro-rifts are just a few of the new technologies players can bring to bear against the insidious Creeper. But… the Creeper is not the only enemy to contend with. A mysterious new enemy lurks and challenges the player’s strategic skills in new and novel ways.” HarryBalls.com will publish a complete review of this downloadable Real Time Strategy Game Creeper World 2 in the next few weeks.
Creeper World 2 Minimum System Specifications:
Windows: Intel Pentium 4 1.8ghz, 512MB RAM, Windows XP SP2 or SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Mac: OSX 10.4+, 512MB Ram