Rise of the Triad, the PC classic, is being remade and released as a downloadable title. The game will cost $14.99 and will be supported with post-launch DLC. Interceptor Entertainment, Rise of the Triad‘s developer, plans on making all post launch DLC free. The game’s announcement took place last week at QuakeCon 2012. Dave Oshry, the marketing director, said [...]
The PlayStation 3 version Assassin’s Creed 3 will have 60 minutes of exclusive gameplay according the boxart fromAmazon.UK. The retailer shows all three platform’s boxart but only the PS3 box is listed as an “Exclusive Edition.” It’s not clear at this time what the extra hour of gameplay will include. Ubisoft has not officially announced any console [...]
Diablo 3 hero profiles are now available. A hero profile lets you do a bunch of things via the Diablo 3 community sitelike check out your character’s gear, stats, skills, track your game progress, and share your accomplishments with your friends. Think of it like the World of Warcraft armory, but for D3. To access your hero profile, just log [...]
Saints Row: The Third — Enter The Dominatrix was originally announced as an expansion. THQ saw the potential in the game and decided to delay the content to create a stand-alone product. On today’s THQ earnings call, President, Jason Rubin, described Saints Row: Enter The Dominatrix as “Saints Row 4 if you will.” I will, Mr. Rubin! [...]
Amazon is officially in the game making business thanks to their first social game, Living Classics, and their first game studio, Amazon Game Studios. The team hopes to create “innovative, fun and well-crafted games.” Living Classics stars a family of foxes, adorable ones, that have wandered into living illustrations from their favorite books like Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard [...]
As fans of wild and crazy open-world action-fests are well aware, United Front Games and Square Enix are primed to launch the long-awaited Sleeping Dogs on August 14. And seeing as we are all (at least for now) bound by the laws of space and time, that means you won’t be able to get your hands on [...]
Conan O’Brien’s Clueless Gamer review segment is rapidly turning into a weekly source of joy, as you’ll no doubt agree when you watch the latest episode’s up-close look at Skyrim. I think Conan himself says it best right at the start: “There’s a problem already with this game– way too many choices.” Hear that, Bethesda? Conan [...]
Battlefield 3′s Armored Kill DLC places a huge emphasis on vehicles, allowing everyone to stretch their legs a bit after the last BF 3 DLC, Close Quarters. In our latest hands-on preview with Armored Kill, we get to roam around the Sanoy map and take a look at Tank Superiority mode. From our preview: “With a [...]
Gaming sensation QWOP has been reimagined by its creators as CLOP. Instead of a runner, gamers will control a unicorn. Bennett Foddy’s latest browser game is bound to humiliate you just as many times as QWOP did. Using the H, J, K and L keys, you’ll move the unicorn across a level. I can’t tell you exactly where the level [...]
The dispute might be about Facebook games, but there’s nothing casual about the lawsuit Electronic Arts just filed. EA has filed against social game maker Zynga, alleging that the “….ville” creator has lifted The Sims Social’s design choices, animations, visual arrangements and character motions and actions and put them in The Ville. According to EA, the similarities between [...]
Amazon is officially in the game making business thanks to their first social game, Living Classics, and their first game studio, Amazon Game Studios. The team hopes to create “innovative, fun and well-crafted games.”
Living Classics stars a family of foxes, adorable ones, that have wandered into living illustrations from their favorite books like Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, and King Arthur. No word on whether or not they’ll wander into any my favorite books, like A Dance With Dragons or The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Both would make excellent levels.
Check out the trailer after the jump.
Living Classics in now live on Facebook and it’s free to play!
When I first read the press release about Living Classics, I imagined it would be a game utilizing what Amazon already built. Perhaps it would be playable from inside Amazon.com. However, it sounds like this game is independent from the retailer’s site.
What do you think of Amazon getting into the game business?