News

Newshogg – Game of Kongs

Another week, another round of news. It’s almost as if this was a dynamic industry that continues to grow inexorably – even if that growth is likely linked to a single gargantuan title. BOOM! A news piece in the introduction; is there nothing I can’t do?

James McKibbin – who our source* suggests is made entirely of fire – gather a whole heap of news, and below I’ve distilled it into that delicious news you crave fortnightly (smart-arse).

*Our source may be a perpetually drunk Canadian.

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Reviews

New Growth – XCOM: Enemy Within

At weekendwarrio.rs we loved XCOM: Enemy Unknown. It got a mention as one of the best games of 2012, and I regaled you all with my tale of science fiction’s finest taking on the extraterrestrial threat.

Now Firaxis gives us Enemy Within – a proper Expansion Pack from the days of yore. But is it more of a good thing, or have they managed to cock the whole thing up?

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Newshogg – Insert Witty Headline

On the horizon are flashes of artillery fire. Bros are dying in their thousands, laying down their lives for the black box plugged into their TVs.
The Console War wages, and nobody is safe.

Our spy McKibbin, James McKibbin – who drinks his Harp neither shaken nor stirred – has passed on a great deal of data, and now it’s up to your loyal intelligence analyst to sift through the pieces.

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Curbstomper – Catacomb Dex

I deliberately took last week off to give your wallets’ regenerating health a chance to kick in (that’s a lie, I did it for entirely selfish reasons), but let’s see what’s on offer this week.

PROTIP: If you follow as many indie devs on Twitter as I do, you’ve probably come across these all already. Now you know my secret power!

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Videodrome – Door Kickers Early Access

Door Kickers is a real-time strategy game that puts you in control of a SWAT team as they kick doors and chew bubblegum. It’s available through Steam’s Early Access – with regular updates coming down the pipe, and an expected final release in the first quarter of 2014 – so I’m here to tell you about the current state of play.

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Generation P – Risk of Rain

The odd thing about supporting a number of Kickstarter campaigns, but not really following any of them closely, is that you can suddenly find yourself the owner of a brand new vidya game that you’d entirely forgotten about.

Enter Risk of Rain. After getting successfully Kickstartered back in April, Risk of Rain officially released this week, and trust me when I say you want to check it out.

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Newshogg – Consolation Prize

This week sees the Cold War turn hot, with the imminent the release of the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Newshogg-wrangler extraordinaire James McKibbin is trying to crush me under the weight of news bits this week, so let’s see how many I can be bothered turning into that sweet, sweet Newspice for you all.

He who controls the Newspice controls the Newniverse.

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