Modding is a great way to make a game more interesting and playable, especially when it comes to sticking bits of unrelated games together. GTA V and Goat Simulator are about as unrelated as you can get.
This is Codemancer, AKA Programming 101: The Game. Basically, it's a turn-based fantasy game designed to teach how programming works to kids or, well, pretty much anyone, with a combat system based on writing simple programs. It's on Kickstarter, but it's already funded, so expect to see it on PC in July next year. Video within.
A few weeks back, I talked about how fans of Steins;Gate animated one of the audio dramas to make an hour-long extra movie. What I didn’t mention is that the main translator of that project is also one of the main translators of the game’s official release. And how he came to that job is an interesting little story.
DayZ Standalone has sold two million copies as of last night. This is notable because A) it's still in alpha, B) it only came out mid-December, and C) it was never part of a sale. Very, very impressive.
Anyone who's played Outlast knows Chris Walker as the big angry man who says 'Little Pig' and pulls limbs off. So: not nice. But what does it take to create a perfect monster? Here's Red Barrels' character modeller Marc-Antoine Senecal to explain.
If you thought the second Black Ops game took some technical liberties, hoo boy. This one is going full-blown science-fiction. Note that the game doesn't just star the vocal talents of Kevin Spacey; the guy is literally in the game