Friday, October 24, 2014
10/24/2014 - Codemasters Releases Toybox Turbos
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FIRE UP THE FUN WITH TOYBOX
TURBOS – CODEMASTERS®’ TABLE TOP ARCADE RACER PACKED WITH RETRO
SEE TOYBOX TURBOS’ MINIATURE
MOTORISED MAYHEM IN DEBUT VIDEO NOW PLAYING AT WWW.TOYBOXTURBOS.COM
Friday 24th October – Codemasters®
today announced Toybox Turbos will bring a new world of retro table top racing to Windows PC from
Steam on 12th November priced at £11.99 and will be coming soon to the Xbox Games Store for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment
system from Microsoft and to the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system from the online store.
gameplay that reflects Codemasters’ fondly remembered miniature racing titles of the ‘90s, Toybox
Turbos delivers a pick-up-and-play arcade racing extravaganza as gamers take a nostalgic tour of 18 obstacle
and short-cut filled circuits inspired by childhood locations. Players will speed past spilt sticky jam on the kitchen
table, dodge flaming Bunsen burners as they take their opponents back to school and zip past the runaway train in races around
a railway set and more. Gamers can see Toybox Turbos in action in a new gameplay video which is
now playing at www.toyboxturbos.com.
Bursting with classic retro racing fun, Toybox Turbos
includes four-player local and online multiplayer options, perfect for turning friends into foes with one-more-go gaming sessions
that race into the night. Whether playing locally or online, or with a mix, Toybox Turbos brings alive the glory
days of multiplayer score-settling competition with rapid-fire rounds designed for all-action racing.
Turbos features 35 vehicles to collect and customise, ranging from sports cars and dragsters to emergency vehicles, taxis,
ice cream vans, construction vehicles, milk float, moon buggies and more! Each can be raced in six super-charged game
modes; players sprint for the line in Classic Races, set their best time in Time Trial, pass as many turbocharged toys as
possible in Overtake, avoid getting wiped out by the tide in Escape, beat the clock in Countdown and take down bosses in Elimination
mode. To gain the advantage, gamers can collect and use a range of power-ups spread liberally around each circuit, including,
but not limited to, machine guns, mines, electronic pulses and, of course, giant hammers!
Gamers can find
out more about Toybox Turbos and keep up with all the latest updates straight from the studio, by speeding over to
www.toyboxturbos.com and www.facebook.com/toyboxturbos or by following the team at www.twitter.com/toyboxturbos/.
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Thursday, October 23, 2014
10/23/2014 - 3D Realms Anthology Includes 32 Games for $20
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3D Realms Returns, Launches
3D Realms Anthology: 32 Historic Games in One Package (Just $19.99 for Next 48 Hours)
Five years after shutting its doors, game-industry pioneer 3D Realms is back, including
original team members like Scott Miller and Bryan Turner, as well as new additions like CEO Mike Nielsen, with 11 years of
experience as CEO and founder of Coolshop.com, the biggest game distributor in Scandinavia, and vice president Frederik Schreiber,
CEO of Interceptor Entertainment.
3D Realms' first order of business is the launch of the 3D Realms Anthology,
a massive bundle of 32 historic games – including all-time classics that set new standards for gameplay, like Duke Nukem
3D, Shadow Warrior and Wolfenstein 3D.
Featuring a brand new, re-rockestrated soundtrack from Interceptor
Entertainment’s Andrew Hulshult, the 3D Realms Anthology is completely DRM-free, offers partial controller support for
all games, and is built to work on modern Windows PCs. The collection is available for the ridiculously low price of just
$19.99 via http://3drealms.com for the next 48 hours, at which point it will return to its regular price
of $39.99. Still, that’s cheap.
The 3D Realms Anthology contains the following games:
● Bio Menace
● Blake Stone:
Aliens of Gold
● Commander Keen: Goodbye Galaxy
Commander Keen: Invasion of the Vorticons
● Math Rescue
● Mystic Towers
● Monuments of Mars
● Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure
● Crystal Caves
● Death Rally
● Hocus Pocus
● Major Stryker
● Blake Stone: Planet Strike
● Realms of Chaos
● Pharaoh's Tomb
● Word Rescue
● Raptor: Call of the Shadows
● Wacky Wheels
● Shadow Warrior
● Wolfenstein 3D
Rise of the Triad: Dark War
● Duke Nukem
Duke Nukem 2
● Duke Nukem 3D
● Duke Nukem:
For more information on the return of 3D Realms and the Anthology, visit: https://www.3drealms.com/news/3d_realms-is-back/
The company will have much more to talk about in the coming months,
including its in-development games, an exciting game development incubator program and much more.
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
10/22/2014 - New DigThatBox Atari 2600 Zine
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New Dig That Box Atari 2600 Zine
For the past year DigThatBox has been publishing a series of awesome zines available
only on the streets of Los Angeles. Learn all about our popular series of zines, which cover a variety of subjects like Atari,
Godzilla, Zombies and more!
Learn More Here
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
10/21/2014 - Trendy Entertainment Expands Dungeon Defenders II Defense Council
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More fans get a
chance to join the Council and offer real-time feedback during development of the highly anticipated sequel
Trendy Entertainment Expands Dungeon Defenders II ‘Defense Council’
Gainesville, FL – October 21, 2014 – Trendy Entertainment today announced the expansion
of the “Defense Council,” an advisory board that allows players with an interest in the development of Dungeon
Defenders II to provide early, focused feedback directly to the development team. A limited number of Council
seats have been made available and are now on sale, on a first-come first-serve basis.
New members to the Defense
Council will have exclusive access to play the pre-alpha build of Dungeon Defenders II, and will
receive regular patch updates along with links to build notes so they can see how things are constantly evolving thanks to
New Defense Council members will also receive a digital package containing a number of exclusive one-time
items and benefits, including:
• A Steam Code for the pre-alpha build of Dungeon Defenders II
• Access to the exclusive Defense Council forums on the new Dungeon Defenders community site, allowing Councilors
to communicate directly with Trendy about the game and its direction
• Four exclusive Hero Embellishments
• An exclusive Tavern Item – a Council Demon Lord Trophy
• The player’s
name in the game’s credits
In addition, players that upgrade to the Co-Op Pack will also receive
a Dungeon Defenders II Friend Code, plus two copies of both the Dungeon
Defenders Collection and Dungeon Defenders Eternity, and an extra exclusive goodie.
Players can sign
up now at https://www.dungeondefenders.com/2/store.
Please note: The Council’s expansion
is not the Early Access launch of Dungeon Defenders II. Instead, it is a limited opportunity for
players to help craft and influence the development of the game before it’s ready for its full Early Access launch.
The Defense Council is only available for PC. For much more information, including what else players can expect if they join
the Council at this early stage, head over to https://www.dungeondefenders.com/2/store.
In Dungeon Defenders II, the
land of Etheria has been invaded by the Old Ones and players must rally, alone or with friends, against the invasion. The
game features brand new combat and defense placement systems that synchronize the roleplaying, action, and tower defense elements
of the franchise for even more strategic gameplay. New defense and ability interactions make for exciting, emergent gameplay
and new environmental traps increase variety and strategic planning throughout each level in the game.
Defenders II is currently in development for PC, Mac, and Linux as a free-to-play title. For updates, visit
www.dungeondefenders.com, like the game on Facebook or follow Trendy Entertainment on Twitter.
About Trendy Entertainment
Entertainment is an independent video game development studio based in Gainesville, FL. Created by veterans of the video game
industry, Trendy Entertainment is focused on developing fun and innovative video games across multiple platforms. The company
believes digital distribution deserves the same AAA quality releases as retail. With some of the best Unreal Engine developers
in the world, the team can’t wait for people to get their hands on these games!
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Monday, October 20, 2014
10/20/2014 - Dead Apocalypse Zombie Rising Launches on Android
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Dead Apocalypse: Zombie
Rising Launches on Android
Zombie Survival Game is Perfect for Halloween
Independent UK developer Madsox Games today announced the
launch of its new game Dead Apocalypse: Zombie Rising on the Google Play store. The free 2D game features survival gameplay
mixed with adventure game elements.
Search locations inspired by classic zombie movies while fighting off the undead
invasion using your weapon. Maintain your health by searching for medkits and keep your eyes open for flashlights that will
help in your search for the city’s survivors.
Choose your path carefully because the wrong choice could lead
you into a zombie horde!
·Beautiful comic-inspired art style
types of zombies to kill
·5 zombie-infested locations inspired by classic zombie movies
choices that may help or hinder your search
Dead Apocalypse: Zombie Rising is free to download on the Google Play
Store! Download Now: http://bit.ly/11wc15u
Follow Dead Apocalypse:
For More Information Visit: www.madsoxgames.com/DeadApocalypse
Submitted by: E. Thomas