• Freeware garden: Hellscapes 7-8

    Published at Rock, Paper, Shotgun - 7 readers

    By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on October 21st, 2014 at 11:00 am. I have apparently escaped from the Organaut Inquisition, emerged from the Transdimensional Meat Escalator and into a hellish and absurd glitch RPG: Hellscapes 7-8. I’m nothing more than a Salary Man with an esoteric rifle, an urge to survive and a demented determination to explore.

  • Bish Bash Bosch: Cave! Cave! Deus Videt

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    By Philippa Warr on October 9th, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Today I have spent part of my morning as a teenaged Spanish boy who has St Anthony thrust upon him as his psychotherapist. Or, to put it another way, I’m playing episode zero of CAVE! CAVE! DEUS VIDET* – a game based on the work of Hieronymous Bosch.

  • Freeware Garden: Mimicry Man

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 8 readers - By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on October 6th, 2014 at 11:00 am. There exists an obscure and dangerous creature all but the staunchest adventures have grown to fear. A monster so devilish in its understanding of a hero’s soul it’s virtually invincible. A mimic. Mimicry Man is a scientifically accurate simulation of the life of the average beastie of the sort.
  • Freeware Garden: The Running Dead

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 6 readers - By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on October 7th, 2014 at 11:00 am. The Running Dead is Rick Dangerous turned into an (essentially) endless runner. With zombies. And though I still have traumatic memories of both Rick games and never really understood what the fuss with Canabalt was all about, I am deeply enjoying it. Yes, despite also being mortally bored of zombies.
  • Freeware Garden: The Videogame 50

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 6 readers - By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on September 29th, 2014 at 11:00 am. Rob Fearon, the wonderful person responsible for Retro Remakes and all sorts of digital death Mantas, has decided to be vengeful and remind the world of the horrors of the infamous Cassette 50. Hence, The Videogame 50 compilation of fifty, mostly dreadful yet always fun/ny games you can download for free complet ...
  • Unreal Engine 4 is free for students again via GiftHub

    The Gamer Headlines - - 6 readers - During the month of August, Epic Games announced that their popular game engine and development tool, Unreal Engine 4, would be free for student and academic use. Naturally, the response to that particular announcement was astounding. Schools and universities around the world have begun integrating Unreal Engine 4 into their classrooms and associated academic curriculum.

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  • Superhop Superhop Superhop Superhop: Froggy

    … By Alice O'Connor on October 24th, 2014 at 2:00 pm. It seems grossly unprofessional to open a post with a huge chunk of a game’s marketing fluff but: FROGGY is the legendary froggame that forever changed frogtelling in the frogindustry with its groundbreaking narrative. Many critics have heralded it as the Citizen Kane of frogs. FROGGY’s most…

    4 readers - Alice O'connor - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Freeware Garden: Line Crossing

    … By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on October 24th, 2014 at 11:00 am. Afra, the wonderfully pixelated protagonist of Line Crossing, has found herself on a mysterious train. One I’d also have absolutely no qualms calling beautiful. What’s more, Afra has simultaneously found herself starring in a very simple adventure game (of sorts) that seems…

    5 readers - Konstantinos Dimopoulos - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Survive With A Society In Primitives

    … By Ben Barrett on October 23rd, 2014 at 4:00 pm. Well done, traveller, you’ve almost made it to the end of survival week. And you’re still capable of rational thought and reading! Truly you are an immortal of our time. I’ve got a reward for you. Primitives, a student game by seven final year-ers at the Queensland University of Technology…

    1 readers - Ben Barrett - Rock, Paper, Shotgun - Survive -
  • Freeware Garden: HHH

    … movement had decided to play around with the already collage-like graphics of Hugo and the tropes of interactive storytelling in an attempt to destroy all art that existed before it. Or, well, to impress the judges of the 2014 Interactive Fiction Competition. Actually, here’s a little spoiler to whet your appetite: first person labyrinths. …

    2 readers - Konstantinos Dimopoulos - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -

  • Become a Pokemon Trainer With New iOS Game Camp Pokemon!

    … Have you always wanted to be the best that no one ever was? Well now you can with the all new Pokemon spin-off game for iOS. The spin-off is called Pokemon Camp and is available for download today and did I mention it’s free? There was no mention from the Pokemon Company that we would see this game come to either Windows or Android devices…

    2 readers - Gaming Precision - A-Train -
  • Hit After Kickstarter Backing So It Can Be Free

    … posters, in-game decorations, and the rather nice idea of 8-pack bundles to distribute amongst the friends you’d like to play with/against. Throw down big money and there are physical treats, art books, and even customised characters in the game. I especially like to see a Kickstarter that requires funders to be philanthropic, rather than speculatively pre-ordering. They could also use votes on Greenlight to see the project working out. Here’s the full trailer: And here’s the song now going around in my head: …

    4 readers - John Walker - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Have You Played… Notrium?

    … By Adam Smith on October 22nd, 2014 at 3:30 pm. Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. The RPS archives don’t contain a single post dedicated to Notrium and Survival Week is the perfect time to remedy that. Mod-friendly, free to download and rocking a randomised…

    2 readers - Adam Smith - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Freeware Garden: The Deepest Sleep

    … By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on October 22nd, 2014 at 11:30 am. The Deepest Sleep is a first person, horror point-and-click adventure; the last installment in a trilogy of adventures involving sleeping rather deeply. Happily, never having played its two prequels didn’t spoil my enjoyment. The Deepest Sleep has you diving deep into your nightmares…

    2 readers - Konstantinos Dimopoulos - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Dinn Roamin’: Papers Please Dev’s New Game Has A Demo

    … into port with sails damaged and no visible crew. As insurance adjustor for the East India Company’s London Office, find means to board the ship and recover the Crew Muster Roll book for assessment. Pope advises that the demo “is a very early playable build. There’s not much content and it hasn’t been tested.” There’s also no save function. With all that in mind, here you go. …

    4 readers - Alec Meer - Rock, Paper, Shotgun - Papers, Please -
  • NBA Live 15 Demo Will be Releasing October 28th

    … Upcoming basketball game NBA Live 15 will be getting a demo release very soon. Many gamers are skeptical if the game will be any good, and following a three-week delay to the games release, gamers will be able to find out for themselves when the demo launches on the games North American release date of October 28th. If you’re an EA Access member…

    2 readers - Zak Murkin - The Gamer Headlines - NBA Live 15 - NBA Live -
  • Chyrza: A Short Night Vale-ish Horror Story

    … By Philippa Warr on October 21st, 2014 at 6:00 pm. If you’re in the mood for an atmospheric short story I’m going to suggest you point your personal computer towards Chyrza and click all the buttons necessary to download and play it. Developer Kitty Horrorshow refers to it as a first-person flash-fiction horror story. What you’ll find…

    6 readers - Philippa Warr - Rock, Paper, Shotgun - NiGHTS -

  • Shadow of Mordor’s Power of Shadow Bundle Available Now for Free on Xbox One

    … Good news for those of you who own Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for the Xbox One. As of today, you can download the Power of Shadow bundle – for free. This update that comes in the form of a slight DLC comes with a new skin and three all new Epic Runes of Power. The new skin you get will allow you to look like the Black Hand of Sauron…

    2 readers - Gaming Precision -
  • Civilization 5 is Free on Steam until Thursday

    … The absolutely brilliant strategy game Civilization 5 is completely free to download and play on Steam until Thursday this week. The game has been made free to celebrate the upcoming release of Civilization Beyond Earth. If you’re interested in playing Civilization 5, then you can head on over to your Steam client and start downloading or you can…

    3 readers - Zak Murkin - The Gamer Headlines - Civilization -
  • Retro DayZ: DoomZ Alpha Impressions

    … everything Doom is, and I can feel my mind straining to adapt to something I know so well changing so much. The silent starkness of DoomZ means that the statement “night is coming”, in its old-fashioned and jagged-edged font, somehow holds that much more terror than DayZ’s. And never mind that this means the horde is on the prowl – there was a day…

    2 readers - Alec Meer - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -

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