Prison Architect is exactly that: a prison management simulator in which you build, maintain, and occasionally ruin a prison. It’s funny, clever and deep. It’s also still being improved: it’s available to play now as an Alpha, but developers Introversion are still working on making it better.
Should you give Prison Architect a play? Here’s everything we know.
Outerra is a planet simulator. But it’s not just simulating any old planet, god no, it’s simulating our planet, the one we’re on right now! That’s a brave choice. Considering all of the planets that they could’ve chosen to simulate, they chose the one that could be held to the highest degree of scrutiny. You need only look out of your own window and spot one errantly simulated mountain to prove Outerra wrong, but you can’t, because Outerra is never wrong*.
The engine uses elevation data from satellites to render with incredible precision the valleys and plains and coastlines of our dear Earth what we live on. It’s also got aeroplane and flight physics built in, which means, thanks to modders, you can pilot a Millennium Falcon over the Alps and zip along the Pennines on a speeder bike.
Before the age of mankind the ancestors lived in this world, until the arrival of a being, whose identity is still unknown, this attempt with macabre purposes, enclose the turtle ancestor, but he is Toj'inel Co'k, not be trapped so easily.
That dude Garry, who made Garry’s Mod that we all know and love, has now put his team's new open world multiplayer survival game Rust up for alpha testing on his site. It is currently about zombies but HANG ON COME BACK it might be good.
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Welcome once again to PCGamesN’s Spotlight on Greenlight, our regular Saturday feature where we look at the best and the most interesting Greenlight games that are hoping to make their way onto Steam. We’ve already looked at dozens of other titles in weeks past, so do take a look at our back catalogue.
If you can honestly say that you’ve never wanted to climb a tower constructed of scantily clad gentleman while trying not to be distracted by a ragdoll physics-infused swinging cock bulge then Mount Your Friends may not be for you.
Some smart French students have put together an alpha for their platformer A Tale of Two Worlds. It’s playable in your browser right now, and offers beautifully crafted puzzles cast from the same mould as Trine. The key difference here though is that replacing Trine’s three heroes is a pair of worlds - that of magic and of technology. Oh, and they’re also on screen at the same time.
Microsoft is all over the cloud right now, as is Nvidia. But what if the NHS or your local doctor was? What if before surgery you could be offered a subscription plan that would back your soul up in the cloud in case you die on the operating table? That’s (almost) the idea behind Master Reboot.
Steam has announced that they’ve given the go-ahead to a new batch of wishful development projects on Greenlight. Six games and one software title are now well on their way to their end goal of being distributed on Steam.
If you’re on a bargain hunt for a few adventures to keep you going other these summer months, Bundle Stars have pulled together five indie games that will exercise your neurons and keep your clicking finger mighty fit.
When boxing games aren’t Punch-Out!!, in my experience, they’re glistening, photorealistish things that you watch while sweatily stirring a thumbstick around a plastic white cauldron. Bit rubbish.
I’d say biffing simulator Title Bout Championship Boxing was about changing that, but it turns out the series has been around for absolutely yonks. Based on the boardgame of the same name, the game’s latest iteration comes from tiny Sussex outfit PISD.
If your lust for staking creatures of the night through their dessicated hearts was left unsated by the first Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing then you’ll be glad to know that developer NeoCore are already hard at work on a sequel. The ARPG will see you return to the gothic steampunk city of Borgova to, once again, battle with Dracula and his host of hellspawn.
It’s been too long since I sent the carcass of disease-ridden cow flying over the walls of an enemy castle. Firefly Worlds must have had a similar itch to scratch: today they’ve sent word that they’re hard at work on Stronghold Crusader 2, a followup to their castle-based strategy game released way back in 2002.
The long-awaited sequel will be building on the updates brought to the series in Stronghold 3 while also aiming to fix some of the mistakes Firefly made along the way, too.
Peter Molydeux is the greatest game designer that ever lived. He sits somewhere in the tree that the Twitter bird nests, doing nothing but explain beautiful, philisophical, or life-changing game designs in that soothing voice of his. People crowd beneath that tree to hear his wisdom, or just follow him @PeterMolydeux. MolyJam Deux is the second worldwide game jam in which developers come together and produce the games of which he speaks, and it all kicks off July 5th.
Uber Entertainment have been handing out alpha keys for Planetary Annihilation to eligible Kickstarter backers since Wednesday. They report that early access to their intergalactic RTS has since been going rather well, providing feedback that has already been fed back into the game as bugfixes and improvements.
Sony had an impressive E3 press conference with big implications for the console war, but of particular interest to PC gamers was Avalanche’s upcoming Mad Max game and the news that Supergiant’s Transistor will be launching on PC alongside the PS4 version.