Civilization: Beyond Earth Announced For Fall 2014

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/ by Jonas Washington

Firaxis and 2K Games has announced at PAX East, Civilization: Beyond Earth which will be out this Fall for PC, Mac and Linux. Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth will propel the development of human civilization beyond the traditional timeline of a Civilization game, by exploring humanity’s future on an alien world. For the first time, players will lead factions divided by contrasting cultures and evolve their new civilizations to reflect their chosen destiny. Players will experience an array of new gameplay possibilities, including nonlinear technological progression, deeper customization of chosen factions, and an entire alien world that will change the very identity of each faction based on their choices. - Continue reading

Tribute Games announce Mercenary Kings for Vita

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/ by Jonas Washington

Mercenary Kings was released on the PC and PS4 back in March and April, and now Destructoid has just learned at PAX East that Tribute Games is working on it, and it will be out as soon as it’s done — it have the cross features Sony fans will expect, including Cross-Buy. They’re also working on Vita ports for Ninja Senki DX and Curses n’ Chaos. Source Destructoid - Continue reading

Footage of a cancelled Star Wars game starring Darth Maul surfaces

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/ by Thom Edwards

One of the few good things about The Phantom Menace was the introduction of the badass Sith lord Darth Maul. With his red tattooed face and double ended lightsaber, Maul allowed us to forget, at least for a few minutes, about the awful film we’d been watching.

Well it seems we nearly got to play as Maul himself when work started on a new Star Wars game centered around that hot headed redhead. The existence of the game was first revealed by Game Informer with some help from Polygon. Shortly afterwards some actual gameplay footage appeared on Youtube which shows us that not only did it look great but it also seemed fairly close to completion.
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