Though initially shy about showing off video footage of their upcoming strategy MMO, the creators at Zarksoft have somewhat pulled the lid off of their very interesting new project. Empire of the Eclipse is an upcoming sci-fi MMO in which players co-exist in a galaxy that can hold up to 1000+ players. The players then vie for control of star systems and expand their empire across the galaxy.
B-movie horror fans have a lot to be excited about today as it was announced that the cult classic 90s flick Army of Darkness is being adapted into a tower defense game by Backflip Studios. The game will feature Bruce Campbell himself using his famous boomstick and chainsaw hand to keep the forces of darkness at bay.
The last two games developed by Chair Entertainment were 2009's Shadow Complex and the recent release Inifinity Blade in late 2010. The former released on the Xbox 360 through Microsoft's digital download service, Xbox Live Arcade, while the latter came out on Apple iOS devices. In a recent interview with Joystiq, Mark Rein, vice president of Epic Games (Chair's publisher) said that Infinity Blade has in fact been even more successful than the well-received Shadow Complex.
As the old saying goes: If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em! At least that seems to be the thinking at BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, who seems to be pondering a move to bring their popular BlackBerry Messenger software to Google’s Android -- and later down the line, even iOS.
In the wake of yesterday's unveiling of the iPad 2, beleaguered whipping-boy AT&T has announced new pricing plans who prefer to use your magical new device over 3G. There will be two options: Prepaid, and the newly created 'Postpaid,' which is just a fancy name for a service that will be tacked onto your bill without requiring you to sign away two years of your life.
At the Classic Game Post-Mortem today at the Game Developers Conference, game designer Eric Chahi announced that his classic retro adventure game Out of This World is due to be re-released on the iPad soon. The game sold over a million copies back when it debuted in 1991 on the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Apple IIGS, and MS-DOS platforms, and was innovative for its technique of using just sound, actions and facial expressions to communicate the story.
Halfbrick, the developer of the hit iOS game, Fruit Ninja, has returned with another promising looking title. Their oft-used manly hero, Barry Steakfries will be starring again in a game called machine gun jetpack. If you're thinking to yourself, "there's no way it's actually about a machinegun jetpack," think again. Our most secret prayers have been answered.
Epic Games announced today that the award-winning iOS title from Chair Entertainment, Infinity Blade, will be getting a big content update available for free. To coincide with the new update - titled: Infinity Blade: The Deathless Kings - the game will also be offered up for a discount rate for a limited time.