The free event is scheduled to take place at The Midway in San Francisco and will welcome attendees of all ages to play over 70 unreleased games while partaking in “plentiful” food and drink.
“Day of the Devs is our favorite time of year. You could say it’s a holiday just for indie games, except that we’ve also invited a handful of our favorite AAA games too,” Double Fine President and CEO Tim Schafer said of the event, which will be celebrating some of the year’s “best indie and AAA titles.” Several new games will be making their official debuts there as well, set to a live soundtrack featuring bands like Doseone, Hydelic, and Chipzel.
The complete list of titles that will be available include several that will be playable for the first time, including “Afterparty,” “Bird Alone,” “Creaks,” and “Scrappers.” Others, like “My Friend Pedro” and “Tetris Effect,” have been seen at a variety of events, but will be available for players to check out as well. There’s a wide variety of titles on offer.
“PUBG Mobile” is getting a hefty free update on both iOS and Android with Royale Pass Season five. Available now via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, the free 0.10.5 update brings new premium outfits as well as a selection of player emotes. The Adventurer Set, Roaring Dragon Set, Dragon Hunter Set, Sky [...]
In Bungie’s weekly blog series, franchise director Luke Smith outlined what “Destiny’s” future could look like. Smith discussed some of the game’s short and long-term goals for the future, lining out plans to continue building content promised for the game’s Annual Pass as well as the company’s overall commitment to “Destiny” as a franchise. First, [...]
Documents related to a 2012 lawsuit against Facebook in which children, sometimes unwittingly, spent their parents’ money on games via the social site will be unsealed, according to a Monday ruling from the United States District Court. The court gave Facebook ten days to file unredacted documents in accordance with the ruling. The 2012 lawsuit [...]
Indie developer Sam Barlow is working on an all-new narrative game and spiritual sequel to 2015’s “Her Story.” Called “Telling Lies,” it will be available later this year. On Friday, Barlow and publisher Annapurna Interactive revealed casting details for its live-action video components. The main cast includes “Prometheus” and “The Invitation” actor Logan Marshall-Green, “X-Men: [...]
“Fortnite” creator Epic Games will no longer release updates for the battle royale title right before big esports tournaments, it said in a blog post on Thursday. This move should give players more time to adjust to major game changes and develop new strategies between competitions. The adjustment period could range from a few days [...]
“They want to turn your past into your future,” writes Jill Lepore in a recent issue of the New Yorker. Lepore was writing about Amazon, Google, and Facebook and their algorithm-driven data machines, but she just as easily could have been writing about video game developers big and small. Three notable releases use our past [...]
Things got a little weird in the online pirate-themed survival game “Atlas” on Thursday after hackers allegedly compromised an admin’s Steam account and used it to spawn planes, tanks, and whales. “Earlier today, an admin’s Steam account was compromised and used to cause some devastation on our official North American PvP network,” developer Grapeshot Games [...]