Family is a free detective game about a forgotten music scene

(Image credit: Tim Sheinman) Family is a detective game, but one where you’re investigating a music scene: a bunch of (fictional) bands that flowered in London in the 1980s, its members forming bands and splitting off, coming together and falling out. You’re uncovering a forgotten slice of history, and celebrating the players in it. And […]

Xbox Game Pass for PC adds Trailmakers, Final Fantasy and more

Xbox Game Pass for PC, which according to Tyler is a “ludicrously good deal”, is getting five new games “soon”. These include It Lurks Below, Xenocrisis, Trailmakers, Final Fantasy VII and Undermine. It Lurks Below is an action RPG by Diablo...

Wipeout-style racing game Pacer blasts onto Steam this September

When Wipeout first released back in 1995 it completely blew racing games out the water with its hyper-fast pace and anti-gravity crafts. Except for an HD Collection in 2017, Sega’s sci-fi racing game has since been in retirement, but a spiritual successor is on...

Blasphemous gets a new storyline, New Game Plus and more for free

Bloody action-platformer Blasphemous has grown quite a bit larger today. The expansion-sized Stir of Dawn update is out now, free for all players.  The Stir of Dawn throws a lot into the mix, including True Torment, a New Game Plus mode that you’ll be able to...

Spider-Man is coming to the Avengers game, but only on PlayStation

In the movie biz, Sony is willing to share custody of Spider-Man with Marvel Studios in the service of making a few billion dollars. But in videogames, specifically in the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers, Sony is keeping Spidey locked up tight. Crystal Dynamics...