Every week we send Brendan onto the high seas of early access to see what booty he can plunder. This time, the maritime multiplayer mayhem of Blackwake [official site]. Harrrr. Shiver my own timbers. [Aside: What else do pirates say?] Ahoy friendy! If you want to be a true-to-life sea dog just like me, the firey bosom of Blackwake awaits. It’s large-scale naval warfare with…
2 years ago
Criminals are a superstitious cowardly lot. So its disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts. It must be a creature of the night, black, terrible... it's only the weekly Steam charts! These are the ten games with the most cumulative sales over the past week. This week: DON'T SHOOT THE MESSENGER.
Framed for murder, now they prowl the badlands, an outlaw hunting outlaws, a bounty hunter, a renegade, it's only the weekly Steam charts! These are the ten games which sold best on Steam last week.
Yar har and fiddle-di-dee, multiplayer ship combat game Blackwake [official site] has sailed into early access. It pits teams against each other with up to 16 players crewing a ship, running around controlling cannons, patching up holes, pumping water, and boarding other ships. That sounds great, that. I do always enjoy that sort of teamwork and inter-reliance, especially when playing with friends. Heck, even disasters…
4 years ago
Another puzzle-platformer about the unbearable sadness of existence, one dripping with unintentional bathos? No! Naval-gazing, featuring multiplayer, first-person ship-to-ship combat in which the only thing dripping is the deck of your vessel. Blackwake looks like a riot, though to bring its splintering wood, shattering masts and chivalrous melee to life will require your help via Kickstarter. Find trailers and more below.
5 years ago
Oh no. Readers, I'm so sorry. I didn't know about it, I swear, but that's hardly a defence is it? Give me a taste of the bosun's rope-end, if you insist. Lock me in the guard room till I get sober, it's only fair, or put me in the bilge and make me drink it. If you heave me by the leg in a runnin'…