Posts Tagged ‘Accolade’

Star Control lead devs fire back at Stardock lawsuit

Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III, the lead developers of the original Star Control games, have sent their lawyers into the fight Stardock started over the series and filed a counterclaim of their own. Stardock are currently making a reboot-o-prequel to the sci-fi RPG-o-adventure, named Star Control: Origins, after buying Star Control assets from Atari in 2013 and want to make quite clear who’s in charge of the series and rights. Ford and Reiche, who are currently making a Star Control sequel in all but name, contest that Atari couldn’t have sold certain rights to Stardock because they had reverted to Ford and Reiche long before then. Read the rest of this entry »

Trick or trick? New Bubsy game hits on Halloween

“Trick or treat?” we’re asked every year on Halloween by children menacing us for sugary payment. This October 31st, Black Forest Games don’t offer the choice: we’re getting tricked. Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back [official site], a revival of the bad ’90s platformer series, will launch on Halloween. Hell will come to Earth and we’ll all meet our doom. Sure, go on, end the world for a joke. Of course, there’s a chance it might not be rubbish. Black Forest make the modern Giana Sisters games, which are actually pretty decent platformers. Read the rest of this entry »

What could possibly go wrong? New Bubsy announced

Mate, I don’t know what’s going on in the world. Have you seen? Have you heard? Did you wake up, rub your eyes, and say “Nahhh” then “Wuhhh?” followed by “Ohhh?” It’s real, it really is real: Bubsy the bobcat is back, baby! The rubbish platformer series will return this autumn with the all-new Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back [official site], because 2017 is the year we deserve. I’m being a mite over-dramatic. Bubsy was of course perfected by the Arcane Kids with Bubsy 3D: Bubsy Visits the James Turrell Retrospective but I suppose someone thinks they can live up to that golden standard. Read the rest of this entry »