Posts Tagged ‘Guns of Icarus Alliance’

Steam’s Spring Cleaning Event wants you to clear your backlog… Or just try a bunch of new games instead

Steam Spring Cleaning

I’m not sure if Valve’s latest promotional wotsit¬†on Steam knows whether it’s coming or going. On one hand, it’s nice that the Spring Cleaning Event¬†(running until Monday, 28th May) is nudging players into trying out games they may have bought in sales and never touched, but pairing that with nine simultaneous free weekend events does somewhat undermine the message.

Ah well, it’s an excuse to play videogames all weekend. Can’t grumble about that. Plus, there’s an actual free game giveaway running – take a peek within. Oh, and yesterday’s big Steam giveaway is still live until tomorrow, so try that too. Oh dear, there’s just too many games.

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Guns of Icarus Alliance takes to the skies with co-op

Avast, ye unsightly cads! Cast ye grog-smashed memory back to The Year of Emperor Cameron 2012, when Guns of Icarus Online took to the clouds with steampunk multiplayer airship combat. Jump on a few to 2013, when developers Muse Games crowdfunded an expansion adding singleplayer and co-op, then zip up the present day, when that has arrived in standalone form (with multiplayer thrown in) as Guns of Icarus Alliance [official site]. The thing with Guns of Icarus, yeah, is that you and your pals can crew the same airship. Read the rest of this entry »

Rising Higher: Guns Of Icarus Online Kickstarter II

Airship MMO Guns Of Icarus is to receive an adventure mode. The original game, Kickstarted in February 2012 (before it was cool), was released in October with the promised skirmish play. Over a year later, Muse Games returned to the crowd-funding beg-me-up to fun an expansion of the project, fleshing out the world the game takes place in, and adding an Adventure path. This second Kickstarter has just dinged its $100k, so that should now be a thing that happens.

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