Posts Tagged ‘The Outsiders’

Take-Two launch ‘indie’ publishing label Private Division

Reminding us all that the term ‘indie’ is meaningless, Take-Two Interactive–the multi-billion-dollar owners of GTA devs Rockstar Games, Civ and XCOM studio Firaxis, and 2K–have launched an indie publishing label. It’s named Private Division and that combined with the logo ↑ makes me think: Twin Peaks-themed porn site. But they have gathered a fair number of big names for their initial lineup, including Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey from the new studio of Assassin’s Creed creative director Patrice Désilet, a yet-unannounced RPG from Tim Cain and his Fallout cohorts at Obsidian Entertainment, games from fellas who worked on Battlefields and Halos, and Kerbal Space Program (which Take-Two now own). Hey, if leads to good games getting made, wank yourselves wild with your indie fantasies. Read the rest of this entry »

Ex-Battlefield Devs Making A New Viking Monster

There have been plenty of Viking games, putting you in the heavy boots of the giant-slaying, bloodthirsty war men. But what about all the poor mythical beasts they keep killing? Project Wight (a working title) plans to explore what that conflict looks like from the perspective of a creature hunted to the edge of extinction by the northmen. If, like me, all you want to do is lurk in a dank cave and frighten anyone who enters, then you’ve come to the right place. I have a trailer for you here, showing off some of the creatures’ hiding and fighting skills.
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