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Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! plating up on August 21st

It‘s time to start a strict training routine of fingertip pushups: Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! [official site] is coming. Developers Vertigo Gaming today announced a release date of August 24th for their follow-up to the fun and unexpectedly really, really intense game about cooking in your own little restaurant. They‘ve also confirmed that cooperative local []

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Moonshot: Overwatch‘s Horizon Lunar Colony map‘s live

Overwatchs [official site] moon arena, Horizon Lunar Colony is now live. The assault map‘s origin story is all about exploration and science and all of that kerfuffle which sounds so grand and optimistic. Nowadays (i.e. in the future-present of Blizzard‘s FPS-iverse) it is a contested set of facilities where heroes mangle one another with lasers. []

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Death Road to Canada adds Bort & new unlock system

Splendid zombie apocalypse road trip action-RPG Death Road to Canada [official site] recently launched another hefty update, and another one is soon to follow. Friday‘s update was mostly systemic, introducing a new progression system to unlock perks, traits, and persistent bonuses. A magical gnome is involved. After this, developers Rocketcat Games have plans for a []

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Total War: Warhammer 2‘s campaign rethinks the endgame

Lizards riding dinosaurs. Almighty spells crackling through the sky. A dragon swoops down from above and collides with a stegadon as elves are torn apart and consumed by carnosaurs at its feet. Total War: Warhammer 2 [official site] brings even more spectacle to the battlefield, particularly with its lizardmen armies, but the campaign is looking []

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Have You Played Blood II: The Chosen?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Delivered to me on a CD of assorted bootleg delights, a gift from a university friend with ties to the thriving software piracy scene of South Wales in the late 90s, first-person shooter Blood II meant []

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Dungeon Defenders 2 launches out of early access

After two-and-a-half years in early access, free-to-play tower defense action-RPG Dungeon Defenders 2 [official site] has launched in full. If you want to fend off monsters with towers while scampering about murdering them yourself, swing by Steam and get to it. Given that free-to-play games rely on a steady flow of updates anyway and []

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Crytek‘s monsterhunt FPS Hunt: Showdown looks neat

The first gameplay video of Crytek‘s Hunt: Showdown has arrived and makes the monster-hunting multiplayer FPS look a lot more interesting than expected. I was disappointed when Crytek revealed that they‘d turned the cooperative Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age into the competitive Hunt: Showdown [official site] and teased the change with a video of []

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Steam Summer Sale begins 22 June (tomorrow!)

With the kettle singing in the background to provide me with enough tea to enjoy the hot weather it seems appropriate to be writing about the incoming Steam Summer Sale. PayPal (who have a deal on with Steam to promote their payment method) confirmed the sale will kick off at 6pm BST on 22 June. []

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Hitman hits Mac, man

Ooh it‘s all go for Ian Hitman these days. Developers IO Interactive have kept the rights to their stealthy murder series and become an independent studio after former owners Square Enix ditched ‘em, a demo of the recent episodic Hitman [official site] arrived yesterday as its prologue chapter became free, and oh! the game is []

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Bang bang! Serious Sam‘s Bogus Detour released

Devolver Digital and Croteam are continuing their experiments in throwing the Serious Sam name at small teams on condition that the resultant game in some way includes: 1) sand; 2) big guns; 3) screaming shirtless men with bombs for heads. This has previously given us such games as the gun-stacking side-scroller Double D and turn-based []

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