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343 Industries Teams Up With Limbitless to Create Halo-Inspired Prosthetic Arms


Posted by Evolve on Dec 23, 2018 | In: General News

343 Industries Teams Up With Limbitless to Create Halo-Inspired Prosthetic Arms

There's always those points every now and then throughout the games industry where a company makes some good, positive change in the community at large. Things like this were a big focus at The Game Awards just the other week, with various segments dedicated to people from all kinds of backgrounds getting new opportunities with games that they never thought possible. 343 Industries, the developers behind Microsoft's fan-favorite Halo series, are the latest group to contribute...


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Kingdom Two Crowns Is Getting Linux Support


Posted by Evolve on Dec 23, 2018 | In: General News

Kingdom Two Crowns Is Getting Linux Support

The Kingdom series has been around for a while and supplied players with the skills needed to run a kingdom and defend it. Blending in strategy with simulation and a touch of tower defense, its unique gameplay has stood out from the pack. The most recent entry, Kingdom Two Crowns, was just released on PC - but has just had Linux support confirmed for early next year. Two Crowns uses a highly-detailed pixel art style with gorgeous reflections for water and a realistic sky with...


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Xbox's Family of Next-Gen Consoles Reportedly Nicknamed 'Lockhart' and 'Anaconda'


Posted by Evolve on Dec 22, 2018 | In: General News

Xbox's Family of Next-Gen Consoles Reportedly Nicknamed 'Lockhart' and 'Anaconda'

It's been quite a bumpy road for Microsoft and Xbox this past generation. One that started from down bottom before working its way back up. The Xbox One had a rough launch due to requirements like always online and Kinect features, and the sales numbers indicate that PlayStation has had a more successful generation. That hasn't stopped Microsoft from building itself back up, however. Management changed midway as Phil Spencer became the new head of Xbox, and since then the com...


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The 2D Action Platformer 'Valfaris' Gets a Free Demo on Steam


Posted by Evolve on Dec 21, 2018 | In: General News

The 2D Action Platformer 'Valfaris' Gets a Free Demo on Steam

Side-scrolling action-platformers have made a huge comeback over the past decade thanks to games like Shovel Knight, but there haven't been many that tried to strike out with their own unique art style. Slain: Back From Hell was one such game, and featured a highly-detailed pixel art style with an incredibly dark visual style. It was a Castlevania-esque game with very deliberate movement and a heavy metal soundtrack that got you pumped every step of the way. It did have some ...


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One Year Later, The Astronauts Reveal More About Their Gothic Shooter 'Witchfire'


Posted by Evolve on Dec 21, 2018 | In: General News

One Year Later, The Astronauts Reveal More About Their Gothic Shooter 'Witchfire'

If I say the name 'Witchfire', it might sound familiar to you, though you may not know why. That's because it was a game that debuted with a teaser trailer last year during The Game Awards 2017, and the team behind it has made nary-a-peep about the project since. Fast forward a year later to now. As it turns out, the developers over at The Astronauts have been hard at work on Witchfire, and now, they're ready to break the silence and reveal more about it all. In a detailed bl...


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Media Molecule Kicking Off the Public Beta for Dreams Creation Mode Very Soon


Posted by Evolve on Dec 21, 2018 | In: General News

Media Molecule Kicking Off the Public Beta for Dreams Creation Mode Very Soon

The waiting game for Dreams, the newest upcoming title from Media Molecule, has been long and torturous. Initially revealed at Sony's 2015 E3 press conference, the artsy-looking game creator has been delayed repeatedly, pushed all the way back to a 2019 release. The public beta for it, also announced in 2015, has been delayed multiple times as a result. Thankfully, all of the waiting can finally end relatively soon. Media Molecule teased a big announcement the other day on th...


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Street Fighter 5's New Character, Kage, Brings Out the Dark Side of Ryu... Again


Posted by Evolve on Dec 19, 2018 | In: General News

Street Fighter 5's New Character, Kage, Brings Out the Dark Side of Ryu... Again

How many seasons are we into Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition now? Ah, yes, as of recently... four! That's a lot of seasons. The other day, following the Capcom Cup finals, Capcom themselves decided it was time to announce the new season off with a bang, providing a new character straight out of the gates. The new character in question goes by the name of Kage, who many have likened to Evil Ryu due to the similarities. Capcom calls him the "'embodiment of the evil spirit, 'Sa...


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Arcade Spirits Gets a Release Date on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS


Posted by Evolve on Dec 19, 2018 | In: General News

Arcade Spirits Gets a Release Date on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS

Visual novels have seen a massive uptick in popularity over the last five years with things like Broken Age and 2064 showing how the genre is as strong as it ever was. They have been a regular part of indie releases, and now a new romantic-themed one is set for release very soon. PQube has created a wide variety of games and this showcases their first big visual novel. As a new hire at a game arcade in an alternate universe where the '80s North American console crash never ha...


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