Big Business Isn’t Shutting Studios, It’s Killing Competition

Big Business Isn’t Shutting Studios, It’s Killing Competition

It’s plain as sunshine that the game industry is changing with both unparalleled highs and frightening lows. In recent times, some of those lows have become more frequent. Publisher THQ went out of business completely, leaving its development studios hanging, despite futile optimism beforehand that it would not falter in this way. Icons like Psygnosis, ..

Free Game Mutant Badlands Goes Into Open Beta

Free Game Mutant Badlands Goes Into Open Beta

Developer Pixel Pandemic released an open Beta for their game Mutant Badlands, which was formerly known as Radiated Wasteland. It’s available right now on Facebook. This browser title is set in a near future where a comet connects with Earth and leaves a radiation cloud behind that has left the surface inhospitable. Players can customize ..

Gamesta’s Facebook Page is Now Running At Full Power

Gamesta’s Facebook Page is Now Running At Full Power

Need your Gamesta fix but you simply don’t have the time (or are to lazy) to open our page and see what’s new? Get your Gamesta fix delivered to your Facebook wall and straight to your cornea by liking the Gamesta Facebook page (found here). With posts updated regularly you can get an update on ..

Ubisoft Releases Free Toys “R” Us Game

Ubisoft Releases Free Toys “R” Us Game

Ubisoft launched yet another Facebook game today. This time, they’ve teamed up with a store franchise to bring us Toys “R” Us Towers. Players take control of their own store and build departments to attract customers and make money. Energy is required to perform actions, like constructing new sections or hiring extra personnel. By gaining ..

THQ Gives Away Free Steam Keys For Metro 2033

THQ Gives Away Free Steam Keys For Metro 2033

THQ is giving away free Steam codes for Metro 2033. The publisher is running a campaign on Facebook that lets people receive a free redeem key for just a “Like” of their page. The promotion is set in anticipation of the shooter’s sequel, Metro: Last Light, which will release in March of next year. From ..

Hire Hitman To Terminate Your Social Life [Update]

Hire Hitman To Terminate Your Social Life [Update]

Square Enix released a Hire Hitman app on Facebook in lieu of its Hitman Absolution release. The free application on the social network lets you murder your friends virtually. With Hire Hitman, you can use a person’s data on Facebook to acquire a target file. Agent 47 will prepare his case against this victim, as ..

Grinns Tale Contest Lets You Design Costumes

Grinns Tale Contest Lets You Design Costumes

Are any of you enjoying the free-to-play brawler The Grinns Tale? The fighting title with social implications has launched a contest that lets its users decide the next costumes for the wid-mouthed characters. Players can enter their own design, which will be chosen be the development team. The design can be as crude or elaborate ..

Grinns Tale Launches And Other Game Formats

Grinns Tale Launches And Other Game Formats

The Grinns Tale, has now launched for free. The Facebook title lets players set up a small base, craft equipment and then take their spoils into war for more spoils. It also employs a different mechanic than most social games, as in it’s one of the only ones to not require the constant pestering of ..

THQ To Release Halloween Darksiders II DLC And Free WWE App

THQ To Release Halloween Darksiders II DLC And Free WWE App

THQ has announced new content for Darksiders II. The high-profile adventure game starring Death in his quest to overturn the apocalypse will receive its second downloadable content on Halloween. What could possibly be a more fitting time? The DLC is called The Abyssal Forge and will focus on this evil contraption, created by an exiled ..

Politics Can Now Be Played On Facebook

Politics Can Now Be Played On Facebook

Developer Rocket Surgeon launched an open beta for their upcoming Facebook game For the People: Fantasy Politics. That’s great news for those that followed the live debate between candidate Mitt Romney and current president Barack Obama. Now you can get involved in the engaging world of politics. Players will represent their preferred state and get ..