Daily Archives: May 31, 2012

Zen Studios reveals tower defenser CastleStorm

CastleStorm (360) Announcement - Screenshot 1

The pinball wizards at Zen Studios are setting their sights on the tower defense genre. The studio has announced their plans to release CastleStorm, a 2D physics-based game centered on long-range warfare and resource management. Players will have access to a variety of spells, troops, and missiles, including morning stars, homing eagles, and flying sheep, to fend off invading troops attempting to storm their castle (ha!).

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Bard’s Tale available for OS X, iOS version gets Bard’s Tale 3

Bard's Tale (iOS, OSX) OS X Launch and iOS Update Announcement - Screenshot 1 OS X

inXile has hit a bit of a Bard’s Tale stride lately. Not only has the 2004 version been released for the Mac, complete with saved-game compatibility with the iOS release, but the latter has also received a healthy update. With the latest patch, which includes Bard’s Tale 3, the iOS version now boasts not only the 2004 version but also the entire original Bard’s Tale Trilogy.

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Apple Handheld, PC News

Quantum Conundrum headed to PC, Steam in June

Quantum Conundrum, the latest puzzler from Airtight Games, will be available for PC on June 21 exclusively on Steam. The console versions are set to launch on Live Arcade and PSN sometime this summer. Kim Swift, co-creator of the first Portal, serves as creative director for the environmental action-puzzler, which tasks players with finding their uncle, the eccentric Professor Quadwrangle, using his Inter-Dimensional Shift Device. The device will allow the user to enter alternate dimensions, where objects change mass and composition, and can be manipulated in order to progress from one room of the professor’s manor to the next.

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PC News

Konami pre-E3 show airing online tonight

Konami (E3 2012) PreShow Announcement - Header

E3 isn’t quite here yet, but that’s not stopping some companies from rolling out a few announcements. Konami is getting in on the action early tonight, with their second annual pre-E3 show, where they will reveal upcoming titles and offer hints at what else they have in store during the main show. The event will be available for everyone to watch at Konami.com – E3, and everything is set to kick off at 10:30 p.m. (PST).

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