Sunday Review: The Brutal Gamer Archive for the week of 4/14/14

Lots to talk about in this Easter Sunday edition of the Sunday Review. We’ve got show coverage with WonderCon announcements and chatter about the upcoming C2E2, as well as a few reviews you can use, and our usual assortment of news and industry tidbits.
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Bethesda faces social firestorm over use of barbed wire… according to The Onion

Yes, barbed wire is a great invention that can keep scrap metal thieves out of junkyards, but what of it’s negative portrayal in games like The Evil Within? Does it suggest that used car dealers are monsters? Food for thought.
Posted 18 Apr 2014 | News, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One | 0 Comments

Risen 3 CGI trailer rises to take up arms

Holding onto your sword isn’t the easiest of things to do in the world of Piranha Bites’ Risen 3: Titan Lords.
Posted 18 Apr 2014 | News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 | 0 Comments

Tiny Tanks takeover to celebrate World of Tanks 3rd birthday

As the online PC and Xbox 360 shooter turns 3, funny video creators Rocket Jump have made a special look at what might happen ifs some little tanks roles into a little city.
Posted 17 Apr 2014 | News, PC, Xbox 360 | 0 Comments
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Lo-fi comes to sci-fi with Sega’s Alien: Isolation

“This isn’t a world of holograms and touchscreens; there’s no sense here that technology is going to save you.” – Alistair Hope, Creative Lead.
Posted 17 Apr 2014 | News, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One | 0 Comments
Endless Legend - Necrophage March

Meet Endless Legends’ newest faction, the Necrophages

One part Xenomorph, one part tidal wave of creep, the Necrophages might be the most disgusting critters to ever leave a slime trail.
Posted 17 Apr 2014 | Mac, News, PC | 0 Comments
Life Goes On

Sadistic platformer Life Goes On hits the PC

If you’re not familiar with Life Goes On, it would probably have made a pretty terrific Monty Python skit.
Posted 17 Apr 2014 | News, PC | 0 Comments
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Blue Beetle joins the multiversal fight in Infinite Crisis

No, not Ted Kord, but Jamie Reyes and his big bad battle armor are joining the DC Comics MOBA.
Posted 17 Apr 2014 | News, PC | 0 Comments
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Frozen Synapse On Steam Free Weekend

Get some Easter strategy on.
Posted 17 Apr 2014 | Indie, Mac, News, PC | 0 Comments

Ubisoft Uplay sale still ongoing, offers up to 70% off games and 50% off collectibles

Ubisoft is having a pretty massive sale on a good chunk of their stuff on the Uplay download service as well as some merchandise that die-hard fans might just find irresistible.
Posted 16 Apr 2014 | Collectables, Deals, News, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One | 0 Comments

Wargame Red Dragon release trailer revealed

The latest game in the Wargame series is looking like every bit the followup to Airland Battle that you’d expect as it hits the PC this week.
Posted 16 Apr 2014 | News, PC | 0 Comments

New analysis shows that Steam users don’t play a good chunk of the games they buy

Surprise! You all don’t play a ton of games that you buy on Valve’s online download platform, Steam.
Posted 16 Apr 2014 | industry, News, PC | 0 Comments
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The Battle of the Games returns to GOG.com

Vote for your favorites and get a massive discount on the winning trio… and the losing too actually. Kind of a win-win.
Posted 15 Apr 2014 | News, PC | 0 Comments

Check out the latest hard-hitting action in Blood Bowl 2 with this new trailer

Orcs and humans, battling over a football. It’s not gonna be pretty.
Posted 15 Apr 2014 | News, PC | 0 Comments
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Grimm Bros Dragon Fin Soup burns up Kickstarter

The five-man development team’s game scorches its way through its crowd-funding platform campaign with 500% of its original goal.
Posted 15 Apr 2014 | News, PC | 0 Comments
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InXile reveals more Wasteland 2 details, one new screen

Yes, it’s only one screen, but if you’ve been waiting patiently for inXile’s Kickstarted Wasteland sequel, then you’re going to want to see it as well as the new tidbits released this week about the game.
Posted 15 Apr 2014 | News, PC | 0 Comments
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