The Best of Big Download: June 29-July 5
July 6, 2009
Unlike the previous week, the last seven days were actually fairly slow. But we still have some news and exclusive articles for the PC gaming crowd to check out:
- Microsoft Games For Windows Interview: We chat with the marketing manager of their PC gaming team to find out more about their future plans.
- The Top 10 Biggest PC Game News Stories of June 2009: We look back at a particularlly busy month for gaming news.
- Light of Altair review: We give our final verdict to the recent indie space strategy game.
- Mac Monday: Our weekly look at Mac games takes a gander at the space action title Escape Velocity Nova
- Boot Disk: Our retro PC game features looks back at 3DO’s turn based strategy game Heroes of Might and Magic 2.
- Big Ideas: Our look at game themes wonders if games should move away from the typical fantasy setting.
- Freeware Friday: Our look at free PC games this week checks out the space shooter title Tyrian.
- Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs demo: Check out the demo for the latest movie-to-game adaptation from Activision
- StarCraft II Multiplayer Trailer: It’s seven minutes of footage from Blizzard’s upcoming RTS sequel.
- Tales of Monkey Island gameplay trailer: Check out some footage from the upcoming adventure game revival from Telltale and LucasArts
- QuakeCon 2009 makes last minute venue change
- No LAN multiplayer in StarCraft II
- Dreamkiller announced
- Damnation dev team shut down
- Blizzard registers "Cataclysm" as new trademark
- Risen will rise (in stores) on October 2
- Alpha Protocol gets release date and new sub-title
- Phantom Entertainment in trouble . . . again
- More Left 4 Dead content by end of summer?
- Elemental beta coming (maybe) in 60 days
- Two Worlds: The Temptation turns into Two Worlds II
- LucasArts "old school" game announcement coming on Monday?
This post has been written by Joystiq Staff on Jul 5th 2009 at 11:30PM couresy of joystiq.com.