Kickstarter has proved to be a highly lucrative fundraising platform for aspiring game developers, but not every story is a success story, as we’ve already seen with canned projects like Infernal Edge 2, Zombie Prepper, and Auro: The Golden Prince. Ars Technica discusses the demise of Mob Rule Games’ Haunt and what it says about the high stakes involved in crowdfunding. Via Ars Technica.
Bethesda has announced the first DLC package for its hit stealth assassination game Dishonored, titled “Dunwall City Trials.” The package will include ten challenge maps focusing on battling waves of enemies, and gravity-oriented assassination missions. Whoa. Via Joystiq.Check Out The Game Now!
Ah yes, Halloween. That time of year where the strangest things can suddenly become sexy. Check out this series of video game character costumes and get some ideas for dressing up your imaginary girlfriend. Highlights include Lara Croft in impractical heels and an Angry Bird with… hooves? Via IGN.
András Neltz and Stephen Totilo draw up a timeline of the media buzz surrounding Blizzard’s mysterious next-generation MMO, Project Titan. Will it be as successful as World of Warcraft? Given that it’s Blizzard we’re talking about, most probably. Keep an eye on this timeline for further developments! Via Kotaku.
Braid artist David Hellman and writer Tevis Thompson team up to create a comic that captures the essence of The Legend of Zelda’s narrative style. Second Quest depicts a young woman’s discovery that all is not what it seems with her civilization, with the story being conveyed through the classic method of showing rather than telling. Via KillScreenDaily.
Apple spills the beans on the much-anticipated iPad 4, which includes a 10 hour battery life and double the processing power of previous models. Some technology enthusiasts might feel a little short-changed given the iPad 3 was released barely six months ago, but this article shows that the iPad 4 is really something to get excited about. Who needs an iPad Mini when this beast’s on the market? Via TechRadar.
Square Enix showcase the Tomb Raider reboot’s box cover depicting the all-new Lara Croft, while also revealing the game’s release date: March 5th, 2013. Paradoxically, Lara looks younger, yet more mature—and for probably the first time ever, she’s hiding her boobs. An evolution indeed? Via GameNGuide.Check Out The Game Now!