Alien Isolation: Is This The Alien Game You’ve Been Waiting For?

By: Mark Walton Perched high above the desks of the artists, designers, and programmers of Creative Assembly are two screens. For three long years, they’ve been playing Alien on loop, and the motion trackers, burst chests, and exploding air locks of Ridley Scott’s seminal sci-fi classic are being ingrained into each and every pixel the team produces. There are rooms where the film’s original score … Continue reading Alien Isolation: Is This The Alien Game You’ve Been Waiting For?

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10 Upcoming Indie Hits for 2014

By: Maxwell McGee Greetings, traveler. Why not stay awhile and listen? I am the magical soothsayer, and I shall reveal unto you a bounty of upcoming, lesser-known hits to put on your gaming radar. Clear your mind and let these magical predictions wash over you. From purple goats to keyboard-wielding cowboys to underground technological labyrinths, there is so much gaming goodness to enjoy in 2014, … Continue reading 10 Upcoming Indie Hits for 2014

All Norwegians become crown millionaires, in oil saving landmark

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – Everyone in Norway became a theoretical crown millionaire on Wednesday in a milestone for the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund that has ballooned thanks to high oil and gas prices. Set up in 1990, the fund owns around 1 percent of the world’s stocks, as well as bonds and real estate from London to Boston, making the Nordic nation … Continue reading All Norwegians become crown millionaires, in oil saving landmark

Sony opens PlayStation Now sign-up page

By: Eddie Makuch Sony has launched a website for users interested in getting the latest information about the company’s just-announced cloud-based streaming service PlayStation Now. Leaving your name, email, address, and PlayStation Network ID will allow you to receive “exclusive information” about PlayStation Now, but no other details are available. Sony will offer a beta for PlayStation Now starting at the end of the month, … Continue reading Sony opens PlayStation Now sign-up page

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Moving Forward With New Director

By: Kristy Puchko As though this polar vortex nonsense wasn’t bad enough, word has come out that Sony Pictures is planning to move forward with a Paul Blart: Mall Cop sequel. 2014 is proving to be a real punch in the teeth so far. THR reports Sony is in talks with Andy Flickman to helm the Paul Blart: Mall Cop sequel, leaving the first film’s … Continue reading Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Moving Forward With New Director