Valve announced the sixth set of Steam Greenlight games today, including Death, Inc., which fell short of its Kickstarter goal earlier this year.
Other Kickstarter veterans include Dead State, a turn-based zombie combat role-playing game, and Shovel Knight, developer Yacht Club Games' "love letter to 8-bit games." Xyla Entertainment's rhythm-infused platformer Rush Bros. also made the cut.
The 18 games greenlight today include:
Agarest: Generations of War
Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures
Battle Worlds: Kronos
City of Steam
Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey
Legend of Dungeon
Two non-game software titles were also...
Mechanist Games' steampunk-themed free-to-play online role-playing game City of Steam has reached the first of its "dev humiliating" extra stretch goals, as demonstrated by the video posted above.
Mechanist tracks funding milestones on its Steam-O-Meter, which also lists the purposeful and just-for-fun rewards for reaching specific goals. A handful of the rewards that are not in-game items and City of Steam-themed goodies involve dressing up members of the development team like in-game avatars and filming them acting the part.
In the video posted above, communications manager Gabriel Laforge dons a red wig and Chinese brocade dress in a surprisingly detailed real-life reenactment of character creation and tutorial segments, glitching out and getting stuck while running, interacting...