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...
Ethereal Entertainment's Faceless has been the top vote-getter on Steam Greenlight since the platform's launch in September, but Valve hasn't chosen to publish the game there because of copyright concerns, Joystiq reports.
Faceless is a free-to-play multiplayer survival-horror mod of Half-Life 2 based on the Slender Man mythos, the urban legend that originated on the Something Awful forums in 2006 and became a viral phenomenon.
According to developer Justin Ross, the Slender Man is a "free-to-use entity" and Ethereal obtained permission from the creator of Slender Man, Something Awful user Victor Surge. In addition, Ross noted, a similar game called The Intruder, which takes inspiration from the legend but does not specifically mention it in its description, made it through Greenlight...