By Tracey Lien on Nov 29, 2013 11.29.13
Frozenbyte's Trine 2: Complete Story is available on the PlayStation 4 today in Europe, the studio announced via the PlayStation Blog. PlayStation Plus subscribers will also receive a 20 percent discount off the game until Dec. 13. The side-scrolling action platformer and puzzle game was originally released in the form of Trine 2 on Windows PC, Mac, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011. The Complete Story edition was released in June 2013, and includes the Dwarven Caverns level that was previously only available in the Director's Cut version from the Wii U. The game was released on the PlayStation 4 in North America on Nov. 15 as a PS4 launch title. It is now available in European territories for €16.95. A trial demo is also available for download.
By Tracey Lien on Nov 29, 2013 11.29.13
Online video game retailer Gameolith kicked off its Black Friday sale today with up to 75 percent off a range of titles, and an extra 20 percent off with its holiday coupon code. The sale, which runs until Dec. 3, takes 75 percent off the Frozenbyte collection, which includes Shadowgrounds, Shadowgrounds Survivor, Trine and Trine 2: Complete Story. All four games are available on Windows PC, Mac and Linux, and buyers can purchase the titles separately (the 75 percent discount applies to each title individually) or buy the collection for $8.75. Titles like Sniper Elite, Europa Universalis 4 and Aliens vs Predator Class 2000 are also discounted by 50 percent. Those who shop using Bitcoin receive an additional 20 percent off their purchase.
By Samit Sarkar on Nov 27, 2013 11.27.13
Sony is launching the PlayStation 4 in Europe starting this Friday, Nov. 29, and 25 games will be available for the console that day, the company confirmed today. Just like in North America, Housemarque's Resogun and Compulsion Games' Contrast are free to PlayStation Plus subscribers. Most of the games, but not all of them, will be available in all launch territories. Here's the full list: Angry Birds Star WarsPrice: £32.99/€34.99 Assassin's Creed 4: Black FlagPrice: £54.99/€69.99 Battlefield 4Price: £54.99/€69.99 Call of Duty: GhostsPrice: £54.99/€69.99 Contrast (included in PS Plus)Price: £12.79/€14.99 DC Universe OnlinePrice: Free-to-playAvailability: Not available in Russia, Turkey Escape Plan (cross-buy PS Vita/PS4)Price: £9.99/€12.99 Escape Plan...
By Colin Campbell on Nov 14, 2013 11.14.13
A new trailer for Frozenbyte's Trine 2: Complete Story shows how the platform action title looks on PlayStation 4. Trine 2: Complete Story is an expanded edition of Trine 2 including the Windows PC Goblin Menace expansion and Dwarven Caverns levels previously only available in the Director's Cut Wii U version. The PS4 version of the game is available at launch and offers 20 levels in total. Trine 2 is the sequel to 2009's Trine, originally launched for PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, Windows PC and Mac in Dec. 2011.
By Samit Sarkar on Nov 04, 2013 11.04.13
Valve's Steam Machine prototype is designed to fit right into a living room, both from a size and design perspective, so it's not surprising that it looks like a video game console, as seen in a hands-on report from The Verge. According to Valve, the company produced its prototype in order to give prospective third-party hardware manufacturers a model for their own Steam Machines. The SteamOS-based computer is designed to fit standard computer hardware of varying specifications — for the 300 prototypes Valve's shipping to Steam users later this year, the graphics cards run the gamut from an Nvidia GTX660 to a Titan — into a console-size box that won't look out of place in a typical living room entertainment center. Valve built its Steam Machines to prioritize cooling, with...
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Oct 28, 2013 10.28.13
Finnish indie developer Frozenbyte will self-publish the Trine 2: Complete Story edition on PlayStation 4, according to a post from developer Kai on the PlayStation Blog. The side-scrolling action platformer will run at 1080p resolution and at 60 frames per second, thanks to the PS4's graphics capabilities, according to Kai's post. Trine 2: Complete Story will also support stereoscopic 3D, allowing players with the right equipment to play the game in 3D. The game will feature its previous' incarnations puzzles and obstacles, and will allow players to participate as one of three classes: a Thief, Wizard or Knight. Trine 2: Complete Story is an expanded edition of Trine 2 including the Windows PC Goblin Menace expansion and Dwarven Caverns levels previously only available in the D...
By Griffin McElroy on Sep 11, 2013 09.11.13
Humble Indie Bundle 9, the latest package of price-it-yourself games for Windows, Mac and Linux, is now available with a quartet of titles on offer: Trine 2: Complete Story, Mark of the Ninja, Brutal Legend and beta access to Klei's puzzler, Eets Munchies. In true Humble Bundle fashion, buyers of the package can pick both how much they want to pay for the bundle, and how much they want distributed between the developers, the bundle's organizers and a handful of charitable organizations: Watsi, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child's Play. If you can beat the average paid price for the bundle, you'll also nab two additional titles: Indie roguelike FTL: Faster Than Light and Polytron's multidimensional platformer Fez. All bundles also include soundtracks for Trine 2, Brutal...
By Jenna Pitcher on Mar 22, 2013 03.22.13
The Steam Indie Spring Sale, which features a thousand indie titles discounted up to 80 percent off, is now live and will run until March 29. Featured games on sale include Super Meat Boy for $5.09, FTL: Faster Than Light for $4.99, Hotline Miami for $4.99, Deadlight for $3.74, Garry's Mod for $2.49, Legend of Grimrock for $7.49, The Binding of Isaac for $1.24, Trine 2 for $3.74 and Amnesia: The Dark Descent for $4.99. There are also PAX East and Independent Games Festival categories within the Spring Sale. Each day, the IGF category will feature different finalists and winners from past IGF Awards.
By Dave Tach on Feb 14, 2013 02.14.13
Trine 2: Director's Cut, Frozenbyte's fantasy-infused puzzle platformer, has been discounted 25 percent worldwide in the Wii U eShop, according to a press release from the developer. In an effort to "spread the love" this Valentine's Day, you can pick up the game, which typically costs $19.99, for $14.99 in the U.S. and Canada. The sale runs through Feb. 28 in North America and Australia and March 7 in Europe. For the discounted price, purchasers will receive a recent title update that brought improved graphics, multiplayer voice chat and support for the Wii U Pro Controller, after getting stuck in the submissions process. Last November, Frozenbyte's marketing manager Mikael Haveri said that the Wii U eShop gave developers the "power to price our products as we please, with just...
By Emily Gera on Feb 13, 2013 02.13.13
Dakko Dakko, a developer best known for its PlayStation Plus Mini titles Floating Cloud God Saves the Pilgrims and The 2D Adventures of Rotating Octopus Character, announced today its move into Wii U development with plans to bring its new title, Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails, exclusively to the new Nintendo platform this year. News of the upcoming game follows the studio's recent expansion, having hired on Army of Trolls' Gary Lucken to aid with the graphical style of the Wii U title. Scram Kitty, which at this point is only its working title, will be an action-oriented game with fast-paced shooting gameplay and a new take on traditional rail-riding platforming. "As a small console team with big ambitions, we couldn't ask for a better platform to be working on than Wii U and...