Why does this matter?
While Butcher is a fast-pace 2D shooter and a blood-soaked love letter to the cults classics of the genre. Up till now it could only be completed by (ultra-)hardcore players possessing unlimited amounts of patience (and a steady supply of new keyboards). However, the studio has responded to the community’s requests by creating a special DLC with a real EASY mode.
The game has also received several updates since its release in October, including a patch introducing improved gamepad support and speedrun leaderboards.
W.I.M.P DLC for Butcher Features:
- Ultra-violent uncompromising carnage in the spirit of Doom and Quake (chainsaw included)
- Skill-based gameplay mechanics
- Release your inner artist, paint the walls with (permanent) blood
- Use the environment (saws, lava pits, animals and other) to brutally dispose of your enemies
- Choose from an array of weapons (featuring classics like chainsaw, railgun and the deadly grenade launcher)
- Adorn more than 20 levels with the insides of your enemies
- Soak in the dark atmosphere reinforced by a wicked, heavy soundtrack (while you kick corpses around)
- Die painfully: melt in lava, become piranha food, get annihilated by heavy doors… and more!
W.I.M.P DLC for Butcher is available HERE.
Butcher is available on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. As a result of this news DLC, the game is available with a 20% discount until December 9th.
With all the holiday hubbub, know that Thimbleweed Park is #ontrack for a Q1 2017 release — probably February or March. Hey, that’s pretty soon! The initial #launch will be on Linux, Mac, Windows PC, Xbox One, with iOS and Android following a few months later.
Why does this Thimbleweed Park news matter?
- New screenshots: Thimbleweed Park is a deceptively big game. The stuff being revealed so far is only the tip of the iceberg. And because it’s so big, today Terrible Toybox are releasing some brand new views of this oddball town below.
- Code lock & voice recording: When Terrible Toybox say Thimbleweed Park‘s almost done, they mean it. The puzzle challenges are in, the text is complete, the bugs are (mostly) caught up. For the rest of this month Ron will be in the voice studio while the illustrious cast records 16,000 lines. 16,000! That’s a lot of lines! Details of these milestones (and many more) are available on the dev blog.
So what the heck is Thimbleweed Park?
Oh, so you don’t have Thimbleweed Park on your radar? Sure, that’s cool. Terrible Toybox won’t take it personally. Here’s what you need to know:
A small town nestled in the shadow of an abandoned pillow factory. A corpse pixelating in the river. Two federal agents with ulterior motives. The case seems open and shut until you start peeling back the layers and realize that in a town like this, a dead body is the least of your problems.
This is not Thimbleweed Park‘s first mysterious death. The sheriff, the foul-mouthed clown, the guy dressed up like a giant slice of pizza — everyone in town has something to hide, including all five(!) playable characters. How do you get to the bottom of a mystery this big? For starters, you’ll have to put on your thinking cap, because nothing in the game is as simple as “use gas can on chainsaw.”
Thimbleweed Park is a dark comedy/mystery adventure from Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, the guys who basically invented graphic adventure games with LucasFilm’s Maniac Mansion. They still love point & click, and they want to remind you why you love it, too — or why you should start! No matter what you think Thimbleweed Park is at first glance, Terrible Toybox guarantee it’s not what you’re expecting.
Thimbleweed Park is so close you can smell it. And if it’s not one of your most anticipated games of 2017 yet, it should be.
‘Tis the season of giving! The Monstrous Winter Sale is about to enter its #grandfinale. So GOG just launched the fourth and #finalwave of GOG Connect titles for the year.
In case you missed what #GOGConnect is about. The premise is really simple: connect your Steam account and add your eligible games to your GOG.com library. GOG Connect has been introduced to share our own take on game ownership with the world. While keeping free of restrictions and full of choice.
How you can actually use GOG Connect?
As we say goodbye to 2016 in this season of giving. So we are taking a brief look back at GOG Connect so far:
GOG Connect was first announced this summer. Since then, GOG kicked off the program with four waves of games (the fourth is going on right now), and we were joined by 51 developers & publishers to make it all possible (thank you!).
But of all these games and in all these months, the most-connected game turned out to be LIMBO (congrats!). Therefore closely followed by The Witcher and FTL: Advanced Edition.
So if every game was sold at full price (ok, really hypothetical). This would all add up to over $20,000,000 worth of games claimed through GOG Connect…and counting.
With just a few days left of GOG Connect this year, see what’s new and claim the most recent batch on connect.gog.com
Monstrous Winter Sale Sale Finale – Deal Roundup
While GOG gears up for our Winter Sale Finale (December 8, 10:59 AM UTC—December 11, 10:59 PM UTC) we’ve got just a few tips for those on the lookout for neat gift ideas:
For the seasoned strategists — reminisce and conquer in the original Heroes of Might and Magic III, or the beautiful Homeworld Remastered Collection, both at -67%.
For the graphics…enthusiasts — well, just show them The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (-40%), Shadow Warrior 2 (-25%) or Firewatch (-40%)!
For the young ones — make them appreciate the intricacies of Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale 2, Neverwinter Nights 2, and more D&D classics at 60% off.
For literally anybody – you can’t go wrong with up to 65% off a decade of Star Wars gaming: from X-Wing & TIE Fighter, through Jedi Outcast and Knights of the Old Republic. Everybody likes Star Wars, right?
The Best Part?
Buy Games, Unlock Free Games. You can earn XP to unlock free games in the Winter Sale. And if you’re cunning, you can combo offers or new releases to get four games for the price of one.
Get Shadow Warrior: Classic Redux, Shadowrun Dragonfall, and STASIS for FREE when you pick up:
Of course, there are still hundreds more deals and bundles up to 90% off that’ll help you unlock free games in The Monstrous Winter Sale on GOG.com!
The Monstrous Winter Sale lasts until December 11, 11:59 PM CET // 10:59 PM UTC // 1:59 PM PST // 4:59 PM EST.
Grave Danger is an #action packed #adventure game about an unlikely group of heroes for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Switch between Dante the cowboy, Elliot the wizard, and Malice the reaper. While using their different abilities to solve puzzles and make their way out of trouble. When they have to combine powers, will you be able to guide them to victory?
Since teamwork is essential in Grave Danger. Each character must pull their weight and traverse the world to safety. Dante is capable of climbing vertical walls. While Malice can float horizontally across chasms and through narrow and dangerous areas. Elliot has magical elevation and can jump again once mid-air.
Why does this matter?
So manage your party and keep everyone alive. Nobody likes a dead teammate. Don’t leave your heroes unattended in a dangerous spot or they might get beat up!
Grave Danger’s gameplay is about utilizing each character’s unique abilities to solve puzzles. The player will switch between these characters and master their movements and attacks, guiding our heroes further into the story.
Grave Danger is coming to Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC on December 19th. So who’s up for some co-op?
- OS: SteamOS+
- Memory: 1 GB RAM
- Storage: 600 MB available space
Hunger Dungeon is a 1-6 player round-based multiplayer online battle arena game. Hence the game is #available free-to-play on #Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.
Enter a cutthroat arena with more than 10 heroes to choose from such as Nimble Assassin, Goblin Profiteer, Vagrant Ninja, Princess Ranger, Demonic Knight etc. Unlock unique skills while allowing for different tactics to always have the advantage over your opponents!
So players can mix and match Spell Scrolls and equipment between rounds to optimize your build. While utilizing positive and negative status effects to your advantage, ensuring a grand victory!
Hunger Dungeon Features:
- 2D battle style
- Free-to-play and premium players play together
- Up to 6 player online matches
- A roster of distinctive characters
- Unique skins for each character
- 30+ upgradable Spell Scrolls
- 40+ items to equip
- 40+ stages to explore
Hunger Dungeon is a round-based MOBA game for up to 6 players with a free-for-all format. So use your skills and knowledge to escape the Dungeon. Only the smartest Dungeoneers will prevail!
Hunger Dungeon is available free-to-play on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.
- OS: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 or later, SteamOS 2.20 or later
- Processor: Intel Core 2 or AMD equivalent
- Memory: 512 MB RAM
- Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible, 512 MB VRAM
- Network: Broadband Internet connection
- Storage: 300 MB available space
- Sound Card: Any