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Surviving Mars releases new Gameplay Trailer

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Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games that mix Opportunity and Curiosity. While revealing a new in-game trailer for Surviving Mars. Hence the upcoming management strategy game from Haemimont Games. Coming to Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2018 via Steam. Surviving Mars will put players in charge of the first functioning colony on the Red Planet. Since the resources are thin, the environment is hostile. So the human colonists will need to balance productivity with sanity. Since this new video features footage captured from inside the game itself. Which provides a first look at what players can expect.
While Surviving Mars arrives on Earth next year. There is no official release date announcement just yet.

Surviving Mars – colonists in the new trailer:

In Surviving Mars, players will lead a colonization effort on the surface of Mars. From the very first rovers and supply drops to the construction of suitable habitats. Supporting those brave settlers from Earth. Every colonist will be vital to the mission as the colony struggles to gain a foothold. Since the environment is hostile and resources are scarce. With each success, however, players will gain the ability to expand further. While even establishing a thriving society. Leading a new generation that has never known the Earth.

Surviving Mars is a sci-fi city builder all about colonizing Mars and surviving the process. Choose a space agency for resources and financial support before determining a location for your colony. Build domes and infrastructure, research new possibilities and utilize drones to unlock more elaborate ways to shape and expand your settlement. Cultivate your own food, mine minerals or just relax by the bar after a hard day’s work. Most important of all, though, is keeping your colonists alive. Not an easy task on a strange new planet.

So take the first small step towards landing on Mars via Steam. Therefore players can sign up now for upcoming news and community activities around Surviving Mars. Eager settlers can find details here.

The Escapists 2 prison break strategy releases

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The Escapists 2 is the creation of former roofer, Chris Davis. Since the games release is now available on Steam and Humble Store. Launching on Linux, Mac and Windows.
Hence the solo indie developer of Mouldy Toof Studios. Chris originally developed The Escapists in Multimedia Fusion. Since this is a program which he was originally included on the cover disk of a magazine he bought as a child. Davis took to Kickstarter with The Escapists back in 2013, where it successfully raised just over £7000. While being successfully greenlit by the Steam community with 96 hours. Gaining the attention of Team17’s CEO, Debbie Bestwick MBE. The Escapists joined Team17’s games label in February 2014. Hence Team17 going on to help co-develop the game, recreating The Escapists from scratch in Unity. Due to being able able to bring the game to a wider audience on Linux, Mac and Windows.

Since its initial launch in 2015, The Escapists celebrates over 4 million downloads. Yet now the combined forces of Mouldy Toof Studios and Team17 are back. This time with the fully-fledged sequel releases on Steam and Humble. The Escapists 2 introduces many fan requested features. Such as the addition of local and online multiplayer for up to four players. Which is a first for the series.

The Escapists 2 Features:

  • A dedicated tutorial, Precinct 17, for new players to learn the basics of prison life
    10 unique themed prisons to escape from including 3 transit prisons
  • Play each prison solo or multiplayer with both local and online co-op and versus modes for up to four players
  • Drop-in, drop-out online multiplayer experience. Carefully plan and execute an intricate escape from your initial incarceration with your fellow inmates either online or locally, or simply hop into an existing game already in progress to help pull off the final touches of the escape!
  • A brand-new combat system to make every prison brawl even more bruising
  • Create your con with over 300 customization to create your perfect prisoner
  • New ways to escape
  • New items to craft – Build yourself a homemade Taser to knock out guards plus many more!

The Escapists 2 is now available on Steam and Humble Store and PC, Mac and Linux. Yet the games releases also coming to the Nintendo Switch at a later date.

Dungeons 3 pre-order and Closed Beta access

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Step into the dungeon! Steady your nerves and keep an eye out for traps, because Kalypso Media and Realmforge Studios are inviting Steam pre-purchase customers (Windows only) to brave the Dungeon Lord’s domain and take their first tentative steps into the unicorn-stomping world of Dungeons 3, the biggest and best entry yet in the acclaimed Dungeons series.

The Windows-only closed beta will run all the way to the game’s digital launch. Since the release will hit Steam on October 13, 2017 for Linux, Mac and Windows. Including the first three campaign missions from the upcoming dungeon sim. As well as a competitive multiplayer map to test your evil might against your rivals. Therefore keen players should share their feedback on the official beta Steam forums. With all input going to help with the games evil potential in the run up to release.

Aside from access to the beta. Pre-orders for Dungeons 3 on Steam will also include a 15% discount. While also including a digital soundtrack and the exclusive ‘Horde Throne’ DLC. Offering a unique customization option for the Dungeon Lord’s seat of power. Since this offer this diabolically tempting, what evil mastermind could possibly resist? Strike a victory for the forces of darkness by visiting the Dungeons 3 product page on Steam today.

About Dungeons 3

In Dungeons 3, the Dungeon Lord has successfully united the forces of evil. Establishing the roots of his dark empire, leading him to the next step in his diabolical quest. Expansion across Linux, Mac and Windows. So jump into the closed beta now, get the discount and bonuses.

Through enticing the dark elf priestess Thalya. From the fluffy clutches of the surface world to become his chief lieutenant. While the Dungeon Lord finds a way to direct his campaign of conquest. All from the confines of his underground lair. With Thalya on the front line, and the united forces of evil to support her. So here players will have to use every trick in the book. Working to best those do-gooders of the overworld, once and for all.

Unleash your dark side by creating a unique underground dungeon from a huge array of rooms, traps and structures. Raise the games most terrifying army the world has ever seen, by choosing from despicable creatures such as orcs, succubae, zombies and much, much more. Then, once you have built your forces, emerge from the darkness and guide your army to the light of the overworld, where you will corrupt the land and dispatch anything even vaguely heroic, cute or unicorn-shaped. And in a first for the Dungeons series, experience randomly generated levels, so that no two sessions are alike – never-ending fun for any evil conqueror.

Dungeons 3 Features:

  • The dungeon manager you’ve been waiting for. Dungeons 3 is the biggest, best and evil-est dungeon sim yet. Topping off with a fully reworked overworld RTS mode.
  • Under new management: Command the united forces of evil under the guidance of new character Thalya and lead them to victory.
  • Size does matter. Extensive single player campaign with 20 missions. And more than 20 hours of playtime, randomly generated skirmish maps. The games brand-new co-op mode for two players, more rooms, and more unique abilities.
  • Speak no evil: The fan-favourite Dungeons narrator is back with his unmistakable voice, continuing the Dungeons legacy in the best way possible.

Since Dungeons 3 is scheduled for release via Steam on Linux, Mac and Windows. Dungeons 3 is scheduled for release digitally for Steam on October 13, 2017. Available to pre-order with a 15% discount on Steam, including a digital soundtrack, ‘Horde Throne’ DLC, and access to the exclusive closed beta.

The Escapists 2 trailer reveals transport prisons

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Award-winning international games label Team17 and developer Mouldy Toof. Having just released a new transport prisons trailer for The Escapists 2. Since this is the follow up to their award-winning prison-escape game The Escapists. Destined to release on Linux, Mac and Windows next week.

So the new transport prisons trailer showcases 3 of the 10 prisons in the game. Since they all share a unique twist. All 3 are different types of prisoner transport vehicles. Therefore inmates will need to act quick and employ their stealth skills. Working to escape the new timed prisons. Featuring a variety of transit methods for the pixelated prisoners including:

  • Cougar Creek Railroad
    Locked up on a hurling train chugging across the Cougar Creek Railroad, you and the vultures overhead know what fate awaits once this train reaches the end of the line. If you plan to see another sunrise you’d better disembark by whatever means necessary.
  • H.M.S Orca
    Onboard the H.M.S Orca you’ll find a pity of prisoners who are being shipped off in droves to a remote island far, far away from civilization. Not keen on being marooned, you’d much prefer to find a way off the boat before you stand about as much chance as a fish out of water.
  • Air Force Con
    Meanwhile in Air Force Con, you better fasten your seatbelt! Only the most hardened of criminals get an entire plane during the escort phase. One thing’s for sure though – it’s a one-way-ticket, so you’d better act fast before landing.

The Escapists 2 Features:

  • A dedicated tutorial for new players to learn the basics of prison life
  • 10 unique themed prisons to escape from including 3 transit prisons
  • Play each prison solo or multiplayer with both local and online co-op and versus modes for up to four players*
  • Drop-in, drop-out online multiplayer experience.  Carefully plan and execute an intricate escape from your initial incarceration with your fellow inmates either online or locally, or simply hop into an existing game already in progress to help pull off the final touches of the escape!
  • A brand-new combat system to make the games prison brawl even more bruising
  • Create your con with over 300 customisations to create your perfect prisoner
  • New ways to escape
  • New items to craft – Build yourself a homemade Taser to knock out guards plus many more!

The Escapists 2 will launch on the 22nd August for Linux, Mac and Windows. Players can pre-order the game now via Steam and Humble Store priced at $19.99 USD.

Ancient Frontier sci-fi RTS release announced

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Since developer Fair Weather Studios announced their new turn-based strategy game. Ancient Frontier will launch on September 21st, 2017 via Steam. While due support Linux, Mac and Windows. Since the games developed in Unity 3D.

Linux support:

There is no ETA on a Linux and Mac port. But it will be after launch where testing will begin at that point. So there will not be a day one release but will be coming in the near future.
There are no plans to enable Vulkan API support. The launch version should support Ubuntu. But as it currently stands, there will be no day one Vulkan support.

So Ancient Frontier is a sci-fi turn-based strategy. The games RPG elements set players off on a story-driven single player experience.

Ancient Frontier features two full story driven campaigns. While complete with full voice over, tactical turn-based combat, and RPG elements. Set in the same universe as Fair Weather’s previous title Bladestar. Since player set forth into galactic conflict. All based in the frontier far removed from the comforts of the core systems. Corporations actively war against each other. Raiders pillage and burn easy targets. While the Federation seeks to instill law and order in the midst of it all.

In Ancient Frontier, players will be able to build and command their own fleet of ships to take to the battlefield in tactical turn-based combat that features everything from ship specific abilities to unique story-driven objectives. After a successful battle, players can upgrade their ships by using resources to unlock new technology via the tech tree. In addition, ships will gain experience and become more powerful as they level up. Be cautious, however. A ship lost in battle is forever gone to the endless vacuum of space. All set to release on Windows, then Linux and Mac.

Ancient Frontier Teaser:

Ancient Frontier Features:

  • Two fully-fledged campaigns with fully voiced dialogue.
  • Dynamic initiative based turn based combat.
  • RPG elements including experience progression for ships.
  • Permadeath – once a ship is gone, it’s gone.
  • Fleet management – choose which ships to take into battle.
  • Over 35 unique ships to command.
  • Customize your playstyle by unlocking technologies in an extensive Tech Tree.
  • Two major factions and three sub-factions.
  • Large, detailed space maps to fight across.
  • Resource management – scavenge for resources and spend them to upgrade and obtain new ships and upgrades.
  • Dozens of different weapon systems and abilities to control.

So players will have access to over 35 unique ships to build their fleet. And two fully-fledged story-driven campaigns to play through. Featuring the games main quests and optional side missions. Since Ancient Frontier is set to launch on Steam on September 21st, 2017 for Windows. Yet the confirm Linux and Mac will follow. Since that release date is not yet specified.