Half-Life 2 Mod Minerva Launches On Steam (video)

Originally released back in 2007 the Half-Life 2 Mod Minerva created by Adam Foster, enabled Adam to land a job at Valve, and has now been updated ready for its launch on Steam.

The Half-Life 2 Mod Minerva mod will be arriving in steam late morning in the west coast timezone (PDT) which is eight hours behind the UK.

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Ouya Console Developers Unveiled Exclusive Game Soul Fjord (video)

Kim Swift and the team at Airtight Games has this week unveiled a new game they have developed exclusively for the new Ouya console, called Soul Fjord.

Soul Fjord for the Ouya console is still currently in the final stages of development, bu Airtight Games have released a couple of trailer to whet your appetite and provide you with a glimpse at what you can expect from the new release once its officially launched. Watch the trailers after the jump to see it in action.

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Angry Birds Friends Coming To iOS And Android May 2nd

Rovio Mobile has announced that they will be launching a new version of their popular Angry Birds game, the latest version is called Angry Birds Friends and it will launch on Apple’s iOS platform and Google’s Android platform.

Angry Birds Friends will be available for both Android and iOS from this Thursday the 2nd of May, and the game will add social aspects to the original Angry Birds game.

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Monaco Recoups Indie Fund Investment An Hour Before Launch

Monaco, basically Ocean’s Eleven in indie video game form in case the name is unfamiliar, has already recouped the $100,000 investment which allowed it to exist in the first place. Investors Indie Fund, including the likes of Braid creator Jonathan Blow have a history of backing games that make their money back quickly after launch, having helped bring Antichamber, Dear Esther and more to the market. A Humble Store pre-order promotion helped Monaco make it even faster.

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Sony’s Big Indie Push For PS4 & PS Vita Is Paying Off

Steam and the App Store as well as XBLA before them might have put indie games on the map, but it’s now the tiny studios and independent developers who are making platforms, not the other way around. Nintendo seems to have realized this by dropping the vast majority of its requirements for indies to get onto Wii U, but it’s Sony who is receiving most praise from indies for its forthright submission process and communication with developers.

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Sorry PS Vita, No Monster Hunter For You

Capcom’s Monster Hunter was available on the PSP, so many just assumed that it would eventually make its way onto the PS Vita. But sadly it looks like PS Vita owners are out of luck. Unless you want Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, which is basically a PSP port, but Vita owners were no doubt hoping for something a little more exclusive.
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Star Command Launches On iOS This Thursday (video)

Just over a year ago we featured the new Star Command game which was still in its earlier stages of development, but provided enough of a glimpse to show that it was going to be something a little different.

If like me, you have been patiently waiting for its launch, iOS device owners will be plead to learn that the Star Command IOS game will be launching this Thursday on May 2nd. Check out the launch trailer for Star Command after the jump.

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EVE Online TV Series Based On Player Stories Launching (video)

CCP Games the creators of the massive EVE Online universe, has this week announced that a new EVE Online TV Series will be launching with stories based on players in game stories.

The new EVE Online TV series will take its inspiration from the millions of people who have left their mark on the EVE Universe via stories submitted to the website.

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Eve Online EVR Oculus Rift Trailer Released (video)

If you are looking forward to gaming using the new Oculus Rift virtual reality gaming headset, you might be interested in a new trailer which has been released this week for Eve Online EVR.

Eve Online EVR has been developed in Unity for the Oculus Rift, and has been created by CCP Games, the developer behind Eve Online and Dust 514.

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Skryim Legendary Edition Launches In June

Bethesda the creators of the awesome Skyrim game which has now come to the end of its development cycle, has announced the launch of whats probably the final version of the Skyrim game in the form of the Skryim Legendary Edition.

The Skryim Legendary Edition has been rumoured for some time and will be launching in June for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, and will cost $60 and offers the complete Skyrim collection.

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