Richard Costa

Staff Writer

Ape meets keyboard. Hack for hire, recovering academic and RPG enthusiast who started gaming on MSX in the late 80s, then witnessed the glorious 90s on PC.


MTG Arena Open Beta

Magic: The Gathering Arena Open Beta Announced

Wizards of the Coast has announced the open beta phase of Magic: The Gathering Arena. The closed beta phase started on November 3, 2017, and it has gone through many updates,…

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales and Gwent: Homecoming Release Date Set

CD Projekt RED has announced that their new standalone RPG-with-Gwent Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales will be released on October 23, along with the overhaul for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game known as Gwent:…

Return of the Obra Dinn

Return of the Obra Dinn Announced For Fall Release

Lucas Pope released the seminal Papers, Please in 2013, and in 2014 he announced on Twitter that he had started on his next game, “Return of the Obra Dinn, 3D 1st person…

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Insomnia: The Ark Releases September 27, Launch Trailer Unveiled

Insomnia: The Ark began as InSomnia, “an RPG set in a Brutal Dieselpunk Universe” on Kickstarter in July 2014. It successfully raised $92,268 from 3,559 backers, and the game has been…

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CD Projekt RED Shows First Look At Gwent: Homecoming

During the Gwent Challenger #4 tournament this Sunday, CD Projekt RED gave the audience the first chance to see what Gwent: Homecoming will look like. Pawel Burza, the Community Manager…

Earth Defense Force 5

Earth Defense Force 5 Coming West in 2018

After a successful launch in Japan last December, D3 Publisher just announced the release of the U.S. version of PlayStation 4 exclusive Earth Defense Force 5 with a special Deluxe Edition. Both the…

Damnview: Built From Nothing

Confront Capitalism in Sandbox Simulation Damnview: Built From Nothing

Publisher Sindiecate Arts and developer Brainwash Gang have announced a rather peculiar simulation sandbox game that purports to examine Western culture and its system of social classes, and it’s called Damnview: Built…

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

CD Projekt RED Announces Thronebreaker Will Be A Standalone Title

CD Projekt RED had plans to release Gwent: The Witcher Card Game out of beta along with a single-player expansion called Thronebreaker by the end of 2017. Neither came to pass…

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48 Minute Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Trailer Released With Secret Message

Very early in the morning today I found myself awake, and I was having some coffee and browsing when I saw that CD Projekt RED’s Twitch channel was playing Cyberpunk…

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Release Date Announced

Swedish studio The Bearded Ladies and Norwegian publisher Funcom have announced the release date for their tactical RPG adventure Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, available on December 4. The game was…

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