Threes browser game will ensure you get absolutely no work done

Attention hungry iOS Threes addicts and sad Android users: You, too, can play Threes all day long with the browser game, designed specifically for those who want to spend hours avoiding actual work (or those who forgot their spectacles at home). Seriously, open this game only if you’re OK with...

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Total War: Rome 2 DLC adds scorpion bombs, angry dogs

Thanks to the Beasts of War DLC pack for historical strategy hit Total War: Rome 2, now you too can cry ‘Havoc!’ and let slip the dogs of war – alongside the elephants of war, bees of war, camels of war, snakes of war and scorpions of war.

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Now Playing: February 17-23, 2014

Use lightning-fast moves to mow down enemies this week with Strider…

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Battlefield 4 Second Assault out now for Premium members

The Second Assault DLC for Battlefield 4 is now available on PC via Origin as well as PS4 and PS3 for Premium members, and should arrive tomorrow on Xbox 360. The DLC first launched with the game on Xbox One, and is free with the $50 Premium service. Second Assault...

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Assassin’s Creed 4 ‘Freedom Cry’ standalone sets sail on PS3, PS4 today

Today marks the standalone debut of , a tale set adjacent to the events of , and starring Edward Kenway’s first mate, Adewale. Freedom Cry sees Adewale shipwrecked on Haiti, without supplies or a ship full of surly pirates backing his every murderous action. Instead, Adewale must form his own...

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Humble Indie Bundle 11: Guacamelee, The Swapper, Antichamber and more

There’s a very tempting collection on sale over at Humble Bundle right now. Humble Indie Bundle 11 tosses together four indie treasures: Guacamelee, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and The Swapper. Pay more than the average and you’ll also get Antichamber and Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine....

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NASCAR 14 developer lays off 12, cites ‘restructuring’

Eutechnyx, the British developer behind NASCAR ’14, has dismissed a dozen employees, according to a report by Develop. As Develop points out, this is the second such round of layoffs to hit Eutechnyx in the last 12 months. In June, “about 10” people were released across a number of different...

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Joystiq Streams: Forward into the Titanfall PC beta [Relive the stream!]

Into the valley of death rode the 600! Actually just the six. Titanfall is still a few weeks away from release but the Joystiq Troopers are amongst the many honing their skills in the Xbox One and PC betas currently underway. Last Thursday, Joystiq Streams brought you a look at...

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Grow your own crew in FTL: Advanced Edition’s Clone Bay

FTL: Advanced Edition is due to launch as a free expansion on PC, Mac and Linux, and as a standalone game on iPad this year. Developer Subset Games has revealed some new systems for the expansion, which also boasts new alien races, equipment and an additional sector to explore. Ships...

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Windborne adventure and Starwhal fencing flip to Steam Early Access

Both Starwhal: Just the Tip and Windborne recently landed on Steam’s Early Access service yesterday. Windborne, a sandbox adventure game from Counter Stike: GO and Defense Grid 2 developer Hidden Path Entertainment, is 20 percent off ($23.99) on the service until February 24. Starwhal, the narwhal fencing game set in...

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