Steam Family Sharing exits beta, now available to all

Following January’s official release of Steam Family Options, Valve Software has removed Steam Family Sharing from its long beta test and made it available to all Steam users. As its name suggests, Steam Family Sharing allows those with blood ties (or those willing to lie about blood ties) to freely...

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Ghoulish MOBA Dead Island: Epidemic enters beta testing

Publisher Deep Silver has begun beta testing the free-to-play Dead Island: Epidemic, and it needs your help putting the zombies through their shambling paces. As its name would suggest, Dead Island: Epidemic is a spin-off of Techland’s Dead Island franchise. Instead of a first-person action game, Epidemic drops players into...

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Report: Razer unveils cloud save support for PC games

Gaming peripheral maker Razer has added a new feature to its GameBooster software suite that allows users to store their PC game saves in the cloud, according to IGN. While still in beta, Razer’s Save Game Manager supports “over 2,000 existing PC titles,” while also allowing players to manually add...

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Starbreeze: Payday 2 DLC plans expanded, Brothers ‘finally’ making money

Starbreeze CEO Bo Andersson-Klint announced plans to expand DLC offerings for the developer’s multiplayer co-op FPS Payday 2, citing a financial turnaround in a recent earnings report. “To put the past six months in perspective, I would like to highlight that Starbreeze historically, from 1998 to June 2013, accumulated a...

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No murder, mo problems in BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Ep. 2’s ‘1998 mode’

BioShock Infinite‘s next DLC offering, Burial at Sea – Episode 2, encourages players to step out of their comfort zone and rely solely on non-lethal tactics in 1998 mode. Avoiding mass murder in a BioShock game? That’s just … weird. Irrational Games says 1998 mode was borne from the testing...

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PSA: Shadowrun: Dragonfall arrives today

Better late than never, developer Harebrained Schemes has released the Dragonfall expansion for Shadowrun Returns, bringing the cyberpunk roleplaying game from the dark streets of cyberpunk Seattle to the likewise gloomy streets of cyberpunk Berlin. Along with the new setting comes a new plot, focusing on the titular “Dragonfall,” a...

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Co-op choose-your-own-adventure game The Yawhg hits Steam

The Yawhg tells a randomized story every time you (and your friends) sit down to play, a story that begins with the evil Yawhg coming to ransack your town and ends in more than 50 different ways for each character. It’s a choose-your-own-adventure game steeped in humor, magic and horrible...

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Prepare to buy: Dark Souls 2 Collector’s Edition detailed in new trailer

Bandai Namco takes the wraps off its Dark Souls 2 Collector’s Edition in the new trailer above, giving players a closer look at the $120 package’s featured bonus material prior to its release next month. The Collector’s Edition includes the Black Armor Edition of Dark Souls 2, which bundles the...

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Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 2 trailer is ready to take ’em [update: PSN, PC next week]

Update 2: Telltale sends us word that Windows PC/Mac is also confirmed for March 4, in addition to PS3 in North America. Dates for the PS3 in Europe, Xbox 360, iOS “will be confirmed shortly.” Update: Sony says Episode 2 hits PSN for PS3 in North America next week on...

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DC’s Infinite Crisis begins battle in beta this March

Infinite Crisis, developer Turbine’s take on the multiplayer online battle arena genre featuring heroes and villains from the DC Universe, will launch its open beta on March 14. Turbine announced the upcoming PC title’s open beta start date at an event yesterday, alongside reveals of three new characters: Green Arrow,...

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