GamersGate Summer Sale: Week 1

Do not put away your wallets just yet.  GamersGate has launches its own Summer Sale with the focus of Week 1 being on the RPG genre.  Notable titles include: Mass Effect 3 for $29.98, Titan Quest Gold for $3.99 and Dragon Age Origins Ultimate Edition coming in at $14.98.  If you are not familiar with how GamersGate works, read up on their business practices in the FAQ.  You can also check out our interview with GamersGate CEO, Theodore Bergquist.  Our friends in the UK can get these deals here.

Content Release Schedule

We enjoy bringing you original interviews, features and reviews from every corner of PC gaming  We wanted to give you an idea of what to expect from us over the next few weeks.  TPG has a lot of great stuff brewing in her laboratories so stay tuned.  Of course, this card is subject to change at the promoter’s discretion.  See the entire list below.

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TPG Cast Episode 8: Indie Gaming With RockLeeSmile

Adam Ames and Phil Cordaro chat with Nick Reineke creator of the YouTube Channel, Indie Impressions.  Nick talks about the motivation for covering indie titles, his thoughts on the indie scene and his seven year tenure at GameStop.   Later on, Adam gets Nick to speak about the self promotion and marketing for Indie Impressions.  Sparked by GameSpot, Phil then goes off on a fiery rant for everything retail.  Finally, Nick talks about his time modding the crazy platformer, Super Meat Boy.

Download direct via Dropbox or listen on YouTube.

Running Time: 1 hour, 17 minutes

TPG Freebie: Super Adventure Pals

From CoruptedGameStudio comes the adorable and addictive browser-based action RPG, Super Adventure Pals.   Be prepared for 75 levels, 4 boss fights and countless NPCs spanning over 3 themed cities.  You can play Super Adventure Pals via Armor Games free of charge.  If you want to know what you are getting into beforehand, check out the official trailer here.

TPG Cast Episode 7: Overrated PC Games With ThePCElitist

Woodsie and Sheppard from the YouTube Channel, ThePCElitist, speak their mind with Adam and Phil by disagreeing with critically acclaimed PC games.   The guys also chime in on their favorite broken PC games.  Also, Sheppard introduces Adam and Phil to the, “Goonie Rule”.  Meanwhile, Adam finally finds a friend in the PC gaming sports world.   Towards the end, things get a little cheesy as Phil defends the integrity of Kraft Singles while Adam goes on about a world where TPG is sponsored by Tillamook.

You can download direct via Dropbox or listen on YouTube.

Running Time: 1 hour, 21 minutes.

IGB Presents The Recession Bundle

Indie Game Bundles has released their newest project, The Recession Bundle.  The goal of this bundle is to get the spotlight on lesser known developers while helping a worthy cause.  Games included are: The Cat and The Coup Dubloonl, Mighty Jill Off, Action Fist, Vidiot Game and Neverball.  The charity involved is SOS Children’s Village Croatia which provides food, shelter and education for over 250 children.

TPG Second Look: Hard Reset

By Stuart Young

Robots – they’re right up there with zombies and nazis when it comes to the most popular videogame cannon fodder. But what is it that makes them so ubiquitous? Is it the simple guilt-free pleasure that comes shooting a robot? The fact that they’re liable to expire in a magnificent explosion and a shower of sparks? There’s a bit of all of these factors being channelled into Hard Reset, a cyberpunk-styled retro FPS from Polish indie studio Flying Wild Hog, a game where you shoot nothing but robots – until, of course they explode. Yet it’s almost as satisfying the thousandth (not an exaggeration) time as it is the first.

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Max Payne 3 PC Review

By Mike Bezek

It has been ten long years since we have seen an installment in Remedy’s (now developed by Rockstar) neo noir opus: Max Payne. It is known for a violent, yet sophisticated storytelling which resonated with many PC gamers.  But for reasons unbeknownst to this writer, the story has shifted to a South American political wasteland where none of the comforts of the previous experiences seem to be present. While the smooth gameplay, superb audio presentation, and beautiful graphics are all accounted for, the soul of Max is all but gone.

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GTA IV iCEnhancer 2.1 Now Avaliable

For those of you who have a nice rig and the itch to mod GTA IV, iCEnhancer 2.1 is now available for download.  This update offers support for the Steam version and you no longer need to downgrade the official patch in order to install.  You can check out iCEnhancer 2.1 in action via YouTube.  If you are in need of support, hit up the official forums.

A Virus Named TOM Set To Infect August 1st

Misfits Attic has announced an official release date for their charming indie puzzler, A Virus Named TOM.  On August 1st, computers throughout the gaming world will be put on alert as TOM begins to spread.  The last beta trailer has also been released which gives you a sneak peak at what you can expect.  You can also read up on what Omar thought of his run with the beta a few months ago.

A Virus Named TOM will be available via Desura, Steam and the official site.