PixelJunk Raiders is the next exclusive coming to Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service. The title, a third-person roguelite that sees you battle through procedurally generated alien environments, will release on the Stadia platform on March 1st. It’ll sell for $19.99 (€19.99), and it will be included free with a Stadia Pro subscription. An announcement trailer bills PixelJunk Raiders as “Only on Stadia,” suggesting this isn’t a timed exclusive like Crayta . The announcement notes that PixelJunk Raiders supports Stadia’s State Share feature, which has previously been used with the Hitman games to let players to share specific parts of missions with one another. In PixelJunk Raiders , the feature allows your “placed turrets, traps and gadgets to impact other players’ worlds.” The release of PixelJunk Raiders comes exactly a month after Google announced its decision to shutter its in-house game development studios , a division of multiple teams tasked with … [Read more...] about Stadia’s next exclusive is PixelJunk Raiders, releasing March 1st
It's one of the most famous origin stories in literary history. One summer night in 1816 in Geneva, Lord Byron hosted a gathering of his fellow Romantics, including Percy Shelley and his lover (soon-to-be wife), Mary Godwin. The incessant rain confined the party indoors for days at a time, and one night, over dinner at the Villa Diodati, Byron propose that everyone write a ghost story to amuse themselves. The result was Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein , the classic Gothic horror tale of a mad scientist who creates a monster—arguably the first science fiction novel. That fateful summer is the subject of A Nightmare Wakes , the first feature film from writer/director Nora Unkel. It's been portrayed before, most recently in a 2020 episode of Doctor Who , but Unkel's film delves particularly into Mary Shelley's inner state of mind and the process of creation, as the world of her imagination begins to bleed into her reality. Per the official premise: "While composing her … [Read more...] about Creator or Creature?