Nidhogg, the weird, spectacular fencing game from Mark "Messhof" Essen, is finally ours. After years being exhibited--and refined--at game tournaments and other public events, the dueling simulator is now available from Steam for $12.
Marked by its lurid but exquisitely-animated art style, Nidhogg pits two fencers in a frenetic, swashbuckling duel. The victor wins the right to be eaten alive by the titular Norse worm-god. Local and online multiplayer modes are included, as is the soundtrack, by Daedalus.
At Venus Patrol, Brandon Boyer talks to Messhof about the game's unusual gestation.
The Ataribox, announced after Nintendo scored surprise hits with its popular NES and SNES classic consoles, is going to be called “Atari VCS” instead — the same name as Atari’s original, way back in 1977. The company is showing off the Atari VCS, Classic Joystick, and Modern Controller prototypes to the press this week at […]
Elite was the original 3D space-trading game, spinning a vast universe to explore from a few lines of code, birthing a series that’s still going strong. It famously came boxed with a novella by Rob Holdstock to give literary life to its procecurally-generated expanse, but did you know there was also Elite: The Musical? By […]
On the crowdfunding site Massdrop, board-game fan Cassidy Williams is taking preorders for a $160 Scrabble-themed mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX Brown switches (if you've got a mechanical keyboard kicking around that you'd like to convert, you can get the $47 keycap set instead).
Contrary to what you might think, you don’t need to be a scientist or programming prodigy to create robots and DIY electronics. Thanks to the Arduino platform, anyone can get their feet wet building wearables, R/C robots, and the like, provided they have some basic training. The Pay What You Want: 2018 Arduino Enthusiast E-Book Bundle nets […]
Companies are always looking for creative ways to reach their audiences, and oftentimes, this involves designers whipping up stunning images and photos to make the connection happen. As such, having an understanding of the industry’s leading design tools can take you far if you’re on the job hunt. The Graphic Design Certification School will familiarize you with […]
The Nintendo Switch is king when it comes to gaming on the go, but it’s tough to lose yourself in Zelda: Breath of the Wild or Skyrim if your battery dies out. That’s where this Nintendo Switch Battery Charger Case comes into play. Built exclusively for Nintendo Switch, this pack allows for uninterrupted charging while you play, […]