What we missed: more ‘0x10c’ gameplay, ‘Dead Island: Riptide’ story, and more

Since our staff is responsible for covering pretty much everything related to the video game industry on a daily basis, it can be tough to post all the stories we think our readers would like to see. Videos go unwatched, new release dates are missed and silly quotes just float away without ever being heard. So, instead of ignoring the news that slipped through the cracks each week, we decided to put it all in one convenient place!

This week, we got a glimpse at the Tomb Raider box art, learn of a particular ultra-popular South Korean pop song making its way into Dance Central 3, and find out more about what will be happening with Dead Island: Riptide.

Official box art for ‘Tomb Raider

It’s not really anything surprising, but at least you know that when they finalize box art the game is on its way to being released.

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” coming to ‘Dance Central 3′

It’s almost impossible for you to not have heard this song at some point in the last two months, and it looks like Harmonix will be capitalizing on it by including the game in some Dance Central 3 DLC, complete with that absurd dance. Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” will also be making an apperance.

Notch’s ‘0x10c’ multiplayer shown off in video

Minecraft developer Notch has already stated that his upcoming space adventure/survival/Minecraft-esque thing 0x10c will be getting some multiplayer, and now he’s officially released some test footage of the feature in action! Keep in mind this is still super early in the game’s development cycle.

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‘Dead Island: Riptide’ gets new character, and darker story

The basic plot of the Deep Silver/Techland sequel to their popular action/RPGish zombie survival game involves the horrors of the original escaping from the horrors of the island on a helicopter. Unfortunately, because the first game made a good amount of money, the military ship they seek safety on also becomes infected. The developer teased a new character as well, but didn’t offer anything else in that department.

New ‘Remember Me’ concept art

It worked out rather well to avoid most information on Dishonored, so I may be attempting the same thing with the apparently-amazing Remember Me. I don’t know what is going on in this concept art, but it does get me pretty excited for whatever this is supposed to represent in the game.

‘Star Citizen’ surpasses $2 million fundraising goal

Ending on a happy note, it appears that the combined fundraising efforts of Kickstarter and a website for the project have allowed the space sim Star Citizen to reach its goal and get made. Mastermind Chris Roberts has said that the game will provide an immersive experience that the industry has been missing. I might actually get in on this one. Donate here.

Chris has been writing about the industry in some capacity for over 5 years, and loves doing it. When he's not enjoying the latest novelty indie game, he can be found watching movies or telling lame jokes. PSN: SheriffSheridan, Steam: cmichaelsheridan