The latest iteration in the venerable Forza series is now available to download from the Windows Store here.
Celebrate with the launch trailer
The next game from the developers of Bastion and Transistor comes out on July 25th.
Pyre is a party-based RPG in which you lead a band of exiles to freedom through ancient competitions spread across a vast, mystical purgatory. Who shall return to glory, and who shall remain in exile to the end of their days?
Find out more about the game in this blog post by the team.
Some screenshots of the game.
When Dino Patti the co-founder of Playdead left the studio some of us wondered where he was heading to next. He has just annouced the founding of a new independent studio Jumpship located in the UK. They are currently working on their debut title Somerville.
It has been described as
A Sci-Fi Action Adventure that chronicles the lives of key individuals in the wake of a global catastrophe.
While no platforms or details other than that have been announced it would be safe to assume that the game would come to Windows at some time in the future.
This is a short teaser trailer for the game. You can find more details about the game and the new studio here
If your a fan of the walking simulator genre of games like Gone Home, Firewatch, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter etc and interesting new entry in the genre What Remains of Edith Finch is now out on Steam.
From the games official description
What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of strange tales about a family in Washington state. As Edith, you’ll explore the colossal Finch house, searching for stories as she explores her family history and tries to figure out why she’s the last one in her family left alive.
Get it from the Steam Store here
Nylas N1 was a slick open source desktop email client that we had covered almost a year back. In the interim however it went through a change in it’s business model to become a subscription based pro only email app. However having gone a change of heart the app is now back with a free version with several of it’s pro only features brought over to the free version which is now just called as Nylas Mail. You can read more details about this release here.
Netflix for Windows 10 just got an awesome update that adds the option to downloads some of it’s shows and movies offline. This is great news for those who are reliant on the service but don’t have the most realiable internet connections. The only caveat is that not all content in it’s library has the offline download option. Most of Netflix’s own shows do have the option so that a good thing.
Download it from the link here
A new Hearthstone expansion Journey to Un’Goro comes out on April 6th. You can get more details about it from the link here.
The announcement by Blizzard
The most momentous scientific expedition in Hearthstone history is about to commence: the Journey to Un’Goro begins on April 6! Un’Goro Crater is a wondrous—yet dangerous—locale brimming with voracious vegetation, powerful elementals, gigantic primordial dinosaurs, and ancient mysteries waiting to be unraveled. You’ve been selected to join the expedition, and there’s still a little time left to prepare for the trip!
If you use the awesome trakt.tv site to track TV shows that you watch then this app is perfect for you. There is a decent selection of apps to choose from when it comes to apps that sync with your Trakt.tv account but this TV Show Tracker UWP is the best.
It presents your TV shows in easy to access and intuitive manner. The other strong feature is how reliably it works with syncing your data with your Trakt.tv account. Since UWP app it works beautifully across your desktop and mobile devices. We tried all of the different apps that were available across the store and for a free offering this one comes out on top. Get the app from the link here
If you have ever wanted to set a moving wallpaper or a video as your desktop background, like you could in some previous versions of Windows an app called Wallpaper Engine is the perfect app for you. It supports your own videos as well as a host of other community created animations and videos. Overall it works perfectly well and it is very light on resources.
If you are looking to spice up your desktop Wallpaper Engine is the perfect app for you. It is available for about $4 on Steam.
Use stunning live wallpapers on your desktop. Animate your own images to create new wallpapers or import videos/websites and share them on Steam Workshop!