3D Realms Announces Kingpin Reloaded

3D Realms has announced the return and upgrade of the 1999 classic FPS, Kingpin. Alas, for while the upgrades are promising, the specter of the Ion Fury controversy ever looms over this game’s release. Continue reading “3D Realms Announces Kingpin Reloaded”

Ion Fury Cheats Arrive With A Soy Soap Bottle Mod

Ion Fury Soy

3D Realms and Voidpoint really screwed the pooch with Ion Fury. All they had to do was deliver a retro-made first-person shooter on the Build Engine; slap a price tag on it and sell it. That’s all they had to do. Yet the whole thing turned into a dog and pony crap-show, which resulted in the game getting censored, a moderator censoring the forums and proclaiming he “hated gamers!” on social media, followed by reviews getting flagged and banned. Ion Fury basically died in the water before it even made it ashore. Funnily enough, along with the emergence of some cheats for the game, there’s also a neat little mod that features a bottle of soap that best describes the corporate atmosphere at 3D Realms and Voidpoint. Continue reading “Ion Fury Cheats Arrive With A Soy Soap Bottle Mod”

Some Negative Ion Fury Steam Reviews Are Being Flagged And Removed

Ion Fury Censorship

Some users have reported that in addition to 3D Realms and Voidpoint banning discussion of Ion Fury’s censorship that was instituted due to coercion from ResetEra, they are also flagging and banning some negative reviews of the game. Continue reading “Some Negative Ion Fury Steam Reviews Are Being Flagged And Removed”

Ion Fury Steam Forums Censored From Discussing Censorship, Moderator Says He Hates Gamers

Ion Fury Censored

The best way to kill your own community is to censor your community, and then tell your community that you hate them, and then prevent your community from discussing that bit of information. That’s exactly what’s happening right now in the Ion Fury Steam community, where the forums are being locked and deleted, and dissenters are being banned from participating in the community. Continue reading “Ion Fury Steam Forums Censored From Discussing Censorship, Moderator Says He Hates Gamers”

Ion Maiden Gets Renamed To Ion Fury And Will Release August 15th On PC

Ion Fury Release Date

Voidpoint Interactive and 3D Realms ended up getting blindsided this past spring by a lawsuit from the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. The lawsuit alleged that the upcoming retro-styled FPS title was infringing on the Iron Maiden property. Well, after some retooling and reconvening, it appears as if Ion Maiden will not become known as Ion Fury, and it will launch on August 15th for PC next month. Continue reading “Ion Maiden Gets Renamed To Ion Fury And Will Release August 15th On PC”

3D Realms Respond To Iron Maiden Trademark Lawsuit Against Ion Maiden Game

Ion Maiden

3D Realms issued a statement about a trademark lawsuit that was filed by the rock band Iron Maiden over the game Ion Maiden, which they claimed allegedly infringing on a number of items. The rock band is asking for $2 million in compensation. Continue reading “3D Realms Respond To Iron Maiden Trademark Lawsuit Against Ion Maiden Game”

Wrath: Aeon of Ruin Video Showcases 20 Minutes Of Quake-Inspired Gameplay

Wrath Aeon of Fury

3D Realms, 1C Entertainment and Killpixel Games’ Wrath: Aeon of Ruin blasted onto the scene back in early March of this year. The game is still heavy in development in preparation for its release on home consoles and PC this summer. There was some additional pre-alpha footage that was let loose during this year’s PAX East for anyone who may have missed it, there’s a video up and available courtesy of 3D Realms to give gamers a look at 22 minutes worth of gameplay. Continue reading “Wrath: Aeon of Ruin Video Showcases 20 Minutes Of Quake-Inspired Gameplay”

Wrath: Aeon Of Ruin, Retro Quake-Style FPS Heads To Switch, PS4, Xbox, Steam This Summer

Wrath Aeon of Ruin

3D Realms and Killpixel’s latest game is Wrath: Aeon of Ruin. The Upcoming first-person shooter is due for release on the Steam store for PC at some point this summer, along with releases on the Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Continue reading “Wrath: Aeon Of Ruin, Retro Quake-Style FPS Heads To Switch, PS4, Xbox, Steam This Summer”

Ion Maiden Heads To Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch In 2019

Ion Maiden Nintendo Switch

1C Entertainment announced that they will be collaborating with 3D Realms to bring Ion Maiden to the Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch during the second quarter of 2019. Continue reading “Ion Maiden Heads To Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch In 2019”

Graveball Combines Football And Basketball With Gory Brawls

Graveball

3D Realms and Goin’ Yumbo announced that they have a new game in the works called Graveball, which is due for release on July 31st, 2018 later this year for PC. The game is a mixture of action-sports and gore, not unlike the old Mutant League Football or Mutant League Hockey from back in the 1990s. Continue reading “Graveball Combines Football And Basketball With Gory Brawls”

Ion Maiden Revives Duke Nukem 3D’s Engine For A 1990’s FPS Retro Romp

Ion Maiden Early Access

Voidpoint and 3D Realms announced that Ion Maiden is currently in Early Access on Steam. The game is built on the Build Engine, which was made famous for Duke Nukem 3D, Blood and Shadow Warrior, the edgy FPS games that helped define the late 1990s and give royal middle-fingers to the Puritans, the Christian Conservatives, the moral arbiters, and the tone-policing censorship enthusiasts. Continue reading “Ion Maiden Revives Duke Nukem 3D’s Engine For A 1990’s FPS Retro Romp”

Wacky Wheels HD Available For Purchase From Itch.io

The classic 1994 2D racing game from Apogee Software has been remade in HD for a new audience courtesy of Ferocity 2D. Wacky Wheels HD is currently available for purchase via digital download from itch.io. Continue reading “Wacky Wheels HD Available For Purchase From Itch.io”

Rad Rodgers Enters Steam Early Access Coming Soon Page

Looking back in early October, to be specific October 6th, publisher 3D Realms and developer Interceptor Entertainment managed to get their game Rad Rodgers through Kickstarter. As of now the two have their game up on Steam Early Access’ Coming Soon page, which means the PC game is shaping up to come out near the end of this year or sometime early next year. Continue reading “Rad Rodgers Enters Steam Early Access Coming Soon Page”