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Transistor makes a great first impression. Its combat dances between familiar isometric action and turn-based tactics without missing a beat. The story radiates mystery and political intrigue, blended with a touch of romance. And all of it takes place in a world that somehow manages to marry the dreary neon of Blade Runner with the bohemian allure of...

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Bastion senior programmer leaves Supergiant Games for Oculus

Oculus VR continues to snap up talent from other games industry fixtures, as Supergiant Games loses senior programmer Chris Jurney. "I'm joining @Oculus at the end of the month to help make VR awesome," Jurney wrote in a brief Twitter announcement. As senior programmer at Supergiant Games, Jurney's...

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Joystiq Streams: Transistor with Supergiant and a Steam giveaway [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Supergiant Games are builders. Back when the studio first formed up, Bastion was born as a game about cartography, discovering and building space as you stepped through it. Transistor, its latest for PC and PlayStation 4, may not share Bastion's literal take on building a world, but it does...

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Joystiq Weekly: Amplitude is funded, Wolfenstein review, video previews and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Amplitude fans just discovered a new favorite month of the...

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Metareview: Transistor

Red has red hair The Transistor is blue We decree 3.5 stars Go read our review Yes, Transistor is now out for PC and PS4, and that means it's time to see what everyone thinks. While we found that Supergiant Games' futuristic, not-quite-cyberpunk adventure "makes a great first impression," it...

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PSN Tuesday: Transistor, Wolfenstein on PS4

Happy Tuesday, everyone! The PSN Store update packs a punch this week, with Transistor and Wolfenstein: The New Order out on PS4, and Destiny up for pre-order on PS4 and PS3. Wolfenstein is also available on PS3, along with Drakengard 3 and it's collector's edition, Mugen Souls Z and R-Type...

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Transistor review: Functions and form

Transistor makes a great first impression. Its combat dances between familiar isometric action and turn-based tactics without missing a beat. The story radiates mystery and political intrigue, blended with a touch of romance. And all of it takes place in a world that somehow manages to marry the...

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Transistor launch trailer lines up foes ahead of PS4 debut

This trailer for Supergiant Games' Transistor takes account of the game's enemies. The lovely, colorful adventure, which features a blue talking sword, launches next Tuesday, May 20 for PS4 and PC....

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Transistor pre-orders, soundtrack now available

Good news for anyone who's been furiously clutching a wad of crumpled dollars in anxious anticipation of Supergiant Games' upcoming Transistor: The studio will now accept your money for either a pre-order of Transistor, a copy of the game's soundtrack or both. For those unaware, Transistor is...

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Joystiq Weekly: PAX East, The Last Of Us: Remastered, Super Smash Bros. and more

This week's reveal of Charizard in Super Smash Bros.' roster is a bit of a blow to our argument that Squirtle is the best starter from Pokemon Red/Blue. Yes, both pocket monsters were in the Pokemon Trainer's arsenal in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, but Charizard flying solo is a whole different level...

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Bastion dev's Transistor connects with PS4, PC next month

Sci-fi action RPG Transistor is charging onto PlayStation 4 and PC next month on May 20, priced at $20 in North America and £15/19 euros across the ocean. If you can't wait to try out the next offering from Bastion joint Supergiant Games, the good news is the game is playable at this...

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