Follow us on:

Posts tagged idol-minds

PSN ragdoll injury sim Pain returning as free-to-play game

Idol Minds' ragdoll-abusing action game Pain will return to the PlayStation Network as a free-to-play title, Sony Brazil revealed this week. The revised version of Pain is developed by Argentinian studio QB9, which Sony recently recruited as part of its Latin American indie incubation program. F...

Continue Reading

PS3, Vita dungeon crawler Warrior's Lair canceled

Warrior's Lair, one of the first games announced for the Vita, is officially canned. Sony Computer Entertainment confirmed to IGN the PS3 and Vita cross-play action-RPG, first unveiled as Ruin back at E3 2011, is no longer in development. The news comes just over a year after rumors arose of the...

Continue Reading

Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault launches for PS Vita next week

The once-delayed PlayStation Vita version of Insomniac's hybrid tower defense-action game Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault will launch next week as a downloadable PlayStation Network title in North America and Europe. Full Frontal Assault was originally released as a retail and downloa...

Continue Reading

PS3/Vita title Warrior's Lair not canceled, says Sony

Sony acknowledged in a matter-of-fact response the cross-platform PS3/Vita title Warrior's Lair -- previously known as Ruin -- has not been canceled. We followed up with the publisher last week after forum murmurings (some since deleted) claimed the game had been canned and over half the staff at d...

Continue Reading

PS3 / Vita RPG 'Ruin' now called 'Warrior's Lair'

Update your files, adventurers. Developer Idol Minds' hack-and-slash RPG, Ruin, which allows you to share save files and play between PS3 and PS Vita, now has a new name ... and it's about as generic as the previous one. It's called Warrior's Lair now. We don't know when we'll get to play Warr...

Continue Reading

Ruin preview: Hack and social

Perhaps the PS Vita game with the highest profile after Sony's E3 press event is the working-titled Ruin, a hack-and-slash Torchlight-style RPG with some interesting social features. Developer Idol Minds (Pain) showed off the title during the event right after the PS Vita's official introduction,...

Continue Reading

PSA: Pain adds 'Hurt Falls,' a free level sponsored by Axe

If you haven't fired up Pain in a grip, you might want to do so post-haste -- the game was discretely patched with a free, Axe-sponsored new level, "Pain Falls," earlier this month. Sony only just announced the new content to fans in an email bulletin, which we've posted after the jump....

Continue Reading

Rumor: PAIN developer Idol Minds lays off more than half of staff

Idol Minds, known best for the PS3 downloadable game PAIN, has laid off more than half of its staff, according to a report by Kotaku. The original team of 46 has been reduced to a mere 20 through a series of layoffs, the latest of which affected seventeen developers. Kotaku's sources point to budg...

Continue Reading

Joystiq hands-on: PAIN's Sore Spots (now with Daxter!)

PAIN has come a long way since launching with just one level, two characters, and no online multiplayer. It's managed to rank at the top of PSN downloads through a consistent stream of content add-ons, which -- you guessed it -- have added new levels, new characters, and online multiplayer. We got...

Continue Reading

Upcoming PAIN expansion features wedgies, aliens and Trophies

Looks like PSN's #1 game of 2008 is getting yet another expansion. The next expansion, "Sore Spots," will add two environments: the Morningwood High School gymnasium and the alien-infested Area 69. The expansions will also introduce a few new modes, such as the "Fun With Explosives" inspired "PAIN ...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW