Iceberg Interactive has announced the forthcoming release of a 2.5D survival platform action game called Dark Matter. It's coming to Mac, Windows and Linux simultaneously when it's released via Steam in mid-October.
Beamdog, Atari and Overhaul Games have announced that preorders are now being accepted for the forthcoming Mac and Windows version of Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition. The game is coming on November 15, 2013 and costs $24.95.
The first official NASCAR-licensed game made it to the App Store this week with the release of Eutechnyx's NASCAR: Redline, a "strategy racing" game that puts you in control of a NASCAR driver and crew.
31x Limited has announced the release of Transport Tycoon, the first mobile version of the classic PC game. The game's been completely redesigned for the mobile experience, though it retains many of the classic elements that made Transport Tycoon such a beloved hit.
Feral Interactive announced Thursday plans to release a Mac version of Sega Superstars Tennis on October 17, 2013. The game will be available for $14.99 through download services including the Mac App Store, Feral's web site and elsewhere.
Surgeon Simulator, the wacky (and very, very difficult) sim game for PC and Mac, may be headed to iPad. That's the word from Bossa Studios, the game's developer, who showed off a prototype version of the game to the press at Eurogamer Expo, according to Joystiq.
Sega has announced plans to launch The Cave for iOS on Thursday. The game was created by Ron Gilbert, a veteran game designer who made the first two Monkey Island games, Maniac Mansion and other hit games. It'll be $4.99.
It's been a busy week for Valve, the game developer behind the popular Steam game download service. They started out this week by announcing SteamOS, a dedicated gaming operating system; they followed it up by announcing Steam Machines, their long-awaited foray into hardware boxes designed to work in the living room, and they're capping it off with Steam Controller, a gamepad especially designed for Steam games.