Terraria News

Terraria spin-off Otherworld cancelled three years after it was announced

Terraria spin-off Otherworld cancelled three years after it was announced

"Otherworld simply is never going to reach its potential…"

Terraria spin-off Otherworld has been cancelled three years after it was announced.

Terraria: Otherworld was announced in February 2015 as a spin-off from the hugely popular Terraria series. It was intended to task players with purifying the world of the Corruption by finding and activating purifying towers that push back the spread. The idea was that it would include more strategy and RPG elements, such as a new tower defense mechanic, as well as a skill tree.

A year ago, Terraria owner Re-Logic rebooted Otherworld after dumping Dutch developer Engine Software in favour of Pipeworks, a studio that did Terraria re-write work on console and mobile. This after what sounded like a troubled development.

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At long last, Terraria has a Wii U release date

At long last, Terraria has a Wii U release date

More than five years after its debut.

2D sandbox title Terraria finally has a Wii U launch date. It'll arrive in Europe next month on 24th June, and in North America on 28th June.

Terraria first released in May 2011 for PC, where it built up a solid fanbase as it added features and grew in scope.

It then continued to evolve as it was released for consoles and mobiles: for PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, 3DS, iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Even Linux.

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Double Xbox Games with Gold titles announced for April

Double Xbox Games with Gold titles announced for April

Gears! Terraria! Black Flag! Child of Light! Pool! Army of Two.

Microsoft has confirmed the titles that will make up April's bumper helping of free games on Xbox 360 and Xbox One - if you're an Xbox Live Gold subscriber.

Two titles will be free for Xbox One owners from 1st-31st April: charming Ubisoft platformer Child of Light and shiny ball simulator Pool Nation FX.

Meanwhile, Xbox 360 owners will get shooter prequel Gears of War: Judgment and indie sandbox Terraria between 1st-15th April.

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Terraria's massive console update coming Thursday

Terraria's massive console update coming Thursday

New ores, enemies, NPCs and bosses.

A vast update for the console version of Terraria will be available to download this Thursday, 17th April, developer Re-Logic has >confirmed.

Version 1.2 of the game will bring the PlayStation 3, PS Vita and Xbox 360 editions up to date with the PC build, which got the various improvements last October.

The title update includes over 1000 new items, plus fresh enemies, bosses, friendly NPCs and pets, Re-Logic detailed in a post on the game's official forum.

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Terraria 2 has been confirmed

Terraria 2 has been confirmed

Creator wants to add "infinite worlds" to the sequel.

2D sandbox phenomenon Terraria will be getting a sequel, developer Andrew "Redigit" Spinks has revealed.

Spinks spilled the beans about this upcoming project in an interview with Rock, Paper, Shotgun. "I'm super excited about starting Terraria 2," he told RPS. "It's a ways out, but it's gonna have a lot in common with the original. It's gonna be quite different as well. I really want to expand on the whole Terraria universe."

As fond of Terraria as Spinks is, he finds its systems too limiting and wants to widen the playing field far more than would be possible in a mere update. For example, he wants to add infinite worlds. "There's a lot of stuff I'm locked into with Terraria. The way loot works, the way character progression works," he said. "In Terraria 2, I really want to have infinite worlds so you're not just stuck to one world. You can travel anywhere. I want more biome diversity in that, too.

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Terraria finally gets European PS3 release date

Minecraft-esque survival RPG Terraria will finally launch for PlayStation 3 in Europe on 15th May, publisher 505 Games has announced.

The PlayStation Store download will be priced 11.99/€14.99.

Originally created for PC, console versions of Terraria were recently released on Xbox 360 worldwide and PS3 in North America. The European PS3 version did not arrive on schedule, however, and no reason was given its delay.

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Indie darling Terraria announced for PlayStation Vita

Highly-praised indie adventure Terraria will be released on PlayStation Vita this summer, publisher 505 Games has announced.

The 2D sandbox title scored a fab 9/10 in Eurogamer's XBLA Terraria review yesterday.

Terraria launched this week for Xbox 360 worldwide and for PlayStation 3 in North America. A European PS3 launch is due "quite soon", Sony said in yesterday's PlayStation Store update.

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Terraria to surface on XBLA and PSN next month

UPDATE: Four-player split-screen can be played online for up to eight players total.

Update: 505 Games has confirmed to Eurogamer that you'll be able to play Terraria's four-player split-screen online, thus making it possible to have an eight-player game going across two TVs.

Terraria heading to PSN and XBLA early next year

PC indie hit has sold 1.6 million copies.

Remember Terraria, the really popular 2011 indie game that's a bit like a 2D version of Minecraft but not really that similar? It's coming to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade early next year.