Hyper Ultra Astronautics Open Alpha Test

FRACTiLE Games needs your help in testing out the Hyper Ultra Astronautics open alpha, so check out this Asteroid-esque game with local multiplayer! Let’s have a bit of an indie morning, shall we? Mikko Rytk√∂nen from FRACTiLE Games emailed Death by Beta this morning to tell us about Hyper Ultra Astronautics, a new top down […]

Icons Open Beta Registration

Wavedash Games is holding Icons open beta registration so that you can reserve your name for this upcoming side-scroller platform brawling game! Here is some more game testing related news shared by the good folks over at Rock Paper Shotgun. It sounds like the Icons: Combat Arena open beta will hit this coming fall,. Better […]

Hand of the Gods Open Beta

Hi-Rez has just fired up the Hands of the Gods open beta, so jump in to test out this new SMITE-based hybrid tactics and online collectible card game! Back at the beginning of the year we mentioned that the SMITE Tactics closed beta was underway. Today, the SMITE Tactics open beta fired up, although it […]

Battle Splash Open Alpha

Check out the Battle Splash open alpha, a new family friendly indie shooter that uses water physics and water weapons for combat! When I woke up this morning, I found an email in the Death by Beta inbox from Hung Mai, the co-founder of Dranya Studio in Vietnam. Hung Mai wanted us to know about […]

Strike Vector EX Open Beta

The Strike Vector EX open beta is live on Steam, so check out Ragequit Corporation’s refresh of their original hectic aerial shooter! Here is some news that I noticed via Rock Paper Shotgun earlier this morning. Apparently the Strike Vector EX open beta went live a few days ago. If you are interested in some […]

Black Squad Closed Beta Key Giveaway

Death by Beta has partnered with Neowiz to give away a huge number of keys for the upcoming Black Squad closed beta test, so grab one quickly! Last week I recall briefly hearing about the incoming Black Squad closed beta test. However, as is often the case I was at work at the time and […]

LawBreakers Open Beta

Boss Key Productions have fired up the LawBreakers open beta via Steam, so get over there and try out this new frantic team-based shooter! Well, it looks like our coverage of all of the LawBreakers testing events will soon be ending (/sadface). However, before that happens we can at least celebrate the LawBreakers open beta […]

SOS Alpha Registration

Outpost Games is running the SOS alpha from June 26 to July 2, so sign up for a chance to test out this new competitive survival game! Ever hear the expression “it is not merely enough to succeed, one’s friends must also fail”? No? Well, that is what comes to mind every time I think […]

Strange Brigade Testing Registration (maybe)

Rebellion recently announced their new co-op game, Strange Brigade, and you can sign up to win a free copy and (maybe) for a chance to test it out down the road! Just by chance I have been replaying Sniper Elite 3 lately and have been really digging it. I mention that because Rebellion, the good […]

Skull and Bones Beta Registration

Ubisoft has announced their upcoming Skulls and Bones pirate naval game, and you can sign up for the Skulls and Bones beta test! Another day, another announced game from Ubisoft. Actually perhaps that is unfairly simplistic of me. Given that E3 is underway one has to expect lots of game announcements. Anyway, Ubisoft announced this […]

GWENT Public Beta Test

CD Projekt Red and GOG have launched the GWENT public beta, so download this new online collectible card game and give it a try! This is some news that I first heard about last week but I thought it might be better to mention once it happens. As of yesterday, the GWENT public beta is […]

Keystone Closed Alpha

Digital Extremes is running the first Keystone closed alpha event starting on May 26, so sign up to test out this new shooter and deck building game! I am a big fan of Warframe. It is currently my most played game on Steam by a wide margin. Sure, it is a touch grindy and repetitious […]

Dreadnought Open Beta

Yager and Greybox have launched the Dreadnought open beta, so jump in to test out this team-based capital ship tactical shooter! It has been over a year since the Dreadnought closed beta began, and in fact so much time had passed since hearing about the beta that I kind of forgot about it. However, as […]

LawBreakers Closed Beta

Boss Key Productions is running a second LawBreakers closed beta starting on May 18, so sign up for a chance to test out this new team shooter! For awhile last year it felt like we talked about LawBreakers all the time, what with all of the ongoing alpha events. And then there was the launch […]

Mirage Open Beta

The Mirage open beta is currently underway until May 14, so jump in now to try out this sword and spell brawler from Torn Banner Studios! Well, it has been almost a year since we talked about Mirage. However, there is good reason to do so again since the Mirage open beta is currently up […]

Raiders of the Broken Planet Closed Beta

MecurySteam is running a Raiders of the Broken Planet closed beta test on May 13 and 14, so sign up to test out this new 4v1 shooter! Here is an interesting piece of news that I noticed this morning via our friends at PCGamesN. It turns out that MercurySteam is going to be running a […]