Well, technically not actually gender-swapped since both Link and eternal damsel Zelda are still Link and Zelda. But Diaz has come up with a pitch where Zelda is "an aspiring battle mage" while Link is a sheltered prince unaware of the turmoil in his kingdom in "The Legend of Zelda: Clockwork Empire."
The gorgeous strategy plague-based strategy game "Death Inc." gets second life after not quite meeting the goal of its recent Kickstarter campaign. But that's not stopping the developers at Ambient Studios from attempting to put the power of the plague in your hands as they offer up an alpha purchase scheme (essentially buy the early version of the game now to get the finished version later).
Looking like a cross between "Battle Chasers" and "WoW," Carbine Studios' "WildStar" is bringing illusion-flinging Espers, slashing Stalkers, sword-wielding Warriors, and mystical gunmen Spellslingers to the masses (well, some of them) in their closed beta.