News Archive

  • JRPG Crime Drama Pixel Noir Enters the BadLand

    Kickstarted in 2015 and in development for six years overall, Pixel Noir, created by SWDTech Games, has been picked up by indie publishing label BadLand Games, securing crucial support for distribution, marketing, QA testing, and multi-platform conversion. Which means the game is locked in for […]

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  • Battle Princess Madelyn is a Ghouls N’ Ghosts Homage Inspired by Dev’s Daughter

    Causal Bit Games is putting its own unique spin on a Ghouls N’ Ghosts revival in the form of Battle Princess Madelyn, a retro-style 2D action platformer about a young knight princess named Madelyn who, alongside the ghost of her pet dog Fritzy, fights back […]

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  • Coilworks Announces Super Cloudbuilt Remake

    One of my favorite games of 2014, Cloudbuilt is getting a super-enhanced remake this summer on PC and, for the first time on consoles, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Yes, like many games were titled in the SNES era, this new version is simply called […]

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  • Styx: Shards of Darkness Shows Us How a Goblin is Made

    It’s time for an inside-the-goblin look at the making of Styx: Shards of Darkness, the sequel to stealth sleeper hit Styx: Master of Shadows! Cyanide Studio’s latest making-of vidoc spends a good five minutes putting front and center Styx’s signature snarky attitude and humor while […]

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  • Yoku’s Island Express Blends Pinball With Metroidvania

    All aboard Yoku’s Island Express, the world’s first (at least to my knowledge) hybrid of open world metroidvania platforming exploration and arcade pinball mechanics. How can I ever resist a game that combines two of my all-time favorite genres? Swedish developer Villa Gorilla’s debut game, […]

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  • Vikings: Wolves of Midgard Hacks and Slashes Through Norse Mythology Next Month

    Announced back in 2015, Kalypso Media Digital and Games Farm’s Norse mythology themed chase-and-chop action RPG Vikings: Wolves of Midgard is approaching the end of its development journey. It’s been announced that the game will be out beginning March 24th globally via Steam and at […]

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  • Summertime Launch Set For Procedural Zelda-like Songbringer

    Now with the publisher backing of Double Elven, Wizard Fu’s procedurally generated pixel art action RPG Songbringer is officially a go for release this summer. It will be available on PC/Mac/Linux (via Steam and Humble Store) as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Like […]

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  • Killing Them Creatively in Desync

    Taking a page out of the Bulletstorm kill-with-skill playbook, Adult Swim and The Foregone Syndicate’s hardcore FPS Desync will challenge you to master the art of the Attack Sequence by being creative in the dishing out of neon-coated mass murder. For example blasting enemies into […]

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  • Spend 14 Uncut Minutes With The Surge

    We’ve arrived at the end of another long and crazy week. Kick back, relax, and blow off a little steam for about 14 minutes while watching the latest gameplay video for Deck13’s dystopian action RPG The Surge, which was recently confirmed for a May launch […]

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  • Lock’s Quest Gets a Surprise PC and Console Remaster

    Talk about a pleasant surprise. One of the most underappreciated and too-often-forgotten sleeper gems from the Nintendo DS, Lock’s Quest is getting the remaster treatment for release on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One this April. Finally, a wider audience of gamers will get the […]

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