Tribute Games Archive

  • Flinthook Zips Into Action on April 18th

    Tribute Games, indie studio behind modern pixel art classics like Wizorb, Ninja Senki DX, and Mercenary Kings, is ready to unleash its next retro hit Flinthook, a 2D roguelike platformer starring a loot happy space pirate outfitted with a hookshot and a pistol to go […]

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  • Review: Ninja Senki DX

    Originally a freeware game dating back to 2010 (you can still download it here), Ninja Senki is back in a freshly minted release for PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita, now with a ‘DX’ in the title. Turns out that ‘DX’ makes a world of […]

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  • Help Kickstart the Ultimate Mercenary Kings Art Book and Strategy Guide

    Help Kickstart the Ultimate Mercenary Kings Art Book and Strategy Guide

    Mercenary Kings, Tribute Games’ Kickstarter funded side-scrolling shoot ’em up for PC and PS4, has a new Kickstarter campaign in its name. However, this crowd funding effort is for the creation of a glorious art book and strategy guide from Off Base Productions. If fully […]

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  • Mercenary Kings Shoots Up Steam Early Access Later This Month

    Mercenary Kings Shoots Up Steam Early Access Later This Month

    A retro sprite art mix of Metal Slug and Mega Man with a dash of Borderlands looting, crafting, and co-op, Mercenary Kings is ready to blast into action on Steam Early Access starting July 22nd for $15, a 25% discount on what the “full” game […]

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  • Review: Wizorb (PlayStation Minis)

    Review: Wizorb (PlayStation Minis)

    Having already cast his nostalgic charm spell on PC and Xbox Live Indie gamers, the wizard capable of transforming into a magical orb and swatting himself about environments ripped straight out of an 8-bit console role-playing quest is now doing his ball and paddle thing […]

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  • Wizorb Does Retro JRPG Block Breaking on PlayStation Platforms Next Week

    Wizorb Does Retro JRPG Block Breaking on PlayStation Platforms Next Week

    After achieving indie success on PC/Mac/Linux and as an Xbox Live Indie Game, Tribute Games’ mash-up of Breakout block busting and NES-era fantasy JRPG adventuring is bringing its nostalgically refreshing brand of ball-and-paddle arcade fun to the North American PlayStation minis library. Starting next week […]

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  • Review: Wizorb

    Review: Wizorb

    There is a difference between ripping an idea off and taking something and making it your own.  One need not look far in the video game business to see examples of developers, primarily in the mobile market, preying on and playing off the success of […]

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