Destructoid Previews Vanishing Grown-Ups and Creepy Cults in The Blackout Club

Destructoid’s Brett Makedonski went in-depth with his preview on Question Games‘ cooperative horror experience The Blackout Club, including some background on the National Quiet Radio Zone and some strategies on how to deal with “The Shape.” Brett gave a brief strategy on how to distract “The Shape” so he doesn’t take out on of your friends: Players […]

Paste Magazine Praises Destination Primus Vita’s Story and Puzzles

Paste Magazine’s Shonté Daniels reviewed Destination Primus Vita – Episode 1: Austin, the episodic first-person space puzzler crafted by a team of Ubisoft veterans. Daniels praised how Austin’s role in the episode allows for the personalities of other crew members to come through, and how the episode balances exploring the narrative of Crew 121’s mission to reclaim Earth’s […]

Variety Shares Insight Into UNTIES’ The Good Life and Crowdfunding for Indie Developers

Variety’s Mike Futter previewed UNTIES‘ The Good Life during PAX West 2018 and interviewed the mind behind it, Japanese developer Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro from White Owls Inc. During the talk, SWERY shared great insight into how the game came about and the lessons he learned while trying to crowdfund it as an indie developer. In the interview, Futter had […]

PC Gamer Tries to Outrun The Shape in Question’s The Blackout Club at PAX West 2018

PC Gamer’s James Davenport visited The Blackout Club at PAX West 2018, and played with Question co-founder and legendary game designer Jordan Thomas. Davenport shares his experience of investigating the town’s mysteries, and trying to survive the supernatural horror known as The Shape. The Shape will casually stroll from the biggest sinner to the next, slowly making its […]

TouchArcade praises Blowfish Studios’ Storm Boy adaptation of the classic novel

TouchArcade’s Jared Nelson praised Blowfish Studios‘ Storm Boy adaptation of Colin Thiele’s classic 1964 Australian novel exploring the friendship between a child and his pet pelican. Jared had the chance to check out the game’s demo during his recent visit to PAX West 2018 and highlighted the likeness to the novel, calling it “a faithful telling of the […]

Siliconera Reports Azure Reflections Switch Launch and Celebratory Release Discount

Siliconera reported on the Nintendo Switch launch of Azure Reflections, the vibrant, side-scrolling Touhou Project bullet hell from Sony publishing label UNTIES and developer Souvenir Circ. where performance against bosses branches the story, out on Aug. 30. To celebrate the release, UNTIES is offering a 30% discount on the title for both Switch and the previously […]

Polygon Writes on Potential Boon to Killer Queen Arcade from Upcoming Killer Queen Black Launch

Polygon’s Dante Douglas reported on how the upcoming launch of Killer Queen Black from Liquid Bit and BumbleBear Games is making Killer Queen Arcade players hopeful for a positive impact on the competitive scene. The addition of Killer Queen Black “could change the small but dedicated community forever,” says Douglas. Douglas also gave a quick breakdown of […]

Nintendo Life Shares ‘Chiki-Chiki Boxy Racers’ Release Date

Nintendo Life’s Ryan Craddock reported on the upcoming release of Chiki-Chiki Boxy Racers, the colorful slot car racing party game from Sony publishing label UNTIES and Pocket for up to eight players online or locally, out for Nintendo Switch tomorrow, Aug. 30. In the article, Ryan highlighted the game’s four competitive battle modes: ‘Coins’ mode has you […]

Destructoid: ‘The Gardens Between’ Releases September 20

Destructoid’s CJ Andriessen covered the release date announcement for The Gardens Between, the adventure puzzle game from The Voxel Agents in which players manipulate time to guide two best friends through a surreal world of mysterious garden islands, out September 20th on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC, and Mac. In his article, CJ described the emotional puzzler as […]

IGN Reviews the Brutal Soulslike Platformer Salt and Sanctuary for Switch

IGN reviewed the Nintendo Switch version of Salt and Sanctuary, the brutal “Soulslike” platformer by Ska Studios. Mitchell Saltzman of IGN says the game “makes the jump to Switch without any sacrifices” and it provides a “brutal, yet satisfying challenge.” Read the full review of Salt and Sanctuary on IGN. Ska Studios will show off the Switch version […]