The Hollywood Reporter shares new partnership between IGDA and GameDev.World

In their recent article about GDC’s cancellation in the wake of COVID-19, The Hollywood Reporter shared the news of IGDA, the International Game Developers Association, and GameDev.World‘s partnership to help game developers around the world impacted by the pandemic. “With the effect of COVID-19 on conferences and international travel, many companies and developers have not only lost business opportunities and […]

IGN: Ghostrunner “is like DOOM meets Blade Runner”

Last month at PAX East, Matthew Adler of IGN spent some time with Ghostrunner, the stylized action game from All In! Games, 3D Realms, Slipgate Ironworks, and One More Level. Ghostrunner combines its frenetic first-person sword combat with incredibly fluid movement. Your character is always running, but you can also slide and wall run similar to Mirror’s Edge or Titanfall. Traversing […]

Polygon Braves Creepy Encounters and Face-Cutting Woman in WORLD OF HORROR

Polygon’s Jenna Stoeber faced dozens of frightful encounters in WORLD OF HORROR, the unsettling cosmic horror RPG from panstasz and Ysbryd Games. The anxiety-inducing encounters and macabre monsters evoked classic choose-your-own-adventure stories and compelled her to chase the terrors: From creepy kitchens and classrooms to eerie people asking for help, these encounters come with options on […]

GameSpot shares 30XX hands-on footage from PAX East 2020

GameSpot went hands-on with 30XX, Batterystaple Games’ follow-up to the acclaimed co-op roguelike platformer 20XX and shared eight minutes of direct-feed footage from PAX East. The video shows off 30XX‘s new hi-bit art style, along with Nina’s new Power Fusion system and Ace’s distinct move set of comboable Techniques. GameSpot’s Jean-Luc Bernard says of the game: Sporting a new pixel-art visual […]

YouTuber Iron Pineapple checks out new Souls-like games, recommends Bright Memory

YouTuber Iron Pineapple went into the depths of the Steam store catalog and explored seven new games in the “souls-like” genre. The video includes a recommendation for PLAYISM and FYQD_Studio’s first-person shooter Bright Memory. The full video can be found below: For more information about the publisher visit PLAYISM’s official website and follow them on Facebook […]

NBC 10 Boston, PAX Ambassadors Discuss Women in Gaming

At PAX East 2020, NBC 10 Boston took a look at the growth and inclusion of women in gaming. Noting “we’re here, we’ve been here,” Krystina Arielle Tingner commented during the piece on the importance of being inclusive and seeing other black women in the industry. Robin Hunicke, CEO and Co-Founder of Funomena commented, “I feel […]

Mobile FPS Shadowgun War Games Hits One Million Downloads

There are few things better than hitting a major milestone early after release. Kayleigh Partleton at PocketGamer.biz reports Shadowgun War Games, Madfinger Games‘ sequel to Shadowgun Legends, had hit one such marker in late February, just two weeks after launch. Shadowgun War Games has reached one million downloads. Developer Madfinger Games announced that the game hit the […]

PC Invasion Previews Dungeon Defenders: Awakened’s Promising Early Access Period

Sometimes, the best offense is a hell of a lot of defenses. At least, that’s what PC Invasion’s Andrew Farrell found when previewing Dungeon Defenders: Awakened, Chromatic Games‘ new co-op tower defense action RPG. Dungeon Defenders: Awakened launched on Steam Early Access on Feb. 21 and Farrell journeyed to Etheria to see how the game is shaping […]

GamesIndustry.biz Analyses IGDA’s 2019 Developer Satisfaction Survey 2019 Results

GamesIndustry.biz’s Rebekah Valentine took a look at the International Game Developer Association’s (IGDA) 2019 Developer Satisfaction Survey (DSS) results and broke down the comparisons between 2019 and 2017 respectively. 1116 people were surveyed, most of whom were primarily game developers, though others were included who make games as a small portion of their work or who […]

PC Gamer shares the news about 3D Realms’ Kingpin remaster

PC Gamer’s Andy Chalk shared the good word of 3D Realms’ Kingpin: Life of Crime remaster, Kingpin Reloaded, and details of its new features making it into this version. Released in 1999 by Xatrix and Interplay, it was really violent and really profane—easily the most f-bomb-laden videogame I’d ever played up to that point—and had a run-down, grimy ambiance that was […]