JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword Earns Thumbs-up from Nintendo Life in Nindie Round Up

NintendoLife highlighted several new indie games in their Nindie Round Up, including JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword, the fast-paced fantasy action platformer from publisher Blowfish Studios and developer NX Games, giving it a solid “thumbs-up.” Nat Eker gives impressions on JackQuest’s feeling and control: The control is very well matched, with each jump and attack feeling organic and […]

Fanbyte Lists World of Horror Among the Coolest Games at PAX South

Fanbyte’s Eric Van Allen played WORLD OF HORROR, the unsettling cosmic horror retro RPG from Panstasz and Ysbryd Games, at PAX South 2019. Eric reports that WORLD OF HORROR is a memorable experience, marked by its creepy, distinct visuals and haunting music. Maybe best described as a narrative roguelike by way of Junji Ito and H.P. Lovecraft, WORLD […]

USgamer Goes Hands-On with Fantasy Strike at PAX South

During PAX South, USgamer’s Mike Williams had the chance to play Fantasy Strike, an accessible 2.5D fighting game from Sirlin Games. Mike enjoyed its simple controls, low barrier to entry and empowering combos: I found Fantasy Strike to be a damned good fighting game. After only a few minutes, I had everything down and was ready to get […]

VGChartz Reports on War Tech Fighter’s Upcoming Console Release

VGChartz‘s William D’Angelo reported that Blowfish Studios’ upcoming console release of sci-fi mech action game War Tech Fighters rockets toward Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in Q2 2019. War Tech Fighters takes inspiration from both Japanese Anime and Hollywood blockbusters.  Join the rebel colonies of Hebos and Ares to battle against the vicious Zatronian empire. Pilot giant mechs […]

Eurogamer Shares Salt and Sanctuary’s Xbox Release Date

Eurogamer’s Matt Wales ushered in gripping, goth news for Xbox fans: Salt and Sanctuary, Ska Studios‘ brutal hand-drawn 2D Soulslike platformer with over 900,000 downloads, brings forgotten cities and blood-soaked dungeons to Xbox One February 6, 2019. Matt laid out what Souls fans can expect from this challenging platformer: Although the term “Souls-like” gets bandied around all too often, it’s undoubtedly fitting […]

Geekwire Sits Down with Penny Arcade to Discuss New Wizards of the Coast Partnership

Geekwire’s Tim Ellis reported on Penny Arcade‘s new partnership with Wizards of the Coast to publish the official Acquisitions Incorporated Dungeon Manual and interviewed Penny Arcade’s Jerry Holkins and producer Elyssa Grant. In his article, Ellis explains the origins of Acquisitions Incorporated and how the 11-year-old podcast evolved into a successful, popular show before moving […]

PC Gamer Reports That Old-School FPS Ion Maiden Has New Level, Weapons

PC Gamer dropped a bowling bomb: Ion Maiden, the old school, high-speed shooter created by Voidpoint and published by 3D Realms and 1C Entertainment received an new update this week. Author Evan Lahti explored the new second level, Heskel’s House of Horrors, and ironed out the details of what the new update contains: Ion Maiden is one of […]

PlayStation LifeStyle Sledgehammers Home News of Hyper Jam’s Release Date

PlayStation LifeStyle blasted out the news that Hyper Jam, the neon-soaked arena brawler from Bit Dragon, releases on Feb. 12. Author Janet Garcia picked up her sledgehammer and slammed down the details on what this explosive, synthwave-fueled experience offers: Jump into any battle with 2-4 players. Don’t worry about the platform your friends have, as online cross-play will […]

Touch Arcade Has the Scoop on Evolution’s Digital Adaptation

Touch Arcade’s Eli Hodapp covered the release date announcement for Evolution, the strategy game of adaptation from North Star Digital Studios headed to PC, Mac, iOS and Android on Feb. 12, 2019. In Hodapp’s article, he touches on points he finds interesting regarding the degree of variety and viable options for exploring different branches of Evolution.  He goes […]

Polygon Names The Gardens Between One of 2018’s Best Games

Polygon wrapped up 2018 by posting its list of the best games of 2018.  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, landed a spot in their top 50 with a rationale provided by Emily Heller. In […]