VA-11 HALL-A Creators Talk Sex, Cocktails, and the Cyberpunk Aesthetic with The Escapist

The Escapist’s Anthony John Agnello grabbed a seat at the bar to talk about VA-11 HALL-A, the booze em’up about waifus, technology, and post-dystopia life which has sold more than 300,000 copies on Steam from Ysbryd Games and developer Sukeban Games, with artist/designer Christopher Ortiz and writer/programmer Fernando Damas. In the interview, the creators discussed many things, […]

PC Gamer Brews Update on Necrobarista Release Date

Stop the (french) press! PC Gamer’s Jody MacGregor brewed an update on Necrobarista, the gorgeous cinematic cel-shaded visual novel from Route 59. Necrobarista wakes up Steam for PC on August 8, 2019. MacGregor’s story has hints of praise and strong notes of anticipation: A couple of years ago at PAX Australia I had a chance […]

Screen Rant Pats the Posterior of Brief Battles in Highly Rated Review

Writing for Screen Rant, Scott Baird awarded Brief Battles, a fast-paced, underwear-fueled platform fighter from Juicy Cupcake that’s easy to approach and rewarding to master, four stars out of five. With a focus on local multiplayer and empowering underwearriors with magical underpants, showdowns in Brief Battles are challenging and rewarding: Brief Battles is focused on offering couch […]

Brief Battles Developer Juicy Cupcake Explains What Makes a Great Fighting Game in The Washington Post

Andrew Freeth, co-founder of Juicy Cupcake, spoke to Harold Goldberg of The Washington Post about what makes a great fighting game. This comes ahead of the May 7th release of Brief Battles, a fast-paced, underwear-fueled platform fighter. Adding his feedback alongside a selection of other fighting game creators and competitors, Freeth talks about the balance between […]

Gematsu Shares Caravan Stories Exclusive Release for PS4 in North America

Gematsu recently shared the news about Caravan Stories, the free-to-play, anime-inspired MMORPG played by more than 2 million adventurers in Japan from developer Aiming, Inc., coming to North America exclusively to PlayStation 4 this summer. The game, scheduled to release in July, is currently available in the Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand PlayStation Stores with support for Japanese, English, […]

Twinfinite Shares New Gameplay Video for Wings of Darkness

Twinfinite shared the new gameplay video for Wing of Darkness, the upcoming high-speed 3D aerial shooter from Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) publishing label UNTIES and developer Production Exabilities. Released ahead of the game’s Western debut at PAX East 2019, it features 13-minutes of action-packed shooting through open skies.. Watch the “very promising” gameplay below: To read the article, visit […]

Variety Praises WORLD OF HORROR: “a Frightening 1-Bit Masterpiece”

Variety’s Brian Crecente did a preview at PAX East 2019 of WORLD OF HORROR, the unsettling cosmic horror retro RPG from Ysbryd Games and Pantasz, and dubbed the game a “frightening 1-bit masterpiece.” Also praising the title for “taking gaming expos by storm,” Brian was not sparse with compliments for the game: “What’s most striking initially about the game is its deliberately old-school look. […]

Xbox Achievements Prepares for a Clash of Cabooses in Brief Battles

Dean Abdou of Xbox Achievements recently reported that Brief Battles, a fast-paced, underwear-fueled platform fighter from Juicy Cupcake that’s easy to approach and rewarding to master, will wage underwearfare on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 7, 2019. Brief Battles challenges friends and foes alike to see whose britches are biggest in four-player butt-em-ups with […]

Variety Covers the Recent Changes in the IGDA’s Leadership

Variety’s Stefani Fogal covered the changes in leadership in the International Game Developers Association (IGDA): Vesa Raudasoja has stepped into the role as the new chair of the board of directors while board member Emily Greer transitioned into the vice-chair position. In her coverage, Fogal touches on the departure of David Seltzer from the chair role and […]

Eurogamer Praises System Era’s Astroneer for its Art-Style and Reports its Launch Date

Eurogamer’s Matt Wales praised System Era‘s interplanetary survival sandbox Astroneer for its “beautifully vibrant low-poly art-style” while reporting its launch date of Feb. 6, 2019. In the article, Matt also detailed all the new features that will roll out with the launch, including a new “exploration-focused adventure”, new narrative elements and Xbox One and PC cross-play. To learn […]