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 […]

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 […]

Kotaku’s Mike Fahey Names Hand of Fate 2 in Top 10 Games of 2017

Hand of Fate 2, the acclaimed deckbuilding action role-playing game from Brisbane-based indie developer Defiant Development, was recently named among Kotaku Senior Reporter Mike Fahey‘s Top 10 Games of 2017. “The world’s best dungeon master returns for another round of card-based role-playing adventure.” -Mike Fahey, Senior Reporter, Kotaku You can read more of Fahey’s Top […]