VG247 Bursts Forth with the Release Date for BATTLOON from UNTIES Games

VG247 filled up its balloon and let out the news that BATTLLOON, the balloon-battling party game from Sony publishing label UNTIES and noname studio, pops onto Nintendo Switch and Steam on Feb. 28. Author Shabana Arif describes what BATTLLOON is all about: The aim of the game is to pop your opponents and remain intact for as long as possible. Players can choose from […]

Forbes Heralds Evoland: Legendary Edition Launch

In a round-up of role-playing games launching this month, Forbes’ Kevin Murnane shared the good word about Evoland: Legendary Edition release this week. Shiro Games’ journey through the history of action/adventure gaming, Evoland: Legendary Edition, is now available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Murnane described the game’s design transformations and reference points: Evoland is unique among […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eurogamer Highlights City of Brass’s February 17 Release Date on Nintendo Switch

Eurogamer whipped up a post on exciting news for Nintendo fans: City of Brass, the Arabian Nights-inspired first-person rogue-lite adventure from the BioShock veterans at Uppercut Games, comes to Nintendo Switch February 8 and adds 3 new unlockable characters. Here’s Matt Wales on what players can expect from the cursed city: Your ultimate goal is to work, one stage at […]

Waypoint Praises The Gardens Between from The Voxel Agents: “It’s charming, engaging, and the right kind of hard.”

Waypoint’s Patrick Klepek recommended The Gardens Between, The Voxel Agents‘ puzzle adventure game about manipulating time to guide two best friends through a surreal world of mysterious garden islands, calling it “charming, engaging, and the right kind of hard,” in his article. After calling the puzzler “delightful” and “deeply chill,” Patrick mentions that he wants The Gardens […]

GameSpot Calls Armello “Charming” In Their Updated Review

GameSpot’s Ginny Woo revisited Armello, the digital board game by League of Geeks, and updated the site’s original review by Janine Hawkins after playing the recently-released Nintendo Switch version. In the review, Woo praised The Usurpers DLC, noting that the heroes “are brimming with devilish personality.” She also notes that even after a few years, Armello still holds […]

Prima Games Names The Gardens Between its Game of the Week

Prima Games bestowed its Game of the Week award upon The Gardens Between, The Voxel Agents‘ puzzle adventure game about manipulating time to guide two best friends through a surreal world of mysterious garden islands. Larryn Bell was effusive in her praise of the art style and experience of the title: The Gardens Between is a […]

Unwinnable’s E-soterica Spotlights Heartwarming Adventure My Brother Rabbit

Unwinnable’s Alyse Stanley shared her experience with the surreal and serious heartwarming adventure game My Brother Rabbit from Artifex Mundi. Alyse highlights how the artwork and puzzle design show the child-like influence: The random combinations of the backgrounds seem pulled straight from a child’s brain, content as nonsensical as a dream but cohesive in everything’s shared bizarreness. […]

Nintendo Life Announces Blowfish Studios’ Fast-Paced Fantasy Action Platformer, JackQuest: Tale of the Sword

Nintendo Life revealed that JackQuest: Tale of the Sword, from Blowfish Studios and NX Games, releases in late 2018. Explore the slime-ridden, labyrinthine lair of the Korg, the villainous orc. Save Jack’s love, Kira, while wielding the giant sword, Kuro. Author Ryan Craddock provides the rundown on what to expect from this fast-paced fantasy action platformer: The game […]