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 […]

Variety: Killer Queen Black Buzzes to Nintendo Switch, Discord in Q3 2019

Variety reports Killer Queen Black, the strategic 8-player arcade action game from Liquid Bit and BumbleBear Games, will launch Q3 2019 for Nintendo Switch and on PC as a Discord exclusive. Writer Emily Gera hashes out the details on Killer Queen Black’s upcoming release: For the first 90 days after its launch, PC gamers can download the game exclusively from the […]

Eurogamer Hatches News of Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption’s New Boss, Game Modes, and Weapons

Eurogamer shared the news that Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption, the boss battler from publisher Another Indie and Dark Star Game Studios, scored a massive content update with extra game modes, a new boss, and more weapons on Feb. 19, on all platforms alongside its PC launch. Reporter Matt Wales discusses Sinner‘s newest boss and the rewards for defeating it: At launch, […]

Nintendo Life Finds Treasure in its Review of City of Brass for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Life declares City of Brass, the Arabian Nights-inspired first-person rogue-lite adventure from the BioShock veterans at Uppercut Games, to be “one of the most entertaining roguelikes to swing onto Nintendo Switch.” In his 9/10 review, author Dom Reseigh-Lincoln heaped particular praise on the whip-centric combat: Your whip (which comes in multiple, collectable varieties) can set off traps from a distance […]

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 […]

TouchArcade Highlights City of Brass for Nintendo Switch

TouchArcade’s recent SwitchArcade round-up gives fans of roguelikes something to look forward to: City of Brass. The Arabian Nights-inspired first-person hack-and-lash adventure from the BioShock veterans at Uppercut Games is swinging onto Nintendo Switch February 8, 2019. Shaun Musgrave gave us a breakdown of what’s new this time around:  There are new characters, new relics, new weapons, added enemies, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]