The Kinda Funny Games Showcase Reveals YIIK’s Release Date Announcement

The Kinda Funny Games Showcase revealed that YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG, the surreal Japanese-style RPG set at the end of last millennium from Ysbryd Games and Ackk Studios, launches on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC and Mac on Jan. 17, 2019, while a PS Vita version will follow later in the year. The Kinda Funny Games Showcase was the first presentation […]

PC Gamer Shares New ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove Release Date

PC Gamer‘s Andy Chalk recently shared the funkadelic news: ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove, the fourth entry of the beloved action roguelike franchise from series co-creator Greg Johnson’s HumaNature Studios, comes to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on March 1st, 2019. Andy also added some information about the new Kickstarter survey: […]

Rock Paper Shotgun Discovers 6 Ways The Blackout Club Gets Co-op Survival Horror Right

Rock Paper Shotgun delved into co-op paranormal horror mystery The Blackout Club and discovered six ways the game gets co-op survival horror right. Noa Smith discusses how Question, the team of industry veterans featuring BioShock 2’s creative director/lead writer and BioShock Infinite’s lead effects artist, offer a variety of powers and abilities to illuminate the experience: Unsurprising from the creative minds […]

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 […]

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 […]

Touch Arcade Covers Storm Boy: The Game Launch

Touch Arcade’s Eli Hodapp covered the launch of Storm Boy: The Game, the adaptation of Colin Thiele’s classic 1964 Australian novel exploring the friendship between a child and his pet pelican. The game is now available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC via Steam, iOS, and Android. Hodapp notes in their coverage that Touch Arcade has continued to cover Blowfish Studio’s […]

Bloody Disgusting Previews The Blackout Club

Bloody Disgusting‘s Jim Hargreaves recently previewed The Blackout Club, the co-op horror title from Question, saying the game’s Steam Early Access release “is already shaping up to be one of the most unique co-op video games out there.” “This early look certainly shows promise. Once it’s been fleshed out and those rough edges softened down, this could easily be […]

Engadget Reports Astroneer Exits Steam Early Access to Xbox One and PC February 6

Engadget’s AJ Dellinger reports Astroneer, the accessible interplanetary survival sandbox played by more than 2 million space explorers during Steam Early Access, is coming to Xbox One and PC on Feb. 6, 2019 with crossplay. Dellinger talks a little about what to expect from Astroneer: In Astroneer, you play as a space explorer trying to survive and thrive […]

PC World AU Features Hyper Jam and Necrobarista on Exciting Indie Games From PAX Aus 2018 List

PC World AU’s Fergus Halliday featured Hyper Jam and Route 59 Games‘ Necrobarista as two of the most exciting indie titles at PAX Aus 2018. Calling Hyper Jam “a neon-lit futuristic arena brawler that’s retro in vibe but modern in feel,” PC World even added it to their list of games they hope will come to the Nintendo Switch. […]

Kotaku AU Highlights Speaking Simulator at PAX Australia

Kotaku AU’s Alex Walker discussed the highlights of PAX Aus, including Speaking Simulator, the awkwardly hilarious title from Affable Games where an android struggles to infiltrate human society. Alex wrote about how the experience’s physics and mechanics are surprisingly challenging: It’s the kind of game that’s infectious to watch, but the mechanics are surprisingly quite difficult. You’re essentially playing […]