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 […]

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 […]

VGChartz Reports on War Tech Fighter’s Upcoming Console Release

VGChartz‘s William D’Angelo reported that Blowfish Studios’ upcoming console release of sci-fi mech action game War Tech Fighters rockets toward Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in Q2 2019. War Tech Fighters takes inspiration from both Japanese Anime and Hollywood blockbusters.  Join the rebel colonies of Hebos and Ares to battle against the vicious Zatronian empire. Pilot giant mechs […]

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 […]

PlayStation LifeStyle Sledgehammers Home News of Hyper Jam’s Release Date

PlayStation LifeStyle blasted out the news that Hyper Jam, the neon-soaked arena brawler from Bit Dragon, releases on Feb. 12. Author Janet Garcia picked up her sledgehammer and slammed down the details on what this explosive, synthwave-fueled experience offers: Jump into any battle with 2-4 players. Don’t worry about the platform your friends have, as online cross-play will […]

Touch Arcade Has the Scoop on Evolution’s Digital Adaptation

Touch Arcade’s Eli Hodapp covered the release date announcement for Evolution, the strategy game of adaptation from North Star Digital Studios headed to PC, Mac, iOS and Android on Feb. 12, 2019. In Hodapp’s article, he touches on points he finds interesting regarding the degree of variety and viable options for exploring different branches of Evolution.  He goes […]

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 […]

Forbes Discusses YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Among January’s RPG Releases

Forbes contributor Keith Murnane placed YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG, the surreal Japanese-style RPG set at the end of last millennium from Ysbryd Games and Ackk Studios, in a jam-packed list of January’s prolific RPG releases. Murnane had this to say about YIIK: Remember Y2K? YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG is a “surreal Japanese-style RPG” in which “friendly misfits from the internet” try to find out how […]

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 […]