Shacknews Signals News of Astroneer’s New Wanderer Update

Shacknews shared the latest news regarding the new Wanderer update from Astroneer, the interplanetary survival sandbox played by more than 4 million space explorers to date. Shacknews’ Josh Hawkins reported on details surrounding the update, including some amazing quality of life changes: Boost Mod will now properly affect tool speed when combined with a Narrow or Wide mod regardless of […]

Game Informer Shines a Spooky Spotlight on WORLD OF HORROR at PAX West 2019

Game Informer’s Daniel Tack experienced the 1-bit frights of WORLD OF HORROR at PAX West 2019. The unsettling cosmic horror retro RPG from Panstasz and Ysbryd Games beckons players with haunting atmosphere and unsettling visuals for roguelite playthroughs and unexpected terrors: “With zero reliance on jump scares (as that would be pretty hard to do with the 1-bit […]

EarthNight One of US Gamer’s Coolest Games On Apple Arcade

US Gamer’s Caty McCarthy’s covered the launch of Cleaversoft’s EarthNight on the AppleArcade for iOS, Apple TV and Mac, naming it one of their favorite titles on the new platform. McCarthy had nothing but praise for hand-drawn action platformer set during the dragon apocalypse: Earthnight has a look to it. (I mean really, look at the […]

International Game Developers Association Statement About Gun Violence And Video Games Featured in TIME Magazine

A TIME Magazine article titled “No, Video Games Don’t Cause Mass Shootings. But The Conversation Shouldn’t End There” featured a statement by Renee Gittins, executive director of the International Game Developers Association. “Blaming video games distracts from the broader issues at hand. There is an overwhelming amount of research that finds there is no evidence linking video […]

Comicbook.com Covers Northgard’s Upcoming Console Release, PC Expansion, and Tabletop Game

Comicbook.com led the charge today with a slew of Viking news about Shiro Games‘ Northgard. The game will be getting a console release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch on September 26. The expansion for the PC version, titled Northgard: Conquest, will be completely free, add a procedurally-generated campaign mode, and is slated to be released […]

Tom’s Guide Praises Fantasy Strike for Accessibility, Online Features

Tom’s Guide praised Fantasy Strike, the accessible fighting game for everyone from beginners to fighting game pros from Sirlin Games, for its accessibility features, varied roster, smart online modes and robust training options. While describing the game, Michael Andronico said it “aims to lower the barrier of entry to the genre without sacrificing competitive depth, and succeeds with flying […]

PlayStation LifeStyle Dances Through the Stars in Their Review of Gravity Ghost: Deluxe Edition

PlayStation LifeStyle’s Annette Polis fell in love with Gravity Ghost: Deluxe Edition, the beloved planetary platformer, in her recent review. Available now on PlayStation 4, Annette summarizes her reasoning on why she loves Gravity Ghost: Deluxe Edition: So why do I love this game so damn much? The puzzle difficulties are perfectly varied, giving you a challenge […]

Gematsu Reports Upcoming Launch of The Forbidden Arts on Switch, Xbox, Steam

In case you missed it, Gematsu has shared the news on the upcoming launch of Stingbot Games‘ action adventure platformer The Forbidden Arts, set to leave Early Access on Steam on Aug. 7 and blaze through Nintendo Switch and Xbox One at the same time. A PlayStation 4 version will follow later in Q4 2019. […]

PC Gamer sets sights on Northgard’s new Clan of the Kraken

It’s a Viking’s life for PC Gamer’s Fraser Brown. Brown recently shared news of The Clan of the Kraken, a seafaring addition to Northgard, the acclaimed Viking strategy game from Shiro Games. PC Gamer’s coverage includes some details about the rough-and-tumble Krakens: The clan gets some new buildings, including a fishery that can be plonked down […]

Giant Bomb steps into the ring for a few rounds of Fantasy Strike

Giant Bomb’s Ben Pack and Jason Oestreicher are no strangers to fighting games. The duo recently ran a few sets of Fantasy Strike, the new fighting game from Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix lead designer David Sirlin to see who’d become the unofficial Giant Bomb Champ. There’s plenty to see in Giant Bomb’s Fantasy Strike Quick Look, including […]