Bleeding Cool Highlights the Release Date of Upcoming JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword

Bleeding Cool‘s Gavin Sheehan is hitting the ground running in the new year, reporting that JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword, the fast-paced fantasy action platformer from Blowfish Studios and developer NX Games, comes to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC January 24, 2019. Sheehan provided a quick rundown: The game will officially be released on January 24th […]

3D Realms Founder Scott Miller Recounts His Life in Games on IGN Unfiltered

Scott Miller, founder of 3D Realms, recently sat down with IGN’s Ryan McCaffrey for the latest episode of IGN Unfiltered. The pair discuss Miller’s long and storied career in the world of video games, touching on many of the legendary titles he worked on, including Wolfenstein 3D, Commander Keen, Rise of the Triad, Shadow Warrior, Duke Nukem, Prey, Max Payne, and […]

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 […]

Bleeding Cool Went Hands-On at PAX West with BATTLLOON

Bleeding Cool’s Gavin Sheehan did some hands-on preview time with UNTIES‘ and Noname Studios’ upcoming balloon fighting game BATTLLOON. Enter into four-player head-to-head battle with colorful balloon creatures and avoid the deadly spikes. Gavin wrote about some of the gameplay and fun he had with his hands-on experience: You can rocket yourself across the screen into your opponents and send them crashing […]

ComicBook.com Reviews FOX n FORESTS

Robert Workman of ComicBook.com recently reviewed the retro platformer, FOX n FORESTS, from publisher EuroVideo and developer Bonus Level Entertainment. Robert commended the creativity of the game’s seasonal change mechanics and its nostalgic art style. It’s fun to play and feels like one of those classic 16-bit platformers you played back in “the day,” right down […]

Destructoid Reviews FOX n FORESTS

Peter Glagowski of Destructoid recently shared his review of FOX n FORESTS, the retro platformer from publisher EuroVideo and developer Bonus Level Entertainment. Being quite familiar with FOX n FORESTS since previewing it at PAX East, Peter reviewed the title in its entirety and commended it for staying true to its retro roots. He notes that it truly feels like that beloved […]

Destructoid Shares FOX n FORESTS Release Date and Gameplay Trailer

Peter Glagowski of Destructoid reported on the release date for EuroVideo’s FOX n FORESTS, which will launch on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux on May 17, 2018. FOX n FORESTS is a retro action platformer telling the tale of Rick, a mischievous fox with the ability to change seasons on a whim. Rick must hone his […]

GamesRadar+ on Ion Maiden Using the Same Tech that Powered Duke Nukem 3D

Sam Prell from GamesRadar+ wrote about 3D Realms’ and Voidpoint’s Ion Maiden using the same engine that powered Duke Nukem 3D. So what does a 2018 game built on 1996 code look like? Pretty damn cool, actually. This isn’t another modern game just trying to look the part of a retro throwback – it’s actually developed […]

Gamasutra Reports on 3D Realms’ Ion Maiden

Emma Kidwell of Gamasutra reported on 3DRealms‘ newest title, Ion Maiden, and how the team resurrected the engine they used to create Duke Nukem 3D and Shadow Warrior in the 90s. Emma quoted Josh Olin, formerly VP of publishing at 3D Realms, on why the retro look and feel of Ion Maiden is so special. What’s […]

Destructoid Reviews Immortal Redneck: “Just [Dang] Fun”

Destructoid‘s Chris Carter reviewed Immortal Redneck, the Egyptian-themed first-person shooter with roguelike elements from Crema, awarding the game an 8/10! If you end up biting it you’ll start all over, spend your earnings on stat increases and upgrades, and start again. It’s a roguelike, there’s no doubt. But the way that Redneck plays is just [dang] fun. It’s like […]