ScreenRant Kicks it Old-School with Jetboard Joust

For a certain section of gamers, coin-munching arcades and cumbersome plastic joysticks are sewn into the fabric of the medium. Flashing lights and pixelated characters define countless hours playing titles on systems and cabinets most people are familiar with only in passing. But for those that remember, a new wave of arcade-inspired titles offers a […]

COGConnected Finds Darksburg “Intense” and “Incredibly Fun”

What do an escaped werewolf, a portly gourmet, and a macabre plague doctor have in common? At first glance, not a whole lot. But in Darksburg, the co-op zombie action roguelite from Shiro Games, they’re three characters capable of culling hundreds of zombies. Add them to a roster of five playable heroes, mix in some procedurally […]

SplatterCatGaming Explores the Surreal World of Dreamscaper

Dreams are funny things. Little fragments of hopes, fears, and interactions twisted and warped into barely-remembered nighty vignettes. But while most people’s dreams are little more than vague recollections, for the protagonist of Dreamscaper, the lucid dreaming action roguelite RPG from publisher Freedom Games and developer Afterburner Studios, they’re recurring and inescapable nightmares. YouTuber SplatterCatGaming recently dove […]

Siliconera Reports Death Isn’t the End in 30XX’s Mega Mode

Siliconera’s Jenni Lada reported that 30XX, the follow-up to Batterystaple Games’ best-selling action platformer 20XX, will introduce a new permadeath-free game type called Mega Mode alongside the returning roguelike Arcade Mode. Lada explains how the new game mode operates: If you go through the Mega Mode, you’ll still have procedurally generated levels. However, dying won’t be devastating. You can send […]

Game Watcher Slices Up Darksburg 1.0 Steam Release Date

Game Watcher reported details of the Steam 1.0 release of Darksburg, the cooperative zombie survival action game from Shiro Games, slashing the dead on PC on September 23. Author Bogdan Robert Mateș’ article lists many of the game’s new additions ahead of the full launch and the unlockable perks players can snag during playtime. What started off as a more traditional […]

Northernlion Delves into the Depths of UnderMine

Northernlion took another deep dive into UnderMine, the action-adventure roguelike brimming with secrets from developer Thorium Entertainment. He revisited the game after its initial Early Access release in 2019, and found himself satisfied with how the game progressed to its 1.0 launch, now available on Steam for Windows PC, Mac, and Linux, and Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One […]

PC Gamer Shares the Reveal of Co-Op Retro-Inspired Demons Ate My Neighbors!

PC Gamer shared the reveal of Demons Ate My Neighbors!, the retro-inspired twin-stick roguelite shooter developed by Tuned–Out Games and incubated with the support of Greg Johnson of HumaNature Studios (Toejam and Earl: Back in the Groove!), coming to Nintendo Switch and Windows PC Q3 2021. Calling the title “delightfully on-the-nose,” PC Gamer has a good feeling about the zombie roguelite combo: Developer […]

True Achievements Spills the Gold on UnderMine Xbox Game Pass, 1.0 Release Date Announcement

TrueAchievements has reported on the latest UnderMine news: the action-adventure roguelike game brimming with secrets from Thorium Entertainment, is joining Xbox Game Pass and launching for PC and Xbox One on August 6. “The game has been in development for five years, and in early access for one. Thorium says the final version includes the final boss, extra story, new […]

There’s Gold in Them Thar Games: VGChartz Digs Up UnderMine Release Date News

Roguelike fans and prospectors have reason to celebrate! According to VGChartz, Thorium Entertainment’s UnderMine, an action-adventure roguelike brimming with secrets, is getting all sparkly and shiny for its PC, Xbox One, and Game Pass launch on August 6. VGChartz’s William D’Angelo writes: The game is out now via Steam Early Access. Version 1.0 of the game will […]

Nintendo Life Digs Up Nintendo Switch Hidden Gems Hand of Fate 2, Armello, and City of Brass

Nintendo Life went digging through the eShop and found a bunch of hidden gems, including Hand of Fate 2, the acclaimed action RPG from Defiant Development, Armello, the fantasy digital board game from League of Geeks, and City of Brass, the Arabian Nights-inspired first-person rogue-lite adventure from the BioShock veterans at Uppercut Games. Author Gavin Lane describes why these titles made the cut: All these games were […]