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 […]

New Atlas Calls Necrobarista One of the Most Anticipated Games of 2019

New Atlas named Necrobarista, the celshaded visual novel from Route 59 where the living and the dead meet in a magical café, as one of the most anticipated titles of 2019. The only indie game to make the list, Necrobarista got praised for being “undeniably beautiful, with an offbeat vibe of its own.” To read the […]

Eurogamer Hatches News of Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption’s New Boss, Game Modes, and Weapons

Eurogamer shared the news that Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption, the boss battler from publisher Another Indie and Dark Star Game Studios, scored a massive content update with extra game modes, a new boss, and more weapons on Feb. 19, on all platforms alongside its PC launch. Reporter Matt Wales discusses Sinner‘s newest boss and the rewards for defeating it: At launch, […]

Forbes Heralds Evoland: Legendary Edition Launch

In a round-up of role-playing games launching this month, Forbes’ Kevin Murnane shared the good word about Evoland: Legendary Edition release this week. Shiro Games’ journey through the history of action/adventure gaming, Evoland: Legendary Edition, is now available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Murnane described the game’s design transformations and reference points: Evoland is unique among […]

PlayStation LifeStyle Shares Evoland Console Release Dates

PlayStation LifeStyle’s Matthew Hayes shared the console release dates for Shiro Games’ Evoland Legendary Edition. The genre-shifting adventure game arrives on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One this week. Here’s PlayStation LifeStyle on what players can expect from this entertaining mash-up: At one point, you may find yourself punching and kicking through a side-scrolling beat ’em […]

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 […]

USgamer Goes Hands-On with Fantasy Strike at PAX South

During PAX South, USgamer’s Mike Williams had the chance to play Fantasy Strike, an accessible 2.5D fighting game from Sirlin Games. Mike enjoyed its simple controls, low barrier to entry and empowering combos: I found Fantasy Strike to be a damned good fighting game. After only a few minutes, I had everything down and was ready to get […]

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 […]