Engadget Vibes with Echo Generation’s EarthBound Inspirations

Engadget checked out the reveal trailer for Echo Generation, the turn-based adventure game from Cococucumber where a gang of kids investigate supernatural occurrences to save their small town, coming to Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and Steam for Windows PC in 2021. The trailer shows off an array of mechs and monsters plaguing an otherwise quiet Canadian town […]

2B or Not 2B: GameSpot Wants You to Check Out SINoALICE’s NieR Crossover

What do SINoALICE, the dark mobile fantasy battle RPG, and critical darling NieR: Automata have in common? Well, more than just highly stylized names—both titles are directed by the ever-entertaining (and utterly unpredictable) Yoko Taro and full of memorable characters and dramatic moments. Last month, a crossover event brought the worlds of SINoALICE and NieR: Automata together. As reported by GameSpot, players […]

IGN Finds Necrobarista Steeped in Style and Substance

Necrobarista, the gorgeous cinematic cel-shaded visual novel from Route 59 Games, gives new meaning to the phrase “coffee to wake the dead.” Following the game’s release on Steam and Apple Arcade in July, IGN’s Matt Kim traveled to the game’s coffee-shop crossroads to explore and review its heartfelt, haunting world. IGN’s review examines Necrobarista’s evocative art and writing, which […]

Kotaku reads into SINoALICE’s dark fairy tale world

Fairytales serve as important cultural touchstones. The adventures of Alice, Cinderella, and Red Riding Hood connect generations with their exciting and memorable stories. But in SINoALICE,  the mobile fantasy battle RPG from NieR and Drakengard creator Yoko Taro, familiar fairytale faces converge in a gritty clash. Kotaku’s Mike Fahey pored over SINoALICE following its recent worldwide launch on iOS and Android devices, […]

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 […]

Hardcore Gamer Previews 30XX, Sees Bright Future

Hardcore Gamer previewed 30XX, the sequel to developer Batterystaple Games’ 20XX, the co-op roguelike platformer enjoyed by more than 200,000 players, and says it “shows great promise.” Author Jeremy Peeples talks about how the sequel sets itself apart from its predecessor in more than just its new hi-bit art style: Enemy variety has been improved as well, with fewer […]

VGChartz Divines Milky Way Prince: The Vampire Star Details

Visual Novels offer a unique spin on storytelling, unfolding differently than their verb-heavy counterparts. They instead elect to explore intimate character portrayals with punchy writing and static scenes rather than explosive bombast. VGChartz’s William D’Angelo recently highlighted an upcoming visual novel, Milky Way Galaxy: The Vampire Star, for its intention of diving the oft-taboo topics of idealization and […]

Gamer Escape Journeys through Signs of the Sojourner

Gamer Escape’s Eliot Lefebvre recently embarked on a digital road trip, the likes of which, they’ve never experienced before. Lefebvre’s journey through Signs of the Sojourner, an interactive narrative by Echodog Games about learning the art of human connection through an emotive deck of cards, culminated in a thoughtful review of the game. From the review: One […]

Bloody Disgusting Reports Infliction: Extended Cut Strikes Fear into Nintendo Switch on July 2

Bloody Disgusting stared into the abyss, and the abyss stared back with the news Infliction: Extended Cut, the psychological horror game from developer Caustic Reality and publisher Blowfish Studios exploring the darkness haunting the remnants of a suburban family home, takes a stab at Nintendo Switch on July 2. Author Mike Wilson lays out what horror fans can expect: Set in […]

TouchArcade Shares SINoALICE App Store Pre-Registration Details

TouchArcade’s Mikhail Madnani has some exciting news for fans of fantasy games on mobile devices. Madnani recently reported that pre-registration for SINoALICE, the mobile fantasy battle RPG from the mind of Yoko Taro, has begun on the App Store. We’ve been covering SINoALICE for a while with the original Japanese release and the various announcements for the […]