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 […]

Variety: Killer Queen Black Buzzes to Nintendo Switch, Discord in Q3 2019

Variety reports Killer Queen Black, the strategic 8-player arcade action game from Liquid Bit and BumbleBear Games, will launch Q3 2019 for Nintendo Switch and on PC as a Discord exclusive. Writer Emily Gera hashes out the details on Killer Queen Black’s upcoming release: For the first 90 days after its launch, PC gamers can download the game exclusively from the […]

Shacknews Review Praises Astroneer 1.0 Release

Shacknews‘ Bill Lavoy awarded an 8/10 score in his review of System Era Softworks‘ Astroneer, the accessible interplanetary survival played by more than 2 million space explorers while in Early Access. Lavoy praised the final release’s co-op system that allows players to drop in and out of the game without hampering each other’s progress, the music (calling it “one of the […]

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 […]

VGChartz Reports on War Tech Fighter’s Upcoming Console Release

VGChartz‘s William D’Angelo reported that Blowfish Studios’ upcoming console release of sci-fi mech action game War Tech Fighters rockets toward Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in Q2 2019. War Tech Fighters takes inspiration from both Japanese Anime and Hollywood blockbusters.  Join the rebel colonies of Hebos and Ares to battle against the vicious Zatronian empire. Pilot giant mechs […]

PC Gamer Reports That Old-School FPS Ion Maiden Has New Level, Weapons

PC Gamer dropped a bowling bomb: Ion Maiden, the old school, high-speed shooter created by Voidpoint and published by 3D Realms and 1C Entertainment received an new update this week. Author Evan Lahti explored the new second level, Heskel’s House of Horrors, and ironed out the details of what the new update contains: Ion Maiden is one of […]

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 […]

Polygon Names The Gardens Between One of 2018’s Best Games

Polygon wrapped up 2018 by posting its list of the best games of 2018.  The Gardens Between, the adventure puzzle game from The Voxel Agents in which players manipulate time to guide two best friends through a surreal world of mysterious garden islands, landed a spot in their top 50 with a rationale provided by Emily Heller. In […]

Eurogamer Highlights City of Brass’s February 17 Release Date on Nintendo Switch

Eurogamer whipped up a post on exciting news for Nintendo fans: City of Brass, the Arabian Nights-inspired first-person rogue-lite adventure from the BioShock veterans at Uppercut Games, comes to Nintendo Switch February 8 and adds 3 new unlockable characters. Here’s Matt Wales on what players can expect from the cursed city: Your ultimate goal is to work, one stage at […]