Gematsu Reports Upcoming Launch of The Forbidden Arts on Switch, Xbox, Steam

In case you missed it, Gematsu has shared the news on the upcoming launch of Stingbot Games‘ action adventure platformer The Forbidden Arts, set to leave Early Access on Steam on Aug. 7 and blaze through Nintendo Switch and Xbox One at the same time. A PlayStation 4 version will follow later in Q4 2019. […]

PC Gamer sets sights on Northgard’s new Clan of the Kraken

It’s a Viking’s life for PC Gamer’s Fraser Brown. Brown recently shared news of The Clan of the Kraken, a seafaring addition to Northgard, the acclaimed Viking strategy game from Shiro Games. PC Gamer’s coverage includes some details about the rough-and-tumble Krakens: The clan gets some new buildings, including a fishery that can be plonked down […]

Giant Bomb steps into the ring for a few rounds of Fantasy Strike

Giant Bomb’s Ben Pack and Jason Oestreicher are no strangers to fighting games. The duo recently ran a few sets of Fantasy Strike, the new fighting game from Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix lead designer David Sirlin to see who’d become the unofficial Giant Bomb Champ. There’s plenty to see in Giant Bomb’s Fantasy Strike Quick Look, including […]

PC Gamer takes a look at Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble’s real-world influences

Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble is a serious turn-based strategy game dressed in an eye-catching art style. But as PC Gamer’s Wes Fenlon recently found out, Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble isn’t just a cute face—its story draws on real-world events to provide a grounded look at the impact of war. Writing for PC Gamer, Fenlon shared how TM: FMR studio […]

Rock Paper Shotgun makes contact with Astroneer’s Lunar Update

Rock Paper Shotgun’s Dominic Tarason recently touched down to share news about Astroneer, the accessible interplanetary survival sandbox from System Era Softworks, and its new Lunar Update. Tarason broke down the Lunar Update’s features and how it commemorates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, writing: To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar mission, space science ’em up […]

The Washington Post Includes EarthNight in Family-Friendly Round-up

The Washington Post’s Harold Goldberg recently shared his list of family-friendly games to check-out, including EarthNight, the hand-painted platformer about surviving the dragon apocalypse from Cleaversoft. Harold gave us a brief run-down of the story players can expect when EarthNight releases soon: Here’s the deal: Humans have been exiled to space by dragons, and Sydney and […]

Nintendo Life blasts out Subdivision Infinity DX release date news

Nintendo Life’s Ryan Craddock feels the need for interstellar speed. Craddock recently shared the news Subdivision Infinity DX, the gorgeous and pulse-pounding space shooter from Blowfish Studios and Mistfly games, lands on consoles and PC August 8, 2019. In the post, Craddock pointed toward Subdivision Infinity DX‘s old-school inspirations and high-octane combat, writing: Inspired by the greatest space shooters […]

Eurogamer Spreads the Word, Ion Fury has a PC Release Date & Name Change

Eurogamer’s Matt Wales reported on the recent name change of Ion Maiden, the old-school, high-speed first-person shooter from Voidpoint, 3D Realms, and 1C Company, to Ion Fury to avoid legal troubles with a popular band. The news from Eurogamer also cited Ion Fury’s PC release date on Steam and GOG as Aug. 15, 2019. In […]

Rock Paper Shotgun dives into The Forgotten City at PAX East 2019

What do living statues, sinners, and time paradoxes have in common? A lot, actually, as Rock Paper Shotgun’s Katherine Castle discovered at PAX East 2019 during a demo of The Forgotten City, a time loop murder mystery, by Modern Storyteller. Castle spent 30 minutes exploring The Forgotten City before sitting down with developer Nick Pearce to discuss how the game works: […]

TINY METAL: FULL METAL RUMBLE ranks as one of Paste Games’s E3 favorites

At E3 2019, Paste Games’ Dante Douglass spent time with TINY METAL: FULL METAL RUMBLE. Douglas enjoyed what he played and declared it one of Paste’s favorites from the show. In his post, Douglas praised TMFMR, writing: Did you want more Advance Wars? This is how you get more Advance Wars. It’s a classic-style turn-based tile-based tactical battle game with cute […]