GamesBeat: World of Horror, Dungeon Defenders: Awakened Among Steam’s Top Sellers in February

GamesBeat’s Jeff Grubb broke down February’s top 20 best-selling Steam games, including Dungeon Defenders: Awakened from Chromatic Games as well as Ysbryd Games‘ World of Horror.   Top 20 new Steam releases of February 2020 ScourgeBringer Stoneshard Azur Lane Crosswave Being a DIK – Season 1 Daemon X Machina Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem Metro Exodus Senren*Banka Besiege […]

Polygon Braves Creepy Encounters and Face-Cutting Woman in WORLD OF HORROR

Polygon’s Jenna Stoeber faced dozens of frightful encounters in WORLD OF HORROR, the unsettling cosmic horror RPG from panstasz and Ysbryd Games. The anxiety-inducing encounters and macabre monsters evoked classic choose-your-own-adventure stories and compelled her to chase the terrors: From creepy kitchens and classrooms to eerie people asking for help, these encounters come with options on […]

IGN Streams the First 23 minutes of WORLD OF HORROR

IGN got its hands on WORLD OF HORROR, the 1-bit roguelite with turn-based combat, terrifying cosmic old gods, and art that was made entirely using Microsoft Paint by one-man studio panstasz and publisher Ysbryd Games. WORLD OF HORROR is currently out on Steam Early Access, headed for 1.0 release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Steam for […]

Engadget Embraces Cosmic Horror in WORLD OF HORROR

WORLD OF HORROR, the unsettling cosmic horror retro RPG from panstasz and Ysbryd Games, has enthralled Engadget’s Christine Fisher ahead of its Steam Early Access release on Feb. 20. Fisher unravels developer Pawel Kozminski’s inspirations, spanning from Japanese horror artist Junji Ito to eldritch horror master H.P. Lovecraft. These culminate in a mysterious Japanese town full of creepy monsters to survive […]

Game Informer Shines a Spooky Spotlight on WORLD OF HORROR at PAX West 2019

Game Informer’s Daniel Tack experienced the 1-bit frights of WORLD OF HORROR at PAX West 2019. The unsettling cosmic horror retro RPG from Panstasz and Ysbryd Games beckons players with haunting atmosphere and unsettling visuals for roguelite playthroughs and unexpected terrors: “With zero reliance on jump scares (as that would be pretty hard to do with the 1-bit […]

World Of Horror Earns Praise From Paste Magazine at PAX West 2019

Paste Magazine’s Holly Green had a lot of kind things to say about indie games at PAX West 2019, but Ysbryd Games‘ World of Horror ended up on her “Best Games of PAX West 2019” list. Green had this to say about her experience with the 8-bit horror demo: This game is so unbelievably sick it […]

Variety Praises WORLD OF HORROR: “a Frightening 1-Bit Masterpiece”

Variety’s Brian Crecente did a preview at PAX East 2019 of WORLD OF HORROR, the unsettling cosmic horror retro RPG from Ysbryd Games and Pantasz, and dubbed the game a “frightening 1-bit masterpiece.” Also praising the title for “taking gaming expos by storm,” Brian was not sparse with compliments for the game: “What’s most striking initially about the game is its deliberately old-school look. […]

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 […]