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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eurogamer Shares Salt and Sanctuary’s Xbox Release Date

Eurogamer’s Matt Wales ushered in gripping, goth news for Xbox fans: Salt and Sanctuary, Ska Studios‘ brutal hand-drawn 2D Soulslike platformer with over 900,000 downloads, brings forgotten cities and blood-soaked dungeons to Xbox One February 6, 2019. Matt laid out what Souls fans can expect from this challenging platformer: Although the term “Souls-like” gets bandied around all too often, it’s undoubtedly fitting […]

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 […]

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 […]

CNET Interviews ToeJam & Earl Co-creator Greg Johnson, Discusses, Kickstater Campaign, Fans Expectations and More

CNET’s Mariel Myers sat down with ToeJam & Earl co-creator and “Funkotron Master” Greg Johnson to discuss all things about everyone’s favorite alien duo, who will feature in the series’ upcoming fourth installment ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! on March 1st. The interview included the scoop on how the Kickstarter campaign made it possible for Johnson and his team at HumaNature Studios […]

VG247 Tells the World to Prepare for Battle in Hyper Jam on Feb. 12

VG247 spread the good word that Hyper Jam, the neon-soaked arena brawler from Bit Dragon, engages in synthwave-fueled multiplayer combat on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam on Feb. 12. Sherif Sayed discusses how Hyper Jam keeps the playing field level: Winning in Hyper Jam requires staying alive and reaching a set score. To help struggling players, the […]