PC Gamer Sets its Sights on Ysbryd’s No Place for Bravery

Amid the deluge of games revealed during last month’s Guerilla Collective showcase, PC Gamer’s Andy Chalk spotted a pixel art behemoth looming on the horizon. No Place For Bravery, a top-down action-RPG exploring what a parent would do to find their child in a war-torn world, wowed audiences with its evocative visuals and bleak setting. Chalk writes about the new title […]

YouTuber GhostWorld Takes an Unforgettable Trip into WORLD OF HORROR

There’s something strange going on in a sleepy little town. Vengeful spirits stalk classrooms, occult symbols appear on residents’ skin, and a sense of prevailing doom hangs overhead. With so much strangeness in one location, someone needs to figure out what’s going on. That’s where GhostRobo comes in. The popular YouTube content creator recently took a trip to check out WORLD […]

Giant Bomb Deems 1-Bit Horror RPG WORLD OF HORROR “Top-Notch”

Giant Bomb had the chance to dive into WORLD OF HORROR, the unsettling cosmic horror retro RPG from developer panstasz and publisher Ysbryd Games, available now on Steam Early Access and Xbox Game Pass for PC.  During a gameplay video posted on its YouTube channel, the hosts deemed the game “as a sit-down, turn off the lights and experience it, this […]

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 […]

Destructoid Praises WORLD OF HORROR Steam Early Access

Destructoid’s Jordan Devore praised the lo-fi horror RPG WORLD OF HORROR as “one to remember.” The title, developed by panstasz and published by Ysbryd Games, arrives for Steam Early Access on Feb. 20 before hitting up Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Steam for PC before the end of the year. Uzumaki seems like a major source of inspiration, and […]

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 […]

EGM Interview: Sukeban Games on Creating a Game During the Crisis in Venezuela

EGM’s David O’Keefe spoke with Fernando Damas from Sukeban Games at PAX West about the studio’s next title, N1RV Ann-A, and the difficulty of developing a game during the crisis in Venezuela. Thanks to the sales of VA-11 Hall-A, Damas was able to uproot and move to a new home in Japan where he enjoys greater stability—but at a […]

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 […]