Eurogamer Beams Down 30XX’s Near-Future Release Date

Roguelikes come in all shapes and sizes. The subgenre casts a wide net, tying together varied aesthetics, systems, and camera perspectives under the unifying banner of random-generation and challenging gameplay that often means starting over upon dying. 30XX, the follow-up to the acclaimed, best-selling Megaroguelike action-platformer 20XX from developer Battlestaple Games, prepares to mix up […]

30 Years Later, a Jetboard Joust Interview with Eurogamer

Eurogamer’s Martin Robinson interviewed James Closs, developer of Jetboard Joust, a joyous fusion of classic arcade shoot-’em-ups and modern roguelikes from publisher Freedom! Games and developer BitBull, out now on Steam for PC and coming in 2021 for Nintendo Switch. Jetboard Joust picks up from its predecessor, with its core idea lifted wholesale – but […]

ScreenRant Kicks it Old-School with Jetboard Joust

For a certain section of gamers, coin-munching arcades and cumbersome plastic joysticks are sewn into the fabric of the medium. Flashing lights and pixelated characters define countless hours playing titles on systems and cabinets most people are familiar with only in passing. But for those that remember, a new wave of arcade-inspired titles offers a […]

Shacknews Shares Action-Packed Partnership Between Valiant Comics and Blowfish Studios

Shacknews’ Riley Little delivered the news comic publisher Valiant has teamed up with game developer and publisher Blowfish Studios. The partnership is Valiant Comics’ first foray into the world of video games, with Blowfish Studios lending their game-making expertise to develop multiple titles based on Valiant’s superhero properties. Little noted that the move into games was another part of Valiant’s recent […]

Speaking Simulator’s Launch Campaign Endorsed By Shacknews

Speaking Simulator, from Affable Games, released a campaign trailer ahead of the upcoming launch with Shacknew’s Sam Chandler sharing the news of earth’s new potential overlord leader. The hilarious game about an android struggling to infiltrate human society revealed it will bring its tongue-flapping, teeth-flying action to Nintendo Switch alongside PC in late January. Chandler remarked upon the cutting edge android […]

Twinfinite Readies Adventurers for Riverbond Switch Release

Twinfinite’s Aaron Greenbaum is excited about having a new co-op game on Nintendo Switch with the arrival of Riverbond, the voxel dungeon-crawler from Cucucumber, releasing December 10, 2019. Riverbond is a voxel-based dungeon crawler where players can team up to take down tons of enemies and bosses. The game utilizes a 3D, pixelated aesthetic that makes it kid-friendly and […]