Game Rant Previews ENDER LILIES: Quietus Of The Knights, Out Now on Steam Early Access

Game Rant delivers some spooky news: ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights, a dark fantasy metroidvania fairy tale from publisher Binary Haze Interactive, out now on Steam Early Access. Console releases will follow in Q2 2021. Author Jared Carvalho discusses how the world of the game comes together: One major departure that ENDER LILIES takes from other Metroidvanias and […]

Bright Memory Infinite Included in Destructoid’s Most Anticipated Games Of 2021

Chris Moyse included Bright Memory Infinite from solo developer FYQD Studio and publisher PLAYISM in Destructoid’s list of Most Anticipated Games Of 2021 among other exciting titles. Bright Memory: Infinite, afforded the resources of a souped-up PC, a next-gen console, and a higher budget, could prove a real sleeper hit – the kind of release […]

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 […]

Polygon Points Out 2021’s Most-Anticipated Indie Games

A new year means a new crop of games. Polygon’s Nicole Carpenter kicked off 2021 by taking a look at this year’s roster of promising indie projects. Carpenter spotlights 21 highly anticipated games, including 30XX, the follow-up to Batterystaple Games’ acclaimed, best-selling Megaroguelike action-platformer 20XX, and SkateBIRD, the avian action sports game from developer Glass […]

Rock Paper Shotgun Triumphs in Ghostrunner Review

Matthew Castle at Rock Paper Shotgun managed to tally 1,423 deaths—each one a learning experience—while reviewing Ghostrunner, the difficult first-person cyber-ninja slasher from co-publishers 505 Games and All in! Games with development by One More Level, 3D Realms, and Slipgate Ironworks™. Ghostrunner keeps things fresh throughout the entire campaign, constantly giving you new obstacles during […]

GameSpot Announces Limited-Time Echo Generation Demo for Xbox, PC

GameSpot detailed the limited-time demo of Echo Generation, the turn-based adventure from Cococucumber where a gang of kids investigate supernatural occurrences to save their small town, which released this week in collaboration with The Game Awards Festival. Playable on PC via Steam and Xbox Series X|S and One, the demo will be available until December 15. Echo […]

Pocket Gamer Dives into Oceans Lite’s Digital Board Game Launch

Pocket Gamer dove into the details of the launch of Oceans Lite, the digital adaptation of the species building tabletop strategy game Oceans, developed by North Star Digital Studios and out now on Android and iOS as a free download worldwide: The randomly selected Scenario cards also change the seascape of each playthrough, ensuring that every […]

IGDA Executive Director Comments on Cyberpunk 2077 Delay Messaging

Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED recently announced its highly anticipated open-world game would be pushed back from its latest release date, citing additional time needed for extra polish. Although delays are common, the announcement was met with scrutiny among those critical of crunch culture in the video game industry. Renee Gittens, executive director of […]

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 […]

Mighty Goose Soars to PC, Consoles in 2021, Gematsu Reports

2021 is the year of the goose. Mighty Goose, the fast-paced, over the top, classic-inspired run & gun arcade shooter from PLAYISM and Blastmode, honks its mighty horn to indicate a Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One release next year. As reported by Gematsu, Mighty Goose stars the titular bird, who just happens […]