Screen Rant reviews digital adaptation of North Star Games’ Evolution

Screen Rant took their turn at reviewing Evolution Board Game, the strategy game of adaptation from North Star Digital Studios with more than 3 million players worldwide across physical and digital editions, for Nintendo Switch. Reviewer Laura Gray noted how this version contains plenty of modes for offline play, including campaign, pass-to-play local multiplayer and […]

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 […]

Crunchyroll Details SINoALICE New Event, Act of Reality

Crunchyroll has laid out all details for Act of Reality, the newest event from SINoALICE, the mobile fantasy battle RPG from the mind of Yoko Taro (director, NieR: Automata). “Inspired by familiar stories from all over the world, SINoALICE pits storybook characters against each other in a battle royale in the Library. There, everyone from Snow White to […]

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 […]

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 […]

COGConnected Finds Darksburg “Intense” and “Incredibly Fun”

What do an escaped werewolf, a portly gourmet, and a macabre plague doctor have in common? At first glance, not a whole lot. But in Darksburg, the co-op zombie action roguelite from Shiro Games, they’re three characters capable of culling hundreds of zombies. Add them to a roster of five playable heroes, mix in some procedurally […]

SplatterCatGaming Explores the Surreal World of Dreamscaper

Dreams are funny things. Little fragments of hopes, fears, and interactions twisted and warped into barely-remembered nighty vignettes. But while most people’s dreams are little more than vague recollections, for the protagonist of Dreamscaper, the lucid dreaming action roguelite RPG from publisher Freedom Games and developer Afterburner Studios, they’re recurring and inescapable nightmares. YouTuber SplatterCatGaming recently dove […]

UploadVR Tuned into Rhythm of the Universe: IONIA, Launching in Q4 on PC VR

UploadVR shared news of the Q4 2020 release window for Rhythm of the Universe: IONIA, the debut episode of the fantasy adventure series about preserving the environment with the power of music, coming to PC VR platforms. Supported platforms include Valve Index, Oculus Rift S, Oculus Quest via Link, HTC Vive and Vive Pro, HP Reverb G2 and […]

Siliconera Reports Death Isn’t the End in 30XX’s Mega Mode

Siliconera’s Jenni Lada reported that 30XX, the follow-up to Batterystaple Games’ best-selling action platformer 20XX, will introduce a new permadeath-free game type called Mega Mode alongside the returning roguelike Arcade Mode. Lada explains how the new game mode operates: If you go through the Mega Mode, you’ll still have procedurally generated levels. However, dying won’t be devastating. You can send […]