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Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones review: Worth losing your mind over

Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones review
With a dark atmosphere that draws you deeper and deeper, Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones encourages you to solve any situation your way and live with your decisions. A clear sign that I’m really getting into a game is the rituals I develop while playing it — brewing a hot beverage, turning off...

Röki is a beautiful little tale inspired by Scandinavian folklore

Roki Gamescom 2019
Röki is one of the most impressive games I played at Gamescom 2019. From the very first seconds into its demo, it was already clear to me this game has something special, whether it's the art style, animations, or narrative design. https://youtu.be/WdvRkQtW03g Since I was chatting with the developers...

Sow by day and fight by night in nuclear farming game Atomicrops

Atomicrops
Atomicrops is probably one of the craziest, funniest games I got to play at Gamescom 2019. This game puts you in the role of a farmer searching for weird new seeds to sow on his farm and fighting hordes of monsters. While the demo I got to play at Gamescom was far from finished,...

Killsquad proves that friends who blow stuff up together, stay together

Killsquad
I knew Killsquad is my kind of game the second I saw it. I could tell just by how passionate its developers are that it's going to be one of the best experiences of Gamescom 2019. I wasn't wrong. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERXWSRpXEJA Killsquad is an isometric co-op shooter by Catalan indie...

My Friend Pedro trailer is the fun kind of crazy

My Friend Pedro
My Friend Pedro was one of the games highlighted on the Devolver Digital E3 2018 press conference. It's a silly-looking game that I've been wanting to play ever since I first saw it. Check out that game's new gameplay trailer for yourself. It's extremely bananas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaPBAKg3VT4 The trailer is just all sorts of mayhem. You can see the main character (who isn't Pedro, by...

Apocalyptic RPG Eastward is inspired by Earthbound and The Legend of Zelda

Eastward
Eastward is a new RPG adventure from Chinese indie studio Pixpil. You play as a hardworking digger named John (who kinda looks like Joel from The Last of Us), who discovers a mysterious young girl in a secret facility underneath a dig site. John and Sam leave the quiet village and make their way through a decaying world filled with monsters and a "quirky...

Slowly chase and kill your friends in Murderous Pursuits

Murderous Pursuits
I’m standing above the corpse of the (former) prince of India. People are gathering around me, and I’m pretty sure I can hear the guards approaching in the next room. My mind is racing. What should I do? Should I throw away the bloody dagger in my hands? Should I run? Should I don a disguise and try to disappear into...

Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass announced, could be a Battle Royale

Serious Sam 4 Planet Badass
Serious Sam is back to blow up hordes of monsters in Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass. The game was officially announced through a new teaser trailer. The video shows Sam riding a motorbike through the countryside, before being "attacked" by one headless kamikaze. If you know anything about Serious Sam, then you can already see how it ends - explosions and many...

Vampyr story trailer sheds light on the journey of a newborn vampire

Vampyr story trailer
Vampyr story trailer that tells more about the grim situation protagonist Dr. Jonathan Reid finds himself in when he wakes up as a vampire in the disease-ridden streets of 1918 London. This isn't the first story trailer developer Dontnod Entertainment released for the game. However, it is the first one that actually tells us something coherent about Vampyr's story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-wsrKufDKU If we ignore...

Nintendo Switch indie games coming in 2018: Light Fall, Banner Saga 3, Garage and more

Nintendo Switch Indie Games - Nindie Showcase
You can expect at least 14 more Nintendo Switch indie games in the coming months. Nintendo has released a new Nindies showcase video during GDC, showing off an impressive line up of upcoming Switch indie titles. Some of these games are already available on other platforms, but some are actually completely new. A number of these new titles are even Switch...

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