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It’s a Big Day for twin-stick shooter fans, but not for zombies

Big Day
Take the role of a plane-crash and zombie plague survivor in Big Day, an indie game developed by Sonic Shield and distributed by Zodiac Interactive. This one is a real hardcore game, featuring pixel-art shoot-‘em-all zombie slaying in a top-down perspective. Pancho, the main character, tries his luck against the zombie hoards on his way to save his daughter Liz, who was...

Pathologic 2 will be split into three parts, first chapter coming mid-2019

Pathologic 2
Pathologic 2 tells the tale of a city ravaged by a deadly plague through the eyes of three characters: the Haruspex, the Bachelor, and the Changeling. Today, developer Ice-Pick Lodge has announced that it intends to split Pathologic 2 into three separate parts, each focusing on a different character, so it won't have to delay the game's launch any further. Developer Nikolay...

Obsidian Entertainment will reveal a new RPG at The Game Awards

Obsidian new RPG
Obsidian Entertainment is planning to reveal a new RPG during The Game Awards next week. Let's get to speculating. If you go over to obsidian.net, you'll be greeted by one of two pop-ups. Both look very old-timey and ask us to "say tuned for a special message" from either Spacer's Choice or Antie Cloe's. According to the text and countdown at the bottom,...

Alien Blackout could be an Alien Isolation sequel, according to a Fox trademark

Alien Blackout
Alien Blackout could be the name of the new Alien game FoxNext Games is working on. We know this thanks to a new trademark by 20th Century Fox. 20th Century Fox, who just so happens to be FoxNext Games' parent company, has trademarked Alien Blackout as a "game software, computer game, and video game software." The words "mobile application" are also...

Star Ocean: Anamnesis and Nier Automata are collaborating for a limited time

Star Ocean: Anamnesis and Nier Automata
Shortly after revealing that 2B from Nier: Automata is joining Soulcalibur VI, Square Enix shared a new video, featuring their collaboration with Star Ocean: Anamnesis on iOS and Android devices. It appears that 2B and her cohorts A2 and 9S are now playable for a limited time, through November 27. Not a huge surprise since Square Enix are this game's...

Microsoft buys Obsidian and inXile, two leading RPG developers

InXile
Microsoft is boosting its ranks with the addition of the two leading indie RPG studios - Obsidian Entertainment and inXile. Obsidian Entertainment is responsible for some great RPG titles such as Fallout: New Vegas, Pillars of Eternity, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and the game that accelerated their climb to the top - the Xbox console exclusive Star Wars: Knights...

Draugen is a Fjord Noir mystery game with beautiful scenery and existential horror

Draugen
Red Thread Games, the indie studio behind Dreamfall Chapters, has finally released some new information about their next game, Draugen. Draugen is a first-person, single-player psychological mystery set in 1920s Norway. You are Edward Charles Harden, an American who travels to Norway in search of his missing sister. But, as the game's tagline clarifies, you are not alone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XOkebX8fOI Joining you is Lissie, Edward’s...

Warren Spector worked on a Command & Conquer RPG before it was canceled

Command & Conquer
Warren Spector, the creator of Deus Ex, was working on an RPG set in the world of Command & Conquer before EA canceled it in 1996. The Command & Conquer RPG would have been an immersive sim, like Spector's previous works, Deus Ex and System Shock. "It was going to look a lot like Deus Ex," Spector told VG247. "I knew what...

Void Bastards is a roguelite shooter by BioShock and System Shock 2 developer

Void Bastards
Blue Manchu, an indie studio headed by Irrational Games co-founder Jonathan Chey, has revealed a new game titled Void Bastards. At first glance, Void Bastards feels like a mix of Borderlands, The Stanley Parable, and that Prey Mooncrash DLC - all excellent games. I only added The Stanley Parable to this list because both games share the same narrator with the same dry sense...

World War 3 Early Access preview: War is inevitable

World War 3 Early Access
The farm 51's military shooter, World War 3 has entered its Early Access phase on Steam. We've decided to check out and see if it can match the big guns of the Call of Duty and Battlefield series in all-out war. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LixwFCb6LnY WW3 is a first-person multiplayer shooter, which revolves around a modern, global conflict between two major sides: the East,...

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