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The Blind Prophet, a mature, hand-drawn adventure game, is now on Kickstarter

The Blind Prophet
The Blind Prophet is a point-and-click adventure game set in a "tragically blunt and mature universe." This description alone, plus the comic art style, was enough to catch my attention, and I'm glad it did. The game is developed by Ars Goetia Games, a one-man studio led by Baptiste Miny with the help of...

Alice: Asylum, a prequel to American McGee’s Alice is in the works

Alice Asylum
American McGee's Alice was first released in 2000 and took up deep into a rabbit hole of madness, psychological horror, and gothic cats. A less successful sequel, titled Alice: Madness Returns, sent us back to the twisted Wonderland in 2011 to face Alice's traumatic past. Now, we learn that American McGee is finally returning...

Lunark is a cinematic 2D platformer that channels Flashback, Another World

Lunark
If Prince of Persia, Another World, Flashback or Captain Claw are some of your favorite retro games, you should really keep an eye out on, or even back, Lunark - a cinematic 2D platformer on a new Kickstarter campaign. Solo indie dev Johan Vinet develops this ambitious game. Vinet has contributed to previous successful...

SteamWorld Quest brings robots and fantasy to the Nintendo Switch

SteamWorld Quest
Nintendo has revealed SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech is coming to the Switch. The announcement was made during the latest indie showcase video, alongside quite a few other Nindies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=TAA5qzWlMUU For those who are less familiar with the series, SteamWorld is developed by Image and Form Games, now a...

Atomic Heart gameplay video shows 10 minutes of Russian System Shock

Atomic Heartvideo
Remember Atomic Heart, that weird "BioShock, but in the Soviet Union" game we first learned about mid-2018? Well, indie developer Mudfish has finally released a proper gameplay video, showing it in action. The video is 10 minutes long and shows a glimpse of the open world before our protagonist, a chain-smoking KGB officer, gets...

Anthem VIP Demo preview: launching BioWare’s next adventure into action

Anthem VIP Demo - Storm
First announced in E3 2017, Anthem is legendary role-playing developer Bioware's upcoming action-RPG title and has you flying around in robotic exoskeletons and fighting aliens in a hostile alien world. With the full release less than a month away, on February 22, Anthem has launched its VIP Demo over the weekend. The demo...

Nintendo highlights a bunch of new indie games coming to the Switch

Nintendo has released a new video, full of "turn-based, role-playing and platforming action." More specifically - indie action. Check it out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8eRT4HVT1U The first game on the list is Wargroove, a new indie turn-based strategy game by Chucklefish. In Wargroove, up to four players wage war on lovely pixelated...

Warriors: Rise to Glory Early Access preview: Your own gladiator dynasty

Warriors: Rise to Glory is an Israeli indie game, developed by Gavra Games. It is a turn-based fighting game with RPG elements, in which you play as a brave warrior at the beginning of his path to becoming the greatest gladiator there ever was. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbvnOpBF2T8 Creating the Ultimate Fighter

In Katana Zero, you deflect bullets and slash your enemies with style

Katana Zero
Katana Zero lets you play as a time-manipulating ronin named The Dragon. You are after someone, and there are a lot of bad guys in your way. Watch the trailer below to learn what The Dragon does to people in his way. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOdcl39LRo0 Yikes. As publisher...

Rainswept, a murder mystery in a small town, is out next month

Rainswept release date
Rainswept is an adventure game about murder. It's also about "love, relationships and unresolved trauma" with heavy Twin Peaks vibes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE9_fKZfM7U You take the role of Detective Michael Anderson as he arrives in the small town of Pineview. He is there to investigate, and ultimately solve, the brutal murder...

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