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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,...

Serene and melancholic platformer Gris is coming to PC and Switch in December

GRIS release date
Devolver Digital has revealed the official release date for GRIS, the beautifully serene and melancholic platformer. Gris will be available on PC and Nintendo Switch on December 13. The announcement came coupled with a lovely new gameplay trailer that should really get you excited about the upcoming release. That is if you love moody puzzle platformers free of frustration but are still challenging. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFrs1tGy_zg In...

Undertale creator releases a new game called Deltarune for free

Deltarune
Creator of Undertale Toby Fox has released a new game called Deltarune. You can download and play it for free right now. It's likely the new game has something to do with Undertale. According to the game's site, it is meant for people who already completed Toby Fox's hit title. Also, Deltarune is an anagram for Undertale, so there's that. I...

Co-op horror game The Blackout Club sleepwalks into Early Access

The Blackout Club underground tunnels
After a long beta period, The Blackout Club, a co-op horror game about teens fighting the evil forces that took over their town and enslaved their parents, is now available in Early Access. The official announcement reads: "The Blackout Club, our 4 player cooperative horror game, is available now for Early Access on Steam! "We have been beta testing for the past...

One Finger Death Punch 2 is “90% done”, comes with secret games

One Finger Death Punch 2
One Finger Death Punch 2, the sequel to the brutal and incredibly satisfying rhythm action game, is coming to the PC in a few months. According to developer Silver Dollar Games, the PC version is "90% done." The game will also launch on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 about a month later. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hbmVtR9kTk If that isn't enough good news, has...

Cheap Golf Early Access preview: Come for the golf, stay because SUSAN made you

Cheap Golf preview
Cheap Golf is both tedious and intriguing at the same time. It's tedious because all you do is fling a square golf ball (or a "boop" as the game calls it) over and over again through increasingly tricky and/or trippy levels. The intriguing part is everything that happens between these levels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_rGtbXwCWI For me, actually going through each level was only worth it for...

Trine series returns in 2019 with Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince

Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince
The Trine series will be back next year with Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince. The indie developer has announced it is partnering with publisher Modus Games to give fans another delightful and beautiful puzzle platformer. “We are absolutely thrilled to embark on this journey with Frozenbyte,” said Christina Seelye, CEO of Modus Games. “There’s no doubt Trine 4 will be the game...

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