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Frictional Games won’t stop teasing a new game, so here’s what we know

Frictional Games
Frictional Games, the developers of horror games such as Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Soma, are working on a new project. We know this because they keep teasing us with videos, riddles, and now cryptic release releases. "Not much is known. This we can share" is a message I recently got from Evolve PR,...

Hazel Sky drops from above with a touching story about destiny and desire

Hazel Sky
Hazel Sky, from Brazilian developer Coffee Addict Studio and publisher Another Indie, is a heartfelt adventure of self-discovery, friendship, and unbelievable flying contraptions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6rT6BVQIcA Hazel Sky is set in a world divided between two factions - the honored engineers and the reviled artists. You take the role of an...

Streets of Rage 4 video reveal new fighter and multiplayer details

Streets of Rage 4 multiplayervideo
Streets of Rage 4 publishers Dotemu, together with developers Guard Crush Games and Lizardcube, has released a new gameplay trailer for the revived beat 'em up. The video reveals a new fighter named Floyd, who, like Jax from the Mortal Kombat series, is armed with two powerful cybernetic arms (pun intended). His mechanical punchers were...

Disc Room is a puzzle game with rooms full of deadly, sentient discs

Disc Room
The challenging new puzzle game Disc Room has an apt title. It has rooms and discs of all shapes and sizes - most of them quite deadly. The game was revealed after publisher Devolver Digital teased it on Twitter a few days ago. Here's the official trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yteR4mvlofs

ScourgeBringer Early Access preview: A furious ball of destruction

scourgebringer
The ancient war machines standing in my way are no match for me. I jump, dash, slash, and slice, and within a few seconds, they are in pieces. I blaze on from room to room until I miscalculate, and a blast to the face kills me. "No worries," I think to myself as I buy some upgrades...

Project Genesis marks the first steps into the video game Metaverse

Project Genesis
"I was born too late to explore the planet and too early to explore the universe." This anonymous quote is why I prefer exploration, fantasy, and space games over any other genre. The digital worlds of video games are my new frontier. I grew up watching...

Raw Fury to publish Backbone, a game about a raccoon detective

Backbone
Backbone developer EggNut is partnering with publisher Raw Fury to bring the game to PC and consoles in 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zovLb-oenmk According to a recent Kickstarter update, Raw Fury has approached EggNut in 2018, but nothing came out of this initial contact and the developer decided to go the Kickstarter...

Dandara: Trials of Fear adds loads of free content to the indie Metroidvania

Dandara: Trials of Fear
It's been two years since Dandara was successfully released on virtually every platform out there. Now, the remarkable and dizzy Metroidvania is back with more content as Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b23YCxSlS_g Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition introduces three whole new areas to explore, a new boss, new...

Effie review: Nostalgia spread a little too thin

effie
Inspired by multiple classic titles, Effie combines fun combat and platforming with an empty world to underwhelming results. I'm a massive fan of platformers and colorful action-adventure games. Being on the same playing field as indie gems like A Hat in Time and the wacky Lego games, Effie has its work cut out for...

The Blind Prophet new release date is definitely final this time, hopefully

The Blind Prophet Release date
The Blind Prophet is a dark point-and-click game that I backed on Kickstarter together with 474 other adventure fans. The game was supposed to come out in December 2019 but was delayed until January 10, 2020. When the time came, Ars Goetia Games delayed the game yet again, so they have time to add...

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