Month: December 2017

Spread the love        Tweet    Last Man Sitting is a hectic indie game where your goal is to make sure that you’re butt is the last one planted in an office chair. Now, this sounds easy but once you throw in a big group of players, shotguns, rocket launches, giant sports balls, and more into the mix, it
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Spread the love        Tweet    Right now it’s still December 31st in the west, but in Japan it’s already 2018. Three of the most relevant developers and publisher from the archipelago of the rising sun decided to welcome the New Year (that in Japan is basically the most relevant holiday there is) with videos. First of all,
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Spread the love        Tweet    Two months ago, Kharon’s Crypt met its Kickstarter funding goal and has now met its stretch goal for a Nintendo Switch port. While there’s still official filing to be done, developers Andromeda Project has confirmed that Nintendo of Europe has already approved the project for release on Nintendo Switch. One major sidenote mentioned is
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Spread the love        Tweet    Publisher Marvelous has just released a short teaser trailer for the upcoming Fate/Extella Link right before the new year. This new trailer, seen below, brings to light a few new characters, and perhaps more importantly, a solid release date in Japan. Much like previous series titles, Fate/Extella Link will feature hack-and-slash action against large numbers of enemies. Link will
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Spread the love        Tweet    It is already 2018 in Japan, so Japan-based publisher CIRCLE Ent. has revealed their teased January 1 Nintendo Switch announcement: strategy role-playing series Mercenaries Saga will be coming to the latest Nintendo platform. As an even better announcement, the game will be Mercenaries Saga Chronicles — most likely an anthology or remaster of the first three games
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Spread the love        Tweet    Ever since Cave Story and Mega Man 9 jumpstarted the retro-revival scene in gaming in the mid-2000’s, many titles have been created that call back to retro consoles from the 8 and 16 Bit eras. Kickstarter has also been home to many of these games, with one of its biggest successes being
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Spread the love        Tweet    Bandai Namco released a large batch of gameplay trailer and screenshots of its upcoming anime-inspired battle game The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia. The videos and screenshots showcase some of the members of the cast that will appear in the game, and that will be familiar to fans of the anime
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Spread the love        Tweet    Microsoft is continuing its comedic advertisement campaign for the Xbox Game Pass service, and this time around it’s themed after Insomniac Games’ Sunset Overdrive. The commercial has the usual store clerk that appeared in previous spots drinking the Overcharge drink that is at the base of the game’s story and then burping
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Spread the love        Tweet    Developer Dodge Roll took to Twitter to announce that their bullet hell title Enter the Gungeon has sold over 75,000 copies in two weeks on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Enter the Gungeon has sold over 75,000 copies on Nintendo Switch in just two weeks, surpassing all expectations. Thanks to all the new Gungeoneers, Nintendo
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Spread the love        Tweet    Development team Atooi’s first Nintendo Switch title, the Mutant Mudds Collection, became available earlier this month via the Nintendo eShop and the team is showing no signs of a slowdown going into 2018. In a tweet by the company’s founder, Jools Watsham, the team apparently has at least three titles planned for Nintendo’s handheld-console hybrid in
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Spread the love        Tweet    Some Fortnite players may have been affected by an issue on December 27 following the release of a new build of the game. The issue would either result in players losing their entire inventory, their Storm Shield storage, or not receiving V-Bucks that they purchased with real money. If you’re a player who has been
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today Koei Tecmo released a new TV commercial for its upcoming anime-inspired game Attack on Titan 2.  The commercial sticks to the semi-brief thirty-second format that is common to many TV ads, but manages to stick quite a few scenes in, most of which are rather lovely 3D renditions of scenes of the
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Spread the love        Tweet    If you play on Xbox One, and you’ve been wondering when you’d be able to get your hands on Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China without purchasing it on PC, then today is your lucky day. Developer Ace Maddox has announced that the action game will be officially available internationally on Microsoft’s console in just
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Spread the love        Tweet    Shawn Elliott was a key level designer on the Irrational Games development team that released Bioshock Infinite nearly five years ago. Since that time, Elliott moved to Arkane Studios in Austin, Texas to work on the 2017 edition of Prey. According to a job change on his LinkedIn page, it seems like Elliott’s future
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Spread the love        Tweet    PlatinumGames’ has gained quite the following over the past eleven years from working on a variety of critically acclaimed action-oriented games, but all of them were published by another studio or based on an already established IP. Although they have teased it before, Head of Development and Producer Atsushi Inaba confirmed to GameInformer in an interview that the
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Spread the love        Tweet    KINGArt Games, known for titles such as The Dwarves, announced Iron Harvest, a new RTS set in the world crafted by Polish artist Jakub Różalski called 1920+, last year. Earlier this year, we received our first glimpse of gameplay, and today, the developers released a new gameplay video showing some of Iron Harvest’s dynamic environmental
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Spread the love        Tweet    While the holiday season is now mostly behind us, plenty of great deals are still making their way over to customers thanks to post-holiday deals, and Amazon’s Digital Day Sale is offering plenty that gamers should love. Amazon has kicked off its Digital Day Sale that runs store-wide for some great post-Christmas
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Spread the love        Tweet    Publisher/Developer Flyhigh Works gave an update on the success of two games of theirs on the Nintendo Switch. The two games in question during a recent presentation were Kamiko and VOEZ. First up, Kamiko was revealed to have surpassed 160,000 in worldwide downloads. Kamiko is a top-down action game with puzzle-solving elements by indie developer
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Spread the love        Tweet    Coming out of 2017, it’s clear that Nintendo’s gamble with the release of the Switch back in March has paid off well with the system having already crossed 10 million units worldwide earlier this month, and now Nintendo seems to be upping the ante in a big way for the next fiscal
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today Nintendo and Intelligent Systems revealed a new summoning focus for the new year, with heroes themed after the holiday, which is pretty much the most prominent in Japan. The event includes three special heroes themed after the Japanese (Hoshidan?) New Year, Azura, Camilla, and Takumi. Of course, Camilla is the cutest
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Spread the love        Tweet    It’s safe to say that Death Stranding is easily one of the most anticipated games currently in development. While we’ve received a steady drip feed of trailers for the game over the last 18 months, there’s still a lot we don’t know. Death Stranding’s highly regarded Creative Director Hideo Kojima has been incredibly outspoken about
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Spread the love        Tweet    Koei Tecmo is continuing its string of reveals of its upcoming open-world Musou game Shin Sangokumusou 8, that will be titled Dynasty Warriors 9 in the west. This time around, we learn about the Teahouse, where we can purchase food offering temporary benefits like increased experience gain, improved attack, buffed speed or
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