I remember first reading about Mighty No. 9 back when the project launched in September 2013. The very idea that a bunch of Mega Man veterans would team up to make a title in the same vein as the Blue Bomber made me feel all tingly inside, and I cannot…
Have you ever wonder what would happen if old school Castlevania and an Iron Maiden album cover had a child? Well, look no further than Slain!, a new hardcore platformer from Wolf Brew Games that sees you hacking your way through fiery pits, boneyards and plenty of gnarly looking monsters,…
Upcoming platformer Unravel has been turning heads for quite some time. Since the release of the games trailer at E3 last year, interest has been growing in the beautiful looking game and its equally adorable protagonist Yarny. The latest video to surface for the games promotion features creative director Martin…
The original Freedom Planet was released back in 2013 after a highly successful Kickstarter campaign helped bring it to life. Combining fast paced action platforming with a distinct 16 bit motif, it proved to be a hit on both PC and Wii U. After a countdown event that ended on…
After their initial announcement at The Game Awards earlier this week, Double Fine Productions have officially opened the crowdfunding campaign for Pyschonauts 2.  Instead of going down the conventional route of using Kickstarter and Indiegogo, Double Fine Productions have opted for the relatively new Fig platform, which allows investors to receive a…
The Lombax and robot duo Ratchet & Clank have already proved themselves worthy with previous trailers showing the new reboot for PS4. At the Paris Game Week media briefing, an all new trailer was released showing a small segment of the game's storyline and all new gameplay footage. A lot…
There aren’t enough fungal protagonists in games. Besides Toad, who’s only had one solo adventure to his name, fungi don’t get much love as potential main characters in games. Untame’s Mushroom 11 hopes to redress the balance, casting you as a replicating green fungal growth, who must go on a…
Super Mario Maker is without a doubt one of the greatest ideas that Nintendo have come up with in the last few years. There was only one small hitch that could have made even the most patient of players slightly pessismistic, and that was the system to unlock the new…
Channelling other animal mascots like Sonic and Donkey Kong, Tembo the Badass Elephant attempts to burst into the platformer pantheon by rolling, jumping and splashing his way through hordes of baddies. Is Tembo as badass as his name suggests, or is he blowing his own trumpet? Let’s start off with…
Being announced earlier in the year, Game Freak and SEGA's game about a commando elephant fighting for freedom is finally launching digitally on PS4, Xbox One and PC on July 21st. When the evil Phantom Army attacks and no human is able to save the day, it is up to…
At the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2015 in L.A., Electronic Arts have released a new trailer for Mirror's Edge Catalyst. The new video reintroduces us to the world of Faith, whose backstory is explored in more detail this time around, and the restricted nature of living in this alternate dystopia. There will…
As we approach the announcement filled pandemonium which is E3, it makes sense for companies to show off smaller projects or previously revealed titles before the show, just to keep the heat of the big guns. This seems to be the case with Sony, as they have just revealed a…
If you believe the sheer amount of doomsday fiction that has been produced, the world will fall into an apocalyptic state in one way or another. Nippon Ichi Software have decided to offer their take on this prediction with htol#NiQ: The Firefly Diary, a puzzle platformer that shares similar traits…
Following the trend of releasing previous generation games on current consoles, Atlus have opted to release an optimised version of Abyss Odyssey, a side scrolling action platformer with an extended move set to equal a fighting game. The new version, subtitled the Extended Dream Edtition will feature 1080p visuals, Golem from Zeno…
When it comes to mixing adult humour into video games, very few of the titles become household names because of the limited audience. The developers at Rare were well known for their contents that was accessible to everyone, so when Conker’s Bad Fur Day was released onto the Nintendo 64,…
This preview of A Hat In Time is based on an in-progress version of the game. It does not represent the quality of the final release, which will available when development is complete. Without a doubt, KickStarter is one of the greatest inventions of the current century. It might have…
Teased at on Twitter and finally revealed in this month's Edge magazine, many ex-Rare employees are getting the band back together to form Playtonic Games, a brand new studio which aims to capture the old school joy of 90s era Rareware games for a new generation. To cap off this…
Funk of Titans is, on paper, one of the stupidest ideas every conceived by mankind. God I love stupid ideas. Based loosely on Greek mythology, and I say loosely based on like the movie Noah was loosely based on the story from the Bible, Funk of Titans sees you step…
Sonic 4 Episode 1 and Episode 2 were met with mixed reception when they were released back in the early years of the current decade. Some fans wished that it would be forever forgotten, while others hoped that the previously confirmed trilogy would be completed. However, new evidence from the…
If you didn’t fund the project on KickStarter, Freedom Planet is a nostalgia inspired throwback to the mascot platformers that filled the video game market in the 1990’s. It follows the adventures of three young freedom fighters who are attempting to bring peace to their shattered home world that has been…
In an attempt to capture the essence of 8-bit platformers from the NES era, the team at Yacht Club Games has dug up many of the genre’s tropes and reworked them, trying to add design elements from the modern era to spice up this aging game style. However, is the…