Stikbold! Review
Three years ago, a prototype game known as Stikbold was developed during the Nordic Game Jam. The development team known as Game Swing was praised for their creation, so they decided to develop a full game based on their original idea. Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure originally saw a release on…
EGX Rezzed 2016: Slaying Demons in Style with Seraph
There are two sure-fire ways to get me to come and have a look at your game during a conference: have an interesting premise or offer me sweets, and indie studio Dreadbit Games knocked it out of the park. “A skill-based, acrobatic shooter without aiming” took care of the premise…
Republique Review
Warning: This review may contain spoilers. With over $550,000 pledged on Kickstarter and a solid team comprised of industry veterans that worked on titles such as Metal Gear Solid IV and Halo 4, Republique had a lot of potential. Set in a dystopian city-state inspired by the events of George…
Enter the Gungeon Review
I’m mowing down hordes of cute, walking bullets with a gun that fires junk mail, while a turtle in a space helmet provides covering fire as I frantically roll from upturned table to stone pillar. I’ve only got a few seconds before the next torrent of bullets destroys my last…
Why We Need XCOM 2 on Consoles
On February 5th, XCOM 2 landed and once again we could become the commander and wipe out the alien scourge that threatened humanity. Well, not all of us. Despite the game's modest sales and high critical praise, Firaxis have still not shed any light on whether or not a console port of…
Valve lets Players Redesign the Steam Controller
Valve has made the CAD files for the Steam controller public for players to redesign to their "heart's content."  The files were made public on the Steam Community site and provide "the geometry of all externally visible parts." The intention is for players to customise the controller to how they would want…
TY the Tasmanian Tiger Bounces on to Early Access
TY the Tasmanian Tiger, the child friendly platformer released in 2002 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube, has just launched on Steam Early Access. The original developers, Krome Studios, are the guys behind the remaster and are aiming to release the game fully in Q3 2016. Players control TY on…
Hyper Light Drifter Launches for PC and Mac on March 31st
After a short setback at the end of last year, Heart Machine have finally announced that their beautiful glitchpunk action game, Hyper Light Drifter, is coming to PC and Mac on March 31st. Being successfully backed on Kickstarter in October 2013, Hyper Light Drifter has had a long but storied…
I Am Setsuna Coming To The West
Square Enix has announced today at the Game Developers Conference that JRPG, I Am Setsuna, will be skipping the PS Vita and coming straight onto the PS4 this summer. I Am Setsuna is a more traditional JRPG which fans of the genre should keep an eye out for. It comes…
Stardew Valley Sales Near Half a Million
The indie answer to Harvest Moon is selling pretty well, actually it's selling brilliantly. Despite only being on Steam for two weeks, the title has already sold 425,000 copies. The game has sat in the top half of the best sellers list since it launched on Steam. This probably due to…
Dark Souls III Confirmed for 60fps on PC
Rejoice PC Dark Souls fans, your prayers have been answered. In a short GIF posted on the official Dark Souls III Facebook page today, it has been confirmed that Dark Souls III will run at 60fps on PC. This news will no doubt please many, as Dark Souls does have…
Etalus, The Glacier’s Might, Slides Into Rivals of Aether
Rivals of Aether has its final launch character in Etalus, a giant warrior polar bear with command of ice. He is a heavy character like Kragg, using his control of ice to freeze opponents and even grant him frozen armour to help tank hits. He can freeze sections of the…
Kelvin and the Infamous Machine Early Access Now On Steam
As a whole, point and click adventures are well known for their charming characters, improbable yet plausible plot lines and more puzzles than you could throw a rubber chicken with a pulley at. Funded through Kickstarter in 2014, Kelvin and the Infamous Machine is now available through Steam's Early Access…
The Culling is Now Live with Surprise Early Access Release
Originally planned to release on March 8, The Culling has gone live four days early on Steam Early Access. Amongst the countless delays - not looking at anyone specific Naughty Dog - it’s a welcome surprise. Developed by Xaviant Games, The Culling is essentially Battle Royale in video game format,…
Enter the Gungeon Rolls Onto PS4 and PC April 5th
In Enter the Gungeon, you kill giant smiling bullets by shooting them with explosive bananas. Try to find many other games where that exact sentence applies. Enter the Gungeon is a fast paced roguelike that celebrates all things projectiles which has players delving into the depths of said Gungeon to…
HTC Vive Pre-Orders Now Open
From today you can pre-order the virtual reality set from HTC and Valve which will ship in early April. What do you get for you $799/£689? "Vive will be delivered as a complete kit allowing users to instantly jump into a fully immersive virtual environment using two wireless controllers, 360 degree tracking…
Devil Daggers Review
Hell has become one of those go-to levels for game design, being as exciting as the snow or desert area. There’s always some fire, brimstone, lava and possibly a pointy-horned demon cackling at the damned, with artists and designers very rarely straying from the same design of Hell which has…
The Flame in the Flood Survival Tips and Tricks
The Flame in the Flood pits the player against the elements as you lead Scout and her faithful dog Aesop down a harsh river system in post-societal America. It's a procedurally-generated rogue-like from a new studio called The Molasses Flood, boasting talent from the development teams of  'the BioShock Series, Rock…
Acaratus First Look Preview
Mech combat is usually the realm of the action game, with franchises like Armoured Core and MechWarrior having you stomp around a battlefield in real time, firing off salvos from oversized missile batteries in the remains of some future tech city. Very rarely, besides the criminally forgotten Front Mission franchise,…
Does it Come in Black? The Batmobile is Coming to Rocket League
The Dark Knight himself is entering the fray as the Batmobile from the upcoming movie Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice will soon be available to play in Rocket League. Rocket League developer Psyonix and Batman publisher Warner Bros have teamed up to announce The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice…
Steam Offering Discounts on Dark Souls III
Earlier today we announced that PlayStation Japan announced the prices for the new Dark Souls III PlayStation 4s. If that wasn't cool enough, Bandai-Namco have gone the extra mile and announced all of the pre-order bonuses that come with Dark Souls III.  Xbox One owners found out recently that they would be…