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Vive la Liberté! The French Revolution gets a sci-fi spin in “Steelrising” on Steam PC

Game publisher Nacon has been teasing Spiders’ next game for weeks, and earlier this week they finally revealed Steelrising, an all-new action/RPG set in during the French Revolution with a sci-fi spin. You can watch the Steelrising debut trailer below, followed by the brief story synopsis taken from the game’s Steam page: King Louis XVI’s automata army is terrorising the

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Whirlpool’s “Slobbish Dragon Princess” Coming to Western PCs in 2020

Earlier this week, publisher Sekai Project announced that visual novel Slobbish Dragon Princess will be coming to western PCs via Steam. Slobbish Dragon Princess is a romantic comedy developed by Whirlpool (the creators of the Neko-nin exHeart series). You can read Sekai Project’s full story synopsis below: The main character is a sprightly young NEET who lives in a dilapidated dojo.

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“Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate” Headed West for PC, Switch in 2020

Earlier this week during a New Game+ Expo live stream, Spike Chunsoft revealed that Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate is headed for a Western release for both Steam PC and Nintendo Switch sometime in 2020. The Tower of Fortune and The Dice of Fate is the fifth main entry in the Shiren the Wanderer

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“Bloodstained Curse of the Moon 2” Announced for Steam, Consoles

During the New Game+ Expo live stream on Tuesday, Inti Creates announced that Bloodstained Curse of the Moon 2 is coming soon for Steam PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Developed by Artplay and produced by Koji Igarashi, Curse of the Moon 2 brings fans another round of 2D action inspired by the classic Castlevania series. Series protagonist Zangetsu

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PiXEL Announces Greek Mythology-themed “Wing of the Asteria” for Switch, Steam PC

On a Monday, PiXEL announced Wing of Asteria, a new horizontal shooter inspired by ancient Greek mythology. While not much is known about the game, it will feature character designs and concept art by Shuzilow.HA (known for Gaiapolis and the Twin Bee series) and music by Kawagen of the Bandai Namco Studios Sound Team (Phelios, Burning Force). Here’s a look

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“Azure Striker Gunvolt 2” Now Available on Steam PC

Over the weekend, Japanese developer Inti Creates released Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 on Steam. The Steam version of the side-scrolling action/platformer comes with all of the DLC and upgrades (i.e. increased FPS) from the original home console release, and is currently discounted 20% during the launch window (sale ends 29 June). Here’s the official breakdown of Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

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“Lee Carvallo’s Putting Challenge” Recreated and Available to Play Now

Long-time fans of The Simpsons likely will recall a classic Christmas episode from the show’s heyday where Bart is caught protesting shoplifting while trying to snag a copy of the latest, hottest video game of the season. Now thanks game creator Aaron Demeter, everyone can get a chance to play Lee Carvallo’s Putting Challenge in the comfort of your own

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Softstar’s action/RPG “Xuan-Yuan Sword VII” receives new scenery trailer

Taiwan-based developer Softstar Entertainment and Domo Studio have released a new trailer for Xuan-Yuan Sword VII highlighting several of the game’s environments. These landscapes include lush, Chinese fairy tale-inspired forests, streams, as well as “clockwork” technological sites. This footage also shows off the game’s day and night cycle. You can check out the new trailer below, followed by the full

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“Jet Lancer” brings 2D dogfights to Switch, PC & Mac this May

Developer Armor Games Studios has announced that Jet Lancer will arrive on Nintendo Switch, Mac, and PC (via GOG and Steam) on 12 May for $14.99. Developed by Vladimir Fedyushkin and Nicolai Danielsen, Jet Lancer is a fast-paced 2-D shooter with a unique combination of bullet-hell and dogfighting, combining shades of Bangai-O, Defender, Choplifter, and (maybe?) even Asteroids. There’s also

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“Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time” coming to Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC

Publisher Adult Swim Games has announced via IGN that Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time is planned for release this summer for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The game is being developed by Japanese studio Soleil, and will be written by Samurai Jack series head writer Darrick Bachman. Adult Swim Games plans to host a panel at PAX East

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Slice and dice, bitches! “Disc Room” coming to PC, Consoles in 2020

Publisher Devolver Digital has announced that danger-room survival game Disc Room will be coming to console and Steam PC later in 2020. How does one describe Disc Room? In the official press release, Devolver Digital president Fork Parker said, “I don’t understand any of this shit.” Fortunately, somebody else at Devolver knows what’s up, and you can check out the

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“Streets of Rage 4’s” final playable character unveiled; multiplayer details announced

Streets of Rage 4 finally has a full character roster! Publisher Dotemu has announced that the fifth and final fighter to join the long-awaited brawler is Floyd Iraia, a guy who has more metal arms than he has consonants in his last name. If he reminds you of Jax from Mortal Kombat, you’re not alone (he even yells “Gotcha!” when

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“Spirit of the North” coming to Nintendo Switch, PC this Spring

Merge Games recently announced that Infuse Studio’s adventure game Spirit of the North will be coming to both Windows PC and Nintendo Switch this Spring. Originally released in 2019 for PS4, Spirit of the North is a 3rd-person puzzle adventure game inspired by Nordic lore. Players control a red fox who must assist the guardian of the Northern Lights as

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“Alien Hominid Invasion” coming to consoles, PC

On Thursday, game developer The Behemoth announced Alien Hominid Invasion, a reimagining of 2002’s side-scrolling action/shooter Alien Hominid. This new take will feature cooperative multiplayer and a “completely new gameplay, progression, mechanics, and so much more.” You can watch the reveal trailer below. Behemoth plans to reveal more about Alien Hominid Invasion at PAX East 2020 (27 February to 1

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“Half-Life 2” mod “Natural Selection” blamed for school shooting in Mexico

On Friday, an 11-year old boy in Torreon, Mexico shot and killed one teacher and injured six others at his school before turning the weapon on himself and taking his own life. After an extensive investigation lasting a few hours, Miguel Riquelme, governor of the state of Coahuila, commented on the tragedy, noting that the shooter “was well behaved… and

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SNK to add Wan-Fu to “Samurai Shodown” on 18 December

On Sunday, SNK announced that series veteran Wan-Fu will soon be joining the character roster of Samurai Shodown as DLC. How soon? Try 18 December. Wan-Fu is available as part of the $19.99 Season Pass, or he can be purchased separately for $5.99. You can check out Wan-Fu’s gameplay trailer below. Samurai Shodown is published by Athlon Games and is

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Capcom announces Seth for “Street Fighter V: Champion Edition”

On Sunday, Capcom revealed that Seth will be joining the character roster of Street Fighter V: Champion Edition when it releases next February. You can check out Seth’s reveal trailer below. Formerly the final boss of Street Fighter IV, Seth has since downloaded his consciousness into a female Doll Unit, though one of Seth’s five costumes is his original male

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“Shantae and the Seven Sirens” delayed to spring 2020

Don’t break out those dancing hips just yet…. WayForward has announced that Shantae and the Seven Sirens will be in gamers’ hands sometime in spring 2020. This is the fifth game in the long-running, platforming-adventure series which began on the GameBoy Color in 2002. Seven Sirens was originally planned for release in late 2019. According to the announcement by WayForward

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Action/RPG “Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin” delayed to 2020

Featured in yesterday’s Nintendo Indie World showcase, Edelweiss’ upcoming action/RPG/farming simulation hybrid title Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has been delayed to 2020. Published by XSEED, Sakuna game was previously scheduled for a worldwide release on PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch in winter 2019. Below is the Nintendo Indie World showcase segment featuring Sakuna, followed by the official statement from

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Rumor: Capcom to release “Resident Evil 3 Remake” in 2020

According to reports received by VGC and YouTube gaming news channel Spawn Wave, Capcom intends to release a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis in 2020. This unconfirmed news is certainly plausible, as Resident Evil 2 producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi has previously indicated that Capcom would consider releasing more Resident Evil remakes if fans “voice their enthusiasm” for them. Seeing as

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Comedy RPG “Yaga” now available on consoles, PC

Previously available exclusively on Apple Arcade, the action-RPG Yaga is now available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One and Windows PC via the Epic Games Store (a Steam release is expected in 2020). So now normal people can actually play it! Pfft! …apple arcade… Developed by Breadcrumbs Interactive and published by Versus Evil, Yaga is a comedic take on

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Sci-fi shoot-em-up “Jamestown+” coming to Switch, PC on 12 December

Final Form Games has announced that its sci-fi space shoot-em-up Jamestown+ is coming to Nintendo Switch and Steam PC via Steam on 12 December 12 for $17.99. Jamestown+ is a new version of the original Jamestown released for PS4 in 2015, with the updated game featuring extra stages, ships, an updated soundtrack and several performances improvements. Those who purchased the

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“Azur Lane: Crosswave” coming to PC in 2020

Game publisher Idea Factory International has announced that Azur Lane: Crosswave is coming to Windows PC. Previously confirmed for PS4, the PC release will be available on Steam in 2020. Developed by Compile Heart, Azur Lane: Crosswave is a 3D shooter based on a 2D shoot-em-up originally released on mobile platforms. The PC version will support English, Japanese, and traditional

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Death Stranding to receive PC release in summer 2020

On Monday, Kojima Productions announced that the long-awaited Death Stranding would receive a release on Windows PC in “early summer 2020.” The PS4 release is still scheduled for 8 November 2019. Originally announced on Sony’s stage at E3 2016, Death Stranding is the brainchild of legendary video game director Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid), who describes it as a “completely

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“Dying Light” to receive “Left 4 Dead 2” themed expansion

On Wednesday, Techland teased that their open-world zombie survival game Dying Light will receive a crossover expansion featuring content inspired by Valve’s own zombie survival shooter Left 4 Dead 2. This will be the final expansion for Dying Light before Dying Light 2 launches next year. There are no specifics regarding what the the Left 4 Dead 2 expansion will

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“BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle” DLC character Blitztank featured in new trailer

Arc System Works has released a new trailer for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle introducing the new DLC character Blitztank from SUBTLE STYLE’s fighting game Akatsuki Blitzkampf. Blitztank is one of the nine playable characters included with the “Version 2.0 Content Pack” scheduled for release on 21 November ($24.99). The Version 2.0 DLC also includes a new story scenario, and new

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“Postal 4: No Regerts” announced; now available on Steam Early Access

The return of the gloriously violent Postal series is upon us, as Running With Scissors has announced Postal 4: No Regerts for PC. In addition, the is available now via Steam Early Access for for a discounted price of $17.99 until 21 October (regularly $19.99). And for all of you game journalist types out there, there are non-lethal gameplay options,

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