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Old School RPG “Alphadia Neo” Now on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch

On Friday, KEMCO released Alphadia Neo for the PS5, PS4 and Nintendo Switch. The game was released last year for Steam PC and Xbox platforms. Developed by Exe Create, Alphadia Neo is a fantasy RPG that prides itself on its retro-inspired presentation. Here’s the official breakdown of Alphadia Neo from KEMCO, followed by a recent trailer: Alphadia Neo for PS5/PS4

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Game Review: “Jitsu Squad” (PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Steam PC)

There was clearly a lot of love that went into the making of Jitsu Squad – love for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game, that is. Aside from the obvious inspirations and comparisons to TMNT, there are a plethora of other video game and pop-culture references throughout Jitsu Squad.*  Naturally, some light spoilers will follow.  Much like the aforementioned TMNT arcade game, Jitsu Squad lets you pick from four

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Twin-Stick Shooter “NeverAwake” Coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation in January

Game publisher Phoenixx recently announced that twin-stick shooter NeverAwake will be released on 19 January for PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch. A PC version is already available via Steam. Developed by Neotro Inc, NeverAwake is set in the psychological horror world of a young girl’s nightmares. I wish I could turn my dreams into twin-stick shooters… I’d shoot so many

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2D Adventure Game “Watch Over Christmas” Now on Consoles

Why does Santa always need saving? #TropesVsSanta Indie game developer and publisher Dionous Games recently released their 2D adventure game Watch Over Christmas for Xbone, SeXbox, PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch. The game was released on Steam PC last holiday season. Inspired by classic PC adventure games, Watch Over Christmas features point-and-click controls, a colorful, 2D art style, and fully

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“Kawaii Slime Arena” Coming to Nintendo Switch on 22 December

Cute & Shute! Game publisher JanduSoft recently announced that the upcoming horde shooter Kawaii Slime Arena is slated to release on Nintendo Switch in North America on 22 December. The Japanese version for PS4, PS5 and Switch will release a week earlier on 15 December. Developed by Mitsuki Game Studio, Kawaii Slime Arena puts players behind the trigger finger of

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3 Vs. 1 Party Game “Goonya Monster” Now on Nintendo Switch, PS5, Steam PC

Over the weekend, publisher MUTAN released the 3 vs. 1 party game Goonya Monster for Nintendo Switch, PS5 and Steam PC. It was also revealed at INDIE Live Expo Winter 2022 that there is a special 10% launch discount for a limited time. Nothing says party like grabbing a few friends to separate the heads of the undead from their

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“Police Simulator: Patrol Officers” Available Now on Steam PC, PlayStation and Xbox

Become the Thin Blue Line! On Thursday, publisher Astragon Entertainment released Police Simulator: Patrol Officers for Steam PC, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox. Developed by Aesir Interactive, Police Simulator: Patrol Officers puts players in control of a rookie police officer who starts off writing parking tickets and increasingly takes on more challenging law enforcement tasks such as thefts and robberies.

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Upcoming Remake of Lovecraft-Inspired “Sherlock Holmes The Awakened” to Feature a “Substantial Rewrite”

Ukrainian developer Frogwares has so far managed to dodge the recent volleys of Russian bullets and bombs and keep their noses to the grindstone for Sherlock Holmes The Awakened. Originally released in 2006, this new version of Sherlock Holmes The Awakened is considered a full remake from the ground up. That means assets created in Unreal Engine 4 and a

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“QUByte Classics – The Samurai Collection” Coming to Consoles on 3 November

On Tuesday, QUByte Interactive announced that The Samurai Collection will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox on 3 November as part of the QUByte Classics line. The Samurai Collection includes both First Samurai and Second Samurai, which are side-scrolling action games originally developed by Vivid Image for the Amiga in the early 90s. Here’s the official

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Psychological Horror Game “Unholy” Coming to PC, Consoles in 2023

Indie game publisher HOOK will release the new horror game Unholy in 2023 for both Steam PC and consoles. the first-person psychological horror experience Developed by Duality Games, Unholy is described as a “first-person psychological horror experience” that combines both stealth and exploration.  Here’s the official breakdown of Unholy from HOOK:  Unholy will be published for PS5, SeXbox and Steam PC in 2023. You can add the

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Retro-Inspired RPG “Dragon Prana” Coming to PlayStation, Nintendo Switch in November

On Thursday, Kemco announced that Dragon Prana is coming to the PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch on 3 November (NA, EU and AUS regions). The game is already available on Steam and Xbox platforms. Developed by EXE Create, Dragon Prana was originally created and released for mobile platforms. The game aims to bridge the gap between contemporary and retro by

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Über Violent FPS “Nightmare Reaper” Coming to Consoles in 2023

“Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” -Galatians 6:7 Horror game publisher Feardemic recently announced that Nightmare Reaper will receive a physical release for PS4, PS5, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch in early 2023. Developed by Blazing Bit Games, Nightmare Reaper is an über violent FPS that combines looter-shooter and roguelite mechanics. The game is described as “fast-paced, dark and violent” and features “geysers of

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Musketeers Vs Zombies in “Heidelberg 1693” Coming Soon to Consoles

Red Art Games has announced that Heidelberg 1693 is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch on 18 November. Developed by Andrade Games and ported to consoles by Red Art Games, Heidelberg 1693 is an über violent 2D action game set in the Sturmfront – The Mutant War universe. Here is the official breakdown of Heidelberg 1693 from Red Art Games: Red Art Games will release a limited physical

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Throwback Roguelike “Doomed to Hell” Coming to Consoles on 20 October

Jesus told you to repent, dummy. Publisher QUByte Interactive has announced that the supernatural adventure Doomed to Hell will be available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox on Thursday, 20 October. Developed by Gagonfe, Doomed to Hell is a top-down action game with Roguelike mechanics and a throwback pixel-art visual aesthetic. Here’s the official breakdown of Doomed to

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Retro-Inspired 3D Platformer “Clive ‘N’ Wrench” Coming to PC, Consoles in February

“If you can dodge a Wrench, you can dodge a Clive!” On Tuesday, Numskull Games announced that the 3D platformer, Clive ‘N’ Wrench, will release in February 2023 for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5 and Steam PC. Developed by Dinosaur Bytes Studio, is inspired by classic, retro 3D platformers such as Spyro the Dragon and, erm… (not that other one? Really?)

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Narrative Adventure “Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo” Arrives on Consoles

On 4 October, Microids released the console versions of Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo. Developed by Pendulo Studios, Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo is a narrative adventure game loosely based on the classic Hitchcock movie. The game is described as “a disturbing investigation inside the human mind.” Keen. Here’s the official breakdown of Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo from Microids, followed by the

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Grim Adventure “A Plague Tale: Requiem” Coming to PC, Consoles 18 October

Game publisher Focus Entertainment is all set to release A Plague Tale: Requiem, the sequel to A Plague Tale: Innocence, for both PC and consoles on 18 October. Developed by Asobo Studio, A Plague Tale: Requiem is a supernatural adventure that follows a young woman and her little brother as they survive the Black Plague in 14th Century France. Here’s

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The Suck and Blow Mechanic Returns in “Shatter Remastered Deluxe” Coming Soon to Consoles, PC

PikPok recently announced that brick-breaking Shatter Remastered Deluxe is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, SeXbox, Xbone, Windows PC, macOS, and Steam PC on 2 November. Originally released in 2009, this newest version of Shatter features 4K visuals, enhanced visual effects, and an upgraded 5.1 soundtrack. Of course, the celebrated “suck and blow” mechanic also makes its glorious return! (*Snick!*)

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Vulpine Adventure “Trifox” Coming to PC, Consoles in October

Publisher Big Sugar recently announced that Vulpine adventure Trifox arrives next month on Switch, Xbox, and PC with PlayStation versions to follow. The maiden game by Belgian developer Glowfish Interactive, Trifox is described as a “fun-filled, action-packed adventure” inspired by classic 3D platformers such as Crash Bandicoot and Ratchet & Clank. Players take control of the titular Trifox, who is

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“Police Simulator: Patrol Officers” Now Available to Preorder on Playstation, Xbox

Game publisher astragon Entertaiment recently announced that Police Simulator: Patrol Officers is now available to digitally preorder on PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox, with a full release on 10 November. Developed by Aesir Interactive, Police Simulator: Patrol Officers puts players in control of a rookie police officer who starts off writing parking tickets and increasingly takes on more challenging law

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“Ion Fury” Sequel “Phantom Fury” Coming to PC, Consoles in 2023

Publisher 3D Realms recently announced a new first-person shooter Phantom Fury is coming to PS5, SeXbox, Nintendo Switch, and PC sometime in 2023. Developed by Slipgate Ironworks, Phantom Fury is a follow-up to 2020’s Ion Fury, starring that game’s heroine, Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison. This new game is still an “action-packed adventure” in a sci-fi setting, but this time with a

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New Trailer for 110 Industries’ Slasher/Shooter “Wanted: Dead”

110 Industries recently released a new trailer for its brutal hack ‘n slash action title, Wanted: Dead. The trailer shows off the game’s swordplay mechanics, mini-games, and stylish finishing moves. Here’s the official breakdown of the game, followed by the latest trailer: Wanted: Dead 110 Industries and Soleil’s new hybrid slasher/shooter, from the makers of Ninja Gaiden and Dead or

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“Formula Retro Racing: World Tour” Coming to Consoles in December

Developers Repixel8 and CGA Studio Games recently announced that Formula Retro Racing: World Tour is coming to the Xbone, SeXbox Series S | X, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch on 14 December. As the latest entry in the Formula Retro Racing series, World Tour combines classic arcade-style gameplay with a low-polygon visual aesthetic to create a neo-retro, 90s-style racing experience.

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“Operation Wolf Returns” Announced at Tokyo Game Show

This week at the Tokyo Game Show, publisher Microids announced that a revival of the classic arcade game Operation Wolf is coming soon to both PC and consoles. Originally released in 1987 by Taito, Operation Wolf is an arcade game shooter complete with a gun (an uzi, if I remember right) mounted to the cabinet. The 80s were awesome. You

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Southern Gothic Adventure “NORCO” Coming to Consoles in October

Indie game publisher Raw Fury recently announced that the point-and-click narrative adventure NORCO is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox on 20 October. The game will also be available on Xbox Game Pass. Developed by game dev collective Geography of Robots, NORCO is described as a “Southern Gothic” narrative set in a pixel-art recreation of Southern Louisiana. Here’s the

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90s Fossil “Radical Rex” Resurfaces for Modern Consoles

In 1994, a couple of years after words like “radical”, “gnarly” and “tubular” had gone out of vogue, Activision unwisely released an action platformer under the title Radical Rex for Super Nintendo, SEGA Genesis and SEGA CD. Fast-forward a few decades, and QUByte Interactive and PIKO Interactive have announced that Radical Rex is back – available today (8 September) for

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Paper RPG “The Outbound Ghost” Coming to PC, Consoles in 2022

Like Paper Mario – but everyone is dead. Publisher Digerati recently announced that the new “paper RPG” The Outbound Ghost will be released on 21 September for Steam and other PC storefronts for $19.99. A digital console release for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox is expected later in 2022. Developed by Conradical Games, The Outbound Ghost is described

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“New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja” First Gameplay Trailer

Microids recently pulled back the curtain on New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja by releasing the very first gameplay trailer. Originally developed by Data East, New Joe & Mac is a remastered version of the 1991 arcade game. This revamped release will include updated visuals, additional modes, and an extended story mode. Here’s the official breakdown of New Joe &

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Pixel-Art Brawler “Slaps and Beans 2” Coming Soon to Consoles

ININ Games recently announced that 2-D brawler Slaps and Beans 2 will be coming to consoles sometime in 2023. Developed by Buddy Productions and Trinity Team, Slaps and Beans 2 is the sequel to the irreverent first game starring Bud Spencer and Terence Hill. The game was successfully crowdfunded in 2021, and will feature an improved combat system and the

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Anthropomorphic Brawler “Jitsu Squad” Coming to Consoles Later This Year

ININ Games recently announced that 2D beat ‘em up Jitsu Squad is scheduled to release later this year for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PS5 (in both digital and physical format). A digital-only release for Xbox is planned for a later date. Developed by Tanuki Creative Studio, Jitsu Squad is a fast-paced brawler featuring unique character designs, colorful graphics, and both

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