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Retro-Inspired Space Shooter “Remote Life” Coming to Consoles on 27 May

Indie publisher Ratalaika Games has announced that 2D space shooter Remote Life is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch on 27 May. Created by one-man developer Next Game Level, Remote Life is a horizontal shoot ‘em up inspired by the retro arcade shooters of the 80s and 90s. Instead of using pixel art, however, the environments are

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Fantasy RPG “Infinite Links” Coming 12 May to Steam PC, Consoles

Publisher KEMCO recently announced that RPG Infinite Links for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Steam PC on 12 May. Developed by Exe Create, Infinite Links is a fantasy RPG with a skill system built around collecting talismans. Here is the official breakdown of Infinite Links from KEMCO: Talismans are magical items that contain great power, even with some

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Strategy RPG “Legend of Ixtona” Now Available on PlayStation

On Thursday, publisher KEMCO released Legend of Ixtona for the PS4 and PS5 (and it does feature cross-buy). Originally released for mobile platforms, Legend of Ixtona is already available on Xbox and Nintendo Switch. Legend of Ixtona is a turn-based strategy RPG presented with an isometric viewpoint. Here’s the official breakdown of Legend of Ixtona from KEMCO: Ixtona emerges from

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Retro-Inspired Visual Novel “Mothmen 1966” Coming to Steam PC, Consoles in July

On Wednesday, publisher Chorus Worldwide announced that visual novel Mothmen 1966 is planned to release on 14 July for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, Nintendo Switch, and Steam PC. Developed by LCB Game Studio, Mothmen 1966 is intended as the first in a series of visual novels inspired by “mid-20th century pulp fiction and ‘80s home computer graphics.” Here’s the official

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Get Rich or Die Trying in “Randy & Dandy DX” Coming to Consoles, PC on 29 April

On Monday, publisher Ratalaika Games announced that co-op action puzzler game Dandy & Randy DX will be released for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, Nintendo Switch and Steam PC on 29 April. Created by Brazilian developer Asterstic Game Studio, Dandy & Randy DX features throwback design and mechanics similar to classic era games and is also inspired by a true story

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Grappling Hook Platformer “Raven’s Hike” Swinging To Consoles on 28 April

Everything is better with grappling hooks. On Monday, publisher QUByte Interactive announced that the new 2D platformer Raven’s Hike will be available on the PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch on 28 April. Developed by Wired Dream Studio, Raven’s Hike features a retro-inspired pixel art aesthetic and requires players to progress through a set of puzzle-filled stages using only

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“Shadowrun Trilogy” Now Available to Preorder on Consoles

Paradox Interactive recently announced that Shadowrun Trilogy will launch on 21 June 2022 for Nintendo Switch, Xbone, SeXbox, PS4, and PS5, and preorders are now available on all platforms. The Shadowrun Trilogy is a remastered release of the three fantasy-cyberpunk RPGs in the Shadowrun Returns series (so no, not the original). These include: Shadowrun Returns Shadowrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut

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QUByte Announces the Return of Retro FPS “Zero Tolerance” for Modern Consoles

On Wednesday, QUByte Interactive and PIKO Interactive announced that the retro FPS Zero Tolerance is coming to PS4, PS5, XBone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch. Officially titled QUByte Classics – Zero Tolerance, this new port will actually be a collection of 3 games: Zero Tolerance, Zero Tolerance Underground, and an unreleased demo titled Zero Tolerance Beyond, which is unlockable by completing

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“Puzzle Bobble 3D: Vacation Odyssey” to Receive a Physical Release on PS4, PS5

ININ Games recently announced that Puzzle Bobble 3D: Vacation Odyssey will be receiving a physical release on PS5, PS4, and PlayStation VR thanks to Strictly Limited Games. Originally released digitally in 2021, Puzzle Bobble 3D is part of the 35th anniversary celebration of Taito’s action/puzzle Bubble Bobble series (and the Puzzle Bobble/Bust-A-Move spin-off series, of course), and it is the

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“Flat Kingdom Paper’s Cut Edition” Coming to Consoles on 1 April

Indie publisher Ratalaika Games recently announced that Flat Kingdom Paper’s Cut Edition is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch on Friday, 1 April. Developed by Fat Panda Games, Flat Kingdom Paper’s Cut Edition has been available via Steam PC for several years. The game combines 2D action and puzzle solving as your hero fights to prevent a

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Twin-Stick Tower Defense Game “Slaycation Paradise” Revealed at GDC

At GDC on Tuesday, Merge Games revealed Slaycation Paradise, a tongue-in-cheek genre mishmash that combines elements of twin-stick action and tower defense. Developed by Affordable Acquisition, Slaycation Paradise is currently planned to release sometime in 2022 for Steam PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Smart Delivery, and Nintendo Switch. Here’s the official breakdown of Slaycation Paradise followed by the latest trailer: Passport?

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PC-98 Style Visual Novel “Vengeful Heart” Coming Soon to Consoles

Game publisher Top Hat Studios has announced that Vengeful Heart is planned for release by the end of March for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox and the Epic Games Store (it’s already on Steam). Described as a “retro futuristic visual novel” Vengeful Heart is set in a cyberpunk, sci-fi world coupled with throwback aesthetics reminiscent of 80s anime and

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Atari Unveils Puzzle Platformer “Kombinera” for PC, Consoles, Mobile

Atari recently announced that a new puzzle-platformer Kombinera for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, Atari VCS, Steam PC and mobile platforms. Developed by Graphite Lab, Kombinera is described as featuring “Juicy animation, clever storytelling, and memorable puzzles.” Here’s the official breakdown of Kombinera from Atari, followed by the latest trailer: Kombinera is a new IP from Atari that seeks

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Arcade Classic “Moto Roader” Coming to Consoles on 25 February

Indie publisher Ratalaika Games recently announced that their throwback arcade racer Moto Roader will be released on 25 February for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch, just in time for the franchise’s 30th anniversary. Moto Roader is a multiplayer, overhead racing game in the vein as R.C. Pro-Am and Micro Machines. Here’s the official breakdown of Moto Roader from

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Sony Censors “Martha Is Dead” on PlayStation Platforms

Game publisher Wired Productions and developer LKA recently announced that Martha Is Dead will be censored on PlayStation platforms, while the PC and Xbox versions remain unaltered. Originally announced in 2019, Martha Is Dead has always been clearly described as a game designed for mature audiences with dark and adult themes. However, this approach has led to the sudden, last-minute

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Classic 90s FPS Returns as “PowerSlave Exhumed” for PC, Consoles

On Thursday, independent game developer Nightdive Studios released PowerSlave Exhumed for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and PC (via GOG and Steam). PowerSlave Exhumed is a remastered version of the classic 90s first-person shooter originally released on SEGA Saturn and Sony PlayStation. This updated version was developed using Nightdive’s proprietary KEX engine, and includes a number of additional features

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The Dino Dudes Live Again in “QUByte Classics – The Humans” Coming Soon to Consoles

QUByte Interactive has announced that the classic puzzle adventure game The Humans is returning this February as QUByte Classics – The Humans for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox. Developed by PIKO Interactive, QUByte Classics – The Humans three games from The Humans series: the SEGA Genesis, Game Boy and PC versions (what- no Atari Jaguar version?!). Here’s the

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Reality-Bending Adventure “What Lies in the Multiverse” Coming to PC, Consoles on 4 March

Game publisher Untold Tales recently announced that What Lies in the Multiverse will be officially released on 4 March for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, Epic Games Store, GOG and Steam PC. Co-developed by indie studios Studio Voyager and IguanaBee, What Lies in the Multiverse is a story-driven platforming adventure with pixelated visual aesthetic. Here’s the official breakdown of

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Fight Monsters on the Back Nine in “RPGolf Legends” Now Available on Consoles

On Thursday, KEMCO released their genre-bending adventure RPGolf Legends for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch. As the title implies, RPGolf Legends features elements from both RPGs and golf sports games, as you fight monsters with a magical golf club. As someone who once had his ear split in half by an errant golf swing, I can attest to

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Tactical Fantasy RPG “Battle Brothers” Coming to Xbox, PlayStation in January

Ukiyo Publishing recently announced that the turn-based tactical RPG Battle Brothers will release on 13 January, 2022 for PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox. Developed by Overhype Studios, Battle Brothers boasts deep tactical gameplay and a “gritty low-fantasy world.” Here’s the official breakdown of Battle Brothers from Ukiyo: Battle Brothers is a turn-based strategy RPG mix which has you leading a

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Retro-Inspired Platformer “6Souls” Now Available on Consoles

Yep. 6Souls. No space. On Friday, indie game publisher Ratalaika Games released 6Souls for the PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch via each platform’s digital storefront. Developed by BUG-Studio, 6Souls is a challenging 2D platformer with a retro-inspired, pixelated aesthetic. Using the powerful “soul-dash”, players must traverse a gauntlet of deadly hazards and solve the mystery of Clifford Castle.

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“Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth” Coming to Consoles 16 December

UPDATE (13 Dec): The Nintendo Switch version of Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth has been delayed until 28 January 2022. Original story follows. … PLAYISM and WSS Playground have announced that the console versions of Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth are scheduled to release digitally for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch on

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“Windjammers 2” Coming to Xbox Platforms; New Characters Revealed

On Wednesday, Dotemu announced that Windjammers 2 will be coming to Xbox platforms via console, PC and Xbox Game Pass. This is in addition to the previously announced releases on PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia (*snick!*). They also revealed that Windjammers 2 will support crossplay between the PC and Xbox versions of the game, as well as crossgen

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The IP Lawyers Known as Atari Release “Black Widow: Recharged” for PC, Consoles

On Thursday, the small group of intellectual property lawyers who call themselves Atari announced that retro revival Black Widow: Recharged is now available for pc and consoles. Developed in collaboration with Adamvision Studios and SneakyBox Studios, Black Widow: Recharged is a sequel to the original twin-stick shooter developed by Atari, and has nothing to do with Scarlett Johanson in a

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Rockstar Censors “GTA The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition”

Rockstar Games has censored a Confederate battle flag from Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, according to the game’s latest trailer. The flag originally appeared on a shirt worn by character Phil Cassidy in GTA: Vice City, and it has been replaced wit a more generic skull design. For the record, Grand Theft Auto is a “mature”-rated

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“Zombo Buster Rising” Coming to Consoles This Month

Chili Dog Interactive recently announced that Zombo Buster Rising is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch on 21-25 October, depending on your platform. Originally released in 2016 for PC and mobile platforms, Zombo Buster Rising is mishmash of horror/shooting/defense genres. Here’s the official breakdown of Zombo Buster Rising from Chili Dog: Shoot zombies from a terrace like

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The Demons and Devils of “Succubus” are Coming to Consoles in 2022

No, suck you, bus! On Wednesday, developer Madmind Studios announced that their recent hellish action game Succubus is coming to PS4, PS5, SeXbox, Xbone, and Nintendo Switch sometime in 2022. Already available on PC (via Steam), the console version of Succubus will be ported by Console Labs S.A. In the meantime, Madmind Studios is currently focussed on supporting the PC

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Veteran Ninja Gaiden Developers Announce “Wanted: Dead” for PC, Consoles

You did it this time, Bon Jovi. They’re tired of your $#!+! At Tokyo Game Show 2021, publisher 110 Industries and developer Soleil announced a new third-person action game Wanted: Dead for PC and consoles. Set in a bleak, sci-fi version of Hong Kong, Wanted: Dead will feature both gunplay and melee combat inspired by Devil May Cry and Bayonetta.

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“Pumpkin Jack New-Gen Edition” is Coming to PS5 and SeXbox on 27 October

Game publisher Headup recently announced that spooky 3D platformer Pumpkin Jack is headed to both the PS5 and SeXbox on 27 October. Currently titled Pumpkin Jack New-Gen Edition, the game will feature 60fps, “a touch of next-gen ray-tracing,” and cross-buy with previous generation consoles (PS4 and Xbone). So not only will new purchases give you access to the old version,

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MiniCactus Games’ Puzzle Platformer “Underland” Coming to Consoles on 30 September

On Tuesday, QUByte Interactive announced that MiniCactus Games’ puzzle platformer Underland will be released on 30 September for the PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch. Yes, that’s tomorrow, o keen readers of ours! In Underland, players must guide your astronauts through multiple monochrome (!) environments, using all available tools such as excavators, pumps, pipes, cannons, drones and dynamic platforms

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