Tag Archives: Steam

Retro-Inspired 3D Platformer “Lunistice” Coming this Fall to Nintendo Switch and PC

DECK13 recently announced that the upcoming 3D platformer Lunistice is scheduled to release on 2 September for PC and Nintendo Switch. Developed by A Grumpy Fox, Lunistice is inspired by the 32-bit platformers of the 1990s like those in the SEGA Saturn and the original Playstation. Here’s the official breakdown of Lunistice from DECK13, followed by a trailer showcasing some

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“Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great Yokai Battle + Hell” Now on Steam PC

On Thursday, City Connection released Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great Yokai Battle + Hell on PC via Steam. The game is a 2D action platformer based on JALECO’s classic 80s game, Ninja JaJaMaru-kun, but The Great Yokai Battle + Hell features more than 20 playable characters, including both yokai (spirits) and ninja families, and can be played by one or two

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Haunted House Sim “Horror Tycoon” Announced for Steam PC

Publisher Gameparic recently revealed Horror Tycoon, a simulation title with a Halloween-themed hook. Developed by Smidge Games, Horror Tycoon gives players the chance to create the ultimate haunted house attraction. Will you knock your clientele dead, or will you at least have them screaming for more? Here’s the official breakdown of Horror Tycoon from Gameparic: You definitely must have visited

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Co-Op Puzzle Adventure “We Were Here Forever” Now on PC

On Tuesday, Total Mayhem Games released their co-op puzzle adventure We Were Here Forever for PC. A console release for PlayStation and Xbox platforms is planned for a later, but undisclosed date. Once again set in the treacherous realm of Castle Rock, We Were Here Forever is the fourth game in the We Were Here series. Here’s the official breakdown

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Bullet Hell Dungeon Crawler “Wildcat Gun Machine” Now Available on PC, Consoles

On Wednesday, publisher Daedalic Entertainment released Wildcat Gun Machine for PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and PC (via Steam, Epic, GOG). Developed by Australian developer Chunkybox Games, Wildcat Gun Machine is described as a “bullet hell dungeon crawler” with a story and enemy designs inspired by the work of H.P. Lovecraft. It is also my understanding that there are guns, too.

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Color-Switching Shoot ‘Em Up “REPULSOR” Coming to Steam PC on 19 May

German developer Toitan recently announced that their first game REPULSOR is set to arrive on Steam PC on 19 May. Inspired by retro arcade games, REPULSOR is a 360-degree shoot ’em up featuring a color-switching gameplay mechanic similar to Ikaruga (sort of). Here’s the official breakdown of REPULSOR from Toitan: Mankind is on the brink of extinction, the sun fades

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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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2D Platformer “Smilemo” Coming to Steam PC on 20 May

Game publisher CFK recently announced that 2D action game Smilemo is scheduled for release for Steam PC on 20 May. Developed by REXECHO, Smilemo is a side-scrolling platformer where players take control of the last surviving emoji struggling to survive a brutal computer virus. Here is the official breakdown of Smilemo from CFK: Smilemo is an action game set in

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Retro Arcade-Style Shooter “Galacticon” Coming to Nintendo Switch, Steam PC on 22 May

Publisher Flynn’s Arcade recently announced that the retro-inspired space shooter Galacticon is coming to the Nintendo Switch and Steam PC on 22 May. Developed by Radin Games, Galacticon aims to recapture the spirit of 80s arcade classics like Defender with some additional mechanics and updated visual flare. Plus this time, the humans are the bad guys, which I think makes

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Indie Zombie Shooter “BITGUN” Now on Steam PC

On Friday, two-person developer LogLogGames officially released BITGUN on Steam PC. Truth be told, the two devs at LogLogGames are a married couple (d’awww!) who have grown closer thanks to their love… of shooting pixelated zombies in the face! That’s because BITGUN is a retro-inspired overhead shooter with plenty of blood and zombie heads to blow straight to Sheol. Here’s

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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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“Koumajou Remilia: Scarlet Symphony” Coming This Summer to Nintendo Switch, Steam PC

Publisher CFK recently announced that Koumajou Remilia: Scarlet Symphony, a 2D action game based on Touhou Project and Frontier Aja is coming Nintendo Switch and Steam PC on 28 July. Co-developed by Frontier Aja and CFK, Koumajou Remilia: Scarlet Symphony is unabashedly inspired by the later Castlevania games, particularly Symphony of the Night. Here’s the official breakdown of Koumajou Remilia:

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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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90s-Inspired Action RPG “Anuchard” Now Available on Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PC

On Thursday, publisher Freedom Games officially launched action/RPG Anuchard for Nintendo Switch, SeXbox, Xbone, and Windows PC. Developed by stellarNull, Anuchard is described as a “civilization restoration action RPG” where players descend into monster-infested dungeons to restore the captured souls of a small village. The retro-inspired visual aesthetic is intended to be reminiscent of 90s-era PlayStation games. Here’s the official

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Open-World Western “Guns and Spurs 2” Coming to Steam PC on 29 April

Indie developer Frozen Lake Games recently announced that their open-world, third person shooter Guns and Spurs 2 is coming to Steam PC on 29 April. Originally released for mobile platforms in 2020, Guns and Spurs 2 is predictably set in the American West, circa 18XX AD. This new Steam version boasts improved graphics, better control options and updated gameplay mechanics.

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Mythological Roguelite “Samurai Bringer” Coming to PC, Consoles on 21 April

Update: Preorders for Samurai Bringer are now available via the Nintendo Switch eShop. Original story follows. Publisher Playism recently announced that Samurai Bringer, a rogue-lite action game is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Steam PC on 21 April. Developed by Japanese indie developer Alphawing, Samurai Bringer is inspired Japanese history and puts players against some of Nihon’s most legendary

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Naval War Sim “Aircraft Carrier Survival” Coming to Steam on 20 April

Don’t call it Sim Aircraft Carrier. On Monday, publisher CreativeForge Games announced that Aircraft Carrier Survival will be coming to Steam PC on 20 April. Developed by Gambit Games Studio, Aircraft Carrier Survival is a unique strategy/simulation game set in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Here’s the official breakdown of Aircraft Carrier Survival from CreativeForge Games, followed by

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Fast-Paced Action RPG “Unsouled” Coming to Switch, Xbox and Steam PC on 28 April

On Monday, publisher NEOWIZ announced that Unsouled will be coming to Steam PC, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox GamePass on 28 April. Developed by the one-man developer at Megusta Game, Unsouled is a 2D action RPG boasting a high level of challenge, fast-paced gameplay, and a stylish pixel art visual aesthetic. Here’s the official breakdown of Unsouled from NEOWIZ followed by

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Stylish Adventure Platformer “Faerie Afterlight” Coming to Steam PC this Summer

On Thursday, publisher Mastiff announced that the stylish adventure game Faerie Afterlight is coming to Steam PC sometime this summer. The very first project by Indonesian developer Clay Game Studio, Faerie Afterlight features a striking visual aesthetic to create surreal environments. Here’s the official breakdown of Faerie Afterlight from Mastiff, followed by the latest trailer: In Faerie Afterlight, the player

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Fantasy RPG “Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia” Coming to Steam PC in May

Game publisher Happinet recently announced that the turn-based, fantasy RPG Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia will launch for Steam PC on 11 May 2022. Developed by Matrix Software, Brigandine is already available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch. The new Steam PC release includes a number of extra modes and features over its console counterparts, including the ever-critical New Game+ mode.

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Review: “Flat Kingdom: Paper’s Cut Edition” (Xbox)

Originally created thanks to crowdfunding, Fat Panda Games’ 2D platformer Flat Kingdom: Paper’s Cut Edition is making the jump from PC to consoles thanks to publisher Ratalaika Games.* The eternal battle between 2D and 3D has come to the peaceful Flat Kingdom. Now a brave warrior named Flat must venture into unfamiliar 3D landscapes to collect six magical jewels, rescue

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Retro-Inspired Twin-Stick Shooter “Devastator” Now on PC, Consoles

On Friday, game publisher 2Awesome Studio (2AS) announced that the new twin-stick shooter Devastator is now available on Steam PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch. Featuring a blend of both retro and modern aesthetics, Devastator is an arcade-style shooter with vector-inspired graphics and a high-energy electronica soundtrack. Here is the official breakdown of Devastator from 2AS: SYSTEM initializing… Multiple virus

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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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Tentacle Soft’s “Super Nanaru” Coming to Nintendo Switch, Steam PC on 24 March

Game publisher CFK recently announced that 2D side-scroller Super Nanaru is scheduled to release on 24 March for Nintendo Switch and Steam PC. In Super Nanaru, players take control of a “baker girl” named Nanaru as she confronts the devil girl Yako who has stolen the town’s bread. All of it. Even sourdough? All. Of. It. Here is the official

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90s Platformer “Glover” to Receive an HD Port on Steam PC This April

On Monday, PIKO Interactive announced that an HD port of Glover is coming to Steam PC on 20 April. Originally released for the Nintendo 64 and Sony PlayStation in the late 90s, Glover is a 3D platformer created by the Oliver Twins starring Master Hand Lefty the Hamburger Helper mascot a living glove. This new HD version of Glover is

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