Tag Archives: Steam

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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Review: “Gunman Clive” (Switch/Wii U/3DS/Steam – Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Monochrome May event! Today we’re featuring Gunman Clive, a retro-inspired side-scroller with a distinct sepia-tone aesthetic. Created by Swedish game creator Bertil Hörberg, Gunman Clive actually began its life as an Android mobile game. Thankfully, Hörberg ported the game to platforms that don’t require virtual buttons, starting with the Nintendo 3DS in December 2012. Get

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“Formula Retro Racing” Now Available for Xbox One, Steam PC

On Friday, Repixel8’s throwback racer Formula Retro Racing landed on Steam and Xbox One. Inspired by classic arcade racing games such as Virtua Racing and Daytona USA, Formula Retro Racing packages a low-polygon aesthetic with modern touches such as online leaderboards, smooth 60 fps gameplay, and wild crash physics. Here’s the breakdown of Formula Retro Racing from the game’s Steam

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Review: “Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition” (Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC – Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Monochrome May event! Today we’re going to pick apart Bracket Games’ Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition, a visual novel for the Nintendo Switch. Three Fourths Home tells the story of a young woman named Kelly who is talking to her family members over a cell phone as she drives to their home. If that doesn’t

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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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“Monochrome World” coming 7 May to Switch, Steam PC; 20% discount with preorder (Monochrome May Special)

We love how everyone is getting in the Monochrome May spirit! Game publisher CFK has announced that their new action puzzler Monochrome World will release on Thursday, 7 May for both Nintendo Switch and Steam PC. If you pre-purchase the game via Steam or the Switch eShop, you can receive a 20% discount to celebrate the game’s launch (and to

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Zooey character DLC coming to “Granblue Fantasy: Versus”

During the Granblue Fantasy 6th Anniversary Special live stream, Publisher Cygames and developer Arc System Works have announced that Zooey will be the fifth DLC character for Granblue Fantasy: Versus. Zooey is part of the “Character Pass 1” DLC set, and includes an exclusive Zooey skin for use in the original Granblue Fantasy game. You can check out the Zooey

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“Borderlands 2” update pushes ads for Borderlands 3, breaks the game; Gearbox CEO responds (humor)

On 27 February, the Steam PC editions of Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: the Pre-Sequel received a software update which introduced a “SHiFT” profile name, which would replace the user’s Steam name in-game for the purposes of cross-play. The SHiFT name must be unique, and all players must create a new SHiFT profile to continue playing both Borderlands titles, whether they

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“Hotshot Racing” Revives Retro Arcade Aesthetics on Modern Platforms

Publisher Curve Digital has announced that 90s throwback racer Hotshot Racing is coming to consoles and PC this Spring. Co-developed by Lucky Mountain Games and Sumo Digital (Forza Horizon), Hotshot Racing should fit like a warm glove for fans of retro arcade racers such as Daytona U.S.A. and Ridge Racer. Here’s the official breakdown of the game from Curve Digital:

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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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“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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“Atelier Ryza” tracking to be best-selling game of the Atelier series

Publisher Koei Tecmo recently announced that Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout has sold over 350,000 copies worldwide across all platforms since the game launched last year. That’s quite a girthy thicc stack of sales for a niche title. With those numbers, Atelier Ryza will very likely become the best-selling Atelier game in the series, overtaking 2015’s Atelier

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Dark-themed RPG “Black Book” coming to PC, consoles in 2020

On Thursday, publisher HypeTrain Digital announced that Morteshka‘s card-based RPG adventure Black Book is scheduled to release on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam PC later this year. HypeTrain also released an announcement trailer for the game, which will give you a sense of Black Book‘s gameplay and haunting themes. You can watch the trailer below, which is followed

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Stealth/horror adventure “The Coma 2” getting full release on 28 January

Having been previously available only via Steam Early Access, Devespresso Games’ story-driven horror title The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters will finally get a full release on 28 January. The first game – The Coma: Recut – followed a young student named Youngho who is stalked by a psychotic killer through the halls of Sehwa High School. This time, The Coma

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Digital Tales’ 2-D Metroidvania game “Bookbound Brigade” comes to life on 30 January

Publisher Intragames and developer Digital Tales have announced that their upcoming Metroidvania-style game Bookbound Brigade will be released on 30 January for Steam PC, PS4, and Nintendo Switch priced at $19.99. Featuring a cast of characters including Dracula, Nikola Tesla and Sun Wukong the Monkey King, Bookbound Brigade combines fictional and historical personalities with a variety of storybook scenarios. Sounds

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“Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris” brings back “co-sleeping” events

As part of the “Sword Art Online New Year 2020 Special” livestream, Bandai Namco premiered a first look of the “co-sleeping” events in Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris. This revelation happily contradicts previous comments by Alicization Lycoris producer Yosuke Futami, who previously said the these events would not be included. Throughout the game, the main character Kirito has become quite

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Retro-themed shooter “Dark Gravity” coming to Steam, Switch

Publisher Ultimate Games S.A. has announced that Dark Gravity will be coming to Steam in Q4 2020. Developed by Poland’s own Korgorus, Dark Gravity is a non-linear, vertical shoot-em-up inspired by retro shooters like Radiant Silvergun and Ikaruga (and it looks a bit like Silpheed to me). According to Ultimate Games S.A.’s press release, the story is “seated in the

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“Blacklisted” horror RPG “Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story” coming to Steam PC, consoles in 2020

Successfully crowdfunded in 2018, Suzaku’s Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story is finally coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS Vita and Steam PC in 2020. Inspired by retro horror classics Clock Tower and Fatal Frame, Sense is described as a 2.5D horror RPG that blends cyberpunk elements with Cantonese folklore. , mixing cyberpunk with traditional Cantonese folklore.

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Roguelike RPG “Omega Labyrinth Life” busts onto Steam in December; new trailer released

D3 Publisher has announced that Omega Labyrinth Life will be released for Steam PC on 10 December. Developed by Matrix Software, Omega Labyrinth Life is a Roguelike, dungeon-crawling RPG where your heroine must brave treacherous perils in an attempt to maximize her mammaries so that they truly become female assets for the ages! (Why doesn’t she just grab some Boobie

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2D brawler “Fight’N Rage” arrives on PS4 in December

Seba Games Dev has announced that the PS4 version of Fight’N Rage will be released on 3 December. Priced at $19.99, Fight’N Rage is a retro-inspired beat-em-up that borrows from the best brawlers of eras gone by, such as Final Fight and Streets of Rage. Fight’N Rage has been available for Steam PC since 2017 and both Nintendo Switch and Xbox One since

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Koei Tecmo releases new trailer for “Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate”

On Thursday, publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Omega Force released a second trailer for Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate, an updated version of the latest installment of Koei Tecmo’s crossover action series which features characters from Dynasty Warriors, Samurai Warriors, and gods of ancient mythology. You can watch the new trailer for yourself below. Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate is scheduled to release

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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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Creature horror game “Carrion” coming to Xbox One

Publisher Devolver Digital has announced that the gore-filled horror game Carrion will be coming to Xbox One in 2020 alongside its previously-announced Steam PC version. Developed by Phobia Game Studio, Carrion is a gloriously violent “reverse horror” game in which players take on the role of bloody-red blob straight out of a John Carpenter film. According to Devolver, players will

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