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“Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed” Headed West in July; New Trailer Released

XSEED Games has confirmed that the western release for Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed is now scheduled for 20 July 2021, exactly two months following the Japanese release. Standard editions of the game will be available digitally on Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC (via Steam, GOG and the Humble Store) for $39.99. There are also multiple special editions of the

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Free “Severed Steel” Demo Available on Steam for a Limited Time

As part of the Digital Dragons ‘Indie Celebration’ showcase, game publisher Digerati Digital recently announced that a free demo for Severed Steel is now available to download and play via Steam. Severed Steel is a highly stylized first person shooter (FPS) featuring “bullet time” slow motion sequences, a stunt system, and destructible voxel environments. The demo includes: Six arcade mode

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“Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness” Coming to PC, Consoles in 2022

Spike Chunsoft recently announced that they are hard at work developing a new action RPG based on the manga Made in Abyss. Titled Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness, the game will be available for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Steam PC sometime in 2022. The storyline will include a faithful adaptation of the original manga, as well as

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“Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2” Delayed on PS5

CI Games recently announced that the PS5 version of Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 has been delayed. Previously scheduled to launch on 4 June alongside the PS4, Xbox One, SeXbox and Steam PC versions, the PS5 version is now tentatively scheduled for “later in 2021.” According to CI Games, the delay is due to “unforeseen technical issues discovered in the

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Backlog 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 sound

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Retro Platformer “Save me Mr. Tako: Definitive Edition” Comes to PC, Switch on 5 May

Independent game developer Christophe Gallati recently announced that Save me Mr. Tako: Definitive Edition will release on 5 May for Steam PC and Nintendo Switch. Originally released in 2018 as Save me Mr. Tako: Tasukete Tako-San, this new “Definitive Edition” is an enhanced version of the retro-inspired platformer. Unfortunately for those who already purchased the original release, there is no

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Redblack Spade’s “Fearmonium” is a Metroidvania of the Mind

Developer Redblack Spade has announced that the 2-D adventure game Fearmonium will release for both PC and Mac (via Steam) on 20 May. Featuring a blend of humor and dark themes, Fearmonium puts players in control of a newborn phobia in the subconscious mind of a young boy. The gameplay is reminiscent of a “Metroidvania”, nonlinear with new areas that

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The Black Orcs Are Coming to Cyanide’s Fantasy Strategy Game “Blood Bowl 3”

Game publisher Nacon and developer Cyanide have released a new trailer for Blood Bowl 3, this time featuring the Black Orcs, one of the new teams coming to the fantasy sports strategy game. You can check out the official overview of the new team below, followed by the Black Orcs announcement trailer. Tired of the amateur performance of the other

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“Riot Control Simulator” Coming Soon to Steam PC, Consoles

In what is quite possibly the best idea for a video game ever, publisher Ultimate Games S.A. has announced Riot Control Simulator, a police management simulation game by developer Corpix Games. It’s such a great idea, in fact, that I’m genuinely ashamed that I didn’t come up with it for an April Fool’s joke post. Riot Control Simulator is set

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Sci-fi Western Platformer “They Always Run” Coming To Steam Later This Year

Game developer Alawar Premium recently announced that their 2D platformer They Always Run will be coming to Steam PC in 2021. The game is a genre mishmash of both western and sci-fi aesthetics and features a three-armed (not three-legged? *snick!*) mutant bounty hunter who is out to capture the most dangerous outlaws in the galaxy. Below is the full breakdown

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New “Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World” Trailer Released

Publisher ININ Games has released a new trailer for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World, Studio Artdink’s modern update of Monster World IV. The new trailer is titled “Welcome to Monster World”, and it showcases quite a bit of the remake’s gameplay. You can check out the trailer for yourself below. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will launch for

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Nosebleed Interactive’s Arcade Management Adventure “Arcade Paradise” Coming to PC, Consoles

Game publisher Wired Productions has announced Arcade Paradise, an arcade management game for PC and consoles. Developed by Nosebleed Interactive, Arcade Paradise is scheduled to release sometime in 2021 for Steam PC, Xbox One, SeXbox, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch. You can check out the first Arcade Paradise trailer below, followed by a full breakdown of the game from Niche

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Koei Tecmo Announces Two “Blue Reflection” Games

Koei Tecmo recently announced Blue Reflection Tie and Blue Reflection Sun, both tie-ins to the previously announced anime Blue Reflection Ray, which is itself based on 2017’s Blue Reflection video game. Details on the games are scant, but we do know that Blue Reflection Tie is coming to Steam PC, Nintendo Switch, and PS4 while Blue Reflection Sun is coming

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Roguelite Dungeon-Crawler “Nigate Tale” Receives New Gameplay Trailer

Publisher 2P Games recently released a new gameplay trailer for Nigate Tale, a dungeon-crawling roguelite developed by Hermit Games that goes into Early Access in Q2 2021. Along with throwback low-poly art design, Nigate Tale boasts procedurally generated labyrinths, fast-paced gameplay, and a rich cast of cute anime monster girls whose powers will assist you on your quest. You can

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Sexy Sci-Fi RPG “Subverse” Coming to PC in March

Independent video game developer recently announced that their sexy, sci-fi RPG Subverse will release on 26 March 2021 for Steam PC. Successfully crowdfunded in 2019, Subverse blends JRPG elements with a space shooter, and it’s definitely intended for an adult-only audience. (It features fictional characters involved in baby-making, after all) Here’s the full breakdown of Subverse from the game’s Steam

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Risqué Dating Sim “HuniePop 2: Double Date” Coming to PC, Mac in February

After a substantial delay, developer HuniePot has announced that their puzzle/dating-sim mashup game HuniePop 2: Double Date is scheduled to release on 8 February for both PC and Mac. HuniePop 2 will be fully uncensored on platforms such as the Humble Bundle Store and Manga Gamer. However, HuniePot has confirmed that the game will be censored on Steam, not because

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Mail Call! “Shenmue 3” Kickstarter Backer-Exclusive Art Book and Soundtrack CD Unboxing

Today we’re opening up our Shenmue III CD soundtrack and The Art of Shenmue III hardback book, both of which were perks from the game’s Kickstarter campaign. The art book came to those who backed at a $175 level or higher, while the soundtrack CD was reserved for backers at the $250 level or higher. Not much else to do

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Social Deduction Fantasy RPG “Jin Conception” Coming to Steam PC in 2021

Developer Jin Wave Studio has announced Jin Conception, described as a “social deduction fantasy thriller turn-based RPG” will be launching for Steam PC sometime in 2021. Details are scant at the moment, but here’s the official breakdown of Jin Conception from the game’s Steam page: Jin Conception is a social deduction fantasy thriller turn-based Japanese RPG. Eight playable characters’ stories

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Online Puritans be Damned! “Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story” Now Available on Nintendo Switch eShop

Developer Suzaku has officially released Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Successfully crowdfunded in 2018, Suzaku’s Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story is 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. Here’s the full breakdown of

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Help Feed the Hungry and Get Free Games, Manga & Comics via Groupees’ “Holiday Helpings 7”

Earlier this week, Groupees.com launched Holiday Helpings 7, the site’s annual fundraiser benefiting the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP). So how does it work? Game, music, comic and manga creators freely donate digital copies of their work to be bundled together and sold to support the charity. This year’s offerings include both a $3 and a $5 tier, which

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Steam PC Release of “Metal Unit” Delayed Until January

2020 has claimed yet another casualty! Sort of…. Publisher NEOWIZ and developer JellySnow Studio have announced that their roguelite action-platformer Metal Unit has been delayed until January 2021. Originally scheduled to launch before the end of December, the creators felt that Metal Unit needed more polish, tweaks, and additional content based on user feedback. “How’d they get the user feedback

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“Christmas Crackdown” Event Returns to “Killing Floor 2”

‘Tis the season, ya’ zombie bitches! Tripwire Interactive is once again bringing Christmas cheer to their multiplayer zombie shooter Killing Floor 2. The annual Christmas Crackdown event brings with it a festive community map as well as several holiday-themed cosmetic items, achievements, objectives, enemies, weapons (namely the HRG Vampire for the Field Medic, and the Frostfang for the Support and

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“Habroxia 2” Coming to Steam PC, Consoles in February

Publisher Eastasiasoft and developer Lillymo Games have announced that retro-inspired shoot ’em up Habroxia 2 will be coming 3 February to PC and consoles. Despite its old school aesthetics, Habroxia 2 mixes up the formula by adding both vertical and side-scrolling stages, non-linear progression, and twin-stick aiming controls. There’s also options to upgrade and customize your ship and a New

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Modus Reveals “Override 2: Super Mech League” Ultraman Gameplay Trailer

Modus Games has unveiled gameplay of guest character Ultraman in their 3D mecha brawler, Override 2: Super Mech League. The “Ultraman Deluxe Edition” will be available at launch, and can be pre-ordered with the Ultraman Season Pass, which includes Ultraman, Bemular, Black King, and Dan Moroboshi. The retail version of Override 2 will also include Ultraman cosmetic items. Developed by Modus

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“fault – milestone two side: above” Coming to Switch on 3 December

Game publisher Phoenixx and developer Alice in Dissonance have announced that their visual novel game fault – milestone two side: above will arrive on the Switch eShop on 3 December, with pre-load staring on 26 November. For those concerned about an English translation, fault will support Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, Korean, German, Spanish, and Russian language options (though it looks

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High-Octane Sword Battling Game “Varvarion” Coming to PC from One-Man Developer

Is there still a place for a one-man developer in games? Japanese developer Polygonomicon sure hopes so. The guy apparently does it all, and he is hard at work prepping Varvarion, a new sword combat action game inspired by the 80s and 90s anime. The game puts players in control of barbarians, orcs, and cat girls as they viciously attempt

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Johnny Phantasm Added to “Hero Potential”; New Trailer Unveiled

The crowdfunding campaign for Hero Potential is already gaining steam for including several high-profile characters indie comics such as Cyberfrog and the Jawbreakers, but the creators of the multiplayer-focused third-person shooter aren’t stopping there. Earlier this week, it was revealed on the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday that both Johnny Phantasm and the Scarlet Heart from Johnny Phantasm: 1985

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Survival Horror “Chernobylite” Coming to Steam PC, Next-Gen Consoles in 2021

Publisher All In! Games and developer The Farm 51 have announced that their upcoming sci-fi survival horror game Chernobylite will release sometime in 2021. In addition to PC, PS4, and Xbox One, All In! Games also confirmed that next-gen versions of Chernobylite are coming alongside the current-gen releases, so we can therefore expect to see the game on both PS5

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