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Survive the Horrors of Indonesian Folklore in “DreadOut 2”; Coming to Consoles in July

Publisher Digerati recently announced that the horror adventure game in the form of DreadOut 2 will be coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles in July. Created by Indonesian developer Digital Happiness, DreadOut 2 is a third-person ghost hunting game inspired by Indonesian folklore and urban legends- as well as the first DreadOut game to come to consoles. Players take the

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Point & Click Adventure “Almost My Floor” Coming to Consoles in July

Dutch game developer Potata Company recently announced that Almost My Floor will be released on PS5, PS4, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch on 1 July. Unlike the name might suggest, Almost My Floor is not a dating simulator. In fact, it’s a terrifying point & click adventure set in a world of living nightmares. Hm… sounds like it could still

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First Gameplay Trailer for “Flashback 2” Revealed

At Summer Game Fest, Microids revealed the first gameplay teaser trailer for Flashback 2, a thirty-years-later sequel to Conrad Hart’s first sci-fi adventure. This new installment into the Flashback series (?) is being developed in collaboration with members of the original creative team, and will offer a similar blend of puzzle and action as the first game. Here’s the official

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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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Visual Novel/Racer Hybrid “Nirvana” Coming to Nintendo Switch on 6 May

On Thursday, publisher RedDeer.Games announced that the futuristic racing/visual novel hybrid is coming to Nintendo Switch tomorrow, 6 May. Developed by Dev9k, Nirvana is inspired by scifi anime of the 1980s. It is actually a new version of Nirvana: Pilot Yume, but this console edition is “tailored to the preferences of players who love the retro vibes and deep stories

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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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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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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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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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Retro-Inspired Farming Simulator “Bit Orchard: Animal Valley” Coming to Xbox, Switch this Friday

Publisher RedDeer.Games recently announced that Bit Orchard: Animal Valley will be coming to the XBone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch on 22 April. Developed by a one-man developer from the great state of Tennessee (aka 2Boone Games), Bit Orchard: Animal Valley is a retro-inspired farming simulator with a visual aesthetic mimicking the original Nintendo Game Boy. Here’s the official breakdown of

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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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“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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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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Strategy RPG “Legend of Ixtona” Now Available on Xbox, Steam PC

On Friday, KEMCO announced that Legend of Ixtona (anyone have a good idea on how that’s pronounced?) is now available for Xbone, SeXbox, Windows 10 (via the Microsoft Store) and Steam PC. Legend of Ixtona is a turn-based strategy game set in a fantasy world filled with plenty of creatures, conspiracies, and character classes to explore. Here’s the official breakdown

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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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“Ammo Pigs: Cocked and Loaded” Blasting Onto Consoles 10 February

Pork chop sandwiches! ChiliDog Interactive recently announced that their upcoming 2D run-and-gun game Ammo Pigs: Cocked and Loaded is scheduled to release on 10 February for PS4, Xbone and SeXbox. Ammo Pigs promises to deliver the same high octane action of the 80s and 90s, with a healthy dose of bullets ta’ boot. Here’s the official breakdown of Ammo Pigs

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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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Fantasy RPG “Ambition Record” Coming to Xbox Consoles on 4 February

Kemco recently announced that their fantasy RPG Ambition Record will be coming to Xbone, SeXbox, and Windows 10 devices on 4 February. A Steam PC version is also in the works, but a release date has not been confirmed. Ambition Record started its life on mobile platforms, so it’s nice to see that gamers will finally get a chance to

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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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Retro-Inspired Adventure “Demonaica: Everlasting Night” Now Available on Consoles

On Wednesday, game publisher Eastasiasoft released Demoniaca: Everlasting Night for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox via each console’s digital storefront. Described as a “dark and seductive metroidvania,” Demoniaca: Everlasting Night combines mature themes and storytelling with nonlinear adventure and a retro-inspired pixel art aesthetic. The game was originally developed by AKI and has been ported for consoles by

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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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