Tag Archives: Xbox Series X

Fantasy RPG “Heirs of the Kings” Now on Xbox and Steam PC

On Friday, publisher Kemco released fantasy RPG Heirs of the Kings for SeXbox, Xbone and Steam PC. Developed by Exe Create, Heirs of the Kings was originally released for mobile devices back in 2018. The game has all of the touchstones requisite of a classic JRPG: colorful 2D artwork, magic, a character with amnesia, and all manner of mythical creatures

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2D Adventure Game “Watch Over Christmas” Now on Consoles

Why does Santa always need saving? #TropesVsSanta Indie game developer and publisher Dionous Games recently released their 2D adventure game Watch Over Christmas for Xbone, SeXbox, PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch. The game was released on Steam PC last holiday season. Inspired by classic PC adventure games, Watch Over Christmas features point-and-click controls, a colorful, 2D art style, and fully

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“Police Simulator: Patrol Officers” Available Now on Steam PC, PlayStation and Xbox

Become the Thin Blue Line! On Thursday, publisher Astragon Entertainment released Police Simulator: Patrol Officers for Steam PC, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox. Developed by Aesir Interactive, Police Simulator: Patrol Officers puts players in control of a rookie police officer who starts off writing parking tickets and increasingly takes on more challenging law enforcement tasks such as thefts and robberies.

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Strategy RPG “Silver Nornir” Now on PC, Xbox Consoles

On Friday, Kemco officially release the fantasy RPG Silver Nornir for SeXbox, Xbone and PC via Steam and Windows 10. Originally developed in 2013 by World Wide Software for mobile platforms (back when you could still purchase full games on mobile app stores), Silver Nornir combines elements of strategy with more traditional RPG mechanics, all wrapped up in an anime-inspired

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Upcoming Remake of Lovecraft-Inspired “Sherlock Holmes The Awakened” to Feature a “Substantial Rewrite”

Ukrainian developer Frogwares has so far managed to dodge the recent volleys of Russian bullets and bombs and keep their noses to the grindstone for Sherlock Holmes The Awakened. Originally released in 2006, this new version of Sherlock Holmes The Awakened is considered a full remake from the ground up. That means assets created in Unreal Engine 4 and a

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Supernatural Horror Game “The Chant” Now on Xbox, PS5, PC

Glory Island isn’t nearly as much fun as it sounds. On Thursday, game publisher Prime Matter released The Chant for PS5, SeXbox and PC. Developed by Brass Token, The Chant is a horror action adventure game with a psychedelic undertone and set in the supernatural environment of Glory Island. Here’s the official breakdown of The Chant from Prime Matter followed

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“QUByte Classics – The Samurai Collection” Coming to Consoles on 3 November

On Tuesday, QUByte Interactive announced that The Samurai Collection will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox on 3 November as part of the QUByte Classics line. The Samurai Collection includes both First Samurai and Second Samurai, which are side-scrolling action games originally developed by Vivid Image for the Amiga in the early 90s. Here’s the official

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Psychological Horror Game “Unholy” Coming to PC, Consoles in 2023

Indie game publisher HOOK will release the new horror game Unholy in 2023 for both Steam PC and consoles. the first-person psychological horror experience Developed by Duality Games, Unholy is described as a “first-person psychological horror experience” that combines both stealth and exploration.  Here’s the official breakdown of Unholy from HOOK:  Unholy will be published for PS5, SeXbox and Steam PC in 2023. You can add the

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Über Violent FPS “Nightmare Reaper” Coming to Consoles in 2023

“Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” -Galatians 6:7 Horror game publisher Feardemic recently announced that Nightmare Reaper will receive a physical release for PS4, PS5, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch in early 2023. Developed by Blazing Bit Games, Nightmare Reaper is an über violent FPS that combines looter-shooter and roguelite mechanics. The game is described as “fast-paced, dark and violent” and features “geysers of

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Musketeers Vs Zombies in “Heidelberg 1693” Coming Soon to Consoles

Red Art Games has announced that Heidelberg 1693 is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch on 18 November. Developed by Andrade Games and ported to consoles by Red Art Games, Heidelberg 1693 is an über violent 2D action game set in the Sturmfront – The Mutant War universe. Here is the official breakdown of Heidelberg 1693 from Red Art Games: Red Art Games will release a limited physical

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Throwback Roguelike “Doomed to Hell” Coming to Consoles on 20 October

Jesus told you to repent, dummy. Publisher QUByte Interactive has announced that the supernatural adventure Doomed to Hell will be available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox on Thursday, 20 October. Developed by Gagonfe, Doomed to Hell is a top-down action game with Roguelike mechanics and a throwback pixel-art visual aesthetic. Here’s the official breakdown of Doomed to

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Narrative Adventure “Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo” Arrives on Consoles

On 4 October, Microids released the console versions of Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo. Developed by Pendulo Studios, Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo is a narrative adventure game loosely based on the classic Hitchcock movie. The game is described as “a disturbing investigation inside the human mind.” Keen. Here’s the official breakdown of Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo from Microids, followed by the

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Grim Adventure “A Plague Tale: Requiem” Coming to PC, Consoles 18 October

Game publisher Focus Entertainment is all set to release A Plague Tale: Requiem, the sequel to A Plague Tale: Innocence, for both PC and consoles on 18 October. Developed by Asobo Studio, A Plague Tale: Requiem is a supernatural adventure that follows a young woman and her little brother as they survive the Black Plague in 14th Century France. Here’s

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The Suck and Blow Mechanic Returns in “Shatter Remastered Deluxe” Coming Soon to Consoles, PC

PikPok recently announced that brick-breaking Shatter Remastered Deluxe is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, SeXbox, Xbone, Windows PC, macOS, and Steam PC on 2 November. Originally released in 2009, this newest version of Shatter features 4K visuals, enhanced visual effects, and an upgraded 5.1 soundtrack. Of course, the celebrated “suck and blow” mechanic also makes its glorious return! (*Snick!*)

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“Police Simulator: Patrol Officers” Now Available to Preorder on Playstation, Xbox

Game publisher astragon Entertaiment recently announced that Police Simulator: Patrol Officers is now available to digitally preorder on PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox, with a full release on 10 November. Developed by Aesir Interactive, Police Simulator: Patrol Officers puts players in control of a rookie police officer who starts off writing parking tickets and increasingly takes on more challenging law

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The Love of Video Games is Threatened in “The Last Hero of Nostalgaia”

Coatsink and Over The Moon recently announced that their satirical Souls-like, The Last Hero of Nostalgaia, will be coming to SeXbox Series X|S, Xbone and PC on 19 October. Set in a bizarre world built around the love of video games, The Last Hero of Nostalgaia (Nostal-GAIA, get it?) is described by the Over the Moon CEO as a game

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“Ion Fury” Sequel “Phantom Fury” Coming to PC, Consoles in 2023

Publisher 3D Realms recently announced a new first-person shooter Phantom Fury is coming to PS5, SeXbox, Nintendo Switch, and PC sometime in 2023. Developed by Slipgate Ironworks, Phantom Fury is a follow-up to 2020’s Ion Fury, starring that game’s heroine, Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison. This new game is still an “action-packed adventure” in a sci-fi setting, but this time with a

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Retro-Style RPG “Dragon Prana” Coming Soon to Xbox, Steam PC

On Thursday, KEMCO announced that their retro-inspired RPG Dragon Prana is set to release on Xbone, SeXbox and the Microsoft Store on 7 October. A Steam PC release is also coming soon at an undisclosed date. Developed by EXE Create, Dragon Prana was originally developed and released for mobile platforms. Here’s the official breakdown of Dragon Prana from KEMCO: An

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New Trailer for 110 Industries’ Slasher/Shooter “Wanted: Dead”

110 Industries recently released a new trailer for its brutal hack ‘n slash action title, Wanted: Dead. The trailer shows off the game’s swordplay mechanics, mini-games, and stylish finishing moves. Here’s the official breakdown of the game, followed by the latest trailer: Wanted: Dead 110 Industries and Soleil’s new hybrid slasher/shooter, from the makers of Ninja Gaiden and Dead or

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“Formula Retro Racing: World Tour” Coming to Consoles in December

Developers Repixel8 and CGA Studio Games recently announced that Formula Retro Racing: World Tour is coming to the Xbone, SeXbox Series S | X, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch on 14 December. As the latest entry in the Formula Retro Racing series, World Tour combines classic arcade-style gameplay with a low-polygon visual aesthetic to create a neo-retro, 90s-style racing experience.

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Tactical RPG “Lost Eidolons” Coming to Steam PC in October

Ocean Drive Studio recently announced that its upcoming turn-based tactical RPG Lost Eidolons is coming to Steam PC on 13 October. A SeXbox version will be released in early 2023. Successfully crowdfunded in 2021, Lost Eidolons has suffered a few developmental setbacks that have delayed the game’s release, but Ocean Drive Studio CEO Jae Kim has “no doubt the delays

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“Operation Wolf Returns” Announced at Tokyo Game Show

This week at the Tokyo Game Show, publisher Microids announced that a revival of the classic arcade game Operation Wolf is coming soon to both PC and consoles. Originally released in 1987 by Taito, Operation Wolf is an arcade game shooter complete with a gun (an uzi, if I remember right) mounted to the cabinet. The 80s were awesome. You

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Southern Gothic Adventure “NORCO” Coming to Consoles in October

Indie game publisher Raw Fury recently announced that the point-and-click narrative adventure NORCO is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox on 20 October. The game will also be available on Xbox Game Pass. Developed by game dev collective Geography of Robots, NORCO is described as a “Southern Gothic” narrative set in a pixel-art recreation of Southern Louisiana. Here’s the

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Retro-Inspired Adventure Game “The Dark Prophecy” Comes to Consoles on 16 September

Indie publisher Ratalaika Games recently announced that The Dark Prophecy – a new point & click adventure game, is scheduled to release on Friday, 16 September for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch. Developed by Meridian4, The Dark Prophecy is inspired by the retro adventure games of the 90s, and features a 2D, pixel art visual aesthetic to match.

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90s Fossil “Radical Rex” Resurfaces for Modern Consoles

In 1994, a couple of years after words like “radical”, “gnarly” and “tubular” had gone out of vogue, Activision unwisely released an action platformer under the title Radical Rex for Super Nintendo, SEGA Genesis and SEGA CD. Fast-forward a few decades, and QUByte Interactive and PIKO Interactive have announced that Radical Rex is back – available today (8 September) for

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Paper RPG “The Outbound Ghost” Coming to PC, Consoles in 2022

Like Paper Mario – but everyone is dead. Publisher Digerati recently announced that the new “paper RPG” The Outbound Ghost will be released on 21 September for Steam and other PC storefronts for $19.99. A digital console release for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox is expected later in 2022. Developed by Conradical Games, The Outbound Ghost is described

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“New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja” First Gameplay Trailer

Microids recently pulled back the curtain on New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja by releasing the very first gameplay trailer. Originally developed by Data East, New Joe & Mac is a remastered version of the 1991 arcade game. This revamped release will include updated visuals, additional modes, and an extended story mode. Here’s the official breakdown of New Joe &

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Atari’s “Yars: Recharged” Now on PC, Consoles

Atari has hit the ground running this year with revivals of classic franchises. The latest game to get the modern treatment is Yars: Recharged, the fourth game released under their “Recharged” banner. Co-developed by Adamvision Studios and SneakyBox, Yars: Recharged is a re-imagining of the great 1982 Atari 2600 game Yars’ Revenge by legendary creator Howard Scott Warshaw. This new

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Pixel-Art Brawler “Slaps and Beans 2” Coming Soon to Consoles

ININ Games recently announced that 2-D brawler Slaps and Beans 2 will be coming to consoles sometime in 2023. Developed by Buddy Productions and Trinity Team, Slaps and Beans 2 is the sequel to the irreverent first game starring Bud Spencer and Terence Hill. The game was successfully crowdfunded in 2021, and will feature an improved combat system and the

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