Blasphemous: The Stir Of Dawn Free DLC Launches August 4th With New Game+

Blasphmeous The Stir of Dawn

One of the rare games to release in 2019 that wasn’t pozzed to the gills or pushing the alphabet soup agenda was The Game Kitchen’s Blasphemous. The game not only managed to deliver exactly what the Kickstarter backers had expected, but they also managed to give gamers a visually memorable experience, too. Well, in addition to what they’ve already rolled out for the game, The Game Kitchen announced that an entirely free DLC expansion pack is due to go live, for free, starting August 4th for the Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and on Steam for PC. Continue reading “Blasphemous: The Stir Of Dawn Free DLC Launches August 4th With New Game+”

The Last Faith, Soulsborne Metroidvania Targets 2021 Release On Switch, PC, PS4, Xbox One

The Last Faith

Imagine a side-scrolling version of Bloodborne with a visual art-style mirrored after Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and music not unlike that of Blasphemous. What do you get? You get the very visually impressive and darkly foreboding project from Kumi Souls Games called The Last Faith. Continue reading “The Last Faith, Soulsborne Metroidvania Targets 2021 Release On Switch, PC, PS4, Xbox One”

Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon 2 Cheats Sport God Mode, Infinite Lives

Bloodstained Curse of the Moon 2 Cheats

One of the surprise releases this summer was Artplay and Inti Creates’ Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2, which was announced alongside Striker Gunvolt 3. For those of you who picked up a copy of the 2D platformer and wanted to cheat your way through the game, there are some cheats available. Continue reading “Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon 2 Cheats Sport God Mode, Infinite Lives”

Iron Meat Is A Horror-Themed Version Of Contra And It Has A Free Demo

Iron Meat

Ivan Valeryevic Suvorov and Screenwave Media’s Iron Meat is a true throwback to classic side-scrolling action from the NES and SNES era of gaming. The golden age of console gaming when the little plastic buggers weren’t trying to poorly imitate PCs. The game has a brand new playable demo available that you can download right now from over on the itch.io page. Continue reading “Iron Meat Is A Horror-Themed Version Of Contra And It Has A Free Demo”

Aeterna: Noctis Demo Available For Mystical Metroidvania

Aeterna Noctis

Spanish developer Six Station Games is working on a side-scrolling Metroidvania called Aeterna: Noctis. The hand-animated side-scroller takes a mystical approach to the Metroidvania genre, steeped in folkore and spiritualism. Continue reading “Aeterna: Noctis Demo Available For Mystical Metroidvania”

Dragon Marked For Death Launches On Steam April 21st, 2020

Dragon Marked For Death

The Steam version of Dragon Marked For Death is gearing up for release on Steam April 21st, 2020. The four-player co-op action title originally launched on the Nintendo Switch back in 2019 from Inti Creates and Nighthawk Interactive. But if you don’t own a console and would prefer to play the game on PC, you can grab a digital copy at the end of the month. Continue reading “Dragon Marked For Death Launches On Steam April 21st, 2020”

Towertale, 4-Player Co-op Boss Rush Game Heads To Nintendo Switch April 8th

Towertale

Corona-chan may be bedding many a company with her deadly embrace, putting a kiss of death on their product releases and entertainment ventures, but publisher Keybol Games and developer Misou Games were averse to Corona-chan’s wily charms. Their four-player cooperative boss-rush game, Towertale, is still scheduled to release on the Nintendo Switch starting April 8th. Continue reading “Towertale, 4-Player Co-op Boss Rush Game Heads To Nintendo Switch April 8th”

Record Of Lodoss War: Deedlit In Wonder Labyrinth 2D Metroidvania Enters Early Access On Steam

Record of Lodoss War Deedlit In the Wonder Labyrinth

Kadokawa released the new Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit In Wonder Labyrinth on Steam for PC. The side-scrolling metroidvania has recently entered into Early Access over on the Steam store for $12.99. Like many other games that have landed on Valve’s storefront, during the first week of release it’s marked down by 10% off the normal price, so you can pick up a copy for just $11.69. Continue reading “Record Of Lodoss War: Deedlit In Wonder Labyrinth 2D Metroidvania Enters Early Access On Steam”

BE-A Walker Sees You Colonizing A Planet By Crushing, Shooting Natives With A Big Mech

BE-A Walker

Now this is my kind of game. BE-A Walker for the Nintendo Switch is an indie 2.5D side-scrolling shooter game where you man a giant walker and crush, stomp, and shoot any and everything in your path on your way towards cleansing a planet in preparation for colonization. Continue reading “BE-A Walker Sees You Colonizing A Planet By Crushing, Shooting Natives With A Big Mech”

Metal Unit, Anime-Themed Action Rogue-Like Heads To Steam In Q1, 2020

Metal Unit

JellySnow Studio and NeoWiz are working on a new side-scrolling action-platformer called Metal Unit. The game is like a throwback to a lot of Treasure’s action, side-scrolling classics, such as Gunstar Heroes or more recent fanfare like Gunvolt. The game is scheduled to release onto Steam at some point in the first quarter of 2020. Continue reading “Metal Unit, Anime-Themed Action Rogue-Like Heads To Steam In Q1, 2020”

MiniLAW: Ministry Of Law Graduates From Early Access But Retains Some Unwelcoming Flaws

MiniLAW

Lasso Games’ MiniLAW: Ministry of Law is a unique side-scrolling cyberpunk title that gained quite the cult following during its lifespan on the Early Access circuit. The game recently graduated from Early Access on January 1st, 2020 after spending four years in Steam’s developmental branch since 2016. However, despite the game receiving a fair amount of praise during Early Access, it’s receiving very little of it during its full release due to the fact that there are some nagging and unwelcoming flaws that have plagued the game all throughout development. Continue reading “MiniLAW: Ministry Of Law Graduates From Early Access But Retains Some Unwelcoming Flaws”

Re:Ozma, Sandbox Side-Scroller Enters Early Access On Steam

Re Ozma

South Korean developer Shiftrick released Re:Ozma onto Steam for $14.99 as an Early Access title. The game is a side-scrolling, survival action game. It’s very similar to other emergent survival titles like Edge of Space or Starbound. However, it features a unique gimmick where you can collect the DNA of alien creatures and become one of those aliens. Continue reading “Re:Ozma, Sandbox Side-Scroller Enters Early Access On Steam”

Unreleased Akira Game For Sega Mega Drive Gameplay Surfaces

Akira

Way after the manga and the animated movie, Akira was to gain a video game. As history has shown, the official game by Black Pearl Software never came to fruition and never hit the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive. However, thanks to folks preserving old work, the title set for 1995 has resurfaced in video form. Continue reading “Unreleased Akira Game For Sega Mega Drive Gameplay Surfaces”