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Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Mira and the Legend of the Djinns Moroccan-Amazigh Cultural Inspiration Game

Moroccan-Amazigh Cultural Inspirations Are Plentiful in Mira, Right Down to the Sound Design

Mira and the Legend of the Djinns, a Metroidvania action platformer coming to Steam featuring gorgeous artwork and a story steeped in rich Moroccan folklore. In the trailer, lead programmer Rachid Hassani discusses the cultural influences and considerations that played a part in bringing the game to life, and how his upbringing in Morocco helped to shape the narrative and character cast.

“We’ve thoughtfully crafted Mira’s narrative to accurately capture the spirit of Moroccan folklore while considering cultural and religious sensitivities. What resulted is a fine-tuned storyworld inspired by magical realms, Moroccan culture influences, and authentic folklore that is both new and recognizable,” said Rachid Hassani, Lead Programmer, Little Knight Games. “Even down to the sound design, our team used authentic Moroccan-Amazigh music and melded it with high fantasy orchestral tunes to make something completely new and enchanting.”

Survival Fountain of Youth single-player survival game set in the 16th-century Caribbean islands

Survival: Fountain of Youth, the single-player survival game set in the 16th-century Caribbean islands. The agreement comes alongside a new video highlighting Survival: Fountain of Youth’s upcoming 2023 Early Access launch.

Dive into an open-world survival crafting experience as a shipwrecked member of Juan Ponce de Leon’s historical expedition for the Fountain of Youth. Awaken on the shores of an uninhabited archipelago and get to work securing shelter, food, and water. Stave off hunger, thirst, and dangerous diseases while exploring uncharted environments, scouring for clues to the missing crew’s location, and crafting weapons and tools to establish a base of operations.

Friday, February 17, 2023

Nintendo eShop February Fest Sale (Nintendo Switch) at Nintendo eShop

Big eShop Sale has just started.
All games below have Metacritic score of 70% or above. Includes 1st party games such as Bayonetta 1+2

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim £49.99 £24.99 -50%
1979 Revolution: Black Friday £10.79 £1.61 -85%
7 Billion Humans £11.99 £5.99 -50%

A Boy and His Blob £13.49 £8.76 -35%
A Fold Apart £16.99 £4.24 -75%
A Hat in Time £25.19 £12.59 -50%
A Hat in Time - Ultimate Edition £31.49 £15.74 -50%
A Little to the Left £12.99 £10.39 -20%
A Musical Story £13.49 £6.74 -50%
Absolute Drift £8.99 £3.14 -65%
ABZÛ £14.99 £5.24 -65%
Adventures of Pip £7.69 £1.53 -80%
Agatha Knife £9.59 £2.87 -70%
Aggelos £11.99 £5.99 -50%
AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES - nirvanA Initiative £53.99 £37.79 -30%
AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES £35.99 £7.19 -80%
Alien: Isolation £14.99 £9.99 -33%
Alwa's Awakening £6.99 £3.49 -50%
Alwa's Legacy £13.99 £6.99 -50%

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Mosaic Chronicles Deluxe - Enter a fantastic world full of magic and charm

Enter a fantastic world full of magic and charm. Rebuild legendary tales with Mosaic Chronicles Deluxe. A new puzzle game experience awaits.

AN REMARKABLE TALE - Immerse yourself in a story of courage, love and happiness.

YOU ARE THE HERO - Follow the plot to save a beautiful princess or a handsome mage from a powerful beast!

TAKE A LOOK - Match coloured pieces of glass to reveal the next page of adventures in one of two stories: A Bit of Horoscoping and The Lucky Knot.

Gunscape on Switch

World-Building Retro FPS Gunscape Constructs Custom Arenas on Nintendo Switch

Inspired by classic first-person shooters of the 90s and early 2000s, Gunscape takes the most memorable elements of FPS history and hands them all over to the gamer. Community architects can assemble grand single-player maps, hand-crafted multiplayer arenas, and even full out co-op campaigns with an extensive toolbox full of dynamic environments, weapon types, enemies, and other world-building elements.

Dying Light 2 DropKick Weekend DLC for First Anniversary

Celebrate the success of Dying Light with Techland. The renowned franchise has had an excellent start to the year, selling a whopping 30 million units, a number that continues to grow each month. That’s not all: this February marks the first anniversary of the number one best-selling zombie game of 2022, Dying Light 2 Stay Human, and Techland has planned a plethora of celebrations and updates for the community.

“The team continues to demonstrate their unwavering commitment to create unforgettable experiences for gamers worldwide - we're not stopping here and will continue to support the game with amazing content for years to come.” - Adrian Ciszewski – Chief Creative Officer

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Peaky Blinders The King's Ransom Game

Inspired by the BAFTA-winning drama, Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom is an original story written in collaboration with Peaky Blinders’ producer and brand owner Caryn Mandabach Productions, and with series creator and writer Steven Knight. The game is created in partnership with Banijay Brands, the commercial arm of content powerhouse Banijay.

Wonderland Nights White Rabbit Diary Game Psychedelic delight

A weird and wonderful ‘play’ on Alice in Wonderland in Wonderland Nights: White Rabbit's Diary. Released today, 27th January 2023, on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Microsoft Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Nintendo Switch. The player assumes the role of the White Rabbit in a world of make believe.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Voltaire The Vegan Vampire Game

Voltaire, the youngest son of the legendary vampire Dracula, has chosen to go vegan, much to the displeasure of his blood-drinking father. Run away and start a quaint farm in the woods to send dad a message: a vegan life is no missed steak! Prove vampires can survive with ethically-sourced food, raise crops in the daytime, and embrace the night by defending plantations from Dracula’s hordes of monstrous minions.

Under the protection of sunlight, hunt for 20 different seed types to sow a variety of crops, including sweet crapples, bitter coffin beans, spicy skullions, and frightening fangmaws. Chase down giggling, wiggling water droplets to quench saplings’ thirst. Avoid overworking or risk exhaustion and the return of Voltaire’s brutish bloodlust, which may attract 16 types of nefarious nocturnal monsters to his location.

Fall of Porcupine Game

About Fall of Porcupine: The game follows Finley, a freshly graduated med school student preparing for his first residency in a brand new small town that seems warm and inviting…at first. Finley must lean on his friends for advice and support as he navigates an “unhealthy” healthcare industry rooting for his demise, all while prioritising his mental health and self care. The game is a heartfelt, important tale about the hardships endured by healthcare workers, while also delivering itself as a love letter to the human journey of self discovery, self love, and the joys that come with life’s small (and big) accomplishments.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Rubber Bandits Criminally fun multiplayer party game

Rubber Bandits, a wild family-friendly party brawler for 1-4 players, is launching on Nintendo Switch on the 19th of January, with online and local multiplayer options (but you can play single-player, too).

Modes on modes
The game has 8 different game modes with different objectives - from beating up other players and cops to bombing everyone around you. The game modes are enhanced with modifiers like Speed Boosted, Bomb Rain and Fastball Throws so there are tons of ways to go about winning the round.

Your Story wholesome visual novel Game

Your Story, a heartwarming visual novel from GameLoad studio is launching on Steam. Players will accompany the main heroine Lia as an inner voice, guiding her through the most critical decisions that shape the world around her.

Live through a warm coming-of-age story as Lia, a half-elf who has to discover herself and other secrets hidden on the island where she grew up.

A Space for the Unbound Game Confronts Catastrophe and Pets Cats

A Space For The Unbound, a heartwarming slice-of-life adventure featuring a boy and girl with supernatural powers from developer Mojiken Studio and publisher Chorus Worldwide, launches today for PC via Steam, PlayStation 5|4, Xbox X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Keys are available now.

Roam the streets of a rural 1990s Indonesian community as a young pair of romantic creatives, rendered in gorgeously detailed pixel art. Blessed or cursed with newly found supernatural abilities, they wield these powers to help soothe the inner turmoil of those around them while a cosmic calamity threatens their existence. Don’t forget to pet passing street cats along the way.

Karagon Prelude Shoot, Construct Ridable Robots, Build Bases in Open-world Survival Game

Enter an immersive, dangerous open world inhabited by robotic creatures. Traverse expansive biomes, scavenge for valuable crafting resources in the wilderness and dilapidated multi-story buildings, and seek out the perfect spot to build a base of operations before starting the next adventure, either alone or with friends on community servers.

Turn simple tools into an impressive arsenal of elemental guns, armour, and melee weapons by progressing through technology tiers and compiling high-end crafting components. Move through increasingly dangerous locations filled with secrets to discover and deadly robots to destroy. Amass loot and keep it safe by mastering a modular base-building system to create a highly customised headquarters or take over and fortify one of the existing structures on the map. Prepare for unpredictable challenges during looting and scavenging runs. Elemental-infused robots lurk in multi-story buildings, waiting to strike unsuspecting adventurers on the hunt for valuable items and rare schematics. Fight back by blasting and hacking at their weak points to fell the foes and secure valuable machine parts.

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Avatar Generations Game Nickelodeon adventure series

Quench your thirst for adventure and fire up your bending skillz— we've got the FIRST official gameplay trailer for the Avatar Generations mobile game! We're opening up key requests to get you early access on iPhone and Android.

PSA Note: This is the Avatar: The Last Airbender IP, not the blue aliens.

Upcoming mobile RPG title Avatar Generations has entered pre-registration globally, in anticipation for worldwide launch in early 2023.

Kandrial open-world post-apocalyptic 2D action RPG

In Kandria, you set foot in a huge open world with a total size of more than 2.5 million square meters, which can be explored freely right from the start. However, this post-apocalyptic world also holds numerous dangers. In 250 individually designed rooms, your skills are put to the test in challenging jump'n'run sections. All sorts of threats lurk in the caves and ancient ruins: It's not just wild animals and renegade robots you have to watch out for. Many humans are also a serious threat in this harsh world.

GunScape Game - Create Share and Play first-person shooter with world-building tools

Gunscape, the first-person shooter with world-building tools from Blowfish Studios, creates fantastical new universes on Nintendo Switch starting Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

Blast droids and giants into a pile of pixels or construct a complex arena to host a battle royal, the choice is yours. Puppeteer a menagerie of dynamic environments, weapon types, enemies, and other world-building tools in this loving homage to the retro shooters of yesteryears.

Mail Time Game adorable cottage core collect a thon platforming adventure

Bring smiles to cute critters’ front doors in Mail Time, the adorable cottagecore collect-a-thon platforming adventure from solo developer Kela Van Der Deijl. Help adorable neighbors as the newly minted Mail Scout and deliver letters across Grumblewood Grove. Jump on mushroom caps, glide across the forest, and collect hidden bottle caps in this whimsical exploration escapade.

Voltaire: The Vegan Vampire, a farming battle sim roguelite game

Safely satisfy cravings in Voltaire: The Vegan Vampire, a farming battle sim roguelite from developer Digitality Games. As a vegan vampire, Voltaire knows he will never be like his father, Dracula. Build and defend a humble plantation in spite of dear ol’ dad. Create vegan recipes during the day and defeat hordes of creatures hoping to harm the farm at night.

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Under Dungeon Game deadliest cat in the world. Intense fights, multiple weapons and demanding bosses

Become the deadliest delivery... cat in the world. Intense fights, multiple weapons and demanding boss fights. Join Kimuto on his hardest first day on the job.

Armed to the teeth
This fantasy world let's you fight in a variety of ways. Magical bubbles, a boomerang cannon or a classic longsword can go a long way in this foreign land. Every one of your weapons can be further upgraded to unlock their hidden potential.