indie games

The Finnish game studio Critical Force is to tackle labour shortages with own academy

Press release: Kajaani, Finland, April 27th 2017 – Critical Force, The Finnish Game Developer of the Year 2016, will open its own academy in collaboration with the Kajaani University of Applied Sciences. The game studio wants to introduce its own solution regarding Finnish game industry’s labour shortage. The Critical Force Academy is a groundbreaking new initiative by Critical Force. The… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

Expeditions: Viking

Logic Artists has released Expeditions: Viking!

Nordic indie studio Logic Artists are announcing that Expeditions: Viking, the highly anticipated sequel to Expeditions: Conquistador (2013), will be available online and in stores today. Press release: Copenhagen, Denmark – April 27 – Logic Artists is pleased to confirm that their much anticipated title, Expeditions: Viking releases today worldwide! The turn-based tactical RPG combines a historically authentic CRPG setting… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

Acaratus

The medieval steampunk tactical turn-based RPG “Acaratus” leaves Steam Early access on the 25th of May

Buckle Up for an Adventure in Highly Customizable Battle Suits on a Mission to Free an Enslaved Nation from Tyranny. Press release: Ronneby, Sweden – April 26th, 2017 – Swedish indie developer Nodbrim Interactive today announced that Acaratus, its medieval steampunk tactical turn-based RPG, is set to fully launch on Steam on 25th May priced at $14.99/£10.99/€13.99. Outfitted with customizable… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

Banner Saga

The “Banner Saga 3” pledge manager is now available for exclusive backer pre-order swag and more

Banner Saga 3 Pledge Manager now available for exclusive backer pre-order swag and more. Press release: Stoic, in partnership with Versus Evil, have opened up the Banner Saga 3 PledgeManager site where fans can continue to back development of the game and also pick up pre-order only game branded items, chat with the community and the developers as well as… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

Human: Fall Flat

Human Fall Flat PS4 review – A pretty decent and fun physics-based platform/puzzle game

We’ve recently witnessed a massive influx of ‘simulator’ games. Everything from surgeons to goats; there seems to be no end to the poorly controlled titles these people will come up with. That being said, I assumed going into “Human Fall Flat” that I’d be given control of a small, lumpy man with extremely poor motor skills (his name is Bob… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

2D multiplayer brawler

2D multiplayer brawler “Dynasty Feud” has announced its release date for PC

Press release: Dynasty Feud is a 2D fighting game, a multiplayer party brawler that pits unique teams of characters against each other in a series of pulse-racing rounds. With up to eight different dynasties battling it out across sprawling dynamic maps at once, Dynasty Feud, offers a fast, paced, hectic gameplay, as players try to outwit each other in frantic… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

Blowfish Studios

The Deer God is now available for PS4 and PlayStation Vita

Press release: SYDNEY – April 25, 2017 -The Deer God, the lush 3D pixel art adventure from Blowfish Studios and Crescent Moon Games, launches today for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita as a Cross-Buy title. Downloaded more than 1.5 million times across Xbox One, PC and mobile platforms, The Deer God tellsthe story of a hunter who learns what it… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

Eagle Island

Eagle Island interview with Nick Gregory – How Eagle Island came to be, old game memories and game development

It’s been about two weeks since I (Robin Ek, TGG) wrote about Nick Gregory’s upcoming adventure/platform game “Eagle Island” (the game will be released to Windows, MAC and Linux in mid 2018), and during that time quite a lot of positive things have happened. Right of the bat, “Eagle Island” got greenlited on Steam Greenlight just recently, and the game has managed… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

Beat-em-up games

ZHEROS “The Forgotten Land” DLC is now available for Xbox One, PC and PS4

Intergalactic Adventure ZHEROS Launches on Playstation 4. Rimlight Studios Celebrate Launch with the Release of ‘The Forgotten Land’ DLC Available for Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4. Press release: Catania, Italy — April 25, 2017 — Italian developer Rimlight Studios today announced that ZHEROS, its whimsical 3D beat ‘em up is now available on PlayStation 4. Coinciding with the launch,… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

ARPG

The crazy zombie apocalypse game “The Zombiest Adventures” drops on Steam very soon

‘THE ZOMBIEST ADVENTURE’: A CRAZY APOCALYPSE IN THE 17TH CENTURY RELEASES APRIL 26TH. Press release: What would happen if the zombie apocalypse had occurred in 1650? The Zombies Adventure in The Perverted Age of Enlightenment With A Pinch of Woodpunk explores that possibility in a crazy game full of action and humor. It’s 1650, and for some reason the dead… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

indie games

Introversion Software’s new game “Scanner Sombre” is coming to PC this Wednesday

From the Developers of Multi-Million Selling Prison Architect Comes New, Hauntingly Mysterious ‘Scanner Sombre’. Introversion Software’s next title goes deep underground to explore the unknown on April 26th Press release: LONDON – 24 April 2017 – BAFTA-winning Introversion Software officially announced the independent studio’s next title today, Scanner Sombre, launching on PC on Wednesday 26th April at 3pm BST /… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

adventure games

An un-demo has been released for Bertram Fiddle: A Bleaker Predicklement

Press release: Frankfurt, Germany, 24.04.2017 – Victorian developer Rumpus Animation and Publisher Deck13 are proud to announce the release of the official Un-Demo for Bertram Fiddle – A Bleaker Predicklement. And it’s a meaty one. Last year Rumpus Animation released their first game – The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle – A Dreadly Business. A classic point and click romp around… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

ANDROID

DIGIDICED’s strategy game “Terra Mystica” is out now on all major mobile platforms

Press release: April 20th 2017: “Terra Mystica”, one of the most beloved strategy board games, has just released on all major mobile platforms for 9,99 USD. DIGIDICED, the company that brought you quality adaptions like Patchwork, Le Havre: The Inland Port and Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small, is excited to release their newest game into the gaming audience. The game… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

Northgard PC preview – A promising RTS/city builder that has some polishing left to do

When Shiro Games started teasing Northgard, I got excited. Not because I’m an RTS or a city builder fan, but because I’m not. Let me explain. “Northgard” offers epic real-time city building in bite-sized portions. They took classic influences like “Warcraft” and “Command & Conquer“, streamlined the gameplay, and laid it across the framework of modern MOBA games. The result… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!