Cave Story+ Gets Physical, Physical. Oh, and a Launch Date.

The fine folks at Nicalis are bringing the definitive edition of indie darling Cave Story to the Nintendo Switch on June 20th in both physical and digital formats. In a PR e-mail received earlier today, the official price is set at $29.99 for either version. Continue reading “Cave Story+ Gets Physical, Physical. Oh, and a Launch Date.”

A Platformer Without Jumping? Snake Pass Looks Awesome!

Set to release tomorrow for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch, Sumo Digital’s Snake Pass explores the concept of navigating a world typically built for a platformer, but without the ability to jump. Instead, players control a colorful snake named Noodle, who slithers and wraps themselves around blocks and branches using a rather unique control scheme. Continue reading “A Platformer Without Jumping? Snake Pass Looks Awesome!”

If Satan Himself Developed a Survival Horror Game, it’d be Agony.

Hallways protruding teeth, statues made of arms, and a whole lot of blood and guts. If there ever was a perfect setting for a survival horror game, hell would be it. And that’s exactly where Agony is taking us.

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Official Launch Trailer: Never Fight Alone in Gears of War 4

25 years after Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad made the world a safer place, The Swarm has arrived to put an end to these better times. Stepping in to his father’s colossal shoes, Marcus’s son JD, along with his friends Del and Kait, take the fight to the big uglies not in hopes of bringing peace back to the world, but simply to survive another day.

Today’s premier of the official Gears of War 4 launch trailer features a pretty fantastic cover of Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters,” performed by Lissie. With survival being the name of the game, and the world seemingly in ruins, I couldn’t think of a more perfect song to accompany the action.

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Crawl Dungeons and Customize Robots in MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death

Compile Heart and Idea Factory have been showing the PlayStation Vita lots of love lately, supporting the handheld with numerous games in the Neptunia series, as well as the otome (and one of this month’s PS Plus titles) Amnesia: Memories.

Their upcoming dungeon crawler RPG MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death hits the Vita the 13th of this month, and it comes highly recommended after spending roughly five hours with it over Labor Day weekend.

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Zombie Train Survival Game The Final Station Available Now on PS4, PC, Tomorrow on Xbox One

In a post-apocalyptic world swarming with infected, your only means of shelter lies within the confines of an aging locomotive. Supplies run low between stations, survivors need help, and said infected want nothing more than to dine on your sweet, sweet face meat in tinyBuild’s The Final Station.

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Vampyr Life is Strange in This New Gameplay Trailer

Much in the way that DontNod’s stellar narrative adventure Life is Strange differed from their previous effort, the action-focused Remember Me, their upcoming gothic adventure Vampyr seemingly drops the drama-fueled lives of teenage girls in favor of exploring a creepy Victorian town and feeding on the unlucky passerby.

But there’s more in common than you might think.

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