Necromunda: Hired Gun is a fast-paced, violent first-person shooter by Streum On Studio and Focus Home Interactive. Take on the role of a hired gun with a sprawling arsenal of weapons at your disposal and an augmented body that allows you to run on walls and leap over chasms. With the help of your cyber-mastiff and grappling hook, there is nowhere for enemies to hide from you in the massive environments of Warhammer 40,000’s most infamous hive city. This first look video features the opening moments of the game and highlights how fast and frantic the action in Necromunda is
The Company Man by Forust is a 2D action-adventure where players get to battle the corporate machine. The protagonist is a university graduate named Jim, ready to launch his epic career in the Good Water Company. Unfortunately, due to an underhanded co-worker, Jim ends up battling all manner of unique enemies while traversing the beautifully painted environments. This first look video features the game’s opening areas and highlights some of the enemies and bosses that players will encounter
Headup has announced a Q3 2021 release date on PC for Escape from Naraka by the Indonesian developer team Xelo Games. It is a fast-paced first-person survival platformer that will also feature a soundtrack by Yohan Jager, known for his work on Pumpkin Jack. The game combines Balinese legends and mythologies and is strongly influenced by titles such as SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell, DOOM, and Dark Deception
Fast-paced platforming meets top-down strategy in Smelter by X Plus Company Limited and Dangen Entertainment. Inspired by the classics of the 16-bit era, this game sees the protagonist Eve teaming up with a winged creature named Smelter. Eve is on a search for her beloved Adam, who is nowhere in sight after the Garden’s destruction. Thanks to the incredible powers she gains from fusing with Smelter, she might have a shot of finding him. This first look video features some of the platforming and strategic action in the game
Golden Force, the retro-style action-platformer by Storybird Studio and No Gravity Games, was recently released on Steam. The game allows players to control one of the four members of GOLDEN FORCE who are on a mission to defeat the Demon King and his army of monsters. However, standing between players and victory is 22 vibrant stages and the five generals serving the Demon King
Shadow Man Remastered overhauls the classic from two decades ago with plenty of restored and remastered content. From HD textures for all levels and objects to the restoration of several cut and censored models omitted from the original game, this remaster aims to be the definitive version of Shadow Man. This first look video showcases some of these enhancements and new features as Shadow Man travels from Liveside to Deadside in his quest to stop an apocalypse
Orbital bullet, the 360° rogue-lite sci-fi shooter by SmokeStab Studio and Assemble Entertainment is out now on Steam Early Access. It is an action-platformer that combines the proven addictiveness of the rogue-lite formula with a unique twist in the form of a 360° rotating level design. Players will have to wrap their heads around the unique 2.5D ring-shaped world of the game as they take on the procedurally generated enemies and level elements
Pyramid Plunge is an upcoming rogue-lite, action platformer with cartoony handcrafted pixel-art. It challenges players to explore ever-changing creature-infested pyramids while keeping an eye on the devious traps that are set up everywhere. This first look video highlights the tutorial level as well as the co-op mode
Lost Words: Beyond the Page doesn’t offer much of a challenge in terms of platforming or puzzles, but that doesn’t make it any less compelling. The heartfelt story effortlessly draws players in right from the start while the charming visuals and moving soundtrack round out the package. The game tackles very difficult subjects in a way that both young and old can relate to while the charming presentation makes it even more memorable. It is more of an interactive experience than a game at times, but we wholeheartedly recommend Lost Words to anyone who can appreciate a great story.
Gameplay: Very easy and accessible, but it is the story that really sets this game apart.
Graphics: Both the journal and story sections of the game are beautiful.
Sound: The soundtrack is incredible and the voice acting superb
Alawar has recently announced that they are busy with the development of a 2D space western called They Always Run. The game is about a three-armed mutant who hunts the most dangerous criminals in the galaxy. They Always Run is being developed by the internal division of the company who also worked on projects such as Distrust and I am Not a Monster, while Alawar will be serving as publisher