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New Dragon Quest XI Trailer Has Plenty to Share

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At Jump Festa 2017 in Tokyo, Square Enix unveiled the newest trailer for Dragon Quest XI, set to release in Japan sometime in 2017. The opening cinematic, as well as some gameplay, were revealed. Dragon Quest XI, like its predecessors, continues the tradition of fighting monsters and exploring worlds. From the little gameplay we’ve seen so far, it looks like the world ...

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We Happy Few – First Impressions

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We Happy Few is one of the most anticipated games in recent memory. Trailers and early-access gameplay blew gamers away last year – since PAX East 2015, it’s been near impossible to talk about upcoming games without someone mentioning We Happy Few. Now, players on Xbox One and PC can finally play the game. So that’s what we’ve done! Keep in mind that this ...

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Indie Game Spotlight – Spectra

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Spectra is the first game from Gateway Interactive. Gateway teamed up with Chipzel (best known for his work on the Super Hexagon soundtrack) to create a retro style racer that uses gorgeous music and breakneck speed to create a game that is fun, beautiful, and addicting. The goal of Spectra is pretty simple: you’re racing on a procedurally generated track that is covered ...

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A Preview of Xbox One’s MOBA – Smite

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Smite has been available on PC for a little over a year now, it officially released back in March last year. Since then Smite has made its way onto the Xbox One and is currently in Beta for the console. You can try and get a hold of a code, or you can drop $30 for the founders pack that ...

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Nintendo eShop Spotlight: Samurai Defender

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Samurai Defender is one of the only new 3DS eShop offerings this week. This isn’t surprising, seeing as it is launching alongside the high-profile release of Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition. Samurai Defender is a 3DS port of an iOS/Android game released by Link Kit, Inc, a Japanese developer that focuses mainly on mobile games. From the ...

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Xbox One Spotlight – Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition

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Lifeless Planet first hit Steam on June 6, 2014. After proving to be a huge success with fans despite receiving a lukewarm reception from critics, Stage 2 Studios has brought the sci-fi adventure platformer to Xbox One in the form of Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition. You take the role of an astronaut who has been sent on a dangerous one-way mission to a ...

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iOS Spotlight: Fearless Fantasy

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Fearless Fantasy, developed by Enter Skies and published by tinyBuild, came to Steam in May 2014. Today, tinyBuild released the game on the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPad. At its core, Fearless Fantasy is an adventure RPG with turn-based combat. However, tinyBuild turns the traditional notion of turn-based combat on its head by incorporating gestures and touch-screen controls to each attack, ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Estoc

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Today’s Greenlight spotlight is focusing on Estoc, a simplistic multiplayer sword-fighting game. Often in games, simple mechanics lead to boring and repetitive gameplay, which in turn repels potential players. Estoc features such simple mechanics that I worry it won’t have enough lasting potential to draw a large community. However, as well as Nidhogg did (which is a very similar game), ...

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Brilliant Action-RPG Umbra Launches Kickstarter

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Umbra is an isometric action-RPG set in a corrupted and devastated world. As a former officer of the Human Republic, you have been exiled and forced to flee persecution as a result of the magical powers that you have newly and unexpectedly developed. Aided by a mysterious group of Templars who shield you from the humans and monsters that have ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Tiki Galore

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Today’s Greenlight Spotlight is on Tiki Galore. Tiki Galore is an online multiplayer arena in which players control a Tiki Warrior with an unusual thirst to dominate his or her opponents. Battle your friends in free-for-all or team battles which take place in various immersive tropical levels. To be honest, the reason I chose to spotlight the game was because ...

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