Banner Saga 3 sharpens its battle axe with new Eternal Arena Game Mode for PC

Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that Banner Saga 3 launches a new game mode for PC in the form of Eternal Arena. The newly introduced game mode was a $400K Stretch Goal as part of Banner Saga 3’s original funding drive which it comfortably smashed through in less than a week. Over eight thousand backers helped the game reach its funding and stretch goal targets with Stoic being able to deliver the game earlier than scheduled…

Another free expansion for WW1 FPS Verdun!

Blackmill Games and M2H have released another free expansion for their WW1 shooter Verdun. Players can now join a new 64 player game mode with bot support, a new map set on the St. Mihiel Salient, the Senegalese Tirailleurs squad with four new weapons and more. New 64 player Frontlines game mode Verdun has seen free updates since it was released in 2015, and the tradition continues today with a massive free update bringing a new 64 player game mode featuring full bot support. The ‘Frontlines 64’ is the classic…

‘Children of Morta’ Moves to 2019 and a Multiplatform Release

Dead Mage and 11 bit studios have collectively decided to postpone Children of Morta to 2019. Our goal is to deliver a mind-blowing, story-driven hack n’ slasher — and we’ll get there — but the journey is going to take a bit longer than expected: “Having a solid amount of feedback after shows like PAX Prime, and knowing exactly the goal we need to reach, we have decided to move the release date of Children of Morta, on all platforms, to 2019”, says Producer, Marek Ziemak. “There is huge potential…

The good, the bad, and El Hijo: A Wild West Adventure

On its neverending search for true Indie gems, HandyGames stumbled over the fantastic Ej Hijo from Berlin-Based Honig Studios. In El Hijo the player takes the role of a six-year old boy, searching the Wild Wild West for his mother. It’s a spaghetti-western, non-violent stealth game, coming 2019 to PC, MAC and Consoles. As a six-year old, El Hijo must always sneak past the dangers of his world. As he overcomes his challenges, he gains self-confidence and cunning and with it more schemes to get past his foes. On his…

GRIS set to release tomorrow (PC and Switch)

Nomada Studio is set to release their debut project as a team on Thursday, December 13 with the emotive narrative platformer GRIS. Launching on Nintendo Switch and PC, GRIS is the story of a hopeful young girl lost in her own world, dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey through sorrow is manifested in her dress, which grants new abilities to better navigate her faded reality. Free of danger, frustration or death, players will explore a meticulously designed world through light puzzles, platforming sequences, and optional skill-based…

The Escapists 2 Gets Free Festive Update

Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games has today launched a free content update for its hit prison-escape game The Escapists 2, with the arrival of the Snow Way Out prison on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch™, PC, Mac and Linux. Following on from last year’s free Santa’s Shakedown release, Santa has now ditched his mantra of good will to all and has instead opened a booming online retail store. His sleigh sits abandoned, as new delivery sleighs ship products all around the world.…

Everspace launches on Nintendo Switch

Stellar Edition features the base game, the Encounters add-on, the original soundtrack with over 60 titles as well as an interactive art book in-game. Furthermore, the full set of 33 achievements has been implemented directly into the game. Both, the digital and the boxed version retail for $39.99 / €39.99 / £35.99. “We’re thrilled to announce the eagerly awaited launch of EVERSPACE – Stellar Edition on Nintendo Switch, which looks and plays stunningly after updating the entire project to Unreal Engine 4.20 and some further optimization deep down in the…

Have ewe herd the news? Clouds and Sheep 2 coming to Nintendo Switch

Video games have transformed you into the Mayor, the Manager and the President of… everything, basically, from factories to YouTube stars to game development studios and even starship corporations. But now it’s time for a true challenge: keeping a herd of sheep entertained, happy and healthy. That’s precisely what you need to do in Clouds and Sheep 2, coming to Nintendo Switch™ on December 21st. Feed your sheep, toss them around, buy them trampolines, put them in funny hats, regularly shear them and – at all times – keep an eye on your…

Genesis Alpha One Release Date Revealed

Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games and Freiburg, Germany-based independent developer Radiation Blue today announced that sci-fi roguelike first-person shooter Genesis Alpha One will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Games store for PC on January 29th, 2019. Genesis Alpha One mixes thrilling roguelike mechanics with deep ship building and fast first-person action, putting you in the role of an interstellar pioneer. In a near future ravaged by wars, corrupt regimes and devastating pollution, influential corporations have created the…

From Creators of ARK Comes Pirate Survival MMO: ATLAS

From the creators of the dinosaur survival adventure ARK: Survival Evolved, comes ATLAS, a massively multiplayer first-person fantasy pirate adventure. Led by industry veterans Jeremy Stieglitz and Jesse Rapczak, ATLAS will host up to 40,000 players exploring the same globe simultaneously, leading to an unprecedented scale of encounters and conflict! In ATLAS you will stake your claim in the endless open world as you construct custom ships, search for buried treasure, siege and conquer fortresses, plunder travelling merchants and recruit a crew to join your powerful Armada as you engage…