Semispheres Review for Nintendo Switch

There has been a growing, promising catalog of indie titles ported to the Nintendo Switch, and Semispheres by Canadian studio Vivid Helix is one classy example of the recent spate of quirky puzzlers that have taken advantage of the console’s uniquely hybrid capabilities. read more

PANKAPU Review for PlayStation 4

Developer Too Kind Studio has taken an interesting twist on the standard platformer formula in Pankapu. Part graphic novel, part action scroller, the game tells a narrative within a narrative. The real life story of Djaha’rell contains horrors that pollute into his dreams. His world has been shifted into a nightmarish slant, and he only sees heroes in his dreams. Pankapu is a miniature warrior who slays the dark matter that rules Djaha’rell’s existence. read more

FINAL FANTASY XV Multiplayer Expansion COMRADES Starts Oct. 31

Famed Composer Nobuo Uematsu Returns to the Series with New Song, “Choosing Hope”

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 20, 2017) – For the first time, FINAL FANTASY XV players will be able to create their own avatar and join up with three other friends to take on epic quests and battles in the game’s first and only online multiplayer expansion titled “Comrades.” Starting October 31, players will set foot as a survivor from Kingsglaive to find out more about the disappearance of Noctis after the events in Chapter 13 from the main game. read more

ARise Announced by Climax Studios for iPhone and iPad

Portsmouth, UK – Portsmouth-based developer Climax Studios is pleased to announce its latest title is coming to the App Store for iPhone and iPad. ARise is the result of a game jam the company ran to inspire creative and innovative concepts for augmented reality games.  Players will lead a pint-sized adventurer up the stony flanks of a vast petrified monster, using perspective to cross chasms and scale sheer cliff faces. read more

JUMP Launches On-Demand Video Game Subscription Service for Independent Games

SAN FRANCISCO – PRNewswire/ — Jump around! Jump Gaming, Inc. has launched Jump, the on-demand video game subscription service, with an emphasis on independent games. Offering gamers a 14-day free trial of the service at http://www.playonjump.com, Jump features a highly curated launch library of more than 60 games, including renowned developers Ed McMillenand Tyler Glaiel’s new game The End Is Nigh and other revered indie titles. The library will continue to grow as new games will be added each month. Jump is playable first on all Windows and Mac desktop systems via a native app, as well as offering Linux and Chrome OS access via web browser. read more

Beat The Game Review for PC

Beat the Game is not a typical video game. Worm Animation’s first foray into the gaming industry showcases fresh ideas, as it blends music-making with open world adventure. By incorporating features from these two genres, Beat the Game succeeds in being memorable and unique. While it is a rather short game that players can beat quickly, Beat the Game is worth playing for the innovative gaming experience it provides. read more