Twain Harte, CA – January 17, 2017 – Mad Fellows and Reverb Triple XP today released a new selection of screenshots from the upcoming console/PC pulsating music action game, Aaero. The screens feature a variety of levels from the game, with every level designed specifically around each bumpin’ electronic music track in the game. Each level features musical tracks from superstars of the bass-music genre, including: Noisia, Flux Pavilion, Katy B, and others.
Crytek Passes Publishing Rights to My.Com for North America and Europe
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – January 17, 2017 – Global publisher My.com and developer Crytek are pleased to announce that the first-person shooter Warface will be published by My.com in North America and Europe beginning in February 2017. My.com, a global game publisher with a portfolio of high profile online games such as Revelation Online, Armored Warfare, and Skyforge, will take over publishing and operations while Crytek will focus on the development and support of the game, continuing updates of Warface worldwide.
Rank17, a VR-focused publisher with a development team in Southern California, is set to deliver a number of exciting VR titles in 2017!
The year starts with the retro-themed Super Pixel Smash (due this month) — followed by the monster sim Monster Crush Online and “alien boxing” sports game Planetary Punchout. Finally, an all-new sniper-focused first-person shooter is currently in production and due later this year.
Vancouver, Canada – Digital Dragon Games has released a behind the scenes video showing the making of Memoranda, the point-and-click adventure with elements of magical realism, developed by Bit ByterZ and due for release on Steam for PC on January 25, 2017. A console version is planned for a later date.
Copenhagen – Danish game studio Reto-Moto is proud to announce that their popular World War 2 MMO first-person shooter, Heroes & Generals, has now reached 10 million registered players.
Once the Christmas and New Year celebrations are over, it isn’t long until the next big holiday comes around as February looms closer. This Valentine’s Day, as tables at restaurants are fully booked and the magic of movie nights has dwindled, enjoying a free online game could be the perfect low-key way for partners to spend fun time together, providing the ultimate date night alternative.
Explore parallel worlds in stunning new pixel art RPGLondon, UK – UnDungeon, a classically inspired action/RPG with roguelike elements, has launched on Kickstarter with the support of Square Enix Collective. Developed by Dusseldorf-based studio Laughing Machines, the game is targeting $53,074 / €50,000 to secure a release on PC. UnDungeon takes place in a gorgeous and mysterious world based on the principles of the multiverse, whereby multiple variations of the same world have collided in a single dimension following a cataclysmic event known as ‘The Shift’. Combining challenging fast-paced combat with beautiful hand-drawn pixel art, traditional role-playing mechanics, and roguelike elements, UnDungeon takes players on a supernatural journey across a dynamic, procedurally-generated map as one of the seven Heralds, each of whom have come from a world destroyed by The Shift.
“UnDungeon has been clearly endorsed by the Collective community, and we’re really happy to be supporting the team with its Kickstarter,” said Phil Elliott, director of indie development at Square Enix. “Not only does the game look lovely and have a great atmosphere, the team behind it have been a joy to work with – and we wish them every success with the campaign!”
Paris – DONTNOD ELEVEN invites players to participate in a closed beta test for its competitive 2.5D multiplayer shooter, BATTLECREW Space Pirates. Beginning Thursday, January 19 at 11: 00 am (EST) , and running through Sunday, January 22 at 11:00 am (EST), DONTNOD ELEVEN is hosting a test for players in North America and Western Europe. The closed beta test will introduce new gameplay updates as well as additional improvements based on consumer feedback from previous tests.
Ayo the Clown is a 2.5D side-scrolling platformer reminiscent of genre favorites like Mario and Donkey Kong. What sets Ayo the Clown apart from traditional platformers is its sense of adventure, light puzzle facets, and RPG elements.Like the Legend of Zelda series, Ayo’s potential isn’t realized at the game’s offset. You will collect skill upgrades and extra hearts that add to your overall life as you progress through this lush world.
Paris, January 13, 2017 – Microids is proud to announce the development of Syberia 3, the upcoming game of Benoit Sokal, on the highly-anticipated Nintendo Switch. The release date of Syberia 3 on Nintendo Switch will be announced soon.