Longtime PC gamers may recall the SpellForce series. The first game, Order of Dawn, was released in 2004 and the second, Shadow Wars, debuted in 2006. After a long hiatus, SpellForce 3 will see a release sometime later this year.
Some indie studios rise and fall as the tides of gaming shift. For 10tons Ltd., they've managed to stick around for over 13 years by going with the waves and shifting development to the platforms that are in demand. Their latest title, Neon Chrome, is a return to their twin-stick shooter roots and Sampo Töyssy, Vice CEO of 10tons...
There was a brief time when I was young when my uncle let my family borrow his Atari. He didn't have a lot of games for it, but I definitely remember spending time playing Tank with my brother and sister. Spanish developer Mighty Toast must have dedicated some of their time playing that game as well as their first title, Tankr, seems to be inspired by it.
Klonk Games' charming, cooperative puzzle-platformer, Shift Happens, has been in Steam Early Access since September of last year. Not only will the title get a final release in July, it will also be arriving on the Xbox One.
I've always thought that the one thing missing from our regular Monday night streams was the ability for our audience to impact the game we're playing. EKO Software and 505 Games have been thinking the same thing as they've added Twitch interaction to How to Survive 2.
Back in the heyday of people constructing death machines and pitting them against one another (early 2000s), developer Gabriel Entertainment made a video game based on the same premise. Now, 15 years later, the third entry in that series, Robot Arena III, will be making its debut on Steam this month.
Initially released as a single-player only game, Hyper Light Drifter now supports two player couch co-op. This feature was a stretch goal for their Kickstarter campaign, which launched in September 2013, and while it didn't make it into the title for its initial release at the end of March, the developers have been working on getting it implemented into the game for the past month.
Stardew Valley has become quite the popular farm-sim game over the past few months. The title had a lot of positive buzz around it before it even launched, and that sentiment has only grown after its release. In a blog post this past weekend, Eric Barone, the one-man development team who goes under the alias ConcernedApe, stated that cooperative multiplayer would be coming to the title.
Degica has announced that they'll be bringing DoDonPachi: DaiFukkatsu, which was released a few years back as DoDonPachi Resurrection on the Xbox 360 for Europe and PAL territories, to Steam "soon." Based on the features provided, it appears this new release will be based on the version released on the 360, version 1.5.
Rogue Stormers is a game that feels like the product of two different minds. One wanted a platform shooter with RPG mechanics, the other wanted a difficult shooter that was reminiscent of Contra. The result, unfortunately, is a mess of both....