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News video games 05 December 2023, 04:07

author: Adrian Werner

Retro FPS Feast; Blood West and Kingpin Remaster Launch

Today is shaping up to be a real feast for fans of retro shooters. This is because Kingpin: Reloaded and version 1.0 of Blood West will debut on Steam.

Source: Hyperstrange

This day is going to be very interesting for fans of retro climates. Today two games of this type will debut on Steam. One of them is a refreshed version of an FPS from the 1990s, and the other is a new title, developed, however, in an old-school style.

Blood West

Let's start with Blood West. It's a first-person immersive sim action game set in a fantasy version of the Wild West, developed by studio Hyperstrange.

  1. The game debuted in early access in February 2022, and version 1.0 will be released this afternoon.
  2. The early access version costs $25, and we know that version 1.0 will be more expensive, although we don't know its exact price for now.
  3. Blood West is available exclusively on PC.

The early version has been received very warmly - on Steam, 91% of all reviews praise the title, which is categorized as a "very positive" reception.

  1. Blood West on Steam

It is also worth quoting the system requirements. Only the minimum is given, which is not particularly surprising, given the retro style of the game.

Blood West - minimum requirements for PC

  1. Processor: Intel Core i5-7500
  2. Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M
  3. RAM: 8 GB
  4. Disk space: 5 GB
  5. Operating System: Windows 10

Kingpin: Reloaded

The second retro release of Tuesday will be Kingpin: Reloaded, which is a refreshed version of the iconic FPS from 1999.

  1. The game will debut today only on PC. Console releases are planned, but we will have to wait until next year for them.
  2. Kingpin: Reloaded will be sold on Steam and, where it will be unlocked at 10:00 a.m. PST.

Compared to the original, Kingpin: Reloaded is expected to offer improved graphics and gameplay, as well as a new mission system. As a result, system requirements will also increase significantly.

  1. Kingpin: Reloaded on Steam

Kingpin: Reloaded - minimum requirements for PC

  1. Processor: Intel Core i3
  2. Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 / AMD Radeon R9 Fury X
  3. Direct X version: 9
  4. RAM: 4 GB
  5. Disk space: 5 GB
  6. Operating System: Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 64-bit

Kingpin: Reloaded - recommended requirements for PC

  1. Processor: Intel Core i5
  2. Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 / AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
  3. Direct X version: 10
  4. RAM: 6 GB
  5. Disk space: 5 GB
  6. Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit

Adrian Werner

Adrian Werner

A true veteran of the Gamepressure newsroom, writing continuously since 2009 and still not having enough. He caught the gaming bug thanks to playing on his friend's ZX Spectrum. Then he switched to his own Commodore 64, and after a short adventure with 16-bit consoles, he forever entrusted his heart to PC games. A fan of niche productions, especially adventure games, RPGs and games of the immersive sim genre, as well as a mod enthusiast. Apart from games, he devourers stories in every form - books, series, movies, and comics.