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Ghostrunner - New Trailer and Gameplay

Adrian Werner, 31 August 2020, 17:03

Devs at One More Level have released a new trailer for the action cyberpunk game Ghostrunner and launched a registration for closed beta tests. A short gameplay was also released.

Gamedec Demo Appeared on Steam

Bart Swiatek, 28 August 2020, 11:27

A demo of Gamedec, a promising isometric cyberpunk RPG developed by Anshar Studios, appeared on Steam.

Post-apocalyptic Cendres: And Survival Journey Revealed Along With Release Date

Bart Swiatek, 28 August 2020, 11:07

Dear Villagers and Nameless XIII have announced Cendres: A Survival Journey - a post-apocalyptic game, in which we will try to survive in a world destroyed by a volcano. The title is to emphasize the story, which the player will be able to shape by making a number of decisions.

12 minutes Gets New Trailer, Starring Hollywood's Big Names

Karol Laska , 27 August 2020, 21:19

Annapurna Interactive released the next trailer of its interactive adventure, 12 Minutes. The voices of the characters will be provided by well-known American actors.

Gameplay From Little Nightmares 2; Release Date Revealed

Bart Woldanski, 27 August 2020, 21:07

Tarsier confirmed its presence at the Opening Night Live presentation earlier, so it was no surprise for the team to show up. The presentation featured a gameplay trailer from the platform game Little Nightmares 2, which also revealed the release date and PS5 and Xbox Series X versions.

Demolition and Destruction on New Trailer of Teardown

Christian Pieniazek, 27 August 2020, 21:03

Teardown, in which we play the role of a thief who wreaks havok, has been given a new trailer. And in it, as you can easily guess, destruction plays a leading role and it looks really good.

New Bridge Constructor Set in The Walking Dead Universe

Karol Laska , 27 August 2020, 20:48

The devs of the Bridge Constructor series once again join forces with another universe. This time we will build bridges in the world of The Walking Dead.

Game About Betrayal in Space - Among Us Experiences a Renaissance

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 August 2020, 18:30

Fall Guys is not the only independent multiplayer game conquering the Internet right now. The work of Mediatonic is followed by the 2018 Among Us, which has become very popular in recent months.

Streamer Becomes Popular by Losing in Fall Guys

Paul Wozniak, 19 August 2020, 14:43

Streamer TimTheTatman hasn't won any game in Fall Guys: UItimate Knockout yet, which makes his live Twitch broadcasts more and more popular. A few days ago there was also a situation where a player helped an inactive opponent advance to the next round.

New Ideas for Firewatch Adaptation - Plans for Movie or TV Series

Milosz Szubert, 18 August 2020, 19:29

There's been a lot of talk about Firewatch adaptaton again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Snoot Entertainment has established a collaboration with Campo Santo, which will result in a movie or a TV series based on the 2016 game. So far we don't know many details about it.

Game From Suikoden Devs Becomes a Hit on Kickstarter

Adrian Werner, 18 August 2020, 18:13

Kickstarter campaign for Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, a jRPG from the devs of Suikoden, has already raised over $3 million.

Suspicious Examples Suggest Paid Reviews on Steam

Czarus, 17 August 2020, 22:14

Buying reviews on Steam is a serious accusation, both for a gamer and a developer. However, there is no denying the existence of such a practice, even if it is negligible in scope. Therefore, we will take a look at the reports from a certain user.

Factorio 1.0 Launches

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 August 2020, 15:14

Wube Software has released Update 1.0 for Factorio. Thus, after four years, the popular game leaves Steam's Early Access.

Game Based on Famous Meme is in the Works

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 August 2020, 11:18

Another meme became an idea for a video game. This time the arrow pointed on Coffin Dance, thanks to which already in September we will play the role of dancing pallbearers, sharks, knights etc., walking the coffin to the grave.

Cheater Fails to Win in Fall Guys Even When Cheating

Paul Wozniak, 12 August 2020, 21:43

The popularity of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has already made cheaters interested in the game. However, it soon came to light that some cheaters couldn't handle the game even when using unfair advantages, as in the case encountered by a certain streamer.

Next Steam Game Festival is Scheduled for Fall

Karol Laska , 11 August 2020, 22:32

One of the trusted gaming journalists shared information about Valve's fall project. The company is supposedly planning another Steam Game Festival.

It Takes Only a Week to Make a Diablo Clone These Days

Bart Swiatek, 11 August 2020, 12:30

One youtuber decided to prove that a week's work is enough to create a fully functional diablo clone. It turns out that this is possible provided that we use Unreal Engine and ready tools, models and maps.

Two Million Copies of Fall Guys Sold, as Publisher Reports

Paul Wozniak, 10 August 2020, 17:49

The publisher of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout boasted on Twitter of the game's sales results after the first week after launch.

Zero Hour - Game for SWAT 4 and Rainbow Six Fans is Coming to Early Access

Milosz Szubert, 10 August 2020, 15:17

On August 12, Zero Hour - a tactical online FPS inspired by such series as SWAT or Rainbow Six, will debut in Steam's Early Access. The tests are scheduled to last until January 2021.

Paralives - How's the Competitor of The Sims Doing?

Bart Swiatek, 10 August 2020, 14:49

The developers responsible for Paralives - a game that is to compete with the famous The Sims series - have presented some new materials from their work.

Fall Guys Successful Despite Review Bombing and Server Issues

Paul Wozniak, 05 August 2020, 16:40

Yesterday's release of the new online game Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout was a great success. However, it did not go without problems with servers and a wave of negative ratings from players.

PlayStation is a Platform for AAA Titles; Indies Don't Sell

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 16:26

Mike Rose from No More Robots said on Twitter that Nowhere Prophet sold on PS4 twenty times worse than on Nintendo Switch. This independent title is also doing better on Xbox One.

Demo of Metal Gear's Free Parody Looks Intriguing

Milosz Szubert, 03 August 2020, 16:38

UnMetal, a two-dimensional stealth game and a parody of the Metal Gear series, developed by the creator of Unepic and his collaborators, is in the works. The game's demo is now available to download for free. Full version will debut on Steam on October 2.

SpaceVenture Beta Finally Available 8 Years After the Fundraiser

Milosz Szubert, 03 August 2020, 13:40

SpaceVenture, a three-dimensional adventure game created by the devs of the iconic Space Quest, has launched open beta-tests for players. Access to the early version of the title was granted to those who supported it on Kickstarter. Just for the record, the fundraiser ended over 8 years ago.

Fencing Duels in Game From Witcher's Animation Maker

Dameredet, 20 July 2020, 15:36

If you are a fan of fencing, love realistic animation or just historical correctness, we have good news for you. Hellish Quart, a fighting game worthy of 17th century, is being created.

Townscaper - Indie Gem Conquers Steam Early Access

Bart Swiatek, 02 July 2020, 19:04

Independent game Townscaper, a simple but charming city builder by one of the Bad North devs, debuted in Steam's Early Access.

Valve Remains Silent on Black Lives Matter; Devs Withdraw Games From Steam

Smoczy, 17 June 2020, 18:52

Statements from developers began to appear on the web, as some of them decided to remove their games from Steam. Will Valve suffer from its silence?

Steam Game Festival Launches With Several Hundred Demo Versions

Adrian Werner, 17 June 2020, 13:10

The Steam Game Festival has started, featuring several hundred demo versions of various video game, enabling us to try out such titles as Iron Harvest, Everspace 2, Haven, Destroy All Humans!, Rustler, Ghostrunner, The Survivalist or Stronghold: Warlords.

The Guerrilla Collective Won't Take Place This Weekend

Milosz Szubert, 05 June 2020, 10:53

Media Indie Exchange (or The MIX for short) and Kinda Funny Games have decided to postpone the Guerrilla Collective event from this weekend to June 13-15. Thus, the event shared the fate of PC Gaming Show and Future Games Show among others.

Digital Dragons Event - Play a Few Dozen Indie Demos

Adrian Werner, 14 May 2020, 10:18

The Digital Dragons India Celebration event has started on Steam. It enables us to play demo versions of almost 30 independent games. Additionally, streams with intriguing productions are constantly being held.

Guerrilla Collective Shapes Up to be an Indie Game Fiesta

Milosz Szubert, 12 May 2020, 12:06

On June 6-8, Guerrilla Collective - a large online conference focusing on presentations and announcements of independent productions - will take place. The event will be attended by 11 bit studios, Larian Studios, ZA/UM and Paradox Interactive, among others.

European Gamedevs are Afraid of the Crisis; Some May Not Survive

Bart Swiatek, 23 April 2020, 16:33

European Games Developer Federation conducted a survey on the condition of European gamedev companies and their concerns about the coronavirus crisis. 17% of such companies are worried that they may not survive three months. Small studios are in the worst position.

Totally Reliable Delivery Service For Free on Epic Games Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 April 2020, 21:44

Epic Games Store users have received another free game. This time it was the initiative of the We're Five Games team, which for a week will enable you to check for free Totally Reliable Delivery Service releasing today on PC.

Epic Games Store Presents Spring Releases

Jacob Blazewicz, 23 March 2020, 23:38

Epic Games has presented the list of spring releases on Epic Games Store. This includes a handful of intriguing indies, the first story DLC for Control, and the PC edition of Samurai Shodown.

1428 Shadows Over Silesia - Czechs are Making a Game About Hussite Wars

Christian Pieniazek, 18 February 2020, 23:10

The Czech studio KUBI Games is making an interesting action RPG. That's said 1428: Shadows over Silesia will not be a second Kingdom Come: Deliverance, but a project of a much smaller scope.

Besiege 1.0 is Just a Few Days Away

Czarus, 13 February 2020, 11:51

Besiege, a game about creating fancy siege machines, will leave early access in a few days. Two days ago, the developers of the game - Spiderling Studios - published an information that the title will be updated to version 1.0 in February.

Broken Lines - XCOM in WWII Setting Gets Release Date

Czarus, 12 February 2020, 12:17

Broken Lines, developed by a small Danish studio PortaPlay will launch this month. The game is a tactical RPG that will take us into WWII. Our task will be to lead a troop of soldiers behind enemy lines.

New Game From Stardew Valley Dev Will not be About Agriculture

Adrian Werner, 12 February 2020, 10:37

The author of Stardew Valley revealed that his next project will be set in the same world, but will take on a different subject than agriculture.

Stoneshard RPG Hits it Big on Steam

Czarus, 10 February 2020, 22:53

Stoneshard, and RPG from the small team at Ink Stains Games, conquers Steam. The title came out on February 6 in Steam early access and already has over 3,500 reviews, 76% of which are positive. This shows that players are so hungry for new, unusual productions that they don't even mind a rocky launch.

Horror Dead Static Drive is a Mix of GTA and Cthulhu Mythos

Czarus, 06 February 2020, 14:27

Dead Static Drive is a survival horror, in which we try to reach our family in a world attacked by monsters from hell. Team Fanclub and Mike Blackney are responsible for the title.

Meet Black Book - Folklore-packed RPG Set in 19th-century Russia

Paul Wozniak, 16 January 2020, 23:07

The first trailer of Black Book, an RPG with elements of card and adventure game created by independent Russian studio Morteshka (the devs of The Mooseman) has just been released. The game will be coming to PC and consoles later, this year.

Enter the Gungeon Sales Exceed Three Million Copies

Czarus, 08 January 2020, 13:05

Dodge Roll Games boasted a very impressive sales number of its Enter the Gungeon, it found as much as 3 million buyers. In addition, the team announced that the spin-off, Exit the Gungeon, which recently debuted on iOS, will also go to PC and consoles.

Mutazione Rakes in Highest Number of IGF Award Nominations

Adrian Werner, 08 January 2020, 11:25

The list of games nominated for IGF Awards, i.e. the most prestigious awards granted to independent games, was revealed. Titles such as Mutazione, Eliza, Slay the Spire and Untitled Goose Game will compete for the awards this year.

Balsa Model Flight Simulator is the New Game From Kerbal Space Program Dev

Bart Swiatek, 18 December 2019, 11:04

Floating Origin Studios and The Irregular Corporation announced Balsa Model Flight Simulator - a simulator that allows you to build, paint and fly a wooden aircraft model. Felipe „HarvesteR” Falanghe, the creator of the Kerbal Space Program, is responsible for the production.

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous - Details on New RPG From Kingmaker Devs

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 December 2019, 15:15

Owlcat Games revealed the first details about Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous. The title will not be a direct continuation of the successful Kingmaker; instead it will introduce, among other things, a new story and character classes.

PC Building Simulator Owned by Nearly 600,000 Players

Bart Swiatek, 27 November 2019, 12:35

PC Building Simulator, a simulator of building our own PC created by independent Romanian developer Claudiu, was purchased by almost 600 thousand people.

Patch 1.4 For Stardew Valley Introduces a Lot of New Content

Bart Swiatek, 27 November 2019, 12:23

Stardew Valley, an independent RPG about farmer's life, has received the 1.4 update that adds a lot of new content and features, as well as fixes a number of bugs.

Quake Engine-based Shooter Wrath Launches to a Good Debut on Steam

Bart Swiatek, 25 November 2019, 11:24

Wrath: Aeon of Ruin, an FPS from the independent studio KillPixel Games, launched in Steam's early access program and is getting great reviews. The title was designed in an old-school style and uses the first version of Id Tech engine, the one used to power the original Quake.

Atmospheric Trailer of The Artful Escape

Christian Pieniazek, 14 November 2019, 21:45

The Artful Escape, developed by the team at Beethoven and Dinosaur, just got a new trailer. This action-adventure / music game hybrid impresses with its unique style and original gameplay idea.

The Long Dark Will Get a Sequel

Konrad Serafinski, 03 November 2019, 18:18

Raphael van Lierop, head of Hinterland, admitted that The Long Dark 2, a continuation of the sandbox survival game, will be released in the future. The company is also working on two new projects, about which we will hear in a few years.