Catapult Kingdoms launches on Kickstarter July 2

Game publisher Vesuvius Media announced Catapult Kingdoms, its new boulder launching, castle smashing, dexterity game, goes live on Kickstarter July 2. “This game brings back memories of playing catapult games as a kid,” said Konstantinos Manos, CEO of Vesuvius Media. “Whether you’re 4 or 94 years old, Catapult Kingdoms taps into your creativity and imagination. The war for … [Read more…]

BloodRayne Makes a Long-Overdue Return Thanks to Ziggurat Interactive

Ziggurat Interactive, recently formed publisher of multiplatform retro and modern games, announced today they have purchased the rights to multiple game licenses previously owned by Majesco Entertainment. This includes the fan-favorite BloodRayne franchise as well as Advent Rising,Raze’s Hell, and Flip’s Twisted World, which now join Ziggurat’s catalog of more than 200 IPs. Ziggurat Interactive is already working with original BloodRayne developer, … [Read more…]

Ghibli-inspired Puzzle-Platformer Eternal Hope Coming to Xbox and PC

Doublehit Games — an independent game development studio focused on mystical and emotional games — announced today their captivating adventure puzzle platformer, Eternal Hope. Launching on PC via Steam on August 6, 2020, and later this year on Xbox One, Eternal Hope explores the toil of life after — and during — death as you travel between dimensions … [Read more…]

Gen Con Announces Cancellation of 2020 Convention, Plans for Online Event

Gen Con, the largest and longest-running tabletop gaming convention in North America, announced today that their upcoming 2020 convention in Indianapolis has been canceled due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19. The decision was made after extensive consideration and in consultation with Indianapolis government officials and public health authorities. Gen Con will return … [Read more…]

Couch co-op game Aqua Lungers heading to Nintendo Switch May 21st

The beautifully animated couch co-op game Aqua Lungers – originally released on Steam – will be hitting the Nintendo Switch next Thursday, May 21! With support for four-player local split screen plus a single-player mode, the game’s picturesque environments, non-stop action, and memorable creature designs are sure to make a splash on everyone’s favorite home console. The search for glory and … [Read more…]

Wolf & Pigs: Out for Vengeance now on SteamVR

Play as the “Big Bad Wolf” and put a stop to the Pig Brothers gang in this colorful, cartoon-like action romp where traversing the environment is almost as fun as shooting the bad guys. The notorious Pig Brothers gang, feared throughout the land, has decided to invade the New World – blasting and defiling nature … [Read more…]

Unravel a Mysterious Demise in Jessika, A New Investigative Full Motion Video (FMV) Game

Publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer Tri Trie Games are thrilled to announce today that their investigative full-motion video (FMV) game Jessika will launch on Steam this summer. Jessika is an intensely emotional and intimate FMV role-playing experience where you, as a private investigator, must dig through the victim’s extensive digital footprint and locate video clips, audio files, and notes, all of … [Read more…]

Publisher Ziggurat Interactive Acquires 3DO Games Catalog from Prism Entertainment

Ziggurat Interactive, a leading publisher of modern and retro-games for PC and console platforms, announced today the acquisition of a library of more than 30 games from Prism Entertainment. These titles originally owned by The 3DO Company and its affiliates include Captain Quazar, Killing Time, Requiem: Avenging Angel, Uprising: Join or Die, and Uprising: Lead and Destroy, are now owned … [Read more…]

Of Orcs and Men

Some folks on social media, once again, seem to have more time on their hands than seems healthy and have turned their perpetually offended eyes on the fantasy creatures known as orcs. Also, as usual, the perception seems to be that it’s generally a white, western savior type pushing the idea that they’re trying to … [Read more…]