Video Game News and Reviews

Month: December 2019

Game News

Game Misconduct – Year in Review

2019 was a decent year for games, with surprises like Apex Legends, overachievers like Outer Wilds and Untitled Goose Game, and a few disappointments. Here’s a list of my highs and lows from the last 12 months. Top Action-Adventure Control…

Magic Design Studios Adds Photo Mode to 'Unruly Heroes'

The team at Magic Design Studios sent over news of their new photo mode for Unruly Heroes, a 2D action-adventure title that I quite liked, and they raised a good point – why is it we only think 3D AAA…

Zhanhu's Gambit Limited-Time Event Now Playable in For Honor

Ubisoft’s For Honor franchise had a rocky start, but they’ve been steadfastly improving and expanding the game since its 2017 launch and have now committed to continued work in 2020 with an all new year’s worth of content. This year’s…

Brawlhalla Adds Vampire King As Newest Fighter

Brawlhalla wasn’t lacking in characters by any means, but the developers at Blue Mammoth continue to churn out new contestants with today’s announcement of Volkov the Vampire King as the latest fighter to join the ranks. With six signature attacks…

Redhill Games Announces Team-Based Tactical Shooter, 'Nine to Five'

The trailer didn’t tell me a lot but reading through the press release from Redhill Games about Nine to Five, the Helsinki-based developer’s upcoming team-based tactical shooter, has me very interested in their take on the genre. I mean I…

Oniken: Unstoppable Edition Coming Soon to Xbox One

There’s been a real resurgence of 8-bit style games of late, and Oniken: Unstoppable Edition taps into that bigtime. The game, released first on PC and then ported to Nintendo switch, will now be making a move over to the…

New Prequel DLC for 'Frostpunk'

I’d say I’m shocked to see 11 bit studios take Frostpunk, a game that’s as much a morality study as it is a city-building strategy title, and put gamers in the time prior to the world freezing over, but they’ve…

'Call of Juarez: Gunslinger' Out Now on Nintendo Switch

There were a few Call of Juarez games last gen, and it’s a series that I quite liked so I’m happy to see it return with Call of Juarez: Gunslinger – originally released on PS3, Xbox 360, and PC –…

Final Fantasy VII Remake Gets New Trailer

PS4 fans waiting for Final Fantasy VII Remake to hit shelves can whet their appetite with a new trailer released during The Game Awards. Check it out here: If you don’t own a PS4, there’s also an update for you…

THQ Nordic Launches Experimental – And Playable – 'Gothic' Remake Prototype On Steam

If a studio wants to gauge whether or not there’s fan interest in a remake of a classic game, there are a couple options open to them. Kickstarter, for example, has launched the remakes of a few games. There’s always…