Survival horror game Tormented Souls channels the spirit of Resident Evil and Silent HillGare – Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:35 PM

Survival horror game Tormented Souls channels the spirit of Resident Evil and Silent HillIn Tormented Souls players will have to traverse haunting environments and face unspeakable horrors while collecting items, solving puzzles and exploring a mysterious alternate reality that can only be accessed through mirrors.

Season 2 of paranormal adventure game The Darkside Detective will launch in 2021Gare – Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:50 PM

Season 2 of paranormal adventure game The Darkside Detective will launch in 2021Taking place roughly a year after the events of the first game, Season 2 will see the return of Detective McQueen and his trusty partner, Officer Patrick Dooley, as they work for the so-called Darkside Division and solve a wide variety of occult cases.

Blasphemous’ Stir of Dawn DLC is out now, offering new mechanics and story contentGare – Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:14 PM

Blasphemous’ Stir of Dawn DLC is out now, offering new mechanics and story contentAside from new animations, executions and various other tweaks, the DLC package notably introduces a New Game+ mode featuring fresh storyline content with additional areas and boss encounters.

Anime-style Metroidvania game Lost Ruins launches Kickstarter campaignGare – Monday, August 3, 2020 7:48 PM

Anime-style Metroidvania game Lost Ruins launches Kickstarter campaignLost Ruins stars a young, amnesiac girl who wakes up in a mysterious dungeon teeming with monsters, and is consequently saved by a magician named Beatrice – with her help, she sets out on a journey to restore her lost memories and get some much-needed answers.

Point & click adventure Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town will be launching on August 11Gare – Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:06 PM

Point & click adventure Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town will be launching on August 11Inspired by genre classics like Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle, the game sees its young hero, Willy Morgan, embark on a pirate-themed quest laced with whimsical humor and a host of varied, brain-teasing puzzles in order to try and find his missing father.

Bartlow’s Dread Machine – Tin men to the rescue – Early Access ImpressionsGare – Monday, August 3, 2020 5:41 PM

Bartlow’s Dread Machine – Tin men to the rescue – Early Access ImpressionsWhen United States president Theodore Roosevelt is kidnapped by mysterious forces, it’s up to you, a stalwart little robot agent, to head out and save him – that’s the basic premise of Bartlow’s Dread Machine, a charming twin-stick shooter that’s just launched via Steam Early Access and is ready to take the mechanical world by storm.

Here’s what we played during the Steam Game Festival – Part 2Dracolich – Friday, June 26, 2020 4:36 PM

Here’s what we played during the Steam Game Festival – Part 2The ratio of indie versus AAA games has seemingly shifted in the past few years, at least judging by the recently-held Steam Game Festival. However, a numerical advantage in itself – no matter how much gamers longing for an indie renaissance desire it – is hardly a guarantee that the majority of the games we end up getting will offer more than a regurgitation of the easily marketable formulas so prevalent in the industry. With that said, our staff set out to fish out some of the more promising titles from the crowd – below are my brief impressions of all the games I’ve personally tried, from best to worst.

Here’s what we played during the Steam Game Festival – Part 1Gare – Monday, June 22, 2020 7:25 PM

Here’s what we played during the Steam Game Festival – Part 1As a result of the ongoing global pandemic, a new trend has emerged in the game industry: digital events taking the place of actual, physical trade shows. One such digital event is Steam’s so-called Game Festival, which essentially allowed everyone around the world to try out early demo versions for a large selection of upcoming games – needless to say, we felt compelled to dive right into the thick of it and take several promising titles for a spin. Here are our quick thoughts on each of them:

The Waylanders – Honey, I broke the game – Early Access ImpressionsGare – Wednesday, June 17, 2020 4:35 PM

The Waylanders – Honey, I broke the game – Early Access ImpressionsThe Waylanders, developed by Gato Studio, is a party-based RPG with an ambitious mission, to say the least. According to its Steam store page, it’s a project that the supposed veterans of the Dragon Age and Mass Effect franchises have worked on, and a game that very much tries to live up to that illustrious legacy. Needless to say, this carries with itself a certain set of expectations...

WarriOrb – Are you ball enough for the challenge? – ReviewGare – Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:53 PM

WarriOrb – Are you ball enough for the challenge? – ReviewSo, first things first. WarriOrb is a platformer that has you take on the role of a demon trapped in an orb-like body – and indeed, this is no coincidence at all, as the game’s puzzles and multitude of challenging obstacle courses demand that you jump and hop around the place like a sentient, out-of-control basketball.