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VIDEOCAST – Valfaris (PC) pre-alpha demo

Valfaris is scheduled to release in 2019 on all new gen console and PC but we were able to test out the pre-alpha version. This action run-and-gunner is like a new Contra but with a Heavy Metal twist. There is only one stage available for this trial run but there are plenty of enemies to …

NEWS – Embrace the Powers of Heat and Cold with Co-op Platformer Degrees of Separation – trailer here

Modus Games and developer Moondrop shared an in-depth look at the gameplay of upcoming 2D puzzle platformer, Degrees of Separation. Releasing on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam on February 14, 2019, players take control of two equally powerful characters as they manipulate heat and cold in tandem, traversing a lush environment rife …

REVIEW – Wondershot (Switch)

Missing That One(der)Shot Originally released on Xbox One, PS4 and PC in 2016, Wondershot has now been ported to Nintendo Switch. The local couch multiplayer environment works well with the Switch hardware but ultimately results in a slightly more fleshed out Mario Party mini game. From a single screen top down view, up to four …

REVIEW – Hyperide Vector Raid (Switch)

Where Is the Game? The description of Hyperide: Vector Raid states this $3.99 Nintendo Switch eShop title has been inspired by classic River Raid and Tron. However, a more accurate description would be if this title sought inspiration from elements called annoyance, a waste of time, and not fun. Playing as a space ship flying …

REVIEW – Snakebyte Head:Set S Switch

Low Cost, Introductory Level snakebyte’s new Head:Set S headset is marketed towards Switch owners that play Fortnite.  With foldable ear cups, a removable mic, and very low cost, this is a great entry point for parents to see how their youngster will maintain their belongings. This headset only costs $20 so expectations can only be …

NEWS – Xbox games on sale for the week of December 11, 2018

The following discounts are available to Xbox Live Gold members now through December 17, 2018. Xbox One: Content Title Content Type Discount Notes 8-bit Armies Xbox One Game 15% Spotlight Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders* Xbox One Game 70% DWG Battlefield 1 Premium Pass* Add-On 80% DWG Battlefield 1 Shortcut Kit: Ultimate Bundle* Add-On …

NEWS – QubicGames bringing action RPG Mana Spark to Switch later this month

Mana Spark is a challenging action RPG with deep souls-like combat and rogue-like elements. Explore a dreadful dungeon and fight smart enemies that will plan and collaborate between themselves to defeat you. COMPLETELY SKILL-BASED COMBAT: Each enemy has its own set of skills, behaviors and collaborations. Learn their patterns and discover their weakness before they …

REVIEW – Stardust Galaxy Warriors – Stellar Climax (Switch)

Customizing Your Shooter Stardust Galaxy Warriors – Stellar Climax has to be one of the most customizable shooters ever made. While not as bullethell-ish as Ikaruga but nowhere near at punishing as R-Type, this horizontal shooter, by default, is somewhere in-between. However, the default setting does not really mean much since the player as access …