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NEWS – Xbox games on sale for the week of October 18, 2018

The following discounts are available to Xbox Live Gold members now through October 22, 2018. Xbox One: Content Title Content Type Discount Notes Battlefield 1 & Titanfall 2 Ultimate Bundle* Xbox One X Enhanced 85% DWG Battlefield 1 : Apocalypse Add-On 100% Spotlight Sale Battlefield 1 : Turning Tides Add-On 100% Spotlight Sale Beyond Eyes …

REVIEW – Fast Striker (PS4)

Stiff Controller Fast Striker is a 2D vertical shoot’em up (shmup) composed of six stages, boss battles, four difficulty settings for replay value, and a ton of bullets. Contrary to its name, this bullethell isn’t exactly fast paced. While the screen is often filled with projectiles, especially in the later stages, the player’s ship actually …

REVIEW – Soulblight (Switch)

Cool Name. Poor Gameplay. Soulblight, a top-down Roguelike action RPG, separates itself by use of the taint system. Not to be confused with the area of your body where the sun don’t shine, this system does not involve traditional leveling or grinding but rather a give-and-take system. “Gluttony, Lust, Cannibalism – how far will you …

REVIEW – The Swindle: A Steampunk Cybercrime Caper (Xbox One)

Stealing Stealthily If you mixed the randomly generated 2D action of Spelunky with stealth and light RPG elements, you would get The Swindle. The goal is to infiltrate banks and steal their money without setting off alarms, evading guards, and not getting zapped or blown up. Controls are simple enough, there is jump and melee …

NEWS – Xbox sales for the week of October 9, 2018

The following discounts are available to Xbox Live Gold members now through October 15, 2018. There is also a Spotlight Sale. Xbox One: Content Title Content Type Discount Notes Black Mirror* Xbox One Game 80% DWG Child of Light – Dark Pack Add-On 50% Spotlight Child of Light – Light Pack Add-On 50% Spotlight Child …

NEWS – Save me Mr Tako! gets release date

On World Octopus Day, Nicalis, Ink. announced the release date for Save me Mr Tako!, the all-new platforming adventure coming to Nintendo Switch and Steam. The charming throwback-style game stars a friendly octopus named Mr Tako and will celebrate October as “The Month of the Octopus” by releasing on October 30, 2018. Save me Mr …

NEWS – Retro Shmup Fast Striker will support cross-buy on PS4 and Vita

Developer NGDEV and publisher eastasiasoft are proud to announce their single-player vertical scrolling shoot ’em up Fast Striker is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on October 16th in North America and October 17th in Europe with cross-buy support. Fast Striker will also be available in a physical limited edition through Playasia.com. Fast Striker …

VIDEOCAST – The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep

This week, Gillman and Zack test out The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep, the first game in the series in about 30 years. Along the way, they try to understand the unique combat mechanic, how to save, and sit through the long load times. Enjoy the stream embedded below: