dark        
 
 

#kickstarter

FRONT PAGE


 
 photo

I'm not really feeling Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

It's hard to believe that the metroidvania genre nearly died a decade ago. With Konami and Nintendo basically moving on from the likes of Castlevania and Metroid, it fell on indie developers to continue the legacies that those series starte...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Shenmue 3's PC port will take up 100 GB

It just dawned on me that 2019 is not only going to contain Kingdom Hearts III and Resident Evil 2 but Shenmue III. Holy cow is that awesome! What isn't so awesome is the required hard drive space for Yu Suzuki's long-coming sequel. As reve...

 
 
 
 
 
 photo

WayForward tapped to assist with development on Bloodstained

I'm less and less sure what to expect of Bloodstained, but I continue to hope for the best next year. Today's news doesn't necessarily alleviate my uncertainty. In a message to Kickstarter backers, designer Koji Igarashi announced that Shan...

 
 
 photo

Hell Let Loose shows World War II shooters are back en vogue

Just when you thought World War II shooters were dead and buried, out comes another one. Publisher Team17 has announced that online, massive scale, team-based first-person shooter Hell Let Loose will be hitting early access in early 2019. B...

 
 
 photo

Sluggish Morss looks like a surreal claymation mind melter

Sluggish Morss: Pattern Circus is the kind of thing that I never would have even thought to want before setting eyes on its trailer, but now I can't stop thinking about it. According to creator Jack King-Spooner, "every scene and character ...

 
 
 photo

New Shenmue III screens show Ryo back down the arcade

Ys Net and Deep Silver have dropped a selection of new screenshots for Shenmue III, which is still a long way away from release. Still, nothing wrong with showing the people your current progress, right?The screens show off some of the loca...

 
 
 photo

Yooka-Laylee will be getting a '64-bit Tonic' mode soon

You know, I was just beginning to think that Yooka-Laylee was too good looking. Part of the charm of N64 era mascot platformers is the chunky, low-resolution graphics. Mixed with childlike imagination, it imbued a sense of atmosphere that i...

 
 
 photo

Review: The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep

I'm confused as to the actual title of this game. On the Steam store page, it lists "Barrows Deep" at the end. But in my Steam library, it's just The Bard's Tale IV. Every time I go to type it out, I inevitably forget about that little subt...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Bushiden looks like a slick ninja action game

I know many of you need a breather from all of the promising retro-style metroidvania games that come through Kickstarter. Even if you cut out the titles that don't bring in enough funding, there's a lot left. We're still seeing games we fi...

 
 
 photo

Giveaway: Make like a tree and win Log Jammers for Steam

What, you haven't heard of Mega Cat Studios? You've either been living under a rock or willfully ignoring all the hard work I put into giving you free things, because they're an awesome company that makes sick retro games for even sicker re...

 
 
 photo

A Hat in Time's DLC will feature a 240p mode

The upcoming Seal the Deal DLC for indie platformer A Hat in Time will be packing a nifty feature for the inner child in us all. Looking to further replicate late '90s platformers, Seal the Deal has a "nostalgia badge" that enables a 240p m...

 
 
 
 photo

La-Mulana 2 is coming to destroy your PS4, Xbox and Switch

While we already knew about La-Mulana 2's jump to Xbox One, publisher Playism, and developer Nigoro have announced that the soul-crushing Metroidvania will be heading to the PS4 and Switch next Spring alongside Microsoft's machine. I can't ...

 
 
 photo

Showdown is Shovel Knight's final DLC

Yacht Club Games has announced that one final game will be coming to Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove. Dubbed Showdown, the game is a competitive multiplayer brawler that lets players pick their favorite characters from Shovel Knight and smack...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Shenmue III's new trailer announces August 2019 release date

This morning at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, Sega dropped a brand new trailer for the long, long, long-awaited RPG sequel, Shenmue III. The dramatic cinematic ends with a release date reveal of August 27, 2019.This is big, long-time-coming...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Vaporum "A tower of monsters"

 

Review in Progress: Anno 1800"Gamer East India Company"

 

Dragon Marked for Death"This is what we've been waiting for?"

 

Ghost Giant "The helpful specter "

 

Dangerous Driving"Burnout in everything but name"

 

Import Super Robot Wars T"Look! The east is burning red!"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

ShadeOfLight

This really exemplifies why I enjoy animal documentaries so If youre having a tough time, take a moment to realize that we live on a planet which hosts what I can only describe as a school of Thats a privilege in

 
Kyle Yadlosky

Playing with pixel

 
Electric Reaper

So, one of the webcomics I follow might be developing Cerebus *sigh*

 
GoofierBrute

Its #CatgirlFriday, and you know what that means (check the comments for a REALLY spicy cat girl

 
Mike Sounders

After waiting for the stores RNG to finally spawn the other Joker spirit, the deed is again! I have every spirit!

 
bong264

Stop showing us your tits

 
Boxman214

Im so glad this exists

 
Nathan D

Well deserved 3 day weekend is WOOO! Aaannnd all the things I plan on

 
indigit4l

Been in love with my new toy for the past It and a little bit of grease do the job oh so

 
Sharukurusu

Im searching for a quote by a Japanese dev, something along the lines of, games in the West today are either AAA or There is no Can anyone help me remember the source?

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT