February 2016

Superhot is, well, hyper warm, as Phil Savage explains in his review. But like every first-person game around at the moment, some people want to play it in VR. I have some good news for those people: Superhot is getting a VR version. There are no details yet, but the devs have revealed…

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Whalenought Studios’ Serpent in the Staglands slipped under a lot of peoples’ radars, and that’s a crying shame. It’s a novel cRPG set in a fascinating gothic fantasy world, inspired by the ahead-of-its-time Darklands—Darklands!—of all things. Not ones to sit on their laurels, the two-person development team is making another cRPG: a…

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On a Venn diagram, the modding and trucking communities are pretty much one circle. What Truck Simulator player doesn’t want to customise their rig or convoy with thousands of other drivers online? Yes, modding is alive and well in SCS’ sims, but the devs are set on making things easier still by implementing…

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Frogwares announced it was working on a Call of Cthulhu game with publisher Focus Home Interactive in January 2014. Little else has been heard since. So little, in fact, that I worry Frogwares was whisked off by interdimensional beings to disguise their presence on Earth. Either that or they were busy working on Sherlock…

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Amanita Design has announced that Samorost 3, the point-and-click adventure game about a tiny space dwarf who lives in a very strange corner of the galaxy, will be out on March 24. The studio also unveiled a wonderful new trailer showcasing some of the game’s bizarre, beautiful environments. “Surreal” is…

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Interdimensional Games said earlier this month that it was working on a “radical plan” to save Consortium: The Tower, the first-person RPG that failed to achieve (or even come close to) its goal on Kickstarter. It actually revealed in an update posted last week that the plan is another crowdfunding…

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