Akka Arrh

Atari and Jeff Minter’s Legendary Akka Arrh Gets a Release Date

It’s almost time to once again dive into the mind of legendary game designer Jeff Minter, as Atari has today revealed February 21, 2023, as the release date of the psychedelic wave shooter Akka Arrh coming to PC, PlayStation 4|5, Xbox S|X, Nintendo Switch, and Atari VCS. A rhythmically flowing arcade shooter experience and psychedelic visual explosion of color, Akka Arrh captures all of the fun of the golden age of gaming and delivers it in an updated, modernized package with vibrant, dreamlike visuals. Tinged with Minter’s sense of humor and prolific graphic style, Akka Arrh is the visionary showcase of his love of hypnotic color and light, combined with his ability to create pure arcade bliss. Players will blast through swaths of enemy waves while manning the titular Akka Arrh, a supped-up cannon just begging to be unleashed. Published by Atari and developed by Llamasoft and legendary game designer Jeff Minter, who […]

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Have a Nice Death

HAVE A NICE DEATH LAUNCHES NEW ”LIFE IN THE AFTERLIFE” FEATURE TRAILER SERIES

First trailer, “Your First Day as CEO”, available now! Darkly charming roguelike Have a Nice Death launches March 22 on Nintendo Switch and PC Today, Gearbox Publishing and Magic Design Studios announced the launch of a new three-part feature trailer series, “Life in the Afterlife” for Have a Nice Death, the darkly charming 2D action roguelike, leaving Early Access and officially launching on Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam and Steam Deck) on March 22 for $24.99. Right now, mortals can watch the first trailer in the series, “Your First Day as CEO”, that shows how you’ll need to take on the role of the Underworld boss himself, Death, take charge and show everyone who’s the one-and-only boss of Death Incorporated. Thanks to these mandatory training videos / feature trailers, you’ll be able to learn all you need to know about this delightfully morbid adventure before you hack’n’scythe your way through […]

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Prison Tycoon: Under New Management

Rehabilitation-focused Prison Tycoon: Under New Management Arrives Soon

Heralded publisher of titles both nostalgic and beloved, Ziggurat Interactive, and leading developer Abylight Studios, are excitedly preparing for the upcoming digital console release of Prison Tycoon: Under New Management! Available February 7th on Xbox & PlayStation, and February 9th on Nintendo Switch, this unique take on a Tycoon title challenges players with building and managing a correctional facility to provide rehabilitation for the incarcerated. The console versions will also include the core game and the recently released Roll Call DLC & Maximum Security DLC as well as a creative mode to customize your own unique prisons. Players will now be able to customize their prisons with unlimited money to try out all of the unique therapies, staff, and decorations that Prison Tycoon has to offer. Expand your prison and reach the maximum amount of items that each prison can have! Prison Tycoon: Under New Management is a relaunch of the franchise that takes a fresh approach […]

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POWERWASH SIMULATOR

RELEASE THE PRESSURE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS WITH POWERWASH SIMULATOR

The super-soothing POWERWASH SIMULATOR is now available on PlayStation4, PlayStation5, and Nintendo Switch alongside a free TOMB RAIDER-themed Special Pack for all platforms. Square Enix Collective and FuturLab are excited to announce that PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch players are now invited to join the millions of people already defeating the dirt covering Muckingham in POWERWASH SIMULATOR on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC via Steam® and Windows 10, and with Xbox Game Pass for console and PC. Watch the POWERWASH SIMULATOR launch trailer here. As a thank-you for all the support for the game from the community, FuturLab, Square Enix, and Crystal Dynamics are delighted to release a free* TOMB RAIDER Special Pack for PowerWash Simulator players on all platforms, which adds the iconic Croft Manor and its grounds as a new environment for a range of new cleaning duty adventures. “We’re thrilled to be able to bring PowerWash Simulator to […]

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Spongetastic 3D-Platformer SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake Is Available Now!

We interrupt whatever it is you’re doing for a Bikini Bottom special news report! Recent reports from our fish on the ground have described the scene as wild, claiming that the news “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake is now available” has thrown Bikini Bottom into disarray: Innocent citizens and beloved landmarks have disappeared into strange, magical portals!

Watch the NEW SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake Launch Trailer.

Officials are asking the population to stay calm and have come out with an official statement: “Notorious Bikini Bottom residents SpongeBob and Patrick are on the case!” Of course, this leads us to a number of questions: Will our heroes brave the many dangers of the fantastical WishWorlds? Will they rescue their friends and bring them home safely?

Will fancy moves and even fancier costumes prevail?! And will the Chum Bucket serve something edible for a change? Bikini Bottom is counting on you! If you want to learn more, check our footage directly from the scene..

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake launches today on PC, PlayStation®4, Xbox One™, and Nintendo Switch™. The game is available at an SRP of € 39.99 / $ 39.99 / £ 34.99.

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Announcing Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles

NIS America was excited to announce that Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS5, and PC* in autumn 2023! Experience the harmonious combination of story and song in Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles, the continuation of Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure told through two captivating RPGs! As these titles make their way to the West for the first time, they bring with them improved storybook visuals, enchanting music, and lovable characters both old and new! Following in the footsteps of her mother Cornet, young Kururu sets out on a journey to find her own prince in Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess. Complete with more songs, a new turn-based battle system, and a story both new yet familiar, this title is ready to make your heart sing. In Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom, a series of charming chapters concludes the stories of Rhapsody and its characters. Experience events that occur before, […]

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Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless

Announcing Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless

NIS America was excited to announce that Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, and PC in fall 2023! The demonic realm of Hinomoto is changing and the days of noble warriors are numbered. Caught up in the commotion, the lazy samurai Fuji and bushido fangirl Pirilika find unlikely allies in each other as they fight against a tyrannical regime while discovering the meaning of honor and redemption! Embark on an epic SRPG adventure stuffed to the brim with new features including Jumbification, Hell Mode, Item Reincarnation, new and improved auto-battle, and online ranked battles! You can even customize your own team with a robust roster of over 40 character classes. Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless is bigger and better than ever! Learn more at: www.disgaea.us/d7/ Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless Key Details: Combat to the MAX: Loaded with new content including Hell Mode, […]

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Spy Bros. (Pipi & Bibi's DX)

#ToaplanLoveDay! Spy Bros. (Pipi&Bibi’s DX) and other Toaplan games are coming out on February 14th!

Spy Bros. (Pipi & Bibi’s DX) is a remake of the arcade game “Pipi&Bibi’s / Whoopee!” by TOAPLAN but without erotic content and with many improvements. Spy Bros. (Pipi&Bibi’s DX) is a single-screen action platformer, reminiscent of Snow Bros. and others of the era, in which players assume the role of Pipi and Bibi: two spies who enter and bomb a series of six buildings protected by guards, scientists, divers, mob bosses, humanoid cats and other quirky individuals…. And they escape from the buildings just in time before they collapse from the explosions! Characteristics: Challenging arcade difficulty. Retro graphics options (pixel-art or AI upscaled graphics, CRT filter, etc…) Solo, cooperative and competitive game modes: 1 to 4 players! (local multiplayer) Sensitive controls, zero input lag. 24 levels in 6 zones. A new way to replay the game with fast-paced action, starring the “Spy Sis”. Bonus level after each “world”. 4 […]

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The Pathless to Soar onto Nintendo Switch and Xbox on February 2

The Pathless, a mythic adventure game developed by Giant Squid and published by Annapurna Interactive, will launch for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S digitally on Feb. 2, 2023.

Check out The Pathless trailer here.

Developed by the award-winning team behind ABZÛ and first launched in 2020, The Pathless sees players take on the role of the Hunter, a master of archery who travels to a mystical island to dispel a curse of darkness that grips the world. The Hunter must forge a connection with an eagle companion to hunt corrupted spirits, being careful to not become the hunted. Players will explore misty forests full of secrets, solve puzzles in ancient ruins and be tested in epic battles. ​

​iam8bit and Skybound will also release The Pathless physical retail edition for Switch, with details being revealed in the coming weeks.

Redemption Reapers

Dark Fantasy Tactical RPG Redemption Reapers Launches Feb 22nd

Binary Haze’s latest epic tale showcases additional cast, characters, and battle system Redemption Reapers, the dark fantasy tactical RPG developed by Adglobe and published by Binary Haze Interactive (ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights), prepares to ambush evil with a launch date set for Wednesday, Feb. 22 2023 on Steam for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Backed by a formidable battalion of AAA industry veterans, Redemption Reapers is an original story created by director Hiroyuki Kobayashi (Producer – ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights), with game balance design courtesy of tactical RPG veteran Masayuki Horikawa (Series Director – Fire Emblem, Planning – Kingdom Hearts III), Tomokazu Fukushima (Scenario – Metal Gear Solid, Freedom Wars), and Rei Kondoh (Music – Bayonetta Series, Fire Emblem Series). An all-star voice cast brings the world to life, including Alejandra Reynoso (Castlevania, DOTA 2), Jason Spisak (Arcane, Teen Titans Go!), Kyle McCarley (13 Sentinels: Aegis of Ruin, NieR: Automata), Allegra Clark (Apex Legends, Dragon Age: Inquisition), David Lodge (Persona […]

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