Posts Tagged ‘2D side-scrollers’
  • Souldiers – New Metroidvania Coming to Switch and PC in Spring 2022

    Posted by on October 22, 2021 under Euro, News, PC, Switch
    Indie studio Retro Forge Games has announced that their debut ‘Souldiers’ will be released on Switch as well as PC, with a launch planned for Spring 2022. To celebrate the announcement they also published a full game reveal trailer.  Souldiers wraps Metroidvania exploration, crunchy Soulslike combat and precision platforming into one gorgeous pixelated package. Players take on the role o... more.
  • Aeterna Noctis Reveals New Area in Latest Trailer

    Posted by on October 20, 2021 under Euro, News, Playstation 5, Switch, Xbox Series X
    Sony Interactive Entertainment España (SIE España) and Aeternum Game Studios have revealed a new trailer showcasing a new area within its hand drawn 2D metroidvania Aeterna Noctis, that is due to be released on December 15th. Developed under the PlayStation Alianzas initiative, the game will be available on PlayStation for $29.99/€29,99. European players will also... more.
  • Aeterna Noctis Will Have a Playable Demo at Steam Next Fest

    Posted by on September 23, 2021 under Euro, News, PC, Playstation 5, Switch, Xbox Series X
    Aeternum Game Studios announces that its hand drawn, 2D metroidvania Aeterna Noctis will be playable at the upcoming Steam Next Fest, from October 1st to October 7th. The demo will let players explore the first levels ahead of the game's release on December 15th on Steam, Epic Games, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch for $29.99/€29,99. You can check the latest Aeterna Noctis t... more.
  • Death’s Gambit: Afterlife Steam & Switch Release Date Revealed

    Posted by on September 16, 2021 under Euro, News, Switch
    Publisher Serenity Forge today announced that Death’s Gambit: Afterlife from developer White Rabbit will be launching digitally on Nintendo Switch and Steam for $19.99 later this month on Sept. 30. Afterlife’s upcoming release on Nintendo Switch marks the first time the Death’s Gambit IP will be available on Nintendo platforms. And for those who already own the original game on Steam, Afterl... more.
  • Aeterna Noctis – Reveals its Price

    Posted by on September 7, 2021 under Euro, News, Playstation 5, Switch, Xbox Series X
    Aeternum Game Studios and PlayStation revealed today new information on the upcoming release of Aeterna Noctis, one of the most anticipated Metroidvanias of this year. This epic adventure will be available digitally on December 15th on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Epic Games for $29.99/€29,99. To sweeten the deal until the release date, the development team shared a new short g... more.
  • Eastasiasoft Limited Announces New Titles at TGS 2021

    Posted by on August 31, 2021 under Euro, News, PC, Playstation 5, PS4, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
    We are proud to reveal two new projects as part of the online Tokyo Game Show 2021 lineup! Retro arcade-inspired beat ‘em up Fallen City Brawl and 3D rail shooter Xenocider are in the works for 2022 release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and Steam. As a special preview of these projects, demos for both will be available to the public as O... more.
  • Recompile is Out Today

    Posted by on August 19, 2021 under Euro, News, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X
    Developer Phigames and publisher Dear Villagers (ScourgeBringer, The Forgotten City) have today released their long-awaited hack'n shoot ‘em up Recompile on PC (via Steam), PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Game Pass.   Recompile features stunning visuals, intense combat, tight 3D platforming, and an environmental logic-based hacking mechanic. World obstacles include intelligent enemies ... more.
  • Aeterna Noctis – The Undersea Fortress

    Posted by on August 19, 2021 under Euro, News, Playstation 5, Switch, Xbox Series X
    Aeternum Game Studio has just revealed the details of the UnderSea Fortress, one of the 16 areas that form the anticipated 2D hand-drawn metroidvania Aeterna Noctis. Similar to the other areas of this promising title which the development team has shown, the UnderSea Fortress shows a unique visual and sound setting, a special level design and a lot of new enemies that are unique to the U... more.
  • Recompile – Tour a Mainframe’s Haunting Ruins

    Posted by on August 3, 2021 under Euro, News, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X
    Publisher Dear Villagers (ScourgeBringer, The Forgotten City) and developer Phigames today released a new featurette for their upcoming hacking adventure Recompile. The environmental trailer shows off the sprawling digital wasteland known as the Mainframe, accompanied by a haunting orchestral score.   In Recompile, players take on the role of a semi-sentient code trapped in a hostile supe... more.
  • Turrican Flashback (Featured Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on July 26, 2021 under News, Reviews, Switch
    Shmup aficionados who experienced computer gaming during the mid-to-late 1980s on the Commodore Amiga and Atari ST -- and then during the early 1990s on the Sega Genesis/Megadrive console -- should be familiar with the knuckle-whitening, blistering action of Turrican by developer Rainbow Arts. This frantic, futuristic shmup was eventually given a sequel - known plainly as Turrican II - and release... more.
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