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Surreal action-RPG Dreamscaper Coming to Switch and PC in August
From Afterburner Studios in San Francisco and publisher Freedom Games, Dreamscaper is a surreal roguelite action RPG.
The game sees players enter Cassidy’s subconscious, who experiences restless nights that manifest as twisted dungeons as she lays her head down to rest. Players must fight in environments containing fragments of his troubled past and defeat nightmarish creatures with lucid dreaming abilities.
Dreamscaper launches for Nintendo Switch and PC on August 5th.
Survival game Just die already Get the first DLC
Indie label Curve Digital and DoubleMoose Games announced this survival game Just die already has its first free post-launch update: a player-versus-player mode available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store.
The mode features combat arenas, where players can choose from a variety of settings to fine-tune their fighting styles.
Super.com partners with Another Angle Games for its first title
British publisher Super.com has teamed up with Polish studio Another Angle Games (made up of former developers of CD Projekt Red and People Can Fly) to help the company with its debut title, the tactical role-playing game. Shadow of the road.
Super will provide funding and mentorship to help their game, which takes place during the Boshin War in Feudal Japan, reach the launch stage.
“This is our first title, but our team is made up of extremely talented industry professionals and veterans who have released renowned titles in the past,” said Marek Oleksiak, director of Another Angle Games, in a statement. . “Shadow of the road is our first title as a studio and we put our heart and soul into the game. Bringing Super.com as a publishing partner, with their vast experience, is a blessing and we can’t wait to see what this relationship is all about. is capable.
Platform Itora Head to the PC
Inspired by mythology Itora, from Assemble Entertainment and Germany-based Grimbart Tales, will make its way to PC via Steam later this year.
The game is set in a fantasy land and follows Itorah on a journey through a land threatened with malignant contagion.
Prison Tycoon: under new management Head to Steam Early Access
Spanish developer Abylight and Colorado publisher Ziggurat Interactive announced this simulation game Prison Tycoon: under new management will enter Steam Early Access on July 1.
The game is a reboot of the series first launched in 2005, and offers a different take on what it means to be a successful prison guard. Players will need to secure funding from state agencies and manage the flow of resources to keep staff and prisoners happy.
Horror game Kingdom of the dead Come to PC
Maine-based Dirigo Games announced this week that its first-person horror shooter, Kingdom of the dead, will be released on PC in early 2022.
According to the developer, the game mixes old-fashioned action with black and white ink-style visuals and asks players to wage war in a battle against the growing Army of Death.
Indie Live Expo Winter 2021 will take place in November
The digital showcase, showcasing indie games from around the world and featuring game reveals, will take place on November 6 via YouTube, Twitch and Twitter.
The event will also feature the second edition of the Indie Live Expo Awards.