For those of you who held out on buying the sci-fi Dark Souls combination that is The Surge, your patience might have been rewarded; there's a demo coming next week. Can you survive The Surge's demo? Available next week on PS4, XBox One and PC. pic.twitter.com/2ns2U20BOj — The Surge (@TheSurgeGame) July 12, 2017 There's no word yet on when exactly the demo will drop, how much content the demo will contain or if progress will carry over to the full version, but any chance to try the game before you buy it is a good one. The full game has ... Read More »
Action RPGs have become vastly more mainstream in recent years, earning much favour over the holy grail that is the traditional JRPG. Victor Vran falls into the former category as Haemimont Games (of Tropico fame) introduce us to their demon hunter. Having released previously on PC in 2015, Vran has now slayed his way over to Xbox One. But can he reign supreme and show Van Helsing a trick or two? Or is this one best left nailed by the stake? Your journey begins with a cutscene of nicely crafted images to lay out your story and current situation as ... Read More »
Marvel and Gazillion Entertainment have announced that their free-to-play action RPG Marvel Heroes will be released on the Xbox One as Marvel Heroes Omega. Marvel Heroes has already been available to PC owners for a couple of years now, blending together elements of action RPG's and MMO's to create a unique experience. Players will able to take on Doctor Doom and a rogue's gallery of villains in a story spanning plenty of known locales within the Marvel Universe, choosing to play as one of 60+ characters. If you want Rocket Raccoon to team up with The Punisher, this is the game ... Read More »
No further news is expected on Microsoft Studios' Scalebound until 2017, judging by a tweet this week from Microsoft chief executive Phil Spencer One Twitter user asked Phil if it would be possible to share any news for the upcoming title. In response, Spencer said: 'Sorry, probably no new Scalebound news before 2017.' However as Microsoft does not hold any specific events in the latter half of the year, this news should come as no surprise. Platinum Games Action RPG Scalebound, was first unveiled at Microsoft's 2014 E3 conference and was delayed until 2017 at the beginning of this year. Further ... Read More »
German fantasy author Markus Heitz famed series The Dwarves is going to be getting a game adaptation. The game is being developed by KING Art and will heavily follow the original stories and has the potential to be a blockbuster in the making. The project itself was originally a Kickstarter and raised over $310,000. The Dwarves will be following the first book’s story quite closely, with players following the orphan dwarf Tungdill Goldhand as he meets other dwarves and other races’ representatives and gets involved in a lot of fights, plots to overthrow kings and much more. That is not ... Read More »
You get a fair idea of the difficulty of Pharaonic just by the title. It’s not that it’s particularly complex to pronounce, but it takes a few seconds to wrap your tongue around it and spit it out. Phara-o-nic. The game’s quite similar in that respect – at first, it seems near-insurmountable, but after a while you get a fair(o) grip on how to play effectively. After a short preamble regarding the The Red Pharaoh – you know, the immortal, resurrecting kind of pharaoh that plagued ancient Egypt – you’re thrust into the game, playing as a slave who awakens ... Read More »
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