Based on sixteenth century Latin American legends and dripping with culture, Aluna is a Diablo-like game filled with mysticism, magic and plenty of action RPG elements. If you are looking for a game that draws from some myths that you may not know about, Aluna will be a fun playthrough.
Albion Online is a cross-platform sandbox MMORPG set in an open medieval fantasy world. The game features a player-driven economy where nearly every item is player-crafted, a classless system, and plenty of deep content to keep RPGers happy.
Although a little bit shorter than the original, Subnautica: Below Zero improves on the already amazing original game in a lot of ways. There is much more land this time around, constant cold to battle, and of course miles of dangerous and delightful underwater vistas to explore.
Those who enjoy retro gaming will fall in love with Golden Force, an action platformer where you perform complex combos, slides and dash attacks. There is a lot of variety too, with underwater fighting, unique obstacles and difficult enemies.
The first major expansion for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Wrath of the Druids, takes us across another sea to the mysterious green isle of Ireland where new combat challenges, puzzles, settlement growing and deep political intrigue await.
Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft is one of the most spectacular Dungeons and Dragons supplements released in years. It’s packed with everything you need to begin down the dark road of horror gaming, or to boost the thrill level for an experienced group of hardy adventurers.
Hentai Vs Evil is a fan service type of game, where beautiful anime girls go wild shooting zombies and other enemies. Unfortunately, the gameplay itself is pretty lacking, even compared with other similar titles like GalGun or Bullet Girls Phantasia.
Moonlight Sculptor is a beautiful MMORPG designed for mobile gamers that is extremely easy to pick up and play, yet deep in terms of story and strategy. If you are looking for a good RPG for your smartphone, this is a great choice.
Remastering older games into HD formats is nothing new, but what has been done for the Mass Effect Legendary Edition is nothing short of astonishing. Being able to relive the epic sci-fi story across three games with all DLCs included is quite the experience.
The myFirst Sketch Book from Oaxis is an interactive drawing pad designed for children so they can design and doodle a masterpiece without needing their parent’s phone or tablet. Drawings can then be exported to a smartphone for final touch-up work.
Niffelheim is a game that has been out for a while now for the PC through Steam, the Nintendo Switch and other consoles, but it just got released for the iOS platform (sorry, no Android yet). Our Modern Gamer gets his Norse on this week, playing this rocking game on the small screen.
Resident Evil Village is one of the most hauntingly beautiful and terrifying survival horror titles to come out in years. It has a great mix of puzzle solving, exploration and raw combat that is sure to tickle the fancy of anyone who enjoys a spooky good time.
Remastering games has become a big deal in the game industry, but doing it right requires more than just some graphical updates. Fixing errors and adding in DLC can go a long way for games like Mass Effect Legendary Edition and The Witcher 3, keeping them a cut above most of the other remakes.
Michael’s back with more shenanigans from Taylor and the Varga for this week’s Synth Saturday. It’s Taylor Varga Chapters 31-40 by mpπplayer!
Nintendo Came to Play at E3 2021 with a Nintendo Direct featuring Metroid Dread, Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, WarioWare: Get It Together!, Mario Party Superstars, the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and more. And Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser followed up with a detailed podcast.
This week our intrepid Save State columnist goes deep into his Steam library to find some real diamonds in the rough. He battles brutal enemies in Metal Unit and goes back to the Gameboy glory days in the quirky but cool Evoland.
A special happy father’s day wish from all of us at GiN to all of you fathers out there, whether you are the dads of children or pets.
E3 Expo 2021 is in full swing and the GiN Lounge is digesting all the exciting news from the show. It’s quite a celebration this week with music by Diego Nava and special guest Ben Becton. Come join the party.
The 2021 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour will, for the first time in history, determine the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season of online chess.
BurnBryte is the first roleplaying game made for the virtual tabletop world of Roll20. Just like how Amazon, Netflix and Apple TV went from streaming other peoples’ content to creating their own shows, this is Roll20s first original content. We chat with the show’s creators.
GiN Online Editor and Columnist Neal Sayatovich writes about how much Nate Wooley meant to him. We recently lost Nate Wooley, but he will never be forgotten.
How the Game Industry can Support the Black Lives Matter Movements
Honest Conversations About Minority Representation in the Game Industry
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