Aluna Enters the Action RPG Arena

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 Unites Role-players in Cross Play Goodness

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.

Diving Delights in Superb Subnautica: Below Zero

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.

 
 
Returning to the Golden Age of Platformers

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.

Wrath of the Druids Adds Action and Activities to Valhalla

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.

 
 
New Ravenloft Guide is Full of Horrific Thrills

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 Offers Stripped Down Shooting

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 Offers Story Based MMO for Mobile

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.

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Lives Up to its Name

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.

 
 
A Budding Artist’s Friend: myFirst Sketch Book

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 Conquers Mobile Gaming

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 a Hauntingly Good Gothic Horror Adventure

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.

Remaking Games Done Right

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.

Nintendo Powers E3 2021 with Direct Show and Podcast

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.

Save State Enter the Evolving Metal Units

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.

Happy Father’s Day!

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.

The GiN Lounge Celebrates E3 Expo 2021

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.

Will Chess Become The Next Big eSport?

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.

Burning Bryte With A Brand New Game System

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.

 
Nate Wooley Obit Picture Honoring a Dear Friend and Mentor

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.

 

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