This week Save State columnist Vincent Mahoney is enjoying Risk of Rain 2, an action roguelite third-person shooter that has up to four players trying to escape a chaotic alien planet by fighting monsters in an increasingly hostile environment.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is clearly one of the best RPGs released for the Nintendo Switch console, but it also probably should be thought of as one of the best RPGs of all time. It’s truly an epic tale that is simply a joy to experience.
This week Modern Gamer columnist Marie Brownhill turns the key on the retro-themed racer Sunrise GP. Developer Gamedust has created a really entertaining experience for the Nintendo Switch that looks like a classic arcade title but drives like a modern racer.
Gaming Minds Studios and Kalypso Media have announced the launch of their Railway Empire 2 – Nintendo Switch Edition. Build larger stations and more complex track networks than ever before in four single-player modes on detailed regional maps of the US and Europe. Railway Empire 2 – Nintendo Switch Edition is available on Nintendo eShop, featuring two exclusive locomotive skins, three station skins, a company HQ skin, and the digital soundtrack. And check out the full GiN review of Railway Empire 2 for the PC. Publishers: Kalypso Media Developers: Gaming Minds Studios Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, Steam
This week Modern Gamer columnist Marie Brownhill covers a title that lets players follow the story of a newly created creature of the night in Twice Reborn: A Vampire Visual Novel. Twice Reborn includes adult themes and tough choices, and it might be perfect for fans of the vampire genre or anyone who enjoys well-written visual novels.
Gollum is arguably one of the most important characters in the Lord of the Rings saga, and the prospect of having a title centered around him was an amazing idea. Unfortunately, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is riddled with game-breaking bugs, dull gameplay and a host of other problems that sap all the fun.
This week Modern Gamer columnist Marie Brownhill felt like breaking something, and Ship Graveyard Simulator fit that bill nicely, tasking players to smash up decommissioned ships for fun and profit. Ship Graveyard Simulator has players dismantling ships, selling materials to vendors, hiring workers and more.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is one of the most epic RPGs to be released for the Nintendo Switch since the console’s creation, and with all of the innovation and smooth gameplay that Nintendo packed into Tears of the Kingdom, it could prove to be one of the best RPGs of all time.
During the Summer Game Fest 2023 livestream, Sega announced Sonic Superstars, their upcoming all-new Sonic the Hedgehog adventure that’s bringing a new standard of play to classic high-speed 2D Sonic platforming. Sonic and his friends’ journey starts on the beautiful North Star Islands, a mystical place offering never-before-seen environments, as well as a mysterious story waiting to unfold. Enormous creatures, exhilarating adventures, and evil plans from Dr. Eggman await Sonic and his friends, who can now obtain brand-new abilities known as the Emerald Powers when Chaos Emeralds are collected. Sonic Superstars is set to release digitally and physically in fall … Continue reading Sega Announces Upcoming Sonic Superstars Game
Hinterland Studio has split their frosty The Long Dark game into two parts, the story-focused Wintermute missions and the open world survival portion. Signal Void is the first major update to the new Tales From the Far Territory survival mode, and adds new tasks, locations and narrative content.