We’ve been (im)patiently waiting for developer Shedworks’ Sable since it was first announced way back in 2018. There are so many games out there, with so many styles, that calling something a “unique look” really means something. Sable, somehow, meets 2021 standards of unique. Its spare cel-shaded visuals are rendered in a style inspired by iconic sci-fi artist Moebius, and the results are great:
The last 24 hours have been a whirlwind for XBox owners. Early this morning Microsoft made the announcement that they were raising the subscription fee for XBox Live Gold, which up to this point, you kind of needed to play any XBox game online.
Sony’s most recent State Of Play broadcast started out with a new extensive look at Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time. Toys For Bob has deliberately labeled this installment #4 because they have the lofty goals of matching Naughty Dog’s work on the original trilogy, where past developers with their own sequel ideas have failed. We’ll see if they can live up to that promise!
If you have XBox Game Pass, and you haven’t played EVERY game in the Kingdom Hearts series (don’t lie to us), you’ve been given a gift this weekend that should keep you busy. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue are now part of the Pass, making eight full games that can be downloaded today.
Silver Bullet Games has just released their survival game Isle Of Spirits on XBox and PC. You’ve washed ashore on a deserted — and very boxy — desert isle. Your immediate goal is to find food and shelter, but long-term, you seek to gather enough materials to build a raft and escape.
KartRider: Drift, the free-to-play kart racing game, is gearing up for its second Closed Beta test via the Nexon Launcher, Steam, and Xbox One, including Xbox One X on June 3 at 4 p.m. PDT/June 4 at 12 a.m. BST. Accepted players can pre-download the game today.
The second milestone to fund the production and development of Lords of Exile on Kickstarter has been accomplished and the Boss Rush Mode is now unlocked. Apart from that, the limited physical collector’s pack is now included in all rewards from €300 or more.
Independent games developer Petoons Studio is releasing a Kickstarter campaign on June 2nd to fund their new hand-drawn ratoidvania Curse of the Sea Rats for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam.
Tomorrow, Apex Legends Season 5 – Fortune’s Favor is set to launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Respawn has further expanded on the ever evolving lore of this critically acclaimed multiplayer action shooter and is ushering in even more content with Season 5 including the new Legend Loba, new Quests mode, major map changes, an all-new Battle Pass, and more.
May 8th saw the release of Sin Slayers: Enhanced Edition for Xbox One console. The game reinterprets the classic dark fantasy adventure in an ironic way. It combines dark plot with funny dialogues. Frightening atmosphere becomes funny thanks to stylized pixel graphics.
SNK CORPORATION has announced that SAMURAI SHODOWN’s newest character, IROHA, will be available to download on May 13th for North America on the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch™ consoles. She will be the 3rd character in the Season 2 Pass DLC.
Saber Interactive and Focus Home Interactive have released the “Marseille” PvE episode for WORLD WAR Z, the best-selling co-op shooter inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film. The episode features four new characters taking on three original storyline missions in a new setting in France.