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As Dusk HD Releases All Profits in December Will Go to the Developers Who Made It

Today New Blood Interactive released Dusk HD, the remastered version of its successful boomer shooter Dusk.  Yet, the good news don't stop at the launch of a new experience for the fans. We learn…

December 11, 2023 | 03:12 EST

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Dusk HD Trailer Reveals Differences With Original Game; Dusk's PS4 Version Available Now

Back at September's Realms Deep 2023, New Blood Interactive announced Dusk HD. As the name implies, it is a visual update for their late 90s-inspired boomer shooter. Now, they have released a new…

November 1, 2023 | 03:02 EDT

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DUSK HD Remaster Announced, While Fallen Aces Shows Extensive Gameplay

During the celebrations of all-things boomer shooter at Realms Deep 2023, New Blood Interactive opted to out-boomer shooter everyone with DUSK HD.  As the name implies, DUSK HD is a remaster of the…

September 30, 2023 | 11:35 EDT

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Gloomwood's Tavern Level Opens For Business

There's a new place to explore along the moody streets of Gloomwood. The Tavern is a rickety, rotting old building that harbors a horrifying secret, one you'll need to confront if you want to escape…

December 22, 2022 | 09:24 EST


Gloomwood Snuck Its Way Into My Heart

There just doesn't seem to be many stealth games nowadays, but maybe that's because they are excruciatingly hard to create. Well, co-developers Dillon Rogers and David Szymanski make it look easy, as…

September 16, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Gloomwood Early Access Release Date Pushed Back

The developers of Gloomwood, Dillon Rogers, and David Szymanski have announced that the early access release will be delayed by three more weeks. They state that this is due to some "unforeseen game…

August 2, 2022 | 06:49 EDT

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Gloomwood has been described as "Thief with guns". This is both a compliment of the highest order and a massive weight to put on any game's shoulders, let alone one as promising as Gloomwood. The…

January 17, 2022 | 09:51 EST

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(Updated) Gloomwood Dev Promises Bloodborne-Inspired DLC If Dogecoin Reaches $1

Update 29/01 2:40PM - Dave Oshry of New Blood Interactive has commented on Dillon Rogers' promise. Speaking to us directly via Twitter, Oshry said if Dogecoin does manage to reach $1, New Blood will…

January 29, 2021 | 12:04 EST

A New, Mario-Inspired Arena Comes to Dusk

Dusk's Mamma Mia Flesh Palace Brings Mario-Inspired Arena

Sure, New Blood Interactive's Dusk has been out for a few years, but the content is still coming in. While the Nintendo Switch launch for Dusk is coming soon (on Halloween of this year, in fact),…

September 6, 2020 | 03:28 EDT

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Gloomwood's Demo Backstabs My Expectations

The minute New Blood Interactive showed off the trailer for Gloomwood, I was immediately intrigued. Ever since the 2014 reboot of Thief crashed and burned spectacularly, there hasn't been another…

June 22, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Horror FPS Gloomwood Slips Demo Onto PC

This year's PC Gaming Showcase ended with one last announcement. A trailer for a horror-action game titled Gloomwood by indie studio New Blood Interactive. Throughout the show, New Blood showed off a…

June 13, 2020 | 04:36 EDT

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DUSK is a Fast-Paced Action Indie First Person Shooter that takes heavy inspiration from Quake and Doom (amongst others) and marinates it in a delightful sauce of Horror, resulting in a delicious…

August 26, 2019 | 01:59 EDT


Lifting the Fog on Gloomwood: A Chat With Indie Dev Dillon Rogers

If you’re at all interested in first-person immersive games, survival horror, or first-person shooters, you should follow the development of Gloomwood, a foggy first-person mashup by Dillon Rogers.…

January 14, 2019 | 02:00 EST

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New DUSK Updates and Merchandise is on the Way Including Bacon Soap

DUSK has captivated the PC audience with its old-school FPS mechanics that pay homage to shooter royalty like Quake. A new post on the game's Steam community page thanks the community for its support…

January 2, 2019 | 11:43 EST

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DUSK Review - The Dawn Of An Old Era

First-person shooters are, at the best of times, divisive. There are many for whom first-person shooters begin and end with the relatively realistic military stylings of Call of Duty and Battlefield…

December 15, 2018 | 01:00 EST

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Retro FPS DUSK Releases December 10

Today, New Blood Interactive has announced that their Retro FPS, DUSK, will be released out of Steam's Early Access on December 10. It also launched with an update that adds a 3rd endless arena, a…

October 31, 2018 | 07:48 EDT

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DUSK Early Access Impressions - Fever Dreams

With every evolution comes the death of potential. As a genre moves forward, ideas are left behind, forever tied to what came before. When FPS design shifted from DOOM's familiar hellscape to the…

February 15, 2018 | 09:00 EST


Indie Interview - DUSK

A while back, I looked at an early build for an upcoming FPS called DUSK and instantly fell in love. It had everything a guy like me could ever want from a throwback shooter in this day and age. Nice…

December 5, 2016 | 09:00 EST


DUSK Preview - Fun Til' Dawn

Over the past few years, there's been something of a revival of the so-called 'retro shooter' with titles such as Shadow Warrior, DOOM, and Wolfenstein: The New Order. But I'll let you in on a little…

October 21, 2016 | 09:00 EDT