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Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons Review - Punch, Rinse, Repeat

It’s a familiar story — the world’s been decimated by nuclear war, and rival gangs have taken over and are laying siege to New York City. The question is: do you have the skills, stamina, and…

July 27, 2023 | 03:15 EDT

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Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons Preview - Break Stuff

When a game made in the year of our lord 2023 opens with the line "It's the year 199X...", I already know I'm in for something special. Developed by Secret Base and published by Modus Games, Double…

July 13, 2023 | 09:35 EDT

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New Double Dragon Gaiden Trailer Delves Into Roguelite Mechanics

There's a new Double Dragon Gaiden trailer in town, and it's all about showing you how the game's roguelite mechanics will work. Traditionally, Double Dragon has been a fairly straightforward beat-'…

June 29, 2023 | 09:47 EDT

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Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise Of The Dragons Hits PC And Consoles In July

If you're excited for the revival of classic brawler series Double Dragon, then Modus and Secret Base have good news for you. Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons launches on July 27th for PC…

May 31, 2023 | 09:12 EDT

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Double Dragon Returns In Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise Of The Dragons This Summer

Fans of retro beat-'em-ups rejoice, for a new Double Dragon game is lining up to take your metaphorical quarters. Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons adds roguelite elements to the classic beat…

May 3, 2023 | 09:19 EDT

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Soulstice is a character action game set in a dark fantasy world, where beings from another dimension are crossing over and massacring humans. Briar and Lute are some of the only people that can stop…

December 27, 2022 | 07:03 EST

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Soulstice Review

What would you do for your sibling? Would you give them the last cupcake from the packet? How about giving them a ride somewhere if they're stuck? Would you let their ghost float alongside you and…

September 20, 2022 | 03:05 EDT

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Cris Tales Update Includes Better Load Times

Cris Tales has received a new content update that includes a new character, Adri The Inventor, and has reduced loading times by 30% for all Nintendo Switch owners. There's also a new mechanical-…

December 17, 2021 | 11:24 EST

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In Sound Mind Review

I've had an eye on In Sound Mind for a while. Psychological horror is always my jam, and the game seemed to combine the right level of style, scares, and combat that I was seeking. So when the game…

September 27, 2021 | 09:00 EDT

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Cris Tales Review

Time travel in a linear story is hard. There are so many different ways to approach it and so many examples of it working (and not working) across all kinds of entertainment like movies, books, and…

July 19, 2021 | 06:00 EDT

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Cris Tales Release Date Revealed for Summer 2021

Following several delays, the Cris Tales release date has finally been locked in: you'll  be able to play this time-bending love letter to indie JRPGs this summer on PC and consoles! Cris Tales is a…

April 14, 2021 | 01:45 EDT

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How Lost Words: Beyond the Page Teaches You To Platform Through Grief

In a year of loss and grief, Lost Words: Beyond the Page came at an eerily good time. Written by Rhianna Pratchett (Tomb Raider, Mirror's Edge), this unique little platformer was initially released…

April 9, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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In Sound Mind

From the creators of the cult classic Nightmare House 2 comes In Sound Mind, a witty first-person psychological horror with frenetic puzzles and unique boss fights. Traverse a series of unsettling…

April 7, 2021 | 11:50 EDT

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In Sound Mind Strikingly Manifests Mental-Health Struggles

In Sound Mind is a psychological horror game that takes you deep into the human psyche, forcing you to come face to face with physical manifestations of mental health struggles while navigating a…

March 24, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Modus Games Announces a Cris Tales Delay

Modus Tales has announced a Cris Tales delay, which means the game they describe as an "indie love letter to classic JRPGs" will be launching this July instead of early this year. What is Cris Tales…

February 1, 2021 | 09:50 EST

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Override 2: Super Mech League

There is nothing in the world that I love more than giant fighting robots. Anything related to Voltron, Gundam, or Transformers is right up my alley, I saw both Real Steel and Pacific Rim more than…

December 29, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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Override 2: Super Mech League

Get ready for some giant mech brawling with Override 2: Super Mech League!  Play as a new pilot and rise through the ranks of the Mech League, where giant mechs, once the planet defenders from…

December 19, 2020 | 10:53 EST

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Trine 4 DLC Melody of Mystery Announced

Trine 4 DLC has been announced for Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince with a release in early 2021 for consoles. It's called Trine 4: Melody of Mystery and for PC players they'll be able to play it later…

November 16, 2020 | 12:45 EST

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Override 2: Super Mech League Release Date Announced

Modus Games has announced the 3D Fighter Override 2: Super Mech League release date on all current, and next-gen consoles and PC on December 22, just in time for Christmas. There will also be an…

November 4, 2020 | 09:49 EST

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Remothered: Broken Porcelain Review

Remothered: Broken Porcelain is like playing a video game adaptation of The Shining mixed with a bit of Misery. Throw in some mind-controlling hypnosis moths for good measure while you're at it. Our…

October 31, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Remothered: Broken Porcelain

The Remothered series returns with Remothered: Broken Porcelain, by developer Stormind Games and directed by Chris Darril of Darril Arts.  In Broken Porcelain,  explore the Ashmann Inn as Jen, with…

October 9, 2020 | 02:36 EDT

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Remothered: Broken Porcelain Launches One Week Early

Publisher Modus Games have announced that Remothered: Broken Porcelain will be releasing a week earlier on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The game is a sequel to Remothered:…

September 22, 2020 | 09:40 EDT

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Remothered: Broken Porcelain is Bloodcurdling

"But I didn't do anything!" she tearfully pleaded with the woman thundering down the hall after her. Her attacker didn't stop, instead rearing back. Her gleaming shears were inches from the girl's…

September 18, 2020 | 09:00 EDT

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Override 2: Super Mech League Is Mech-ing Its Way To You Later This Year

Gamescom Opening Night Live brought us a new trailer for Override 2: Super Mech League. The sequel to 2018's robot romp Override: Mech City Brawler was introduced with a lively hip hop soundtrack and…

August 27, 2020 | 03:26 EDT

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Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break

Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break is a quirky tower defense game that lets players build their own levels, destroy enemy castles, and laugh along to Monty Python-eque humor.

July 21, 2020 | 12:38 EDT

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Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break

The developers of Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break refer to it as a tower defense game, but this is ultimately a game that transcends genres. One minute it feels like a normal tower defense game, and…

July 24, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Cris Tales Opening Cinematic

Cris Tales, the upcoming RPG from Modus Games, has released its opening cinematic animation. A time-traveling RPG in the vein of classic JRPG Chrono Trigger, you follow protagonist Crisbell as she…

June 14, 2020 | 08:00 EDT

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Cris Tales Handles Time Right, No Red Twine Needed

It was last year at E3 2019 (remember when we had those?) that developers Dreams Unincorporated and SYCK showed off Cris Tales to the masses. Showing off a beautiful world, interesting story, and…

June 16, 2020 | 09:00 EDT

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Remothered: Broken Porcelain Serving up Suspense this August

Those looking to get their fix of a suspenseful new horror game may want to check out the upcoming title in the Remothered series, Remothered: Broken Porcelain, from developer Stormind Games. …

June 13, 2020 | 06:17 EDT

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Delve Into A Horror-Filled Twisted Brain in In Sound Mind

At the PC Gaming Show, horror game In Sound Mind was announced. There's plenty of horror to be found, corridors to travel with a flashlight, and some trippy moments to be sure. You can play the demo…

June 13, 2020 | 02:37 EDT

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Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Lost Words: Beyond the Page is co-developed by Sketchbook Games and Fourth State, published by Modus Games. An indie, British adventure, it features masterful writing by Rhianna Pratchett, lovely…

April 18, 2020 | 07:39 EDT

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Lost Words: Beyond the Page Review

Stories are powerful. Stories make up the foundations of who we are as humans. Whether reading them, writing them, watching them, drawing them or experiencing them through play, so much of our time…

April 18, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Lost Words Release Date and Stadia Exclusivity Announced

The Lost Words release date has been announced by developer Modus Games, but that's not all — they're also making the game a Stadia exclusive, locking down this interesting fantasy platformer on…

February 28, 2020 | 10:00 EST

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Bear With Me: The Lost Robots

Ted E. Bear the rugged detective is back. In Bear With Me: The Lost Robots you explore the events that lead up to the first three episodes of Bear With Me. Just like before, you're tasked with…

September 5, 2020 | 10:52 EDT

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Bear With Me: The Lost Robots - A Mechanic's Dream

Usually, I’m skeptical of tacked on prequels that come out after the initial material has made a boatload of money - Star Wars, for example, and Batman Arkham Origins – but I loved Bear With Me so…

December 21, 2019 | 12:00 EST

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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Review

In this topsy-turvy world of ours, it's sometimes quite nice to rest for a spell and do something you know is going to be fun. Sure, it's good to experiment once in a while. Moving out of your…

October 7, 2019 | 12:01 EDT

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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince

Return to a familiar trio in Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince, the fourth installment in the well-renown series. Traverse vast landscapes rife with puzzles in order to save Prince Selius, who suffers…

October 5, 2019 | 10:21 EDT

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Cris Tales

Cris Tales is a turn-based combat strategy game with a time twist. Look into the past to act in the present and see the outcome in the future, all at the same time. Save the world from certain doom…

September 27, 2019 | 08:17 EDT

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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Makes Puzzling Relaxing

Puzzle games are difficult to get right. Make them too easy and you alienate puzzle fans. Make them too hard and regular players might not reach the end. The key to making a middle-of-the-road puzzle…

September 5, 2019 | 12:30 EDT

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Gamescon ONL – Remothered: Broken Porcelain Announced

Developers Darril Arts and Stormind Games, along with publisher Modus Games have released a teaser trailer for the second entry in the award-winning Remothered trilogy. The sequel to Remothered:…

August 19, 2019 | 05:04 EDT

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Trine 4's New Mechanics Revitalize The Series

Trine has never been a massive series, but it is pretty well-known and is definitely one of the better ones falling between the indie and AAA labels. In 2015, Trine 3 released and saw some not so…

June 23, 2019 | 12:00 EDT

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Cris Tales Demo Gameplay Weaves Past, Present, and Future

We've seen more than our fair share of new games over this past weekend spanning platforms and genres but one title caught my eye at the PC Gaming Showcase. Developers, Modus Games showed off their…

June 14, 2019 | 11:00 EDT

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PC Gaming Show E3 2019 - Cris Tales JRPG Love Letter Announced by Modus Games

The next indie reveal at the PC Gaming Show is Cris Tales, this is a love letter to classic JRPG. You'll be able to see your decisions change the world in real time. It is your goal in this game to…

June 10, 2019 | 03:26 EDT

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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Arrives This Fall

Today, Frozenbyte and Modus Games announced that Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince would be released to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Steam, Discord and other PC platforms this fall, bringing…

March 4, 2019 | 04:13 EST