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Viewfinder Preview

It’s not every day you run into a first-person puzzle game that frames things in a new way – and Viewfinder does that in the most literal sense. By challenging your perception of 2D photos in 3D…

June 19, 2023 | 10:35 EDT

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Planet Of Lana Review

There are two kinds of people in this world. Okay, there are more than two, but humor me. There are those who order something new every time they go to a restaurant, constantly seeking new thrills…

May 22, 2023 | 08:00 EDT

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Planet Of Lana Release Date Sets Out For Adventure Later This Month

Thunderful Publishing and developer Wishfully have announced a Planet of Lana release date. The painterly sci-fi puzzle-platformer will arrive on PC and Xbox on May 23rd, which is just a few weeks…

May 3, 2023 | 08:46 EDT

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SteamWorld Build

SteamWorld Build is a city-building simulation game that takes place on a dying and decaying planet where players must act quickly in order to escape before it's too late. Players must build their…

March 1, 2023 | 03:24 EST

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SteamWorld Build Announced for PC & Consoles; Demo Available Now

Today, Thunderful Games revealed SteamWorld Build, a brand new game within the beloved SteamWorld series.  The game is, as the name suggests, a city builder, and it's the sixth mainline game in the…

January 23, 2023 | 12:56 EST

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Wavetale Review

In the face of overwhelming adversity, it’s only fair that you smile at what you had. As the world turns to gloomier and more unrelenting doom, the idea of halcyon only becomes clearer and clearer;…

December 11, 2022 | 09:00 EST

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Lego Bricktales

Lego Bricktales will have you putting together interesting builds such as market stands and music boxes, as well as engaging with physics-based puzzles such as building cranes and gyrocopters. These…

September 25, 2022 | 01:08 EDT

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Lego Bricktales Release Date Will Have You Building Worlds

If you're on the market for a good puzzle-solver, Lego Bricktales may just be what the doctor ordered when it launches October 12th for PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and…

September 15, 2022 | 09:27 EDT

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Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue DX Brings Big Changes

Dejima and Thunderful have announced Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue DX, an overhauled version of their 2021 firefighting platformer. It'll bring big balance changes, improved level design, and more…

June 7, 2022 | 09:42 EDT

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PAX East: LEGO Bricktales Preview

LEGOs are one of those things that feel near ubiquitous. Most folks have probably at least seen them before, and some might still be active fans today thanks to the more complex (and expensive) box…

April 26, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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PAX East: Cursed to Golf Preview

At PAX East, we had the opportunity to go hands-on with Cursed to Golf, a delightful golf-life adventure game where you'll need to successfully complete 18 holes in order to break out of purgatory.…

April 25, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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The Gunk

In The Gunk, an action adventure title, players will play as Rani, who is part of a duo of gritty space haulers that have hit the jackpot. They've found an untouched planet full of life, and they'll…

February 15, 2022 | 10:30 EST

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The Gunk Receives Photo Mode, Steam Release Window

The Gunk, an action-adventure title, has done pretty well for itself since its release. It was released on Xbox Game Pass December 16, 2021 and received decent reviews overall. It's been called a "…

February 14, 2022 | 11:56 EST

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The Gunk Review

Cleaning in games has started to become an interesting trend. It makes sense given the growing adult population in the medium: the satisfaction of renewing a once-grimy place can sound just as…

January 7, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue

Ready to douse some flames and save some lives? Look no further than Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue, an indie action game by developer Dejima.  Play as the young rescue officer Firegirl, as she…

September 30, 2021 | 03:45 EDT

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Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue Is A Spark, Not A Blaze

There aren't enough games about the noble art of firefighting. Sure, there's forgotten Sega Saturn cult classic Burning Rangers, and you can always head to Nintendo Switch Online to check out gems…

October 1, 2021 | 09:00 EDT

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Put Out Fires and Save Civilians in Firegirl, Coming Fall 2021

When fires need fighting, one brave girl is eager to step up and save people — get ready for Firegirl, a new "action rescue platformer" coming to PC and consoles later this year. Firegirl is an…

June 12, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

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Lonely Mountains Downhill DLC Eldfjall Island Announced

Thunderful Games and Megagon Industries took to the IGN Gamescom stream to reveal the new Lonely Mountains Downhill DLC, called Eldfjall Island. This is the first announcement of a DLC for Lonely…

August 28, 2020 | 12:44 EDT

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The Gunk Coming 2021

During the Xbox Games Event today, there was a Console Launch Exclusive trailer for The Gunk, a new property that Image & Form Games, developer behind the SteamWorld franchise, is working on. It…

July 23, 2020 | 12:53 EDT

Lonely Mountains: Downhill Review

Lonely Mountains: Downhill Review

I've never had much luck with cycling. Every time I took it up as a kid, something got in the way. Once, my bike fell apart. Another time, it was stolen. Sometimes it just didn't work in the first…

February 21, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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Lonely Mountains: Downhill

This is your bike. There are many like it, but this one is yours. Take it a thrilling yet dangerous ride down a mountain landscape, be it forests, narrow trails or wild rivers. Race, jump and slide…

October 26, 2019 | 09:19 EDT

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SteamWorld Quest

SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech is the newest chapter in The SteamWorld universe, featuring a band of heroes that set out in a quest for loot while unraveling a dark conspiracy leading towards an…

August 31, 2019 | 12:47 EDT

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SteamWorld Quest Receives Free Content Update, Adds New Game Plus and More

Image & Form's recent foray into the SteamWorld franchise just received an update full of free content. Get ready to replay SteamWord Quest: Hand of Gilgamech all over again with new features…

August 9, 2019 | 04:24 EDT

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Brjann Sigurgeirsson Talks SteamWorld Quest, and The Series' Origin and Future

After reviewing—and loving—SteamWorld Quest, I wanted to chat with Brjann Sigurgeirsson about the game, its development, and the origins of the Steampunk universe that keeps on giving. The head of…

April 24, 2019 | 02:00 EDT

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SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech Review

For years, Image & Form has been using their quirky robot-steampunk universe as a platform. In this world, they can make whatever game they want in whatever genre they feel like. From a Terraria…

April 23, 2019 | 01:00 EDT

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SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech Lands On Nintendo Switch April 25th

Upcoming role-playing card game SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech is launching for Nintendo Switch on April 25th. According to developer Image & Form, SteamWorld Quest is "the roleplaying card…

March 22, 2019 | 09:28 EDT

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Collect Cards and Fight Dragons in RPG SteamWorld Quest on Switch

A fantasy adventure, steampunk robots, and card-based gameplay await you in Thunderful’s latest game - SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech. With long-time fans of the SteamWorld series have been…

January 23, 2019 | 02:24 EST