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A closeup of Zoya the Thief wearing her signature hood in Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy

New Trine 5 Trailer Spotlights Sneaky Zoya The Thief

THQ Nordic and Frozenbyte have released a new Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy trailer showing off the skills of Zoya the Thief. We've already gotten a look at what Pontius the Knight can do with his…

August 9, 2023 | 09:44 EDT

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Trine 5 Release Date Confirmed With New Pontius The Knight Trailer

The Trine 5 release date has been revealed, thanks to a new trailer spotlighting the hero Pontius the Knight. Frozenbyte's physics platformer will launch on August 31st, having been announced…

July 24, 2023 | 09:21 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

Zoya and Pontius battling a clockwork enemy together in Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy

Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy Announced For PC And Consoles In Summer

Are you a fan of the Trine series of physics-based puzzle-platformers? If so, you'll be delighted to know that a fifth installment is on the way. Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy has been announced,…

April 12, 2023 | 09:12 EDT

A peacock stands atop several shelves of items in Animal Well, the first project from Dunkey's publisher Bigmode

Dunkey's Publisher Bigmode Announces Its First Project

Bigmode, the publisher set up by gaming content creator Dunkey (also known as videogamedunkey), has announced its first project. Animal Well is a 2D Metroidvania platformer with echoes of …

January 9, 2023 | 08:02 EST

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Everything Announced At The Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Nintendo dropped another Indie World showcase earlier today, and as you might expect, it came complete with a number of exciting indie announcements for games coming to the Switch. Still no Hollow…

May 11, 2022 | 11:05 EDT

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Erik Wolpaw Wants to Make Portal 3 While He Still Can

Portal co-writer  Erik Wolpaw wants to help make a third Portal game a reality sooner rather than later, noting that he may soon be "too old to work on Portal 3." The Portal franchise is fairly well…

April 18, 2022 | 01:49 EDT

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Minute of Islands Is Full of Mystery

Minute of Islands made its debut at the Guerrilla Collective with its intriguing trailer courtesy of Studio Fizbin. You play as Mo, a skilled tinkerer living with her family on a pastoral…

June 14, 2020 | 01:40 EDT

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PHOGS! Release Date Delay Pushes Back Launch to Later This Year

If you're looking to play a cute game about adorable puppers, prepare to be disappointed: Bit Loom Games and Coatsink have announced a PHOGS! release date delay. What's PHOGS! all about? Check out…

June 3, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

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Order's Up -- BurgerTime Party! Plates October Release Date

XSEED and Marvelous announced that the long-awaited return of the arcade classic BurgerTime Party! is hitting via the Switch on October 8th. Marvelous subsidiary G-Mode is developing the title after…

September 13, 2019 | 11:15 EDT

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The Liar Princess and The Blind Prince Sees Light Next Year

NIS America announced that gorgeous puzzle-platformer The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince will be coming to PS4 and Switch sometime in 2019. Initially revealed as part of the "Summer of Nippon…

August 8, 2018 | 02:00 EDT