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The Planet Crafter Release Date Set for April, New Content Incoming

Miju Games has announced a full The Planet Crafter release date, bringing the planetary survival game out of Early Access after more than two years. Originally released in Early Access back in March…

March 27, 2024 | 10:32 EDT

Key art for the ancient China-set survival game Pathless Woods, showing some of its characters and its art style

Pathless Woods Brings Cozy Ancient Chinese-Inspired Survival to Steam Early Access Next Month

Developer AniYa Games Studio has announced the Early Access release date for the ancient China-inspired open-world survival crafter Pathless Woods. The game, which blends cozy gameplay with a…

March 22, 2024 | 11:17 EDT

A warrior, a wizard, and a rogue in artwork for Pathfinder: Gallowspire Survivors

Pathfinder: Gallowspire Survivors 1.0 Launches in April, Brings Local Co-op and More

Paizo and BKOM Studios have announced that Pathfinder: Gallowspire Survivors, a Vampire Survivors-style roguelite auto-shooter, is leaving Early Access next month. Per a press release, Gallowspire…

March 1, 2024 | 10:23 EST

A thief character standing in a forge in Enshrouded

Huge Enshrouded Patch 2 Live Now, Includes Big Balance Changes and More

The second major patch for open-world survival RPG Enshrouded has arrived, and it contains some fairly major changes that are likely to make a significant difference to your gameplay experience.…

February 26, 2024 | 08:39 EST

An armor set in Last Epoch

Last Epoch Prepares For Full Release With 1.0 Patch Notes

Eleventh Hour Games is finally ready to fully release its highly-anticipated action RPG Last Epoch following a long time in early access, and the 1.0 patch notes have been released. The game has…

February 19, 2024 | 02:10 EST

A town in Cuanacht in Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon

Promising Open-World RPG Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon Reveals Gorgeous New Region

Polish Studio Awaken Realms revealed a brand new region coming to its promising open-world RPG Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon. The region was showcased in a new development video and it's called…

February 11, 2024 | 06:02 EST

One of the mechs in Lightyear Frontier standing in a calm meadow surrounded by butterflies

Lightyear Frontier Release Date Revealed for March, Demo Available Now

Calming mecha farming sim Lightyear Frontier finally has an Early Access release date, and it's pretty much just around the corner. After the release date was delayed indefinitely last year, Frame…

February 1, 2024 | 09:28 EST

An angry-looking dwarf wielding a gun and getting ready to slay some hordes in Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor

Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor Early Access Release Date Set for Valentine's Day

Ghost Ship Games has revealed the Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor Early Access release date. The Vampire Survivors-esque "auto-shooter", which is being developed by Don't Die in the West developer…

February 1, 2024 | 08:49 EST

The four members of the Suicide Squad lined up and looking incredulously at something off-camera in Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Pulled From Early Access Over Game-Breaking Bug (UPDATED)

Update January 30th 8:47AM: Rocksteady has confirmed the Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League servers are back online. A fix for the below problem has also been implemented. Original story follows…

January 29, 2024 | 08:51 EST

An astronaut in close-up in Boundary

Major Boundary Update Rings Out the Year with Brand New PvE Mode and Much More

Multiplayer tactical FPS Boundary has received a massive year-end update that adds tons of new content, including a PvE game mode and much more. The new PvE mode offers three difficulty levels and…

December 28, 2023 | 09:45 EST

Two characters looking out over a cozy hamlet in Pioneers of Pagonia

Settlers-Like Pioneers of Pagonia Hits 100k Sales in a Week

Cozy indie city-builder Pioneers of Pagonia has hit a major sales milestone within its first week on release, developer and publisher Envision Entertainment has announced. According to a new Steam…

December 21, 2023 | 10:00 EST

Concept art for Project Zomboid, which depicts a character wiping his mouth as zombies reach up to grab him

Project Zomboid's Blacksmithing System Looks Frankly Crazy In New Dev Diary

Developer The Indie Stone has released new information about some of the systems and gameplay mechanics making their way to Project Zomboid in the future. In a new dev diary released on Steam, the…

November 24, 2023 | 10:42 EST

A low-angle shot of a player in Enshrouded wielding a glowing sword and flanked by ruins

Enshrouded Early Access Release Date Brings Voxel Action RPG Fun In January

Keen Games has announced the Enshrouded Early Access release date, and it won't be too long before you get to check out this ambitious voxel RPG. Enshrouded will officially arrive on PC via Steam…

November 7, 2023 | 10:00 EST

Key art for Bellwright depicting soldiers in war

Rebellious City-Building Adventure Bellwright Launches In December

Developer Donkey Crew and publisher Snail Games have announced the Early Access release window for city-building survival hybrid Bellwright. The game, which sees you build up your very own town and…

October 4, 2023 | 08:34 EDT

Artwork for the Dyson Sphere Program combat system update, depicting a sinister enemy launching ships to attack you

Dyson Sphere Program Combat System Coming In December Update

If you've been waiting for a Dyson Sphere Program combat system update to liven up your factory-building efforts, then you're in luck. Developer Youthcat Studio and publisher Gamera Games have…

September 21, 2023 | 09:18 EDT

Two blocky voxel people in a bathroom in the new Shadows of Doubt Cheats and Liars update

Shadows Of Doubt Cheats And Liars Update Checks Into A Seedy Motel Next Week

ColePowered Games and Fireshine have announced that the Shadows of Doubt Cheats and Liars update will be available next week. The update, which launches on September 25th, marks the first major…

September 19, 2023 | 08:31 EDT

The logo for Hades II in green text, three of the main characters are seen i nthe background including a darkskinned man, the female protagonist, and a muscular woman with a ponytail.

Hades II Early Access Launch Window Announced

At last year's Game Awards, Supergiant Games announced Hades II. Aside from a trailer, little has been seen of this highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning original. Now in a development…

September 14, 2023 | 03:02 EDT

The player standing in a field with a house in the background in Enshrouded

Enshrouded Demo Revealed For Next Month, New Gameplay Teaser Released

Keen Games has announced that an Enshrouded demo will be available to check out next month. The promising-looking survival RPG was announced in May, with a combat-oriented gameplay trailer following…

September 13, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Baldur's Gate 3 Tiefling Character

Baldur's Gate 3 Welcomes PS5 Players to the Party With Early Access Launch Trailer

PS5 players have been waiting to partake in the joys of Baldur's Gate 3, and at least for some of them, that wait has ended. The early access coming with the Collector's Edition and Digital Deluxe…

September 2, 2023 | 01:46 EDT

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Adult Adventure Game The Genesis Order Released on Steam in Early Access

Today developer NLT Media launched its adult adventure game The Genesis Order on Steam in early access.  The game, which has been in development for quite some time, funded via Patreon, can now be…

September 1, 2023 | 02:16 EDT

A group of settlers working at a bakery while the town bustles behind them in Pioneers of Pagonia

Pioneers Of Pagonia Release Date Brings Settlers-Style Fun To Early Access In December

Settlers creator Volker Wertich and studio Envision Entertainment have announced the Pioneers of Pagonia release date for Early Access. The game, which got its first gameplay teaser back in June, is…

August 22, 2023 | 08:52 EDT

The player reloading their weapon while a giant enemy robot fires at them in Roboquest

Comic Book-Style Roguelite Roboquest Launches This Fall, Developer Confirms

RyseUp Studios and publisher Starbreeze have announced the Roboquest release window. The roguelite FPS, which blends comic book-style visuals with fast-paced shooter action, will launch in full on…

August 16, 2023 | 09:34 EDT

Several voxel people standing around a voxel fire in Shadows of Doubt

Shadows Of Doubt Roadmap Updated As Early Access Period Is Extended

Indie immersive sim Shadows of Doubt has a brand new roadmap, and more content has been added to the game's future plans. In a new Steam post, developer ColePowered Games says the team has decided…

July 21, 2023 | 09:24 EDT

Traditional Japanese torii with a fox in the middle in Sengoku Dynasty

Sengoku Dynasty Brings Open-World Feudal Japan To Life Next Month

Toplitz Productions and developer Superkami have announced an Early Access release date for their upcoming feudal Japanese sim RPG Sengoku Dynasty. The game is landing on Steam Early Access on August…

July 12, 2023 | 08:10 EDT

A kingdom full of soldiers and buildings and ready for defending in Thronefall

Thronefall Release Date Brings Simple But Deep Strategy Next Month

GrizzlyGames has announced the Thronefall release date. The minimalist strategy game, created by the same folks behind stripped-down city-builder Islanders, is heading to Steam via Early Access on…

July 11, 2023 | 09:21 EDT

Key art depicting characters looking out over a bustling settlement in Pioneers of Pagonia

Pioneers Of Pagonia Gameplay Trailer Shows Off Settlers Creator's New Project

The first Pioneers of Pagonia gameplay trailer has arrived, showing some in-engine footage of what you can expect if you play this new city-builder from the creator of the iconic franchise The…

June 29, 2023 | 09:13 EDT

A banner showing three troopers and the text Starship Troopers Extermination: Living Roadmap

Starship Troopers: Extermination Early Access Roadmap Revealed

Starship Troopers: Extermination has been out there in the world for a little while, and now, Offworld Industries has shared the game's Early Access roadmap. Content making its way to the multiplayer…

June 2, 2023 | 02:50 EDT

The player riding a lizard and chasing a butterfly in Smalland: Survive the Wilds

Indie Survival Game Smalland: Survive The Wild Hits 200k Sales

Merge Games has announced that Smalland: Survive the Wilds, its diminutive survival-craft-'em-up, has sold 200,000 copies since launching back in March. As you might expect with sales as encouraging…

May 17, 2023 | 08:27 EDT

The player staring at a plate of fish and chips while a bartender looks on in Landlord's Super

Satirical British Construction Sim Landlord's Super Leaves Early Access Later This Month

Gaming can take you to some truly incredible places. You can fight aliens on Mars, battle skeletons in the deepest caverns of a fantasy realm, or, erm, become a landlord in a run-down, satirical…

May 5, 2023 | 11:06 EDT

Troopers blasting at bugs in the key art for Starship Troopers: Extermination

Starship Troopers: Extermination Early Access Release Date Revealed

We now have a Starship Troopers: Extermination Early Access release date. If you hate bugs (as you should), you'll be able to blast 'em on PC via Steam starting from May 17th, and you won't just be…

May 3, 2023 | 10:04 EDT

A snowy colony in Going Medieval

Going Medieval Temperature Changes Detailed In New Dev Update

It's time for another Medieval Monday dev diary courtesy of the fine folks behind Going Medieval, detailing what's coming in the game's next major update. This time, it's all about temperature, which…

May 1, 2023 | 09:32 EDT

Players soaring through a cave in Jected: Rivals, formerly Stuntfest: World Tour

Stuntfest: World Tour Is Now Jected: Rivals, Hits Steam Early Access Next Week

THQ Nordic's Stuntfest: World Tour has been given a name change and a Steam Early Access release date. Say hello to Jected: Rivals, which is scheduled to land on Steam via Early Access next week. It…

April 28, 2023 | 09:32 EDT

A neat and orderly food production facility in Timberborn update 4

Timberborn Update 4 Brings New Map, Faction Changes, And More

Mechanistry has released Timberborn update 4 via the game's experimental branch, and there's plenty to look forward to in this latest update. District limits have been removed, distribution has been…

April 12, 2023 | 08:42 EDT

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My Time At Sandrock Devs Share Info On Marriage And More For Next Update

Pathea Games has once again taken to Steam to share more information about the next major My Time at Sandrock update, which now also has a snazzy new name. The Knives Out update, as it will be called…

March 24, 2023 | 10:23 EDT

The player sitting in their shiny mech in Lightyear Frontier

Lightyear Frontier Early Access Release Delayed Indefinitely

Developer Frame Break has announced that the Lightyear Frontier Early Access release has unfortunately been delayed. Citing the "tricky" development process and a need to ensure that the game's many…

March 13, 2023 | 11:03 EDT

A dingy room in Phasmophobia, with the player looking over it using the Spirit Box

Phasmophobia Update Adds Insanity Difficulty And More

Phasmophobia update has shown itself, and if you're looking for a reason to head back in and do some ghost hunting, you could do a lot worse than this update. It adds the new Insanity…

February 27, 2023 | 08:43 EST

A chaotic scene of tactical combat in The Last Spell, which is leaving Early Access in March

The Last Spell 1.0 Release Date Set For Next Month

Ishtar Games has announced that The Last Spell is leaving Early Access and releasing in full next month. The tactical roguelite RPG is finally hitting version 1.0 on March 9th, and you'll be able to…

February 23, 2023 | 10:39 EST

Two characters, one holding a bunch of flowers and the other a love letter, in artwork for the Core Keeper Quality Of Love update

Core Keeper Quality Of Love Update Will Celebrate Valentine's In Style

Pugstorm has announced the Core Keeper Quality of Love update, which, as the name suggests, is intended to coincide with Valentine's Day. The update will bring changes to the way the game's lighting…

February 1, 2023 | 08:55 EST

A spaceperson looking a little shifty on a space station in Stationeers

Stationeers Trading Update Brings Big Changes To Traders

Another major Stationeers trading update is upon us, and this one revolves entirely around who the game's traders are and what they have to trade. RocketWerkz is calling this update a "complete…

February 1, 2023 | 08:32 EST

A settler fighting off wolves with a sword in Going Medieval

Going Medieval Update 7 Brings Beauty, Comfort, And Much More

Going Medieval Update 7 is upon us, and it's bringing overhauls to comfort, aesthetics, and more. Your settlers can look forward to owning their own beds for the first time, too, and resting in them…

January 30, 2023 | 09:25 EST

A Dinkum character standing behind a set of letters that read "UPDATE WHEN"

Dinkum Developer Shares What's Next For The Aussie Farming Sim

Dinkum developer James Bendon has taken to Steam to share some info regarding the game's next major update. According to Bendon, the update is taking a little longer than he'd anticipated, so you,…

January 27, 2023 | 09:43 EST

A band of mercenaries trekking across a snowy landscape in Wartales

Wartales Roadmap For 2023 Promises Fast Travel And More

A new Wartales roadmap has been revealed by Shiro Games, showcasing what's coming to the mercenary RPG in the next few months. A full release for the game is planned for sometime in the second…

January 24, 2023 | 07:52 EST

A kingdom in ruins in Songs of Conquest

Songs Of Conquest Roadmap Promises New Campaigns And More

Lavapotion has revealed its 2023 Songs of Conquest roadmap, which looks ahead to what's coming in the turn-based strategy RPG this year. A full release has been penciled in for the third quarter of …

January 23, 2023 | 10:54 EST

A new Storm Water Geyser feature in the Against the Storm Rainpunk update

Against The Storm Rainpunk Update Brings New Tech And More

Eremite Games and Hooded Horse have released the Against the Storm Rainpunk update, finally giving you the chance to harness the devastating power of the rain for your own ends. The update also…

January 20, 2023 | 09:48 EST

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Boxing Game Undisputed Gets Early Access Release Date

Boxing video games are a rarity nowadays, but Steel City Interactive is determined to bring the noble art to your screens soon with Undisputed.  The game is going to launch in early access on PC via…

January 12, 2023 | 11:25 EST

Key art for the fantasy fairytale city builder Fabledom, which depicts an idyllic setting.

Fabledom Is A Fairytale City Builder Coming In Spring

If you've ever read a fairytale and thought "I'd really like to live in that world", then Greena Games and Dear Villagers have the project for you. Fabledom is an idyllic city builder set in a…

January 12, 2023 | 09:57 EST

A corpse lying in the new Tavern level in Gloomwood

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

Close up of Legacy characters Minsc and Jaheira from Baldur's Gate 3's Official Launuch Month Trailer

Who Are Minsc And Jaheira In Baldur's Gate 3?

The announcement of Baldur’s Gate 3’s official release window of August 2023 was an exciting moment at the 2022 Game Awards. In particular, some attention both in the announcement trailer and in the…

December 23, 2022 | 12:00 EST