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First Look: ‘Evil West’
A dash of ‘DOOM’ and a pinch of ‘Red Dead Redemption’

Releasing later in 2022, this folklore-powered third-person action game from Flying Wild Hog is shaping up to be not only gory, but also somewhat unique and special.

May 14, 2022Evil West is the newest game to be created by Polish developer Flying Wild Hog, best known for Hard Reset and the popular Shadow Warrior franchise. Revealed in 2020 at the annual Game Awards, the game’s publisher Focus Entertainment has drip-fed details to keep players excited.


First Look: ‘The Settlers’ Promises To Reinvent Franchise With New, Novel Fantasy Faction System

After more than 10 years since the last main entry and a failed attempt at a sequel, ‘The Settlers’ is soft-rebooting the series with new gameplay mechanics.

January 18, 2022 The Settlers is a series that is among the city-building and strategy greats with a rich and storied history but has not yet enjoyed the reboot and renaissance that other franchises have enjoyed in recent years. That is, at least, until now as Ubisoft has announced The Settlers, a soft reboot of sorts for the series.


Epic September:
Awesomest Gametrailers

September had a few surprises up its sleeves thanks to a brilliant PlayStation 5 showcase. The month also saw several 4K remaster announcements.

September 30, 2021 — From a writer trapped in the hell of the Pacific Northwest to the rise of the Sith, September featured a bevy of video games we cannot help but board the hype train for. Thanks to the PlayStation Showcase on September 9, players were treated to some dark, gothic, and fantastical tales that we are sure will satiate that appetite for the macabre that so many gamers share.


Introducing ‘Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace’

‘Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace’ has been penned by the team who wrote the game’s counterpart tabletop version, a fact that should go down well with fans.

March 21, 2021 — A spooky new launch trailer has dropped for the upcoming indie game, Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace, ahead of its March 23 release. The trailer showcases a variety of Lovecraftian horror to inform what players can expect, and it also implies the inclusion of jump scares and a plethora of psychological elements. FULL STORY »

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