Kurgan Compass™

‘Resident Evil Village’ Review

Does the eighth main-series installment of Capcom’s stubborn cornerstone survival series live up to next-gen player expectations?

May 25, 2021 — Let this sink in: the Resident Evil series has now been around for a full quarter-century, launched on the PlayStation 1 in 1996 more or less exactly 25 years ago.

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‘Lost Soul Aside’ Gets 18 Min of Gameplay Footage

April 27, 2021 — In the summer of 2016, Chinese solo developer Yang Bing released a concept trailer of his Lost Soul Aside project, which has clocked up nearly 4 million views since. READ MORE ››


‘Hood: Outlaws and Legends’ First Impression

April 20, 2021Hood: Outlaws and Legends is a seasonal multiplayer PvPvE heist game developed by former CCP Newcastle in England, a developer acquired by Sumo Digital back in 2018. French mini-major Focus Home Interactive has taken on publisher duties and confirmed a May release. READ MORE ››


How ‘Resident Evil: Village’ Ties Into Previous Entries

March 24, 2021 — Capcom’s legendary Resident Evil franchise, having celebrated its 25th birthday on March 22, has never been afraid to experiment with its formula. The much-anticipated entry into the horror series, Resident Evil: Village, looks to be no different, with a heavier focus on action — FPS-style — compared to its predecessor, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. READ MORE ››


Introducing ‘Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace’

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. READ MORE ››


Rogue-Lite ‘Curse of the Dead Gods’ Is Habit-Forming

February 25, 2021 — As with most rogue-lite games, players fight their way through randomly generated levels while collecting weapons and upgrades. Death is more than common in Curse of the Dead Gods and players must often restart from scratch. Hardly news for those familiar with the genre. READ MORE ››


How Important is Historical Accuracy in Video Games?

February 25, 2021 — Some game developers strive hard for historical accuracy when including settings and characters from the past. While others allow themselves creative freedom in their depictions of history. READ MORE ››


‘Little Nightmares II’ Is a Tense, Thrilling Experience

February 18, 2021 — The 2017 release of Little Nightmares was a critical success. With players guiding protagonist Six through harrowing, side-scrolling levels, grotesque enemies, and well-designed puzzles. Now, Swedish developer Tarsier Studios looks to build on this formula with this sequel. READ MORE ››


‘Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood’ Is Extremely Disappointing

February 11, 2021 — The latest in the World of Darkness series, Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood tells the story of werewolf Cahal, and the struggle of his tribe against evil militarized oil corporation, Endron. READ MORE ››


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