Kurgan Compass™

Video Games Weekly:
Death, Fury, and the Devil

This roundup is steeped in darkness and death with three games that feature gothic worlds full of outlandish horrors, some of which players may even control.

October 2, 2021 — In this weekly roundup, several smaller developers take the spotlight with dark narratives and brutal gameplay. Worlds of darkness and madness tear through the fabrics of reality, their morose and Grimm imagery a telltale sign of a blood-soaked future. These stories, crafted by shadow-soul imaginations, are what graces the gaming fabric of Kurgan Compass™.

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Video Games Weekly:
Demons, Disciples, High Seas

Revisit refreshed dungeons; battle for naval trade-supremacy in the Caribbean, and learn a new discipline — by way of this respectable trio of Kurgan-style games.

September 25, 2021 — We are approaching that time of year when it is all about the holidays — hence news trickles out at a slower pace than usual. Thankfully, developers are still serving up cooked gamer meat which this week has resulted in a trio of rather notable titles. As we aim for quality over quantity, only games fitting the Kurgan ethos have been included.

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Video Games Weekly:
‘God of War’ Shown, Etc.

PlayStation 5 dev team showcases ‘God of War: Ragnarök’, ‘Omen of Sorrow’ comes to Xbox, ‘Aragami 2’ launches, and predators hunt for survival in ‘Song in the Smoke’.

September 19, 2021 — As we near the year’s end and the warm airs of summer give way to chilled autumn breezes, video game developers are either prepping for their fourth-quarter releases or gearing up for a busy 2022. This installment of our weekly roundup showcases the most mystical and fantastical of what is currently being crafting behind closed doors. From glimpses at top AAA titles to indie launches, there is much to unravel.

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Video Games Weekly:
‘Song of Iron’ and More

‘Song of Iron’ begins scrolling, ‘Lamentum’ has spookiness, ‘Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous’ instills justice, ’Dream Cycle’ has Tomb Raider DNA, and… more metal!

September 4, 2021 — Though this week’s releases are a bit light as much bigger months loom ahead, there are still more than enough for game players and fans of murkier moods to celebrate. Let us dive right into September’s first edition of Video Games Weekly!

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Video Games Weekly:
Nine New Notables

Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut, Blood Spear, ArtFormer: Ancient Stories, King’s Bounty II, Book of Travels, and more caught our attention this week.

August 29, 2021 — It is time for another week of dark and atmospheric games for players to enjoy, and there is plenty to choose from, no matter what platforms they prefer. Whereas one title invites players to explore Egyptian history, another blends the entertainment of gaming with a heavy metal experience rendered in gorgeous pixel style.

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Video Games Weekly:
Release Roundup

This week’s highlights: DLC for ‘Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’, ‘Hades’ in 4K, card adventurer ‘Black Book‘ based on Slavic mythology, a new ‘Disciples’ title, and more.

August 15, 2021 — Though it is unlikely to expect many new game releases until the holiday season ramps up in a few weeks, there were a few notable arrivals in the world of video games this week. That includes a much-anticipated expansion to the latest Assassin’s Creed, a new 4K-capable version of the award-winning Hades for the new Xboxes and PlayStation 5, and the peculiar Black Book based on Slavic mythology. FULL STORY »



Forthcoming: ‘Pathfinder:
Wrath of the Righteous’

Owlcat Studios and Koch Media partners up once again for multi-platform release of gorgeous-looking Kingmaker-sequel ‘Wrath of the Righteous’.

June 28, 2021 — In 2018, Pathfinder: Kingmaker became the first video game set in the Pathfinder universe. Later this year, fans will be able to continue their Pathfinder adventure from where the first game left off, as a direct sequel titled Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is in the works. FULL STORY »



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