Gorgeous platformer Planet Alpha partners with Team17

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Gorgeous platformer Planet Alpha partners with Team17

Planet Alpha surfaced in 2013 as a side project of then IO Interactive employee Adrian Lazar. Fast forward five years, and the lovely-looking sidescroller has now partnered with Team17 and targets full release later this year. 

MiniDoom 2 is a fan-made, sidescrolling take on the classic FPS

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MiniDoom 2 is a fan-made, sidescrolling take on the classic FPS

Two years ago I wrote about a Doom fan game which imagined the ye olde shooter as a sidescrolling, Metal Slug-esque platformer.  Dubbed MiniDoom, studio Calavera described it as a "very short parody game". The concept must have stuck though, because but now they've gone ahead and released MiniDoom 2, a remake of the original described as "bigger, louder and more badass".

Dallas Fuel releases xQc following multiple Overwatch League Code of Conduct violations

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Dallas Fuel releases xQc following multiple Overwatch League Code of Conduct violations

The Dallas Fuel announced today that it has released Overwatch League player Félix "xQc" Lengyel from its roster. xQc, a Winston specialist who played main tank for the Fuel, has been suspended twice during the League's inaugural season—first for homophobic remarks against an opposing player and then secondly earlier this week for various reasons, including spreading racially disparaging emotes and using disparaging language against Overwatch League casters and fellow players.

Sci-fi action RPG Dolmen heading to Kickstarter next month

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Sci-fi action RPG Dolmen heading to Kickstarter next month

Sci-fi action RPG Dolmen is heading to Kickstarter next month, and I reckon it'll garner a fair amount of support. It's a mix of horror and heavy, deliberate third-person combat set on the strange alien world of Revion Prime. You awaken from a cryogenic slumber to discover that the rest of your crew is dead, and you have to venture out into the world alone.