Silk is an ambitious RPG which boasts the largest handcrafted world in video game history

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Silk is an exploration-heavy, tile-based RPG set on the Ancient Silk Road. It’ll arrive on Nintendo Switch next month, and it’s said to boast one of the largest handcrafted video game worlds of all time. Developer International Hobo’s game is open to various different approaches. You could focus on living the life of a trader, travelling from town to town with your wares, or perhaps you’d prefer to carve out your place in the world through violence, recruiting a renegade army as you go? ... [MORE]

Vigil: The Longest Night is an intense, horror-enthused hack ‘n' slash

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If you're a fan of soulbornes like Salt & Sanctuary and Grimvalor, Glass Heart Games’ upcoming horror-enthused hack ‘n' slash ‘Vigil: The Longest Night’ is a game that should absolutely be on your radar. It’s a 2D side-scrolling action title with a strong horror element, going from subtle cosmic horror to downright nasty body horror at a moment’s notice. It takes place in a world without sunlight. You play a Leila, a member of the Vigil, who returns to her hometown in the hope of finding her lost sister. Unfortunately for her, she’s instead cast into a world of unimaginable terror as she works to gradually uncover the town’s many secrets and the source of evil at its core. ... [MORE]

Rumble Stars is adding a new rumbler to its roster in the form of a sticky pufferfish

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Rumble Stars is adding to its roster with the addition of a blowfish called the Sticky Puffer. If you've not played Rumble Stars yet, check out our review where we thought it was pretty darn good. The Sticky Puffer will bring new defensive and offensive tactics to the pitch. Once flung it will stick to almost anything that it encounters on the way, whether that's your teammates or opposing players. The pufferfish looks to continue in whichever direction you choose to throw it until it comes into contact with a wall. ... [MORE]

Tombshaft is a fast-paced rogue-lite from the team behind Gato Roboto

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Doinksoft’s upcoming rogue-lite ‘Tombshaft’ is now available for pre-order over on the App Store. It’s a charming and often challenging auto-scrolling platformer that sees you delving into the deepest depths of a trap-filled tomb in search of hidden relics and treasure. At first glance, it might remind you of classic roguelikes like Spelunky, but Doinsoft – the team behind the popular Gato Roboto – have clearly worked hard to give it its own unique identity. ... [MORE]

Knight Quest is a chess inspired runner coming later this month

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Knight Quest, the latest endeavour from Golden Bite Games is a chess inspired runner where you play as a Knight. It's coming to both iOS and Android later this month. It was previously known as Runnedrez where it impressed us last year. It's an interesting concept to blend chess with a runner that sees enemies trying to stop you who are bound by their chess rules. A bishop will only be able to catch you on a diagonal whereas a queen will be a threat from multiple angles at presumably any range. By the looks of the trailer, it will still be turned based with the enemies moving after you've chosen where you're going next. ... [MORE]

Warhammer Combat Cards draws on the entire breadth of the 40,000 universe

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Warhammer Combat Cards is a mobile adaptation of the classic card game known as Citadel Combat Cards. Well Played Games and Flaregames’ ambitious card battler is set in the war-ravaged universe of Warhammer 40,000, and it’s available now for iOS and Android. Games Workshop's cult card game has remained popular among Warhammer fans ever since its release in the late 80s. It focuses on the eternal conflict at the heart of the 40k universe, and it features many recognisable characters and ideas that would go on to inspire other titles in the genre. ... [MORE]

Astral Chronicles announces crossover event with Law of Creation

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The popular JRPG Astral Chronicles has today announced an intriguing crossover event with its predecessor, Law of Creation. When next you log in, you’ll find fan-favourite character Pandora ready and waiting to join your crew and take on the forces of evil. Pandora is notable for her independent alternating personalities and immense magical powers. Now in her final weapon form, she makes her grand appearance to the Astral Realm today. And from August 19th to August 27th, you’ll be able to collect her limited-edition bridal dress. Check that out in the pic below. ... [MORE]

Lords Watch is a tower defence RPG for Android coming later this month

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Lords Watch is an upcoming tower defence RPG from Enjoy Game. It's set to be released on Android later this month. Though no specific release date has been given as of yet. In Lords Watch you will be tasked with defending your homeland against a horde of demons with a variety of heroes. So, pretty much the usual tower defence type setup. Although rather than the usual towers you will instead have a variety of different heroes to choose from. It appears that they can be levelled up into more powerful versions with a tier-based system also seemingly in place too. ... [MORE]

Angry Birds Go! Turbo Edition is exclusive to cloud gaming service Hatch, available now

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Hatch, the cloud gaming service designed for mobiles, launched last year in the UK and now they're bringing Angry Birds Go! Turbo Edition exclusively to their app. This makes it the second Hatch Original after Arkanoid Rising. It's available now but you will need to have a Hatch premium subscription to play it. Angry Birds Go! Turbo Edition is a reworking of an existing game, as you've probably guessed from the name. The original Angry Birds Go! launched in 2013. It was a kart racer spin-off to the popular bird flinging franchise, which we thought was a tad underwhelming. ... [MORE]

Romancing Saga 3 enters final stages of development

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The remastered version of popular JRPG Romancing Saga 3 has now entered the final stages of development. A tweet from series director Akitoshi Kawazu has confirmed that small adjustments are still being made and that we should look for more info come Tokyo Game Show 2019, which is set to run from September 12th to September 15th. If Google Translate is to be believed, Kawazu states that the team aims to keep the remastered version as close to the original as possible in terms of content, meaning no significant changes, overhauls, or additions. In terms of what changes are being made, we know the remaster will tidy up the visuals, include a New Game Plus mode, and add never-seen-before dungeons to delve into and scenarios to play through. ... [MORE]