Today we have the happy news to give that both the digital and phsycal versions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World from ININ Games and STUDIOARTDINK will be coming west on May 28th 2021.
The retail editions for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 will be available for €39.99 / $39.99 / £34.99 and include the original Monster World IV exclusively.
I would like to point out there will be a Steam version, however that will be coming a month later on June 29th.
Limited and exclusive physical editions
Three limited editions for Switch and PS4 can exclusively be pre-ordered at Strictly Limited Games. All three editions include the original Monster World IV:
The Limited Edition is available for €39.99 and includes exclusive color manual & reversible box art.
The Collector’s Edition includes terrific items like the Monster World Map, 2x soundtrack (Original & Remix), Artbook, a Squishy Ball Pepelogoo and more (€99.99).
The Mega Collector’s Edition celebrates the origins of the game and includes everything from the CE and even more fantastic items like the Asha and Pepelogoo Figurine (18cm / 7.1″), Asha Pixel Pin, a Vinyl Sticker for your console and more (€179.99).
One of the newest games coming from my friends over at ININ games and Raw Fury you can pre-order Star Renegades physical limited and collectors edition over at Store / Pre-Order Link
Star Renegade is a rouge-lite strategy RPG where you are tossed into the middle of a war interplanetary war against The Imperium, a force that wants to rule the galaxy. The follow comes straight from the press release itself.
The game comes with a fast-paced, tactical, turn-based, timeline battle system that offers a variety of options and strategies to bring the opponents to their knees! The more the game progresses, the stronger the squad becomes. Players can unlock, trade and upgrade the rebels with tons of weapons, loot, and gear. But defeating the enemies will not be a piece of cake! Strategy and experimentation are required to beat the opponents and save the universe! These moments of success will reward the player, as well as the beautiful look of the game. Star Renegades features a pretty pixel style, the journey through the planets and the varied, challenging battles are accompanied by superior sound design and an awesome synth-wave composition.
Fast-paced tactical turn-based timeline battle system
Hauntingly beautiful landscapes and ruins
Pretty pixel art style
Procedurally generated dungeons
Unique enemies and bosses
Epic synth-wave compositions and excellent sound design
As you can see the game itself seems to have a lot of things to go through and replay value as the procedurally generated dungeons can usually make for a reason to dive back in for multiple play throughs. As a fan of rogue-lite and RPGs I am actually curious to see how this one turns out. Best wishes and may the gaming gods bring you glory.
For $10 you can support a new author and check out his first book, in paper back. Stay tuned for my review, and possibly an interview. Thank you for the continued support. Best wishes and may the gaming gods bring you glory.
This is one of my proudest post to have ever written if I am being 100% honest. Our own writer, and possibly the best friend I have ever had, @torstenvblog will soon be releasing his first book, The Flies Inside. It will be up for pre-order soon on the Barnes and Nobles website and cost $9.99.(It is a physical release) Which is funny because until today I did not know the full title, that is how kept in the dark I was.
Cat is a personal friend of Torsten, and I think it is pretty cool that from the bottom up this entire process was completed by friends just working their way into getting started. Obviously this was just a quick post to let everyone know it was coming, and I do have plans to follow up when those pre-orders go live and I will have a full review shortly after release.
I am told its a sort of Horror/mystery deal by a friend that has read an earlier draft but the author described it as more of a horror/dark drama. It seems like an intriguing combo, and knowing he wrote this for his father that he lost last year it makes sense. They bonded a lot when he was a kid over horror movies and comics, and this has really colored his writing style. His father whom we affectionally called Duke was a good man, one you couldn’t help but love and respect. Where ever he is I know he is as proud of him as I am. May the gaming gods smile upon you all, and please consider supporting one of our very own when the time comes.
From Blowfish Studios and developer PixFroze comes Base One, a hardcore survival space station simulator. Coming to PC, PS4/5 Xbox one/series X and Nintendo switch this one will test your ability to build,take care of and save your people.
The game seems to have everything you would expect from a story driven game such as this. Not only will you be juggling things such as good and oxygen etc. But powerful and special interest groups will be around wanting you to look out for them and their best interest. PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in Q2 2021 for $24.99 USD / €22.49 / £19.99 with English voice-over alongside French, German, Spanish, and Russian text language options.
Honestly it isn’t often I am this excited for a game like this,but this one has me waiting pretty anxiously. Best wishes and may the gaming gods bring you glory.
Set in the 90s,Kathy Raintells the story of a strong-willed journalism major who must come to terms with her troubled past as she investigates the mysterious death of her recently departed grandfather. Armed with her motorcycle, a pack of cigs, and a notepad, Kathy delves into a local mystery surrounding her hometown that will take her on a harrowing journey of emotional and personal turmoil.
As she follows the trail of clues left by her grandfather, questions emerge: What was Joseph Rain really looking for that night all those years ago? What turned him into a mere shell of a man, confined to a wheelchair? What secret did a suicidal young artist take with her to the grave, and why are so many people in Conwell Springs going mad? The truth is dark, sinister, and yours to uncover…
New toKathy Rain: Director’s Cut:
Expanded narrative, additional plotlines, and an extended ending giving new dimension to beloved characters.
Remixed soundtrack with fresh tunes for the new chapters.
Several unlockable motorcycle paint jobs to personalize your beloved Katmobile.
Enlarged game environments to fill up the entire screen without black bars on the sides.
It’s that time again for ININ games to release another flashback collection with Turrican Flashback. This one brings you four full games with Turrican 1,2, Super Turrican and Mega Turrican in all its glory on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
These go all the way back to the Commodore Amiga tho they did get released on the Mega Drive and Super Nintendo later. At the time this game was known for an amazing soundtrack and I for one can not wait until I can experience it as I was a little young for its original release. Enjoy the trailer and until the release on January 29th may the gaming gods being you glory.
Sword of the Necromancer is another upcoming action roguelite, this one releasing on January 28th, for the PS4,Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. This one however has a twist, as you attempt to bring someone back from the dead you can being your vanquished foes back to life in order to join your fight to gain enough power to make it to the end. Check out the trailer, and may the gaming gods being you glory.
This is my first post in awhile personally, and there are a few reasons for that I won’t bore you guys with. Long story short I had a mild health issue that involved a ton of test that thankfully ended with me NOT having cancer. So big shout out to my friends for filling in where they could and you guys for your patience. (And apologise to anyone still waiting for any reviews)
With that out of the way, I managed to get a bit of time in with Wasteland 3 lately and I have to say I am amazed with how well this one plays. The PS4 version of Wasteland 2 is quite buggy as many people know and while 3 isn’t issue free they are minor and few and far between so far.
The game is graphically beautiful and the music amazingly sets the tone. The really big selling point tho is how well the game makes it known that your choices can and will come back to haunt you, and it really doesn’t stop you from doing messed up things. For example I killed a group of kids that I viewed as murderous traitors. At the time this seemed like a great idea, later when I had to deal with their psychotic parents tho, well it still seemed like a good idea but they pissed me off.
How you build your characters is also important. Don’t have someone that can deal with fixing machines and you may very well end up fighting extra turrets you didn’t want to deal with because you can’t shut them off. Nobody with an explosives skill? Be prepared to deal with mines and traps you can’t do anything about. It is however very hard to make a team that can do it all.
That being said the story so far is fun and I enjoy that I can mess with people during conversations. Best wishes and may the gaming gods being you glory.