Developer interview: Dark Moonlight

After wrapping up Resident Evil Village, we’re already looking forward to our next horror experience. Dark Moonlight is currently being developed by Silent Bear Studio and will be published by Black Rose Projects, and it’s a survival horror that features a protagonist with mental health issues whose treatment is the start of a descent into a horrifying new reality. We got in touch with Grzegorz Misztal, the team lead for Black Rose Projects who is working on the game – here’s what we found out. Continue reading “Developer interview: Dark Moonlight”

A Gamescom 2021 preview with Indie Arena Booth

2021 is the second year in a row where most major trade shows have been canceled, at least in their physical form. While Gamescom 2021 was originally going ahead with a hybrid format, they’ve recently announced they’re scrapping the physical portion of this year’s event. Covid-wise things might be looking better at the end of August, but with so much uncertainty and the long preparation that exhibitors have before these shows, it seems like a sensible decision. But with a digital-only show to look forward to, what can we expect? We got in touch with Valentina Birke from Super Crowd, project manager for the Indie Arena Booth – which won the 2019 Gamescom ‘booth of the year’ award and pioneered a digital platform for the 2020 edition. What followed were some unique insights into the birth and future of their digital indie game platform. Continue reading “A Gamescom 2021 preview with Indie Arena Booth”

Indie roundup: Death Crown, Rift Racoon & The Hand of Merlin

Smaller studios and publishers continue to delight us with interesting titles to play and enjoy, and we’re checking out three more today. Death Crown from Co5monaut, Eastasiasoft’s Rift Racoon and the PC-exclusive The Hand of Merlin are all featured. Continue reading “Indie roundup: Death Crown, Rift Racoon & The Hand of Merlin”

Release roundup: Pathfinder – Wrath of the Righteous, Distant Kingdoms & Railway Empire Japan

Time for a closer look at two upcoming games and an unexpected DLC launch – we’re looking at Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, Distant Kingdoms and new the Japan DLC for Railway Empire. Continue reading “Release roundup: Pathfinder – Wrath of the Righteous, Distant Kingdoms & Railway Empire Japan”