Chernobylite: Preserving the Zone

Chernobylite is an upcoming sci-fi survival horror RPG set in the hyper-realistic, 3D scanned wasteland of Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone, originating from a deeply personal experience for Polish developers Farm 51. In the Spring of 1986, during...

Dragon Age 2 remains the boldest of BioWare’s RPGs Hawke using magic

Dragon Age 2 review, which proved to be pretty contentious, but I've definitely come over to Rich's side here. For all its flaws, it's a singular BioWare RPG, and the stuff it nails is far more...

Kynseed could be the next Stardew Valley, but with gods that can curse your harvest A screenshot of a green meadow with a character who is fishing.

Kynseed is an RPG about growing up, getting old, and dying, which is quite ironic since it feels like the game has been on Steam in various builds since forever. It actually first appeared on Steam...

Unpacking Returnal’s UX design: Gameplay-first UI, retro-futuristic tech, and accessibility

My name is Johannes Koski and I’m the UI/UX Director of Returnal here at Housemarque. My role in the project has been both taking part in the design and overseeing and supporting the work done by...

Creating the Atmospheric In Rays of the Light

In Rays of the Light is a remake and reimagining of the original 2012 indie game The Light. The initial project was a “test of the pen,” which marked the beginning of my journey in the...

The best settings for Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition best settings

new mid-range and high-end PC Gamer test rigs, that's Mellow Yellow and Hot Pink, to give them their full titles. That's because our representative budget machine, the Arctic Stealth (it's white and eschews RGB), is only...

This indie developer spent 6 years sculpting a game from 5,000 pieces of paper Papetura

Papetura is a point-and-click adventure game made entirely out of physical, real paper. It's a project six years in the making and developer Tomasz Ostafun cut and glued together every character, item, and location in the...

Adventure Game The Wardrobe Arrives on Xbox One

Our passion for adventure games precedes everything. When we decided to develop The Wardrobe, we had the goal of making a video game that could draw inspiration from the masterpieces of the genre, such as Monkey...

Hunter’s Arena: Legends Closed Beta coming to PS5

Get ready, Hunters! This is Mantisco and we are excited to announce our closed beta for Hunter’s Arena on PS5 and PS4 on May 14. Hunter’s Arena, a new era of Battle Royale For those of...

Dinosaurs are trying to murder you in this stylish tribute to the golden age of survival horror A man backs away from a dinosaur

right now for free via Itch. It's rough around the edges, and the slightly twitchy tank controls take some getting used to, but it's worth a look if, like me, you have a particular nostalgia for...