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Weird West Gameplay Developer Commentary Trailer

Indie publisher Devolver Digital broadcast their wacky annual event today. Weird West did not make an appearance during the stream itself, but they did hide a new trailer for it in their free Devolverland Expo promotional game, which was soon uploaded to YouTube as well. It's a feature trailer narrated by Raf Colantonio that offers an overview of the...

Wasteland 3 Fig Update #43: Beta Improvements

The Wasteland 3 backer beta ended last month. In a new Fig update published today, inXile unveiled some of the improvements they've made to the game since then based on backer feedback. The most notable of these is the much-requested addition of Wasteland 2-style alternate firing modes, now not just for automatic rifles but for all weapons. Furthermore,...

Interview with Baldur's Gate 3 lead systems designer Nick Pechenin at Rock Paper Shotgun

Rock Paper Shotgun have released a 50 minute video interview they conducted with Baldur's Gate 3 lead systems designer Nick Pechenin. As you might expect, it's a mechanics-centric interview that's mostly focused on Larian's adaptation of various 5th Edition D&D systems. The interview includes footage from last month's demo build and is split into...

Nacon Connect 2020: Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong & Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood

Nacon, the French publisher formerly known as Bigben Interactive, broadcast their Nacon Connect digital conference today. The very first game to appear was Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong, the "narrative RPG" from The Council developer Big Bad Wolf first announced last year. In Swansong, players will assume the roles of three different vampires in...

Matt Chat 453: Brian Heins on Tyranny

Matt Barton has finally uploaded the next episode of his interview with Obsidian designer Brian Heins. It starts out with some more discussion about The Outer Worlds, regarding the advantages of creating a relatively small game, before moving on as expected to Tyranny. In response to a question contributed by none other than George Ziets, Brian describes...

Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness Backer Beta Releaed

With the demise of the Pillars of Eternity series and even Owlcat's Pathfinder games adopting a turn-based combat mode, you could be excused for believing the era of the real-time-with-pause Infinity Engine throwback was over. But you'd be wrong, for there is another. Over two years after it was successfully Kickstarted and over five years since it...

Revolution: The Spark is an upcoming steampunk RPG set in an empire on the brink of revolution

Last month we spotted an upcoming game on Steam called Revolution: The Spark. It's an isometric RPG with turn-based combat, set in an alternate steampunk world in the capital of an empire on the brink of revolution. The developers are a team from Azerbaijan by the name of MOR/ANN Games, who also created a webcomic about the game world last year. They...

Knights of the Chalice 2 Kickstarter campaign concludes, Augury of Chaos module released to backers

Pierre Begue's Kickstarter campaign for Knights of the Chalice 2 successfully concluded yesterday, after 37 days of crunchy updates, combat videos and puzzle challenges. It managed to raise £38,034 from 838 backers, plus an additional $1,674 from our Codex fundraiser. Pierre wasted no time and sent out his backer surveys that same evening, allowing...

Colony Ship Update #45: The Armory

The latest Colony Ship development update gives us our first look at an area outside the game's starting town. The Armory is a pivotal location where the player character will discover a mysterious device that kicks off the main quest, and it'll eventually become your base of operations. However, before you can unlock the armory door you'll need to...

The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk releasing on August 27th

One of the upcoming titles that participated in the Steam Game Festival last month was Artefacts Studio's parodic French tactical RPG The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos. The game seems quite silly, but a number of our users who tried out the demo reported that its combat system and character building were actually pretty damn good. Yesterday...

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