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One Upon Light Cast An Impressive Shadow On The PS4, Soon PC Gamers Will Get To Experience It

Rising Star Games, a video game publisher renowned for bringing unique and diverse games to players everywhere, announced that One Upon Light will be coming to PC and Mac via Steam and selected digital e-tailers.

Winner of the IGF China “Best Game” Award 2013 and Famitsu’s Tokyo Game Show Indie Award 2014, One Upon Light features some of the most unique puzzle game mechanics encompassing light and shadow. Combined with a charming art style inspired by black and white cartoons, One Upon Light will delight the eye and entertain the brain. Continue reading One Upon Light Cast An Impressive Shadow On The PS4, Soon PC Gamers Will Get To Experience It

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BAFTA Winning Composer Jason Graves Is Bringing New Depth To Far Cry Primal

Two-time BAFTA winning composer Jason Graves has been announced as the composer of the original game soundtrack for Far Cry Primal, the next exciting chapter in the award-winning Far Cry franchise. Graves is renowned for his textural concept scores and cinematic orchestration on AAA titles such as Until Dawn, The Order: 1886, Evolve, Tomb Raider and Dead Space.

As a classically-trained composer and world percussionist, Graves created an entirely live organic score for Far Cry Primal, blending a diverse array of sounds from the natural environment and incorporating many animal effects into the score. Continue reading BAFTA Winning Composer Jason Graves Is Bringing New Depth To Far Cry Primal

Critically Acclaimed Viking Strategy RPG Banner Saga Ambushes PS4 & Xbox One

Stoic, an independent game dev company and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that the epic Viking RPG strategy game The Banner Saga launches on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for $19.99 / €19.99 /£15.99.

The Banner Saga, which launched to much critical acclaim on both PC and mobile devices has received several awards and nominations, including winner of the 2014 Geekie Awards for “Best Video Game”, winner of 2014 Game Developers Choice: “Best Debut” award, finalist placement for “Excellence in Visual Arts” category at the Independent Game Festival, 3 BAFTA Award Nominations, and winner of Pocket Gamer’s 2015 Best Adventure/RPG Game and Best Android Game of the Year. Continue reading Critically Acclaimed Viking Strategy RPG Banner Saga Ambushes PS4 & Xbox One

The Award Winning Rocket League Has Announced They’ll Be Playing On The Fields Of The Xbox One

Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, announced today that its popular ‘soccer-meets-driving’ hit, Rocket League, will officially arrive on Xbox One in February 2016 via the ID@Xbox self-publishing program. Fully optimized the Xbox One version of Rocket League will contain all the same features, upgrades, and content found in the PlayStation 4 and Steam versions, plus several significant additions — including two Xbox One-exclusive Battle-Cars, the Halo “HogSticker,” an alternate version of the famous Warthog Force Application Vehicle, and the Gears of War “Armadillo,” an Armored Personnel Carrier.

In addition to today’s Xbox One announcement, Rocket League also received top honors in The Game Awards, where it was nominated for Best Multiplayer Game, Best Independent Game, and Best Sports/Racing Game, and won for:

  • Best Independent Game
  • Best Sports/Racing Game

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Here’s A Rundown Of The Winners From This Year’s IndieCade Event

IndieCade, the premier international festival of independent games, honored the winners of the 2015 IndieCade Awards at an event last Thursday evening, during IndieCade Festival 2015 in Culver City. In addition, the annual ‘Choice Awards,’ which are voted on by the attending media, developers and audience, were also presented.

“This was our biggest and best IndieCade Festival ever and our amazing award winners reflect the incredible growth, creativity and diversity among indies that the Festival aims to foster,” said Stephanie Barish, chief executive officer, IndieCade. “Never before have independent developers been so critical to the health and success of the larger game industry, and we’re proud to celebrate and honor so many of the best the world has to offer.”

Details on the award winning games can be found online on the IndieCade website.

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Critically Acclaimed Fantasy RPG, Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition Is Out Now

Acclaimed RPG Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition is now available for PS4 and Xbox One, in retail stores and for download… discover a sneak peek at what awaits you in Larian Studios’ new hit RPG, with the launch trailer. Continue reading Critically Acclaimed Fantasy RPG, Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition Is Out Now