All posts by Chris Aiken

Boyfriend Dungeon Slashes Through Its Kickstarter Goal, Proving Dating and Dungeons are Eternal — Black Nerd Problems

Is it wrong to pick up swords in a dungeon? Well, it seems that all is fair in love and war. In little more than a week, Kitfox Games’ Boyfriend Dungeon has more than doubled its Kickstarter goal. This begs the question…why hasn’t anyone created a Dungeon Crawling Dating Sim before? If you don’t know,…

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Gris Promises a Beautiful, Nonviolent Adventure; & Honestly, I Vibe With That — Black Nerd Problems

Last week, Barcelona-based studio Nomada Games and publisher Devolver Digital announced Gris, a beautiful platforming game. Coming to the Nintendo Switch and PC, it features some slick animation and watercolor visuals that do more than please the eye. Captivated by its beautiful trailer, I quickly searched for the game’s press release to find out…

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The Lion’s Song Arrives on Nintendo Switch in July – Paste Magazine

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Point-and-click adventure game The Lion’s Song is coming to the Nintendo Switch on July 10, Mi’pu’mi Games announced Wednesday. The narrative-driven game consists of four self-contained episodes, all taking place in 20th-century Austria. Each episode follows a different artist or scientist, with players helping these brilliant minds fight through issues like creative blocks and personal struggles.

Read on – https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/06/the-lions-song-arrives-on-the-nintendo-switch-in-j.html

PUBG Creators Drop Copyright Lawsuit Against Fortnite Studio – Paste Magazine

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The creators of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds were none too happy with seeing another studio seemingly “copy” their game, so much so that the PUBG Corporation filed a copyright lawsuit against Epic Games back in January because of their hit game Fortnite. However, that fight seems to be over. According to Bloomberg, PUBG Corporation sent a letter of withdrawal to Epic’s lawyers, marking the end of their lawsuit in South Korea.

Read on – https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/06/creators-of-pubg-drops-copyright-lawsuit-against-f.html

Episodic Tactical RPG City of the Shroud Headed to PC, Mac – Paste Magazine

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Looking for some tactical RPG action? Well, developer Abyssal Arts has you covered with their new game, City of the Shroud. Monday, the studio announced that City of the Shroud will arrive on PC and Mac via Steam on Aug. 9, with a planned release of the Definitive Edition on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One set for sometime in 2019.

Read on – https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/06/episodic-tactical-rpg-city-of-shroud-headed-to-pc.html

PUBG Mobile Adds First-Person Mode, Arcade Mode, Royale Pass – Paste Magazine

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PUBG Mobile adds first-person mode, Arcade mode, Royale Pass and more in its latest update. Big things are happening for those who play Playerunkown’s Battlegrounds on mobile. According to Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation, new updates are coming to the mobile version of the popular battle royale game, including a new first-person mode.

Read on – https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/06/pubg-mobile-adds-first-person-arcade-mode-royale-p.html

Mutant Year Zero Gets Gameplay Trailer, Preorder Bonuses – Paste Magazine

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Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden gets a new gameplay trailer, plus preorder bonuses for standard and deluxe editions. A couple of months ago, publisher Funcom and developer The Bearded Ladies announced that it was bringing the classic pen-and-paper role-playing game Mutant Year Zero to life with a video game adaptation called Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden. The game’s first teaser trailer showed off a post-apocalyptic world featuring a humanoid duck, pig and stone person fighting for survival against unknown forces. If that wasn’t enough to get you on board, today brings a brand new gameplay trailer, complete with a bunch of tactical RPG goodness.

Read on – https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/06/mutant-year-zero-drops-gameplay-trailer-reveals-pr.html

Downloads Reportedly Coming to PlayStation Now – Paste Magazine

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PlayStation Now is reportedly adding downloadable games this fall. In an apparent bid to compete with Microsoft’s popular digital rental service, Xbox Game Pass, Sony is reportedly making a major change to PlayStation Now. Kotaku U.K. reports that Sony’s streaming service is adding downloadable games sometime in late September.

Read on – https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/06/downloads-possibly-coming-to-playstation-now.html