Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous gets its first screenshots, Kickstarter soon

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Fans of the long-run tabletop series from Paizo, Pathfinder, is up to get its very first CRPG game, Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous from Owlcat Games. The developer has revealed that their game will be launching a Kickstarter campaign on February 4th, 2020. 

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Guardians of the Rose Heads to Kickstarter

If you’ve ever wanted to go on a tale of adventure with companions and an attempt to stop the great witches to free a kingdom, this game is your choice for the taking. As a member of the Royal Guard, a freshly inducted member that is, you are part of the magic keepers of the king. As you begin, you’ll discover corruption within the Royal Guard as the witches have now tainted them to their needs. As you begin your adventure, your chance is to attempt to overthrow the witches curse that has enslaved the kingdom while taking on giants, river spirits, dragons and more.

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For those wondering about the play style, the game is one that is open-ended in its adventure, one that allows players to explore whatever direction they wish and even choosing the progress to the storyline at, which they prefer. Luckily quests aren’t to feel like errand boy quests, but instead offer players a feel of accomplishment once completed. As players get their story underway, the choice is theirs between good, bad, and evil to influence a players ending. Driven like any, the game takes the familiar turn of graphical prowess and gameplay mechanics of titles like The Legend of Zelda, Gauntlet, and elements from the famed The Elder Scrolls Franchise.

Along with the inspiration from classic books and stories the games style was inspired by old school Arcade games that I would play as a kid at Pizza Hut and the local bowling Alley.

Guardians of the Rose Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/broc/guardians-of-the-rose-story-driven-2d-action-rpg

This game will be available on PC, Mac, Linux, PS4, Xbox One with the possibility of others.


About the Writer:

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Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over on TwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.

BlankMediaGames Turns PC Game Town of Salem into a Card Game

If you are familiar with Town of Salem, you already know what it’s about, and the fact it’s a premiere social deduction online game. With that bit of an idea of what it is, the game released in December of 2014 thanks to its Kickstarter backers.

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The developer has announced that Town of Salem is now getting a card game that will take players back to the days of the Salem Witch Trials era. This game is about deceiving friends as well as those playing with you. Starting back on April 26th, BlankMediaGames has announced they are seeking continued funding as the game has passed $131,007 with only having had a $10,000 goal. You can be rest assured this is a game that will deserve the attention it gets.

As players are assigned a random role, some players will also obtain some of these with unique abilities. While players are able to heal, attack or even investigate players. As players get their game underway, they will find themselves fighting for survival while throwing accusations at one another. As players do play, they will find someone going to the noose for the hanging. As players find nightfall coming down on their characters, the Mafia will conspire in order to kill off the towns leaders while the Witches hexes hitting unsuspecting players, and in turn? Players will find the townsfolk looking to eliminate the evil forces that are running their town a muck. The game will feature 40 cards that include 11 unique Town cards, 5 unique Mafia cards, and 6 Neutral Cards that players will find themselves using. Will you  be able to use them all during your time?

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For those looking to back the game, players will find themselves with tiers at the “Pilgrim”, the “Mafia, and the “Serial Killer” levels. So lets take a look at what each of these tiers comes with:

  • The Pilgrim – For $20 you get one copy of the card game.
  • The Mafia – $65 gets you 2 copies of the game, along with 2 NSFW packs (adult supervision advised).
  • The Serial Killer – $500 gets you one copy of the party game, a NSFW pack, an extra copy of the game and NSFW pack signed by the creators, and finally the creators will each hand draw a custom card for you.

For those who back the game, they will find themselves at home with a copy of free bonus digital awards that don’t add to the physical game cost. This includes in-game currencies (Town Points), in-game icons, four titles, and exclusive characters as well as achievements. With their game having been funded, the new stretch goals have been initiated through their Kickstarter.  For those that back it, the first goal will unlock more cards to the NSFW pack. For more information and the capability to check of Town of Salem, head on over to the official website: www.blankmediagames.com/TownOfSalem


About the Writer:

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Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over on TwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.

John Romero and Adrian Carmack’s Blackroom Now On Kickstarter

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If you were wondering what these two legends of the FPS genre have been up to, their game is now up on Kickstarter and it’s looking to be backed by the fans. The game will be DRM Free + Steam for Win/MAC, while it looks to release in Winter 2017 and will have a 10 hour campaign featuring leaderboard challenge mods, along with co-op, 1-on-1 Deathmatch, Arena mode, and will have 6 built in maps along with community maps to help expand the multiplayer.

They have also openly stated the game will return to the era of being fully moddable, will run dedicated servers, and will allow for players to create maps. This definitely sounds like a throwback to their days at id Software with DOOM and Quake. The title takes place at the world’s leading tech companies, HOXAR.  HOXAR has created a technology that allows people to be anywhere at any time. Sounds fun right? But what if this meant your world was a fully-realized holographic world that was indistinguishable from reality and took place inside of a giant black room? That’s where BLACKROOM comes into play. The title will allow players to dive into a world where military and police organizations train their specialists to fight against the horrors of war and urban terror through this device.

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The technology has even gained favor among commercial clients have lined up to develop HoloSims that look to terrify adults while amusing children with delight. However, what would happen if the simulations began to become twisted and warp into each other? This is where something darker, more sinister comes to play, and you take the role of Dr. Santiage Sonora, Chief hNode Engineer at Hoxar who seeks to stop this trouble from worsening. With having leading-edge Predictive Memory technology showing that troubling anomalies can blend into the real world with the virtual, you’ve been sent in with both Boxel and your gun to investigate. This is also where you learn that what happens in the BLACKROOM is no longer just fun and games. It’s what nightmares are made of and you’ll be fighting your way through dangerous simulations that may just cripple your mind in the process.

If you are looking to back the game you can head over to the official BLACKROOM Kickstarter that both Adrian and John started to give their game some support so that it can be developed and worked on. As stated, the game is slated for a 2018 release window if the Kickstarter succeeds. Stay tuned for more coverage.

Harebrained Schemes’ Upcoming Battletech Game Has Four Days Left on Kickstarter

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You may recall Harebrained Schemes as one of those companies that seems to do cRPG titles the way they are meant to be done; true to the story, true to the vision they were based upon, and perfectly executed. This is a tradition they seek to continue on with by developing Battletech.

With only four days left to go on their groundbreaking Kickstarter campaign, you don’t have to imagine that they’ve raised over $1 million USD in the first 24 hours, and now Harebrained Schemes is close to reaching the $2.5 million USD mark which will give fans the highly anticipated PvP Multiplayer game. To be honest? This will be an interesting approach for the company since they are renowned for their story driven titles such as Shadowrun: Hong Kong. Their approach to co-funding through Kickstarter shows that the fans are loyal and truly interested in their games. This tactic has also proven quite beneficial both to fans and the company alike.

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As part of its Backer Missions, co-directors Jordan, Mitch and Mike will host an ALCOHOL-INFUSED LIVESTREAM on Monday November 2nd, beginning at 6pm GMT/11am PST. Make sure to turn in with us to see the future of this title.


About the Writer:

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Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over onTwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.

Ashen Rift Heads to PAX East and the Kickstarter Adds New Stretch Goals

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You may remember earlier this year I wrote passionately about a game that spoke volumes to me called Ashen Rift. Unfortunately when I wrote about it back then the game didn’t get the funding needs it required, which to me whispered a silent and deadly fate of the game. After all that is what happens to most seemingly failed Kickstarters.

After reaching out to Pyroclastic Entertainment, Inc. on a whim. We learned that the game is still very much alive, and recently passed its goals to head to PAX East where the game will debut at a rather large event. With this news has come hope to see an adventure about a man and his dog surviving a deadly world is still going to come true. With no idea of a solid release yet, one thing is for certain, the game will be one to look forwards to when it launches on PC. To find out more about this game head on over to the official website here to find out more about Ashen Rift.

Our Take:

It’s rare that I’ll take the time outside of an article in order to do an our take regarding upcoming titles or what is in the works. With the news of Ashen Rift, it isn’t odd to say that I am doing one of these. Ashen Rift  has been a game that has seemingly gone quiet for weeks to months on end after its Kickstarter didn’t pass by its expectations and funding requirements, but all that silence has proven one thing: Ashen Rift lives on and we can’t wait to see if it’s still in development for PS4, PC, and Linux.


About the Writer:

dustin_batgr_prof

Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over onTwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.

Lillith Ltd Cancels Allison Road Kickstater, Partners with Studio Behind Worms

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If you’re like me, you’ve been watching Allison Road quite closely. It’s the game that could truly set itself up to be the successor to Konami’s canceled project Silent Hills, which made their demo “P.T.” one of the worlds most mentioned, favored, and most in-demand game to date.

With this partnership, Allison Road’s developer; Lillith Studios; announces that they will now be able to become 100% committed to their title, but also gives their team a chance to work with all their attention dedicated to their game. With this announcement we’ve also come to find out that many of the Kickstarter backer rewards are being worked on in the background as can be read below from their official Kickstarter note.

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“Working with Team17 will give us the chance to make our game unhindered creatively, but at the same time will give us the resources, support and experience that only a 25 year old studio can give.

For all of you that have pledged already for in game rewards, we absolutely promise you that we will look at ways outside of Kickstarter that will allow you to be involved in the game at a later date.”

For the full breakdown you can visit the Kickstarter Page on what’s going on.


About the Writer:

dustin_batgr_prof

Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over onTwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.

P.T. Successor Allison Road Officially Launches on Kickstater

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There’s no doubt I have a deep love for horror games. They are sick, brutal, and most of the time they could require a special kind of screwed up to enjoy and find the beauty of a carefully crafted masterpiece. This was what made Guillermo Del Toro and Hideo Kojima’s lovechild Silent Hills/P.T. such a smash hit. The game was disgusting, it was disturbing, it was beautiful, and in every way – it ultimately screwed with your head. After a year? The game was abruptly cancelled as news of Hideo Kojima leaving Konami after Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain had surfaced. This also meant the end of many of the upcoming franchises we know and loved.

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Rising from the ashes like a phoenix comes Allison Road, a game that seeks to disturb you, screw with you, and ultimately make you crap your pants if you hadn’t already. In the trailer for the Kickstarter, we learn that players will take on the role of an unnamed protagonist whom has woken up one day and has somehow managed to have amnesia regarding their past. The player will be subjected to surviving five nights while trying to uncover the idea of what is happening or what has happened to your family, solve the mysteries behind the house, and take on the dark forces that are there included a named one known as “Lily”.

While trying to survive, players will be stuck within a house that has a clock that is always ticking towards the time 3:00am. To any that know? 3:00am is considered the Devils Hour, the Witching Hour or what have you. The question is? What is following you, what is stalking you within the dark? Can you tell what is real and what is not? This is where the single-player campaign will take place; your British townhouse.

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At the original time of development, Allison Road was being developed by a one man team and has since grown to a six individuals who are truly passionate and in love with the project they are on. In their hopes for making an experience that is unforgettable the team at Lilith Ltd. has reached out for community support on Kickstarter in hopes to bring this P.T. successor to life. So how can you help? As of today you can head to the official Allison Road Kickstater page and pledge an undisclosed amount in hopes to see the game launch. If goals are met, Allison Road is expected to launch in 2016 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. VR support out of PC has not been stated, but we certainly hope it comes to consoles.



About the Writer:

dustin_batgr_prof

Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over onTwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.