Thunderful (@Thunderfulgames) and FuturLab (@FuturLab) revealed that their new action adventure rogue-lite game, IKARO Will Not Die, is in development for XBOX and PC. The game is a spiritual successor to the acclaimed Velocity series, which combines fast-paced shooting and puzzle-solving. Watch the thrilling trailer that premiered at the Xbox Partner Preview.
IKARO: Will Not Die is an all-new arcade action game from award-winning studio FuturLab. Experience maximum flow-state gameplay through an exhilarating blend of grav-surfing movement and martial arts combat in this spiritual successor to the acclaimed Velocity series.
As a spiritual successor to the critically acclaimed Velocity series, IKARO brings the pace and precision of those titles’ satisfying flow-state action into third-person while infusing an array of exciting new systems and mechanics.
IKARO rewards momentum, delivering satisfaction and style as players master the game’s unique systems. Surf through sci-fi environments and engage in spectacular combat encounters by chaining mind-blowing abilities together. FuturLab and Thunderful look forward to revealing more about IKARO’s distinctive combat system, unique abilities, and entrancing traversal soon.
“We’re thrilled to finally be able to share a sneak peek at our upcoming game, IKARO Will Not Die,” said FuturLab CEO, Kirsty Rigden, “As a spiritual successor to Velocity, fans will recognize motifs from the series, but with the style and sophistication of the combat and traversal systems dialed up 1000x. We can’t wait to share more further down the line.”
Blacknut Cloud Gaming (@Blacknut_Games) and SOEDESCO Publishing (@SOEDESCO) announced a new licensing partnership to bring 10 new games including Truck Driver, Defunct, Airoheart, Saint Kotar, and more to the Blacknut catalog.
Independent video game developer, publisher, and distributor SOEDESCO and cloud gaming content service provider Blacknut sign a new licensing partnership to bring a preliminary 10 new games to the Blacknut catalog in ongoing partnership.
Blacknut is the world's largest pure-player cloud game streaming content provider with over 1.7B addressable consumers through 30 distribution channels (B2C &B2B) and accessibility over 55 countries. Blacknut subscriptions allow for the creation of up to 5 different, simultaneously-accessible player profiles, including the option to activate a pin-protected junior gamer profile equipped with parental controls and access to a range of child and YA-friendly titles.
To play, users need simply to create and subscribe to a Blacknut and launch any game through a single click in the Blacknut app. The Blacknut library comprises over 600+ premium, curated video games that are cloud-streamed and playable on any compatible, connected device –including Smart TVs, tablets, smartphones, and PC computers with no additional hardware required.
Blacknut users can also sync up to 4 Bluetooth controllers to play against each other through co-op, party games, and multi-local content through a single account in addition to the Blacknut sub-profile capabilities.
The Mobius Machine is a side-scroller action platformer with dynamic combat and heavy emphasis on exploration. Explore an open interconnected world filled with brutal alien lifeforms and malfunctioning machines. Find your way through abandoned facilities and perilous environments, on the surface and in the depths of a vast world.
The Mobius Machine features
Explore Seamlessly - Choose your own path. Explore a complex open world, discovering it in your own way. Traverse the distinct areas in a seamless manner, with no loading screens between them.
Fight - Combat an array of deadly adversaries: the local fauna, infected colonists, and abandoned machines that once worked in the facilities.
Shoot Anywhere - Designed for both Gamepad or Mouse and Keyboard controls, run and jump around while shooting in any direction using a tight control system. You can have 2 weapons equipped at any time, and use them as you need.
Evolve - Acquire the gear that will make you more mobile and unlock new areas. Climb walls, dash, dive underwater, glide through the air, and evolve the way you interact with the world.
Upgrade your arsenal - Collect blueprints and craft new weapons and upgrades in order to fight more effectively.
In Go Home Annie you assume the role of Annie, a low level employee of the SCP Foundation, a covert organization meant to secure and contain anomalous entities and protect the general public from them. Working for the SCP’s Replication Division, you’re tasked with testing artificially developed paranormal events. You’ll have to solve puzzles, converse with anomalous entities and explore multiple paths to untangle the secrets behind the SCP’s Replication Division.
Why has an organization with the motto “Secure, Contain, Protect” created a division for replicating paranormal events and anomalous entities? Why are you tasked with repeatedly testing the same replicas, with a seemingly never changing outcome? You will need to make drastic decisions to uncover your true purpose and alter the course of your fate.
Go Home Annie Features
Twisted gameplay mechanics: Utilize existing and original anomalies to solve puzzles and navigate levels.
Explore every corner of the mysterious facility: from terrifying experiments, to loose subjects, no place in the Replication Division is completely safe.
An original take on the SCP Universe: If you’re familiar with the stories of the SCP Foundation, you might find Go Home Annie has made surprising changes to them. Besides the most popular ones, you will meet and interact with many hidden gems of the SCP Foundation Wiki.
Uncover the secrets behind a multitude of unexplained phenomena at the shadowy paranormal investigation outfit, the SCP Foundation, when Go Home Annie launches in 2024 on consoles and PC.
This Bed We Made is a third-person mystery game in which you play as a maid in a 1950s hotel and snoop around strangers' rooms to uncover their deadly secrets. Discover what links guests together in this tale of love, heartbreak and murder!
This Bed We Made invites you to become Sophie, a chambermaid in a hotel where every guest has a story to tell—and secrets to hide. Experience a rich narrative journey, filled with exploration, intricate puzzles, and choices that directly influence the story's progression. Will you be able to discover the secrets tucked away in each room and solve the mystery that links them?
Why This Bed We Made Is a Must-Experience Game
Tailored for an underserved yet passionate audience hungry for narrative depth, This Bed We Made delivers an intricate story featuring instantly lovable characters. Its voice performances, which earned the game the Best Vocal Performance award at MEGAMIGS 2022, complement intriguing puzzles that play a vital role in the evolving narrative, alongside emotionally charged decisions that lead to multiple endings. All of this unfolds against a backdrop of stunning visuals and a soundtrack that beautifully captures the Hitchcockian atmosphere.
Special Launch Day Offer
To thank early birds and long-time fans, an exclusive 15% discount will be available for the first week following the game's release.
This Bed We Made is available now on PC and PlayStation 5. Xbox Series X|S and PS4 versions are currently scheduled to release on December 13, 2023.
Will you uncover the mystery behind the broken mask? Complete puzzles and unlock new paths in a secret-filled school and flee Sister Madeline's religious summer camp in this Stealth Horror adventure. Don't get caught, or you will pay the ultimate price.
Welcome to Eagle Junior High School! You have been selected to participate in a religious summer camp that promised to be the ideal place to make friends and spend the summer. Upon your arrival though, you realize that the entire thing is a hoax and you get locked up in a dilapidated school guarded by an evil nun.
Evil Nun Features:
Hammer Time - Avoid Sister Madeline and her huge hammer
She Vented - Don’t get surprised when Madeline follows you into hard to reach places
Labyrinth of Possibilities - Explore the old school and unlock many new branching paths
Thoughts and Prayers - Use your head and solve puzzles to progress further
Fight or Flight - Play stealthily or booby trap the building and lure the Nun into them
Evil Nun: The Broken Mask will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC on December 7, 2023.