Dear Villagers

the-forgotten-city-has-revealed-a-july-release-window-and-new-quest-trailer Rock,Paper,Shotgun

The Forgotten City has revealed a July release window and new quest trailer

Giant Skyrim mod turned standalone game The Forgotten City has shown off another questing trailer to walk you through its ancient history mystery. The game still looks quite nice, and the new walkthrough is narrated by voice actor Steven Kelly, who’ll tell you all about sneaking into a shrine to Diana to nick her bow. That’s just one of the capers you’ll get up to when The Forgotten City launches this July, the developers have announced. Read more

skyrim-mod-the-forgotten-city-will-be-released-as-a-standalone-game-this-summer VG247

Skyrim mod The Forgotten City will be released as a standalone game this summer

By Stephany Nunneley 14 April 2021 20:48 GMT The Forgotten City, based on the award-winning Skyrim mod, is coming to multiple platforms this summer.The Forgotten City is a mature narrative-driven game and a re-imagining of the critically acclaimed mod that won a national Writers’ Guild award and racked up over 3 million downloads.In the game, you are trapped in a secret underground city set during the reign of the Roman Empire. Here, 23 lost souls cling to life.Watch on YouTubeHere’s the synopsis of the game developed by Modern Storyteller:In this precarious utopia, if one person breaks the mysterious Golden Rule, everyone…

edge-of-eternity-is-getting-a-full-launch-and-complete-story-this-summer Rock,Paper,Shotgun

Edge Of Eternity is getting a full launch and complete story this summer

Lovely-looking RPG Edge Of Eternity has been battling its way through early access for over two years now and the quest has nearly come to an end. After two years of releasing more chapters of the story and other game updates, Midgar Studio have announced that Edge Of Eternity will launch in full on June 8th with its final two chapters to cap the game off for real. Read more

edge-of-eternity-leaves-early-access-this-june,-coming-to-consoles-and-game-pass-in-q4 VG247

Edge of Eternity leaves Early Access this June, coming to consoles and Game Pass in Q4

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 20:20 GMT Developer Midgard Studio and publisher Dear Villagers today announced that, after two years in Steam Early Access, JRPG Edge o Eternity will release on PC on June 8.Edge of Eternity will be released with a large launch update that adds 20 hours of additional gameplay and brings the game’s story to an end.To celebrate the announcement the game will be available at a discount on Steam until April 13 and will be 33% off.The game was also announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S today. It’ll arrive on the new-gen…

astria-ascending-is-a-lovely-looking-rpg-with-some-final-fantasy-talent Rock,Paper,Shotgun

Astria Ascending is a lovely-looking RPG with some Final Fantasy talent

Newly announced Astria Ascending sure looks pretty, but that doesn’t mean its world doesn’t need saving. As you do when your fantasy land is being threatened by big bads, Astria developers Artisan Studio have assembled a squad of heroes. Their upcoming turn-based RPG features development talent of Final Fantasy fame to help bring its world together. You can catch more of Astria Ascending down here in its new announcement trailer. Read more

astria-ascending-is-a-hand-drawn-jrpg-coming-to-pc-and-consoles VG247

Astria Ascending is a hand-drawn JRPG coming to PC and consoles

During the ID@Xbox Twitch gaming showcase, Artisan Studios revealed the trailer for their newest project: the hand-drawn JRPG Astria Ascending.Astria Ascending was developed in partnership with publisher Dear Villagers and features contributions from JRPG developers, with a score by Hitoshi Sakimoto (Final Fantasy 12, Vagrant Story), narrative by Kazushige Nojima (Final Fantasy 10, Final Fantasy 7 Remake), and art from CyDesignation (Akihiko Yoshida and Hideo Minaba).The game is set in a world where chaos looms, and finds you taking control of the Demigods. This crew of eight heroes is charged with the fate of the world. Each character has their own story, explored…

Have You Played… A Normal Lost Phone?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Have you ever found a lost phone? If you’re not a complete wrong ‘un your first instinct was likely to find some way to reunite it with it’s owner. But there’s another urge, bubbling away just under the surface of your otherwise squeaky clean sense of morality. It’s okay, you can admit it: You sort of wanted to take a peek. It’s only natural. (more…)

scourgebringer-slashes-and-dashes-out-of-early-access-this-month Rock,Paper,Shotgun

Scourgebringer slashes and dashes out of early access this month

Oh, we didn’t forget about you, Scourgebringer. After seven months of hacking and slashing and gravity-defying leaps in the bowels of an otherworldly labyrinth, Khyra is aiming her sword straight at a release date later this month. This week’s new trailer may claim “the ordeal is coming to an end”, but I reckon the bloodshed is just waiting to be cranked into full gear. (more…)