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"Stranded Sails" Signature Edition Starts Taking Pre-Orders
Merge Games have announced the Signature Edition of Stranded Sails – Explorers of the Cursed Islands is now available for pre-order Along with a physical copy of the game for either PS4 or Nintendo Switch, you'll bet getting a bevy of special edition products including an art book, pins, and a treasure map You can[...]
Sparklite at GDC
credit// Merge Games Red Blue Games' Sparklite is a brawler-adventure with procedural world generation, but its classic influences are pretty obvious even at first glance The game's rogue-like level map generation, and sardonic humor set it apart as a fully modern invention, but the top-down isometric view, world-building, and art style are clearly reminiscent of early[...]
Buildings Have Feelings Too at GDC
credit// Merge Games Merge Games' and Blackstaff Games' Buildings Have Feelings Too is a real-time city builder with a twist In this game, buildings cam walk and talk to each other, each has its own aspirations, fears, and desires. The official game description reads: Players must grow their city whilst making sure the individual buildings thrive, or risk them[...]
Buildings Have Feelings Too Gets a New Summer Release Trailer
The game will be coming out for the PS4, Switch, and Xbox One later this Summer, but for now, enjoy the full description and trailer. credit//Merge Games Imagine a city where buildings can walk and talk to one other Each one has its own aspirations, hope and fears Most of the time they're just trying to get[...]
We Preview Aragami: Shadow Edition at PAX West
At PAX West, we also get to see games that are already out that are headed to new systems, like Aragami: Shadow Edition from Merge Games The original is already out on Steam and has been doing okay for the past couple years, but it appears this special edition was called up by Nintendo to be[...]
The Cutest Lil' Dungeons Crawler in All of PAX West was Sparklite
Another title from Merge Games, this one puts you in the shoes of a go-getting adventurer named Ada who is also a badass engineer who comes up with a series of tools to help explore dungeons and vast lands to vanquish enemies in her wake and collect treasures and goods The game is fast-paced and[...]
We Learned at PAX West That, Indeed, Buildings Have Feelings Too
Literally. credit//Merge Games You befriend buildings and move them around, get people to take up residence or jobs inside them so they work well, manage all of the issues like cost and value and pollution that may be plaguing your area, and ultimately try to make the place as nice as possible. Buildings Have Feelings Too is supposed to come[...]
Trailer: Here's Everything You Need to Know About Moonlighter
People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was found near the excavation site – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure. Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin – revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that[...]
Revisiting Crimson Keep and All Of Its Perils at PAX East
Flash-forward eight months and here we are at PAX East checking out an improved demo of the title from Merge Games The game puts you in the position of a faceless dungeon slayer who is running around in first-person mode with a sword and some magic skills looking to slay anything and everything in your[...]
There's Only So Much Health In 'Crimson Keep' At PAX West
The second of two titles I got to try out from Merge Games at PAX West was Crimson Keep This is a cool little adventure game that goes back to the old school way of dungeon crawling First-person, single weapon, no map, and the best of luck to you getting through it I wasn't given[...]
The Mysterious Horrors Of 'The Long Reach' At PAX West
Merge Games popped into PAX West with a few different titles this year, the first of two I got to try out was The Long Reach The game is a mesh of genres wrapped up in a pixel art world, as they mix sci-fi, adventure, story crafting, and horror all into a single title[...]