Nikola Tesla Inspired Horror Game ‘Close To The Sun’ Lands A May Release

Close To The Sun, a first person horror game from publisher Wired Productions and game studio Storm in a Teacup, arrives on PC May 2 on the Epic Games store. The title will also come out later this year on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Set in the 19th century where futurist Nikola Tesla chased his passion for changing the world, Close to the Sun finds gamers aboard a colossal vessel named the Helios. Though it was initially a craft aimed to further scientific research, it is now filled with a haunted atmosphere. The smell of rotting flesh as well as a sign that says “Quarantine” are just two signs that this vessel may not be a safe haven. Check out the trailer and tell us what you think!

Gamers who pre-purchase Close to the Sun on EpicGames.com will receive an exclusive, limited edition digital artbook.

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Handcrafted Adventure Mystery ‘Trüberbrook’ Readies For Steam And Console Debut

A game that claims to have the narrative echoes of Stranger Things, The X-Files, and Twin Peaks is not one to be ignored, and hopefully adventure game Trüberbrook lives up to its bold proclamations.

Gamers take on the role of Hans Tannhauser, an American scientist who wins a European vacation in the late 1960s. Initially enamored with the remote German village of Trüberbrook, Hans realizes that this sleepy environment holds a wealth of mystery and possible danger. 

Each scene in the game, according to the developers, were staged with actual physical lighting. The handcrafted nature of Trüberbrook is evident in the trailer, and considering the title achieved its Kickstarter goal of $200,000 in just 30 hours, this title should have a following.

Trüberbrook hits PC, Mac, and Linux on March 12, with an April 17th release on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One. Check out the trailer and tell us what you think!

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Karma System Is In Play With New ‘One Piece World Seeker’ Trailer

Most adventure games, whether it’s RPG or even brawler based, relay on the simple aesthetics of its action elements. If one wants a deeper experience, side missions as well as interactions with other characters is almost imperative. With the impending release One Piece: World Seeker, gamers will be able to immerse themselves with the game’s Karma System.

Playing as rubbery powerhouse Luffy, gamers can open different side quests based on their interactions with new characters as well as completing various quests. Such an open ended universe, along with the eye catching visuals of One Piece World Seeker, are just two of the reasons why I’m looking forward to playing this title.

One Piece World Seeker hits PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and team on March 15 via Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. A deluxe edition of the game (priced at $89.99) includes the game and the season pass content (this addition is separately priced at $29.99). Are you a fan of the One Piece video games? Feel free to comment below! 

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Hand Drawn RPG ‘Smoke and Sacrifice’ Hits Xbox One And PlayStation 4 In January

Smoke and Sacrifice, a collaboration between Solar Sail Games and publisher Curve Digital, hits Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on January 15, 2019.

The hand drawn, RPG driven game centers on Sachi, a mom who traverses the dangers and complexities of the Underworld after sacrificing her first born to the Sun Tree. From Stone Age to Steampunk, the weapons in the title are varied, along with the immersive world that Sachi encounters.

Smoke And Sacrifice is a one of a kind experience that we’re extremely proud to be a part of,” said Simon Byron, Publishing Director for Curve Digital. “Sachi’s plight and hunt for the truth is something that’s kept us gripped since the very start, and we’re elated to finally be able to reveal it’s coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.”

Are you excited for this release and have you already played Smoke And Sacrifice on PC or Nintendo Switch? Feel free to comment below!

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Action RPG Epic ‘God Eater 3’ Lands PlayStation 4 and PC Release In February

God Eater 3, the latest installment of the successful action RPG series, hits PlayStation 4 and PC on February 8.

The storyline centers on an Earth that is seemingly beyond saving due to the destruction of beasts known as Aragami. It’s up to a group of heroes known as God Eaters to save humanity and vanquish these monsters. The only way to defeat the Aragami is by taking them on with God Arcs, special weapons that are designed to help the God Eaters complete their mission. The game will also support English and Japanese audio, which is a first for the franchise. The new God Eater 3 trailer shows the various weapons (they’re called God Arcs) the heroes employ during their battles.

Are you a fan of the God Eater series? Check out the trailer below and tell us what you think!

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Social RPG Adventure ‘Grimmwood’ Lands PC Release In August

Working together, in a world filled with competition, is a rare thing indeed, and the new PC game Grimmwood hopes to elevate the social mulitiplayer RPG experience. The game has players defend their village with up to 30 strangers amidst a mystical and unforgiving forest. With monster hordes attempting to eliminate humans from the environment, gamers must band together to survive this hellish experience.

The title, which hit Open Beta in early May, had more than 20,000 players experiences the game’s punishing “Blitz Mode,” where surviving on a daily basis may be a herculean task. Social chat and interaction are available in Grimmwood’s universe, and players, if they choose, can also end up double crossing their fellow villagers or voting out citizens who aren’t contributing to the overall experience.

A collaboration between Headup Games and Big Moustache Games, Grimmwood hits PC on August 2nd. Check out the release trailer below!

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