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Upside-Down Dimensions new paper platformer

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KISS Ltd and Hydra Interactive Entertainment have a new addition to the mix. Hence gamers can enjoy their stunning paper platformer via Steam Early Access. Upside-Down Dimensions is an enchanting and unique game. Since gameplay combines action, hack n slash, RPG, stealth, platform and co-op puzzles. Creating a truly remarkable gameplay experience. So what’s the catch, it’s available on Windows for now.
Yet the games in development via Unity 3D, so a Linux build is in the mix.

So Upside-Down Dimensions takes place in a peaceful and colourful paper world. Which is about to be torn apart as the evil Dark Shogun prepares to make their last stand. A final attempt to bring ruin to this tranquil kingdom. Yet in their way are two plucky paper heroes, a boy and a girl. So player take on the roll of the two characters, each separated in different dimensions. Therefore players have to flip between these worlds. Battling the villainous Dark Shogun and his minions.

Upside-Down Dimensions Steam Early Access trailer:

Step into a world that’s been fractured in two as you use your wits, agility and samurai sword to turn fearsome Japanese warriors into heaps of confetti. Summon the power of magical origami power-ups and allies to help defeat and overcome evil for ever.

“We’re so proud of what we’ve achieved with Upside-Down Dimensions. The gorgeous paper graphics will draw players in, and they’ll stay for the challenging gameplay.” Said Daniel Parente, CEO and Game Director at Hydra Interactive Entertainment. “Early Access is such a great platform for us and we can’t wait to start hearing from the community.”

Darryl Still, Co-Founder and CEO of Kiss Ltd said “Launching on Early Access means we can get Upside-Down Dimensions in front of players at the earliest possible opportunity. This allows them to feed back to the developer and help refine this fantastic game. We can’t wait to see Upside-Down Dimensions continue its evolution ahead of full commercial launch.”

Upside-Down Dimensions is available via Steam Early Access for $15.99/£11.99/€15.99. Since the release is for Windows only, a Linux and Mac builds are coming later (no ETA). And definitely for the games full release.

Songbringer adventure RPG release date (Linux)

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One-man development team Wizard Fu, comprised of Nathanael Weiss. Along with publisher Double Eleven are keen to announce the release date. Since Songbringer will be available for Linux, Mac, Windows on September 1st.

So players take on the roll of Roq. Hence the space-faring planetary surveyor who wakes up shirtless on a strange planet. Together with the help of your robot companion Jib.
Therefore it’s your job to save the universe from the ancient evil army. Which you’ve also accidentally awoken. So no only do you have explore the harsh world of Ekzerra. Yet you also have to master the dungeons. While also defeating its fearsome bosses. Only then will you unlock the secrets of your own power. Thus returning the galaxy to peace.

So Songbringer is an action RPG inspired by the original Zelda games. Since the combat is real, with a wide range of weapons. While also coming loaded with a ton of hidden secrets. World maps are generated from a six-letter world seed. Which also determines the layout of the overworld and dungeons.

Songbringer Gameplay Trailer:

Songbringer Features:

  • Single-player action RPG
  • Local co-operative two player mode
  • Full gamepad support, including rumble
  • Real time combat
  • 7 kinds of weapons including the nanosword, boomerang-like top hat, bombs, blink orb, ghost sword projectile, lighter and kilobombs
  • Hundreds of unique items and powerups
  • Some items can be bound together. For example: ghost sword + lightning cube = lightning sword
  • Hidden items, secret entrances, secret pathways, bomb-able walls
  • Original soundtrack
  • Online leaderboards highlight the top players based on completion time, percentage of map uncovered and percentage of items found
  • Roguelike-inspired permadeath option which gives a higher score on the leaderboard and allows for faster runs
  • Approximately 6-12 hours of gameplay per adventure, depending on thoroughness
  • Procedurally generated overworld and dungeons
  • Each generated world contains: 1 overworld, 10 dungeons and 13 primary bosses

So Songbringer release date for Linux, Mac, Windows is on September 1st. Pre-orders are open now on the games Humble Store page but not on Steam.

ICY: Frostbite Edition releases on Steam (Linux)

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Since Inner Void Interactive and Digital Tribe Games team up for the Steam launch. Hence ICY Frostbite Edition releases for Linux, Mac and Windows. While the unique narrative-driven survival and RPG is set in a post-apocalyptic frozen world. Sort of like a new Ice Age, where your life and the lives of your followers depend on your decisions. So you first create your own character. Using a detailed stat system that influences your abilities. Enabling skills to hunt, travel, scavenge, communicate and lead. Then begin a journey of survival across the White Wasteland.

So ICY Frostbite Edition is an intense and mature story of survival. Including the games complex layers of morality. Allowing you to influence the plot with your choices. Each decision you make, each word you speak, ripples. Taking part in the lives of the community. So if your words fail you, pray your weapons aim true.

ICY Frostbite Edition Features:

  • An intense story of survival in a unique post-apocalyptic ice age setting.
  • A dynamic plot that changes based on player’s choices, with numerous shades of morality that lead to multiple endings.
  • Lead a group of survivors, each one with different needs, values and ideals.
  • Scavenge for items and hunt for food while facing the challenges of starvation, illness, harsh elements and other bands of survivors.
  • More than 400 pieces of detailed hand-drawn artwork that portray the bleak and dire landscape of the frozen world.
  • Free character creation with 9 different skills to choose from, radically affecting the experience.
  • A combat system offering a mix between a classic turn based combat system and a trading card game.

ICY Frostbite Edition is the successor to our original game ICY. Which originally released in 2015. Nathan Piperno at InnerVoid said “the strong interest and feedback we received on the original ICY. Encouraged us to explore what we could improve to make a fresh and thoroughly enjoyable experience. We recognized the shortcomings and flaws of the original version. Having spent the last twelve months rebuilding the game from scratch. with enhanced UI and functionality, a new combat system with tactical depth. A node-based travel system, improved hunting and scavenging. Plus a robust crafting system. We are grateful for all the interest and feedback we received from the fans. We hope the wait will prove worth it”.

ICY: Frostbite Edition releases on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows. While full price is $12.99 USD, there is a 25% discount until August 18th.

The Iron Oath tactical RPG hits Kickstarter

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The Iron Oath is a turn-based tactical RPG now crowdfunding on Kickstarter. Yet the games due to release on Linux, Mac and Windows in 2019 if successfully funded.

So the games set in a dark fantasy world. Where players recruit, manage, and embark on missions. While choosing from a roster of adventurers, testing the limits of their mortality. So every decision the players makes carries weight. Which can have a minor or major influence on their characters and the world. As you and your guild progress, the world changes dynamically. Enabling new storylines to discover and resulting in a unique experiences.

The Iron Oath Features:

  • Tactical turn-based Combat: Deadly foes, traps and destructible objects means one misstep could be your party’s undoing. Proper planning and execution is vital to your success.
  • A Large and Dynamic Overworld: 9 regions with over 50 hubs to visit. Cities can be overtaken, destroyed and rebuilt; while various factions can emerge, rise and fall. A playthrough can potentially last hundreds of years, resulting in many changes to the initial world state.
  • In-depth Guild Management: Control your guild’s finances, resources, alliances and roster. Your characters will age, retire and frequently die in combat and you will need to recruit and train their replacements.
  • Character Development: Every recruitable character has their own personal backstory, incorporating events that have taken place during your playthrough. Their motives, alignment and traits all stem from this, but each of the three is subject to change as their career progresses.
  • Dynamic Dialogue: Characters will converse over a variety of subjects such as the current state of the world or relevant past experiences, along with offering their input on any decisions you face.
  • Decisions Matter: Your choices bear consequences and they can affect your characters, your guild and the many factions that exist throughout the world.
  • Detailed Pixel Art: Meticulously hand-crafted pixel art characters, animations and environments help set the mood for your journey.

The Iron Oath will be release on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows. While the DRM-free versions will be available through The Humble Store. All expecting to release in Q1 of 2019.

So make sure to check out The Iron Oath crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

Arkania – Star Trail RPG remake releases (Linux)

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So the day has come, the Svellt Valley is waiting for you. Realms of Arkania – Star Trail releases from Early Access stage for Linux, Mac and Windows. While the games full release offer hours of gaming for all RPG fans. Which is available now on Steam.

So the united orc tribes attempted to invade the region of Thorwal. Yet a group of valiant adventurers thwarted their plans during their previous quest. Now the orcs have regrouped and attacked other. While more vulnerable areas – Lowangen is occupied. Including half the Svellt Valley which lies in ashes. So an elf ambassador summons the party to the city of Kvirasim. To unite the races of the elves and the dwarves in the struggle. Facing against a common enemy, they must recover an artifact known as the Salamander Stone.

Arkania – Star Trail is a faithful remake of Realms of Arkania’s classic sequel. Hence the hardcore RPG features dozens of talents and spells. Distinct races and character classes. As well as a challenging isometric turn-based combat system. Obey your orders and succeed in your quest. Retrieve the Salamander stone for peace between elves and dwarves depends on it.

Realms of Arkania – Star Trail Release Trailer:

Arkania – Star Trail Features:

  • Hardcore RPG with isometric turn-based tactical fights
  • Hand-crafted cities and dungeons to explore in first person view
  • Master dozens of talents including fighting and magical skills
  • Meet countless endearing characters within the lovingly detailed cities and villages
  • Create your characters and manage your party
  • Plan your extensive travels through the realm in detail
  • Based on the original Pen & Paper rulesets TDE 3 and TDE4 (Hybrid)

So the Digital Deluxe Edition of Arkania – Star Trail also releases. Granting access to the games additional content and digital goods:

  • Additional Ingame Content
  • Digital Goods
  • Digital Maps
  • Full HD Wallpapers

Therefore, as a gift for all Early Access buyers, Arkania – Star Trail The Digital Deluxe Edition is available Free. While new Linux, Mac and Windows purchases are priced at $31.44 USD including a 17% discount until August 17th.