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Battle otherworldly beasts in atmospheric action-platformer Feist

News By Christian Valentin, 1 year, 5 months ago
Battle otherworldly beasts in atmospheric action-platformer Feist

Feist probably might remind you of Limbo at a glance, with its shadowed aesthetic and woodland environments, but that's where the similarities end. Rather than puzzles, Feist is all about intense brawls with relentless creatures. You're a small fuzzy being, captured by a larger species but able to escape into the hostile wilderness. At every turn, new threats lurk - vicious stinging insects, towering mole-like beasts, swarming spiders - and the only things between you and death are your agility and quick reflexes. As you leap around charging monsters, branches and pine cones become your desperately improvised weapons, giving you just enough breathing room to outmanuever and decide your ne…

Procedurally generated mining game Mines of Mars out on Thursday

News By Alex Beech, 5 years, 8 months ago
Procedurally generated mining game Mines of Mars out on Thursday

If no one can hear you scream in space, then on Mars we suspect no one can hear you whimpering in the dark hoping that death doesn't find you. This is because the new trailer for Mines of Mars – which will be released onto the App Store on March 6th - is dripping with the kind of atmosphere and loneliness that is usually reserved for reserved for Metroid. This comparison is no coincidence. Developer Crescent Moon Games cites Nintendo's classic exploration game and Motherload in as their inspirations for the Mines of Mars. Set in dark and moody 2D environments, Mines of Mars is, at its core, a procedurally-generated mining game. It is not a complete sandbox however, as the explo…