Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Devolver Digital

Retro-style shooter Strafe gets a bloody launch date reveal

Pixel Titans’ upcoming re-imagining of the old first-person shooter Strafe has been dated in a particularly gory trailer. The procedurally generated retro-style shooter is set to launch on March 28 for Mac and PC. Don’t let that last bit stop you from seeing a bunch of exploding pixel heads below, though.

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Shadow Warrior 2 gets free trial-based DLC, The Way of the Wang

Shadow Warrior 2 received a new free download pack today, The Way of the Wang. The seven-trial drop adds an area in the game’s hub town that allows access to trials that unlock new weapon gem slots, weapon upgrades, and crafting abilities. Those that are able to complete the final mission, Trial of the Ancient God, will receive a new weapon, the Fist of Gozu. Additionally, the game will receive three new Insane difficulty levels and five extra achievements. For those on the fence, it’s currently 25 percent off as part of a weekend-long promotion.

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Shadow Warrior 2 Special Reserve Collector’s Edition detailed for PC

Devolver Digital will be releasing a limited Special Reserve Collector’s Edition of Flying Wild Hog’s Shadow Warrior 2. The recently released first-person shooter is getting the premium treatment in a fitting way, with customized randomly generated blood splatter for each copy. Only 5,000 numbered sets will be produced, which will bundle together all three games in the series (Shadow Warrior Classic Redux, Shadow Warrior 2013, and Shadow Warrior 2), stickers, soundtracks, and a 96-page artbook. It is available at Devolver Digital’s online store for $59.99, while current owners of the standard version can upgrade to it for $9.99 and owners of the Deluxe on Steam can get it for $19.99.

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Shadow Warrior 2 launch trailer up, PC version launching tomorrow

Devolver Digital has released the launch trailer for Flying Wild Hog’s Shadow Warrior 2. The first-person shooter is set to launch tomorrow for PC, while the console versions remain in development. Regardless of their platform of choice, today’s footage is giving players a chance to see more of the gutting, splitting, and eviscerating that’ll be on their screens shortly.

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Gory retro beat ’em up Mother Russia Bleeds launches for PC

Le Cartel’s side-scrolling brawler Mother Russia Bleeds is now available for PC. As a trapped street fighter, players must battle their way to freedom through the streets of an alternate USSR that is filled with corrupt police, criminals, and forced addicts. They can go at it alone or with up to four players in co-op. In addition to the campaign, co-op is also supported in Survival Mode. The suitably ridiculously violent launch trailer can be found below.

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Shadow Warrior 2 up for pre-order, to launch on October 13 for PC

Shadow Warrior 2 will be lopping off limbs and blowing off heads next month for PC. Flying Wild Hog is set to deploy Lo Wang against the demon hordes just in time for Halloween, with the $39.99 special edition and $49.99 deluxe edition (art book, soundtrack, skins and weapons) hitting digital outlets on October 13. Now a mercenary, Wang will once again wield his swords, guns, and magic to rid the world of monsters, alone or with up to four players in online co-op. The sequel is described as being bigger than the 2013 original, with “an open, vertically scalable world” that hosts a procedurally generated loot system. Pax West attendees can try the game out this weekend at booth 2443. Everyone else can see it in action below by checking out the new trailer.

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Enter the Gungeon getting Supply Drop update, to be at Pax West

Dodge Roll is prepping a new patch for Enter the Gungeon, the Supply Drop Update. The drop will add over a hundred rooms, along with new companions, bosses, enemy types, shrines, and weapons. Of particular note is the Bullet Gun, a bullet that shoots bullet-shooting guns. Another update is planned for later this year, and an expansion in early 2017. In the meantime, Pax West attendees can check out the new content at booth 2343.

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Four-player brawler Mother Russia Bleeds to launch Sept. 5 for PC

Le Cartel’s arcade-style four-player beat ‘em up Mother Russia Bleeds has been officially dated for September 5. The brawler is set in an alternate world where a group of imprisoned fighters needs to battle their way through swaths of troops and freaks throughout the USSR. In addition to the campaign, a wave-based Survival mode will be available at launch and is slated to be joined later by Versus mode and Boss Rush. Both the standard version and Dealer Edition, a bundle with two copies of the game and the soundtrack, can be pre-ordered for 10% off at the official site.

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Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star lands on PSN for PS4, PS Vita

Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star is spreading its wings of love today for PS4 and PS Vita. Mediatonic is sending players back to St. Pigeonations as the only human girl at a school populated by birds. In addition to meeting new students, a few old friends return for another semester. Before everyone can enjoy the holidays, however, players must get to the heart of a mystery centered on the school.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star out for PC, next week for PS4, PS Vita

Love is in the air with the release of Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star for PC. Mediatonic’s latest re-enrolls players in St. Pigeonations as the only human girl on campus joined by all of the birds from the original game. The holiday season is bringing more than a sense of joy, however, as a sinister mystery begins to take shape. Players will need to get to the bottom of things before it all runs … afowl.

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