Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Steam

Graham to return on April 26 in King’s Quest – Once Upon a Climb

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Sierra is prepping to release the third chapter in the latest King’s Quest adventure next month. Once Upon a Climb will be a little different from the first two chapters as it takes a tonal shift to a romantic comedy with the introduction of Queen Valanice, Graham’s wife and Gwendolyn’s grandmother. Players will once again make their way through Hagatha’s tower, but it won’t be quite the same as the first time back in 1985.

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Cave shooter Deathsmiles blasts its way onto Steam

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PC shooter fans are getting another heavy hitter from Degica today with the release of Deathsmiles. The popular Cave shooter has been available stateside for Xbox 360 since 2010, and its release on Steam marks its debut for PC. First-week buyers will receive a discount of 10% off as well as a download of the official soundtrack. The PC version supports local two-player co-op and sports five playable characters, six modes, and a nonlinear progression system.

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Tastee: Lethal Tactics cast introduced in new trailer

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Skybox Labs has released a new cast trailer for Tastee: Lethal Tactics. The upcoming tactical strategy game focuses on close-quarters small-arms combat. The video covers the 12 unique playable mercenaries that will duke it out with several cartels throughout 30 story missions, battle the AI in skirmishes, and fight it out on 10 maps against others in online multiplayer. As a bonus, early adopters receive a skin pack and a free key to give to a friend.

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New Dark Souls III gameplay screenshots, art released

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Bandai Namco has released over a dozen new screenshots from Dark Souls III. The shots show several of the classes in action, including the Assassin, Cleric, Deprived, Herald of White, Knight, Mercenary, Thief, and Warrior. A few shots of co-op and invasion, as well as some character art, were also in the bundle.

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Tales of Berseria gets new character art, screenshots

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A few new screenshots have been released from the next entry in the Tales series, Tales of Berseria. The shots, as well as a few pieces of character art, highlight two new characters: Eleanor and Rokurou. Eleanor is a member of an organization that prizes reason, which stands in contrast to more emotional protagonist Velvet, while Rokurou is described as the party’s mentor.

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(PC Review) Super Galaxy Squadron EX

(PC Review) Super Galaxy Squadron EX

“… an admirable first attempt at a bullet-hell shooter.”

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New gameplay trailer released for Dark Souls III

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A new gameplay trailer has gone live for Dark Souls III. The video, titled True Colors of Darkness, runs a little over two minutes and features sweeping shots of several areas, some ominous-looking buildings, a handful of the new enemy types, and some good old melee combat. In a strange bit of marketing synergy, it also has the new version of the song True Colors.

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The Descendant gets new release date, trailer, and screenshots

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Gaming Corps has sent along some new media from their upcoming episodic adventure title, The Descendant. In addition to the screenshots and trailer, the studio also revealed that they have a new release date for the first episode: March 24. In The Descendant, players take control of two characters in two timelines. As the janitor Mia, players must look after cryogenically frozen humans in Ark-01 until they are thawed, so that they can repopulate a ravaged Earth, while as the investigator Donnie, they must try to rescue survivors in the facility.

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Cave horizontal shooter Deathsmiles hitting PC this March

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Degica has announced that they will be releasing the PC version of Cave’s Deathsmiles on March 10. Currently available for Xbox 360, Deathsmiles is a horizontal shooter that pits players, as angels, against the invading forces of Hell. The game features six modes, including Mega Black Label, five playable angels, branching paths, and support for local two-player co-op. The original soundtrack will also be included with the game for free during launch week.

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Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours getting Sega-themed DLC

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Degica has announced a new trio of downloadable content add-ons for Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours. In addition to the three previously announced Taito-themed packs, the studio has revealed that three more will be added for various Sega shooters. The Sega set will include ships, levels, and remixed music based on Fantasy Zone, Galaxy Force II, and Space Harrier. The Taito packs, based on Metal Black, Night Striker, and RayForce, is scheduled to go live on March 17. The packs will be available individually for $4.99 or as three-pack bundles for $11.99. Videos for the Taito packs have been made available as well, and posted below.

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