Why Overwatch won the Game of the Year 2016 award and Uncharted 4 didn’t

The Game Awards 2016 happened December 1, and many people, yet can’t understand why Uncharted 4 didn’t win the main award of this ceremony, but instead, the multiplayer arena game “Overwatch”. And here is why… Continue reading “Why Overwatch won the Game of the Year 2016 award and Uncharted 4 didn’t”

Cave Story dev’s next game revealed at Japanese indie games event BitSummit

Cave Story developer Studio Pixel’s next game is not Rockfish, but Gero Blaster, an action platformer heading to iPhone in Spring 2013. The footage surfaced in the above collage of Japanese indie games shown at the first BitSummit event held in Japan today.

Nintendo Life found a tweet from Nicalis’ Tyrone Rodriguez showing off Gero Blaster running on a Nintendo 3DS XL (without the big virtual buttons, too), suggesting the game will see other ports. There was no mention of a PC release, yet.

As for the rest of the trailer, readers should recognize many of the games we’ve covered: NIGORO’s La-Mulana, Nyamyam’s Tengami, isao’s I’m Gonna Be God of the Forest, and Himo’s Second Person Shooter Zato.

We haven’t covered the stunning shmup,∀kashicverse – Malicious Wake- released last Comiket. Nyu Media wrote up a healthy bit about the game, for those curious.

As more information about other indie games at BitSummit become available, we’ll be sure to share it!