From the developer behind Bastion and Transistor comes a literal fantasy basketball game. Pyre is an action RPG where you form and equip a team of three out of 20 distinct characters. It also has a local versus mode. Drops 7/25/17 on Windows, Linux and PS4.
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Hotline Miami meets Viscera Cleanup Detail and the ’70s in this fast-paced 2D stealth game. You play as a cleaner hired by criminals to get rid of dead bodies and other pieces of evidence. It also has bonus stages inspired by classic ’70s movies. Now on PC, Xbox One and PS4.
Chase Cobb’s prototype handheld PC only has a Core i3 6300 U with Intel HD 520 integrated graphics (the same CPU in these laptops), but it’s good enough to play many modern games such as Overwatch and Rocket League, and handles Xbox One streaming really well.
For anyone who grew up playing arcade games in the 1990s, this graphic should be familiar. Decor8BitArt transformed the pixelated admonition from the DOJ, the FBI, and William Sessions into a cheeky bit of dimensional wall art. Includes a 9″ x 9″ wood frame with glass.
Farewell, stairs and hallways. The upcoming expansion of the free-to-play third person shooter Warframe will add a new open world with seamless mission transitions, and will let you fly around on your Archwing. It also adds a weapon building system. Gameplay here.
Sea of Thieves is a lighthearted first-person multiplayer pirate adventure game. Form a crew with up to three other players and take on quests, meet or battle other crews, or just drink grog and play the hurdy gurdy while you sail the seas. Drops 2018 for Xbox One and Windows.
From veteran translator Clyde Mandelin (Mother 3, Dragon Ball, Attack on Titan) comes This Be Book Bad Translation, Video Games!, a funny and insightful book about how errors in video game localizations occur, with 99 screenshots of bad translations as examples.
At nearly 8 lb. and made of 2,863 pieces, The Mountain Cave is LEGO’s biggest Minecraft set yet. It packs a ton of features and figures, including a track and an elevator for its two minecarts, a light brick, a slime with two mini slimes inside it, and Steve and Alex minifigs.
Get Hands Dirty made a beautiful two-player pinball machine mainly by carving wood and acrylic parts using the X-Carve CNC machine. It doesn’t have electronic parts, but the execution is still top-notch. Complete design files and parts list available on Inventables.
Send emails. Click Yes. Be promoted. It may seem like another jab at the meaninglessness of cubicle life, but developer Pippin Barr’s free browser game is actually a lighthearted prognostication of a future where robots and software have taken over all jobs.