FAR: Lone Sails game – An Atmospheric Vehicle Adventure

New side-scrolling Steampunk/Dieselpunk adventure game With the soft launch of FAR already on us through Steam, GOG and Humble Store, the steampunk/dieselpunk themed side-scroller has proved popular in reviews. Your little character has to navigate it’s way across the stark … Continue reading FAR: Lone Sails game – An Atmospheric Vehicle Adventure

SteamWorld Dig to come to Xbox One

Remember SteamWorld Dig that I reported the teaser trailer on back in 2013? I just about did. It was to be released on Nintendo 3DS and since then has also been released on Playstation 4, PS Vita and Wii U. Image & Form who created the game have still got to make some amendments to it before release and they’re also creating an “elaborate easter egg“. They don’t have a release date yet, but it seems they’re so excited about the news that they simply had to tell us all about it right now. They do expect it to be … Continue reading SteamWorld Dig to come to Xbox One

Quickboy steampunk game announced for iOS and Android

Press release: March 25, 2015 – SAN FRANCISCO – Netmarble US, Inc., the newly formed North American gaming branch of a leading mobile game publisher in South Korea, Netmarble Games Corp. (“Netmarble”), today announced Quickboy will launch this April on iOS and Android devices. Continuing to build upon their wide catalogue of high production quality, fun-filled games, Quickboy promises to deliver fast-paced action set in a post-apocalyptic world. Featured as a steam-punk themed side scrolling-platformer game, Quickboy offers an intense experience as players take on the role of Tommy Hawk, taking on his dangerous rounds of vital package deliveries in … Continue reading Quickboy steampunk game announced for iOS and Android

Magic Leap unveils new Augment Reality software which features a steampunk shoot-’em-up

The intro page to Dr Grordbort's Victory game
The intro page to Dr Grordbort’s Victory game

You may have seen the trailer video for Magic Leap’s new system which incorporates Augmented Reality that places a virtual desktop over a real landscape. It allows you to access emails, documents and the general internet, but the biggest mark of interest has been stirred by the first person shooting game. Continue reading “Magic Leap unveils new Augment Reality software which features a steampunk shoot-’em-up”

Code Name S.T.E.A.M comes to Nintendo 3DS

Code Name S.T.E.A.M logo
Code Name S.T.E.A.M logo

In video game news; Code Name: S.T.E.A.M  is a turn based strategy game set in a fictional steampunk London. You play as Henry Fleming (from the book The Red Badge of Courage). You’re part of an elite team of fighters called S.T.E.A.M which stands for “Strike Team Eliminating the Alien Menace”. Continue reading “Code Name S.T.E.A.M comes to Nintendo 3DS”

New steampunk soundsets from Syrinscape

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Syrinscape, developer of the app that creates custom soundscapes, effects, and music, announces today the release of the Giant Steampunk Robot and Running the Net SoundSets for the Syrinscape Sci-Fi Player. Each Sci-Fi SoundSet is available to purchase and download from the Syrinscape store, $3.99 each. Feel the earth shake and hear the grinding of gears as the enormous automaton wreaks havoc on civilization in the new Giant Steampunk Robot SoundSet. As cars zoom past, period weapons burst, and the crowd screams in panic, Game Masters will smash their players to smithereens with all of the mighty sounds … Continue reading New steampunk soundsets from Syrinscape

80 Days comes to Android

80 Days comes to Android

Video game makers Inkle have released an Android version of 80 Days. They say it’s a steampunk game based on Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. You get to travel your way around the globe as fast as you can in order to complete the challenge.

In the press release (below) the makers have specified that the graphics are Art Deco which – while being very nice – are around 40 years after steampunk generally has a setting. However, you get to interact with hundreds of people across 7 continents and 150 cities.

It’s devised as a choose your own adventure style game with over 10,000 choices that you can make and nearly an entire world to travel around. It certainly sounds like an interesting concept. It’s available from the Google Play store or Amazon for around £3. Continue reading “80 Days comes to Android”

Steampunk game selected for Indie prize

Press release: Steampunker is a new point and click adventure game for iPads. The game has been developed by Telehorse, a company established by Mariusz Szypura – a graphic designer and musician. Steampunker, which was made in Unity 3D, is his first game to be published. It should be noted that Szypura created the game entirely on his own, also composing and producing the soundtrack. Steampunker is inspired by sci-fi books by such authors as Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, H.P. Lovecraft and Stanislaw Lem, as well as by Victorian graphics and Steampunk and Dieselpunk styles. The player takes on the … Continue reading Steampunk game selected for Indie prize