Does the Bergson house feel a little lonely in Children Of Morta? Don't you wish there was a whimsical owl waiting for you each and every morning? Dream no more, friend. The latest piece of DLC for Dead Mage's family-focussed Diablike lets you adopt a herd of furry and feathered friends - and by picking it up, you'll be doing their real-world counterparts a bit…
Children of Morta
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10 months ago
Children Of Morta got its first free content update yesterday, the Shrine Of Challenge, introducing a hard mode to challenge the most veteran of players, as well as some new enemies and items to shake up the game even more.The first of the new baddies is the Dark Blade, they're the purple guys in the trailer below doing what seems like some scratchy spinning attacks.…
11 months ago
Xbox Game Pass for PC continues to be a pretty excellent deal for those not averse to subscription services. Microsoft have been adding new games to the catalog on the regular and you can still grab your first three months for £1/$1. Microsoft announced three more games coming over the next few weeks, making the deal better as usual.
1 year ago
It wasn't until I tried Dead Mage's action roguelite Children Of Morta myself that I understood what John Walker said about it last year - that its pixels are brimming with animated charm. You can try it for yourself, too, and should probably do so quickly, as the demo available now on Steam is only going to be up for grabs for 72 hours. It's…
3 years ago
Children of Morta [official site], the pretty hack-and-slash that hit Kickstarter in 2015, is coming out for real in the first half of next year. It's about the Bergson family, adventurers that guard Mount Morta and take it in turns to leave the house to hunt for loot and slay monsters.
6 years ago
The family that slays together, stays together - or at least falls to gribbly enemies together. "Narrative-based roguelike" Children of Morta perked Adam's interest late last year with its detail-packed pixel animations, and it's now launched on Kickstarter. At the time of writing it's a promising third torwards its funding goal, and the pitch video has plenty more lush animations and hack-and-slash combat.
Children of Morta is attractive in a way that few games manage to be. You might think it's going to be a retro pixel art thing at first but then you see the animations, you see how every single one is packed with more frames than an entire NES cartridge. There's hardly any information about what the game is on the official site but it…