Posts Tagged ‘Chucklefish’

Stardew Valley multiplayer launches in beta

Lovely farm ’em up Stardew Valley‘s multiplayer is alllmost ready, close enough to finished that today it launched an opt-in open beta. Stardew’s multiplayer will let players host up to three other players in their farm, chipping in to work the land, adventure, fish, and probably drink a whole lot. Heck, you can even get married to other players.

The beta branch is now live on Steam, will hit Stardew’s GOG version “in a few days”, and will officially launch in the main game… when it’s done. Read the rest of this entry »

Eastward looks like The Last Of Us’ SNES-era ancestor

Eastward

A gruff, bearded man leads a young girl on a dangerous pilgrimage across a post-apocalyptic world, stopping off at crumbling (yet still-surviving) human cities along the way. These struggling settlements’ population dwindles as monsters enroach further into their territory. No, it’s not some PlayStation mega-hit, but Eastward, a 2D action-adventure from Shanghai-based team Pixpil, and set to be published by increasingly prolific developers-turned-kingmakers Chucklefish.

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Stardew Valley multiplayer could ‘be ready in about a month’

The long-awaited cooperative multiplayer mode is still on course to hit Stardew Valley soon, going by what creator Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone has tapped out on the tweetosphere. Following February’s word that it was entering testing, Barone last night offered the update: “still making good progress on fixing bugs, if all goes well it should be ready in about a month” on PC. Good, good. The plan had been to enter beta testing in spring and hell, I’m not sure we’ve even left winter yet. Read the rest of this entry »

Renomine! Wiz-school RPG Spellbound now Witchbrook

Witchbrook

A name carries power in the world of games. It often sets the tone of a piece, determines just how many puns RPS can get out of it before having to play it straight, and (in some less fortunate cases) may invite legal eagles to peck out a developer’s eyes.

The game formerly known as Spellbound – a magical school-life RPG from Starbound developers and publisher Chucklefish – is now officially known as Witchbrook. A simple ward that should protect the game from the howling mass of brand-enforcement gremlins most likely already clawing at the studio’s windows.

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