Leif Conti-Groome is a staff writer at DualShockers who mainly focuses on indie games and crowdfunding campaigns. He was a contributor to the niche game podcast Total Control and he frequently lends his services to the Torontonian enthusiast group, The Hand Eye Society.
27 News

Nintendo’s Switch Becomes even more Diverse with Full Unreal Engine 4 Compatability

Nintendo and Epic have completed their team-up as the Unreal Engine 4 is now fully compatible with the Switch following the 4.16 version release. ...Read More

on May 27, 2017 9:33 AM
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ULTRA STREET FIGHTER II: The Final Challengers Receives One Final Trailer at Launch

The time has come for fists to fly and hadoukens to soar-Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers is now out for the Switch with a launch trailer. ...Read More

on May 27, 2017 9:02 AM
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After Six Years NG:DEV.TEAM Announces 2nd Reprint of Indie Neo Geo AES Title Gunlord

For the hardcore game collectors out there, certain systems have a certain irresistible charm to them. Usually these consoles are obscure, being unsuccessful during their lifetimes. The Neo Geo Advanced Entertainment System (AES) is definitely one of ...Read More

on May 21, 2017 8:11 AM
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Nongünz Releases on PC, Mac, and Linux: Steam Launch Trailer Mixes the Gothic with the Guns

Developer Brainwash Gang recently sent out a press release celebrating the release of their game, Nongünz. If the umlaut wasn’t enough, this tough as nails roguelike oozes gothic atmosphere in the accompanying launch trailer. It’s currently available ...Read More

on May 21, 2017 2:42 AM
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Forecast for the Week Calls for Risk of Rain on PS4 and Vita via Limited Run Games: OST Also Avail

Limited Run Games is up to their old tricks of taking really good PlayStation games and getting them out in physical form. The lucky title this time is Risk of Rain, the roguelike platformer that first released ...Read More

on May 21, 2017 2:36 AM
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Ravenfield Paints the Town Red (and Blue) with new Steam Early Access Trailer

Ravenfield is one of those games that you're not sure what to make of at first. Developer SteelRaven7 has created a simple looking FPS that at first glance looks like a something a programming student wold make. ...Read More

on May 21, 2017 1:58 AM
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Seasons after Fall Captures the Serenity of Nature with Vinyl OST Preorder

The beautifully animated adventure game, Seasons after Fall, recently came out PS4 and Xbox One. To compliment the excellent visuals, the soundtrack was a celebration of strings in symphonic form. Luckily, developer Swing Swing Submarine and Bandcamp ...Read More

on May 20, 2017 12:00 PM
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Square Enix Collective Selection StarFlint: The Blackhole Prophecy Sets Course for Kickstarter

We reported on the promising looking point n' click adventure game, StarFlint: The Blackhole Prophecy, at the end of March. At that point, it had just been inducted into the Square Enix Collection and they were preparing ...Read More

on May 20, 2017 11:22 AM
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Skylar and Plux: Adventure on Clover Island Launches on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 with New Trailer

Fans of the 64 era of 3D adventure games and chatty mascots should take notice of this releaseSkylar and Plux: Adventure on Clover Island just launched on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. The game retails ...Read More

on May 20, 2017 10:17 AM
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Lonely Mountains: Downhill Starts an Uphill Climb on Steam Greenlight

Megagon Industries recently added their adventurous bike game, Lonely Mountains: Downhill, to Steam's Greenlight service. The ride/crash-fest is full of colorful, 'low-poly' graphics and unique gameplay opportunities. If the devs are successful on Steam, they're looking at ...Read More

on May 20, 2017 9:38 AM
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Last Stitch Goodnight Review – A Frankenstein’s Monster of a Game

Despite a thought-provoking narrative with a Metroidvania expanse, Last Stitch Goodnight for PS4 and PC comes apart at the seams. ...Read More

on May 15, 2017 3:00 PM
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GNOG Review — Stuck in your Head

GNOG for PS4 and PSVR succeeds in mixing lighthearted puzzle solving with delightfully colorful visuals and a soundscape that is full of whimsy and joy. ...Read More

on May 15, 2017 10:00 AM
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Lethal Running Channels Dystopian Super Smash TV on Steam Greenlight

Developer Voodoosoft is tackling the always fun world of televised murderfests with Lethal Running. This action RPG is being developed for PC and Mac with an 'early 2018' release date. The developer is hoping to find would-be ...Read More

on May 14, 2017 10:20 AM
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Color Palette: Dreamers Launch Trailer Looks for the Perfect Mix on iOS and Android

Korean studio AtelierSoft have brought their award winning game Color Palette: Dreamers to the West. The story driven puzzle game recently released on the iOS and Android stores and retails for $0.99 USD and $2.63 ...Read More

on May 14, 2017 9:52 AM
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Indie Pogo Bounces out New Trailer with Homages to Bit Trip Runner, Velocispider, and More

Indie Pogo is about as indie as indie can get. It's incredibly self aware, rooted in retro style and design, has a modern twist with gameplay, and has tons of references to other indie games. Developer Lowe ...Read More

on May 14, 2017 9:07 AM
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Redout Gets New Neptune DLC and Huge Livery Update

Fans of F-Zero racers should take note if they haven't heard of Redout yet: The futuristic racer is poised to get even better with some new DLC and a large 'livery' patch. The patch will be free ...Read More

on May 14, 2017 8:34 AM
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Limited Run Games Releasing Oceanhorn for PS4 and PS Vita in July

With news of Oceanhorn coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year, the Vita version of the game is unfortunately easy to overlook. Luckily Limited Run Games is here to remind us that it is still coming ...Read More

on May 13, 2017 10:17 AM
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Eagle Island Soars Close to Kickstarter Goal with Less Than Three Days Left

The charming looking platformer Eagle Island is currently running down the hours until the end of its Kickstarter. Creator Nick Gregory is looking for £20,000 (approx $25,000 USD) to be able to fund the creation of the ...Read More

on May 13, 2017 9:36 AM
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Pokemon Sun and Moon Fill in the Missing Evolutionary Gap with Four Free Mega Stones

With the rise of the sexier sounding (and sometimes looking) Z-Moves in Pokemon Sun and Moon, the concept of Mega Evolutions took a backseat in the series. There were no new forms added to the new installments ...Read More

on May 13, 2017 8:59 AM
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Ubisoft Shows what’s New and Exciting in TrackMania with ManiaPlanet 4 Trailer

The longstanding TrackMania and ShootMania platforms on PC are getting a pretty large update in the form of ManiaPlanet 4. Publisher Ubisoft and developer Nadeo Live are currently holding a closed beta for the patch and unfortunately ...Read More

on May 13, 2017 8:31 AM
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Mythical Chinese Platformer Shio Now out on Steam

Coconut Island Studio's foray into gaming has lead to the meditative looking platformer, Shio. The game is now available for PC and Mac on Steam and will run you $11.99 USD. As per usual, there is ...Read More

on May 6, 2017 10:27 AM
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Kynseed Hoping for some May (Money) Showers on Kickstarter

Two ex-Lionhead Studio's employees have come together to create PixelCount Studios to try their hand at indie development. The two chaps, Neal Whitehead and Charlton Edwards, have had a lot of experience with the Fable series and ...Read More

on May 6, 2017 10:12 AM
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Limited Run Games Teams up with Newcomer Special Reserve Games to Release Strafe on PS4

While Limited Run Games has been continually busy preparing physical releases of games such as Night Trap and Mutant Mudds, a new publisher has entered their domain. Special Reserve Games is another company focusing on one time ...Read More

on May 6, 2017 9:44 AM
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In the Shadows Enters Closed Beta, Still Casts an Impressive Shadow

It's been over a year since we last covered the light and dark puzzler, In the Shadows. A lot has changed since developer Colorspace Studio's successful Kickstarter and now the game has reached the beta stage. Unfortunately ...Read More

on April 30, 2017 8:48 PM
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Wishgranter Grants Your Dungeon Exploring Wishes on Steam Greenlight

If you're looking for Zelda inspired dungeon crawler mixed with Dark Souls like difficulty, then maybe you should look towards Steam GreenlightWishgranter is a retro-inspired top-down action game that has strong roguelike tendencies. Developer RunWTheWolves ...Read More

on April 30, 2017 7:56 PM
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Cattails Campaign Proves that Kitties Are Popular Everywhere, Even Kickstarter

The husband and wife team at Falcon Development have harnessed the power of cute kitties for their game, Cattails. The Kickstarter has raised nearly 10 times the amount of their original goal of $3210 USD and three ...Read More

on April 30, 2017 7:11 PM
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Even After Failed Kickstarter Colorful Platformer Beard Blade Still in Development

Developer Glovebox Games took to their Tumblr account to discuss the future of their game, Beard Blade. The retro inspired platformer held a Kickstarter campaign last October and unfortunately they were unable to reach their $95,000 ...Read More

on April 29, 2017 12:53 PM
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Injustice 2 Mobile Gives Pre-Register Bonus with Catwoman

With May only a few days away, it's easy to forget that two DC fighting games are being released soon. While everyone is hyped for the console drop date of Injustice 2, the mobile version is actually ...Read More

on April 29, 2017 12:10 PM
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Viking Rage Unleashes Norse Fury in VR on Steam

The Steam storefront announced recently that yet another time period is available in VR. While the historical details of Viking Rage may be a little fuzzy, it still packs an ax to the face. Developer N-Gon Entertainment ...Read More

on April 29, 2017 11:12 AM
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Friday the 13th: The Game Single Player not Making it out until Summer (Camp)

With news of Friady the 13thThe Game release, it's hard not to get excited for counselor killing shenanigans. However, those wanting a nice, relaxing, solitary experience impaling teens will have to wait a bit longer. While ...Read More

on April 23, 2017 10:00 AM