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Spelunky and Spelunky 2 Coming to Switch Next Summer

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. I’m very, very into 2012’s Spelunky a.k.a. Spelunky HD, a statement which is easy to verify if you go back through all my articles here at USG. I’ve owned it on three platforms and even now, with a pretty great sequel out in the world, I still want to play it on Nintendo Switch. Thankfully, I’m in luck, as creator Derek Yu and BlitWorks just announced…

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Resident Evil Village is triple Steam top seller

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content We’re not saying Resident Evil Village is Steam’s top seller because of that puppet show, but we’re not not saying that either. Capcom horror game sequel appears on this week’s chart no less than three times. In first position is Resident Evil Village itself, Lady Dimitrescu in her rightful place at the peak of Valve’s storefront. Then, further down, a bundle that includes both Village and Resident Evil 7 appears in sixth and seventh. We don’t know why, they link to the same…

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AC Podcast 524: Accidental Announcement; Data Use Policies

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content There’s only a smattering of device news this week, but a whole lot to discuss regarding Google services and their strategies. Daniel, Ara, and Jerry also offer their take on Apple vs. Epic and what it could mean for other platforms. Listen now Subscribe in Spotify: Audio Subscribe in iTunes: Audio Subscribe in RSS: Audio Download directly: Audio Links: Sponsors: Indeed: Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster.…

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Curse Of The Dead Gods Gets Dead Cells Crossover Content

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content If you’re a fan of indie roguelites, your dream crossover has come. A new Curse of the Dead Gods update is adding a bunch of content inspired by roguelite platformer Dead Cells, including a new curse, new equipment, and more. What’s coming in the Curse of the Dead Gods and Dead Cells crossover? As you might expect, the devs are calling this update “Curse of the Dead Cells”. It brings a new curse, three new types of weapon, and a new Challenge Room type, all of which are based…

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Atomic Heart Real Time 4K Photo Mode and “Universal Polymer Vaccination Gone Wrong” Trailers

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Mundfish have released trailers showing off the real time 4K Photo Mode for Atomic Heart, and “Universal Polymer Vaccination Gone Wrong.” As previously reported, the game is set in an alternate universe where the Soviet Union have created a secret facility to build their ideal future. After the facility goes dark, a special agent of the Union soon learns that the machines have revolted, leaving metal and mutant flesh on the hunt. Study how foes behave, and use the environment, objects, and…

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Punk Wars is a 4X Strategy Title Where Steam, Steel, Atom, and Diesel-Punk Corporations Fight

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Developer Strategy Forge and publisher Jujubee have announced their new title, Punk Wars, which is a single-player and combat-heavy 4X turn-based strategy title where steam, steel, atom, and diesel-punk corporations duke it out for global supremacy. This is because the world has been struck by a global cataclysm and civilization as we currently know it has vanished from Earth. However, this means that lawlessness and war is now something the remaining people of Earth must deal with, and that means you have…

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Among Us Vents Onto Nintendo Switch Today

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. Among Us, the unassuming party game that unexpectedly became a mega-hit thanks to Twitch, is now available on Nintendo Switch. The announcement of its console debut closed out Nintendo’s indie chowcase, where it was confirmed to be releasing today. It’s a big get for Nintendo Switch. Among Us is a mainstay on Twitch’s most popular games list, currently sitting at over 100,000 concurrent viewers at the…

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RAM prices will increase further, warns Micron

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content We reported back in March that the prices of the best gaming RAM modules could get more expensive this year, as DRAM contract costs rose 10% in January, which could be passed onto the customer. Micron CEO Sanjav Mehrotra seems to share these concerns, warning investors that a “serious shortage of supply” has now led to a “rapid rise” in prices for DRAM, which is expected to tighten throughout 2021. As a result, it looks like RAM could be the next PC…

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