Gaming News Round-up: 18th January

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Last updated: 5.30pm

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Strategy game Nantucket is now available on PC. Set in the ‘golden era of whaling’ in 19th century America (we never knew whaling had a golden era, but there you are), it’s all about being the best sea captain you can be. Check out the latest gameplay video below:


Genital Jousting, a game with more penises than Manchester’s Canal Street on a Friday night, is now out of early access. It’s £5.19 on Steam. More details here.


Descenders, an “extreme downhill freeriding game” will be available on PC from 9th February. It’ll cost $25/£20, and it looks great fun. Check out the trailer:


HAMSTER Co’s latest Neogeo release is Double Dragon, now available on Nintendo Switch. It’s an action game that first saw light of day in 1987. Before I was even born. Sheesh.


Super Dungeon Bros. is free-to-play on Steam for the next seven days. So go on. Play a game. for free. 


Jumpdrive, a sandbox space sim that’s been hanging around in Steam Early Access since May 2014 (!) is now fully released! Woohoo! Check out the Steam page right here.


Steel Division is getting brand new DLC on 13th February. The DLC, ‘Back to Hell’ features co-op play and seven new missions, all based on real-world operations. Here’s a trailer:


Disc Jam, a sports game about throwing discs, is coming to Switch on 8th February. Watch the trailer:


World to the West is now available on Nintendo Switch for £20. The price for the PC, Xbox One and PS4 versions of the game have been reduced to keep in line, too — it’s now permanently £15 on PC, and £20 on Xbox One/PS4. Huzzah!


Fatshark has announced that the upcoming Warhammer: Vermintide 2 will be scored by the award-winning Jesper Kyd. Considering how much we liked the game when we previewed it, that’s great news: a good game deserves a good score!


The Fall Part 2: Unbound is set to come to PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC on 13th February. It’s the second part of a trilogy that launched back in 2014. Check out the trailer:


Episosde one of DONTNOD’s web series that focuses on their upcoming title Vampyr is out now. Get an insight into the studio’s creative process and the work that’s gone into Vampyr right here.


NIS America has released a brand new trailer for the upcoming The 25th Ward: The Silver Case, that’s set to release later this year.


Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms, a romantic visual novel, is releasing on PS Vita on 13th March in North America, and 16th March in Europe. Yeah, people are still making Vita games. Who knew? More information is available here.