Supergiant Games News


Bastion and Transistor Dev's Next Game Pyre Set for July Release

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2017 8:30am PDT

Pyre looks to be another stylish genre mash-up unlike anything else.


Pyre: Hands-on with the new Versus mode at PlayStation Experience 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2016 12:00pm PST

In addition to the rich story mode, Supergiant is fleshing out its latest effort with a new head-to-head Versus mode. Shacknews went to PlayStation Experience to go hands-on.


Bastion coming to Xbox One in December; free for Xbox 360 owners

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2016 7:53am PDT

Did you purchase the Xbox 360 version of Bastion? Then you better be on the lookout for your free Xbox One version next month.


"Cool. Bought it on my 360 and played about 10 minutes. I'll have to get it in the Xbone and ..."

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Transistor developer announces party-based RPG, Pyre, for PS4 and PC

By Daniel Perez, Apr 19, 2016 9:20am PDT

Supergiant Games is also bringing Pyre to PAX East this week.


"This at first glance doesn't have the same charm Bastion and Transistor had."

- Longgshot see all 2 comments

Transistor leaps onto Apple TV today

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 02, 2015 10:44am PST

One of 2014's most anticipated games has hit the 4th generation Apple TV today. And for those that own Transistor on iPhone or iPad, this new Apple TV version of the game is already yours.


"Nice of them to put the new song right up onto youtube rather than keeping it temporarily ..."

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Transistor makes the jump to iOS today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2015 10:05am PDT

Supergiant Games has a pleasant surprise for fans of their games. Transistor has made the leap out of nowhere to iOS devices and it's out right now.


Transistor: Our favorite Functions

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2014 7:00am PDT

Transistor's Function combo system is mind-bogglingly flexible, so we've put together four of our favorite ability combinations to put the hurt on The Process.


"And if you turn on the speed up limiter they die like 3 seconds before the normal ones which is ..."

- ellipticalyank see all 11 comments

Shack Snack: May 29, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 29, 2014 6:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


"the part where you say to check out the supergiant games interview should have a link in the ..."

- harold.johnson see all 3 comments

Chatty Q&A: Supergiant Games discusses the making of Transistor

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2014 10:00am PDT

After playing through Supergiant's latest, Shacknews' enthusiastic community of Chatty posters had some questions for the Transistor creators. Creative director and game writer Greg Kasavin was happy to comply and provide some valuable answers.


"Thank you very much Ozzie. Of course I'm excited to get my question answered, but in general ..."

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Transistor review: a fresh voice

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2014 9:00am PDT

Transistor is Supergiant's stylish follow-up to it impressive debut effort Bastion. Is it a worthwhile successor? Our review.


"Nice! Drop into the thread we have going and let us know how it is!"

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Transistor sets the vibe with a launch trailer

By Robert Workman, May 18, 2014 11:00am PDT

The latest from Supergiant Games is very close, and a launch trailer has been revealed.


"There's a lot of gameplay videos on youtube from old presentations. Gameplay is a mix of ..."

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Transistor studio details new game plus 'Recursion Mode'

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Supergiant Games has detailed Transistor's "Recursion Mode," a new game plus feature that lets you keep your levels and items while battling new enemy combinations.


"Surprisingly little pre-release marketing and hype for this game. Bastion rocked my world, ..."

- PenicillinX57 see all 5 comments

Transistor coming to PC and PS4 on May 20

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 9:20am PDT

Transistor is coming to PC and PS4 on May 20 for $19.99, Supergiant Games announced today.


"I'm definitely grabbing this. Bastion was great in every way. Very fun. Can't wait."

- mrnails see all 3 comments

How Transistor uses the PlayStation 4 light bar to form a connection

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2013 9:30am PDT

Transistor uses the DualShock 4's light bare to emulate the way the titular weapon talks to the protagonist.


"Loved Bastion, and I've been anticipating Transistor. Since I'm going the PS4 route, this is a ..."

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Transistor didn't always have Bastion's isometric viewpoint

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Supergiant's next game, Transistor, looks a lot like their previous game, Bastion. But that wasn't intentional, Supergiant's Greg Kasavin revealed at PAX. In fact, the team experimented with many other options before settling on the familiar isometric view the studio is beco...