Dragon Fin Soup: a fairytale roguelike set on a space turtle

Dragon Fin Stone Soup

I really like the look of Dragon Fin Soup [now with correct title!], a fairytale/fantasy roguelike set on a giant, Terry Pratchett-style space turtle. (No, it's not taking itself entirely seriously.) You're Red Robin, a "charming, yet raging alcoholic bounty hunter, who'd rather get into a bar fight than deliver baked goods", and you're rogueliking your way through the procedurally generated world of Asura.

The art is, obviously, more than a bit lovely, and I'm hoping Grimm Bros' game plays as well as it looks. We won't have to wait too long to find out, as Dragon Fin Soup releases November 3, i.e. next Tuesday. It'll be free with PlayStation Plus this November, but $17.99/£11.99 on PC, though obviously you'll get to keep it forever that way.

The Steam page isn't live yet, but you can find the game on Humble here. You'll be able to grab it DRM-free that way, which is always nice. If you need to see more, here's 18 minutes of footage from PAX:

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.