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By Rilogator, 3 weeks ago

Cybarian: The Time Travelling Warrior Review

Cybarian: The Time Travelling Warrior opens with a screen that looks very similar to old arcade cabinet “Winners don’t use drugs” screens, only in this case it says “Winners don’t use saves”. There are no save slots or mid-level checkpoints in Cybarian. Once you exit the level, the game has no memory of your progress....

By Ray D., 3 weeks ago

Shwip Preview

Shwip is a twin-stick shooter being developed by Jamhammer Games. It is currently in Steam Early Access, with release date TBA. Shwip plays like a homage to Geometry Wars, in that you pilot a fast-moving, fast-shooting spaceship in a bound box, taking out enemies of different shapes and styles. It is heavily neon and has...

By Rilogator, 2 months ago

Project Warlock Review

Project Warlock opens to an image of the protagonist fighting off a horde of monsters while upbeat metal plays. The tone is perfectly conveyed through this scene and it only compounds when you click “New Game” and are immediately dropped into a room with a weapon and a spider biting your heels. Project Warlock is...

By Gregory Allen III, 2 months ago

Assault Spy Review

Many of us gamers have a preference on how we play. Some of us like to take the quiet approach, being a ghost that the enemy never knows is there. Then some of us love to be loud and proud and want to have the biggest presence in the area. Combing both approaches into a...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Tribal Pass Review

Imagine you’re guiding a group of people from “Point A” to “Point B” with a ton of lethal obstacles in-between, not knowing what lies ahead, all while gradually running out of food. The Oregon Trail immediately comes to mind, a difficult traveling simulator many of us are familiar with. In Tribal Pass you’re put into...

By Rilogator, 3 months ago

Gift of Parthax Review

Gift of Parthax is a top-down spell based arena shooter and a very competent one at that. The presentation is fairly simple, owing to the low-resolution pixel art and simple premise, but it is executed well. Music conveys a sense of fast-paced mysticism which is completely appropriate to the gameplay. There is a story, and...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Kick Ass Commandos Review

When I first entered the world of Kick Ass Commandos, all I wanted to see were some explosions. Well, I can definitively say my wish came true. Before the Kick Ass Commandos experience I’d never seen so many explosions at once in my life. It seems like action games are continuously one-upping each other for...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 months ago

Airships: Conquer the Skies Review

Fascinated with the grandeur of war, humanity has always tried to mimic global conquest from the safety of our homes. From paper-and-pencil battlefields to massive video game landscapes, history shows us an exciting evolution of war simulations. Airships: Conquer the Skies is the budget version of one’s dream war game with near-limitless possibilities and pixelated...

By Avian Michel, 4 months ago

Starcaster Review

Starcaster is a side-scrolling pixel platformer featuring a wizard who fights enemies in a variety of worlds. The game is available on Steam for $2.99; however, developer and publisher Steam Blade Games has also made Starcaster available on GameJolt, which allows for optional donations ranging from $1-$10. An interesting thing to note is while Steam...

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