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By Ray D., 3 months ago

Gerty Preview

Gerty is a twin-stick shooter being developed by Spawn Point OSK. It is a four-player, top-down, co-op shooter that puts players in an alien underground mine. The game is still in early access, with a full release set for late 2019. Gerty offers four-player local co-op, a wide range of difficulty settings, a large collection...

By Ray D., 3 months ago

Log Jammers Preview

Log Jammers is an upcoming indie game by developer Mega Cat Studios. It is currently in beta, with a release date of February 2019. Mega Cat calls Log Jammers “an energetic competitive arcade sports game featuring axe-throwing, blade-catching action”. It’s a throwback to arcade games in the style of Pong and more notably, Windjammers. Mega Cat seems...

By Gregory Allen III, 3 months ago

Beat Hazard 2 Review

There are many beat-based games available today, from the classic but still fully supported osu! to the extremely new and popular virtual reality game Beat Saber. Both previously said games fail at one thing: automatically creating a level or difficulty solely based on the song itself. Beat Hazard 2 does just that without any human input. Beat Hazard...

By Thom van Tilburg, 4 months ago

Entangled Review

Entangled by MentaLoop Games is a 2D physics puzzler. You play as an experiment held in a testing facility and your goal is to make your way through the trials of an A.I. entity who watches your progress. Before you start thinking of a game that sounds just like this, you don’t play as a human here...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 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, 4 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, 4 months ago

Molecats Review

Upon first glance, Molecats looks like a children’s storybook turned video game. Its whimsical world is home to strange-looking creatures called Molecats, who enjoy exploring and collecting random household items. Much like Lemmings, they mindlessly walk in a straight line and react to their environment in various ways. As the player, your job is to...

By Rilogator, 5 months ago

In Your Realm Review

The overall presentation of In Your Realm is, initially, pretty engaging. There is a haunted dream sort of feel that sets in from the opening cinematic as music draws you in and captions explain the game’s pretense. It’s described that the player character is going to enter their own mind and battle whatever they find....

By Jordan Lucero, 5 months ago

Nintendo Holds Nindies Showcase Summer 2018

During Gamescom 2018, Nintendo of Europe uploaded an Indie Highlight video to YouTube, showcasing some independently developed games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Then, Nintendo of America announced a Nindies Showcase for August 28th after Gamescom. In this 15 minute short presentation, Nintendo of America revealed 22 different games coming to Nintendo Switch in late...

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