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By Avian Michel, 8 months ago

Death Collector Review

Death Collector is an interactive fantasy novel written by Jordan Reyne and published by Choice of Games. It plays out similarly to a visual novel but is completely text-based with no CGs, sprites, or music. Death Collector looks very much like an e-book but features player choices that determine the ending, making it an interactive...

By Nate Lakritz, 8 months ago

The Blind Prophet Kickstarter Launches Soon

Currently being developed as a solo project by French artist and writer Baptiste Miny, The Blind Prophet is an atmospheric point-and-click adventure game. It features a hand-drawn world with traditional point-and-click exploration and puzzles. The Blind Prophet claims to “challenge you and provoke you to think about the importance of our existence, good, evil, and...

By Ray D., 8 months ago

Grim Nights Review

Grim Nights is a single-player, colony management sim with zombies. It is developed and published on Steam by Edym Pixels, and is available for just $2.99. It’s similar to games like Fallout Shelter and This War of Mine. In the game, players are tasked with commanding a colony of villagers to build, farm, train, mine, defend against zombies, and...

By Nate Lakritz, 8 months ago

Gunkid 99 Preview

Heavily inspired by action-platformer Super Crate Box, Gunkid 99 throws you in a tightly-enclosed arena with a ton of enemies and many weapons at your disposal. You’ll tend to take a defensive stance against your opponents as projectiles swarm the screen. The main gameplay mechanic is a constantly shifting weapon rotation, where your task is...

By Nate Lakritz, 8 months ago

Happy Room Review

Every once in a while a person needs to blow off some steam after a long day’s work. Happy Room is the perfect stress reliever for these types of situations with its violent, sandbox-style gameplay. Developed by Mana Potion Studios, the game provides an infinite queue of ragdoll test dummies to dismember, torture, and experiment...

By Magnus S, 8 months ago

Aggelos Is Coming to Consoles

A new, retro-style action-RPG that was previously published on Steam in June this year, is now coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch. Aggelos is a Metroidvania adventure “that looks like it was plucked straight out of the 16-bit era, but plays like a modern-day marvel”. No one would have any doubts that the game was...

By Nate Lakritz, 9 months ago

Golf Peaks Review

Golf Peaks could easily be mistaken for a skill-based miniature golfing game. At a glance, it appears the player must carefully guide a golf ball around a floating island course without falling off. However, Golf Peaks is actually a tile-based puzzle game that requires a sharp mind rather than golfing skill. A unique card-based movement...

By Ray D., 10 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., 10 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...

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