Tag: featured

Jan
25

PREVIEW: Mr Shifty

While complete clones are usually frowned upon, when a good formula has been established there is no reason not to get inspiration from it either to give us more of what we are craving, or to further a genre. After […]

Jan
24

REVIEW: Milkmaid of the Milky Way

Ruth, a simple farm girl living in Western Norway in 1929 has her life turned upside down all of a sudden after a thunderstorm. Pixelated graphics leave a lot for the player’s own imagination to fill in with the otherwise […]

Jan
22

REVIEW: 8-Bit Hordes

This is the second title (by release date) within Petroglyph’s 8-Bit series and as soon as you start playing it one thing becomes clear: it’s a homage to both classic Command & Conquer as well as Warcraft RTS’ from back […]

Jan
19

REVIEW: CONSTRUCT

The Unity 5 Engine shows its potential once again, in the hands of a creative developer (at the start of his career, no less!) who manages to add another fine title to Steam’s growing collection of indie abstract games. CONSTRUCT […]

Jan
17

PREVIEW: Shadows

Shadows is an early access platformer bathed in the shadows. With the flood of early access games, is this worth picking up? Or is it just another early access game you can skip?

Jan
14

REVIEW: Duo

Duo is a minimal 2.5D puzzler. You have an arrangement of squares, some with barriers on one side which prevent a character from moving forward. You start a level with your two characters at opposite ends of the board all […]

Jan
11

PREVIEW: Earth Liberation

Earth Liberation aims to recapture the essence of old-school fast-paced RTS games rather than revolutionize the genre. A game that looks like StarCraft but plays more like Command & Conquer, with no resource gathering? Sign me in, I will join […]

Jan
11

REVIEW: Wuppo

Obviously, games take a while to come out. None of them can be produced easily; even the biggest yearly franchises take that long to be made, often with negative consequences. But of course on the other side of the coin, […]

Jan
08

PREVIEW: Guardians of Ember

Guardians of Ember is an early access game which plays like a combination of Diablo and WoW. Is it good enough to be on your watch list or should be dumped in the sale bin of steam? Let’s find out:

Jan
07

REVIEW: 8-Bit Invaders!

Petroglyph can be regarded as a veteran team of game developers that have tended to specialize in the classic strategy genre, while still offering some fresh elements and perspectives. Apart from the 8-Bit trilogy (as of 2016), they also created […]