Tag: side-scrolling

May
20

REVIEW: FAR: Lone Sails

A beautiful, but flawed mini-masterpiece, FAR: Lone Sails has some wonderful scenes coupled with some frustrating bugs.

May
06

REVIEW: Super Daryl Deluxe

This high school RPG is funny, surreal, and unique.

May
02

REVIEW: Symmetry

Incoming message to all the equipment at my base: stop breaking.

Mar
11

REVIEW: Pixel Privateers

Pixel Privateers is, basically, a 2D side-scrolling dungeon crawling ARPG with exploration and management elements.

Jan
16

REVIEW: Not Dying Today

Not Dying Today is a 2D side scrolling action adventure game set in a world overrun by – you guessed it – “zombies.” Does it continue the fatigue of the zombie titles on the market or provide a nice change […]

Jan
10

REVIEW: Operation Hardcore

Operation Hardcore is a 2D side-scrolling stick shooter with some modern twists, but still heavily inspired by old classics of the same genre like, for example, Contra.

Dec
31

REVIEW: End Of The Mine

The cleverly-titled End of the Mine is a mostly enjoyable if somewhat unexceptional 2D platformer/shooter, in which the player mines for interplanetary goodies while blasting endless hordes of beasties. Find weapons, upgrade weapons, craft ammo, kill monsters, and…that’s about it, […]

Dec
19

REVIEW: Rocket Riot

Currently, Rocket Riot only offers an explosive (ohoho) single player experience, but its Xbox Live debut back in 2009 had multiplayer which some people might miss or want. The developers are looking into some alternatives since they don’t have the […]

Dec
06

PREVIEW: Dragon Knight – Dragon Killing Specialist

Dragon Knight is a 2D side-scrolling fighter reminiscent of titles such as the original Golden Axe and Dragon’s Crown. All of the staples are here: healing and attack items to pick up, multiple areas that are blocked until all enemies […]

Nov
24

REVIEW: Adventure Apes & The Mayan Mystery

Adventure Apes & The Mayan Mystery is a retro side scrolling platform action adventure pixel game. Love the tag line of “Go Ape Bit”.