Become Death’s Servant In This Ruthless, Challenging Action RPG

Those who enjoy the Souls series are currently in need of a fresh set of bosses to test their patience and skills against, but action RPG Death’s Gambit aims to fill that void. With fast-paced but precise combat, gigantic bosses with unique tactics, stunning pixel art, a mysterious story, and a killer soundtrack, the game […]

Help Hurt Hopp Delivers Hectic Three-Way Platforming

Daniel Linssen’s library is one packed with quirky games and concepts, often ones that play with the form and functionn of familiar genres. In the vein of the border-manipulating vampire-hunting puzzler Windowframe to the multi-game platformer HopSlide, his latest is Help Hurt Hopp, a three-player precision platformer where one player tries to leap through a […]

‘Helping Hand’ Is About Eloquently Expressing Yourself With A Finger

Helping Hand is about suing your fingers to communicate, and while you can say a whole lot with a single finger, this title asks you to say a whole lot more than that, bringing all your digits in to help. After all, how well do certain one-finger gestures translate to alien beings? Best learn to […]

Regular Human Basketball Is A Quirky Robot-Controlling Version Of A Certain Sport

Regular Human Basketball is a sports game recreating a popular American sport, involving players throwing or dunking a ball into a hoop to score points. Also, the players are giant mechs controlled by drivers inside their robotic innards. Just your typical sports game. Reminiscent of Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime or the recent Far: Lone […]

Wadjet Eye Games’ ‘Unavowed’ Spins A Near-Perfect Urban Fantasy Yarn

Dave Gilbert’s Blackwell games have been some of my favorite point & click adventures for years. Good stories, likeable protagonists, a distinct sense of place, and that trademark Wadjet Eye style had me anticipating each new episode like Christmas. I was certain that Gilbert’s games couldn’t get any better, that he had “found his voice” […]

Shattered’s Bird Hero Dispels Evil With A Magical Bell

In the platforming, puzzling adventure of Shattered, an adorable blue bird seeks answers about nightmare creatures and missing siblings. You’ll be tasked with searching for the bird’s brother across some beautiful landscapes and vanquishing some terrifying creatures using your magical bell. While venturing out to look for his brother, a little blue bird finds himself […]

‘Life In The Dorms’ Is An Adventure In (Somewhat Silly) University Life

Dack Peeples just wants to get through orientation and deal with his mounting homesickness, but these are just the beginnings of problems that will come up in adventure game Life in the Dorms. Although, honestly, doing emergency surgery on your friend’s mom or dealing with serial killers roommates aren’t exactly the usual kinds of problems […]

Llama Villa Is A Llama-Loving Life Sim

Are you passionate about Llamas? Is your every want and need fulfilled by watching them thrive? Llama Villa is the game for you and your peculiar (and spectacular) taste! To be concise, ‘It’s The Sims, but with llamas”! There’s a lot to monitor with these furry roommates. You’ll have to make sure they have water, […]