Dragon Quest Builders II is a game that provides the tools for one to craft some fascinating and detailed fantasy creations. The story is what drew me in, however. Dragon Quest Builders II is ultimately a game about fate and whether we are bound to our natures that hearkens to lore from the early Dragon Quest stories. Although rife with annoyances, the overall experience is worth it.
Superliminal, a mind-bending puzzle game from Pillow Castle, is a refreshing and inventive addition to the puzzle genre. This particular entry among puzzle games requires thinking from different perspectives in a new and exciting way. Curious? I thought so – you'll find all your Superliminal info right here!
New Super Lucky's Tale is the third installment of the Lucky's Tale series, with redesigned levels, creatures, and puzzles. This action-packed adventure is well suited to a younger audience and promises a 3D platforming adventure. Check out our review of this Playful Studios' newest game!
Sea Salt looks and feels like one of the great DOS games of yore. It features complex and well-designed pixel graphics with an interesting premise – being a dark, Lovecraftian god and punishing the unfaithful in the best way dark, Lovecraftian gods know how. This review explores this horror-themed, indie real-time strategy game – check it out, if you dare!
Crying Suns, a grim, sci-fi rogue-like adventure, leads us through Alt Shift's version of a post-apocalyptic galaxy, complete with pirates, mutants, robot worshipping religious zealots, and other unsavory characters. The game features tactical combat, a strategic map with resource management mechanics, and a mystery for the player to unfold.
Don't Bite Devs' platformer Wreckin' Ball Adventure is a unique physics platformer where you, a robotic, bouncing ball, must escape from a high-tech facility. The game features 60 levels, a playground mode, and an endless mode for up to four simultaneous players. Although the premise is derivative and the level design sometimes uninspired, Wreckin' Ball Adventure is, in fact, a fun and very bouncy adventure.
Tidal Tribe is a god game but thrives as a Zen experience. A broad and unique offering, the game could benefit from increased focus and better writing. The game will not likely make any ‘greatest games’ lists, but that shouldn’t take away from how impressive it is that one individual developed this, and Tidal Tribe is not a bad game by any stretch.
Lost Orbit: Terminal Velocity, a rework, and expansion of the original Lost Orbit game, is a short, but fun journey through space. The visuals and musical score are delightful, even if the voice acting and writing are hit-or-miss. Story heavy and content-lite, the game is a worth a try for those looking for a skill-based, sci-fi action-adventure, reminiscent of higher-end mobile games. Although not likely to be a long-remembered classic, Lost Orbit: Terminal Velocity is worth the time spent playing it.
Conqueror's Blade is genuinely fun. The battles are frantic, the breadth of units is awesome, and the variety of game modes and diverse places to progress mean that Conqueror's Blade is a great game to play for both casual and dedicated players. Its open-ended and broad nature also mean that there are plenty of avenues to explore, whether on the world map, in terms of mechanics, or even progression. Just be prepared for to sink the necessary amount of time to enjoy all that it has to offer.