This week we take a look at Plantera, a beautiful piece of art that might also qualify as a video game, though we think that for Plantera, it may take the Casual genre a bit too far, removing the player form the equation all together.
Blood and Wine is packed with the final quests for the beloved Witcher 3: Wild Hunt series. And boy, does the series go out on a high note with a beautiful new world, never-before seen features and more high-level content than you can slay with a silver sword.
We Are the Dwarves is a unique real-time strategy game where your Dwarven astronauts must explore and use tactics to conquer a previously unknown planet that is teeming with creatures and sci-fi dangers of all kinds.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with one small step. Overfall follows Lao Tzu in this thinking, except in a boat, during this turn-based RPG that neither entirely over-delivers nor underperforms. Oh, did we mention the really cool big heads?
Ascent – The Space Game is an indie MMO where players can explore over 270 billion star systems. So players can literally both boldly go where no one has gone before, and also play constantly for years without ever learning even half of the universe’s many secrets.
Presented as an episodic gangster-era adventure, Blues and Bullets is an interesting take on detective-style gaming, with a gritty art and voice-work style to compliment the story. Get ready for a film noir type experience and a gritty story punctuated with lead.
Normally when you don’t like the ending to a story there isn’t much you can do about it. Stories: The Path of Destinies however, encourages you to rewrite the book until you get it right in this genuinely entertaining fairy tale about a fox who doesn’t want to know the odds.
Coffin Dodgers seems to have a lot going for it, with a funny plot and a Diddy Kong-like gameplay, but frame rate and stuttering problems on the PlayStation 4 should make this one a definite pass for nearly all players.
The Battle is Joined! On the anniversary of D-Day, we take a look at the new DLC for the Order of Battle Pacific strategy game, the US Marines. If you thought the war was hell before, try conquering the campaigns that the Marines had to manage. This amazing sequel should appeal to armchair generals everywhere.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End may be flawed, but its moments of brilliance far outshine those niggles. This is a series that’s going out, when it’s still at the top of its game.