Anyone looking for a cool twist on the standard tower defense genre should give Space Run Galaxy a whirl. The game combines deeper strategy with almost twitch-level tactics for a fresh take on a classic mechanic. Just beware the space squids as they can get nasty this time of year.
Heaven’s Hope is a point and click adventure with an interesting concept. Players take on the role of a friendly but foolish angel named Talorel who has fallen from heaven and can’t get back up. Going home is not that easy though when you’re missing your wings and halo, and stuck in a town where anything out of the ordinary is condemned as evil witchcraft.
Breached is one of the most beautiful sci-fi games you will likely find this year, with a great concept and even cool things like real science puzzles that you wont find almost anywhere else. It’s also, unfortunately, one of those games that is likely to drive you crazy as you play. Come read our love/hate review of this really cool adventure game.
The Muv – Luv visual novel is easily one of the most fascinating and fun games of this type that we have yet come across. Depending on your choices, your journey can be short and terrible or long and fulfilling in this quirky blend of anime and sci-fi, with a touch of romance tossed in for good measure.
Broken Bots is an 8-bit neon shooter similar in speed and style to Hotline Miami. While it certainly has its shortcomings, its entry-level price and totally over-the-top chaotic gameplay make it an exciting, if somewhat mindless, diversion.
Phantaruk is the first attempt at a horror game from indie developer Polyslash. While it provides an interesting setting and backstory, this freshman outing is likely too flawed to gain widespread success in the increasingly crowded horror genre.
Those who work all day on their computers and then spend their free time gaming might notice a bit of strain by bedtime. The Penclic Mini Keyboard and mouse are designed to counter that problem, offering an ergonomic alternative that works for work or play. We take this Swedish hardware for a game-binging spin this week.
This is the Police puts you in the shoes of a retiring police chief who needs to raise half a million dollars, by any means necessary, before his last day on the job. How you go about that is up to you, and the corruption-plagued city of Freeburg will offer you plenty of opportunities in this dark adventure game.
The original Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir was groundbreaking when it was released nine years ago. Today, developer Vanillaware has recast that magic with a remake that captures the greatness of the original while pushing it to even greater heights.
Playdead’s Inside game is the spiritual sucessor to Limbo. If you haven’t played Limbo, just play Inside instead because it’s like the best version of Limbo – a perfect, atmospheric little puzzler with just the right mix of creepy mystery mixed in for good measure.