The first chapter of The Adventures of Bluke Bifton by Brainloaf Studio could have likely been ripped from the screen of a 1990s cartoon given the animation style. This over-the-top adventure plays out in a series of exploration and mini-game missions that will highly appeal to its target audience.
Doomblade is an amazing Metroidvania with a uniquely good combat and control scheme that’s completely different from many similar titles. This is one slick shooter that is not to be missed for those who enjoy Metroidvanias.
Our reviewer enjoys party games that he can play in couch co-op with his friends and family, and he was delighted to find that Chickenoidz Super Party had launched for the Nintendo Switch and PC. Chickenoidz Super Party is a multiplayer top-down arena shooter for up to four players.
Transmogrify is a unique puzzle platformer that challenges players to brave waves of enemies, hitting them with a sci-fi transmogrification ray that turns them into something more useful, like building blocks which can then be used to escape levels or to climb ever higher.
This week Modern Gamer columnist Marie Brownhill turns the key on the retro-themed racer Sunrise GP. Developer Gamedust has created a really entertaining experience for the Nintendo Switch that looks like a classic arcade title but drives like a modern racer.
Fueled Up is one of those rare titles that encourages couch co-op play as you and your hapless crew of friends try and keep your damaged spaceship flying. You will need to overcome countless in-flight emergencies and also keep one step ahead of an evil space octopus.
Maze Blaze is a colorful shooter that brings to mind arcade games of yesteryear, while also using all the horsepower of modern consoles or gaming PCs in order to deliver a sense-overloading, colorful experience filled with blazing lights and sound as you run and gun through endless, chaotic levels.
Kandria is a story-intensive title with lots of action and platforming in a surprisingly huge post-apocalyptic world filled with corrupted androids and other hazards. With 250 individually designed rooms to explore along with a variety of quests to complete, Kandria offers a unique challenge in a 2D pixel world.
Video gamers past and present should check out Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration collection. Packed with 50 years of gaming history from Atari, this new collection of over 90 titles is more of a digital museum where you can play with the exhibits.
Skeleton Crew is a dungeon crawler that is also a side scroller and a multiplayer platformer. There’s also puzzles and mysteries to solve, and even a bit of base building. All that makes Skeleton Crew worth checking out.