Tandem: A Tale of Shadows is a puzzle game that allows you to play as two different characters more-or-less simultaneously, but each character has an entirely different perspective, meaning that you as the player get to explore your environment with both of them.
We rarely review games that are in early access, but our reviewer wanted to make an exception for Nova Drift. The Asteroids-like game is extremely polished, action-packed and really beautiful in a retro kind of way. It’s more than worth taking a shot.
If you’re a fan of Metroidvanias, RPG action-adventure titles, or games with heavy Gothic aesthetics, it’s not hard to predict that you will really love Konami’s Castlevania Advance Collection. Get your whips ready to start cracking!
Vesper from Cordens Interactive is one of the most visually stunning platformers to come out in a long time. And the game seems content to let players wander its colorful world without too much direction or help, for better or worse depending on your preferred playstyle.
Drox Operative 2 combines typical 4X space exploration with plenty of old-school arcade action. This makes for a unique experience that is both strategically rewarding and also really exciting. Drox Operative 2 is definitely worth exploring.
They Always Run is a sci-fi western shooter where you play a three-armed bounty hunter trying to take down the worst of the scum and villainy in the universe. The side-scrolling action is fast and incredible, though also not really intended for beginners.
If you love platforming and puzzle games or enjoy those particular aspects of Metroidvania type games then you’ll love Unbound: Worlds Apart, even if the difficulty is pretty challenging. But if you are good at platforming, then this one is worth the jump.
Those who enjoy retro gaming will fall in love with Golden Force, an action platformer where you perform complex combos, slides and dash attacks. There is a lot of variety too, with underwater fighting, unique obstacles and difficult enemies.
Way back in the early days of the modern gaming industry, the Postal game came out guns blazing, leaving controversy and angry parental groups in its wake. That classic has been remade now for the PlayStation, though it almost seems quaint by today’s standards.
Loosely based on neon-soaked arcade games from the 1980s, Chaser Tracer is a fun and free casual game for both the iOS and Android platforms that will have you racing to trace a variety of interesting shapes in an intense environment.