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.
The Pinball Wizard video game takes its name seriously, offering players a rogue-like dungeon crawler that is centered around levels of tricky pinball-like fun. A pinball dungeon crawler may sound like an odd combination, but it’s actually really fun.
This week Modern Gamer Marie Brownhill lets her fingers do the fighting in the typing trainer Outshine. In the game, players will be typing out words in order to launch missiles, shield their character and challenge endless sci-fi landscapes. And surprisingly, it’s actually G-R-E-A-T F-U-N.
The iconic Sonic the Hedgehog blazes onto the scene once more in the brand new Sonic Frontiers adventure. With a gigantic cast of characters, beautifully rendered new levels and speedy challenges, this could be the game that helps Sonic race back to the top of the heap.
The original Shovel Knight game helped to boost the entire indie game movement. Now, developer Nitrome and publisher Yacht Club Games are back with Shovel Knight Dig, hoping to tunnel towards success with platformer players one more time.
Maze Blaze is an arcade shooter where players fight swarms of enemies while solving procedurally-generated maze levels that are dripping in neon lights and brilliant special effects. Those who miss old-school arcade action will find a lot to enjoy in these dazzling mazes.
It’s creeping ever closer to Halloween, so we are ramping up our coverage of games with a spooky twist. The Darkest Tales falls into that category perfectly as a Metroid-like hack-and-slasher title featuring dark takes on popular fairy tales and a teddy bear hero with attitude.