Catmaze is a really interesting mashup of genres that combine into a delightful game. It’s partially a Metroidvania type platformer. It’s steeped in Slavic myths. And it has a really cool witch and two very cute cats with mythical powers. You don’t want to miss this one.
Modern Gamer Marie Brownhill is a LEGO fanatic who always has a few unfinished LEGO projects scattered around her office. So, she was very happy with LEGO Bricktales, which ditches the traditional action LEGO RPG format for one that focuses on building and creativity.
At its heart, Jade Order is a puzzler where players need to figure out how to best clear a board of bad guys as they fight the Ashen Plague through the ruins of a scorched land. You do this in tactical combat, which makes Jade Order both fast-paced and exciting.
Just in time for the fall season, the cozy and relaxing visual novel/witchcraft simulator Witchy Life Story has arrived on Steam. A young witch has been exiled to a town by her grandmother, and you as the player must help her make the town’s harvest festival a success in order for her to be allowed to continue with her witch’s training.
Mixing elements of traditional golf games with horror, miniature golf, rogue-likes and even a bit of Dark Souls, Cursed to Golf may be one of the strangest and most difficult golf titles to master. But it’s very fun to try.
ZooKeeper is a low-pressure simulation that allows players to sit back and relax while building their own ultimate zoo in a delightful low-polygon world. This title also has the player manage all the operations within their zoo. Players must keep their animals happy and content, and also must appease the frenzied public that comes to visit their park.
City building games are all the rage these days, but they can sometimes become just as stressful as wargames. That won’t happen with Dorfromantik, a board game like experience which offers one of the most relaxing builders around.
Trivia and game show lovers will be in heaven with the release of Trivial Pursuit Live 2, a title which takes the classic Trivial Pursuit board game and elevates it to a stadium-worthy competition featuring an epic battle of the brains.
Scrapnaut is a clever, cartoon-like survival and base building game set in a colorful steampunk world. And because of the variable difficulty levels, it can also be a combat sim too, or a more chill hunting and gathering type experience.
Shipwrecked on a mysterious island, players can talk with ghosts, explore their vivid surroundings and generally try to uncover secrets of the past in a place that seems to exist out of time. And because it’s a walking simulator at heart, it’s very easy to play.