Energy Cycle Edge has an exciting name, but that is where the energy ends for this one-trick pony of a puzzle game. While this was reviewed on the Nintendo Switch, it would be more at home as an ad-supported, free smartphone game.
You will die far more than twice in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, a challenging game that has no difficulty setting other than hard. It’s a beautiful tale rooted deeply in Japanese folklore that also looks amazing. If you want some nearly impossible challenges and the resulting rewards, Sekiro is your game.
The technicians at Eagle Eye Optical have devised a whole set of stylish eyewear designed to filter out harmful things like blue light which can slow down or strain gamers during marathon play sessions. We strap up and step out to test them.
Arcade Spirits is a romantic visual novel set it a wonderful alternative history where the videogame crash of 1983 never happened, and the arcades of yesteryear never went out of style. You get to run your own arcade while trying to find true love.
Take us out to the ballgame, just not the one from RBI Baseball 19. This messy attempt at major league baseball gets everything wrong, from basic fundamentals to slowdowns and crashes, to a weird, unavoidable mercy rule where professional baseball teams simply give up if they fall behind.
While not quite the epic turn-based strategy game we hoped it would be, Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics has some interesting points, like mixing XCom tactical gameplay with Lovecraftian Mythos. Set during World War II in the Ardennes Forest, you will be fighting Nazis and other monsters.
If you love soccer but don’t like the complexity of most sports games, you might enjoy Legendary Eleven and it’s more arcade-like interface. You don’t need fancy controller skills to pull off some legendary maneuvers on this field, which makes Legendary Eleven worth kicking around.
Heavily inspired by the classic Advance Wars game, Wargroove is a competent and exciting wargame with a brilliant single player mode and plenty of multiplayer action too. In fact, Wargroove is a lesson in how to create a game with both sound strategy and tactics.
A perfect balance between dungeon-running and deck building, Slay the Spire is one of the most unique and fun rogue-like titles that our reviewers have played in a long time. You will easily find yourself delving ever deeper, and trying to build the perfect deck to get you just a little bit further.
The life of a wartime airplane mechanic might not be as exciting as a fighter pilot, but when you only have a few minutes to patch bullet holes, change the oil and fix a wonky head gasket, your skill will really be taxed to get those war machines flying again.