Arcadia Fallen is a visual novel set in a beautiful world of swords-and-sorcery where demons are trying to take over, and it’s up to the young heroes to put a giant knock into their insidious plans.
Firegirl is an ambitious game that offers some truly intriguing game mechanics. You will find your superhero firefighter girl in a constant battle with some very angry, living flames as you save your city in this exciting rogue-like platformer.
Our Modern Gamer fondly remembers the classic Outlaw Star anime while playing They Always Run this week, a gritty space western side scroller featuring a Clint Eastwood, Cad Bane type mercenary with three arms and lots of attitude.
This week our Modern Gamer does some seriously cute cart racing in Pinchcliffe Grand Prix, which is known as Flaklypa in its native Norway. If you are Norwegian, the game is probably nostalgic, but anyone can enjoy the amusing mini-games and racing action.
With obvious influences from games like Journey, Scarf is a beautiful and easy-going platformer that tells the tale of a creature of light (that’s you) and a red dragon scarf as they jump, glide, fly and explore magical worlds together.
Honig Studios has produced an adorable puzzle adventure in which you direct the eponymous Hijo through a series of levels to rescue his mother who has been kidnapped by bandits. It’s a family friendly, non-violent western game that is available on multiple platforms including PC, consoles and mobile.
Strange Horticulture is a unique game where you run a small apothecary shop specializing in magical herbs, but also work to potentially solve mysteries and maybe even save the world with your near magical plant-based formulas.
If you’re a fan of storytelling or of Lovecraftian horror, give Transient: Extended Edition a pretty hard look. While short, the game offers a deep, rich story, a few scares, and surprisingly well-thought-out graphics in a cleverly designed world.
Noble Fates on the surface is a medieval kingdom builder, and it checks all those boxes nicely. But it also has a deeper level as residents of your kingdom compete for leadership and fight for survival as god-like players try to conquer the mortal realm.
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.