Patron is a brand new city builder that prides itself on realistic difficulty. There is also a strong political underpinning so that budding rulers can make enemies. Unfortunately for our Modern Gamer, the ultimate enemy was starvation, which her colonists experienced a lot.
Following up on their excellent documentary type game Attentat 1942, the new Svoboda 1945: Liberation drama finds players investigating the sad tales of historical atrocities that took place in and around Czechoslovakia during World War II. Like it’s predecessor, Svoboda offers some powerful gameplay.
Big Farm Story is a delightful game for casual players, or those who just want to get away from the harshness of reality for a while. It’s a lot like Animal Crossing that way, but with so much more to accomplish and enjoy. So come on down to the Big Farm to experience a fun and relaxing time and a fine story.
Ambition: A Minuet in Power is an engaging adventure and romance-based game set during the French Revolution. You will need to pick your outfits, choose your companions, trade influence and earn a little money, and most of all, literally keep your head in troubling times.
A new Modern Gamer takes the helm of our weekly review feature, but you all know her well. It’s Marie Brownhill, our celebrated Star Trek columnist. Her first mission is plodding through the somewhat unusual No Longer Home story-based adventure game.
Our Modern Gamer columnist has been hooked on all things Witcher these days, and that includes a somewhat obscure offering from CD Projekt Red called Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales that marries GWENT and The Witcher 3.
Alchemy Stars is a refreshingly different RPG for iOS and Android platforms that actually somehow breaks the mold by offering some amazingly unique gameplay. This one gets a major recommendation from our Modern Gamer reviewer.
Albion Online is a cross-platform sandbox MMORPG set in an open medieval fantasy world. The game features a player-driven economy where nearly every item is player-crafted, a classless system, and plenty of deep content to keep RPGers happy.
Moonlight Sculptor is a beautiful MMORPG designed for mobile gamers that is extremely easy to pick up and play, yet deep in terms of story and strategy. If you are looking for a good RPG for your smartphone, this is a great choice.
Niffelheim is a game that has been out for a while now for the PC through Steam, the Nintendo Switch and other consoles, but it just got released for the iOS platform (sorry, no Android yet). Our Modern Gamer gets his Norse on this week, playing this rocking game on the small screen.