This week, our Modern Gamer gets repeatedly blown up playing Tank Maniacs. But it’s all in good fun, especially when the art style and gameplay for this single or multiplayer tank battler is so smooth. As a bonus, she plugs in a new Steam controller to her PC. See how that goes!
The Knights and Bikes adventure game perfectly captures what it’s like to be a child with its whimsical blend of fantasy and reality overshadowing a more serious plot being dealt with by the adult characters in this masterpiece of a game.
Williams Pinball: Volume 5 features three classic tables from the golden age of arcades. All are faithfully reproduced with beautiful graphics and accurate ball and gameplay physics. Tables in this volume include Tales of the Arabian Nights, Cirqus Voltaire and No Good Gofers.
Starting life as a console game, the dark and creepy Limbo branched out and is now available for just about every possible gaming platform. If you are looking for a thoughtful and scary puzzle platformer, Limbo is almost heaven.
Rebel Cops attempts to take the combat elements of the This is the Police games and make it the main focus of a cops versus bad guys tactical battler. It’s an interesting game, but perhaps a little too stripped down in this era of XCOM and other more polished turn based combat titles.
This week we review a disturbing visual novel called Raging Loop, modeled after one of those expose-the-werewolf type games. Don’t expect any relaxing slice of life stories or romance with this one. Raging Loop is all about blood, gore and horror.
Lace up your racing shoes and join Modern Gamer Melissa Pierce this week as she combines old school with new cool in the delightfully fast play of Sonic Mania and the Encore DLC.
Metro Exodus took us from the cramped tunnels of the Moscow Metro to an open Russian countryside blasted by nuclear war. Now, The Two Colonels DLC shows us the final fate of two uniquely connected commanding officers.
The original Surge game was a surprisingly good action sci-fi adventure. And The Surge 2 is a worthy successor that doubles down on everything that made the original so amazing. We’ve got better graphics, more fluid combat and a much bigger world to explore and conquer.
Join the Modern Gamer Melissa Pierce as she talks about how she helped a mentally ill girl escape an even crazier psych ward with her talking rabbit. All it took was some chewed up toenails. Of course we are talking about Edna and Harvey: The Breakout 10th Anniversary Edition.