A perfect example of a crowd-funded success, Tempest 4000 pulls the best elements from Tempest 2000, Tempest X, Space Giraffe and the classic arcade game into a visually stunning new title that is sure to dazzle!
This week Billy is subbing out a Time Waster review to look at the new Mega Man 11 Demo and share some of his thoughts on it.
Following onto the first game, though not requiring it, This is the Police 2 lets you run a rural town’s police department using strategic decisions and the occasional tactical battle. Keep the peace however you see fit, either clean and squeaky or violent and corrupt – the choice is yours.
Bill Jackson will be reviewing a series of classic books for GiN over the next few weeks. These are great stories that you might have missed, or might just miss, and which some of our favorite videogame tropes are likely based. First up: the cyberpunk classic: Snow Crash.
Designed purely as a party game, best enjoyed with a lot of people whacking each other in local play, Nidhogg II can be a blast in the right circumstances, but kind of a letdown if playing alone.
The Time Waster this week is a puzzle game called Molecats for PC. The cats are cute and the graphics are cool, but in a game like this, it all comes down to the puzzles. Are they challenging enough to warrant checking it out?
Shape of the World from developer Hollow Tree Games is a relaxing exploration game that delivers a hypnotically beautiful procedurally-generated world. A journey through a fantastical world, for the ultimate in relaxing gaming. It’s available now on a variety of platforms for gamers looking for a cool way to destress while having fun.
Dripping with local culture and atmosphere, Exposed Fury takes readers on a believable and intriguing murder mystery set in a snowy small town. With realistic characters, perfect pacing and a sufficiently complex mystery, missing out on this well-told tale would be a crime.
Unexplored: Unlocked Edition is a slam dunk if you’re hankering for another title in the Roguelike genre, even if it isn’t the most visually appealing game to play on the big screen. The gameplay though is smooth and fun, and enables nearly endless play.
This week the Time Waster is a puzzle game called Memory.exe that Billy couldn’t help but get caught up in until the end. Find out if our favorite Time Waster completed his mission, or ran out of RAM at the last second.