While Tower Of Shirin is every bit a puzzle adventure game, with all the pros can cons that entails, this one tends to rise above the pack a bit with colorful characters, and interesting world and a good story to move things along.
Backed by the full Star Trek license, the Star Trek Timelines free-to-play mobile game puts you in the role of a Starfleet Captain tying to unravel a temporal crisis. And you have just about every Star Trek hero from every era to back you up.
Townsmen has existed on the PC for a while, and later on mobile platforms. Now it jumps over to consoles for the first time, laying its foundation on the Nintendo Switch. Find out if this one is worth building on in our deep dive review.
This week’s Time Waster has Billy taking on the role of a bard’s love as he tires to guide it through challenges and to its recipient in Mellowdy.
The You Don’t Know Jack series has been around for about as long as people have been playing games on computers and consoles. The Jackbox Party Pack 5 adds new games and some innovations, such as turning any cellphone into a controller.
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.
More of an experience than just a game, The Mooseman draws heavily on tribal cultures and ancient wisdom to create a truly unique, and at times breathtaking, experience where videogames meet and embrace art.
Re-releasing a game from 2008 on the Nintendo Switch may not seem like a recipe for success, but it actually is if that game is De Blob, one of the coolest 3D puzzle platformers around. Now paired with the friendly Switch interface, gamers will be painting the town red, blue, green and everything else all over again.
This week Billy is checking out a chess game called Zen Chess: Mate in One, but it isn’t quite the same as a normal game of chess. Besides, you can watch Billy the time waster make some amazing chessboard victories in just one move, like magic, sort of, in a way.
Turmoil is one of the most interesting and fun business type simulations to come out in a long time, with more than enough content and style to justify AAA pricing, but is nonetheless easily available for gamers on a budget.