Dungeon and Dragons players first got a glimpse of the Spelljammer campaign setting in 1989, with medieval type adventurers piloting sailing ships through space. That amazing concept has now been recreated and updated in a massive new Spelljammer: Adventures in Space compendium that is not to be missed.
At its heart, Jade Order is a puzzler where players need to figure out how to best clear a board of bad guys as they fight the Ashen Plague through the ruins of a scorched land. You do this in tactical combat, which makes Jade Order both fast-paced and exciting.
The science of artificial intelligence continues to evolve and grow ever smarter. So why not harness that technology and use it for gaming? In AI Dungeon, that’s exactly what the platform does, so expect a completely unique and sometimes wonderful experience playing along with an AI or in creating your own fantastic worlds.
It’s creeping ever closer to Halloween, so we are ramping up our coverage of games with a spooky twist. The Darkest Tales falls into that category perfectly as a Metroid-like hack-and-slasher title featuring dark takes on popular fairy tales and a teddy bear hero with attitude.
Marie Brownhill, our Modern Gamer columnist, continues to look at spooky and seasonal titles. This week, she dives into the Lovecraft inspired madness of Last Threshold, a visual novel that has a soundtrack driven atmosphere and is dripping in hand-painted haunting backgrounds.
The Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous was an epic RPG that was universally loved by players and reviewers. But the DLCs have been a bit lackluster so far. That changes with The Treasure of the Midnight Isles, depending on what kind of RPG you most enjoy.
Twinkly Squares provide gamers with the opportunity to light up their game rooms in stunning colors, or to create and display their favorite team logos, game characters or pixel art. We reviewed the starter Twinkly Squares kit and found quite an illuminating experience.
Just in time for the fall season, the cozy and relaxing visual novel/witchcraft simulator Witchy Life Story has arrived on Steam. A young witch has been exiled to a town by her grandmother, and you as the player must help her make the town’s harvest festival a success in order for her to be allowed to continue with her witch’s training.
Flush with the success of the Edgerunners anime series, the Cyberpunk 2077 game is experiencing a resurgence in popularity, with millions of players diving back into Night City’s dark utopia. And thankfully, the developers have released another patch that adds a bit more single player content and quite a few nods to Edgerunners.
Gunslingers and Zombies is a budget turn-based strategy game that is available for the PC through the Steam platform and is also on the Nintendo Switch. It’s well made and may provide a good starting point for those who are new to turn-based, tactical gameplay.