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Friends Make Survival Easier In Co-Op Horror Game Outbreak: The New Nightmare

January 20, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


Outbreak: The New Nightmare draws from Resident Evil: Outbreak, having a group of players work together to make their way across an undead-infested city while dealing with tiny inventories, ammo shortages, and puzzles.

Experience The Frantic Dogfights Of LuftrauserZ... On Your C64

January 19, 2018 7:50 AM | Thomas Faust

rauserZ.jpgIs it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it a remake or a demake? And anyway, what sinister programming magic is this? These questions might run through your head when you see LuftrauserZ, Paul Kollers's C64 port of Vlambeer's dogfighting arcade shooter Luftrausers.

Bite-Sized Roguelike Realm Of The Ghost King Shuffles Towards Release

January 18, 2018 8:45 AM | Thomas Faust

I do love me a good roguelike, but these things are quite the time sink. Level up your puny little hero, explore vast labyrinths, amass riches - that stuff usually takes a considerable amount of time. But fret not, Realm of the Ghost King respects your time, offering bite-sized sessions that will easily fit into your coffee break.

Destroy Space Aliens Is A Game Boy Adventure Of Clearing Castles Of Alien Nuissances

January 18, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


Destroy Space Aliens looks to appeal to alien haters and folks who dig the color green, taking players on an adventure through a castle filled with jerk aliens who are really messing up a house-sitting job.

Explore mysterious alien worlds in 3D platformer Venineth

January 16, 2018 2:44 PM | Christian Valentin


Across sprawling and abstract alien worlds, Venineth frames its platforming, exploration, and environmental within a focus on mystery and discovery. This puzzle platformer is set not in challenging gauntlets but on the vast expanses of distant planets, letting you explore and uncover the secrets of its worlds at your own pace.

A Raven Monologue Tells A Story Of Raven Relationships

January 16, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


A Raven Monologue follows a raven who can't seem to call out, telling a silent story of its relationship with the people in town.

Action-Platformer Cally's Caves 4 Brings Back Those Goofy Jumping Sounds Of Old

January 15, 2018 1:18 PM | Thomas Faust

Remember Billy Blaze? Also known as Commander Keen, he is fondly remembered for his action platforming exploits in the early nineties. The Commander Keen games were in many ways leading the way in the pre-Doom shareware era and are still fondly remembered by many players. 25 years later, along comes a little series called Cally's Caves. 12-year-old me would have played the hell out of its latest chapter, Cally's Caves 4.

Stop The Ten Plagues Of Egypt In Rusty Lake Paradise

January 13, 2018 8:15 PM | Julia Couture


In the newest addition to the Rusty Lake point and click series, Rusty Lake Paradise sets up for a new atmospheric and chilling experience. Players will be taken on a dark journey as they must attempt to stop the plagues by uncovering hidden memories and participating in twisted family rituals.

Mind The Vikings Is A City Builder Full Of Quirky Personalities!

January 12, 2018 9:00 PM | Julia Couture


Combine the macro level of management (city-building) with the micro level (people managing) and you'll end up with Mind The Vikings. Players can look forward to discovering new lands and developing them to their liking, all while meeting the many different residents and their unique personalities!

AER - Memories Of Old Is At Its Best When You're Just Enjoying The Moment

January 10, 2018 9:10 AM | Thomas Faust

I'm slightly disappointed that AER - Memories of Old didn't leave more of a lasting impression on me. I've been looking forward to this low-poly open world exploration adventure for a while, but now that it's been released, I don't really think about the game at all when I'm not playing it. However - and bear with me here, because this might sound weird - this is actually a good thing. You see, AER is all about enjoying the moment.

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