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Good Job! Tangledeep Is A Classy Roguelike

July 21, 2017 9:01 AM | Thomas Faust

Developer Impact Gameworks' first title has you setting out into the unknown in order to escape your dull life underground. Enter the mysterious labyrinth known as Tangledeep, follow great adventurers, and make your way to the surface - all in classic roguelike fashion, but with lovely 16-bit pixel art, an amazing soundtrack, and some quality of life improvements.

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles - A Charming World Full Of Life

July 20, 2017 9:00 PM | Julia Couture


In Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, possibilities are almost endless and overwhelming, at first. Your main objective will be to explore this vast world and purge the evil murk that plagues the world. As long as you don't get distracted by hoarding materials for crafts, discovering all sorts of wildlife, and visiting bustling communities.

Show 'Em The Sights In Tourist Guide Dog!

July 19, 2017 7:00 PM | Julia Couture


Tourist Guide Dog. The title of this treasure of a game leaves no question as to what you'll be doing. You'll be playing as an eccentric dog, guiding the tourists to the best sights of the city (although your tastes may differ at times!). The simple look of the game masks a fun set of mechanics on how to keep both human and canine entertained and excited.

Cursed Castilla Brings Challenging Ghosts N' Goblins Action On The Road

July 18, 2017 7:00 AM | Joel Couture


The tears of a witch have turned into a key that allows evil to enter the kingdom of Castille, only that kingdom and its onslaught of monstrosities has gotten a little smaller and a lot more portable with the 3DS release of arcade sidescroller Cursed Castilla. Just don't expect a smaller challenge with the smaller screen size, as the foes born of European folklore haven't gotten any less hard to overcome.

The Awkward Steve Duology Offers Practical Solutions To Everyday Door-Opening Anxieties

July 17, 2017 5:00 PM | Joel Couture


Your front door is a hellish maw upon which all manner of brigands, ne'er do wells, and postal workers can find entry to your home. As such, a simple knock on the door can bring the promise of death, doom, and bills, leaving most sensible people a quivering husk at the sound of a curled knuckle rapping. Luckily, we have The Awkward Steve Duology to teach us something about coping with the world beyond those closed doors that keep us safe.

Help Royalty With Menial Tasks They Could Do Themselves In Platformer Omegaland

July 14, 2017 7:00 AM | Joel Couture


A princess has lost the five keys to her castle, and rather than lower herself to climbing in through the window or something, you can control Patrick or Patricia and take them out into the countryside to look for them in Omegaland. Expect platforming fun, treasure collecting, beating up the locals when they get in the way of your cash-collecting, using that money so you can further stomp the locals with better weapons and tools, and...oh, this is kind of depressing.

Drift Sideways At Insane Speeds In Arcade Racer Hyperun

July 13, 2017 5:10 PM | Christian Valentin

Hyperun isn't the first game to have you drifting around tight corners, but most don't have your vehicles leaving sparks in their wake while sliding at a ninety degreee angle at 700 km/h.

Screenshot Saturday Highlights - July 8th, 2017

July 13, 2017 12:18 AM | Christian Valentin

Wacky weapons, massive hordes, and impossible bosses have a place in this belated Screenshot Saturday.

Players Will Join Ili In Her Memories, Meeting Her Haunted Past Together

July 12, 2017 7:00 PM | Joel Couture


Ili, a young woman haunted by regrets who longs for a more idyllic past, will take the player on a journey through her memories, acknowledging the player's control over her and their place in this exploration of her thoughts. In doing so, player and character join together on a colorful, otherworldly journey to make peace with her past. Or flee it.

Beans: A Coffee Shop Simulator Of Savvy Business Decisions (And Some Murders)

July 11, 2017 7:00 PM | Joel Couture


Think you can run your own coffee shop? Want to make up your own recipes? Fiddle with the decor? Arrange events to bring people in? Avoid being murdered by your competition (wait...what?)? Then it's time you opened your own digital store with Beans: The Coffee Shop Simulator.

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