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'A Dog Named Dave Stuck On A Rave' Mixes Stealth, Rhythm, & Animals

June 8, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture


You know you stepped into the wrong place when you're a dog at an all-cat rave. Navigate the cat-populated dancefloor in hopes of stopping Catastrophe Cate and her evil plans. You can show off your dance moves while dodging the over-sized henchmen, or focus on collecting some delicious bones for your stash. Either way, you'll need to follow the beat in A Dog Named Dave Stuck On A Rave.

Good Pizza, Great Pizza Teaches Players To Be Pizza Artisans

June 7, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture


Good Pizza, Great Pizza wants to teach you all there is to know about owning a Pizzeria - from both the cooking and business side! If you enjoy making it, eating it, and all things pizza - Good, Pizza Great Pizza will cater to your needs.

'Cosmic Snake' Offers High Scores For Talented Cave-In Artists

June 7, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


Cosmic Snake doesn't have much to do with the classic game save for giving you a snake to control, although this one is more interested in digging holes and dropping ceilings on things than eating small bits and getting bigger.

Signalis Blends Lovecraftian Sci-Fi And Survival Horror

June 5, 2018 9:28 PM | Christian Valentin

Signalis' atmospheric pixel art style promises a dark adventure into surreal sci-fi, of "melancholic mystery and...dystopian dreamworlds" tinged with cosmic horror imagery and elements.

'Voyageur' Finds Varied Cultures, Stories, & Peoples On A Galactic Journey

June 5, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


Voyageur is about a one-way journey towards the center of the galaxy - a trip that will have you meeting varied peoples and cultures as you explore the generated planets that lie in your path. Will you collect artifacts, learn stories, and assemble allies along the way? It will be up to you what you do with the situations you come across and the folk you meet.

Unworthy Showcases A Gritty World Filled With Challenging, Shadowy Battles

June 2, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture


If death won't take you, what do you do? Unworthy features a protagonist who's risen from the grave, caught in the gloomy plane between life and death. It isn't a friendly place, either, with many monsters looking to take your life, and without being able to jump in this metroidvania, combat seekers may find their blood pumping against some of the opponents they encounter.

'Homo Machina' Makes Mechanical Puzzles Of The Human Body

June 2, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


Inspired by the artwork of Fritz Khan, Homo Machina turns the human body into a machine filled with puzzles, taking you through a regular day in the life of a person by helping keep their inner workings in top shape.

Moonlighter Balances Shopkeeping & Dungeon Crawling

June 1, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture


A dark mystery lurks in the deepest floors of the dungeons of Moonlighter. Having the right equipment to survive long enough to get some answers requires cash, though! Luckily, you'll be able to sell the rubbish you find in your dungeon crawling, and if you price it right, you'll be able to turn a profit and arm yourself to the teeth.

Sir Questionnaire Is A Dungeon Full Of Choices

May 31, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture


When you're in a dungeon, you may think that fighting your enemy is the only way to proceed. What about just getting out of there? Having a talk? In Sir Questionnaire, a turn-based hack'n'slash, you'll be given two options for every room you explore. Don't think the dungeon is just for monsters, though, as you're sure to encounter some interesting folk on your adventure through the depths.

Dark Lords & Tiny Wildlife Mean to Strike You Down In 'Lords Of Strife'

May 31, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


A dark lord has left your village in ruins. A plague of beasts roam the land, killing anyone in sight. Also, frogs, armadillos, and owls are killing people somehow too, creating a dangerous realm for a lowly, sword-swinging peasant in sidescrolling action game Lords of Strife.

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