Sometimes the simplest games can be loads of fun. Spellspire by 10tons is a light but entertaining spelling game where players guide a mage through a tower, slaying enemies with letters and magic.
Retro shooters are the best. No one can deny the timelessness of quick-paced, run and gun first-person blood-fests where you madly dash through rooms collecting powerups and blow through hundreds of enemies with enough bullets to start a war.
It’s been a while since we’ve had a good arcade basketball experience. The last NBA Street game (NBA Street Homecourt) came out back in 2007 and NBA Jam briefly was revived in 2010, and since then there’s been a lack of high quality arcade hoops action.
I’m a big fan of the first Outlast. In my opinion, it was the first game to perfectly emulate the found footage horror genre and make for a compelling game experience, and it truly terrified me from start to finish as I carefully explored a psychiatric hospital full of deranged lunatics that hunted me down and wanted to murder me in all sorts of gory ways.
Tarsier Studios’ Little Nightmares is a beautifully designed horror game in which players take on the role of a small, raincoated girl named Six as she seeks to escape an underwater prison known as the Maw.
Who knew that combining two classic puzzle games could be so fun? With Puyo Puyo Tetris, Sonic Team and Sega mix block puzzler Tetris with the gelatin-matching Puyo Puyo for an excellent puzzle game that surprises with its deep gameplay and excellent multiplayer modes, making it an entertaining experience for all ages.
When Bulletstorm first released back in 2011, it was a breath of fresh air in an otherwise familiar first-person shooter genre.
For those who know about Kentaro Miura’s Berserk, it’s easy to recognize that the tale of the mercenary-turned-demon hunter Guts would make for a fantastic Warriors game.
Specter Knight, one of the fallen knights of the Order of No Quarter that Shovel Knight faces in his journey to defeat the Enchantress and save Shield Knight, gets his own turn in the spotlight in Yacht Club Games’ Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment.
Originally released on the PS3 back in 2012 (2010 in Japan), Malicious was an action combat game where players took on a series of boss battles in order to restore balance in a realm full of evil.