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.
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.
After the original Halo Wars successfully mixed the popular first-person sci-fi shooter series with the real-time strategy genre, Captain Cutter and the Spirit of Fire are back to face a new threat in Halo Wars 2.
After two brief beta periods, Ubisoft’s medieval multiplayer brawler For Honor is finally available on consoles and the PC, promising players a competitive and strategic good time.
Tales of Berseria is not your typical Tales of game. It takes the bright and often light-hearted JRPG series to a darker, mature place.