What do you get when you grab steampunk robots, place them in a post-apocalyptic universe, and add to the mix an oppressive government, pirates, and a mysterious xenophobic entity?
Duskers, by Misfits Attic, is an intense survival horror rogue-lite about searching derelict ships using a group of drones.
Capcom’s first foray into squad-based third-person shooting, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, was a flop, an interesting concept that unfortunately wasn’t executed very well.
My Night Job, by indie developers Webcore Games, is a quirky action/puzzle arcade game that has players infiltrate a colorful, monster-filled house and rescue survivors, all the while trying to keep the fiends from bringing it all down.
With Hearthstone and Magic the Gathering already having strong presences in the PC CCG (collectable card game) market, it’s hard to come up with something unique to compete with these titans.
Twin-stick shooters, the joy of circling around your foes in a dance of death.
After the success of PlatinumGames’ Transformers: Devastation, which perfectly mixed the 80’s cartoon with the visceral and action-packed gameplay that the developers are known for, it was only natural that they took on another Saturday morning favorite that’s known for its martial arts action.
After the mixed performance of the original Homefront – which featured an intriguing plot yet a standard first-person shooter campaign, hopes of a better experience were kindled when Crytek, the developers behind Crysis, got the rights to the game when former publisher THQ dissolved.
Sometimes dreams are scarier than what you can see at the movies. Neverending Nightmares, by indie developer Infinitap, is inspired by developer Matt Gilgenbach’s battle with obsessive-compulsive behavior and depression, and it shows, with plenty of creepy and grotesque imagery, freakish, detailed monsters, and surreal gameplay.
A bullet hell dungeon crawler roguelite shooter? Sign me up! Devolver Digital and Dodge Roll’s Enter the Gungeon is an excellent and unique fusion of bullet-hell shooter mechanics, roguelite features and procedurally generated dungeon exploration that’ll have players venture forth and face legions of gun-inspired foes to kill off their pasts.