Second Hand: Frankie’s Revenge is an isometric twin-stick shooter that tasks players with constructing robots from basic household appliances and taking the fight to the bad guys in frantic 1-4 player co-op action. Does Frankie stand a chance in the vast ocean of Early Access, or is this one title destined for the scrap heap?
Players will be able to dive into a world of Slavic mythology in Mad Head Games’ new hack-n-slash ARPG Pagan Online. Introduced to Steam Early Access, Pagan Online hopes to capture players with its loot-driven gameplay, in-depth crafting system, and action-driven combat. Read on for our first impressions of this exciting new ARPG
From the creative talents behind Bastion and Transistor comes the exciting new rogue-like dungeon crawler Hades, now available in Early Access on the Epic Games store. Combining the studios famously striking artistic direction with a fast-paced, skill-based combat system sounds great on paper, but does Hades Early Access deliver?
Desk jockeys and bullet hell aficionados might seem like they make up two wildly different demographics, but both are catered to with Morbidware and Headup’s new title The Texorcist. Tasking players with typing with traversing traps, does this unorthodox style of play work?
The life of a bartender is filled with a number of colorful characters, each with their own preferences, backstory, and tastes. Spritewrench captures that spirit with their new “noir urban fantasy visual novel” Grimm & Tonic. Does the first episode go down easy, or does it leave a bad taste in your mouth?
Troglobytes Games looks to 80s action and horror flicks with their new run-and-gun roguelike HyperParasite. Everybody and their mom is out for blood in its dystopian world – should you put up a fight?
Arena-based shooters have been on the scene since the good ol’ days of Spacewar! in 1962. Tim Veletta’s TeleBlast shakes the space up by pitting friends (or enemies) against one another with bullets that can teleport players. Does it do enough to stand out in the space, or is it a relic of days gone by?
The Battle Royale genre is flooded with games hoping to become the next big thing. Chinese giants Tencent Games are the latest developer to throw down the gauntlet with the Western Early Access release of Ring of Elysium. Is this just another flash in the pan or is Ring of Elysium going to compete with the big boys of free-to-play battle royale’s?
Everything old is new again in LoneDev’s new racer Synthwave Dream ‘85. Featuring neon-drenched cityscapes, atmospheric beats, and a garage of rides that would make Knight Rider’s KITT proud, should you take a time machine to a simpler time?
The appropriately titled Wavedash Games, comprised of a number of developers that worked on the Super Smash Bros. Brawl mod “Project M,” has created their own platform fighter in the form of Icons: Combat Arena. Launching in Early Access, can these heroes smash like the best of them?
Everybody and their mom wants to capture the same magic Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. brought to the table, but few manage to stand out from the rest of the herd. Early Melon has thrown their hat into the ring with their new free-for-all platform fighter Roof Rage. Does this Early Access brawler crib all the right notes from Mario’s escapades, or is it just another pretender?
With a set of spells at the ready and a threat in the form of the Ectos, Ghostly Horizon has players fighting their way to victory on a distinctly unique global planet. Should you get ready to duel, or is this third-person shooter shot?