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?
The wait for the next Super Smash Bros. is proving to be downright agonizing, but Ludosity is setting out to ease the burden with their fighter Slap City on Steam Early Access. The percentage-based mechanic and platform-based combat both made the jump, but does it do enough to stand out from Nintendo’s fighter?
Advertised as a massively multiplayer persistent online war game, the development team at Clapfoot boast that each individual soldier can help turn the tide of war in a real-time clash between two factions of players. Does Foxhole deliver on sandbox warfare, or are you better off hunkering down in the trenches?
Hit It or Quit It, your map through the minefield that is Early Access. Today I’m taking a look at the Rogue-like deck building hybrid from Mega Crit Games, Slay the Spire. Is this Early Access title a burden on your wallet or could critical success be in the cards for Slay the Spire? You see that double pun? I’m winning at life
For every good Early Access release, there’s another hundred that are a complete waste of your money and time. With Hit It or Quit It we hope to navigate the minefield that is Early Access and bring you the lowdown on what’s hot and what’s not