Most shmups have the same kill or be killed objective, with the difference between a good and bad one lying in the details. Square Gem Software’s Fatal Stormer forgot to include these details along the way, leading to a drab, dull mess
Have you ever played a game that is so generic that you don’t remember a single thing about it? Although Real Fighting’s new title Steel Arena: Robot War has got horde-based gameplay with giant robots and heavy firepower, it’s easy to see that no effort went into making it stand out
Taking a page from the import-only Jump Super Stars, Team Four Star and Action Panel’s Super Knockoff! VS pits a number of anime-styled pugilists against each other in a last-man standing battle. Unfortunately, this title gets a number of things wrong
The world of platformers is turned on its head with Hayali’s new title Light Fantastik. Offering an alternate world with its own unique rules, should you see what lies on the other side?
Velaris Studio, after watching one too many episodes of Rick and Morty, created the doppelganger “Nick” for their new game NickProject. There’s only one problem – they forgot to create a good game in the process
Following the hugely successful Project Eternity Kickstarter campaign, the development team at Obsidian Entertainment once again hopes to thrust players into the RPG worlds of yesteryear with the release of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. As the RPG genre continues to grow and evolve into more action orientated experiences, is there still space for the nostalgic approach to the RPG environment?
Breakout, Arkanoid, and even Wizorb have had the brick-breaking genre down for years now, but there’s a new game in town with MKD games’ Voxel Baller. Things might be in 3D now, but does this time-tested gameplay make the jump well?
Tomb raiding goes 2D in Tigrido’s new platformer Temple of Spikes. Coins, scarabs, and a gaggle of unlockable characters await, but does this archaeologist give Lara Croft a run for her money?
Novelty games are a dime a dozen on the Steam marketplace, and Pixidraft Studios’ So Long Grandma is no exception. Though it may feature a morbid and absolutely scandalous premise, is it at the very least a coherent game?
Playing a game of golf with a set of clubs is so last century. 34BigThings’ Super Inefficient Golf allows players to hit the links with a set of mines, but is this unorthodox way of playing fun or a good walk spoiled?
War has never looked as cute as it does in Lemondo Games’ Toon War. A twin stick shooter that’s packing plenty of firepower, does its style provide some substance as well?
From a very early age, gamers are taught to tackle any challenge head-on, fists out and guns a-blazin’. However, what if the best offense is a good defense? Household Games’ Way of the Passive Fist is a beat-em-up that trades beating for parrying, dodging, and dashing. It worked for Street Fighter III: Third Strike – does it work here too?