Inspired by the shmups of old, com8com1 Software takes the best elements of Gradius and R-Type for their new title Rigid Force Alpha. A number of trailblazing mechanics in the genre are in play with this release, but is this title more than the sum of its parts?
The Walking Dead continues to struggle for representation in the video game space, but Payday 2 developers Overkill hope to change that with the PC release of Overkill’s The Walking Dead. Featuring a number of elements similar to Payday, does it do Robert Kirkman’s famous writings justice?
Most people think of anime cuties and after hours action when it comes to the world of visual novels, but Oh, a Rock! Studios offers a different perspective with their new title The Pizza Delivery Boy Who Saved the World. Featuring real life actors, sci-fi elements, and a delivery driver named Doug, should you serve yourself up a hot slice?
Your typical round of golf can be a pretty dry experience, but Rightstick Studios and ANIM•ACE have spiced up this good walk spoiled with their new title Wonder Wickets. The graphics, settings, and characters are certainly out of this world, but does the gameplay stand out as well?
SeedWall lets players drop the banhammer in their new third-person shooter Freebot: Battle for FreeWeb. You would think a game in cyberspace would be a thrilling endeavor, but its $1.99 asking price on Steam is $1.99 too much
Taking the best elements from arcade hits like Geometry Wars and Pac-Man, Saberphrog boils the twin stick shooter genre down to its most basic elements with its new title Shudder. Does it manage to be a trailblazer in the space, or will it leave players a little cold?
The demon onslaughts of Doom and Painkiller have made the jump to Maksim Chudaev’s arena based battler Goinund. There are certainly a lot of targets to take down, but this is one title that lacks the finesse and polish that made its inspiration so great
Outside of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead series, the world of Westerns has seen little love in the world of video games as of late. Parmenion Games’ Black Bart sets out to right this wrong with their title starring the infamous outlaw, but unfortunately the delivery is a bad egg, one that is rotten to the core
Futuristic cyberpunk meets 80s fashion with the release of Speedspark Studio’s Driftpunk Racer. Does it do enough to stand out, or are its retro aesthetics dated in more ways than one?
How do you improve upon the perfection that is Tetris? Bannerman Games tries to give these time-tested tetrominoes an upgrade in their new block-busting title Whirlygig, but the end result is an adulterated mess that takes too many liberties with its source material
Maciej Targoni tasks players with freeing their mind while freeing blocks in his new puzzle platformer Up Left Out. There’s no question that this game will tax your brain, but does it manage not to be taxing?
ViRa Games offers a new take on life with their new title Wheelchair Simulator. Tasking players with thinking of things from a different perspective, should you try your hand at wheeling around its cavalcade of challenges?