Getting DESTROYED by Count Winkus in Neo Impossible Bosses [Video Preview]

Neo Impossible Bosses comes out on Steam today, and it promises to bring you intense MMO-style boss fights without any of the nasty grinding, and with MOBA game play. This game is tough, but it’s definitely worth your time if you’re into tough-as-nails PVE encounters, and you can deal with some sup-bar 3D graphics. Some Read more about Getting DESTROYED by Count Winkus in Neo Impossible Bosses [Video Preview][…]

Verdant Skies is an RPG/Farming game that fans of Stardew Valley should check out

                                                                              2016’s Stardew Valley was a critical and commercial success that proved that it’s familiar blend of Read more about Verdant Skies is an RPG/Farming game that fans of Stardew Valley should check out[…]

The sequel to Wrack is a FPS/Tower Defense hybrid and it’s got potential

A previous article in my Best You’ve Never Played series featured the old-school arcade indie shooter Wrack. The game, though flawed, ultimately came as a recommendation because of its unabashedly proud arcade-retro feel. Wrack carried the torch for the new wave of old-school shooters and ran with it far longer than expected. Well Wrack is Read more about The sequel to Wrack is a FPS/Tower Defense hybrid and it’s got potential[…]

Deep Sixed is a rogue-like space sim that scratches the ‘Star Trek itch’

  Fans of Star Trek have notoriously suffered not only low quality licensed games, but also a lack of licensed games in general, over the last fifteen years. As a Star Trek fan myself, I can attest to the frustration. I’ve got hundreds of hours logged on Star Trek Online, for instance, even though I Read more about Deep Sixed is a rogue-like space sim that scratches the ‘Star Trek itch’[…]

Nantucket is a whaling management game that I really wanted to love…

I browse the Steam upcoming games list quite often on the lookout for new great indie games, which is precisely what led me to Nantucket. It’s not very often that I see interesting management games on the upcoming list but that was precisely the impression I received from its store page. My time with Nantucket Read more about Nantucket is a whaling management game that I really wanted to love…[…]

The Mind’s Eclipse is an upcoming sci-fi visual novel that’s equal parts creepy and thought-provoking

This product was received for free. Science fiction, or perhaps better expressed as speculative fiction, has experienced a great surge in popularity over the last ten years, especially within the realms of television and movies. What might be the most emblematic program in speculative fiction right now is Netflix’s Black Mirror, a show that is Read more about The Mind’s Eclipse is an upcoming sci-fi visual novel that’s equal parts creepy and thought-provoking[…]

Here’s why Tesla vs. Lovecraft is the best twin-stick shooter I’ve played (Indie Preview)

This product was received for free. Let’s talk twin-stick shooters. Naturally it’s a very arcadey genre good for a few hours of mindless fun, but not much more than that. The first example of an indie twin-stick shooter that I strongly recall was I Made a Game with Zombies in It!, nearly ten years ago Read more about Here’s why Tesla vs. Lovecraft is the best twin-stick shooter I’ve played (Indie Preview)[…]

Full Metal Furies is a fantastic new multiplayer brawler from the developers of Rogue Legacy

I love indie games. But I didn’t always love them – because I didn’t always play them. Indie games are a cornerstone of gaming now, but they haven’t always been. For the most part, in my formative years they were mostly flash games delegated to websites like Newgrounds. But ten years is an eternity in Read more about Full Metal Furies is a fantastic new multiplayer brawler from the developers of Rogue Legacy[…]

Unleash is an upcoming tower defense game with a competitive twist

In a previous article I commented upon the disparity between the colossal popularity of the match-3 puzzle genre and it’s critical reception; how can a genre that enjoys so many iterations suffer from lack of innovation? Similar to match-3 puzzle games, the tower defense genre is one that suffers from a lack of innovation despite Read more about Unleash is an upcoming tower defense game with a competitive twist[…]

COSMONAUT is a metroidvania horror game, and it’s an instant indie classic

Horror games have always been around but it seems as though the genre has experienced a surge of popularity in recent years. I think this has to do with the rise of twitch streaming and the entertainment value people find in watching raw, organic reactions, especially freak-outs. And these reactions are well warranted – these Read more about COSMONAUT is a metroidvania horror game, and it’s an instant indie classic[…]