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Review: Towns

Despite having been released on Steam, Towns from SMP is still being developed at the moment. New features are going to be added in the future as the game approaches completion. This review will focus on the game as it exists at the moment, rather than on its impressive potential.

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Review: Vampires!

Vampires! is the latest title from developers CBE Software, the team behind the sci-fi game J.U.L.I.A. This time they’re putting their skills to work in an innovative puzzle game crossing Lemmings with reverse tower defense. Read the full review…

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Rreview: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams from Black Forest Games is the story of how a Super Mario Bros. clone that was once blocked by Nintendo not only lives on but surpasses expectation with a very successful Kickstarter campaign and now release on multiple platforms and consoles.

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Review: Syder Arcade

Spyder Arcade is a retro inspired side-scrolling space shooter that harkens back to the days of Thunder Force and even older arcade classics like Defender. As a self described “love letter” to Amiga and PC games of the early 90s, Syder Arcade comes with a couple of unusual features that set it apart from its peers. But is this enough to warrant the price tag?

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Review: FTL: Faster Than Light

FTL: Faster Than Light is a sort of roguelike space sim successfully Kickstarted by indie developers Subset Games that has taken the indie gaming community by storm. Read the full review…

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Review: Snapshot

With over a hundred levels spread across four environment types, Snapshot from indie developers Retro Affect games (spearheaded by Kyle Pulver) uses picture-taking as its primary puzzle solving game mechanic. Read the full review…

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Review: Gateways

Gateways is a 2D Platformer and successor to indie game developer Smudged Cat Games’s The Adventures of Shuggy. Gateways pushes the platformer with puzzles, portals and ponderous processes. But does it prevail? Read the full review…

Review: Gimbal

Gimbal from indie developer 8888888 Labs is a multiplayer top-down shooter that offers buildable vehicles and features solid graphics and gameplay. Read the full review…

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Review: War in a Box: Paper Tanks

War In A Box: PaperTanks from indie developers DQ Team offers a new look (literally) at Tower Defense, but is that enough to set it apart in this evolving genre? Read the full review…

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Review: Snorms

Snorms is an isometric shooter which may be influenced by DOOM from French developer Jean-Baptiste Simillon. Read the full review…

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Review: RobotRiot

RobotRiot is a classic shooter/platformer reminiscent of a wide array of classics from the arcade era. The gameplay will be instantly familiar to anyone who enjoyed retro titles like Contra or Megaman; you take control of a small robot with a rapid fire cannon, running, gunning and puzzling your way through various levels set on space ships. RobotRiot certainly ticks the retro box but does it bring anything new to the table?


Review: Resonance

Resonance is an ambitious new futuristic Point-and-Click adventure from Wadjet Eye and XII Games. Read the full review…

Review: Reflexio

Reflexio from Box Jellyfish Studios is best described as an interesting expansion on the platformer concept coated in a very cute aesthetic. How does it fare? Read the full review…

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Review: Legend of Grimrock

From developers Almost Human comes Legend of Grimrock – a dungeon role-playing game strongly inspired by Dungeon Master, and Ultima Underworld. Read the review…

Review: The One and One Story

The One and One Story is a free-to-play browser based platformer with a slight flair for melodrama. This game has an aesthetic style and narrative that is reminiscent of Braid in that it is a mildly bittersweet romance with a dark atmosphere in its excellent artwork. While a short experience, it has some noteworthy qualities.