Ported from the original NES version, Blades of Steel is still a fun, arcadey hockey game even if there are not any options to tweak. Here’s a look at the 2-player link cable vs mode.
A stylized 2D Metroidvania with turn-based combat, Worldless offers a unique mix of strategy and platforming. Designed around a moody atmospheric world, there are plenty of secrets to find, enemies to absorb, and upgrades to unlock while venturing through this striking environment. While the story is a little obtuse (are play as a spark looking […]
This is the ending that triggers when you unlock all stars for all games in Game & Watch Gallery 3 on Gameboy. This music is awesome! Doesn’t get enough credit. And Peach totally makes out with Mario and releases a bunch of hearts and turns beet red.
Published by Marvelous Europe, Ninja or Die: Shadow of the Sun is a roguelite with a gimmick. From a 2D side scrolling perspective, the player controls a ninja that can only jump; there is no option to walk, run, or manually attack. While the springboard hopping is unique, there are times when simple traversal can […]
From Below Pocket is an indie developed puzzle game that has been ported from its NES origins complete with 2-player multiplayer support over a link cable. This is a Tetris clone with a twist; a Kraken’s tentacles push your pieces upward. It is really cool than an indie dev included link cable support. Plus, there […]
Priced below the $80 mark, Nacon’s Revolution X pro controller is targeting the serious Xbox player, attempting to steal some of that Microsoft Elite 2.0 business with a more appealing price point. While not as premium as Microsoft’s professional hardware, Nacon’s unit is priced well for the quality it offers. The standout feature with the […]
Alpha Particle is a different type of game and deserves recognition for it. From a top-down perspective, each stage is a single-screen twitch, reaction-based puzzle. Playing as a spark of electricity, the player needs to power terminals, trapping enemy sparks along the way. While it might sound simple and creative, the overall approach and presentation […]
Flynn’s Arcade, known for releasing new, retro arcade games such as Donut Dodo and Murtop, has gotten into the puzzle platforming genre with Colored Effects, a single screen environmental puzzle game that only costs a few bucks. Much more focused on puzzle solving than platforming, the pacing is nice and clearing each stage is satisfying […]
Ball laB II is a precision, single-screened platformer with a minimalist presentation. Don’t let the simple, non-animated stages fool you though, there is quite a challenge here. There is no environmental puzzle solving in this platforming sequel. Instead, gameplay is completely designed around twitch, precise jumps. Unlike the ridiculous set pieces found in something like […]
Published by Sometimes You, Fusion Paradox is an action twin-stick roguelite with a gimmick. To defeat certain enemies, the playable character’s color needs to match. Colors can be cycled by tapping the color changing button but only increases this downloadable title’s biggest flaw – the unbalanced difficulty. Describing this game as hard is an understatement. […]