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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Action 03 March 2017
Another installment in the popular action-adventure game series by Nintendo, and also the first game in the series for WiiU. In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you play once again as the main character of the franchise, Link, who gets involved in yet another exciting and dangerous adventure as he tries to learn what led to the downfall of the land of Hyrule. The gameplay is a combination of several genres: adventure, action RPG, and even survival.
Adventure 23 May 2023
An adventure game with platform game elements, in which we play the role of a life spirit named Gaia. Our task is to breathe new life into the surreal world ravaged by human actions and save the souls of representatives of extinct animal species.
Detroit: Become Human
Adventure 25 May 2018
An action-adventure game set in a science-fiction world, created by developers from the French studio Quantic Dreams – creators of such games as Fahrenheit, Beyond: Two Souls and the bestselling Heavy Rain. Detroit: Become Human expands on ideas present in the 2012 year’s demo Kara, which depicted a female android developing human emotions. The game takes place in the futuristic version of Detroit, where humanoid robots are a common sight.
Call of Cthulhu
Adventure 30 October 2018
Call of Cthulhu is a dark adventure game in a horror setting, based on the works of an American writer, H.P. Lovecraft. The game’s story is based on Lovecraft's fictional universe, first popularized by the, written in 1926 and published 2 years later, short story “Call of Cthulhu”.
Ultimate Custom Night
Adventure 27 June 2018
A survival horror created by Scott Cawthon. The game is part of the very popular series Five Nights at Freddy’s. The players assume the role of a guard who uses cameras, automatic doors and various gadgets to survive in a building filled with evil animatronics. The game is exceptional because it combines the features of all the previous entries in the series. This means that, during the game, the players can face 50 iconic opponents.
Simulation 03 September 2008
An unusual simulator, in which your objective is to bring to life a perfectly functioning species of organisms, starting from the lowest step on the evolution ladder. The game is developed by the legendary studio Maxis, led by Will Wright – the man responsible for such cult series as SimCity and The Sims. Mechanics combine elements of many game genres and each stage of your organism’s evolution offers a bit different quests and altered gameplay.
Five Nights at Freddy's
Adventure 08 August 2014
An original horror game created by Scott Cawthon, an independent gamemaker. The player assumes the role of a watchman who takes up a seasonal job at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. What is important about the restaurant, is that mechanical mascots are its main attraction. A seemingly easy job turns into a true nightmare during the very first night, when the protagonist discovers that the sympathetic animatronics come to life after dark and display a hostile attitude towards humans.
Puzzle 19 April 2011
The second part of an outstanding first-person logic game from Valve Software, powered by the improved version of Source Engine, mainly known from Half-Life 2. The story starts a few hundred years after the events of the original game. Once again you play as Chell, who is awaken after having spent a long time asleep in a hibernation chamber. Trying to find her way out of Aperture laboratories, she gets stopped by an artificial intelligence that manages the compound.
Adventure 23 February 2010
An interactive thriller adventure game developed by studio Quantic Dream (Fahrenheit, Omikron: The Nomad Soul). The player controls several seemingly unrelated characters, each with their own storylines and motivations. How the story develops depends greatly on the decisions made by the player as all plots intertwine until they meet at the game's finale. What’s characteristic for the game is its focus on matters of morality and ethics.
Beyond: Two Souls
Adventure 08 October 2013
A thriller movie-inspired action adventure game. The game was developed by French studio Quantic Dream, creators of such hits as Heavy Rain and Fahrenheit. The plot of Beyond: Two Souls shows fifteen years of life of Jodie Holmes (who is modeled after and voice acted by Ellen Page, Oscar nominee). Since birth, the woman was connected to Aiden, an incorporeal creature that ventured into our world.
Sword of the Sea
An arcade adventure game about traversing a sand-covered land. Our main means of transportation in Sword of the Sea is the Hoversword, letting us reach high speeds and jump far.
Super Mega Baseball 4
Sports 02 June 2023
The fourth installment in a series of arcade baseball games. The biggest new feature of Super Mega Baseball 4 is the introduction of over 200 former baseball superstars, who can now play alongside the fictional players from Super Mega League All-Stars.
Strategy 18 April 2023
A strategy-action game co-developed by Mojang Studios and Blackbird Interactive. Minecraft Legends tasks the player with defending the Overworld from the Piglins - invaders from the Nether. The game features a story campaign, co-op and PvP.
Puzzle 10 October 2007
First-person action game, innovative logical production by Valve studio, created while working on second expansion to cult Half-Life 2. In the game we play as a woman named Chell, who wakes up inside of scientific research complex Aperture, where she has to go through a series of tests. Our task is to get through the maze of rooms and corridors of the facility using a prototype weapon with properties reminiscent of Gravity Gun known from Half-Life.
The Big Con
Adventure 31 August 2021
The Big Con is a humorous point-and-click adventure game in which we take on the role of a teenage girl trying to save her parents' shop from a usurer. The game was developed by an independent studio Mighty Yell.
Strategy 17 November 2000
Sacrifice is a real-time strategy produced by Shiny Entertainment studio. The action of the game was set after the end of the Holy War, in which 5 deities defeated the creator. They are now in a ruthless struggle to rule the world. The player chooses one of the factions and tries to tip the scales of victory on their side. The game was created mainly for multiplayer mode, in which up to four participants can take part.
Action 03 March 2015
Helldivers is an arcade cooperative science fiction shooter developed by Arrowhead, creators of the humorous action RPG Magicka. The game takes place in a distant future where players take the roles of the members of the elite Helldivers unit whose job is to protect the politically divided planet known as Super Earth. It was attacked by three alien races. Players have to finish procedurally generated missions in order to save mankind.
Cook Serve Forever
Simulation 2024 (early access since 15 May 2023)
An arcade-sim game in which we run a street food business. Cook Serve Forever allows you to play solo or multiplayer in local co-op mode.
Adventure 18 August 2020
A hybrid of adventure game, platform game and economic strategy, whose main theme is... dying. In Spiritfarer, the player takes on the role of a girl who, like a mythical Charon, takes the dead to the underworld on her boat. The production was developed by the Canadian independent studio Thunder Lotus Games.
Daydream: Forgotten Sorrow
Adventure 14 June 2023
An action adventure game, in which we play as a boy traversing a hostile world, facing his sorrows. Daydream: Forgotten Sorrow tasks us with exploring locations, platforming, avoiding traps, solving puzzles and dealing with enemies.
Fall of Porcupine
Adventure 15 June 2023
2D side-scrolling adventure game, developed by independent German studio BUNTSPECHT.GAMES. Fall of Porcupine tells the story of a young doctor named Finley, who has recently started working at St. Ursula Hospital and is trying his best to fulfill his duties.
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
Adventure 30 September 2014
Another installment in the popular series of adventure games developed by Frogwares. A few years age the series became available for console players as well. Once again, the player takes on the role of the most famous detective of all times, Sherlock Holmes, and together they will solve various criminal riddles. The story takes place in the Victorian London well known from previous installments of the series.
Strategy 23 August 2016
Another major installment in the bestselling turn-based strategy game series that focus on a humorous rivalry between the eponymous worms. In Worms WMD, the basic gameplay principles remain unchanged, and the players still have to eliminate the opposite team using a number of more or less unconventional weapons. The participants make their moves in turns and their actions are limited by a time limit.