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NieR: Automata
NieR: Automata

RPG 23 February 2017

Third-person perspective action game with RPG features and a sequel to the warmly-received production created by Cavia in 2010. The second installment was created by a different developer – Platinum Games known for the Bayonetta series. Despite that, Tarou Yokou, the creator of the first game, retained his position as the director of the project. The game takes place in distant future in which Earth was destroyed due to war against deadly machines.

PCXONEPS4

Cuphead
Cuphead

Arcade 29 September 2017

A two-dimensional action game with designs resembling old cartoon movies, which is a debut production of StudioMDHR, an independent developer. In Cuphead, we assume the role of a gambling addict that loses his soul to the devil during one of his sessions. To retrieve it, he needs to work off its equivalent. When it comes to mechanics, the game is a 2D fighting game with a degree of platforming elements – we participate in continuous 1v1 fights, taking place on special 2D arenas.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Sonic Mania
Sonic Mania

Arcade 15 August 2017

A 3D platformer that came out as a reboot of one of the most popular adventure game series, featuring the titular Sonic the Hedgehog. This production was created by a SEGA’s subsidiary, Sonic Team, employing people who helped create the series and its most important iterations.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Enter the Gungeon
Enter the Gungeon

Action 05 April 2016

A unique mix of a classic dungeon crawler and a dynamic, two-dimensional shooter from the debuting American studio, Dodge Roll. We play as a hero seeking for the legendary weapon that can change the past of a distant planet. To achieve his goal, he must explore the eponymous ancient temple where many dangers and surprises await him. Featuring a top-down view, the game tasks us with exploration of randomly generated levels of the temple.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Metal Slug: Awakening
Metal Slug: Awakening

Action February 2022

Metal Slug Code: J is an old-school shooter with platformer elements. It is a mobile version of a popular cycle from arcade machines and consoles. The game retains the two-dimensional gameplay of the classic parts of the series, but offers a three-dimensional graphic design that retains the brand atmosphere.

ANDiOS

Sky Force Reloaded
Sky Force Reloaded

Action 02 June 2016

An oldschool shooter inspired by arcade classics. Sky Force Reloaded was produced by Polish studio Infinite Dreams, the creators of the two previous installments in the series: Sky Force from 2004 and Sky Force from 2014. In the game the player controls a fighter jet which automatically flies in one direction (towards the top of the screen). Player is tasked with shooting down incoming enemy units and avoiding being hit or crashing into obstacles.

PCXONEPS4SwitchANDiOS

Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course

Arcade December 2021

Official add-on to one of the best accepted independent games of 2017. The expansion introduces new levels, bosses and the third playable character, Miss Chalice.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Zombotron
Zombotron

Action 22 April 2019

Shoot'em up, in which we play the role of a mercenary crossing a foreign planet and eliminating enemy troops; we observe the hero from the side, using both an extensive arsenal of firearms and elements of the environment. As you progress, the protagonist gains experience points and advances to new levels, as well as gaining new guns and armour.

PC

Smelted Kin: Inhuman Impact
Smelted Kin: Inhuman Impact

Action December 2021

PC

Contra: Rogue Corps
Contra: Rogue Corps

Action 24 September 2019

Twin-stick shooter, in which we take control of one of the four highly diverse heroes and compete with the army of space invaders, playing alone or in the company of other players. Contra: Rogue Corps represents Konami's iconic series.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Panzer Dragoon: Remake
Panzer Dragoon: Remake

Action 26 March 2020

Remake of the cult third-person shooter "on rails" from 1995, in which we play the role of a rider flying on the back of an armored dragon. The developer of the title, trying to recreate the look and feel of the original, is the Polish studio MegaPixel.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Fury Unleashed
Fury Unleashed

Action 08 May 2020

A dynamic action platform game with roguelike features. The game was developed by the Polish studio Awesome Games. In Badass Hero the action is presented from a side perspective. The game focuses on exploration of a randomly generated comic book-like world, avoiding many traps and obstacles, and on combat with encountered enemies. The protagonist can use various shotguns, machine guns, rocket launchers, and grenade launchers.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Jets'n'Guns 2
Jets'n'Guns 2

Action 24 July 2020

The second part of the shoot'em up series, in which we sit at the helm of a space fighter, fighting with numerous enemy forces. The high pace of Jets'n'Guns 2 is amplified not only by the ubiquitous explosions, but also by the dynamic soundtrack.

PC

Sine Mora
Sine Mora

Action 21 March 2012

Sine Mora is a steampunk action game created by Japanese studio Grasshopper Manufacture in cooperation with Hungarian Digital Reality. The game refers to classic shoot up shooters, enriching them with innovative elements, including the ability to manipulate time.

PCX360PS3PSV

Flying Hamster
Flying Hamster

Arcade 08 September 2010

An arcade platform game in which we control a nice hamster, produced by Game Atelier studio. As a Newton hamster we set off after the evil Giant Eagle, which kidnapped our beloved. There are many funny enemies waiting for us, which we will have to shoot down. Pleasant graphics, comic sounds and ubiquitous humour make it worth playing this title.

PSPPSV

X-Morph: Defense
X-Morph: Defense

Action 30 August 2017

Developed by an independent studio called Exor, X-Morph: Defense is an original twin-stick shooter with tower defense elements. The game shows an unpleasant vision of the future, in which the Earth has fallen victim to an alien invasion. Instead of defending the Blue Planet, the player assumes control over an Alien ship with an objective to face waves of human adversaries and defend enormous devices extracting resources and altering the Earth’s atmosphere.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Soldat 2
Soldat 2

Action 2022 (early access since 22 September 2020)

The 2D shooter and a direct continuation of the popular title from 2002 - Soldat. The game emphasizes multiplayer. It was developed by Polish independent developer Michal "MM" Marcinkowski (he belongs to Transhuman Design studio, which is responsible for releasing the game).

PC

The Disney Afternoon Collection
The Disney Afternoon Collection

Arcade 18 April 2017

A collection of six action games based on classic Disney cartoons. The collection was developed by Capcom and it contains games that were released in late 80s and early 90s on Nintendo Entertainment System. The Disney Afternoon Collection contains the following titles: DuckTales (1989), Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers (1990), TaleSpin (1991), Darkwing Duck (1992), Chip n’ Dale Rescue Rangers 2 (1993) and Duck Tales 2 (1993). All titles were remastered and adapted to modern gaming platforms.

PCXONEPS4

Serious Sam: Tormental
Serious Sam: Tormental

Action 2022 (early access since 02 April 2019)

A shooter game with roguelike elements, Tormental is a spin-off to Serious Sam. The players traverse locations generated within the mind of a demigod of destruction - Mental, in an attempt to survive the confrontation with prevailing enemy forces.

PCXONE

Metal Slug XX
Metal Slug XX

Action 23 December 2009

The next installment of the popular series of two-dimensional shooters. We rub in the form of a brave commander, eliminating the enemies we meet. We also sit at the helm of armored machines, including the title tank.

PCPS4X360PSP

Resogun
Resogun

Arcade 15 November 2013

Innovative shoot 'em up, which was created by the producers of the Super Stardust series. During the game we play the role of the pilot of a spacecraft fighting the invasion of aliens. The title has a multiplayer mode and allows players to cooperate with each other.

PS4PS3PSV

Crimsonland
Crimsonland

Action 11 June 2014

Extremely simple, dexterity two-dimensional shooter. Players take on the role of a futuristic soldier and in closed arenas they fight waves of aliens and mutants. During the game we can use 30 types of weapons and several dozen abilities modifying the game. The title supports the local co-op mode for up to four people.

PCXONEPS4SwitchPS3iOSWPPSV

Huntdown
Huntdown

Action 12 May 2020

Two-dimensional, side-scroll arcade shooter, referring to such classics as Metal Slug series. In this production we control one of the three prize hunters in a futuristic city full of enemies.

PCXONEPS4SwitchANDiOS

Tormentor X Punisher
Tormentor X Punisher

Action 02 June 2017

Twin-stick shooter, in which we eliminate hordes of demons with a machine gun and shotgun. In Tormentor X Punisher we observe the action from a top-down perspective, and as we die here from one hit, there is no time to catch our breath during the game.

PC