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Kingdom: New Lands
Kingdom: New Lands

Strategy 09 August 2016

An improved version of the old-school, minimalistic strategy game, Kingdom, that was released in 2015 by two independent developers nicknamed noio and Licorice. Similarly as in the original game, in the new title the player assumes the role of a king who travels through the world and uses his wealth to gain new subjects and expand his domain. As the game progresses, the king gains access to new craftsmen as well as production and military buildings. He is tasked with providing his followers with welfare and safety. In comparison to the first version of the game, in Kingdom: New Lands the main objective is to find and rebuild a boat that allows us to swim to new areas where the whole game basically starts all over again. In addition to that, the game introduces many novelties like bigger areas to explore, seasons cycle and previously unavailable options, tools and upgrades.

Contra Anniversary Collection
Contra Anniversary Collection

Action 11 June 2019

A set consisting of eight games from the Contra series, released on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Konami company. The Konami 50th Anniversary Collection - Contra compilation is complemented by an ebook which contains lots of information from behind the scenes.

Vambrace: Cold Soul
Vambrace: Cold Soul

RPG 28 May 2019

Vambrace: Cold Soul is a roguelike game in which we try to bounce the city from the hands of evil powers. One day a mysterious stranger appears, which may become the last hope for the fighters.

Battletoads
Battletoads

Action 2020

Reboot of the Battletoads series, which combined a platformer with a walking brawl and became famous for its unusually high level of difficulty. The work of Dlala Studios allows you to play both alone and in the company of up to two players.

Kingdom: Two Crowns
Kingdom: Two Crowns

Strategy 11 December 2018

Another incarnation of a minimalistic real-time strategy with RPG elements, developed by an independent studio called noio. Like in the original Kingdom for PC Windows and mobile devices, in Kingdom: Two Crowns, the player assumes the role of a king tasked with taking care of his loyal subjects and providing for them. Unlike the original release, in Kingdom: Two Crowns the player can enjoy both single player and cooperative game modes. During the game, one observes the action from the side perspective. Gameplay revolves around two main aspects – the first one being exploration (during which one can acquire gold they can give to the encountered settlers), while the second one focuses on expanding the settlement by erecting production buildings, creating tools for the settlers, and building diverse fortifications, which prove useful after dusk. During the night, one’s domain is attacked by vicious trolls and the player has to pay careful attention to their crown, because when it falls into enemy hands, the game is over. Luckily, the player can unlock numerous perks on their adventures to stand a better chance against the increasingly powerful foes. The game features simple, yet pleasing pixel-art visuals.

Warlocks 2: God Slayers
Warlocks 2: God Slayers

RPG 07 June 2019

A sequel to Warlocks vs Shadows from 2015. The developers created a new story campaign, larger maps and improved combat, which now features more possibilities than previously.

Dead or School
Dead or School

Action 03 June 2019

An action game with RPG elements, whose action takes place in Tokyo controlled by hordes of monsters and living corpses; playing as Hisako, we travel through the capital of Japan and fight countless adversaries. As we progress, we acquire more and more powerful equipment and new skills, so that we can face more and more threats.

Toki
Toki

Arcade 22 November 2018

A remake of a classic platformer, in which we play the title character turned into a monkey. Toki's task is to reach the golden palace of the evil Doctor Vookimedlo, save the kidnapped Miho and regain his former form of a handsome warrior.

Barotrauma
Barotrauma

Simulation November 2019

A simulation game in which we control the crew of a submarine crossing the depths of the ocean in Europe - the Jupiter moon. In Barotrauma, we perform a variety of tasks and discover the secrets of the mysterious world, managing boat systems and responding to random events.

My Friend Pedro
My Friend Pedro

Action tomorrow, 20 June 2019

Platform action game, in which we play as a dancing hero, with gracefulness eliminating opponents standing in his way. While playing My Friend Pedro, we travel through industrial locations and kill enemies, making use of both firearms (with a pair of pistols at the forefront) and environmental elements.

SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech
SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech

RPG 25 April 2019

RPG game, in which you will find a turn-based combat system based on cards collected during exploration and clashes with enemies. The production also has a beautiful, hand-drawn 2D graphics. Image & Form Games studio is responsible for its creation, and Thunderful Publishing AB has taken the role of publisher.

Valfaris
Valfaris

Action 2019

Rain World
Rain World

Arcade 28 March 2017

A hybrid of a platform and a survival game. The title was developed by two people – Joar Lisberg Jakobsson was the lead programmer and the author of the idea of the game while the music was composed by James Primate. The game takes place in a hostile post-industrial realm filled with complicated machinery. The environment is constantly plagued by downpours and the animals that live in it are forced to hide from the rain in a hibernated state. The main protagonist is Slugcat – a creature that is similar to a cat. It is tasked with gathering enough food to survive the forced resting time. What’s interesting, the ecosystem is filled both with creatures smaller than Slugcat and ones that are much larger. This makes the protagonist the hunter and the prey at the same time. The gameplay concentrates on visiting atmospheric locations, avoiding confrontation with larger predators and avoiding traps and other dangers. Luckily, the unusual protagonist isn’t completely defenseless – he can use a spear that allows him to kill or stun other creatures. Rain World can be played alone or in cooperation mode. Low-key colors and simple graphics fit the grim atmosphere of the game.

Blood Will Be Spilled
Blood Will Be Spilled

Strategy 29 May 2019

Two-dimensional action game with a turn-based combat system, the action of which was set in the Wild West, in a world inhabited by hominoidal insects. Players take on the role of a rewards hunter looking for revenge, hunting for members of an extremely dangerous gang.

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

Arcade 2019

The second installment of the series started in 2017 from Playtonic Games studio. Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is described by the creators as a "hybrid platformer", because the stages in which the action is observed from the side, appear here next to fully three-dimensional levels. This time the title characters' task is to defeat the sinister Capital B.

198X
198X

Action tomorrow, 20 June 2019

Atypical production, which is a kind of tribute to the old automatic games and combines several different genres, such as races, shooters or beat'em ups. The Swedish independent developer Hi-Bit Studios is responsible for creating this title.

Death's Gambit
Death's Gambit

RPG 14 August 2018

Death's Gambit is an oldschool 2D action RPG developed by White Rabbit, inspired by the classic games like Castlevania or Shadow of the Colossus and newer productions such as Demons' Souls. We play as the Emissary of Death, and our job is to purge the world from the immortals. The game takes place on a medieval planet, where we will have to face numerous knights, undead, and monsters. From time to time we will also encounter gigantic monsters that will require us to climb onto them and find their weak points in order to defeat them. Gameplay focuses on action, battles, and high difficulty level. The game requires us to plan our actions and think outside the box. Death's Gambit also has some RPG elements, like the character progression system, special abilities, or a wide array of weapons and equipment.

Dark Devotion
Dark Devotion

Action 25 April 2019

Carrion
Carrion

Action 2020

An action game in which we take on the role of an amorphous monster that kills people; as we progress, the monster evolves, increasing its size and acquiring new skills, allowing it to discover ever more gruesome ways to kill its victims.

Broforce
Broforce

Action 15 October 2015

An old school platform shooter developed by independent South African studio Free Lives. The game employs a parodic style to resurrect the legend of classic side-scrolling arcade shooters and the cult of movie tough guys from eighties and nineties. Playing as such icons like John Rambo, Texas Ranger, John McClane, B.A. Barracus, Robocop, or Conan, the player moves through levels filled with typical evil mooks and villains. Although the names of characters were slightly changed, the player can easily guess as whom he is playing. Every character has a unique ability or weapon in addition to the regular set of weapons. The objective of each mission is to free the hostages and escape by using a helicopter. In addition to single player mode, Broforce offers cooperation in local mode or through the Internet. The distinctive graphics, employing pixel art visuals, also relate to the golden age of arcades.

Iratus: Lord of the Dead
Iratus: Lord of the Dead

RPG TBA

Independent RPG with roguelike elements, inspired by such titles as Darkest Dungeon, Dungeon Keeper or Disciples. Russian Unfrozen studio is responsible for creating Iratus: Lord of the Dead.

Lorelai
Lorelai

Adventure 26 April 2019

A horror-style adventure game in which we play as the titular character, who tries to reclaim everything that had been taken away from her. In Lorelai, we travel through gloomy locations, collect items and solve puzzles, while avoiding confrontations with potential enemies.

Rayman
Rayman

Arcade 01 September 1995

A colourful platformer, which gave rise to the popular series with Rayman in the lead role. Our friendly hero sets out to help the inhabitants of the Dreamland, imprisoned by the insidious Mr. Darek. In order to defeat him, he has to travel through six different and dangerous worlds.

Salt and Sanctuary
Salt and Sanctuary

RPG 15 March 2016

A dark 2D platformer with RPG elements, developed by the team of Ska Studios, known for its original and equally brutal productions The Dishwasher and Charlie Murder. In Salt and Sanctuary we take on the form of a pirate whose ship crashes near a mysterious island inhabited by hordes of drowned and their powerful masters. By eliminating hordes of enemies and bosses the protagonist gradually discovers the secrets of the island, and thanks to the raw materials he acquires, such as gold and salt, develops his equipment and skills when visiting safe enclaves (titular sanctuaries). The hero has a considerable range of weapons and magic skills at his disposal, and the key element is the proper selection, because too much unnecessary equipment negatively affects the protagonist's mobility and special abilities. The game features an extremely gloomy atmosphere and hand-drawn artwork, typical for the studio's early productions.

Hollow Knight: Silksong
Hollow Knight: Silksong

Arcade 2020

Hollow Knight: Silksong is a 2D platformer from Team Cherry, a continuation of the hit of 2017. The game offers a great world with a partially open structure, a crafting system and an extensive dexterity combat system, based on acrobatic maneuvers.

Super Meat Boy Forever
Super Meat Boy Forever

Arcade 2019

Super Meat Boy: Forever is a spin-off of the Super Meat Boy series developed by Team Meat. Once again, we get a 2D game where action is presented from a side-scrolling perspective. This time, however, we do not have full control over the titular character. He continuously runs ahead, we can only help him avoid all sorts of traps and obstacles. We will also have fight with powerful bosses every once in a while. In addition to single player, the game offers the so-called Endless mode where we have to run as far as possible and survive as long as possible. Our score is then published in online rankings when we can compare our times with the achievements of other players. The game has cartoonish visuals and lots of dark humor in it. Super Meat Boy: Forever has many references to other games, i.e. unlockable characters from various indie productions.