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Strategy 21 December 2017
A turn-based military strategy game by Japanese studio Area 34, inspired by classic Japanese productions of the genre. In Tiny Metal you play as Lieutenant Nathan Gries, an officer of the Artemisian army, which is at war with the evil nation of Zipang. During the turn-based battles you assume control of many units and attack the enemy by using the right tactic and taking advantage of the terrain.
An old-school action game developed by one man from the Japanese developer team Skeleton Crew Studio. BackSlash is a beat'em up game, in which the players observe the action from a side perspective. The gameplay builds on battles taking place in special 2D arenas. The player assumes the role of a warrior who represents one of the ten available combat styles that differ from one another in terms of special abilities and weapons used. When in battle, one can use his bare fists, cold steel (e.g.
Dusty Raging Fist
Action 14 March 2019
Developed by PD Design Studio, Dusty Raging Fist is a 2D brawler and a prequel to the well-received Dusty Revenge. The story of the game is set before the events shown in the previous installment. The main protagonist - Dusty - accompanied by two of his most faithful friends faces the task of defeating the ancient forces responsible for the disappearance of children from all over the fantastical realm.
Action 02 May 2019
The player assumes the role of Reika Rekkeiji and arrives on a world controlled by robots known as Ajeets. Due to an experiment, the heroine is transformed into a cyborg, which enables her to challenge the mechanic invaders. Giga Wreckers presents the action from the side view, and gameplay mostly consists of exploring huge levels, jumping on platforms, and battling more or less dangerous enemies.
Action 09 March 2018
Flinthook is a roguelike platform game developed by the indie studio Tribute Games. We play as a space pirate who is also a treasure hunter. We will have to face an ancient evil that threatens the entire universe. The game is presented from a side-scrolling perspective and takes place on procedurally generated spaceships. Our hero has a wide array of tools available that will help him move around the game's levels and fight with the encountered enemies. Blasma Pistol is our primary weapon.
Sports 09 May 2017
NBA Playgrounds is an arcade sports game inspired by the NBA Street game series. It was developed by Saber Interactive, a studio mostly known for their futuristic first-person shooters like TimeShift and Inversion. In NBA Playgrounds, players take part in basketball matches. Even though the gameplay is based on classic rules, it has not much to do with reality. The players can jump incredibly high and do various tricks during those jumps.
Oh...Sir! The Hollywood Roast
Party 18 January 2018
A funny social game developed by the independent Polish studio Vile Monarch. The title is a spin-off of the well received logic game Oh…Sir!! The Insult Simulator. The title expands on the ideas of its predecessor and the player participates in unusual... insult duels. The player must select invectives he uses against his opponents from a long list and combine them into spectacular combinations. After filling a special bar the player unlocks a critical insult that can eliminate the opponent.
Aaero: Complete Edition
Arcade 24 December 2018
A science-fiction rhythm game developed Mad Fellows. Aaero does not offer an elaborate narrative layer, focusing on allowing the player to control a small ship hovering above ground and fight the enemies that appear on the screen. The ship’s movements can be controlled with the analog sticks. The player is tasked with following the precise track and sticking to a white ribbon, which boosts the score multiplier.
Party 10 August 2017
A multiplayer arcade game developed for Nintendo Switch. The game rules are simple - the characters run around a board divided into smaller panels. By jumping you rotate the tiles near your avatar, changing their color to match it. If someone else steps onto your tile, they drop out of the game. When rotating the tiles you can earn various power-ups which e.g. increase your speed or the number of the rotated tiles.
Riptide GP: Renegade
Racing 07 December 2017
Futuristic jet ski racing game created by Vector Unit - the developers of the two previous installments, Hydro Thunder Hurricane and Beach Buggy Racing. Riptide GP: Renegade allows us to assume the role of a hydro jet (futuristic jet ski) driver. Banned from Riptide GP, the official racing league, the protagonists competes in illegal races. These are much more dangerous, as they take place on often unsafe, dangerous tracks, while the competitors also have to deal with the police.
Action 28 September 2017
A science fiction two-dimensional retro shooter by TransHuman Design. In BUTCHER, we assume the role of a cyborg who is programmed to kill humans on sight. The action is presented in a classical side view, and the gameplay is focused on traversing post-apocalyptic locations and eliminating encountered enemies. The protagonist fulfills this goal with several kinds of weapons, including, among several other things, a chainsaw that is a sort of a nod to the creators of Doom.
Simulation 29 May 2019
A space sandbox game by Payload Studios, set in the future, in which Earth's natural resources have been completely depleted. You play as a space adventurer, whose task is to look for resources on an alien planet. The main aspects of TerraTech are threefold. The first aspect is exploring varied environments and gathering minerals, which can be transported to Earth or processed. Another aspect is building sophisticated vehicles from the resources you find or parts from other machines.
Arcade 22 May 2018
Another entry in the BIT.TRIP series – 2D auto runner platformers – developed by Gaijin Entertainment. The plot of Runner3 is a continuation of the adventures of CommenderVideo, the hero from the previous games. The gameplay didn't change much when compared to the previous titles but there are a few new features and improvements which are the result of community feedback.
Arcade 15 March 2018
A first-person perspective action game with platform features, developed by Swedish studio Landfall Games. In Clustertruck the player is tasked with jumping across the roofs of trucks that drive in a convoy. Each level has its beginning and end, and the objective of the game is to complete the whole track without touching the ground. Despite the simple gameplay rules, as the game progresses the objectives become harder and crazier.
The Shrouded Isle
Strategy 17 January 2019
An unusual turn-based horror strategy game developed by Kitfox Games. The action of The Shrouded Isle takes place in a remote town on an island that is cut off from the world. We assume the role of its mayor, and our task is to ensure the local population’s prosperity. The problem is that the town was built upon the resting place of some ancient gods’ that, if unsatisfied, can awaken and devour everything in their way.
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
Arcade 03 March 2017
Specter of Torment is a free DLC for the fan-favorite platform game Shovel Knight, developed by Yacht Club Games. This time, we play as a new protagonist, the titular Specter. The expansion takes place before the events of the base game. In terms of gameplay, Specter of Torment is identical to the base game, combining the elements of a 2D platformer, an RPG, and an action-adventure game. Once again, we observe the game from a side perspective.
Her Majesty's Spiffing
Adventure 01 February 2018
A three-dimensional adventure game funded via Kickstarter, and a debut production from the Irish studio BillyGoat Entertainment. Her Majesty’s Spiffing is a humorous story taking place in modern times. The Queen of Great Britain has decided to add new lands to the empire, but the modern times don’t allow a simple conquest of the neighboring countries anymore.
Action 09 August 2018
A first-person action game and at the same time a rather peculiar superhero simulator - Megaton Rainfall is the debut project from the independent Spanish developer Pentadimensional Games. The action of the game is set more or less in the modern times, when the Earth falls victim to an invasion of aliens who want to exterminate all humans. The player assumes the role of an immortal superhero exhibiting supernatural abilities. They are tasked with facing the alien aggressors.
Sports 23 October 2018
A remade version of a 1994 arcade game released for Neo Geo consoles. Windjammers introduces a unique sport, similar to air hockey, in which the players perform offensive and defensive maneuvers in order to score a point or prevent the enemy team from scoring one. The game offers a number of fields, from sunny beaches and up to full-blown stadiums. Moreover, the player can assume the role of one of six characters who differ in terms of appearance, statistics, and pitching method.
Action 02 May 2019
A two-dimensional arcade game developed with multiplayer in mind. Duck Game started on Ouya console, and then was brought to other platforms. The title offers intensive gameplay for up to four players taking control of cartoonish ducks on closed arenas, picking us various weapons like machine guns, shotguns and flamethrowers.
Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court
RPG 18 January 2018
The first expansion for the 2016 dungeon crawler RPG Darkest Dungeon by Red Hook Studios. The add-on utilizes the gameplay mechanics from the core game — you complete a team of heroes and set out to explore the eponymous Darkest Dungeon. Your goal is to find enormous riches, with which you can expand a shabby hamlet, also serving as your base.
Even the Ocean
Arcade 19 August 2020
A 2D platform game by Analgesic Productions, the authors of Anodyne. Even the Ocean follows the story of a woman called Aliph, who has a low-paid job in one of the power stations in the futuristic city of Whiteforge. One day, thanks to an unexpected twist of fate, Aliph gains strange powers and the Mayor employs her to fight unknown invaders.
Action 17 November 2017
A classic two-dimensional vertical shoot-em-all, taking place in a science-fiction universe. Xenogears was developed by an independent Finnish studio 10tons. The game takes us to 2032, where a conflict called the first galactic war forces humanity to defend its planet using an improvised fleet consisting of civilian space ships armed with various weaponry.
Galaxy of Pen & Paper +1 Edition
RPG 08 April 2020
Galaxy of Pen & Paper is another installment of the humorous RPG series from the Behold studio. Just like the previous games, Galaxy of Pen & Paper simulates a tabletop RPG session by reenacting the players' and game master's behavior and the events of the campaign they are playing. Unlike its predecessors, the game uses a science fiction setting. Virtual players and their characters explore the galaxy, do quests, and take part in turn-based battles.