What would you get if you mixed the gameplay of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Dark Souls with some good ol’ Lovecraftian horror? Chances are you would see something similar to Pugware‘s Workshop’s most recent 2D Metroidvainia Action-RPG title, Usurper. You begin in an alternate version of 1898 London that is currently in crisis […]
Dead Metal Punks has a unique design and awesome gameplay, but there’s a familiarity to the mechanics of this side scrolling shooter. The word I’m thinking of is bullet hell. Usually, it’s that vertical shooter where you’re some aircraft or anime girl sliding side to side shooting at the seemingly endless foes that appear on […]
Six years after a successful mission (whatever that was) and I’m trying to find my way back to Earth. Not that I’d want to go back honestly, that place is a dump. Maybe you’d feel the same way after a few minutes in the alien world created by Ritual Games. Return to Earth plays like […]
Land robo-sharks return! Shattered Realms is a 2D action side-scrolling coop brawler that also plays like a fighting game with an advanced move cancelling system, which allows for great combo building as you figure them out by trying a number of different combinations. After giving it a go ourselves we found it extremely fun to […]
One must start small to be big, most of the time anyway. Unworthy is a 2D side-scrolling action adventure combat-focused metroidvania type game, but one without jumping so if you’re used to that then.. well just forget about it and move on! To me death that is. The game has a nice pixel art style […]
it’s brutal, bloody and just generally awesome as we can see from Furious Jack‘s gameplay footage in its prototype state, showcasing a lot of its great combat/brawling and its amazing comic art style and animation. Check out the game’s Kickstarter page here.