Archvale – a review

Hello friends. Today we get to review “Archvale”, a newly released bullet-hell with RPG elements game from developer idoz & phops, published by Humble Games. Developer: idoz & phops Publisher: Humble Games Genre: Action, Adventure, Twin-Stick Shooter, Bullet-hell Release Date: 2 Dec 2021 Reviewed on: PC/Windows Available on: PC/Windows, Nintendo Switch Link: Steam Gameplay Video: … Read more

Orbital Bullet – a review

Hello friends. This is the review of “Orbital Bullet”, a fast-paced 360-degree rogue-lite action platformer developed by smokestab and published by assemble entertainment based in Germany. Let’s have a look at what innovations does this game brings to a crowded genre. Developer: Smokestab Publisher: Assemble Entertainment Genre: Roguelike, Action, Indie, Early Access Release Date: 22 … Read more

Nuclear Blaze – a review

Hello friends. Today we get to review “Nuclear Blaze” a fiery action 2D-platform firefighting game from the creator of Dead Cells Sébastien Benard where you get to survive through devastating backdrafts, exploding walls, and a mysterious facility all while you try to keep the blaze under control. The game was originally created in 48 hours … Read more

The Signal State – a review

Hello friends. Indie studio Reckoner Industries and publisher The Iterative Collective released this logic-based synthesizer-inspired puzzle/simulation game that tickled my interest. The Signal State is not like anything else I’ve played during my gaming history, but it fondly reminds me of the backside of Reason where I spent a copious amount of time routing cables … Read more

Hyper Echelon – a review

Hello friends! Here’s the review of a brilliant new vertical scrolling shoot-’em-up from GangoGames’ duo Markus Jost and Raymond Schlitter developed over the 5 past years taking inspiration from classic old-school arcade vertical shoot-’em-ups such as Raiden, Sky Soldiers, Bat Riders, 1943, and others! I still can feel my fingers aching from playing River Raid on Atari 2600! Developer: GangoGames LLC … Read more

Sable – a review

Games are art.  Few games can confirm this better than Sable – a title created by Shedworks’ duo in a shed: Gregorios Kythreotis and Daniel Fineberg drew inspiration from French and Belgian comic books and Japanese anime for their first game. Developer: Shedworks Publisher: Raw Fury Genre: Open-world adventure, 3D Platformer, Puzzle Platformer Release Date: … Read more

Flynn: Son of Crimson – a review

Hi, friends. Flynn: Son of Crimson is a fast-paced pixel art 2D action platformer with Metroidvania elements. The game was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter on October 24, 2017, raising over $63,000. Developer: Studio Thunderhorse Publisher: HumbleGames Genre: Side-scrolling Action, 2D Platformer, Metroidvania-lite, Puzzle Platformer Release Date: 15 Sep 2021 Reviewed on: PC/Windows Available on: PC … Read more

Himno – The Silent Melody – a review of the demo

Himno – The Silent Melody is the standalone rogue-lite combat expansion of the peaceful game Himno. On the contrary to the peaceful Himno released in 2019, this one includes some brutal combat for a change, making it much more challenging and stressful – quite the opposite of the relaxing nature of the previous game! Developer: … Read more