Hoa

Hoa

Hoa is a puzzle platformer with beautiful hand-painted art and a moving piano soundtrack that is a perfect match for the relaxing gameplay. It’s not a very challenging game, apart from the last level where the difficulty ramps up rather unexpectedly, but it is very enjoyable. The subject and style mean this is not going to be a game for everyone, but Studio Ghibli fans will love the aesthetic of Hoa, and it is hard not to be charmed by the presentation.

Gameplay: Very easy, but great casual players and newcomers to the genre.

Graphics: The art and animations are top-notch.

Sound: The soundtrack and sound effects are incredible

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl First Look Video

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl First Look Video

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl by Ludosity and Fair Play Labs allows players to brawl it out with their Nickelodeon favorites in epic platform battles. The power-packed cast of heroes includes contenders from SpongeBob Squarepants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Loud House, Danny Phantom, and other shows. With 20 themed levels, and local as well as online competitive multiplayer, Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl offers plenty of action for Nickelodeon fans. Check out the video below to see the Arcade and Battle modes in action

NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol. 1 Steam Edition

NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol. 1 Steam Edition

NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol. 1 Steam Edition is an excellent retro compilation, especially for fans of SNK’s handheld fighting games. This collection is stacked with classics but lacks SNK Vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium, which was included in the Nintendo Switch release. Nevertheless, there are hours of entertainment here, and the presentation is top-notch. If you are a retro fan or loved the original hardware, you will definitely appreciate this compilation.

Gameplay: Lots of great fighting games, but the other titles are great too.

Graphics: The games obviously show their age but still look great for what they are.

Sound: Limited by the original hardware, but not bad overall

Flewfie’s Adventure First Look Video

Flewfie’s Adventure First Look Video

Flewfie’s Adventure by Cosmic Boop and Valorware is an epic side-scrolling adventure through the cute and colorful world of Cutemellow. A cruel, angry cat named Uzzu has stolen a UFO and is invading along with a swarm of monsters, so it is up to Flewfie and friends to put a stop to them! Luckily Flewfie also has access to a UFO with a powerful beam and customizable weapons. In addition, a friend can join in on the adventure for more fun, thanks to the 2-player local co-op mode. Check out the video below, which features the first level of the adventure

Hoa First Look Video

Hoa First Look Video

Hoa by Skrollcat Studio and PM Studios is a beautiful puzzle-platforming game with hand-painted art, lovely music, and a peaceful atmosphere. Players guide the main character, Hoa, on her journey through breathtaking environments back to where it all began. Check out the video below to see the game’s opening moments in action

Greak: Memories of Azur

Greak: Memories of Azur

Greak: Memories of Azur is a charming puzzle platformer with the unique premise of being able to control three characters at once. This gimmick definitely has its moments where it shines, but it can become a little cumbersome for many parts of the game. Nevertheless, the beautiful hand-drawn visuals and orchestral soundtrack make for a memorable experience, and the game is still a lot of fun despite the occasional frustrating bits.

Gameplay: Controlling three characters at once is fun at times but often a little cumbersome.

Graphics: Beautiful backgrounds and great hand-drawn animations.

Sound: The orchestral soundtrack is incredible

Hell Architect First Look Video

Hell Architect First Look Video

Hell Architect is a game where you take on the role of a hell manager tasked with building and managing your own hell. For your hell to thrive, you need sinners who serve as your workforce and generate resources in the form of suffering. However, if you don’t want to lose them to limbo, you will also have to take care of their needs so that you can continue exploiting them forever. With both scenarios and a sandbox mode, there is way too much to Hell Architect to cover in a first look video. For that reason, we took a look at one of the tutorials to highlight some of the features in the game

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends Launching On Steam This Summer

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends Launching On Steam This Summer

Taito Corporation has some good news for PC owners who watched with envy as Bubble Bobble 4 Friends launched on Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4 last year. The game will also be released on Steam this Summer as Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron’s Workshop. The Steam release will feature all the original and downloadable content from the PS4 and Switch releases and a new PC-exclusive Workshop mode

Unbound: Worlds Apart First Look Video

Unbound: Worlds Apart First Look Video

Unbound: Worlds Apart by Alien Pixel Studios is an atmospheric puzzle platformer with beautiful hand-drawn visuals. Players control Soli, a gifted young mage with the power to open portals and harness their unique properties. The game features challenging puzzles, traps, monsters, bosses, and a rich narrative. Check out the first look video below to see the opening moments of the game in action