Assassin At Crimson Keep by Shadow Glass Studios is a short visual novel set in a dark, quasi-fantasy world. The mission is to assassinate the King, but players must pursue him into his lair known as the Crimson Keep to finish the job after a botched first attempt. However, while tracking him down, small choices can be made that can have big consequences. Check out the video below to see some of the encounters players can have in the game
Krampus Is Home by Regl Studios is a story-driven game featuring a teenager named Sebastion trying to survive various enemies invading his home while his parents are out. Players can be stealthy or run away while defending themselves from the enemies. In addition to the story mode, Krampus is Home also has a survival mode as well as cooperative and competitive team matches. It is currently 70% off as part of the Steam Week Long Deal, so check out the video below to see a portion of the story mode in action
The Anacrusis is a four-player, cooperative first-person shooter by Stray Bombay that is currently in Early Access. The game is set aboard a massive starship stranded at the edge of explored space and overrun by aliens. Players must team up in an infinitely-replayable fight against these aliens to unlock perks, weapons, and new ways to play. The Anacrusis features an arsenal of classic sci-fi weapons as well as matter compilers spread throughout the game that gives players access to dozens of perks. Check out the video below to see some of the action from the first episode – Signs of Life
Shark Attack Deathmatch 2 by Lighthouse Games Studio is a savage, gritty and brutal multi-player title. Players can hunt each other down in various game modes while playing as either divers or a Great White Shark. The game is currently 65% off as part of the Steam Week Long Deal, so the team decided to try out the Predator, Deathmatch, and Survival Co-Op modes. Check out the video below to see some of the carnage in action
Magnus Imago by Sons of Welder is an upcoming atmospheric journey through a mysterious world of characters, traces, and symbols. The game, which is releasing on the 2nd of February, 2022, presents the main character’s journey as he learns the truth about himself in a mysterious world around him. Check out the video below to see the comic-sketch style of the game, as well as some of the puzzles in action
Firework is a Chinese horror puzzle game with a strong focus on story. The game was already a hit in its home country, but a wider audience can now enjoy it thanks to its English translation. Unlike other horror titles, Firework delivers a creepy atmosphere, and compelling story without resorting to cheap jump scares or excessive gore. The unique setting and cultural elements also make for an engaging experience that we highly recommend.
Gameplay: Very linear, and the puzzles are straightforward, but the story is very compelling.
Graphics: Makes good use of color to deliver a creepy and unsettling experience.
Sound: Great soundtrack and plenty of sound effects
Firework by Shiying Studio and Gamera Game is a Chinese horror puzzle game set in a remote mountain village. Players guide rookie police officer Lin Lixun as he investigates an accidental fire at a funeral house. This triggers a series of supernatural events that will leave players on the edge of their seats. Following its overwhelmingly positive reception in Chinese, Firework has now received an English translation too. Check out the video below to see how it all starts
LOST EPIC by oneoreight and Team EARTHWARS is a 2D side-scrolling action RPG about a war between gods and humanity. Apart from the beautiful visuals, this game features fast-paced, action-packed battles, a multitude of upgradeable weapons, and a world full of diverse biomes. LOST EPIC is still in Steam Early Acces but recently received a massive update that added two new worlds as well as two brand new characters. Check out the video below to see the latest game from the creators of EARTH’S DAWN in action
sfäre by Falkenbrew is a software toy that gives users the opportunity to relax and enjoy what their minds create. This title, scheduled for a release on Steam Early Access on 11 January 2022, features simple controls that allow for an endless stream of entrancing new patterns. Check out the video below to see how users will be able to play around with the patterns in sfäre and be sure to try out the demo for a hands-on experience
Northern Lights by MadGoat Studio is an open-world survival simulation set in the arctic tundra’s extreme conditions. Players need to watch their health and sanity as they gather resources, craft, and hunt. Starting in the unforgiving Siberian wilderness without any food or equipment, players will need to master real-life survival techniques to survive. Northern Lights is currently on Steam Early access, and this first look video highlights how quickly things can go wrong if you are careless