Wasteland Angel

Wasteland Angel

Top down shooters such as Wasteland Angel offers a nice quick burst of arcade action but tend to suffer from being repetitive. The idea behind this game is nice enough but the small arenas that force you to stick close to the towns that you have to protect all feel too similar The lack of enemy variety doesn’t do this game any favours either.

Gameplay: Mindless fun but soon becomes repetitive.
Graphics: The overhead visuals are not too bad but it doesn’t hold up so well in first person.
Sound: The voice acting is decent enough but the rest is nothing special

The Yawhg

The Yawhg

I was surprised at how short a single playthrough of The Yawgh is but with more than 50 endings you’ll definitely want to complete it more than once. The randomly generated story has a surprising amount of depth and the gorgeous artwork by Emily Carol is a definite plus. The Yawgh is best enjoyed with a group of other players so if you are a solo player the experience is just not the same.

Gameplay: Short and simple but with tons of replay value.
Graphics: Emily Carrol provides her signature artwork for the game.
Sound: A moody soundtrack that adds to the ominous vibe of the game

The Inferno Bundle By Bundle Stars

The Inferno Bundle By Bundle Stars

With ten Steam titles, half of which that has never appeared in a bundle before, The Inferno offers plenty of value for money. The bundle is not lacking in variety either with platform, racing, shooting and fighting all covered

Zombie Bowl-o-Rama

Zombie Bowl-o-Rama

Zombie Bowl-o-Rama doesn’t look like much and to be honest it is going to be too short and easy for most peoples taste but if you enjoy casual games this one has its moments. The whole thing is based around wacky power-ups and the two-player mode is actually quite fun. You might want to wait until it is at a lower price tag however.

Gameplay: More of an arcade game than anything resembling real bowling but has its moments.
Graphics: Simple enough to run on virtually any PC.
Sound: You’ll be hearing the phrase “brains” a lot

Ten Questions With… Mike Traficante (Schell Games)

Ten Questions With… Mike Traficante (Schell Games)

The retro shooter, Enemy Mind, kept us hooked with its blend of old school action and innovative enemy controlling mechanics. We were fortunate enough to catch up with Mike Traficante from Schell Games in order to find out more about Enemy Mind and what inspired such a unique concept

Zen Bound 2

Zen Bound 2

Zen Bound 2 is a puzzle experience unlike any other I’ve had on computer so far. The graphics are gorgeous and the whole mood of the game fits the theme perfectly. While it might not look like much from the outside once you are hooked and aiming for that elusive 100% completion you’ll realize just how deep this game goes.

Gameplay: A calming breath of fresh air in a crowded market.
Graphics: So real you can almost touch it.
Sound: Soothing

Ten Questions With… John Davis (Q-Games)

Ten Questions With… John Davis (Q-Games)

Q-Games have already released a few titles in the very popular PixelJunk series, but Nom Nom Galaxy marks the first time that they have done so via Early Access. We had a chance to check out the game recently and loved the wacky world of soup manufacturing that it throws you into. To find out more about the game we badgered John Davis from Q-Games for some answers, so check out what he had to share

Ten Questions With… Niklas Hansson (Defrost Games)

Ten Questions With… Niklas Hansson (Defrost Games)

We played through the mind and space bending puzzles of Project Temporality a while ago and it impressed us enough that we had to find out more. Fortunately, Niklas Hansson from Defrost Games was willing to give us some insights about this unique title, so check out what he had to say

Ten Questions With… Danny Garfield (Puuba)

Ten Questions With… Danny Garfield (Puuba)

A while back we took a look at an early demo of Concursion and were blown away by the peculiar mixture of genres that were mashed together. We had a chat with Danny Garfield, lead developer of the game to find out more about what this interesting title has to offer

Ten Questions With… Sherman Chin (Sherman3D)

Ten Questions With… Sherman Chin (Sherman3D)

A while back Sherman3D released the first episode of the Alpha Kimori RPG trilogy on Steam. The game blends science fiction and fantasy elements to provide an interesting storyline while wrapping everything up in some retro inspired 2D visuals. We were fortunate enough to catch up with Sherman Chin, the founder of Sherman3D, to tell us more about the game