Webbed is the charming adventure of a little spider by Sbug Games. Players must help the spider explore her dangerous wilderness surroundings as she embarks on a quest to save her boyfriend. Mastering the art of web-swinging will help the spider speed her way through the world, but there are also bugs to befriend and aid in return for their assistance. Check out the first look video below to see the game in action
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 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
Greak: Memories of Azur is a beautiful single-player adventure game starring three siblings. Players need to take control of all three and use their unique abilities to escape from the Urlag invasion plaguing their land. With its beautiful hand-drawn animations and specially crafted puzzles, this single-player adventure is easy on the eyes and very fun to play. The video below features the game’s opening moments and highlights some of the different abilities the characters have
GRIME is a fast and unforgiving action-adventure RPG by Clover Bite and Akupara Games. It is set in a surreal world where enemies are deadly but can be absorbed so that you can use their own traits against them. Every encounter in this game can result in death if you are not careful, and learning to parry enemy attacks is essential to your survival. Check out the first look video below to see the opening moments of GRIME in action
Glyph is a 3D platformer where players control a small golden scarab on a quest to save the world. Using its ability to jump and glide, players must guide Glyph through various levels collecting coins, gems, keys, and more. Precision platforming is required to avoid touching the sand, which causes instant death, but conquering a level is a gratifying experience. In addition to the exploration levels, each of which features a secret skin to find, the game also has Time Trial levels for adrenaline thrillseekers. The lack of checkpoints and instant deaths can be frustrating, but Glyph is addictive enough to keep you coming back for more.
Gameplay: Easy to learn, but some of the levels will really push your limits.
Graphics: Minimal but beautiful environments.
Sound: The soundtrack and sound effects are superb
Glyph is a 3D platforming experience by Bolverk Games featuring a tiny mechanical scarab on a quest to restore a fractured civilization. Players must help Glyph collect resources to restore life to its home, but the ruins scattered throughout the toxic desert sands make for precious little safe ground. With its tight controls and movement-based puzzles, Glyph offers edge of your seat action amidst beautiful landscapes. Watch the video below to see some of the abilities Glyph has for traversing the levels in this game
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 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
Eggy is a 2.5D artillery platformer by Glenn Verheij and Kjoeb starring a lost little egg searching for its mother. Players must traverse a handcrafted seamless world with realistic egg physics as they roll, bounce, and swim through the environments. The game requires quick thinking and a bit of luck as one misstep can see poor Eggy end up in pieces. Check out the first look video below to see the game in action