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
Minute of Islands by Studio Fizbin and Mixtvision is a narrative puzzle platformer starring a young mechanic named Mo. She is on a quest to repair her world, which is on the brink of collapse, with the aid of her powerful Omni Switch. Minute of Islands features a fantastic handcrafted world with multiple islands to explore, curious characters and creatures to meet, and many secrets to uncover. Check out the video to see our first impressions of this unique game
Switchball HD is the definitive version of this classic puzzle platformer. The higher frame rate, along with the visual enhancements, makes this game a treat to play, and the gameplay is still as addictive as it was all those years ago. Atomic Elbow clearly put a lot of effort into this release, and we recommend it to all fans of the original as well as newcomers.
Gameplay: Easy to pick up and play, but later levels will really challenge your skills.
Graphics: Switchball has never looked better, thanks to a range of improvements.
Sound: Features a great soundtrack and realistic sound effects
One of the announcements during Guerilla Collective is an action rescue platformer titled Firegirl by Thunderful Publishing and Dejima Games. The game allows players to take on the role of a young fire rescue officer who is on a quest to breathe new life into her rundown local fire station. She has to respond to emergency calls from all over the procedurally generated city where the game is set. Fortunately, Firegirl is ready for action with a trust ax and a high-pressure fire hose that doubles as a jetpack
Suicide Guy Deluxe Edition features engaging and unique puzzles that are very rewarding to complete. The unique premise of the game allows for a lot of creativity when it comes to the levels and how your character can die. The controls can be a little wonky at times, and there are a few tedious parts, but overall the game is a lot of fun and more than worth the low asking price.
Gameplay: Unique challenges with plenty of variety.
Graphics: Decent visuals and a unique theme for each level.
Sound: The music and sound effects are very fitting
Switchball is a puzzle-driven game that is based on real-world physical interactions. Players must guide a marble through narrow winding courses suspended in mid-air. Adding to the challenge is the fact that the marble can be morphed into different balls with unique physical properties. These are helpful for overcoming some of the obstacles and traps that litter each of the 30 levels. This first look video features some of the opening levels of the game
Art Game Studio has announced that they are working on a beautiful puzzle-platformer adventure called 8874. The game is set in a world where forgotten Slavic legends meet World War II secrets. This means players can expect a dark world full of paranormal activities, where things are not always what they seem
Suicide Guy is back in Deluxe Edition format courtesy of Chubby Pixel. This surreal puzzle game is set in the dreams of its protagonist, who has to come up with creative ways to kill himself in order to wake up. With three new exclusive levels, graphical enhancements, performance improvements, and more, Suicide Guy Deluxe Edition is the definitive version of this delightful game. In this video, we check out the first three of the 31 levels in the game
Sunblaze is a brain-twisting precision platformer by Games From Earth and Bonus Stage Publishing. This game will keep platformer fans on their toes, with hundreds of challenging, hand-crafted levels filled with lasers, evil bots, spikes, and more. However, it also has enough accessibility options for newcomers to have a blast too. This first look video highlights some of the early levels from the first chapter