Between Time is the latest escape room game by mc2games, who also developed Palindrome Syndrome and Tested on Humans. In this game, players are on a mission to steal a time machine and use it to get priceless treasures. However, there will be plenty of puzzles to solve along the way and secrets to decode while traveling to five different places in human history. Check out the video below to see the first area of the game and a glimpse of what type of puzzles to expect
Project Grove: Prologue by Antler Studios is the first quest of their upcoming adventure puzzle game. Players get to explore the Forest of Dacrima as the legendary alchemist Edric Tate and his plucky robot companion, L-P1N. The Prologue features just one of the many potions that can be discovered in the full game. These potions can be used to solve puzzles during Edric’s quest for a cure to The Great Rot. The video below showcases the games opening moments and some of the tricks that Edric has up his sleeve
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
Side Decide is a relaxing puzzle game by Blue Volcano Studio featuring colorful wooden blocks. Each of the 121 levels is a board where the goal is to roll your block across the finish. However, with ten different block types that could do anything from falling to teleporting, the path to the finish is not always as easy as it seems. Check out the first look video below to see the first seven levels of the game 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
Temple of Snek is a snaky tile-based dungeon adventure by Aetheric Games and Pixeljam. The game is releasing on Steam Early access and challenges players to take control of a giant snake defending her temple from intruders. Temple of Snek features a continuous, interwoven metroidvania-like puzzle dungeon, with different environments, unique puzzle mechanics, and secret powers to discover and master. During Early Access, it will also be updated with features like a level editor, Steam Workshop integration, and more. Check out the video below to see this unique game in action and join the official discord server to provide the developer with feedback
Seed of Life is an epic third-person adventure game by MadLight starring Cora, the last known survivor of a dying planet. Her only hope of saving her homeworld is an alien artifact, called the Seed of Life, capable of generating the essence of life. Check out the first look video below to see the start of Cora’s journey and some of the puzzles as well as enemies she will encounter while exploring her world
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
PQube, Studio Kiku, and Innovina Interactive have announced the release date of The Plane Effect On Playstation 5, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The dystopian adventure will be available on August 12th, 2021, but Steam users can already check out a free-to-play prologue right now