Oxide Room 104 by WildSphere is a bone-chilling horror game with escape room gameplay that is set inside an old hotel. Playing as Matthew, players must try to get while at a ruthless scientist’s mercy and stalked by a horrible creature. However, players must make careful decisions as their actions affect how the game plays out and ends. Check out the video below for a quick look at Oxide Room 104
Eternal Pinball RPG by Tim Rachor is a unique Pinball-RPG mashup. Players can level up and equip their hero by doing quests while aiming for a spot on the online leaderboards. With 13 different quest types, tons of enemies and items, a skill point system, and more, Eternal Pinball PRG is perfect for pinball fans who want to step up and be the hero. This video features a quick look at the game while figuring out the mechanics, along with a no commentary round at the end
Hollow Knight is an action-packed Metroidvania title with a fascinating and sprawling game world to explore. This world is also inhabited by some of the genre’s strangest and most fascinating enemies and NPCs. Completing the game provides a nice challenge, but players determined to uncover every secret and ending will be surprised to see how much is lurking beneath the cute exterior of Hollow Knight.
Gameplay: Hollow Knight is an absolute blast to play, and there’s so much to see and do that players can easily lose hours in Hallownest.
Graphics: The 2D visuals are charming, and the character designs, as well as unique areas, make for a memorable experience.
Sound: Everything from the haunting soundtrack to the strange language spoken by the bugs is superb
V Rising by Stunlock Studios is set in a vast world teeming with mythical horrors and dangers. Playing as a vampire, the goal is to quench your thirst for blood while avoiding the burning sunlight. Players can also gather resources and discover ancient techniques to gain dark powers. V Rising can be played alone or with friends for the ultimate vampire survival experience. Check out the video below for a quick look at the start of the game
Trek To Yomi is a side-scrolling action game steeped in classic samurai movies’ cinematic style. It features an eye-catching black and white art style along with an authentic soundtrack. However, even with the inclusion of multiple combos, the combat never encourages players to move beyond the same basic attacks to win. This is a pity as it can make enemy encounters repetitive instead of exciting. Nevertheless, samurai fans, especially those familiar with the movies of Akira Kurosawa, should definitely check out the game.
Gameplay: The game is very short and quite linear, with plenty of combat sections interspersed with brief bouts of exploration.
Graphics: Fans of vintage samurai movies will love the black and white aesthetic of the game and the cinematic camera angles.
Sound: The music is authentic and filled with Japanese musical instruments from the period in which the game is set
Occult by Renderise is an online co-op horror game where players need to confront evil cultists, horrible monsters, and ancient curses. The game recently left Steam Early Access and features two distinct locations for players to explore. These include the Mansion of the collector of antiquities, as well as a psychiatric hospital. Check out the video below for a quick first look at the Mansion level of the game in three-player co-op
Eternal Edge + by Righteous Weasel Games, Ignatios Productions, Sedoc, and GrabTheGames is a casual action-adventure RPG that takes players on a journey across the vast Kingdom of Beor. Players take control of Cross, an age-old warrior on a mission to wake his lost wife from eternal slumber and defeat the Skeleton King. Check out the video below to see the opening moments of Eternal Edge + in action
Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition is an unforgiving game that punishes mistakes harshly, but players who stick with it will find a massive world filled with very satisfying challenges to overcome. It can be an incredibly obtuse game for newcomers, but plenty of guides are available to help out. Unfortunately, this edition is a very shoddy port, but thankfully, the REMASTERED edition is available.
Gameplay: Harsh, unforgiving, punishing but very addictive and rewarding for those who persevere.
Graphics: Although dark and oppressive, the game is also filled with many beautiful and memorable locations.
Sound: Features a great soundtrack and sound effects as well as good voice acting
RESEARCH and DESTROY by Implausible Industries and Spike Chunsoft is a turn-based action game with local and online co-op. The world has been overrun by the Supernatural hordes, but fortunately, players have access to three brilliant scientists. Weird weapons, radical upgrades, and fascinating gadgets can all be developed to take down the Supernaturals. Check out the video below for a quick look at some aspects of the game, including the first mission
The GAMERamble team put their railroad construction skills to the test for the co-op game Unrailed! The goal is to gather resources and craft tracks to prevent the always-moving train from derailing. However, with only one tool of each type available the only way to survive is cooperation and coordination! This video features the “Endless” mode on “Medium” difficulty with three players