HunterX

HunterX

HunterX is an impressive indie-developed Metroidvania title with a sprawling map and a very skilled devil-hunting protagonist. However, players have their work cut out for them as the game is also filled with vicious enemies and massive bosses that don’t show any mercy. While some players might find the hard-hitting foes a bit frustrating, the game offers plenty of weapons, accessories, skills, and abilities that when mastered makes it easy to turn the tables on enemies. Overall, HunterX doesn’t bring anything drastically new to the genre, but it knows what fans expect and isn’t afraid to challenge them in the process.

Gameplay: The game is tough, but players who take the time to learn all the intricacies it has to offer will find the combat to be very satisfying.

Graphics: The 3D visuals mixed with the 2D gameplay gives HunterX the look and feel of a lost Playstation 2 title and definitely make it stand out from the current crop of titles.

Sound: The game features a memorable soundtrack and great sound effects, but sadly no voice acting

The GAMERamble Team Plays Second Extinction™ 3-Player Co-Op

The GAMERamble Team Plays Second Extinction™ 3-Player Co-Op

Second Extinction by Systemic Reaction is an Early Access first-person shooter where the goal is to reclaim earth from hordes of mutated dinosaurs. The game was designed with squads of three in mind, so the GAMERamble team decided to team up and shoot some dinosaurs

Car Detailing Simulator

Car Detailing Simulator

Car Detailing Simulator is a relaxing game with plenty of tools to help players restore dirty, scratched-up cars back to pristine works of art. The focus is purely on cleaning, so even players who are intimidated by the complexities of mechanic simulator games can have fun with this one. By its nature, the game can become very repetitive, which players might find either soothing or tedious depending on their tolerance levels. Nevertheless, there is no doubt that cleaning cars is very satisfying, and building up your bank balance as well as reputation while moving up the ranks is an enjoyable experience.

Graphics: The game features plenty of detailed cars that can be cleaned inside and out.

Sound: The music is nothing to write home about, but the sound effects are spot on.

Gameplay: Despite a lot of repetition, cleaning cars is a relaxing and satisfying activity that can easily hook players

Arise: A Simple Story Special Look Video

Arise: A Simple Story Special Look Video

Arise: A Simple Story by Piccolo Studio and Untold Tales is a game about manipulating time, solving puzzles, and reshaping surroundings as you push forward into the bittersweet recollections of a past life. This emotional journey of losing the love of one’s life is also out now on Nintendo Switch with some exclusive goodies, such as gyroscope functionality. This video features a special look at the PC version of the game

TerraNova: Escape Room First Look Video

TerraNova: Escape Room First Look Video

TerraNova: Escape Room by minos is a puzzle game that challenges players to solve a mystery. The goal is to figure out what is going and make an escape after being arrested for entering the house of a corrupt mayor. The adventure begins in the interrogation room the protagonist has been left alone in for hours, but the question is, where is everyone and what is really going on? Check out the video below to see some of the puzzles waiting in the game

Winkeltje: The Little Shop First Look Video

Winkeltje: The Little Shop First Look Video

Winkeltje: The Little Shop by Sassybot is a game that is all about running your own old-world fantasy shop. Players are in charge of buying, selling, keeping stock of their inventory, and making a profit. With tons of different furniture options, the ability to expand your shop as well as crafting and farming, Winkeltje has something for everyone. Check out the video below to see the start of the game in action

Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread First Look Video

Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread First Look Video

Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread by Allods Team Arcade and My.GAMES is a 2D metroidvania adventure starring a crack team of heroes on a mission to save the world. Players can switch between the four playable characters on the fly, and they each have unique abilities to help them against the enemies, puzzles, and epic bosses on Dr. Cread’s island. Check out the video below to see the game’s prologue in action

FixFox

FixFox

FixFox is a unique game that combines many different gameplay styles with a surprisingly deep storyline. Exploring the various areas while looting stashes is fun and using unorthodox tools to repair machines never gets old. Unfortunately, the game lacks any real challenges, and having to perform the same actions in new areas does become repetitive towards the end. Nevertheless, FixFox is an ambitious title considering a very small team made it, and this passion can be seen everywhere in the game.

Gameplay: Despite some repetition, FixFox combines many different gameplay elements with a wholesome story that will keep players coming back for more.

Graphics: The art style can be a bit of an acquired taste, but there’s no denying the amount of detail packed into each aspect of the visuals.

Sound: The chiptune soundtrack is very catchy and features unique music for each new area in the game

Wingspan Special Look Video

Wingspan Special Look Video

Wingspan by Monster Couch is the officially licensed digital adaptation of the award-winning board game of the same. This relaxing strategy card game features single-player and multiplayer modes for up to five players with multiple ways to accumulate points with birds, bonus cards, and end-of-round goals. Since the European Expansion for the game will be released on May 5th, 2022, the GAMERamble team decided to play through a full match of Wingspan, so check it out below

ASTRO ACE

ASTRO ACE

Astro Ace is a retro-style space shooter that isn’t afraid to challenge players. The goal is to take down endless waves of enemies while racking up a high score in the process. Although very difficult, the experience point system keeps players hooked with a steady stream of new unlocks, and the game is addictive enough that minutes can quickly turn into hours if you are not careful.

Gameplay: Astro Ace can be frustrating, and it takes a lot of practice to get anywhere, but beating your previous high score is quite a thrill.

Graphics: The visuals can get a little cluttered, but the ship designs and different effects have just the right combination of retro and modern.

Sound: The soundtrack and sound effects, apart from the Wingman Support, are unobtrusive and provide a good backdrop for the arcade action