Despite the similarities and Mary Skelter 2 feeling more like a definitive edition with altered content, Mary Skelter as a whole still remains to be one of the most unique dungeon crawlers conceived thanks to its dark story with powerful heroines in a unique world of survival and humanity starting over.
Gnomes and asteroids come together in a surreal world whose puzzles and high production values will pull you in like a gaming equivalent of a pitcher plant. Once you are inside however you discover it’s not quite what you thought. See if you can escape from Colibri Game’s Tiny Bang Story.
This action packed 2D platformers seems to have a lot to offer on the surface. The graphics are colorful and the gameplay seems fun. The plot along with a few other elements falls a little on the weak side, but let’s see if there is enough there to make it worth a play.
Ling: A Road Alone is a budget-entry hack and slash game that trips up on it’s own merits. It wants to give you a glorious combat system but the sluggish controls and difficult angles make it hard to perform as the developer intended.
Dragon Star Varnir, previously a PS4 exclusive, comes to Steam. Basically the same game ported over, Steam users buying the Deluxe Edition can come across a few pieces of bonus artwork. Overall a great RPG that deserves equal billing as a visual novel.
The Alliance Alive on 3DS was an amazing title released in the twilight of the system based on classic RPG gameplay. With an HD remaster on multiple platforms, it finally gets the attention it needs. True RPG fans shouldn’t miss out on this classic.
Greedfall’s unique twist on the RPG genre makes it one of the freshest takes to date, and with its 17th century Europe inspired backdrop, Greedfall has a sense of realism behind it making the world feel familiar yet exciting, implementing new tactics, ideas, and progression systems that feel contemporary and a step in the right direction. Greedfall does well to be inviting and equally surprising, making it a trip worth going on for those that love a little bit of science fiction in their fantasy.