Salt and Sanctuary was released in 2016 for a few systems, but recently Ska Studios released the 2D platforming RPG to the Nintendo Switch. While this game is challenging it has an interesting premise, story, artwork and charm about it which continues to make it stand out amongst other Indie games. Will players want to trudge through the darkness and defeat evil?Read More
Fimbul is an interesting game. There is some mythology associated with this tale as it takes place before Ragnarok. The game has a fun story and exciting graphics, but is this enough to make it stand out? Will gamers want to come back for more?Read More
Who doesn't like puzzle games? Treasure Stack takes the fun of Tetris and adds an interesting twist that should remind players of games like Bejeweled or Dr. Mario. PIXELAKES has made sure this game is addicting enough for players to keep them hooked.Read More
Warhammer: Chaosbane is shaping up to be a fun game that should appeal to those who like loot driven adventure games aka Diablo. There are 4 different classes and the game has a lot to offer to keep newcomers and veterans interested. Come June, this may be a good game for gamers to pick up looking for something a easy to play.Read More
Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is a nice throwback to the early PC adventure games from LucasArts or Sierra. The gme has some fun with humor and some light puzzles. The big question is does it stand out enough in the crowded Switch’s library?Read More
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP is a pixel based adventure game on Switch. Think of it as a cross between Zelda 2 and maybe an older adventure games. The pixel based art work and light humor make the game stand out a little. But what else sets it apart from the other games in the crowded Switch’s Indie library?Read More
Killer7 was a great game that was released on GameCube and PS2 in 2005 from Grasshopper Manufacture. Killer7 is an interesting game from the mastermind known as Suda51. So how does the Pc port stack up after all these years?Read More
Hive Jump was one of the first games The Gamers Lounge really got behind. Originally released in 2017, members of The Gamers Lounge backed it on Kickstarter back in 2014 after hearing a lot of good things about the game. Most recently after seeing success on the Steam and the Wii U it has been brought to the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. The big question is how is it and why haven’t you gone out and bought it yet?Read More
Call of Cthulhu has been around for a bit, in novels, in tabletop board games, books and a few video games. This latest entry from Cyanide Studios focus on a mystery with the intent to scare gamers. Does it succeed? Is the game worth $60?
Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron is a ab easy to pick up and play shmup. This is a fun sequel to the mobile game with lots of new options. The tight controls and fun graphics makes this a good shump for any level of gamer.Read More
Shmups should be considered a lost art. The days are in long gone where gamers would see a number of shmups in local arcades. This is definitely a niche title Fast Striker fits right into this crazy genre. The game was originally released for Neo Geo MVS in 2010. But as of now the game has made its way to the Vita and PS4, how does it stand up to other shmups?Read More
Log Jammers from Mega Cat studios is best described as Windjammers meets Pong. While originally a NES Kickstarter, this release has founds its way to Steam and players can grab a demo before it comes out in 2019. Hands down, if gamers are looking for something fun to play during a party or an a monthly game night, Log Jammers should be added to the list.Read More
Welcome to Mars! If you are one of those gamers who never played Red Faction Guerilla before, drop everything and go get it. The Re-Mars-tered edition is just as much fun as the original. It is the kind of game anyone can pick up and play..Read More
Runbow is a fun game, with a lot of appeal. It finally makes its way to the Switch after being released on every other consoles Ever since I played the Wii U version I have been interested, Runbow is a fun racing platformer with plenty of appeal.Read More
Join Erik as he checks out Seattle Retro Gaming Expo. This smaller retro gaming expo is a fantastic way to shop for games. There is something here for everyone.Read More
Are you a gamer that enjoys a challenge? Dream Alone should be right up your alley. The best way to describe it is Limbo meets Inside.
Who doesnt like gangster themed games? Who doesnt love HBO’s Sopranos? Milanoir toes the line between bad bad action movies from the 1970s and stereotypical gangster movies. Gamers are playing as a mid level gangster on a quest to rise in the ranks. The big question is how does Milanoir stack up against everything in the crowded Switch’s library?Read More
The Switch is really hitting it’s stride with Indie platformers recently. The latest to meet the requirements is Nihlumbra. Players will be using the touchscreen and controls to navigate this interesting and dark world. But does this game have enough to make it stand out from the crowded Indie library on the Switch?Read More
de Blob 2 is a sequel to 2008’s de Blob on the Wii. The funky paint filled platformer is back, but the question is how good is the game? Do the new features make it stand out enough from an already pretty crowded marketplace?
The games that are coming out on the Switch are impossible to keep up, there is something there for everyone. Toki Tori 2 falls into the niche of a platformer with some interesting twists. The Gamers Lounge enjoyed this platformer for multiple reasons.Read More