This perfectly pitched one-button game will have you endlessly coming back for more.
Author: Matthew H. Mason
The similarities to Shovel Knight are undeniable, but this old-school platformer is enjoyable nonetheless
Now on Switch, this puzzler from Frozax Games is an ideal way to unwind.
Seven classic Ninja JaJaMaru games from the 1980s and 1990s have been re-issued, along with a brand new title.
Think Banjo-Kazooie, but with time travel.
A love letter to the turn-based battles of yore.
Bertil Hörberg offers a wildly imaginative take on Super Mario Bros. 2.
At the very end of the year, Matt finds his favourite game of 2022.
Finally we’re treated to second helpings of this charming Zelda homage.
For a health worker in German-occupied Denmark, doing the right thing isn’t as simple as it might seem.
Punishingly hard but eminently satisfying.
Jaleco’s 1991 arcade game gets a long-awaited re-release.
Because Streets of Final Double Dragon Rage Fight would be too long a name.
A no-frills reissue of some classic platformers.
Twitch-perfect controls and a sublime learning curve result in a game that’s consistently fun yet challenging.
Ocean’s Heart borrows liberally from the Zelda playbook, but with some varied locales and fun swashbuckling gameplay.
Swinging through the trees is a sheer joy, and a wonderful way to highlight the game’s environmental message.
Let’s go round again. And again. And again.
Have staff, will travel.
Featuring a cuter than average Grim Reaper.
It’s been a long time coming.
It’s all getting a bit political down in the woods.
The magic of the stage.
A racing game that appeals to petrolheads and pedestrianheads alike.
Pleasant forest pottering.
I’m liking this hiking.
No hand holding.
Tiny Lands is the video game equivalent of sitting at your dining room table on a lazy Sunday […]
This proto-Metroidvania still holds up.
Never gonna give you up.
Gotta go fast.