What is a Metroidvania? [flings his wine glass aside] A miserable little pile of secrets! But enough talk! Have at you!
Thunder Lotus has unveiled a ‘cosy management game about dying’.
Oh my god, I feel SO ninja right now.
Open the pod bay doors, S.A.M.
I spoke to indies about the effect that Google Stadia and its ilk will have on the industry, in an article for GamesRadar+.
Image & Form have done it again.
The intriguing mix of survival mechanics and deck building makes Nowhere Prophet one to watch.
Forget the Final Fantasy VII remake, let’s keep it old school.
This WiiWare classic is back and better than ever on Switch.
Hold on, haven’t I played this before?
Feather may very well be the ultimate chillout game.
This shoot ’em up is an essential purchase if you own a Switch.
Inkle responds to criticism with a quick-travel option.
This point and click adventure looks very promising indeed.
Although not without its flaws, Heaven’s Vault proves that archaeology and video games make a compelling mix.
It’s a mix of genetic implant pottery, psychological bartending and a great big dollop of conspiracy theory. Lovely.
Guntastic! Partisans 1941! Afterparty! LUNA! Here’s my pick of the greatest games from this year’s EGX Rezzed.
Perhaps there’s a reason why Intelligent Systems stopped making Advance Wars in favour of Fire Emblem?
Review is this. Puzzler is good. Confused is reader. Game is genius. Baba is brilliant.
A puzzler with hidden depths – but perhaps an offputting level of initial complexity.
James once again bravely plunges into the Steam new-release list, and resurfaces clutching an excellent horror point-and-click adventure. He is also covered in anime girls.
A short but charming suburban adventure based on New Zealand folklore.
The fourth in the underrated Momodora series from Brazilian developer Bombservice is packed with satisfying exploration.
Forget bridge-building games – ski-gondola construction is far more fun. And hilarious.
It’s XCOM crossed with Lovecraft! But great fundamentals can’t make up for a lack of content.
A compelling Metroidvania that’s also a love letter to the NES games of yore.
Ninjas are cool, aren’t they? I shall brook no argument on this.
The gorgeous mousey PC adventure is finally heading to consoles.
The rules are simple – find an indie game you’ve never heard of before, then tweet about it using #DiscoverIndies.
Yoku’s Island Express! Tomb Raider! Inside! Firewatch! Batman: Enemy Within! And more! I certainly got through a lot of games this Christmas.
Just under ten quid for a quality Metroidvania title.