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.
One thing that helps to thin out the backlog is sticking to just the genres you enjoy.
Sundered makes its debut on Switch with a ton of new features. But how does it compare with its wonderful predecessor, Jotun?
The wholesome story of three friends deciding to get together and make their dream game: a multiplayer competitive RPG.
Like Super Monkey Ball, but with all the fun sucked out of it.
Hollow Knight is one of the best Metroidvania games I’ve ever played, and a remarkable result for a first-time developer.
This spiritual successor to the venerable Wonder Boy series manages to massively improve on the games that inspired it.
Goose sock puppets! A fuzzy goose T-shirt! Untitled Goose Game has got some seriously lovely merch.
Twisted Pixel’s Xbox Live Arcade classic gets a new lease of life on Nintendo Switch.
A celebration of the Game Boy in glorious monochrome.