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In Gleamlight, you play as a sword in a world of glass

Gleamlight is a hidden indie jewel that caught my attention completely. In this 2D action platformer, you play as a sword. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY1RtoxBNPU I know, your character doesn't look like a sword. That's because you take the role of Gleam, a sword that took the form of a child. You will take on fearsome enemies in a quest to reach the...

Tainted Grail, the RPG based on the board game, shows first gameplay trailer

Taint Grail
Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon is an immensely successful board game by Awaken Realms. How successful? Well, the Kickstarter campaign brought in £4,940,030, which is a 10,000% more than the original £40,000 goal. One of the campaign's stretch goals was a full video game RPG based in the world of Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon, called only Tainted...

Cardpocalypse review: Play like a 90’s kid, fight like a 90’s kid

Cardpocalypse review
Cardpocalypse is a cute title with simple but solid card game mechanics. It brings the '90s back and successfully charms you with its nostalgic mojo. Cardpocalypse brings a new card game to the table. It is easy to grasp, harder to master, but eventually, you'll dominate over every kid in your class. But what are you going to do when the...

Action-RPG Sakuna: of Rice and Ruin delayed to 2020

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin
I first noticed Sakuna: of Rice and Ruin at E3 2017, where it was revealed as a PlayStation 4 and PC title. In June 2019, the action-RPG was announced for Nintendo Switch as well, with its release expected in winter 2019, alongside the PlayStation 4 and PC versions. Unfortunately, publisher XSEED Games reported a delay and postponed the game's release to 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HA7zQ1eXAI Sakuna...

No More Robots brings Descenders and Not Tonight to Switch

The list of games available on the Switch just keeps growing. Now, two more indie titles from publisher No More Robots are coming soon to Nintendo's console: Descenders and Not Tonight. Let's start with Not Tonight. This game is an indie game that takes place in a parallel world where Brexit (UK leaving the EU) has already happened. As a...

The Office Quest review: Break the cycle of boredom

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The Office Quest calls on you to break your monotonous routine and go on an adventure. You know the feeling: You arrive at the office, have your first (or third) cup of coffee of the day and slump down at your station. Every single day is the same - typing out long reports, meetings, a quick lunch, and then it's...

Chromatose is a Kickstarter project that can wake you out of a coma

After Persona 5's great success that even got it nominated on our best RPG games of 2017, emerges a new game inspired by its design and themes - Chromatose, currently on Kickstarter until April 11. Chromatose is an RPG and 2D graphic novel hybrid that takes place in a mysterious nightmarish coma world. The plot begins when the protagonist Leroy...

Feudal Alloy review: Just keep slashing

Feudal Alloy review
Feudal Alloy's weird premise doesn't go anywhere, but the combat and visuals create a Metroidvania you can, quite literally, easily get lost in. Feudal Alloy is set in a world filled with robots, and the fish controlling them. It might be a reasonable idea that fish will outlive humanity and take over the world someday, but the game doesn’t bother...

It’s a Big Day for twin-stick shooter fans, but not for zombies

Big Day
Take the role of a plane-crash and zombie plague survivor in Big Day, an indie game developed by Sonic Shield and distributed by Zodiac Interactive. This one is a real hardcore game, featuring pixel-art shoot-‘em-all zombie slaying in a top-down perspective. Pancho, the main character, tries his luck against the zombie hoards on his way to save his daughter Liz, who was...

Tsioque review: When a princess has to save herself and does it right

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Tsioque is a tale of a brave princess and a kingdom in distress, manifested as an adorable adventure game. Welcome to Tsioque and to a kingdom of crescent and double star. Here lie a great story and an adventure you won't forget any time soon. It all started more than three years ago with a collaboration between OhNoo Studio (Tormentum Dark Sorrow) and...

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