Headland feels a little generic, but snappy gameplay and some surrealistic elements make this short game a delight.
Breakneck City should be a fantastic throwback to a simpler time, but nothing about it quite does what it wants to do.
Death’s Gambit: Afterlife is a fantastic Metroidvania with gorgeous pixel art, a great story, and a boss that helped me learn to love losing.
We may have lost Advance Wars as a big December release, but there’s still a lot of great games to check out during the Holidays!
Pato Box is a weird, black-and-white adventure game where you box your way through an evil corporation as a duck-man. It’s weird.
Tormented Souls is a good throwback to a bygone era of survival horror. See why Steve recommends this nostalgic recreation!
I’m not sure that anyone who grew up in the age of smartphones has any interest in GameBoy style games, but I hope they’ve got at least enough to give the Squidlit games a chance.
Wildbus is a weird, janky, wonderful game that revels in the joy of being a video game.
Dig Dog isn’t a deep game, but the arcadey gameplay is a lot of fun to dig into.
While the updated graphics of Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX are phenomenal, the commitment to maintaining the original gameplay makes it a tough entry point for newcomers.
Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World offers a satisfying retro-like experience with a coat of paint and some quality-of-life improvements.
There are few joys simpler than a good run-and-gun shooter. Enter Mighty Goose. This game brings great gameplay, a ridiculous story, and wonderful presentation.