Nidhogg II Review

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Developer: Messhof Publisher: Messhof Year: 2017 Platform: Steam, PS4 MSRP: $14.99 Prelude The original Nidhogg is a modern classic. It’s pixel art, simple gameplay, and amazing multiplayer support won the hearts of gamers, many who still enjoy the game to this day. The object of the game was simple, make your way to the opponent’s side of the screen. You and your opponent would …

Preview – Tangledeep

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Developer: Impact Gameworks Publisher: Impact Gameworks Year: 2017 Platform: Steam MSRP: $14.99 Prelude For hundreds of years, people have lived in the safety of underground settlements and villages – where the only route to the surface is “Tangledeep,” a mysterious and ever-changing labyrinth. With memories of the surface world long forgotten, you set out for the labyrinth to discover what …

Sirlin Games Announces Free Weekend for Fantasy Strike Demo

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From Friday – Sunday, Aug. 11-13, 2017 Sirlin Games will be hosting its second free weekend for people to try the Fantasty Stike demo. Fantasy Strike, for those not familiar, is an upcoming, accessible fighting game by Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix lead designer David Sirlin. During the free weekend, players will have full access to eight playable characters, four stages, …

Sine Mora EX Released on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Switch Soon.

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Sine Mora EX, and extended version of the original Sine Mora, is now out on the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. A Switch version will also be released later this summer. The PC version will run you $9.99, while the console versions are $19.99. What’s the difference between Sine Mora and Sine Mora EX? Here’s a few things: 16:9 Aspect …

Review – Rain World

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Developer: Videocult Publisher: Adult Swim Games Year: 2017 Platform: Steam, PS4 MSRP: $19.99 Prelude In a world constantly flooded by rain, a slugcat and its family are separated. The journey to be reunited with them is through a hostile world filled with predators, a changing environment, lack of food, and, of course, floods. Welcome to Rain World. Play In Rain …

Review – Flinthook

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Developer: Tribute Games Publisher: Tribute Games Year: 2017 Platform: Steam,PS4, Xbox One MSRP: $14.99 Prelude If you read my “[5 Tips When Starting Flinthook(http://pawnsperspective.com/5-Tips-When-Starting-Flinthook/)]” article, you already have a bit of an idea about Tribute Game’s latest offering. Flinthook is an action-platform with roguelike elements where you speed through procedurally generated ships using a grappling hook, plasma gun, and Chronobelt …

Review – Lost Castle

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Developer: Hunter Studio Publisher: Another Indie Year: 2016 Platform: Steam MSRP: $9.99 Prelude It’s been a while since I first wrote about Lost Castle. Developed by Hunter Studio and published by Another Indie, Lost Castle is a cute brawler with roguelike elements. Of course being cute is just a ruse to lull you into the brutal fight for your life …

Review – Aaero

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Developer: Mad Fellows Publisher: Reverb Triple XP Year: 2017 Platform: PS4, Steam,Xbox One MSRP: $14.99 Prelude There was a time when rhythm-action games were all the rage. Over time, with a lack of spectacular titles, the shine kind of faded on the genre. Mad Fellows set out to change that with Aaero, a twin-stick shooter/rhythm-action game mashup. Published by Reverb …

Review – Slime San

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Developer: Fabraz Publisher: Headup Games Year: 2017 Platform: PC MSRP: $11.99 Prelude A Steam key for Slime-San just showed up in a press release one day. Sometimes when this happens I either ignore it or install the game and promptly forget about it. Slime-San caught my attention with its interesting graphic design, 2D platforming goodness, and a promise of all …