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Citizen Sleeper – Review

“Wake up sleeper!” yes, wake up Sleeper, your time is finally now. “Citizen Sleeper” developed by Jump Over the Age is a futuristic, sci-fi RPG with so much to offer from narrative to gameplay. If you are a fan of RNG outcomes and umm well the ‘Fifth Element’ well this

7

Godlike Burger – Review

Have you ever wanted to be the best chef in the world but also serial kill people at the same time.. Yes? Well, this is the game for you. This game, developed by Liquid Pug is equally about building up the reputation of your restaurant but also killing as many

8

Wildcat Gun Machine – Review

Wildcat Gun Machine is the hell bullet dungeon game you never knew you needed. Featuring high-intensity arenas, boss battles, and music, shooting down abominations with over 40 weapons and special mech powers has never been so insane. Developed by Chunkybox Games and published by DAEDALIC Entertainment GmbH, this top-down, Roguelike

7.5

The Serpent Rogue – Review

Strap on your plague mask. Corruption is spreading throughout the land and the world needs its Wardens. Published by Team17 and developed by Sengi Games, the Serpent Rogue is an adventure/rogue-like game with a flair for the Lovecraft influence and will see you master the art of alchemy with taming

7

Ragnorium – Review

It’s the end of times. Humankind is all but dissipated. With the lack of resources and ability to repopulate, someone has to play God. That person is you. Ragnorium is a brand new planet recolonization simulator, where the player commands clones to do thou bidding and attempt to repopulate the

9.5

Chernobylite (Xbox Series X) – Review

Chernobylite, developed by The Farm 51, is a sci-fi horror survival set in the wastelands of Chernobyl’s exclusion zone. We reviewed this game in its early stages on PC here, but as it has just come out with its new free Xbox Series X|S upgrade, we get to revisit the

9

Teardown – Review

Developed by Tuxedo Labs, Teardown is a beautifully designed and polished game where everything has been created to be destroyed. Teardown is based in a township with you running the family business, Lockelle Teardown Services, and it’s a game in which you can make the desired paths into buildings by

10

Road 96 (Xbox) – Review

Road 96 is a brilliant narrative adventure game, where you make the choices that impact the world as you meet amazing detailed characters with deep backstories that you will want to discover, created by Digixart this game is one well worth playing. We were previously treated to the Nintendo Switch

Hello Neighbor 2 [BETA] – Preview

Set for release on the 6th of December and created by Eerie Guest Studios and Published by tinyBuild, Hello Neighbor 2 is a stealth survival game that has you breaking into a house to find keys and items to help progress. You play as a media reporter trying to discover

9

B.I.O.T.A. – Review

Developed by Small Bros, B.I.O.T.A is a 2D, metroidvania action-packed game. The game is based in the 22nd Century when a meteorite came down to earth and scientists discovered a new element called Viridium, which was the key to interplanetary travel. This made mining companies compete to set up mining

8

FixFox – Review

FixFox is a top-down, story-based, point-and-click adventure. This cute little indie game was developed by Rendlike, published by Joystick Ventures, and is out now for PC and Mac. In a distant future where the climate has changed drastically and made human survival almost impossible, humans have been spliced with animals,

9.5

Tentacular – Review

It’s review time again, this time with my review for Tentacular. Tentacular is the new VR game created by Firepunchd Games UG and published by Devolver Digital. Tentacular is about a giant-but-friendly tentacled beast that has been raised among the humans on the island, La Kalma. It is time to

8

Weird West – Review

The Wild West is one of those magical places that can meld with pretty much anything. There was a film in 2011 called Cowboys & Aliens, and I’ve been spending a lot of time watching a YouTuber by the name of Boylei Hobby Time, who is creating his own magnificent

7.5

Dodgeball Academia – Review

Now, ‘Dodgeball Academia’ by Pocket Trap and Ivan Freire is certainly one of the more unique games I have played in a while. Who would have thought a sports game and an RPG would have smashed together so fluidly? Not me, that’s for sure. You play as our hero, Otto,

7.5

Nightmare Reaper – Review

Over the years there have been many retro-styled FPS games, I mean ‘Doom’, ‘Wolfenstein’ and’ Duke Nukem’ defined gaming in the early days. The only issue is that these games were inventive for their days, they were new, fresh, and they were the grandfathers of their own genre. Many a

7

Expedition Zero – Review

A top-secret expedition has gone awry, so go in and find out what happened to the team in this survival horror developed by Enigmatic Machines, but just keep one thing in mind – you are not alone. In Expedition Zero, you explore corrupted forests and abandoned research facilities to uncover

8.5

Kraken Academy!! – Review

Ah, High School, surviving those days was hard enough but after playing ‘Kraken Academy’ it really puts things in perspective. Developers ‘Happy Broccoli Games’ have created a very unique narrative-driven adventure that doesn’t seem to shy away from the wild side. Originally released on PC in 2021, this indie extravaganza

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Glitchhikers: The Spaces Between – Review

‘Glitchhikers: The Spaces Between’ is an oddly relaxing and meditative game created by Silverstring Media INC and published by Fellow Traveller. The game plays like a point-and-click adventure to a small degree as it follows travelers that meet and have rich conversations with other fellow travelers from across the lands.

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Wife Quest – Review

I never thought I would be saying “Give me my husband back”, but here we are on a wife’s quest to get her hubby back from those rascally monster girls… Wife Quest, developed by Pippin Games, is a 2D retro-style platformer where you play as the cute and charismatic former

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Primordia (Nintendo Switch) – Review

Primordia is a retro-styled point-and-click adventure game, developed by Wormwood Studios and published by Wadjet Eye Games. Primordia was originally released on PC in 2012, mobiles in 2016, and it has currently made its way onto the Nintendo Switch. Primordia is filled with memorable characters, a great in-depth evolving story,

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Grand Mountain Adventure: Wonderlands – Review

Small independent developers have been a blessing for the Nintendo Switch with an expansive library dedicated to their many games. Toppluva are set to join those ranks with their ski exploration game, ‘Grand Mountain Adventure: Wonderlands,’ published by Microids. Originally developed as a mobile game, this full release is set

Tentacular VR – Preview

Tentacular is a new VR game created by Firepunchd Games UG and published by Devolver Digital, and it is about a giant-but-friendly tentacled beast that has been raised among humans on the island La Kalma. It is time to get your suckers ready and help the humans out while also

7.5

What Lies In The Multiverse – Review

Dr. Strange isn’t the only one to travel through and open the multiverse this year. A young kid, who doesn’t know how to introduce himself, unlocks the multiverse and glitches into another universe one day while researching the multiverse theory on his computer. Erwin his pet cat, like most cats

8.5

Thy Creature (Early Access) – Review

Thy Creature presents a dark, fantasy story adventure with a cast of characters who all deal with finding their identity, amnesia, and overcoming trauma. You play as ‘Nameless Creature’, a hybrid creature of a man ala ‘Frankenstein’s Monster’ who has recently escaped an angry mob, seeking solace in an eerie

Card Shark (DEMO) – Preview

Card Shark, for me at least, is a very skilled game to take on. Trust me when I say, “Keep a constant eye on the Card Shark. He will cheat you before you have even realized you’re partaking in the game.” Whilst playing, you start off with some low-grade cheats

7.5

ELEX II – Review

A few years ago, one of my friends was telling me about this game he had discovered, a game that was so different from everything else he had played. It mixed a post-apocalyptic world with technology and magic, and a vast open-world to explore. You could collect items, forge them

6.5

Rescue Party: Live! (PC) – Review

It’s time to be that hero you always dreamed of being as a kid and go save some lives. ‘Rescue Party: Live!’ is a new party game on the scene, developed by Tag Studios and published by 505 Games. This chaotic multiplayer has you step into the boots of a

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