Action Games

Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition

Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition

Platform: PC
May 6, 2021
For PC players, we’re taking advantage of our new Fully Ray Traced Lighting Pipeline and the latest GPU-capable hardware from NVIDIA and AMD to offer the ultimate Ray Traced experience – the Metro Exodus PC Enhanced Edition. This upgrade is so extensive, it will require a Ray Tracing capable GPU as the minimum spec, and we will need to deliver this version as a separate product – it is not a simple ‘patch’ to the base game – instead it will be offered as an extra entitlement to all existing Metro Exodus PC players.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.5
R-Type Final 2

R-Type Final 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 30, 2021
Wave Cannon attacks by trans-dimensional fighters equipped with firepower equivalent of that of a battleship. This game is thoroughly focused on expressions of how enemies are destroyed. The feeling of exhilaration in the destructions is thoroughly pursued.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.0
Returnal

Returnal

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 30, 2021
Returnal transforms roguelike gameplay into a third-person shooter where players fight to survive a hostile planet that changes with every death. Players can switch instinctively between firing modes by using a single adaptive trigger and can get right back into the action after dying. PS5’s immersive 3D audio brings the alien world to life around the player, helping players navigate the intense positional combat.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.3
New Pokemon Snap

New Pokemon Snap

Platform: Switch
April 30, 2021
Photograph Pokémon in their natural habitats as you adventure through unknown islands. Seek out and take in-game pictures of Pokémon in their native environments in the New Pokémon Snap game, only for the Nintendo Switch system! You'll even discover behaviors and expressions you've never seen before when you encounter and research lively wild Pokémon. Explore environments, take in-game pictures and fill your Pokémon Photodex. Travel to unknown islands with beautiful scenery like lush jungles and sandy beaches. The Pokémon pictures you take there will be used to build your very own Pokémon Photodex. This brand-new game brings the gameplay of the 1999 Pokémon Snap game for the Nintendo 64 system to life on the Nintendo Switch system with unknown islands to discover and different Pokémon to see. Photograph lively wild Pokémon in their natural habitats as you research and explore unknown islands. Journey through a variety of environments such as beaches and jungles to capture previously-unseen Pokémon behaviors. The photos you take can also be used to fill out your very own Pokémon Photodex. * See a different side of Pokémon in a new photo-snapping adventure, only on Nintendo Switch * Research various Pokémon in their natural habitats and capture Pokémon behaviors that you've never seen before * Explore unknown islands with scenery like lush jungles and tropical beaches throughout your journey * Take in-game photos to make your very own Pokémon Photodex
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.0
R-Type Final 2

R-Type Final 2

Platform: Switch
April 30, 2021
Wave Cannon attacks by trans-dimensional fighters equipped with firepower equivalent of that of a battleship. This game is thoroughly focused on expressions of how enemies are destroyed. The feeling of exhilaration in the destructions is thoroughly pursued.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
3.7
Terminator: Resistance Enhanced

Terminator: Resistance Enhanced

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 30, 2021
A standalone product and as a free upgrade for owners of the PS4 version. Features a range of graphical improvements as well as additional content.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.0
Star Wars Pinball VR

Star Wars Pinball VR

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 29, 2021
For the first time ever, Star Wars Pinball surrounds us in virtual reality! Star Wars Pinball VR collects 8 AMAZING TABLES: The Mandalorian Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Star Wars Rebels Masters of the Force Classic Collectibles The fully customizable FAN CAVE houses your "virtual" pinball table and items you earn. TOTAL IMMERSION MODE allows you to experience everything at table level. 360-DEGREE MINIGAMES surround you with iconic Star Wars set pieces.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Star Wars Pinball VR

Star Wars Pinball VR

Platform: PC
April 29, 2021
For the first time ever, Star Wars Pinball surrounds us in virtual reality! Star Wars Pinball VR collects 8 AMAZING TABLES: The Mandalorian Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Star Wars Rebels Masters of the Force Classic Collectibles The fully customizable FAN CAVE houses your "virtual" pinball table and items you earn. TOTAL IMMERSION MODE allows you to experience everything at table level. 360-DEGREE MINIGAMES surround you with iconic Star Wars set pieces.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Shantae

Shantae

Platform: Switch
April 22, 2021
Genie-girl Shantae is the self-appointed guardian of a small fishing village, Scuttle Town. Living life in a lighthouse rather than a bottle, she's constantly on the lookout for danger. When the nefarious lady-pirate, Risky Boots catches wind of the treasure that was recently unearthed in the village, she launches an attack. To get Scuttle out of trouble, it's up to Shantae to prove that she's the rightful 'Guardian Genie' to the best of her dancing, buying and hair-whipping abilities. Now crack that whip! * Play on the Game Boy Advance system for enhanced color and to unlock hidden secrets! * Over 50 Locations and Mini-Games! * Learn 'Dance Magic' to transform Shantae and learn new attacks!
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
World Splitter

World Splitter

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 21, 2021
World-Splitter" is a 2D² puzzle platformer, challenging you with multidimensional puzzles. You'll travel through wonderful and fantastic worlds that are beautifully animated and full of tricky challenges. The game features a unique gameplay mechanic: A combination of jump & run elements and logical thinking puzzles. Each level consist of two parallel worlds separated by the 'Dimension Rift'. The character can move freely through the Rift and interacts only with the visible parts of both worlds. You have to master the Rift and make it pave your way through the worlds!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Silicon Dreams

Silicon Dreams

Platform: PC
April 20, 2021
It’s 2065, and you are an interrogator-model android tasked with rooting out deviants among your own kind. You must probe for lies, monitor and exploit emotional spikes, earn the trust of your subjects, and make the final call: release, or destroy?
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Godstrike

Godstrike

Platform: PC
April 15, 2021
Godstrike is a twin-stick shooter where time is your health and currency. Face off against ruthless bosses in tense, 1v1 showdowns as Talaal, the last Herald.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
Stitchy in Tooki Trouble

Stitchy in Tooki Trouble

Platform: Switch
April 15, 2021
Run, jump, slide, slam and glide to find your stolen corn in this side scrolling platformer. Save your corn and defeat troublesome thieving Tooki! As Stitchy, a dedicated scarecrow, you are on a mission to recover every stolen piece of corn and reclaim your fields from the evil wooden Tooki. Pursue your corn across several distinctive worlds. On your legendary quest you’ll have to dodge wooden piranhas in lush jungles, tackle Tooki in dark temples and try not to lose control on a snowy mine cart ride – and much more! Each world has 9 levels, a boss battle, and a secret level for the curious. Stitchy is easy to pick up and play on the go, and the charming fairy-tale art along with inventive enemies and intuitive controls make this an all ages platforming delight! Trust us – you’ll be a-maized.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
tbd
Rain on Your Parade

Rain on Your Parade

Platform: Switch
April 15, 2021
Rain on Your Parade is a slapstick comedy game where you play as a mischievous cloud determined to ruin everybody’s day. Play across a wide range of levels while unlocking new abilities and mechanics that get progressively more ridiculous. Travel across the world, inventing new ways of causing chaos and mayhem. Turn the perfectly dry and sunny wedding day into a wet one, unleash thunder and lightning upon the cities, bring pandemonium to supermarket shoppers, destroy farmer’s crops, sneak around military bases and rain down meteors on dinosaurs! Yes, not even the dinosaurs are safe! As you progress in the game you will unlock new and more comical methods of causing bedlam. Use thunder and lightning to scare people out of hiding and set things alight, tornadoes to suck up everything that gets in its path, rain explosive material that you can blow up and even entire meteors and much more.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Godstrike

Godstrike

Platform: Switch
April 15, 2021
Centuries after a divine power divided itself between seven mysterious masks, chaos reigns. Now inhabiting vessels called Heralds, these seven entities spend eternity fighting each other as the world decays around them. That is, all but one. Talaal, the forgotten seventh mask, and its new Herald Yissia stand alone. Only together can they stop their siblings’ apocalyptic war. Don the mask of Talaal and duel against devilish monstrosities in multi-stage boss battles with breakneck speed. Go in guns blazing, weaving through oncoming fire, and unleashing a torrent of heavenly abilities to overcome adversaries as quickly as possible. Time is of the essence, because in Godstrike as the seconds count down, so too does our hero’s health bar. Time is both life and a currency. Talaal and Yissia lose valuable seconds needed to complete their mission for every hit they take. So the pair must make calculated moves before each showdown, shuffling between an ever-expanding stockpile of skills to help defend against their foes’ strengths while taking advantage of weaknesses.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
Rain on Your Parade

Rain on Your Parade

Platform: Xbox One
April 15, 2021
Travel the world as a cute cardboard cloud and ruin everybody's day! Unlock new methods of mischief across 50 levels, each with unique setting and objectives. Make new friends and help them too - it's an adorable schadenfreude game. Travel across the world, inventing new ways of causing chaos and mayhem. Turn the perfectly dry and sunny wedding day into a wet one, unleash thunder and lightning upon the cities, bring pandemonium to supermarket shoppers, destroy farmer’s crops, sneak around military bases and rain down meteors on dinosaurs! Yes, not even the dinosaurs are safe! As you progress in the game you will unlock new and more comical methods of causing bedlam. Use thunder and lightning to scare people out of hiding and set things alight, tornados to suck up everything that gets in its path, rain explosive material that you can blow up and even entire meteors and much more.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.8
Fez

Fez

Platform: Switch
April 14, 2021
Gomez is a 2D man on a voyage of discovery into the mysterious 3rd dimension. Change your perspective and look at the world in a different way.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
6.7
Toree 3D

Toree 3D

Platform: Switch
April 9, 2021
A bite-sized 3D Platformer with a few weird elements. Life as a chirp is hard: As Toree straddles about, a creepy mean guy comes rushing along and steals Toree's ice cream. In an attempt to right this wrong, Toree starts a furious chase through nine carefully crafted levels with a strong emphasis on speed and flow. Late 90s low poly aesthetic. Fast paced platforming. 9 levels with unique elements. 2 secret characters to unlock speed rankings in each level to promote replayability.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.9
ASTRO AQUA KITTY

ASTRO AQUA KITTY

Platform: Switch
April 8, 2021
The Aqua Kitty cats have launched into space in an all new action RPG shoot-em-up adventure. Pick your crew, then blast off to investigate mysterious water filled asteroids. Battle bizarre enemies, mine magnificent gems, grab new weapons, install enhancing devices, and unlock your crews' unique skills as you level up XP. Just watch out for marauding pirate rabbits, always trying to be first to the loot.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Pac-Man 99

Pac-Man 99

Platform: Switch
April 7, 2021
40 years after the classic Pac-phenomenon rocked the gaming world, PAC-MAN is back in a new 99-man battle royale. Get back in the maze and chase down the iconic ghosts. Who will be the last PAC-MAN standing?
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.4
Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Platform: PC
April 6, 2021
Interact with the words inscribed in the pages of a young girl’s diary to solve challenging puzzles, tackle unique platforming segments and discover an emotional tale set across the vibrant world of Estoria in Lost Words: Beyond the Page.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.8
Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Platform: Xbox One
April 6, 2021
Interact with the words inscribed in the pages of a young girl’s diary to solve challenging puzzles, tackle unique platforming segments and discover an emotional tale set across the vibrant world of Estoria in Lost Words: Beyond the Page.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 6, 2021
An atmospheric narrative adventure written by Rhianna Pratchett. Set between the pages of a diary and a fantasy story where you run on words and use them to interact with the world around you.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Platform: Switch
April 6, 2021
An atmospheric narrative adventure written by Rhianna Pratchett. Set between the pages of a diary and a fantasy story where you run on words and use them to interact with the world around you.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Star Wars: Republic Commando

Star Wars: Republic Commando

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 6, 2021
You can be part of an elite squad of soldiers in Star Wars Republic Commando. Play as one of a team of republic troops in the time between Star Wars episodes II and III. Your squad will be assigned a variety of missions ranging from hostage rescue to assassination on many recognizable worlds from the Star Wars universe. You can play multiplayer game modes such as capture the flag and deathmatch online.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.0
Star Wars: Republic Commando

Star Wars: Republic Commando

Platform: Switch
April 6, 2021
You can be part of an elite squad of soldiers in Star Wars Republic Commando. Play as one of a team of republic troops in the time between Star Wars episodes II and III. Your squad will be assigned a variety of missions ranging from hostage rescue to assassination on many recognizable worlds from the Star Wars universe. You can play multiplayer game modes such as capture the flag and deathmatch online.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
4.9
World of Demons

World of Demons

Platform: iOS  (Apple Arcade)
April 2, 2021
Known for their console action and PC games including NieR:Automata and the hit Bayonetta series, PlatinumGames thrust players into a fantastical world full of yokai - a class of supernatural monsters and spirits from Japanese folklore. Players will assume the role of a samurai leading an army of yokai minions as they embark on a mission against evil. The game is set in a beautiful environment inspired by traditional Japanese artwork with gorgeous stages pulled from ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Along the way, they'll meet samurai allies and a menagerie of yokai, each with their own techniques and combo possibilities. Players will expand their arsenal of abilities to conquer all foes that stand before them, ultimately facing the fearsome Shuten Doji, lord of all oni. Sharpen your steel as this samurai tale is about to begin.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.3
Totally Reliable Delivery Service

Totally Reliable Delivery Service

Platform: PC
April 1, 2021
Delivery Attempted. That's the Totally Reliable Delivery Service guarantee! T.R.D.S. is a ragdoll physics simulation about terrible package delivery couriers. Work together using odd machinery, useful gadgets, and the wonders of physics to reliably deliver packages to their destination.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
4.5
Outriders

Outriders

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 1, 2021
Outriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry People Can Fly.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
4.8
Outriders

Outriders

Platform: PC
April 1, 2021
Outriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry People Can Fly.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
5.7
Outriders

Outriders

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 1, 2021
Outriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry People Can Fly.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.9
Outriders

Outriders

Platform: Xbox Series X
April 1, 2021
Outriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry People Can Fly.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.1
UnderMine

UnderMine

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 30, 2021
An action-adventure roguelike with a bit of RPG tossed in. Adventure deep into the UnderMine and discover powerful relics, deadly enemies, hidden secrets, and a few friends to help along the way. Delve deep into the UnderMine and discover its secrets, one peasant at a time! UnderMine is an action-adventure roguelike that blends combat and dungeon crawling with rpg-like progression. Mine gold, die, upgrade yourself, and try again! Discover hundreds of items including relics, potions, blessings, and curses that all combo and stack for a new experience every run. Challenge dangerous bosses and rescue helpful characters that provide new upgrades for your adventure. Decipher the cryptic messages of the Undermine's residents and unfold the mystery at the heart of the dungeon. Build Item Combos Discover relics, potions, prayers, blessings, and even curses to forge that perfect run. Watch as items pop off and combo with one another to make a god peasant of destruction. Rescue Characters Discover friendly (and some unfriendly) characters in need of rescue. After returning them safe to the mine's hub they will offer powerful upgrades that can be used from run to run. Discover Secrets Explore every nook and cranny to discover hundreds of secrets. New relics, potions, characters, and story bits lay behind the statues, rocks, and walls of each floor. Deadly Bosses Each area of the UnderMine contains one (or more!) deadly boss that will test planning, patience, strategy, and skill. Prepare well, because a test awaits! Wickedly Lighthearted UnderMine has a rich world to explore and discover with charming characters and a plot full of intrigue. Experience the plight of the poor Delvemore peasants. Told to brave extreme danger for a boss that doesn't quite care about them or their safety. A pretty funny situation when you think about it and something we can all relate to.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
DOOM 3: VR Edition

DOOM 3: VR Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 29, 2021
The game arrives March 29 for PlayStation 4 and is backwards compatible on PlayStation 5. Take your Aim controller in hand, put on your PS VR headset, and step into the armored boots of The Doom Marine. Fight for your life as one of the few survivors left in a UAC facility overrun by demons. Doom 3: VR Edition features Doom 3 and its expansions, Resurrection of Evil and The Lost Mission, retooled for PS VR technology. Uncover the secrets of the UAC’s unholy experiments, encounter uncanny monstrosities in claustrophobic environments, and wield an arsenal of iconic (and even otherworldly) weaponry with new textures, shaders and sound effects as you survive against the forces of Hell across over 15 hours of heart-stopping action. [Bethesda Softworks]
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.5
Kaze and the Wild Masks

Kaze and the Wild Masks

Platform: PC
March 26, 2021
Let 90's inspired platformer Kaze and the Wild Masks take you on a trip down memory lane as you side-scroll your way through the Crystal Islands. In the colorful world of Kaze, you face enraged living vegetables in a variety of ways thanks to the powers of the Wild Masks. Pounce ferociously like a tiger, soar through the sky like an eagle, sprint fiercely like a lizard, and rule the sea like a shark. Kaze and the Wild Masks embraces all the classic 90's platformer elements and gives it a personal touch with modern-looking pixel art graphics. With simple and intuitive mechanics, difficult challenges, iconic bosses, and the satisfyingly smooth platforming and speed of the game, you will find yourself hooked to accomplish everything.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
Kaze and the Wild Masks

Kaze and the Wild Masks

Platform: Switch
March 26, 2021
Unleash the skills of the Wild Masks to get powers from the tiger, eagle, lizard and shark. Uncover the secrets of the Crystal Islands in 30+ levels with over 50 bonus levels. Relive your childhood memories of classic platformer with high quality frame by frame pixel art. Pave your way through a satisfyingly smooth, but challenging platformer.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.1
Kaze and the Wild Masks

Kaze and the Wild Masks

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 26, 2021
Unleash the skills of the Wild Masks to get powers from the tiger, eagle, lizard and shark. Uncover the secrets of the Crystal Islands in 30+ levels with over 50 bonus levels. Relive your childhood memories of classic platformer with high quality frame by frame pixel art. Pave your way through a satisfyingly smooth, but challenging platformer.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.9
Kaze and the Wild Masks

Kaze and the Wild Masks

Platform: Xbox One
March 26, 2021
Unleash the skills of the Wild Masks to get powers from the tiger, eagle, lizard and shark. Uncover the secrets of the Crystal Islands in 30+ levels with over 50 bonus levels. Relive your childhood memories of classic platformer with high quality frame by frame pixel art. Pave your way through a satisfyingly smooth, but challenging platformer.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
9.4
Balan Wonderworld

Balan Wonderworld

Platform: Xbox Series X
March 26, 2021
BALAN WONDERWORLD is an action platformer game themed around the Balan Theatre. Led by the enigmatic maestro named Balan, the stars of the show Emma and Leo will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real world mix with the things that people hold dear. Twelve different tales await our stars in the Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. They will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, filled with a myriad of tricks and traps, to get to the heart of each story.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
7.3
Balan Wonderworld

Balan Wonderworld

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 26, 2021
BALAN WONDERWORLD is an action platformer game themed around the Balan Theatre. Led by the enigmatic maestro named Balan, the stars of the show Emma and Leo will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real world mix with the things that people hold dear. Twelve different tales await our stars in the Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. They will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, filled with a myriad of tricks and traps, to get to the heart of each story.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
5.7
Balan Wonderworld

Balan Wonderworld

Platform: PC
March 26, 2021
BALAN WONDERWORLD is an action platformer game themed around the Balan Theatre. Led by the enigmatic maestro named Balan, the stars of the show Emma and Leo will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real world mix with the things that people hold dear. Twelve different tales await our stars in the Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. They will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, filled with a myriad of tricks and traps, to get to the heart of each story.
Metascore:
38
User Score:
6.7
Balan Wonderworld

Balan Wonderworld

Platform: Switch
March 26, 2021
Balan Wonderworld is a wondrous action-platformer game themed around a mysterious musical theatre. The stars of the show will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real world mix with the things that people hold dear. Twelve different tales await our stars in Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. They will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, using all the tricks and gimmicks hidden along the way, to get to the heart of each touching story.
Metascore:
35
User Score:
4.9
Balan Wonderworld

Balan Wonderworld

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 26, 2021
Balan Wonderworld is a wondrous action-platformer game themed around a mysterious musical theatre. The stars of the show will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real world mix with the things that people hold dear. Twelve different tales await our stars in Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. They will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, using all the tricks and gimmicks hidden along the way, to get to the heart of each touching story.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
6.6
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Platform: PC
March 26, 2021
It's About Time - for a brand-wumping new Crash Bandicoot game! Crash fourward into a time shattered adventure with your favorite marsupials. Neo Cortex and N. Tropy are back at it again and launching an all-out assault on not just this universe, but the entire multiverse! Crash and Coco are here to save the day by reuniting the four Quantum Masks and bending the rules of reality. New abilities? Check. More playable characters? Yep. Alternate dimensions? Obviously. Ridonkulous bosses? For sure. Same awesome sauce? You bet your sweet jorts. Wait, are they actually jorts? Not in this universe!
Metascore:
83
User Score:
4.7
Bladed Fury

Bladed Fury

Platform: Switch
March 25, 2021
Bladed FURY is a classic 2D action game, based on Chinese mythology with an Accompanying traditional art style and sound design, but with a Dash of surrealism added to the mix. Featuring a fluid combat experience, a high-octane Combo system, and a plethora of ancient enemies and deities to destroy, bladed FURY is a truly addictive action game. At the Beginning of the warring States period, than, an officer under Duke Kang of qi, set a Trap that killed the Duke, exiled ji, the younger Princess, and put shu, the Elder Princess, under house arrest. This event established the tian family as the ruler of qi. Ji tried to seek justice, but failed repeatedly. During her journey, she encountered ancient deities like hou yi and jingwei, who helped her obtain the powers of soul slivers, and eventually returned to the palace to finish what she started. As the dust settled, ji realized this was the beginning of a new world.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!

Platform: iOS
March 25, 2021
Join Crash Bandicoot and his sister Coco on a mission to save the multiverse.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
5.3
Get-A-Grip Chip

Get-A-Grip Chip

Platform: Switch
March 25, 2021
Help Chip save the lost Battery Bots on a perilous journey through the treacherous depths of a robot assembly factory. When piloting Chip, you can't jump, but you can soar over the pits of molten metal, giant crushers, pools of toxic waste, shifting saws and high-powered lasers using your trusty head-mounted grapple. With 30 meticulously crafted levels across 5 diverse worlds, Get-a-Grip Chip is sure to get you (grappling) Hooked! Dodge deadly obstacles, rescue the Battery Bots, and race your friends (or rivals) for the top spot on the leaderboards.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville - Complete Edition

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville - Complete Edition

Platform: Switch
March 19, 2021
Time to shake up the neighborhood block party. Welcome to Neighborville, where all is well. Except that a crazy new coniferous conflict between brain-less and botanicals is brewing! What are you gonna do call the crops? Soil your plants? Prepare to kick some grass in a plant-on-zombie conflict that will take you to the outer edges of Neighborville and back again. KEY FEATURES * Customize Every Character for Battle - Join the newest bloom in the age-old battle between plants and zombies with 20 fully customizable classes at launch, including a Team Play class for each faction. Bring the unique abilities of each character class to 6 PvP modes including the new Battle Arena and experience the unbeleafable thrills of combat. * Venture to the Outer Edges of Neighborville - The tension across the terra has expanded with 3 free-roam regions and one PvE mode that extend beyond the town of Neighborville. Squad up with up to 3 friends in the Giddy Park social region and take back Weirding Woods, Mount Steep and Neighborville Town Centre. It's grow time! * Play with Your Favorite People in Every Mode - Connect with up to 3 players and battle through flourishing free-roam regions, or jump into the fray with up to 24 players in online multiplayer across a gigantic suburban skirmish.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.7
Magic Twins

Magic Twins

Platform: Switch
March 18, 2021
Magic Twins is a 1-2 co-operative arcade puzzle game in which Abra and Cadabra (the titular Magic Twins), must constantly swap their chromagic powers to defeat hordes of color elementals and stop the Colormageddon (which they unintentionally unleashed). Red beats red, blue beats blue.. you get the drill. Magic doesn't need to be complicated!
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 18, 2021
Marvel’s Avengers is an epic, third-person, action-adventure game that combines an original, cinematic story with single-player and co-operative gameplay. Assemble into a team of up to four players online, master extraordinary abilities, customize a growing roster of Heroes, and defend the Earth from escalating threats.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.3
DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part Two

DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part Two

Platform: Xbox One
March 18, 2021
Unite the Sentinel armies and take the war to the stronghold of the Dark Lord himself in one last effort to seal away evil once and for all. With the all-new Sentinel Hammer in hand, the Slayer will rip, tear and now smash every demon in his path across ancient Sentinel settlements, devastated Earth cities and beyond, tackling stronger new enemy variants as he nears his final battle. Everything you've fought for has led to this moment. Your war against Hell ends here.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.3
DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part Two

DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part Two

Platform: PC
March 18, 2021
Unite the Sentinel armies and take the war to the stronghold of the Dark Lord himself in one last effort to seal away evil once and for all. With the all-new Sentinel Hammer in hand, the Slayer will rip, tear and now smash every demon in his path across ancient Sentinel settlements, devastated Earth cities and beyond, tackling stronger new enemy variants as he nears his final battle. Everything you've fought for has led to this moment. Your war against Hell ends here.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.2
DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part Two

DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part Two

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 18, 2021
Unite the Sentinel armies and take the war to the stronghold of the Dark Lord himself in one last effort to seal away evil once and for all. With the all-new Sentinel Hammer in hand, the Slayer will rip, tear and now smash every demon in his path across ancient Sentinel settlements, devastated Earth cities and beyond, tackling stronger new enemy variants as he nears his final battle. Everything you've fought for has led to this moment. Your war against Hell ends here.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.2
Samurai Shodown

Samurai Shodown

Platform: Xbox Series X
March 16, 2021
SAMURAI SHODOWN has enjoyed worldwide success as a blade-wielding fighting game series since its first release in 1993. 11 years have passed since the last series installment, and it is now time for SAMURAI SHODOWN to return in a brand-new game featuring high-end visuals and gameplay! Faithfully reproducing the game mechanics and atmosphere that contributed to the success of the series, SAMURAI SHODOWN includes a revolutionary feature that learns from players game actions and patterns in order to create CPU-controlled "ghost" characters. With a story set one year before the very first installment, a diverse cast of returning and new characters cross paths in order to fulfill their destinies! * SAMURAI SHODOWN is faithful to the series' roots by delivering the same tense and exhilarating battles that it has always been known for. * Using the power of UNREAL® ENGINE 4 the series is able to achieve a level of detail and graphical quality like never before. * Using revolutionary Deep Learning AI, the game will learn from player tactics and create Ghost characters which players around the globe can share and fight against.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
COLLAPSED

COLLAPSED

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 13, 2021
So what happened to the world? Why was everything destroyed? At first, these questions are left unanswered but as you complete levels and the game grows more challenging, the history of the world begins to be revealed. You can also come across snatches of the backstory in memory clusters which are randomly scattered throughout the universe. These contain notes, diaries and other interesting recordings which shed light on the events that took place in certain locations. Enjoy numerous unique locations with procedurally generated levels, hordes of dangerous enemies, and deadly traps. Combat in heated battles will test your skills and reaction time.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Platform: Xbox Series X
March 12, 2021
It's About Time - for a brand-wumping new Crash Bandicoot game! Crash fourward into a time shattered adventure with your favorite marsupials. Neo Cortex and N. Tropy are back at it again and launching an all-out assault on not just this universe, but the entire multiverse! Crash and Coco are here to save the day by reuniting the four Quantum Masks and bending the rules of reality. New abilities? Check. More playable characters? Yep. Alternate dimensions? Obviously. Ridonkulous bosses? For sure. Same awesome sauce? You bet your sweet jorts. Wait, are they actually jorts? Not in this universe!
Metascore:
86
User Score:
6.9
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Platform: Switch
March 12, 2021
It's About Time - for a brand-wumping new Crash Bandicoot game! Crash fourward into a time shattered adventure with your favorite marsupials. Neo Cortex and N. Tropy are back at it again and launching an all-out assault on not just this universe, but the entire multiverse! Crash and Coco are here to save the day by reuniting the four Quantum Masks and bending the rules of reality. New abilities? Check. More playable characters? Yep. Alternate dimensions? Obviously. Ridonkulous bosses? For sure. Same awesome sauce? You bet your sweet jorts. Wait, are they actually jorts? Not in this universe!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.1
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 12, 2021
It's About Time - for a brand-wumping new Crash Bandicoot game! Crash fourward into a time shattered adventure with your favorite marsupials. Neo Cortex and N. Tropy are back at it again and launching an all-out assault on not just this universe, but the entire multiverse! Crash and Coco are here to save the day by reuniting the four Quantum Masks and bending the rules of reality. New abilities? Check. More playable characters? Yep. Alternate dimensions? Obviously. Ridonkulous bosses? For sure. Same awesome sauce? You bet your sweet jorts. Wait, are they actually jorts? Not in this universe!
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.0
Apex Legends

Apex Legends

Platform: Switch
March 9, 2021
Conquer with character in Apex Legends, a free-to-play* Battle Royale shooter where legendary characters with powerful abilities team up to battle for fame & fortune on the fringes of the Frontier. Master an ever-growing roster of diverse Legends, deep tactical squad play and bold new innovations that level up the Battle Royale experienceall within a rugged world where anything goes. Welcome to the next evolution of Battle Royale. A Roster of Legendary Characters -Master a growing roster of powerful Legends, each with their own unique personality, strengths and abilities that are easy to pick up but challenging to truly master. Build Your Crew -Choose your Legend and combine their unique skills together with other players to form the ultimate crew. Strategic Battle Royale -Use your abilitiesand your witsto make strategic calls on the fly, adapting your crew's strengths to meet new challenges as the match evolves. Genre-Evolving Innovation -Experience a brand-new array of innovative features that level up the Battle Royale genre, including Respawn Beacons, Smart Comms, Intelligent Inventory and an all-new way to drop into the action with Jumpmaster deployment. Sweet, Sweet Loot -Drop in and loot up with a host of powerful weapons, diverse attachments and useful armor to protect you in battle. After the fight, collect a wealth of cosmetic options for personalizing your character and weapons, and unlock new ways to show off during the match.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
5.2
POSTAL Redux

POSTAL Redux

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 5, 2021
POSTAL Redux is a high definition remake of The Postal Dude’s infamous first foray into the world. Prepare to experience his psychological journey with faithfully recreated high resolution visuals, remastered music, sounds, and dialog, and revamped and modernized gameplay. Crazed gunmen out for your blood await you around every corner. The only choice is clear: Get them before they get you. Fight back with a devastating arsenal as you make your way through a violence-stricken town.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
tbd
Mail Mole

Mail Mole

Platform: Switch
March 4, 2021
Mail Mole is a charming 3D platformer featuring Molty, the fastest delivery mole, in his quest to save Carrotland from disaster! Explore magical worlds, from the calm beaches of Coconut Islands to the freezing heights of Yeti Ridge, make new friends, race against unusual mech-rivals, solve puzzles and find all of the delicious collectibles scattered around Carrotland, as Molty (the mail mole!) embarks on an adventure to make his most important delivery yet... before it's too late! Running through the underground, climbing walls and soaring the skies, there's no place our hero can't reach! Traveling with Cannon Lines, Molty will take on the most demanding and varied platforming challenges to reach Carrotland's furthest and oldest Mailboxes: endless pits, giant boulders, steep slopes, bouncing platforms, sharp spikes..... tough roads! But when the power is out, you can't send an e-mail!
Metascore:
73
User Score:
6.4
The Climb 2

The Climb 2

Platform: PC
March 4, 2021
The Climb brings alive the excitement and thrill of rock climbing in incredible virtual reality. Players will scale new heights and explore stunning environments in a new gaming experience developed exclusively for VR, using the power of CRYENGINE™. [Oculus Quest 2]
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Mail Mole

Mail Mole

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 4, 2021
Mail Mole is a charming 3D platformer featuring Molty, the fastest delivery mole, in his quest to save Carrotland from disaster! Explore magical worlds, from the calm beaches of Coconut Islands to the freezing heights of Yeti Ridge, make new friends, race against unusual mech-rivals, solve puzzles and find all of the delicious collectibles scattered around Carrotland, as Molty (the mail mole!) embarks on an adventure to make his most important delivery yet... before it's too late! Running through the underground, climbing walls and soaring the skies, there's no place our hero can't reach! Traveling with Cannon Lines, Molty will take on the most demanding and varied platforming challenges to reach Carrotland's furthest and oldest Mailboxes: endless pits, giant boulders, steep slopes, bouncing platforms, sharp spikes..... tough roads! But when the power is out, you can't send an e-mail!
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Sir Lovelot

Sir Lovelot

Platform: Switch
March 3, 2021
It's an absolutely heartbreaking hairy-tale, if ever there was one… Sir Lovelot is on a quest to find the love of his life. Join him in a wacky precision platformer, where impressing cheeky damsels is harder than a heart of stone. Your goal is to collect a selection of gifts to offer the next awaiting missus while avoiding treacherous hazards and fighting off weird creatures, all in the best possible time! Key features: Besides true sound and real-time moving graphics, this die a million times, single-player, platforming adventure, boast features that include - Hundreds of screens with devious challenges, in over 40 handcrafted levels A whole arsenal of unsuspecting nasties roaming the land, plus a fire-breathing boss to round things off Dozens of time-slicing hidden short-cuts, secret rewards and golden eggs -> damsels really love those! A beautiful soundtrack by Alexander Falinski, known for his talent on Cut the Rope, LightSlinger Heroes, Tap the Frog… 14 languages: English, French, Dutch, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Turkish, Korean, Japanese, Chinese - Traditional, Luxembourgish 4-6 hours of playtime on average for the first run. About twice as much for the 105% completionists out there
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
PAKO Caravan

PAKO Caravan

Platform: Switch
March 2, 2021
Pako Caravan is a mix of elements from the original Pako games and tried-and-true, classic snake games. You collect trailers to grow your caravan ever longer, as you try not to crash into yourself or anything else that might pop up in each stage. Additionally, things like jump mechanics, lawn mowing, and tons of other little twists add variety to the gameplay level by level.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Foregone

Foregone

Platform: PC
March 1, 2021
Foregone is a fast and fluid 2D action-platformer packed with legendary loot and stunning pixel art. Collect an arsenal of powerful weapons and unravel a compelling story of regret and conspiracy as you slice your way through hordes of enemies to save Calagan.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
5.6
PixelJunk Raiders

PixelJunk Raiders

Platform: Stadia
March 1, 2021
PixelJunk Raiders is the latest creation from the folks at Q-Games. Planet Tantal is under attack by fiendish aliens bent on harvesting the population’s life force! Shake off that hypersleep and slash, smash, raid, and rescue your way through hundreds of unique missions, all while unraveling the mystery of the enigmatic Keepers.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
7.1
Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection

Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection

Platform: Switch
February 25, 2021
Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection is a reboot that brings the beloved Capcom franchise back to life and into the 21st century. Paying homage to Ghosts ‘n Goblins and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts, the latest entry combines the franchise’s action platforming gameplay with storybook-like graphics and challenging new obstacles. The game follows the valiant knight Arthur as he runs, jumps and battles his way through eerie stages set in the Demon Realm, a demonic fantasy world. Brave knights will need to proceed with extreme caution as terrifying dangers await, including familiar enemies like Zombie, Skeleton Murderer, Pigman and Red Arremer. Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection is a nostalgic, yet fresh adventure that welcomes back its faithful fans, while introduces a new generation of heroes to challenge one of gaming's classic series.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.9
Yupitergrad

Yupitergrad

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 25, 2021
Brave dream of VR gaming. Grappling hooks, wacky humor, spatial stunts, motion sickness countermeasures, Dieselpunk adventure, space acrobatics, and out-of-the-box puzzles. Yupitergrad has it ALL.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.0
Pumpkin Jack

Pumpkin Jack

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 24, 2021
Pumpkin Jack is a Spooky Scary 3D platformer in which you embody Jack, the Mythical Pumpkin Lord! Dive into an Epic Adventure through otherworldly landscapes and help the Evil annihilate the Good!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.1
Thomas Was Alone

Thomas Was Alone

Platform: Switch
February 19, 2021
Thomas Was Alone, and then, well, he wasn’t. Thomas Was Alone is the acclaimed platformer about friendship and jumping and floating and anti-gravity. Guide a group of sentient rectangles through a series of obstacles, combining their skills to reach the end of each level. Discover the story of the world’s first sentient AIs, and how they worked together to, well not escape… “escape” is a strong word. Perhaps “emerge” might be better. “Emerge” has an air of importance about it, while keeping the various plot twists and origin stories you’ll discover under wraps. We didn’t even mention the bouncing. That would be overkill. Listen to reactive and atmospheric music originally composed by David Housden. Negotiate puzzles meticulously designed by Mike Bithell, and immerse yourself in the characters journey with a BAFTA award winning voiceover read wistfully and amusingly by Danny Wallace. Also includes Thomas Was Alone: Benjamin’s Flight, the additional level pack that follows the tale of Benjamin and his father’s incredible invention. Meet a new companion and a familiar face in the events leading up to Thomas’ emergence.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
PUSS!

PUSS!

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 19, 2021
In PUSS! you have to get through mazes without touching walls to reach the exit portal. All the levels are randomly sequenced, so every run is different. The game’s visuals are based on different elements of modern art: glitch art, surrealism, psychedelic art, web punk, vaporwave, naive art, etc.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
PUSS!

PUSS!

Platform: Xbox One
February 19, 2021
In PUSS! you have to get through mazes without touching walls to reach the exit portal. All the levels are randomly sequenced, so every run is different. The game’s visuals are based on different elements of modern art: glitch art, surrealism, psychedelic art, web punk, vaporwave, naive art, etc.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
PUSS!

PUSS!

Platform: Switch
February 19, 2021
In PUSS! you have to get through mazes without touching walls to reach the exit portal. All the levels are randomly sequenced, so every run is different. The game’s visuals are based on different elements of modern art: glitch art, surrealism, psychedelic art, web punk, vaporwave, naive art, etc.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.3
Nerve

Nerve

Platform: PC
February 18, 2021
Hurtle through beautiful unforgiving worlds, where every frame is enthralling, every moment is exhilarating, every death is deserved, and every success is earned.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Speed Limit

Speed Limit

Platform: Switch
February 18, 2021
A daily train commute gone wrong: Speed Limit is a one take, non-stop arcade experience that never slows down. An old-school shooter boiled down to its core elements: Hard. Fast. Addictive. As soon as you think you’ve learned how the game works, it changes to a completely different genre, taking you through the history of the golden arcade era. Running. Driving. Flying. Dying (many, many times!). From the moment you click play to the moment you die, you are in control. And you will die. A lot.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Natsuki Chronicles

Natsuki Chronicles

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 18, 2021
New dramatic horizontal shoot ’em up that takes place in the same setting as Ginga Force. An immersive story that follows protagonist Natsuki. Discover the story of her past as a rookie pilot up to present day with events that are parallel to those in Ginga Force.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Anodyne 2: Return to Dust

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 18, 2021
Nano Dust infects the islanders of New Theland, distorting their emotions and desires. You play as Nova, a Nano Cleaner who must explore the island, seeking out the sick and shrinking inside their bodies to suction up the Dust. Anodyne 2: Return to Dust combines the thrilling scale and cinematic storytelling of 3D games with the tight design and easy-to-pick-up satisfaction of 2D Zelda-like adventures. With art that re-imagines the PS1 and N64 era, explore 3D cities, valleys, and wastelands then shrink into the varied 2D mindscapes of characters, from snowy, aurora-lit valleys to perilous volcanic construction sites!
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Anodyne 2: Return to Dust

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust

Platform: Switch
February 18, 2021
Nano Dust infects the islanders of New Theland, distorting their emotions and desires. You play as Nova, a Nano Cleaner who must explore the island, seeking out the sick and shrinking inside their bodies to suction up the Dust. Anodyne 2: Return to Dust combines the thrilling scale and cinematic storytelling of 3D games with the tight design and easy-to-pick-up satisfaction of 2D Zelda-like adventures. With art that re-imagines the PS1 and N64 era, explore 3D cities, valleys, and wastelands then shrink into the varied 2D mindscapes of characters, from snowy, aurora-lit valleys to perilous volcanic construction sites!
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium

SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium

Platform: Switch
February 17, 2021
It's history in the making when 2 premiere arcade game giants settle the score. The greatest fighters of all time will be crowned when 18 of SNK's and Capcom's most popular characters collide. It's the best of both worlds: fighters, techniques and formats.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.2
Azur Lane: Crosswave

Azur Lane: Crosswave

Platform: Switch
February 16, 2021
Azur Lane is a side-scrolling shooter created by Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi, originally released 2017 in China for iOS and Android platforms. The mobile game reached critical acclaim in China and Japan, hitting five million players within its first four months. The Shanghai-based publisher, Yostar, published the Japanese and English version of the mobile game, popularizing the game to more mobile users across the world. The game takes place in a world where personified battleships from around the globe engage in side-scrolling shooter gameplay.In this high-octane 3D Action Shooter, Azur Lane: Crosswave, historical battle ships come to 3D life with the help of the Unreal Engine! Control a fleet of cute, but devastating characters and bring any enemy to their knees! Newcomers and returning fans of Azur Lane can play in 4 game modes, including the 100+ battles of Extreme Battle Mode! Will you be able to sail your fleet to victory, or will you sink into the ocean? Improvements in the Nintendo Switch version include play through Story Mode through the lens of newcomers Shimakaze and Suruga, plus Taihou and Formidable. Choose up to 6 characters with freshly updated camera angles, Episode Mode includes 50+ sub=stories that deliver bonus character background.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Speed Limit

Speed Limit

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 16, 2021
A daily train commute gone wrong: Speed Limit is a one take, non-stop arcade experience that never slows down. An old-school shooter boiled down to its core elements: Hard. Fast. Addictive. As soon as you think you’ve learned how the game works, it changes to a completely different genre, taking you through the history of the golden arcade era. Running. Driving. Flying. Dying (many, many times!). From the moment you click play to the moment you die, you are in control. And you will die. A lot.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury

Platform: Switch
February 12, 2021
The cat's out of the bag, Super Mario 3D World is on to the Nintendo Switch system. Pounce and climb through dozens of colorful stages! Mario (and his friends) can use power-ups like the Super Bell, which grants catlike abilities, like climbing and scratching. Work together locally or online with up to three other players to reach the goaland to see who can get a high score. The Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury game features the same great co-op gameplay, creative levels and power-ups as the original game, but also so much more.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Gal*Gun Returns

Gal*Gun Returns

Platform: Switch
February 12, 2021
Gal*Gun is the entertaining story of a young man who becomes "super popular" with the opposite sex and is now living the "unfortunate" life of having every lady that looks his way confessing their undying love for him. But he must steel himself and fend these would-be lovers off with his 'special weapon' (known as the Pheromone Shot), as he tries to win the affections of one of the main protagonists. Gal*Gun is the crazy combination of arcade-style shooting action and dating sim that truly has no equal.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
UnderMine

UnderMine

Platform: Switch
February 11, 2021
An action-adventure roguelike with a bit of RPG tossed in. Adventure deep into the UnderMine and discover powerful relics, deadly enemies, hidden secrets, and a few friends to help along the way. Delve deep into the UnderMine and discover its secrets, one peasant at a time! UnderMine is an action-adventure roguelike that blends combat and dungeon crawling with rpg-like progression. Mine gold, die, upgrade yourself, and try again! Discover hundreds of items including relics, potions, blessings, and curses that all combo and stack for a new experience every run. Challenge dangerous bosses and rescue helpful characters that provide new upgrades for your adventure. Decipher the cryptic messages of the Undermine's residents and unfold the mystery at the heart of the dungeon. Build Item Combos Discover relics, potions, prayers, blessings, and even curses to forge that perfect run. Watch as items pop off and combo with one another to make a god peasant of destruction. Rescue Characters Discover friendly (and some unfriendly) characters in need of rescue. After returning them safe to the mine's hub they will offer powerful upgrades that can be used from run to run. Discover Secrets Explore every nook and cranny to discover hundreds of secrets. New relics, potions, characters, and story bits lay behind the statues, rocks, and walls of each floor. Deadly Bosses Each area of the UnderMine contains one (or more!) deadly boss that will test planning, patience, strategy, and skill. Prepare well, because a test awaits! Wickedly Lighthearted UnderMine has a rich world to explore and discover with charming characters and a plot full of intrigue. Experience the plight of the poor Delvemore peasants. Told to brave extreme danger for a boss that doesn't quite care about them or their safety. A pretty funny situation when you think about it and something we can all relate to.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
Blue Fire

Blue Fire

Platform: Switch
February 4, 2021
A Dark World Awaits – Travel through the perished world of Penumbra to explore unique areas filled with diverse enemies, sharp 3D platforming challenges, quests, collectibles, and more. Embark on an extraordinary journey through the desolated kingdom of Penumbra and discover the hidden secrets of this long-forgotten land. Explore mystical temples, encounter survivors and take on strange quests to collect valuable items. Along your adventure, slash your way through daunting adversaries, roam across mysterious and abandoned regions, leap through deadly traps and ultimately master the art of movement.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.3
Blue Fire

Blue Fire

Platform: PC
February 4, 2021
Embark on an extraordinary adventure through the perished world of Penumbra to explore unique temples filled with increasingly difficult 3D platforming challenges, diverse enemies, quests, collectibles, and more. Slash daunting adversaries, leap through deadly traps and master the art of movement.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.6
Habroxia 2

Habroxia 2

Platform: Switch
February 3, 2021
Blast off for a sequel that pushes every facet of 2D shoot'em ups to escape velocity. In the aftermath of a brutal attack on Free Space, humanity sends scout ships to the star system that was at the source of the assault. But when one of the pilots doesn’t return home, it’s up to his daughter -- the talented starpilot Sabrina -- to find him. Habroxia 2 is a non-linear, old-school space shooter with upgrades, boss fights, and even New Game+, all wrapped in a retro package combining pixel graphics, chiptunes, and stellar gameplay.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Habroxia 2

Habroxia 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 3, 2021
Blast off for a sequel that pushes every facet of 2D shoot'em ups to escape velocity. In the aftermath of a brutal attack on Free Space, humanity sends scout ships to the star system that was at the source of the assault. But when one of the pilots doesn’t return home, it’s up to his daughter -- the talented starpilot Sabrina -- to find him. Habroxia 2 is a non-linear, old-school space shooter with upgrades, boss fights, and even New Game+, all wrapped in a retro package combining pixel graphics, chiptunes, and stellar gameplay.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.8
Glyph

Glyph

Platform: Switch
February 1, 2021
This 3D Open-World Platformer lets you chill-out or speedrun stunning scenery on your quest to restore the ancient temple city by solving puzzles and beating enemies. Be aware: Glyph is easy to learn, but hard to master! * 80+ levels * Many hours of game time * 100s of rewards * Perfect your skills and earn cosmetics * Explore expansive non-linear levels * Avoid traps and defeat enemies
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.8
Bonkies

Bonkies

Platform: PC
January 29, 2021
Bonkies is a jolly, couch co-op party game with a pinch of construction building! Gather your prime mates, equip your banana-fuelled jetpack and robo-arm, and raise wacky buildings all over the cosmos for the glory of apekind! Become the CHIMPion of space construction!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Bonkies

Bonkies

Platform: Xbox One
January 29, 2021
Bonkies is a jolly, couch co-op party game with a pinch of construction building! Gather your prime mates, equip your banana-fuelled jetpack and robo-arm, and raise wacky buildings all over the cosmos for the glory of apekind! Become the CHIMPion of space construction!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Bonkies

Bonkies

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 29, 2021
Bonkies is a jolly, couch co-op party game with a pinch of construction building! Gather your prime mates, equip your banana-fuelled jetpack and robo-arm, and raise wacky buildings all over the cosmos for the glory of apekind! Become the CHIMPion of space construction.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
The Pedestrian

The Pedestrian

Platform: PlayStation 5
January 29, 2021
The Pedestrian is a 2.5D puzzle platformer themed around the public sign system. You play as a 2D character moving through signs in a dynamic 3D world. You progress through the game by rearranging and connecting public signs to explore and advance through each environment.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
Olija

Olija

Platform: PC
January 28, 2021
Olija is a game about Faraday's quest, a man shipwrecked then trapped in the mysterious country of Terraphage. Armed with a legendary harpoon, he and other castaways try to leave this hostile country to return to their homelands.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.0
Olija

Olija

Platform: Switch
January 28, 2021
Olija is a game about Faraday's quest, a man shipwrecked then trapped in the mysterious country of Terraphage. Armed with a legendary harpoon, he and other castaways try to leave this hostile country to return to their homelands. Through adventurous exploration, narration and razor sharp combat, the player will discover a strange world and its inhabitants, including Olija, an enigmatic lady that Faraday finds himself bound to over time. Inspired by swashbuckling tales and cinematic adventure games, Olija is a story about facing the unknown in adversity. - Explore a mysterious and handcrafted world inspired by sailor's legends and Asian fantasy. - Wield the Harpoon of legend and rethink movement through platforming, puzzle and combat. - Rescue fellow castaways and meet curious characters to learn more about Terraphage and the enigmatic Olija. - Beautiful melancholic soundtrack inspired by Flamenco, lo-fi and traditional Japanese music. - Craft magic hats!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.0
Olija

Olija

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2021
Your PS4, a powerful gate to other worlds, will take you to Terraphage, a wild land filled with new challenges and ancient tales.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Colossus Down

Colossus Down

Platform: Switch
January 28, 2021
Join forces with Nika, MechaNika, Agatha and the Great Bleeding Pig in this peculiar and crazy mission of destruction of everything that isn't cool. Nika has just finished the first phase of her plan to destroy everything that isn't cool: the construction of a combat mecha called MechaNika. There's no time to lose, so join Nika, get your hands on MechaNika's controls and demolish the entire planet. You have to put an end to history books, planned obsolescence, kitschy dresses, never-ending sagas of boring video games and pea soup. And if there's someone in the world that hates vegetables more than Nika, it's her friend Agatha, the insomniac butcher and prophetess of Carnivorism that loves animals and their succulent meat in equal measure. That's why, when she learns of the objectives of Nika's plan, she doesn't hesitate to join the mission of destruction alongside the Great Bleeding Pig, god of Carnivorism, to subdue any grass-eating, non-believers that get in the way. But watch out, because along the way you'll realise that Nika and Agatha are not the only ones that have a plan to change the world, and not everything's as simple as it might have seemed at the start. You'll have to make some tough and irreversible decisions to achieve your objectives, or renounce them.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
Olija

Olija

Platform: Xbox One
January 28, 2021
Olija is a game about Faraday's quest, a man shipwrecked then trapped in the mysterious country of Terraphage. Armed with a legendary harpoon, he and other castaways try to leave this hostile country to return to their homelands. Through adventurous exploration, narration and razor sharp combat, the player will discover a strange world and its inhabitants, including Olija, an enigmatic lady that Faraday finds himself bound to over time. Inspired by swashbuckling tales and cinematic adventure games, Olija is a story about facing the unknown in adversity.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Metal Unit

Metal Unit

Platform: PC
January 27, 2021
Metal Unit is a sprawling side-scrolling platformer with roguelite features. Play as Joanna, a soldier on a mission to capture her treasonous sister. Wear the M-Unit 11 suit and battle against monsters and aliens while uncovering the truth about humanity.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
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