The abstract early 3D graphics in Alpha Waves complement its fast-paced yet meditative platform gameplay.
Though not the hard-hitting action title its gruff hero might imply, Metal Blob Solid offers well-designed levels and demonstrates the amateur ingenuity of the early open-source game movement.
Clyde’s Adventure‘s unexpected, almost uncharacteristic viciousness may speak to those who find playful ridicule motivating.
The borderline stylistic thievery of Crazy Drake actually helps the game compare favorably to other platformers from the same period.
Is it a platformer or a puzzle game? Genre means little when games are challenging and rewarding like Crystal Caves.
H.E.D.Z. has 225 characters – one of the largest, strangest groups ever assembled – and not much else.
Over-the-top, bizarre monsters are the hallmarks of this gruesome, goofy bloodbath, released for free in 2002.
Scream in terror at this adventurous platformer inspired by earnest 1950s horror movies! Tremble at its spooky sound design! Wade through its trial-and-error gameplay!
Gravity, space, and direction are torn to pieces by kiki the nano bot‘s mind-bending antics, possibly too much so.
Ladder Man is a Sisyphean chore down to its fundamentals.