Tagged: top-down

Screenshot from Kye

Kye Puzzle category

With an avalanche of brightly colored blocks, Kye turns inundating you into a puzzle.

Screenshot from Magus

Magus RPG category

In place of plot or a focus on RPG stats, Magus lets you wander.

Screenshot from Maze Mission Adventure Game

Maze Mission Adventure Game Strategy category

One of the first of William Soleau’s puzzle-lite games, Maze Mission Adventure Game is suitably fun to explore in short bursts.

Screenshot from Mission: Mainframe

Mission: Mainframe RPG category

The office-themed gloss atop this punishing dungeon crawler is both its most fun and most confusing quality.

Screenshot from MissionForce: CyberStorm

MissionForce: CyberStorm Strategy category

MissionForce: CyberStorm‘s complex strategic gameplay underscores a dark narrative about the invasive, soulless logic of endless war.

Screenshot from Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis

Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis Macintosh categoryRPG category

Like a short story anthology, Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis brings allegories to life through strong narrative design and characterization.

Screenshot from Pirate's Plunder

Pirate’s Plunder Board category

This bite-sized shareware pirate adventure was made to fit into a coffee break. For first-time game designer Erin Pavlina, it was another new challenge to adapt to.

Screenshot from Rhapsody! A King Kong Battle

Rhapsody! A King Kong Battle Strategy category

The ultimate showdown of gorilla vs. gorilla is actually more like a gorilla programming exercise. (Wait, why is it called Rhapsody?)

Screenshot from Robomaze III

Robomaze III Action category

The third Robomaze is a wild departure for the series – from dystopian sci-fi to Zelda-inspired magical woods – but it still gets stuck on many of the same issues.

Screenshot from Street Shuffle

Street Shuffle Puzzle category

The playful Street Shuffle paves over its missteps in taxi management through sheer likeability.

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