The disarmingly slow Idaho wilderness highlights Backpacker as a reminder to take a deep breath and appreciate a life lived restfully.
BailOutBob can’t and shouldn’t support the hodge-podge of ideas thrown into its prison escape conceit.
An evil god inhabits this challenging puzzle game and, frustratingly, messes with its formula out of total spite.
There are plenty of better racing games than Ballistics. None can match its unbelievable, outrageous speeds.
If you’ve ever wanted to pilot a flying car, BHunter is excellent wish fulfillment. Its shoddy world-building may not keep your interest past that.
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.
The rusty sci-fi future of Cybermercs enlivens its repetitive role-playing shooting gallery gameplay, at least for a while.
The incomprehensible mythology of Drowned God celebrates the seductive power of conspiracy theory logic to tame the unexplainable.
Osamu Sato’s magnum opus is unequivocally the strangest game ever made. Behind its madness, you’ll find a metaphorical tale of rebirth and self-actualization. I love that something like this was made.
This lovingly cluttered, colorful strategy game based on the classical elements needs more focus to deliver a endgame as compelling as it looks.