Risk of Rain

Categories: Games, Indie, Platformer

Risk of Rain is a rogue-like 2D indie platformer that ran the risk of being yet another game I bought and added to my Steam library and never played due to lack of time. Thankfully that was not the case! I bought a couple of copies for my friends and we decided to give it a […]

Shank

Categories: Games, Indie, Platformer

Shank is a 2D side-scrolling brawler and platformer which reminds me of the 2D incarnations of: Double Dragon Prince of Persia Metal Slug Ninja Gaiden all jumbled up together in a very awesome way. The story is quite cliche: you are a mercenary, Shank, who has lost everything and you want to set things right. How […]

Vessel, Shatter and SPAZ

Categories: Arcade, Games, Indie, Platformer, Real-Time Strategy

Vessel Vessel is a 2D puzzle platformer where the protagonist (you) gets to make use of a number of devices in order to progress. Each of these so-called devices are essentially puzzles which the game teaches you to use as you go along. The cool thing about Vessel, much like LIMBO, is that every puzzle […]

LIMBO

Categories: Games, Platformer

LIMBO is what every platformer should strive to be. Great story, eerie atmosphere, awesome animations and, above-all, mindboggling puzzles which when finally solved give you a great sense of achievement. My only grievance relates to a certain type of puzzles (not going to mention which so as not to spoil the game) but these are […]