My Viking Adventures in Iron Tides

Iron Tides, a roguelike survival-strategy tactical RPG that puts you in charge of a Viking long ship, came out in Early Access on Steam yesterday. Now, I’m quite a big fan of vikings (on account of me being a r...

Möira Preview

In the world of nostalgia-inducing sidescrollers, Shovel Knight is largely unchallenged as the king. Sure, lots of games try to sit alongside it, but few actually succeed. With it’s fun and memorable soundtrack...

SteamWorld Heist Preview

Creeping quietly onto 3DS in 2013, SteamWorld Dig enjoyed huge success that I doubt even developers Image and Form could have imagined. I wasn't sure what to expect from a little robot holding a pickaxe - some ...

Empyrion: Galactic Survival Preview

I’ve found myself getting more and more frustrated with how stale the first-person survival simulator has become over the last few years, despite it being among my favourite genres of game. If it’s not a boring...

Rebel Galaxy Preview

It’s safe to say the niche genre of the sci-fi western has been thoroughly explored.  Games like Borderlands, Wasteland, Fallout, and Defiance follow heroes on the outlands of society, trying to make a living t...

XenoBloom Preview

Gardening and video games, to the casual observer, are perhaps irreconcilably different hobbies. Getting down in the dirt to manage an ecosystem is a complete departure from twiddling a controller or mouse. Due...