Gorogoa – IGF Award Winner – Alpha Demo

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We see a lot of interesting games at Alpha Beta Gamer, but Gorogoa is 15 minutes of the most unique, innovative and intelligent gameplay we’ve experienced this year.

Gameplay is spilt across four beautifully illustrated and animated panels that helped win it the IGF Excellence in Visual Arts Award.  These four panels can be moved around, zoomed in and out of and placed on top … Read More

Time Rifters – Alpha Demo

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Time Rifters is a very clever single-player first person shooter co-op game where ‘time rifts’ allow you to be your own team mates.  Each time you play through a level, all of your actions are recorded and reproduced for the next playthrough, even the weapon upgrades.  You can do this 4 times, allowing you to play as 4 independent time clones, working together (with yourself) … Read More

The Hero Trap – Pre-Alpha Download

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The Hero Trap is a fun, fast paced and colourful roguelike dungeon-crawler, where you can use the souls of great warriors past to aid your perilous journey.

It looks wonderful, with randomly generated maps, nice animation and colourful cartoony character and enemy design.  The gameplay is similar to Gauntlet, with characters roaming dungeons, vanquishing hordes of enemies and earning gold.  This gold can be used … Read More

Visions – Alpha Download

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Visions shouldn’t really be viewed as a game, more as an album.  An album of 9 excellent chilled-out electronica songs (reminiscent of Moby & Daft Punk at times), each one wrapped in a completely different, visually stunning level.

The gameplay itself is pretty basic, you just have to float around the levels picking up enough crystals to move on to the next one, with the … Read More