NeonXSZ (spotted by IndieRetroNews) is a great new space combat game, inspired by Descent and Quake, with RPG elements such as loot and levelling. Gameplay is fast paced and fun, with ships remarkably agile and handling similarly to Descent, while combat feels more like Quake. You start off with fairly weak fire-power, but as you upgrade your ship, you’ll become a force to be … Read More
Radical Heroes is a great looking 2.5D side-scrolling beat-em-up, reminiscent of classics like Double Dragon and River City Ransom.
It looks fantastic thanks to the 2D retro Sprites in a 3Dish (slightly-less-retro-but-still-pretty-damn-retro) world. It also features Oculus Rift support, but be warned, the mixture of 2D, 2.5D and 3D may make your eyes implode.
The fighting is fairly basic but great fun, with extreme close-up … Read More
Inexistence is a great retro platformer with RPG elements, inspired by Castlevania, Metroid, Mario & Mega Man, that perfectly recreates the feeling of playing a classic SNES game.
It’s great fun exploring the world of Inexistence, with classic retro platforming, puzzles, hidden treasures, items, an RPG style levelling up system and big boss battles. It’s like a mash-up of everything you liked about classic 16-bit … Read More
Path of Shadows is a great looking 3rd person cel shaded stealthy assassin game with supernatural overtones, inspired by Tenchu, Metal Gear Solid, Dishonored and Mark of the Ninja.
You take control of an assassin who has been given a second chance at life by a mysterious goddess. She brings you back from the dead and grants you the ability to manipulate shadows to your … Read More
KeeperRL is a Dungeon Keeper and Dwarf Fortress inspired dungeon simulator with roguelike mechanics, where you play as a Sauron-like character, searching for ultimate knowledge of destruction.
It’s a great game with charming retro visuals, deep gameplay mechanics, procedurally generated worlds, and even a story based adventure mode. The dungeon building is excellent and reminiscent of Dungeon Keeper, there’s a real sense of progress as … Read More