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helldivers

Helldivers

Top down shooting and high quality sci-fi setting is what Helldivers delivers on Windows and PlayStation consoles. Take to the galaxy alone or (preferably) in a team of 4 players in co-operative missions to seize enemy controlled planets. This galaxy is highly dystopian where managed democracy ... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
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Injustice: Gods Among Us

Pulling all of your favourite DC characters into a single game is Injustice: Gods Among Us a fighting game that blends narrative driven story, online content and plenty of unlockables. For the campaign you’ll enter into an alternative reality where the Joker has destroyed Metropolis with ... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Launching as Marvel vs Capcom 3 and receiving an ultimate edition within the same year to add characters, stages and gameplay tweaks. Marking the fifth game it is also the first to integrate 3D character models into the game over the traditional 2D sprites. Modes are what you’ve come to e... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
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Divekick

Taking away the majority of your buttons and leaving you with the ability to only dive and kick is the appropriately named Divekick. While you’ll grasp the mechanics within the first match, the psychological elements in outsmarting your opponent continues dozens of matches later. Based on... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Being just as over the top and strange as the other BlazBlue titles, BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (and its subsequent enhanced release BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend) see you once again taking unique 2D sprite characters into battle with plenty of flashy action. The bulk of content lies within... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
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Skullgirls

Skullgirls is a 2D fighting  title available across a large breadth of platforms. Originally released in 2012 the game has since been expanded with Skullgirls Encore and 2nd Encore. Set deep within the fictional Kingdom referred to as Canopy which resembles a postwar America. Centred around a u... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
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Titan Souls

Breaking down the gameplay of impressive titles such as Dark Souls and Shadow of the Colossus is Titan Souls, a 16-bit style adventure about uncovering the best approach given the situation at hand which generally involves a large and unique boss battle. Set between planes of existence you̵... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
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PulzAR

PulzAR was an early adopter of augmented reality, bring a missile defence game to the PS Vita in 2012. Making use of AR Play Cards this title has players attempting to divert a laser beam to power a missile launch and destroy the income asteroid attack. The game picks up after a number of unsuc... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
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Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth will definitely turn a few heads with its Earthbound like design, does it match up to the classic SNES title though? Available for a large range of platforms many gamers can get access to this humour orientated RPG adventure. Filled with pop culture references and many element... Read More »

User Score
4.7
(3 votes)
downwell

Downwell

Downwell is a unique vertical scrolling platform title that also blends in the shooter and roguelike genres. Available on a large range of platforms platform fans have plenty of opportunity to get their hands on this fast paced adventure that is literally down the well. Following a curious man ... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
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Flower

Flower is a relaxing musical driven adventure that is exclusive to the PlayStation consoles. From the same company (Thatgamecompany) that brought you Flow and eventually went on to develop Journey this title is visually enjoyable but still offers some challenge. The game itself starts off with ... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
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The Unfinished Swan

The Unfinished Swan offers an adventure unlike others you’ve experience before. In this PlayStation exclusive title (PS3, PS4, Vita) you’ll chase a swan through an interesting game world that has escaped from your favourite painting. Your protagonist in this unique adventure is 10 y... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
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One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 takes the Dynasty Warrior formula and throws it into the One Piece universe. Similar to the previous additions in this franchise you’ll be able to play as all your favourites as you run through levels with thousands of enemies. Packing multiple game modes ther... Read More »

User Score
9.3
(4 votes)
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Samurai Warriors 4-II

Samurai Warriors 4-II (the revised version of Samurai Warriors 4) offers hack and slash gameplay in the Sengoku period of Japan. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the series the game is a direct sequel to Samurai Warriors 3. This period of Japanese history is well known for its conflict and r... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(3 votes)
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Warriors Orochi 3

Warriors Orochi 3 (Musou Orochi 2 in Japan) is a hack and slash title for various PlayStation and Xbox consoles, for those unfamiliar with the franchise it is the fourth edition in the crossover series that blends Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors. To give context to the endless battles you... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(2 votes)
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Shovel Knight

In this side scrolling 2D platform game you’ll use both your shovel and well timed jumps to conquer the varied game landscapes. Shovel Knight was born out of a Kickstarter campaign and after it’s initial success as Windows title was ported to a number of platforms. Playing as Shovel... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
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Freedom Wars

Travel into the distant future with Freedom Wars a game where you and your party will fight all sorts of enemies while improving your gear and using an array of weapons. Set on Earth during the year 102014 the Earth has been reduced to ruins and incapable of supporting human life on the surface... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(3 votes)
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Toukiden: Kiwami

Toukiden: Kiwami is the upgraded version of Toukiden, building on the original with a host of new characters, weapons and monsters to increase gameplay even further. This edition lets players bring their data over from the original while also offering cross save and cross platform multiplayer. ... Read More »

User Score
6.3
(3 votes)
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Skulls of the Shogun

Skulls of the Shogun is a casual take on the turn based tactic genre with some interesting mechanics to create a simple but very fun adventure both in single player and multiplayer modes. Launched across Xbox, Windows and eventually making its way to mobile the game can be enjoyed across all th... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(8 votes)
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Rogue Legacy

Create a legacy of children in Rogue Legacy, a rogue-lite experience where you’ll have to explore a dangerous castle, defeat bosses and deal with the poor gene pool of your family. Your ultimate goal in Rogue Legacy is to unlock the golden door that appears at the start of the castle to s... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(9 votes)
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Jetpack Joyride

Jetpack Joyride challenges you to escape from a top secret lab with your stolen technology with the help of your jet pack. You’ll have to dodge electrical gates, missiles and all other sorts of obstacles in this side scrolling adventure. Gameplay in Jetpack Joyride is fast paced with control li... Read More »

User Score
9.3
(3 votes)
machinarium

Machinarium

Machinarium offers a unique and addicting puzzle adventure game across a number of platforms. The game was originally released in 2009 for Windows and Mac with follow up releases for PlayStation 3, Android and iOS. Machinarium uses a point and click style of adventure along with a unique art st... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(31 votes)
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Run Sackboy! Run!

Run Sackboy! Run! brings the LittleBigPlanet franchise into the endless runner space with a delightful side scrolling game packed full of collectibles. While the game has obvious appeal to LittleBigPlanet fans there isn’t a barrier to entry if this is your first taste of the franchise. Run Sack... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(9 votes)
fez

Fez

If you love puzzle and platform games you definitely can’t miss out on what Fez has to offer. The game was released in April 2012 and is one of the most successful games in the genre and a great purchase for any platform puzzle fan. In Fez players will be able to explore a varied game world usi... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(11 votes)
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Don’t Starve

Don’t Starve is a single player survival game that has many unique features and a dark art direction that makes it a stand out open world survival experience. The game was released in April 2013 by Klei Entertainment. The aim in Don’t Starve is simple, survive for as long as possible in the har... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(69 votes)
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Heroes of Loot

Heroes of Loot plays like a classic dungeon crawler but mixes in light RPG, roguelike, multiplayer and pixel graphics into the mix. With the large range of platforms available Heroes of Loot is as flexible as it is fun. In each dungeon crawling attempt players will start by selecting one of the... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(3 votes)
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The Wolf Among Us

The Wolf Among Us is one of Telltale Games popular episode interactive adventures. Drawing inspiration from Bill Willingham’s Fables comic book franchise the games availability on multiple platforms makes this one not to miss. Set in 1986 the magical creatures of myth, legend and folklore... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(18 votes)
xenogears

Xenogears

Xenogears was one of the most popular games for the original PlayStation and now thanks to the PlayStation Store you can get your hands on this classic for your modern PlayStation devices. The game follows Fei Fong Wong and his party of adventurers as they unlock the mysteries of the game world... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(10 votes)
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Nuclear Throne

Nuclear Throne is an intense top down shooter that uses roguelike elements to deliver a fast paced game that offers plenty of difficulty. The game takes place in a dark world in which humanity has been obliterated by nuclear events which heavily altered the life on the planet. The reasons behin... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(7 votes)
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Steamworld Dig

SteamWorld Dig captures the current mining genre popularity and combines it with platform action to deliver an action style experience. The game is available on your Nintendo 3DS or PC with plenty of good old fashioned difficulty to it. SteamWorld Dig is all about digging around to find the man... Read More »

User Score
7.7
(16 votes)
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Guacamelee!

Guacamelee! offers platforming and action in a Mexican themed game world for a large list of paltforms. Originally released in early 2013 the game has two versions available; Guacamelee! Gold Edition and an enhanced Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition with availability depending on you... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
eufloria

Eufloria

Eufloria offers strategy gameplay in an artistic wrapper. Available on a huge range of platforms the game is uniquely satisfying, relaxing and challenging. Released in 2009 for Windows and the game quickly conquered other platforms and eventually saw a HD release. Set in a space environment you... Read More »

User Score
9.3
(4 votes)
terraria

Terraria

Terraria was developed by Re-Logic and combines a number of different game genres including adventure, role playing and platforming. It is often considered to be one of the best sandbox style games available. Terraria was released in 2011 and focuses mostly on action and exploration in a random... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(115 votes)
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Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

For the fourth time players can venture into the world of Sly Cooper with Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. The game continues on the stealth and platform roots developed by previous games in the franchise. For those unfamiliar with the game setting players will be assuming the role of Sly Cooper as... Read More »

User Score
6.9
(11 votes)
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Hitman GO

Launching on mobile devices in 2014, Windows Store in 2015 and PlayStation consoles in 2016 Hitman GO captures the stealthy essence of the franchise and sticks it into a simple turn based experience. In this portable Hitman experience players will control Agent 47, the main protagonist of the m... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
flow

Flow

Flow (flOw) offers an indie experience similar to that of the first stage in Spore. The game has grown from a simple flash game into a popular past time on your PlayStation devices and PC (online and download). The gameplay of Flow is extremely simple but this also means that you will be hooked... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(17 votes)
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PixelJunk Monsters

PixelJunk Monsters is a popular tower defence game available on Windows, Mac and PlayStation 3 (the game was also eventually made available on Vita and Portable under the PixelJunk Monsters: Deluxe name). The gameplay in PixelJunk Monsters is fairly similar to other titles in the genre with pla... Read More »

User Score
6.3
(16 votes)
limbo

Limbo

Limbo is a dark experience and one of the best in the puzzle-platform genre. Available for all modern platforms there is no excuse to pass up this experience. Using 2D side scrolling Limbo is a journey that takes place entirely in a black and white game world. It’s similar to film noir st... Read More »

User Score
9.8
(5 votes)
entwined

Entwined

Entwined tells the story of a fish and bird that are in love, using this unique idea the game offers a journey of visuals and music. It’s a relaxing game that is ideal if you’re looking to sit back and take in the experience. Following the souls of said fish and bird the game opens ... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
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Soul Sacrifice

Soul Sacrifice is a unique and dark action adventure game for the PlayStation Vita that launched in 2013. In the game players will sacrifice parts of themselves (or items) to unleash powerful and reckless attacks on their enemies. Soul Sacrifice is definitely not short on story elements and off... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(11 votes)
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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is an adventure game that lets players make key decisions to alter the direction of the story. The game was released in a series of episodes and has been released across a large range of platforms due to the success it has experienced. Fans of the comic or television series wil... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(38 votes)
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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is a Japanese RPG that has you taking on the role of a high school student. The game originally launched on PlayStation 2 in 2008 and received an enhanced Golden edition in 2012 for the PlayStation Vita. The game is set in a rural town with emphasis on the high sch... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(12 votes)
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Populous: The Beginning

Populous: The Beginning blends strategy and god games together to create an interesting and fun hybrid. The game is the third in the series and was developed by Bullfrog Productions who also developed the highly popular Dungeon Keeper series. In the game players will join their tribe as a shama... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(6 votes)
nihilumbra

Nihilumbra

Nihilumbra blends puzzles and platforming gameplay to deliver a very interesting and dark game for PC and iOS devices. The games plot is a very simply one and has players entering the game world as Born, a creature that comes from the nothingness that is the Void. The Void wants you back though... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(9 votes)
another-world

Another World

Another World (or Out of This World in North America) was originally released in 1991 and is considered a classic in the platform and adventure genre providing lots of innovation in cinematic effects. Since this original release the game has been brought to countless other platforms as annivers... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(10 votes)
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Theme Hospital

Theme Hospital is another gaming classic developed by Bullfrog Productions and puts you at the head of controlling your own hospital with a twist of humour. The game originally launched in 1997 for Windows and Mac eventually making its way to the PlayStation, it is still available through the P... Read More »

User Score
6.8
(9 votes)
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Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger is a role playing game that was originally developed for the Super Nintendo in 1995. The game was developed by Square (now Square Enix) so you know that the game is a high quality experience. The development team of the game also included several big names that worked on other po... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(10 votes)
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Spelunky

Spelunky is an action adventure game that has you exploring the depth of various randomly generated caves. On your journey you’ll encounter countless enemies, impressive treasures and much more. The game received a rebirth between 2012 and 2013 with an enhanced edition making its way to various... Read More »

User Score
9.3
(10 votes)
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Minecraft

Minecraft is the ultimate sandbox adventure and has grown from humble beginnings to become one of the biggest and most loved games of all time. Not only has it seen great success but it’s also inspired countless games like it. Minecraft was primarily developed by Notch Persson during the ... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(80 votes)