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HomeIndie Recommends: a recreation we missed, and video games we're watching Recommends: a recreation we missed, and video games we’re watching

Have you ever been late to the social gathering on a recreation? What about early? This week you might be each! I didn’t give our first suggestion sufficient love when it got here out, and the others are each at the moment in growth. Let’s dive into the suggestions.


This one got here out a number of months in the past, however my pleasure for Futuregrind is recent. I noticed the neon grinding platformer at occasions over time and by no means actually understood till I obtained my fingers on it. Sure, the workforce is completed all the things they will to entice you with its futuristic type, however the true draw of the sport is simply how good it feels.

If you’ve ever performed an limitless runner you’ll know the final locomotion mechanics right here –you’re continuously shifting ahead and navigating obstacles– however the place Futuregrind units itself aside is its two rail trick system. As you’re wheeling your manner down the monitor it’s important to swap between rails, change which of your two vertically aligned wheels is hitting which monitor, and do candy methods alongside the way in which. It appears like a neon-soaked cannonball run by way of a skatepark and I liked each minute of it.

Roll, Die, Go Home

What is up with cube being put into locations they don’t usually belong? First it was Dicey Dungeons and its rpg delights and now it’s Roll, Die, Go Home with its distinctive tackle the twin-stick shooter. Initially arrange as a reasonably normal “circle around things while shooting at them” sort of recreation, RDGH actually steps into its personal with its head tossing mechanic. At any level when you’re operating round your character can chuck their dice-shaped head someplace within the room and then you definately decide up capturing once more from there. It could not sound like a lot however it makes the sport each faster, and the enemies are in a position to behave a bit of extra lethal in consequence.

It is price throwing out a little bit of a caveat with RDGH’s suggestion: The recreation is in beta proper now. This implies that there aren’t as many options as you’d anticipate in a totally launched recreation and that there are a number of bugs current, however it’s nonetheless a recreation price messing about with for some time.

Far Blade

I used to be fairly positive I used to be going to love Far Blade from the primary gif I noticed. This low-poly hack and slash takes the perfect elements of Zelda, dips it into its attractive artstyle, after which slams you into some gigantic bosses. Much like Roll, Die, Go Home, Far Blade can be in beta so there isn’t a ton of content material within the recreation to this point, however the gamepage claims that the mechanics are finalized, and all that’s left is to do is construct out extra bosses.

Honestly, if the picture above doesn’t do something for you I’m unsure learn how to get you enthusiastic about this recreation. Yes the fight is chunky and satisfying and the bosses are distinctive and fascinating however a lot of what makes me excited concerning the challenge comes from simply how good it seems to be.



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