Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is PlayStation’s third-worst PC launch ever

Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart PC main

The PC port of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart launched last week. The port was developed by Nixxes Software and received mixed reviews, with some critics praising the visuals and gameplay, while others criticized performance issues. But one of the things that surprised everyone was how badly the game did. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, … Read more

Candle Knight Review

In this review of the 2.5D indie platformer Candle Knight, we’ll analyze the many appealing factors of the game and its issues and decide if it’s worth playing. The Mexican indie developer Dracma Studios describes the game as a 2.5D action-adventure platformer that features a unique dynamic difficulty system. Candle Knight appears to be inspired … Read more

Best Side-Scroller Games on PC

These are our picks for the best side-scroller games on PC. The genre was popular back in the day, and these modern games prove the genre is still alive. The appeal of side-scrollers can’t be found in any other genre. It’s a simple yet very effective type of game that keeps the player glued to … Read more

Let’s Play SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake

SpongeBob SquarePants The Cosmic Shake

18 minutes of pure nostalgic fun In the early 2000s, the cartoons we all loved were increasingly coming to the video game industry. In platform games, these ports of cartoons to video games found a sweet spot. One of the kings by far? SpongeBob SquarePants. This yellow sponge has always managed to captivate gamers. No … Read more

What made Super Mario World so good?

Let’s discuss what made Super Mario World so good. This Nintendo classic is one of the best 2D games of its generation. Despite being a game that was released in the early 1990s, it still stands as an exceptional platformer. This gem may have been a part of your childhood. Let’s understand how it might … Read more

Most Unrealistic Things in Games

These are some of the most unrealistic things in games. Keep in mind that these features or mechanics are not meant to be criticized in this article. If a game is too realistic, it wouldn’t be very enjoyable. There has to be a degree of impracticality in many games to make them fun experiences. So, … Read more

Panda Punch release date announced

Ratalaika Games and indie developer Ninja Rabbit Studio have announced the Panda Punch release date. The game is billed as a puzzle platformer game in which you have to control a red panda and save the world from evil alien robots. “The main character of the Panda Punch game is called Zeep. He can jump … Read more

Garbage Pail Kids: Mad Mike and the Quest for Stale Gum launches on PC and consoles

Garbage Pail Kids: Mad Mike and the Quest for Stale Gum is out now. Today’s the day! The folks at iam8bit are launching Retrotainment Games’ love letter to NES gaming, Garbage Pail Kids: Mad Mike and the Quest for Stale Gum. This is a platforming adventure where four heroes from Topps’ controversial trading-card series travel … Read more

Let’s Play Inside on Xbox Series X


Enjoy 15 minutes full of tension inside a post-apocalyptic setting. Few indie 2.5D exploration games have managed to stand out since many follow a very similar line, taking references from big franchises in the industry. But, the indie studio Playdead has managed to deliver two titles that border on perfection. One of these games is … Read more

Whalien: Unexpected Guests is a colorful third-person puzzle adventure coming to Steam

Whalien: Unexpected Guests was revealed during Steam Next Fest. Austrian indie developer Forbidden Folds has revealed a new third-person puzzle adventure set in a mechanical whale. It’s called Whalien: Unexpected Guests and it’s coming to PC via Steam. Here is a description of the game from Forbidden Folds: Fin, the mechanical whale, is the home … Read more

Peppered Kickstarter campaign launches next week

Peppered is hoping to raise enough funds to finish the game. Indie developer Mostly Games is launching the Kickstarter campaign for Peppered early next month. Mostly Games describes the game as a “heavily narrative-driven, light-hearted 2D platformer which aims at subverting well-known gaming tropes to tell a story about the existential struggles of everyday life.” … Read more

Let’s try Tinykin

We try out the miniature-sized platformer Tinykin. Tinykin landed on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch earlier today. It draws inspiration from classics like Pikmin and Paper Mario. Last week, we decided to try out the game before it came out. So we wanted to share with you … Read more

Mr. Sun’s Hatbox is a slapstick roguelite stealth platformer

Mr. Sun’s Hatbox was announced during IGN’s Awesome Indies at Gamescom 2022. The stealth slapstick comedy platformer Mr. Sun’s Hatbox was just revealed during the Awesome Indies presentation. It’s a new roguelite from solo indie developer Kenny Sun. “Mr. Sun’s Hatbox is a slapstick, roguelite platformer about getting the job done, no matter the cost. After … Read more

Voyage Review

Voyage is a great game to just relax and enjoy the scenery. Sometimes a game comes along that you didn’t expect. Voyage is one of those games. It’s simple, beautiful, and a perfect title to unwind after a long day. In this side-scrolling adventure, you play as two survivors who explore an unknown alien world. … Read more

Arsonist Heaven Review

The pixel art action-platformer Arsonist Heaven flames out early on. My first exposure to Arsonist Heaven came during the Eastasiasoft Midsummer Showcase. It looked interesting enough to me, so I requested a review copy. Let me add a few things before diving into the game. First off, I do not enjoy ripping into indie developers, … Read more

Timothy and the Tower of Mu is a stylish 2D action-platformer out now on Steam

Indie publisher Playism has announced the release of Timothy and the Tower of Mu. The hardcore 2D action-platformer Timothy and the Tower of Mu is out today on Steam. It comes from indie developer Kibou Entertainment. Players can expect a journey where you traverse more than five different biomes, each with its own unique challenge. Fight your way … Read more

Pac-Man World Re-Pac is the latest modern remake of a classic

Bandai Namco has announced Pac-Man World Re-Pac. Pac-Man World Re-Pac is a “remastered” and enhanced version of one of the most popular Pac-Man games of all time. Pac-Man World saw Pac-Man’s debut in the 3D platforming genre when it launched on the original PlayStation in 1999. According to Bandai Namco, Pac-Man World Re-Pac brings back … Read more

Kao the Kangaroo Review

If you’re a fan of the Sega Dreamcast, you might have heard of Kao the Kangaroo. Released in 2000, the original Kao the Kangaroo was something like the Dreamcast’s attempt at a Crash Bandicoot platformer. Although it did well enough to inspire three sequels, this dormant franchise has not seen a release since 2006 with … Read more