Embers of Mirrim

Embers of Mirrim

This is, hands down, the most fun I’ve ever had playing a platformer. The controls are crisp, the mechanics are unique and well thought-out, it’s visually attractive, and the music is great. The single biggest complaint I have about this game is that it’s too short. I finished it in about 5 hours. I would love to have seen the kinds of puzzles they could have put in a longer game.

The difficulty curve isn’t bad. It’s hard enough to be satisfying, but doesn’t get hard so fast that it’s frustrating. There is one puzzle that uses a mechanic that isn’t used anywhere else in the game, and it can be difficult to figure out what the game wants you to do, but other than that, the mechanics have good clarity and the puzzles are fairly intuitive.

Real player with 59.0 hrs in game

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I’ve been craving a linear platformer and this really scratched the itch. While I enjoy metroidvanias, I feel like I ’ve been inundated with them of late and I wanted something a little simpler and straightforward, like the NES platformers of yesteryear.

Embers of Mirrim is a very polished puzzle platformer with heavy emphasis on platforming and navigating between sections and light emphasis on puzzle elements. The splitting mechanic adds variety, and the game continues to introduce other small elements to keep the game fresh throughout.

Real player with 6.4 hrs in game

Embers of Mirrim on Steam

Doomsday Hunters

Doomsday Hunters

This is a great game! If you love rogue lights this is the game for you! A middle ground between binding of Isaac and Enter the Gungeon. I Dracula Genesis delivers with fun and varying game play. The game really can be a challenge too! One of the best rogue likes in the making!

I honestly have to say this is in my top 3 games of all time. Great game!

I would like to see a lot more content at the end of the game. I want more challenges to push through with powerful endgame builds. Fields of mobs that come at me. Over the top bosses. As of right now it feels amazing to get a victory on this game on universe 3. It’s a lot of fun, but it also feels like it kind of robs you short like you want to take on another challenge. There is always another run though, and it is a very difficult game! If you give it a try get ready for some real adrenaline moments when things get close!

Real player with 180.0 hrs in game

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At this point I feel I’ve played and seen enough of this game to recommend it. I, Dracula: Genesis (that is a Kingdom Hearts tier name right there) seems to have inherited a lot of great design philosophy from its predecessors like Enter the Gungeon and Nuclear Throne, and it does the most impressive job of mashing them together I’ve so far seen in the rogue-‘ish’ genre.

The first thing that stands out to me is how solid the interactive physics and gameplay model is. Right from the get go, you feel a unique weight and chunkiness to movement and shooting, and it gives the gamefeel a flavour that distinguishes from its contemporaries. The addition of a jump mechanic, with elements of light platforming throughout, is a really fun addition to the ‘shoot stuff’ gameplay, though individual platforming challenges often leave me scratching my head wondering “how the heck am I supposed to reach that”.

Real player with 86.0 hrs in game

Doomsday Hunters on Steam

Kill to Collect

Kill to Collect


achievement-hunters shall stay away from that game, period, for the reasons below


choose one of four characters and clear randomly-generated dungeon, which is full of various enemies, both melee and ranged. at the end you fight a boss. during the quest two kind of currencies can be found:

  1. “techs” : to buy medkits, powerups, weapons, ammo in dungeon-shops, and to unlock new titles outside of dungeon (purely cosmetics)

Real player with 159.3 hrs in game

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Quick Rundown:


The good: Gameplay mechanics are solid, if a bit simplistic.

The bad: Exceptionally difficult to find others to play with.

Verdict: A hopeful 6/10 in its current state. Fun for a quick romp but disappointed about not having enough friends to play with. Interface, matchmaking, and netcode need a few tweaks.

Potential: 8/10 with a solid-buy recommendation if matchmaking gets an overhaul. Once the multiplayer community gets up and running,

Real player with 25.1 hrs in game

Kill to Collect on Steam

Retrograde Arena

Retrograde Arena

I like this game. Reason: BULLETS!


-It’s a Free-to-Play!

-It has DLC so you never stop playing! I haven’t bought them, so I can’t really confirm.

-The UI is…90’s?


-Most of the time, users online is AI instead of actual users.

-The max player level is 20, and it appears that I’m the only player that has this level.


-Game Mode: Survival. Free-for-All. Just like Last Man Standing; Instead of 5 wins, there’s lives instead(hosts can pick a certain amount from 1-20); It could use every map.

Real player with 46.1 hrs in game

Put a few hours in guys before writing a review… I see a few negatives where they haven’t got the idea at all :D

Recoil is your friend not your enemy! - It is faster to move from your recoil than the actual movement controls (controls just add some fine tuning)

The gameplay is pretty much perfect, weapons are balanced and extremely varied. Imploder is a bit OP but it’s slow and can be dodged/deflected.

For the future I would like to see some team modes added, specifically CTF on a bigger map. The weapons would rly suit that mode, i.e sniper to camp your own flag, shotgun/mg to rush theirs. Boosting teammates with your own bullets etc! Maybe with one of the superweapons spawning in the middle of map.

Real player with 27.5 hrs in game

Retrograde Arena on Steam

Universal Enemies

Universal Enemies

Universal Enemies is a depth-scrolling action shooting game that supports a variety of play styles: alone, with the CPU, or with friends. Each stage can be played in a short period of time, so you can conquer it little by little in your free time. Once a stage has been cleared, you can play it again and again by selecting the stage. There are also stages with bosses and mini-games. Please enjoy the story with the cute monsters.

Main features

  • Deep scrolling: Move forward to the back of the screen and defeat the monsters coming at you from the front!

  • Story: The story of the heroes' organization and the hostile organization that uses the monsters.

  • Diverse stages: A variety of locations on land, sea, and in the air, and a variety of monsters await you.

  • Short play time: Each stage is short, so you can play a little at a time in your spare time.

  • Cooperative play: You can play locally with up to four players, or team up with the CPU by yourself.

  • Mini-games: Shoot, infiltrate, and race your way through the game! Local multiplayer support.

  • Split screen: The infiltration and racing mini-games are split-screen and each can be moved as desired.

  • Retro style: Switch the screen to retro style.

Universal Enemies on Steam



I previously bought Guntech/URG for VCS and PC, and so when I heard about a related multi-player game I was interested. It’s still on early access at the moment, so there are not so many players, and there are regular updates, but the author, Jani, is regularly on his Discord channel, and I’ve never dealt with a developer who listens so much to his international game players, and addresses their requests, feedback, and bug reports so quickly. The fact that it supports multi-platform including my Atari VCS is very good. The addition of bots makes it possible to spawn opponents when there are no players online, which I like. I hear that he’s tweaking the region options to make it easier to find and join games, and it will expand.

Real player with 25.8 hrs in game

This game is a blast. Anyone purchasing this game is fully aware that it is an early access game, and that what we have is not the final product. There has already been numerous updates in game to address bugs, or other concerns. I see a big community building around the game already, and do not have any issues finding any games to play in, I’m not sure where that complaint is coming from. I think this is an amazing game, and will continue to play it every single day.

Real player with 10.7 hrs in game

Utopos on Steam



Mastodonte is an attempt to revitalize the classic genre of Shoot ‘Em Ups, giving the player the mechanics to change the view, which brings depth and a whole new set of dynamics to the game.


The plot takes place in a not-so-distant future, where Ivory Coast is a military and scientific superpower, and needs to deal with the insubordination of other nations. You are in control of three Ivorian elite pilots from the Mastodonte squadron, and will need to survive different types of missions.


  • Each Life is a different aircraft that can be upgraded independently.

  • Directional shield with destructive power.

  • Reversible cannon to shoot backwards.

  • Aileron Roll to avoid projectiles.

  • Music-driven levels.

  • Original 2.5D art style.

Mastodonte on Steam

Fall For You

Fall For You

If you’re reading this, then you probably just died and got thrown out of Heaven. Sorry about that. Good news, though; you get to be on a gameshow!

Conquer Hell With Love and Snuggles!

Fall For You is a rhythm-based roguelike. Move and attack with the beat to power up, win the hearts of every damned soul you meet, traverse perilous obstacle courses, win fabulous prizes that change the way you play, and cuddle with a scary demon mom to keep yourself going!

Dance Party!

Move it when the kick drum kicks, and attack when the snare drum snares to become faster and more powerful!

Friends in Unexpected Places!

Shoot fellow damned souls with Cuddle Bullets to earn their admiration! Earn Khaos Roses from your adoring fans that cheer you on below.

The World Changes Around You!

Stay above the UnderFog, as the world’s grid rises and falls around you! Take on procedurally generated platforming challenges to stay in the game and win prizes!

Fabulous Prizes!

Save up your Khaos Rozes, and win prizes that change the way you play!

A Place to Rest Your Head

Cuddle with a scary demon mom to keep your health bar up! Survive the crazed whims of a self-proclaimed Goddesz of Chaos! Be nice to the twins!

Fall For You on Steam



A twin stick shooter at its finest, definitely worth the buy!

Found out about the game through a subreddit and just working on some of the achievements now. Played through the whole game with keyboard + mouse, so don’t be worried if you don’t have a controller at hand, or don’t like the feel of one. Simple mechanics evolved into complex gameplay, and all in all a really unique experience.

Real player with 25.2 hrs in game

A great twin stick shooter with an upgrade system that always keeps the game interesting and keeps your play style changing to suit each level and situation. I highly recommend for everyone to give this game a try. For the price you get a great bargain on an amazing game.

Real player with 18.5 hrs in game


Swarm Arena

Swarm Arena

Do not be fooled by the steam store page, this game has fully implemented online play through the steam system. I bought it for it’s gameplay, and still enjoy it for that and it’s well done online laddering.

Not only are the controls solidly simple, but they also allow for quite a few physics based trickes to be pulled off. This results in gameplay that rarely gets dull and allows the player’s playstyle to clearly show in multiplayer matches.

Real player with 5.7 hrs in game

This game is absolutely fantastic. After a while of searching for a multiplayer, fast-paced action game for a great price I came to this gem. The gameplay is fast but responsive and skillful, there isn’t a moment where you feel cheated by the controls. There’s not a flaw in this game and you could easily kill hours playing this. Would recommend.

It’s also a perfect price to gift a friend after you learn the skills then kick their butt.. until they get better than you xD

Real player with 5.0 hrs in game

Swarm Arena on Steam