Update: Version 2.0 added some major features (Blitz Mode is fantastic!), and the DLC is awesomely fresh while being extremely well priced. I cannot recommend this game highly enough. Absolutely a must buy game for any fan of Super Monkey Ball.

Paperball is a fantastic homage to the Super Monkey Ball games of the early 2000’s. As an avid Monkey Ball fan, I purchased this game the day it came out. With various updates and patches, the game has gotten even better. The physics are a bit ‘softer’ than SMB1 and SMB2, you can tell the ball has less mass and the impacts with stage elements are more elastic than the old Monkey Ball games. However, this allows for some awesome level design and exciting challenges.

Real player with 33.2 hrs in game

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A very good Super Monkey Ball clone. If you’re looking for SMB gameplay, this game’s got it and it does it really well. Medal Mode allows you to do the levels at your own pace, Arcade Mode works like you’d expect and Rush Mode is there if you want to do the levels under time pressure (the levels themselves have no time limit otherwise).

You can do the levels at your own pace, with infinite lives, and the camera controls make the game a lot more convenient. The music and stage backgrounds are really good, so much so that I wish I could buy the soundtrack. The physics in the game work as well as you’d expect, with no surprises or gotchas. The mistakes you make feel like they’re really your fault and not the game’s. It’s definitely a really rewarding game to play and it has a really good presentation.

Real player with 22.5 hrs in game

Paperball on Steam

Shinobi no Okite/The three female ninjas

Shinobi no Okite/The three female ninjas

I only found out about this game because I searched on Google for the name “Panther Software” – developers of obscure games like Space Griffon VF-9 for the original PlayStation and Metal Dungeon for the original XBox – and I found out that they released this game on Steam. I mean, I believe it’s the same Panther Software, but after playing this game, it’s hard to tell.

Shinobi no Okite is a Qix clone. It’s basically an action-puzzle game where you move your character around the screen and draw lines that will, slowly, uncover a picture. Reach the required percentage in each stage and you can advance to the next. Easy enough to understand, but hard to master. As far as I know, this is the only Qix-style game on steam with controller support, both digital and analog. Since it’s dirty cheap, I didn’t have much to lose.

Real player with 6.2 hrs in game

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After more than seven months, nobody has posted a review for this game? Talk about unusual. In any event, I posted a video with a full overview here:

To summarize, this game is one part history lesson, one part advertisement (on why to visit Japan) and one part mediocre “Qix” clone, and is incredibly Indie/Doujin in just about every way. If you’re not familiar with 1981’s “Qix”, the basic idea is that you move around a perimeter (most often a square or rectangle) and “draw or cut” a portion of it out to reveal an image until you’ve revealed the majority of it while utilizing power-ups and avoiding enemies / obstacles. There are subtle differences between the various Qix-esque games, but they are mostly the same at their core and most of them are better offerings than this (some examples include “Battle Qix”, “Dancing Eyes”, “Cacoma Knight”, “Gals Panic”, the Doujin “Gal Pani X”, etc.).

Real player with 4.5 hrs in game

Shinobi no Okite/The three female ninjas on Steam



Best New game out at the moment. Its really well made for the price.

Real player with 13.2 hrs in game

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addicting as frick, the smooth kind of gameplay where you want to keep playing and you know that every death is your fault but every win is well earned. a steal at the price!

Real player with 5.1 hrs in game

Heartseeker on Steam

Lotion samurai

Lotion samurai


Real player with 0.8 hrs in game



Real player with 0.7 hrs in game

Lotion samurai on Steam




Recommended if you are a masochist like me.


  • Insanely difficult, but very rewarding once you understand a segment and can execute it without major errors.

  • Chill music, and objects that move with the beat, makes it easy to get in the flow.

  • Pleasant to look at

  • Unique and fun bossfights (except the first one, fuck that flower)

  • Multiple Unlockable Playstyles

  • Liberal use of Checkpoints

  • Colors sometimes make it hard to see tiny bullets

  • Crashed once

~ Perfect for speedrunning. It’s easy to get high in the leaderboards because nobody plays the game (seriously, people come play this game)

Real player with 185.9 hrs in game

Ersatz is a reflex oriented platformer with a heavy emphasis on speedruns. It is not a particularly punishing game because it has an abundance of checkpoints. About 80 percent of the features like extra modes require you to speedrun certain parts to unlock. So you do need at least some level of competent reflexes to get the full experience. As you can see I dropped 24+ hours into the game and I still have things to do. There are 3 regular modes that change mechanics, journey mode, and infinite mode. If you like that kind of gameplay where you have to learn the layout of the level it has a lot of replay value. As far as music and aesthetic part go I absolutely love it. I think for some $9 may seem a lot of a speedrun game but the price is well justified with content.

Real player with 38.4 hrs in game

ERSATZ on Steam



PSA - you need a VR headset to play Jump.

Jump is an example of how a single basic game mechanic can make for quite an addictive “I’ll just have one more go” game when played in VR.

The point of each of each level (there are currently 5) is to try and make your way to the flag that is located on the highest building in the landscape using the fewest jumps possible (though there are separate high-score tables for both the fewest jumps and the fastest times).

It just works great as a quick pick up and play VR game that you can spend five minutes with, or where you can spend half an hour when you’re convinced that you can shave a single jump off your best score, or a second or two from your best time.

Real player with 18.2 hrs in game

JUMP gives me the same feeling about VR platforming that Super Mario 64 did about 3D platforming almost 20 years ago: there are some kinks to work out, but overall, we’re figuring it out.

Let’s be honest, 99% of gamers who have put on a VR headset (Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive) agree that this technology is going to change the future of entertainment as a whole (not just gaming). It’s the ones who haven’t tried it out that remain skeptics.

Due to the potential motion sickness that it might induce, JUMP may not be the right game to introduce those skeptics to the power of virtual reality, but for those of us who have our VR-legs and don’t get sick easily, this game is a great challenge and fun to play. You’re tasked with reaching the tallest point in each of five major U.S. cities, and you have to achieve that goal in the fewest number of jumps possible. Replaying levels to minimize your jump count becomes addictive, and the awesome soundtrack keeps you moving.

Real player with 1.9 hrs in game

JUMP on Steam

A Walk Along the Wall

A Walk Along the Wall

10/10 would make again.

Real player with 107.5 hrs in game

I really enjoyed this game. I would recommend it to anyone that likes the challenge of overcoming an obstacle… anyone that is a fan of the dark souls games would have fun with this one.

At 5 dollars it is at least worth the try for the music alone.

Real player with 7.0 hrs in game

A Walk Along the Wall on Steam

Black Hole Hazard

Black Hole Hazard

This is the perfect description for the game (Description on steam): “Black Hole Hazard is an action puzzle spacewalking game with unique control and a fascinating sci-fi story.”

It is a game about a senior researcher at International Nuclear Research Center(INRC). He was participating in an experiment to create an artificial black hole. During the experiment, an unexpected explosion occurred and he was knocked unconscious. He woke up to find himself floating in a mysterious cosmic space.

My review:

Real player with 9.4 hrs in game

Did people finish the game before they review it ? This game should be never touch.

It has good element and I enjoy the first 4 chapter. But when it comes to chapther 5..WOW

The phyics just like a mess, you character can easily fly out to something or you can’t even moving character beacause the

gravity is too high, the fire extinguisher? or something else whatever can’t even work well in the game.

Is it a part of the game design? Did the game creators even play this game or they just made it and sell it? Very awfull level design. Enemy quite interesting by the way except the spider thing.

Real player with 9.3 hrs in game

Black Hole Hazard on Steam

Cyber Hook

Cyber Hook

Edit 2: Last review was at 160ish hours…I am now at 280. This game is just amazing, and the community in the Discord just brings it all together. The devs are super active and there is a major update coming very soon! It’s going to make this already amazing game even better.

Edit: Uhhhhhhhh yeah it’s a really good game guys. I’ve only put a small amount of time in it since my original review…Which was about 16 hours in.

Such a smooth platformer. Simple to learn but hard to master type game. If you liked games like Cluster Truck, Mirrors edge or any other 3D platformer, you’ll love this. It really itches that scratch for a fast paced platformer.

Real player with 650.1 hrs in game


☐ You forget what reality is

☐ Beautiful

☒ Good

☐ Decent

☐ Bad

☐ Don‘t look too long at it



☐ Very good

☒ Good

☐ It‘s just gameplay

☐ Mehh

☐ Watch paint dry instead

☐ Just don’t


☐ Eargasm

☐ Very good

☒ Good

☐ Not too bad

☐ Bad

☐ I’m now deaf


☐ Kids

☐ Teens

☐ Adults

☒ All

—{PC Requirements}—

☐ Check if you can run paint

☒ Potato

☐ Decent

☐ Fast

☐ Rich boi

☐ Ask NASA if they have a spare computer


☐ Just press ‘W’

Real player with 18.1 hrs in game

Cyber Hook on Steam

Grim Seventh

Grim Seventh

shame it didn’t work out, game is better than a lot of junk out there. shame you couldn’t have kept working on it. Good luck iun the future.

Real player with 6.7 hrs in game

Grim Seventh I just heard went free to play. Having tried it now I have to say its a decent hack and slash, its nothing amazing or groundbreaking but gameplay is there and the art style is unique. Average free release but I like it enough to recommend it to anyone looking for a free indie hack and slash game.

Real player with 3.3 hrs in game

Grim Seventh on Steam