Bouncing Hero

Bouncing Hero

Disclaimer: My scores/reviews are almost always based on having bought the game at close to the “lowest historical price” on steam at time of purchase.

Quick score: 3/5

Things I disliked:

The game is pretty basic and repetitive. And visually never changes at all really.

There is no way to exit the game outside of alt f4

There is a “bug” with the challenge mode where if you last played story mode in “perfect” mode and then switch to challenge mode, you will still only have 1 life.

And the final stage almost made me refund the game out of rage.

Real player with 1.6 hrs in game

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Bouncing Hero on Steam

Game Dev Tycoon

Game Dev Tycoon

Game Dev Tycoon is one of those games that may look sort of boring from an outside perspective (Unless you decide to be a complete memelord on a Let’s Play or Livestream) but playing the game is a really satisfying and simple affair that is both equal parts trial and error, and also thought as to what does well.

You’ll need to think about what focus you put on each game, trying to think about what sort of aspect works well for what game, for the topic and genre it is. You do it right, and you get the satisfaction of watching those money and fan counters go up. But it’s not completely up to you to figure it out, as you play and as you create game reports in game, Game Dev Tycoon will keep notes on what works and what hasn’t worked meaning if you have the capital to try again, you can at least make another attempt at it.

Real player with 70.0 hrs in game

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Fun for a good while. The actual system for designing games seems frustratingly inaccurate and arbitrary at times, mostly the “how much effort should we focus on area X and area Y of making the game”, but it does have a lot of fun moments in spite of that. If the devs were still working on it, a lot of these issues could likely be fixed with some quality of life improvements, but they’re gone now. With the game as it is, solid 7.5/10 from me.

Real player with 33.4 hrs in game

Game Dev Tycoon on Steam

Game Dev Studio

Game Dev Studio

**_So, about those mods…

No, don’t buy GDS for the mods. It’s been three months and there’s still nothing notable. The most interesting mods are still the absurdly edgy example mods that the developer put out._**

This is about the third time I’ve written this review, and for good reason: the developer, who is really awesome and dedicated to their project, keeps on adding stuff. While the original release of this game could have had a little more content, the frequent updates put out by him has not only fixed this, but has impressively improved upon some of the games faults at launch. While some people will buy games on instinct if they know just how dedicated the devs are to community feedback, I know not everybody will. So, why is Game Dev Studio worth 10 bucks?

Real player with 291.0 hrs in game

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Editing review after 11 hours of play

*Edit Review after 90 hours..



After 90 hours, I definately got my monies worth. I could not be happier, updates have been consistent and dev actually listens to community. Not bad for a 1 person team. Support this one get more great games from responsible dev’s!

Buy it, its worth it.

My views:

I patiently waited for this game and had it on my wishlist followed for 3 months prior to its release. I agree that the game seems early access as other reviewers have mentioned. However; what other reviewers are not talking about is the insane speed patches come after a bug is reported in the forums. The developer is ontop of the game, more so than I have seen in other early access/released games. Multiple updates a day! I have over 600+ games in my library, few are indie titles, and some early access. Out of all of my games I see updates for this one most often and it just came out! That says something, I have had pre-orders on almost all of my games (yes im that guy who pre-orders everything) and have never seen the speed of response shown by this developer before!

Real player with 98.8 hrs in game

Game Dev Studio on Steam



edit - pending rewrite. recommended if it is not crashing, lol.

Real player with 2.6 hrs in game

Great little shooter with a fantastic retro soundtrack!!

I bought this ages ago, but only just played it properly.

I have heaps of games in my library that I haven’t played lol ,,, go figure.

It’s a difficult game, but definitely has that “one more try” quality about it.

The only thing is I couldn’t get my mouse to work properly.

It’s easy enough to play with keyboard controls, though.

Hope to put some more time into this one.


Real player with 0.8 hrs in game

P.3 on Steam

Super Crate Box

Super Crate Box

Super Crate Box is a game so simple and self-explanatory that it’s hard not to enjoy. Vlambeer’s arcade-style survival platformer is a great little game that tasks players with collecting crates that randomly spawn around the side-scrolling arena while waves of enemies wander about on set paths. It’s the least complex thing imaginable, but it works really well, particularly as a ‘pick up and play’ type of joint. It’s not something to be taking extremely seriously, which is its greatest asset.

Real player with 11.3 hrs in game

Super Crate Box is a small, indie game that consists of the player battling against green and white monsters with a variety of firearms. You play a character and your objective is to collect as many crates (which contain different kinds of weapons, which one uses to defeat the monsters.) before dieing. This game can be frustrating though, considering the fact that your character dies in one touch of any of the monsters, one has to be carefull in jumping around a small map and firing guns at monsters, who can sometimes be in groups of many and can be difficult to take out.

Real player with 6.0 hrs in game

Super Crate Box on Steam

Hyper Simon X

Hyper Simon X


Real player with 13.1 hrs in game

This game is a mix of space shooter and memory game. You need to memorize the correct sequence of ships based on it’s color. Destroy them and earn many points as possible. You can also earn points by playing as a normal space shooter but you will get less points than destroying the enemies following the correct sequence.

Controls feel very solid, pixelart is nice. The sound track is very good.

Real player with 3.5 hrs in game

Hyper Simon X on Steam

Terminal squad: Swarmites

Terminal squad: Swarmites

I’ve never played games of this genre. This is amazing! The levels are slowly becoming more difficult, which does not allow me to relax and even more draws me into the game. This game deserves more

Real player with 3.3 hrs in game

I like old-style games, so I decided to buy this game, as it reminded me of the games of my childhood, well, let’s start with the pros of the game:

  • You need to think through your steps to be successful in this game

  • Intuitive interface, looks good

Disadvantages of the game:

I don’t really like the graphics, I think it looks too old, I’ve seen a few old-style games, but they used the new game development technologies, they looked very good and enticing

Real player with 3.3 hrs in game

Terminal squad: Swarmites on Steam




From the developer of Polygoneer comes Shapeshooter. It’s a rail shooter, you can only move forward and backward over the rail tracks. Like in Polygoneer you have colored enemies which you destroy with bullets of the same color albeit limited to two colors. You can upgrade your tank in the workshop.


You control a tank which moves over a rail, you’ll find orange and purple enemies on your way and you shoot at them with bullets of their respective color. There are also level hazards to avoid like energy gates and circular saws, I expect more hazards to encounter in later levels. You have multiple weapons you can use although at the beginning you’re stuck with a slow weapon with unlimited ammo and a rapid weapon with limited ammo. When an enemy is destroyed they leave a ring you can collect and use to purchase upgrades in the workshop. Some enemies release ammo pickups which alternate between ammo for the different weapons. To gather what you want you have to time your pick up. You can either pick them up with your tank or by shooting at them.

Real player with 25.6 hrs in game

I really wanted to like this game, I really did. I’ve greatly enjoyed several other games by the same developer, and had high hopes coming into this one. Sadly, after 8+ hours with it, I don’t believe I can comfortably recommend it (I really wish Steam offered star ratings akin to Yelp/Amazon/Google/etc., rather than simply a binary yes/no, as I’d probably give this something like 2-3 / 5).

Right off the bat, I had and still have a perplexing technical issue. On my previous crummy entry-level machine with like 4 GB of RAM and integrated graphics, all of Nuk Games' titles ran perfectly smoothly, with absolutely no issues. I recently acquired a new-to-me, gently used mid-level gaming PC, however, and now, suddenly, every single one of this developer’s titles that I own no longer has sound. None of the other titles in my library that I’ve tried on this “new” machine have this same issue. I’ve tried the obvious solutions, but the fact that this is the case with multiple titles from the same dev yet nothing else in my library seems suspiciously more than coincidental, and suggests the problem is not specifically my machine, per se.

Real player with 9.9 hrs in game

Shapeshooter on Steam