Undermine won’t convince the unconverted but is a solid, if familiar, experience for procgen dungeon crawler fans.
Hades is the perfect genre entrypoint for newcomers and a rewarding experience for veterans.
Players who revel in playing and re-playing a platformer to master its intricacies will get the most out of Cyber Shadow.
Secret of Mana is a grind and a frustration and a bore.
As the root of the Mana series, Final Fantasy Adventure is worth experiencing if you go in knowing what to expect.
Horror buffs will love Carrion but it needs a more substantial world to complement its incredible monster.
Age of Calamity shuts down the idea that Hyrule Warriors is a button-mashing grind but squanders its source material.
Panzer Paladin is a straightforward and competent retro platformer elevated by a robust weapon system and a multicultural setting.
Blasphemous trusts me to plot my own course in ending the Age of Corruption, making a visit to Cvstodia an enjoyable one.
Origins lays the foundation for a new Assassin’s Creed generation, but it doesn’t quite get there itself.