13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim represents something new for Vanillaware. It’s a sharp detour away from their usual foray into hand drawn 2D RPG beat-em ups, and while this might be disappointing to fans who come to the studio for bombastic fights with tight mechanics, Vanillaware has shown up to prove that they’re a force to be reckoned with in the space of interactive fiction.
Part tactical, part roguelike, part 16-bit era JRPG, Star Renegades by Massive Damage effortlessly mixes genres into a delicious pixel meal
It’s dark, it’s full of action, and it may be your new obsession.
Ooblets isn’t just adorable, it’s also incredibly fun. Early Access Review chat by Zach & JJ
Panzer Paladin is not just full of Eighties tropes, it opts to live in the era instead — and it works
Returning to its roots
Popping in to say hello on Nintendo’s console
A 2D game with a multi-layered story
Like a DJ mixing beats, Treachery mashes up a great amount of variety