Risen 2: Dark Waters

Oh man. A pirate RPG. With the Inquisition. What a fantastic concept. And the Kraken is an antagonist, no less. Could the premise behind Risen 2 be any more perfect? In all honesty, however, while the potenti...

Civilization V: Gods & Kings

Here's a scenario that I'm sure plenty of you, my dear readers, will be familiar with. "Oh, I'll just play half an hour of Civilization before starting that ultra super important busy work that I have to do."...

Krater

Post-apocalyptic Sweden. Am I the only person who finds that to be such a strange setting for a game? Krater is a top-down action RPG from Fatshark, the studio behind Lead and Gold and the upcoming War of the...

MacGuffin’s Curse

Oh no, I thought. A grid-based, cube-pushing puzzler. I've played countless puzzle games that force you to push blocks in specific patterns - and then, if you make one wrong move, you have to reset the level an...

A Valley Without Wind

You're walking down the road in a small village, sun blazing down, making the cobblestone path hot underfoot. You leave the outskirts of town, ready for adventure... and find yourself in the middle of the tun...

Trine 2

Back in 2009, Shadowgrounds developer Frozenbyte released Trine, an innovative little puzzle-platformer whose gorgeous, colourful graphics and clever character-swapping gameplay mechanic earned it positive revi...