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This highly artistic game was designed by Moon Studios and published by Microsoft Studios on March 11, 2015. It was released for the Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It has received critical acclaim for the visual and musical elegance, as well as the sophisticated storyline and explorational environment incorporated into the game.
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Downwell is a curious game about a young man with guns for boots venturing down a well in search of untold treasures. Make your way further and further down into a darkness filled with nasty creatures and mysterious secrets and collect the spectacular red gems scattered about the rocks. Step into an oddly placed shop to buy some helpful items or level up between caverns to battle well dwelling monsters and uncover hidden caves filled with riches and relics. No two trips down the well are ever the same!
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Hunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project.
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Fight as a destined king and restore peace to the corrupted lands of Drethen. A 2D medieval action packed platform adventure! Upgrade your weapons and fight multiple enemies to make your way through traps and obstacles to defeat the boss!
Candle is an adventure with challenging puzzles. Play as Teku, a young man on a dangerous journey to rescue his tribe's shaman from the evil Wakcha-Clan. But the way is littered with sinister traps and difficult obstacles. To master these challenges you need to have keen eyes and a good sense for your environment, or your next step may be your last.
But Teku has a special gift: his left hand is a candle. Let it be a bright beacon to drive off your enemies or to shed light on dark places.
Gorgeous hand-painted watercolor visuals give Candle that special flair, as all backgrounds and characters have been carefully drawn and then scanned, picture after picture. The game consistently feels like a living painting.
Enter the land of TowerFall with your friends and engage in the noble and brutal tradition of bow-and-arrow combat. TowerFall is an archery combat platformer for 1-4 players, with an arcade co-op mode and hilarious, intense versus matches. The core mechanics are simple and accessible, but combat is fast and fierce. The focus is on player mastery and friendly rivalry.
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Super Mario Bros. 3 is a platform video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) video game console. Mario and Luigi embark on a quest to save Princess Toadstool and the rulers of seven different kingdoms from the antagonist Bowser and his children, the Koopalings. The player, as Mario or Luigi, is able to defeat enemies by stomping them or using items that bestow magical powers. Mario and Luigi are given a wider range of abilities than in previous Super Mario games, including flying or sliding down slopes. In addition, Super Mario Bros. 3 introduces numerous elements, such as new enemy characters and the use of a world map to transition between levels, that have reappeared in or have influenced subsequent Mario games.
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Alwa’s Awakening is an adventure game made for modern platforms but with the feel and look of a Nintendo 8-bit game. Inspired by old NES games such as Battle of Olympus and Solstice but also new games like Battle Kid and the Trine series. Release date and platform is yet to be determined but make sure you follow them on Twitter for updates and other fun stuff.
Forgotton Anne is a 2d cinematic adventure game combining puzzle platforming with adventure game elements. You play as Anne, the enforcer keeping order in the Forgotton Realm, as she sets out to squash a rebellion that might prevent her master, Bonku, and herself from returning to the human world.
The World of Forgotton Anne: Imagine a place where everything that is lost and forgotten goes; old toys, letters, single socks. The Forgotten Realm is a magical world inhabited by Forgotlings, creatures composed of mislaid objects longing to be remembered again.
Clustertruck is a chaotic physics based truckformer. Jump your way through insane levels in a game of "the floor is lava" on top of speeding trucks driven by terrible drivers.
Owlboy is an upcoming platform/action-adventure video game created by Norwegian developer D-Pad Studio.
Explore a vibrantly crafted pixel world in this flying adventure platformer.
Being a mute, Otus struggles living up to the expectations of owl-hood. Things spiral from bad to worse with the sudden appearance of sky pirates.
What follows is a journey through monster infested ruins, with unexpected encounters, and burdens no one should have to bear.
Unbox is 3D platformer where the player is a cardboard box who must bounce and roll, through mountains and islands alike, to deliver themselves for the greater good of the Global Postal Service, or GPS. This can include racing against a clock, solving puzzles, and a lot of fun with physics, which often involves causing mayhem by knocking things over or blowing them up. The game also has a strong local multiplayer element, for full split-screen enjoyment, including a variety of different challenges.
To save themselves from bankruptcy, the GPS have somehow created living boxes that can deliver themselves to customers all over the world, to save on human staff. In Unbox, you will play as their latest creation, Newbie, and it is your job to complete the test islands, proving your worth as a sentient, self-delivering package.
"It's the ultimate Sonic celebration! Sonic returns in a new 2D platforming high speed adventure, and he's not alone!
Developed in collaboration between SEGA, Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games, experience new zones and remixed classic levels with Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles!"
Super Mario World (known in Japan as Super Mario World: Super Mario Bros. 4) is a side-scrolling platformer developed by Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System on November 21, 1990 (in Japan), August 31, 1991 (in North America), and April 11, 1992 (in Europe).
One of the launch titles of the SNES (and bundled with early systems in North America), Super Mario World is the fifth main game in the Super Mario series. (starring Nintendo's mascot, Mario, and his brother, Luigi). The game follows both Mario brothers as they explore Dinosaur Land (known for its large amount of dinosaurs) to find and defeat the evil Koopa king Bowser (and his seven underlings, the Koopalings) while rescuing Princess Toadstool.
Along with new abilities (such as the "Spin Jump"), a new power-up (the "Cape Feather") and more obstacles, the game introduces dinosaur companions (known as Yoshi) that Mario and Luigi can ride. Yoshi, known for using their long tongues to snare and eat enemies, have become a fan-favorite among the series (giving them their own games and spin-offs, most notably this game's prequel).
Special bundles of the SNES in 1994 included a compilation cartridge mixing Super Mario World with Super Mario All-Stars. The only difference in this version is a new sprite set for Luigi. The original game was later ported to the Game Boy Advance on February 11, 2002 as Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2. Along with a special version of the original Mario Bros., the port includes a variety of differences, including Luigi as a selectable character (who now has unique features, such as his floating jump from Super Mario Bros. 2), new voice acting, and the ability to save anywhere. The original game was also digitally re-released in Nintendo's Virtual Console platform for the Wii (on February 5, 2007) and Wii U (on April 26, 2013).
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Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a single- and multiplayer top-down, party-based role-playing game with pen & paper RPG-like levels of freedom.It features turn-based combat, a strong focus on systematic gameplay and a well-grounded narrative.
Divinity: Original Sin 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Divinity: Original Sin, winner of over 150 Game of the Year awards and nominations.
LEGRA tactical turn-based RPG that takes you on a journey through Legrand, a chaotic world that's torn apart by civil war and threatened by an otherworldly invasion. You play as Finn, the reluctant leader of a band of unlikely heroes, who soon discovers that the true peril to their universe lies within themselves.
GAME MECHANICS: Turn-Based Combat with Quick Time Event (aka ACT – Action Circle Tempo) and Interruption. Strategy is key! You may exploit opponents' weaknesses by taking advantage of attack types, like the Weapon Triangle in the Fire Emblem series (i.e. slash beats pierce, pierce beats impact, impact beats slash), as well as element types (i.e. fire, water, earth, lightning, air, light, and darkness).
Once the commands have been inputted completely for all present active combatants, you have to watch out for the Quick Time Event dial (aka ACT – Action Circle Tempo, as we call it), and press the correct button at the right time to get attack or defense bonuses. If you missed the ACT, penalties will be incurred.
The unique feature about our combat system is that with every turn, all characters and enemies move simultaneously – some are faster and some are slower, depending on their moves or animation speed. Additionally, interruption may occur when a character or enemy is channeling grimoire or if they get attacked first. Lastly, there is no random encounter.
Go On a Journey: Immerse in the rich cultures of Legrand. You are invited to roam through towns for a brief respite in between battles or trek down the dungeons to fight malicious monsters. Camera panning will follow your characters during exploration, while idling will cause the camera to zoom out so you can enjoy the scenery. Beware where you step though, as spiteful spirits are always lurking around the corner!
Deploy Your Troops to Wars: Put your war general hat on. As the game progresses, you will gradually amass troops that can be deployed to wars in various areas of Legrand. There are different objectives you have to accomplish in order to achieve victory, but generally, think about the troop types and terrains before strategically placing your troops on the map. Winning wars will increase the character's fame and in return, you will be rewarded with more troops.
Recruit NPCs to Revamp Your Headquarters: You can recruit Non Player Characters (NPCs) to enhance the facilities in your Headquarters. Legendary crafters or smiths are only available in the Headquarters. Fun skill-based mini games will also be offered in the Headquarters and you can play these games repeatedly to beat your own high scores.
Take a Detour for a Little Side Quest: Side quests range from 'get to know your characters better' to hardcore challenges if you're up for some fun. You will receive rewards for completing the side quests, for example a war general or an NPC to tend to your Headquarters.
Crafting & Loot: Collect loot (materials or junks) from slain enemies and decide whether you want to sell them for money, or use them to upgrade your characters' equipment and craft necessary items.
Customize Your Menu: You can customize items and grimoire that characters can wield in combat, set combat formation, review journal to track quests, use restorative items to restore lost health, and input points to level up.
Character Leveling System: You can choose however you want to level up (MMO-style).
Grimoire (Magic) Learning System: Linked to the character leveling system, characters will acquire new grimoire abilities by fulfilling the requirements.
Blossom & Decay is a browser-based, sandbox MMO ARPG that is set at the edge of a dying realm. It brings action combat together with crafting and survival mechanics, in an open world where players are able to develop their unique story experience.
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Basement is a strategy game, where you play as a desperate scientist who chose the wrong path in his life. That path seemed easy, but turned into a deadly one. You have no choice but to build the most effective enterprise and stay alive in a cruel world of illegal business.