Grow Up is a nice sequel to the adventure platformer Grow Home that doesn’t do much more but is still great for fans of the original game.
The puzzle-platformer is available for preorder across PC, PS4 and Xbox One, priced Rs 1,500, and will be a digital-only release.
A well made 2D platformer with good level design and beautiful graphics. If you don’t mind the (at times) tooth-grinding hard difficulty and sub-par combat, then its easy to recommend this. Well worth your time and money.
ROTO is a minimalist puzzle-platformer for Android developed by Indian developer Lucid Labs. It’s out now, it’s free, and it’s well worth a try.
Considering that other first-party publishers are phoning it in and playing it safe, it’s nice to see a charming platformer with a more than ample amount of ingenuity to boot.
The PC and iPad platforming success is now part of Xbox Live’s Summer of Arcade. Here’s our verdict on its console debut.
This week’s mobile reviews includes Injustice: Gods Among Us, Badland, The Other Brothers, and Stay Alight.
Sound Shapes is a labour of love by people who love both music and videogames. It shows in every nook and corner of the game, and represents a beautiful synergy of the two art forms.
For a game that makes you want to be perfect at it, it throws nothing but perfection back at you.
Debut effort from Delhi-based developer MPowered.in.
A sequel to the sublime remake of the classic side-scroller.
Brutal. Punishing. Brilliant.
You will not spend $5 on anything better this year. Guaranteed.
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