Ark: Survival Evolved (Xbox One)

Plot: What’s it about? The survival genre has exploded, thanks to the meteoric rise of Minecraft and the games that followed, such as Day Z, Rust, and The Forest. While PC players have a wealth of options available in this genre, console players are rather limited, but now they can venture to an island packed…

Q.U.B.E. Director’s Cut (PS4)

Plot: What’s it about? You have no idea where you are or why you’re there, but you’ve just woken up in a strange place. A voice comes through your communicator however, giving you some much needed information. The voice tells you that you’ve been unconscious for about two weeks and you’re on a mission to…

Yasai Ninja (PS4)

Plot: What’s it about? Samurai Onion is a noble warrior, seeking to keep peace in the world and protect the innocent. But he is forced into violent action when he learns an evil plan has been hatched, as the Shogun plots to take over the world! Going against his own leader is no simple decision…

Toren (PS4)

Plot: What’s it about? In Toren, a young girl attempts to scale a tower and when she reaches the top, battle a dragon to save the world. While much of the story unfolds in a creative, poetic fashion, the simple take is that man has built a tower to the heavens. This has upset the…

LA Cops (PC)

Plot: What’s it about? Want to take down criminals, but need the kind of funk only the 70s can provide? You’re in luck, as LA Cops lets you join a squad of 70s police officers as they clean up the mean streets. The narrative here is simplistic, as your department is tasked to take down…

Shiftlings (XBox One)

Plot: What’s it about? If you’ve ever wanted to solve puzzles with bodily functions, Shiftlings is now here to heed that call. The game follows two space janitors, tethered by an air hose that keeps them like peas in a pod. While the two can get some minor distance between them, the tether proves to…

Tormentum: Dark Sorrow (PC)

Plot: What’s it about? When you think of point & click adventures, you might not think of a dark, twisted world filled death and despair. But that is just what Tormentum offers, a journey into an abyss of nightmarish experiences. As soon as I saw some screen shots from this game, I knew I had…

Savage Lands (PC)

Plot: What’s it about? The survival genre has become a juggernaut on PC, with new games coming at a breakneck pace. Savage Lands is one of the latest survival adventures and is available as part of Steam’s Early Access program. The premise here is simple, you need to survive the elements, hostile wildlife, and of…