GOTY 2018: Game Jam Edition

GOTY 2018: Game Jam Edition
We do not care about the “God of War”. The growing and shrinking horse balls in “Red Dead Redemption 2” elicit only a weary smile from us. “Tetris Effect”, shmetris effect; okay, no, that one actually was great. …
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Ludum Dare 43: Colors of Your World

Screenshot of "Colors of Your World"
“Colors of Your World” by Timmie Wong & Kat Jia. “A short platforming adventure. Sacrifices must be made to progress. What will become of your world?” From a game mechanical as well as aesthetical point of view, “Colors of Your …
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The Haunted PS1 Halloween Jam: SNAILS

Screenshot of "SNAILS"
“SNAILS” by Jesse Hamm. “Battle giant mutant slugs in this [PlayStation]-themed retro throwback of a [three-dimensional] brawler.” This demo version of the brawler game “SNAILS”, which was inspired by action games like “Nightmare Creatures”, and “Fighting Force”, evokes …
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A Game By Its Cover 2018: Mai-Chan’s Sweet Buns

Screenshot of "Mai-Chan’s Sweet Buns"
“Mai-Chan’s Sweet Buns” by Krystian Majewski & Sebastian Haßler. “A tile-matching puzzle with the sweetest, bounciest pastries.” Tile-matching puzzle games can be pretty boring, but “Mai-Chan’s Sweet Buns” is quite amazing and super cute. Also, it features three different …
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A Game By Its Cover 2018: Fingerolympics

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“Fingerolympics” by Luis Díaz Peralta & Valo. “[Eleven] legit sports for [one to nine] players [or] fingers[.] […] Try to beat your highscores.” Whether you are playing this crazy physics game called “Fingerolympics” alone or with up to nine people, …
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Ludum Dare 42: Smoke: it’s ok to feel

Screenshot of "Smoke it’s ok to feel"
“Smoke: it’s ok to feel” by Lumpy & UpstairsBreh. “Explore a picturesque hand-drawn mountain town! Interact with a colorful cast of characters from Smoke’s past. Maybe [you will] find them all? Or, screw all that, and go straight home and …
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Ludum Dare 42: Corrupted Space

Screenshot of "Corrupted Space"
“Corrupted Space” by Egor Dorichev. “You hate trash and bacteria. […] [Your] home area got corrupted[.] [It is] time for a big [cleaning,] […] [though it is] not so easy to navigate in it, as it was before. Explore …
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No More Sweden 2018: Consensual

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“Consensual” by Alexandra Dahlberg. “An interactive story about those [so-called] blurred lines[,] telling the tale about a couple going to bed at night. [It is] a tale experienced by many. [It is] also a tale of sexual consent. About …
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Castle Game Jam 2018: Wake Up

Screenshot of "Wake Up"
“Wake Up” by Philip Johansson & Mikko Aaltio. “Why do we dream? How do you know if [you are] dreaming? What horror does your mind possess? […] [An] adventure game that lets you explore dreams with tricky puzzles and …
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