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Let other AJSA members know what games you have finished this year. Post a few words about what you thought of the game, a longer review, a video review or footage, screenshots, etc. Feel free to discuss the games we've beaten or to talk to others about them. For a game to be considered beaten either finish the single player portion of the game or, for games without campaigns (MMOs, sports games, multiplayer only games, etc), play to a point where you have seen what the game has to offer. Not going to be counting DLCs as individual games (as that could get confusing) but feel free to post your thoughts on them as that is also the point of the thread. If it is an expansion that was sold separately or stand alone content like Shogun 2's Fall of the Samurai I will count that. Episodic games will count as one game, not a game per episode, but feel free to mention each one if you want to discuss each episode individually.


If you want to see what people thought of a certain game or see how many people have played it you can use the search function near the top right of the page and type in the game's title, just switch the search option to be for this topic.


I'll keep track of how many games we each have finished to see who has been playing the most and what our combined total is for the year.


Total Games Completed: 160


Games Completed By Member


Kaz32: 89

Legolas_Katarn: 64

Madfinnishgamer38: 4

awesomefoo123: 3


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2020 has begun. Let's beat those games like we always do! Hopefully this year we'll beat so many great games, that bad games will become a thing of last decade.




Oh who are we kidding, we're still gonna play bad games even if it's by accident or curiosity, but I sincerely hope that they will be bad in a "so bad it's enjoyable" way rather than "so bad they make you hate yourself for playing the damn thing". 


I got a bunch of free games from the Epic Games Store 12 days giveaway + discounts, so I'm expecting to beat those this month, and thankfully they're all great games so I won't have to worry about hating em! :D 

1) Ape Out

Platform: PC

You know what, I think this game should be called Ape Escape, because that's what this game is about. Not this Ape Escape series where you catch monkeys, 

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The should've called that series "Ape Catch Fever" because that's what it totally is!


Ahem anyway, Ape Out is that Hotline Miami esque gorilla game where you escape from a cage, and then splattering people who are just doing their job to capture/ kill you since you pretty much just murdered their friends. You get to play 5 "record discs" that represents the stages, each one starts you on different locations. The first is a facility, second is a 30 floor building, third is a warzone, fourth is a boat, which you escape from & then you ended up going to a zoo, and the last one is a bonus stage where you rescue your son/daughter from a facility. I don't know if the first 4 stages are in linear story progression which makes you one unlucky ape, or they're just different scenarios. Either way, all you do is kill your captors while navigating through randomized mazes & escape, while listening to improv percussion instruments playing in the background. It's really fun, and it's not until the ending of the fourth stage will you actually hear actual music playing, which is actually quite funky.


It's apparently a modified version of a song called You've Got To Have Freedom by Pharoah Sanders. Neat!



2) Redeemer

Platform: PC

A top down beat em up game where you play as a former Russian soldier who decided to become a monk, and then years later his old boss destroyed his temple so you kill a bunch of people who wrecked it. It's good old beat em up fun, but it has a leveling up element where the more you use your first, kicks or weapons, the better they become & you can unlock various perks that make them better. I don't know why but the second part of this game in a lab with monsters is WAYYY harder than the rest of the game which are far easier since that part has monsters that can't be killed with your bare hands & you have to use weapons, but the rest of the game afterward doesn't have those kinds of enemy types. Either way, still fun to play & I got to maul enemies with various tools of death along the way. I wish that the game has an adrenaline meter that gives you temporary power boosts though because it definitely fits in the game.


3) From Next Door

Platform: PC

A neat RPG Maker game that I found out of nowhere that can be found here. 


It's about a girl that moved into a new house that she got for..... a suspiciously low price. Then you know, creepy stuff happened. Apparently this game was made on a 2016 Pixel Horror Jam event, and it's pretty well done. It has a couple of endings too, but too bad the best ending is earned by running away from the house instead of confronting the creepy stuff in the house, though I would do the same thing if I was her, except I would buy a different house & do my research to what happened in the place first!


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Completed: Killing Time at Lightspeed
Platform: PC

A visual novel style game where you are taking a roughly 20 year trip to a space colony that only seems like a 30 minute trip for you. While you are traveling you keep up with news and old friends by checking on and replying to messages and posts on the current popular social media site, every time you refresh the main page over a year of time for everyone else has gone by. A good short game showing brief snippets of the lives of a small group of people as they deal with a frequently shifting tech and political climate.


Completed: 60 Parsecs!
Platform: PC

Gather your crew and resources in 60 seconds before your ship explodes and try to find a new home after landing your escape pod. Manage resources, craft, and try to make helpful decisions every day with your captain stats, crew stats, and items. Amusing events and nice art style. Can start to get a bit repetitive as you end up doing similar actions or try to get the resources or items you need from random events.


Completed: A City Sleeps
Platform: PC

A horizontal SHMUP from Harmonix. Only three levels and limited tracks but each level has six difficulties with each giving different unlocks. Ghosts to equip that can posses two kinds of objects for different effects and relics for different passive abilities. What music there is is nice, decent amount of unlocks to change things up, and some story notes attached to each level and difficulty. The actual gameplay just isn't very good, going through the same looking three levels, dull looking shot, sword, and special attacks and enemies.

Completed: Fly O'Clock
Platform: PC

Jump between corners of a watch to avoid being crushed by clock hands. More playtime unlocks additional characters to use. Amusing for a little while.

Completed: DEADBOLT
Platform: PC

A 2D action/stealth game similar in style to Gunpoint but allows you to take a more action orientated approach. Shoot, use melee, or sneak your way through killing all enemies or reach the objective in each stage. Good atmosphere and music, a variety of enemy and weapon types, a hard mode that changes up the stages quite a bit, and community made workshop levels giving you even more options when the main game is done.


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4) Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

Platform: PC

I recently watched this old funny movie I used to watch when I was younger called Security Unlimited.


Cause it takes place in Hong Kong, I suddenly want to finish Sleeping Dogs. Still fun to play, and the definitive edition has every DLC from the normal edition, with the costumes being unlocked by buying them from the market, each of them more expensive than the rest. It even has costumes that makes you Sun Wukong & one of these brassmen monks.


5) Cat Quest

Platform: PC

A surprisingly awesome action adventure game where you're a cat that got his sister kidnapped, and then the whole game is you leveling up so that you completed every single quest you can find & complete many dungeons, while also unlocking item chests along the way to get lots of cool gears. The way you play the game is quite cool in that you play on a world map.

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There's no HP or MP potions to use, but instead, you use spells/ rest on a town to heal & beat the hell out of enemies to restore your MP. It's quite annoying that the items you get from chests are all random and there's no fast travel mechanic, but luckily for me, I always get upgrades for my current gear so I don't have to swap with other gears often, and you actually get 2 really cool travel upgrades that make you fast as hell as you get really far into the game. There are gold chests that require a key to unlock, and I thought I had to collect them from a dungeon somewhere. But it turns out nope! All you need to unlock them is to complete 1 quest, and then you get the gold key that unlocks every single gold chests you passed on before. It's quite funny how the most powerful weapon in the game is actually your bare fist, ahem I mean "willpower".

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I beat the game after completing almost every single sidequest except 1 that's so high up that it'll take me hours of grinding, but that's actually just extra DLC content & I completed all the main game quests. It's pretty weird that the game doesn't have an end credits after you finish the game, instead you just complete the main quest, quest completed, and then you go on to explore the open world some more with unlocked new game +. 



Platform: PC

It's the next game from the creators of the drug trip PG (sort of) Human Centipede Plug & Play............................... Thankfully it doesn't have images that will scar you for life like that other game, but STILL. WHAT DRUGS WERE THESE GUYS ON WHEN THEY MADE THIS????


7) Resident Evil/ Biohazard 6

Platform: PC

I actually beat this game so many times back in 2013 - 2014 that I almost got all of the skills in the game purchased & unlocked. Now I decided that "you know what, I'm gonna reset my entire progress because I want to play this game all over again", so I reset my entire progress from square 1, and then beat this game all over again. And I STILL LOVE THIS GAME! Which officially makes this the RE game that I played the most, way more than the recent RE games. RE7, played that game 4 times. RE 2 Remake, 3 times. 4, 10 times + mods. 5, 10 times + mods. Revelations 2? 2 times. 6? This progress reset is probably my 13th time playing this game. The combat is so damn good!!! 


Maybe I should complete the first RE Revelations on my 3DS one of these days, but urgh. I can't stand looking at that damn carrot top Conan o Brien looking guy.

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8) Leaden Sky

Platform: PC

I found this game after searching for random games I can play on Google. Remember those good old days when the internet is so freaking slow & Newgrounds + flash games was a thing, and you have to wait 2 hours just to play a flash game because the speed is 1 KB per second? This game reminds me of an old flash game called Madness Interactive


Only it's a more traditional 2D side scroller shooter, with SO. MUCH. GORE.


At the moment the game lets you complete a level, and then brings you to an endless level where you just shoot as many enemies as possible while traveling to the right. There's also a testing chamber level to let you test out the gore system for your various weapons. I'm interested to see what will become of this game after even more levels are added. 


9) Renegade Ops

Platform: PC

I hadn't touched this game since 2011. That's because I played Skyrim & forgot about this game. Well not anymore! Time to finish what I started!


This is Avalanche Studio's less known game besides Just Cause & Mad Max. It's a twin stick vehicle destruction game which definitely takes notes from the A Team/ GI Joe in that you play as a vigilante road rashing gun nut group trying to stop an evil guy called Inferno, who apparenltly is immortal cause everytime you shoot him down, he always comes back alive. You can play as one of 7 people, each with their own special moves you can use, one of them surprisingly being Gordon Freeman. I personally like this guy called Blazemo because his special attack is a flame tornado that protects you from harm & damage nearby enemies. You play & level up the characters while also unlocking their perks to use. As you destroy enemies, you earn points that can help you level up & get high scores, though for some reason, 50% of the stuff you destroy doesn't give you points, even though they're mostly things that belongs to the enemy which is pretty weird. That's like having a destructible building in a game where you get points from destroying buildings, and then for some reason some buildings just don't give you points. Why?? Just give me those sweet points!!


Aside from that, the whole game is a simple fun chaotic made great by Avalanche Studios' well known Just Cause destruction engine, and it's awesome!

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Completed: Yesterday
Platform: PC

Adventure game. You are an immortal that forgets his past when he dies and begins to remember what happened in the last few years that got him involved with his current "friends". Short, abrupt end, surprisingly violent, not that good, some nice backgrounds.

Completed: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Platform: PC

The worst in a trilogy of games that was fairly mediocre to begin with. Continues to do nothing for Lara as a character, mostly just continues to put her back where she was before. The majority of the game has almost no combat and is entirely focused on simplistic puzzles and climbing. This makes her, once a game, murderous rampage welcome D action movie entertainment. The series continues to be bad or just average at everything it does, never providing interesting combat locations or weapons, continuing to have awkward melee combat and dodges, the guns continue to feel weak to shoot even with the low health most enemies have, your stealth kills are the same slow and awkward looking attacks she has been doing since the first game and her refusal to properly move and hide the bodies when you are in cover is a weird choice, and you are pretty much invincible in what little combat there is if you just make use of the herbs you gather all the time. Hilariously bad chase sequences where dozens of people/vehicles will fire machine guns, rifles, arrows at you and somehow not hit you as you slowly climb walls or you outrun massive catastrophes with the entire city falling and ground giving way all around you. Series is still very into Lara's constant pain. Upgrade tree and buy weapons to regain the same abilities you have been using all trilogy. A forgettable story that once again has Lara showing up in an ancient hidden culture and becoming the most important figure for two groups of people.


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10) Table Top Racing: World Tour

Platform: PC

This is one of Steam's version of Mario Kart, except this one has a Micro Machines theme: play as a miniature car on top of a table & race through either fancy lunch table with various dishes, some table owned by mechanics & a table with a bunch of tabletop games. You get 3 car classes & 2 championships for each with a bunch of different race missions you had to do first before entering the championship itself. The first 2 classes are fun & gives you the right challenges without it being too easy. The third one? FUCK THAT SHIT.


Now to be fair all you have to do to progress to the championship is to just place at least 3rd in every missions, but me, ohoho, I want to get first in ALL of them. So that's why I replayed the races on the 3rd class championship OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN until my thumb hurts. The worst part of them all is the drifting challenge where you have to earn the required totals, and I replayed 2 missions 70+ times total. Then after replaying that much, I saw a youtube video of someone doing the challenge & got 1 million points like nothing......

JEESUZ. This is one of the extreme optional challenge btw, the ones I did requires 200,000 & 185,000 points, but the tracks are complete horse shit because one track is on a table with lots of curves & pits, while the other one is on a Japanese restaurant sushi table with lots of conveyor floors for the sushis & up + down ramps, so if you fall down while drifting & you got 60,000 points in a single drift, you can fall on a wrong angle and ALL THOSE POINTS ARE GONE! FUCK THESE MISSIONS TO HELL!


Other than that though, the rest of the challenges are actually fun & tense as hell. The final championship can be unfair because the other car ALWAYS go really far in front of you, unless you hit the car with a weapon at the right time. My final championship match was actually freaking insane since it's a 5 consecutive race, and by the end of the 4th match, it was either me or 2 other CPU opponents. And in the last race, I started at the bottom because I got slammed by other cars, then in the VERY LAST LAP, I used my power up at just the exact moment to hit the CPU on 1st place, and then I finally won the damn championship.

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OH THIS FEELS SO GOOD!!! If I lost that final match, this would be a whole nother story entirely!


11) Dragon's Crown Pro

Platform: PS4

This is a remaster of the game on PS3, with added touchscreen support. This game is from the same dev as Odin's Sphere & Muramasa the Demon Blade for Wii, but a lot more traditional Dungeons & Dragons which now that I think of it, is probably heavily inspired by that surprisingly awesome Capcom arcade game Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara, only not so ridiculously hard that you have to insert coins over and over again. And as it turns out, IT IS. This game is actually a spiritual successor to the first one, Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom because the lead designer worked on that game when he was young. No wonder the game feels so familiar!


Because it's a spiritual successor, the gist of the game is also the same: pick which character you want to pick, then hack & slash enemies up. You get a hub world where you can buy/ sell/ repair equipments before doing a mission, as well as go to an adventurer guild to get sidequests & upgrade your character stats + gain new movelist to make combat even more fun. The story progression is by, well, going to different missions & hack monsters + enemies up like good old Tower of Doom! Though aside from the usual beat em up combat with RPG equipment mechanics, this game does mix things up. You can find dead bodies of other players which you can either burry to get items, or revive so they can help you in your journey. When you get farther into the game, you'll gain the ability to use different runes, and you do this by buying runestones from a mage in the hub world, and then in each of the 9 stages, you will see markings on the wall like this. This thing that looks like a C & W for example.

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Then you can mix 3 rune languages by hovering your right analog stick cursor to the language & click on it to give different spells a go. There's a spell that gives you healing, power up, and even unlock secret doors & show secret treasure chest which that guy with a sack can open for you which either gives you weapons, armor parts or accessories. You know, the usual dungeons and dragons staple. 


Interestingly, this game has around 10 levels, but 9 of of them has 2 routes. You unlock the second route after completing all 9 stages, and as expected, it's a lot more difficult, but also necessary because you need to complete them all to obtain various stones that you will then use to battle the final boss in the 10th stage, which is so very much this guy, but with MANY more moves & thankfully a lot less cheap to fight.

Funnily enough, you DO get to fight a "Red Dragon" before this guy in a previous stage, and that guy is somehow even harder than the final boss. I don't know how, but it is what it is!


Then after you beat the final boss, you get a great celebration of your character which makes you feel like a badass, but then the game's version of a new game plus happened, and it basically tells you to do the same thing as before with the stones collection because "there's another final boss stronger than the guy you face before, so if you want to, please collect 9 more stones and beat that guy".............


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Completed: Galak-Z
Platform: PC

70s anime styles space action game. You can switch between a ship (guns, missiles, dodge) and mech (sword, shield, and grapple) mode and will find or purchase upgrades with salvage between each mission. Expressive animations for your character on the bottom left of the screen that shows the effect on him while doing things like boosting or attacking and enemy pilots on the bottom right get the same treatment. Responsive movement. Light on content with limited mission variety, upgrades that are taken from you after each season (every five of the 20 missions) that you will likely just get back, enemy variety, and locations but the base gameplay is enjoyable while it lasts.


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12) Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir

Platform: PS4

This is the remake of the PS2 game, which also includes the original game so that means there's 2 games in 1. WHAT A DEAL! And this remake is SOOOOOO much better than the original that I played long time ago but only managed to finish the first chapter. It's from the same dev as Dragon's Crown, but this one is an altered version of Norse mythology, though surprisingly only a few characters actually have the usual names like Odin, while the rest of the characters are most definitely from the original myth, but with altered names. Like Gwendolyn who's supposed to be Brynhild & Oswald who's supposed to be Sigurd. No Thor or Loki in this one. This game is pretty much one giant love story for the 5 characters you get to play, and also with preventing Armageddon as the main plot, and it's pretty sweet overall, especially Velvet & Cornelius. Those 2 are perfect for each other & they deserve a happy end after all the shit they went through.


I don't know why this game forces you to play characters in set orders rather than having you pick which of the 5 you want to start as because every character has their own story & their own timeline of event, and it should be better to jump between different characters in chronological order. I mean Resident Evil 6 lets you pick which characters you want & you can play in the order that fits the timeline. Ah well, it is what it is. 


The original game was SO janky because not only are you unable to do flashy combos like the remake, but every attack you do uses stamina. Yep, it's Dark Souls before Dark Souls made stamina for attacks popular. The remake completely changes the combat and now you can do 100+ combo chains like nothing with each characters, and all of them have their own special moves you can pull off that you can upgrade in their own skill tree.

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I collected every skill & got S ranks on every single battle. It's so much easier to do compared to the original because all you need to do is chain 100+ combos, and kill enemies as fast as you can. It makes the original FAR inferior in comparison which I found out after switching to the original mode in the game. That's AWESOME that a game lets you play both the remake & the original version and it's not just a cosmetic change!


This game is surprisingly very damn long because you have to play the game with all 5 characters to get their complete story, and then at the end you need to play against 5 different bosses, but you're given the order on which characters fight which bosses. Obviously you have to pick the right characters to get the good ending, but depressingly you have to mix and match every possible combination of each bosses to get the true end because specific characters have their own interactions. The good thing is only the first 3 have multiple special bad ends while 4 & 5 have generic ones, so you can just do the first 3 without needing to do boss 4 & 5 again after you do them. BUT when you do them all, the true end is damn worth getting. 


13) Crewsaders

Platform: PC

This is a fun local multiplayer game where you control this siege tower, uh, thingy and you along with 2 other people control it. Just look at this thing
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The key in this game is teamwork & not panic. If you control the sword, then stick with it because you have to move it as the other team move their shield to block it. If you go all over the place, you're fucked. It's damn satisfying once you kill the other team & make them bites the dust. Shame there's no story mode though, this is just a casual vs game match. Still fun!


14) The Haunted Island, a Frog Detective Game

Platform: PC

A very lighthearted point & click detective game where you're a frog detective & you have to investigate an island that's haunted by ghostly noises. I like how in the intro you & your boss talked to each other & he said something about Indonesia, and the frog actually say accurate Indonesian phrase. That makes me happy! :D


It's a short & sweet game. All you do in this game is collect items, talk to different people, get items from them & give items to them until you get all the items you need & progress through the game. Short but sweet. 


There's a second game called Frog Detective 2: The Case of the Invisible Wizard, and it looks more elaborate this time around. Can't wait to see what that game's about!


15) Paperbark

Platform: PC

This is another short & sweet game based in Australia where you control a wombat doing his thing in the forest. 

AWWW, LOOK AT THAT CUTE LITTLE, well actually this thing is surprisingly big because it's the size of an axe

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This is a bushfire awareness game, so the poor guy had to get through a bushfire as it happened, but in the end he's ok & it ends cutely. PHEW, good thing the dev are actually nice people and not sick bastards!


16) Totally Accurate Battle Simulator

Platform: PC

It's that game that was popular when it was out that looks like a sillier version of Total War.

I don't know why, but the game starts on a rick roll.

I think it's because this game's version I'm playing is still in an April fools mood. :D 


It's in a much more improved version now because you get to actually take control of one of your units & I played the campaign till the end, or at least till the end for now. I was forced to play as an Olympian vs the Vikings at the final level, and it was..... very one-sided on my part because I got Zeus & ballistas which just DESTROYS their units.

Goes to show that when you have a God with fast as hell lighting strikes with you, you're guaranteed to win every fight. XD


17) Armello

Platform: PC

Finally got to play this game after the Humble Bundle deal. It's that game mentioned in this thread

This is a GREAT start for a game genre, and much MUCH less time consuming than Civilization because you don't have to spend 10 hours for 1 match. And it's kind of what happens when Hand of Fate meets Civilization. The one bummer I have with this game is that the singleplayer mode doesn't let you manual save. Which is pretty freaking annoying because as with any game that has rolling dices as a game mechanic, sometimes the game can just screw you over. Oh you have 7 dices? Unfortunately you managed to only land 3 attacks with that dice with no defence, so the other opponent kills you anyway. Which actually happened to me....... But at least I can quit the game & the game loads back to before my turn or an opponents' turn. Phew!


I use Thane because he's the most all rounded with his stats, and I won a match by having the most prestige

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And I won another by purifying the king because I have 4 spirit stones with me.

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But it's such a shame that all you get for the spirit stone victory is a little animation of the king fainting after he got attacked by 4 stones, and there's no special cool cutscene of him thanking you for saving him from the rot infestation this kingdom have. Ah well, I'm a hero regardless!


18) Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Platform: PC....... sort of. It's a Netflix game.

There was a thing December 2018 where everyone talked about this thing called Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, which was a Netflix thing that when I looked at it back then about an indie game developer in the 1980s that's developing a game based on a game book of the same name Bandersnatch. Now I actually looked at it myself and found out:


This is actually a choose your own adventure game, on Netflix. And it's awesome!


Remember that PS4 game Erica that was released out of nowhere after it got a Gamescom trailer?


This Bandersnatch is more of a game than that game, because you actually have multiple paths & not just an illusion of a multiple path like Erica had. There's cool shit that happened like if you picked the choices and hit a bad ending & choose to replay the previous choice, the characters in it will comment on the thing that happened before like "no no don't pick that option, it's the wrong choice". And there's even one ending where YOU can tell the main character that you're playing this game & tell him all about it which leads to a silly end. It even has a moment where you're putting a 5 digit number into the screen before the timer runs out, as well as many other fourth wall breaking crazy shit that happened. There's 6 endings you can get, and funnily enough the best ending happen when you finally release the game that you're developing and the game received a 2.5 out of 5 rating. If you pick the easiest option at the beginning, the game is a 0 out of 5, and if you pick the more...... fucked up shit, you get a 5 out of 5, but it's totally not worth it. Check this out if you have a Netflix, it's pretty cool! Hopefully there's more games like this on Netflix.

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Completed: Space Incident
Platform: PC

Interesting short game where you make a few interactions with three people in a damaged spaceship and can get different endings based on choices. Not much interaction, not the best translation, and was removed from Steam's store at some point.

Completed: Ken-Go
Platform: Arcade

Completed: Zero Team
Platform: Arcade


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19) Horace

Platform: PC

When I got this game for the Epic Games Store as part of their free game thing and saw the trailer,

I thought "ok, this looks fun from the crazy trailer. Lots of fun moments & looks like there's a lot of minigames as well as lots of platforming to do, I'm gonna have a good time!" 


The trailer lied to me. This game..... is freaking depressing. Ok not entirely depressing but still, you start out 1 hour into the game doing movement tutorials while your main character Horace narrates the cutscenes that sounds like it's from one of those robotic "text to word" thing you can do on Google, and everything seems fine because you got a house full of colorful characters, including your creator who's kind & teaches you what it means to be a human being. Some shenanigans happen, mostly very lighthearted stuff. Then you're tasked with climbing a platform that's too high to reach to get a teddy bear by the creator, and just as he's about to give you an upgrade that lets you get the bear, he passed away............. That makes me sad.........


The whole game is like that. It will show you a funny cutscene, most that are a reference to either a film or a game. Reservoir Dogs, Mission Impossible, 2001 Space Odyssey, Terminator, if you can think of it, you bet that this game will have it. At one point you actually participated in a gaming tournament with other robots that are cameos like Robocop, Astro Boy & even the fraud Billy Mitchell, who actually cheated on the tournament by proclaiming "I have a higher score than him, which is shown in this VHS tape, so I win!". And then the next thing you know, a horrible thing happened and then you get all sad. Even the end of the game is freaking depressing, though in a bittersweet way. WHY YOU TOY ME LIKE THIS GAME??


But on the bright side, this game has LOTS of variety. This game is mainly a metroidvania esque thing mixed in with gravity-defying platforming & tough as nails traps to dodge like Celeste or Super Meat Boy, but much more forgiving because you get to have little robot helpers that acts as a life bar as you progress through the game. The platforming you do in this game pretty damn good, even if they're quite tough, but you get a lot of upgrades to use as you get deeper into the game which makes previously hair rippingly frustrating parts a cakewalk afterwards. Aside from platforming, you play SO MANY minigames, mainly because Horace himself is a HUGE gamer. There's a couple of arcades you can visit that has classic copycat versions of Outrun, After Burner & Space Invaders to name a few, as well as employment minigames you can play which gives you cash, and they're rhythm minigames that unfortunately, doesn't have quite a good tune to accompany them. It's an awesome idea, but not if the songs sound like generic garageband music. This brick song in particular makes me annoyed by how bland it is.

Which is odd because most of the songs in this game are pretty decent, even the music minigame that parodies real life bands are alright.


There's a lot more minigames this game has which I won't spoil, most of which are quite fun. Which explains why this game's size is 13GB. I think it's done that way to reduce the annoyance after dying over and over again from platforming challenges. Which then goes to depressing again after the game decides to show another sad story moment on your way. Don't play this game if you want a happy game...........


20) Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde: Revised

Platform: PC

I recently saw James Rolfe made a youtube video about a fan made Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde sequel.

This guy made a revised version of the first godawful game, which makes the cane ACTUALLY KNOCK PEOPLE OUT. So how can I not try a game like that out??? And so I played it after downloading it from this which also have a lot of other revised games:



It's alright. Unfortunately Jekyll is still slow as a snail when he walks, and there's still a bunch of enemies that pester you when you're walking to your wedding, but you can fight back now! And the coins actually gives your health back. And you have a map which lets you know how far you are before the end of a level, and when you're Hyde, you don't get auto scrolled & you don't die beacuse you got D4C'ed by going in the same distance as Jekyll.

This should've been the original game, instead of the torture that makes no sense that NES got. Now I actually WANT to play the sequel this guy made to continue Jekyll's hilariously messed up story. :)

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Completed: Mainlining
Platform: PC


Completed: Do Not Feed the Monkeys
Platform: PC


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21) Warriors Orochi 4

Platform: PS4

I used to play Dynasty Warriors + Samurai Warriors games on PS2 all the time. And then I just stopped since in the end the sequels are just the same game with more characters anyway, and because I found a much better alternative that is Sengoku Basara.


Then last year I won Warriors Orochi 4 from a gaming tournament after I won at Dragonball Fighter Z, so this is as good time as any to jump back to this series and see how much more characters Koei added. And since Warriors Orochi is the Warriors' "Avengers" equivalent, it's safe to say that I'll be looking at a lot of character rosters.



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In case you people don't know what this Warriors Orochi thing is, let me give a brief summary of the plots of each game so far. Warriors Orochi is....... well this series is predictably whack. The first game is about the three Chinese kingdom + Sengoku era warriors brought together because Orochi aka the Japanese 8 head snake demon comes to life & want to take over the world, so it's up to them to stop him. They did, then Warriors Orochi 2 happen which is the same thing, but with more characters & tweaked story. Then Warriors Orochi 3 happened and surprisingly, it's not a game about Orochi, but about Hydra & the 9 tailed fox Tamamo. I mean Orochi's still in the game, but it's about them instead. And this time the story mode is much more straightforward and it has chapters 1 till the end, unlike the ones before which are seperated into Wei, Wu, Shu, the Samurais and the evil Orochi faction.


4 continues the straightforward chapters story progression, and this time Koei decided to bring Zeus, Ares and Athena to the mix. Yes, now the Greek Gods joined the party, as well as Odin & Loki surprisingly enough. WHAT IS THIS, God Of War PS2 PS3 PS4 IN 1 GAME???


Kratos is in the game, but he's a generic commander. And also a couple of characters that are in PS4 God of War, but they're also just generic commanders. Surprisingly enough, there's also horsemen of the apocalypse. Yes, there's Death & War from what I see, and yes, they're just generic commanders. I think Koei's saving the playable upgraded versions for the Warriors Orochi 4 Godlike edition or something like that.


If you have ever played the latest Samurai Warriors & Dynasty Warriors except 9 which just sucks ass, then you have played Warriors Orochi. I mean seriously, the characters from those games are here & they play exactly the same as those games they're in. Warriors Orochi's gimmicks though is that you can have 3 characters in 1 go so you can switch them all on the fly, so if you've used the same moves as a character over and over again, you can switch and do the same thing with another character!


Thankfully 4 added another cool mechanic which makes things so much better, and that's the Greek magic skills. Each character are assigned their own special Greek weaponries, so Zhou Tai has a magic sword that drops meteors, Tadakatsu Honda has Poseidon's trident that brings water etc, and even though there are repeat weapons with a lot of characters, every single one of the characters has special ultimate attacks with those weapons, so there's a LOT of new moves you can do in this game like so.

There's also a "unity" attack, aka fill a bar & once it's full you can release a nuke that destroys enemies around you. Of course the problem that's in every other Warriors game is here too: it gets repetitive doing the same moves over and over and over again. I finished this game recently after many times of playing 3 missions in 1 day, only to get bored & play it much later when I don't feel bored. But at least in this game eventually I get energized & finally did a marathon finishing the story in 1 week instead of stop playing the game like other Dynasty/ Samurai Warriors games before because in those games every character + faction have their own story & to see everything you have to play every single character.


With these games I tend to have a personal favorite character in each series. Zhou Tai, Zhang He, Zhao Yun, Shangxiang and Xu Shu are my Dynasty Warriors picks while Sanada Yukimura, Hanzo, Tadakatsu and Magoichi are my Samurai Warriors picks. That goes out the window after the Greek & Norse gods are unlocked. My God, Ares broke the damn game so damn hard. He has a move where he ride his weapon like a surfboard while the weapon sucks every enemy in front of it, and then spit every enemy out at once. It got so chaotic that most of the time the game freezes because there are too many enemies on screen at once after the weapon spits everyone out.

Athena is also really damn good because she has laser attacks, and can petrify enemies while dealing insane damage.



Then there's Odin.


He stops time....... and his attacks clear crowds in an instant.......... he makes Lu Bu look like a kindergarten brat. 


You unlock them at the last chapter of the game after you play around 60+ characters in various missions, and it's safe to say that you will never return to those characters ever again once you unlock these guys. Man, this just makes me even more hyped for God of War 2 PS4!


22) Knights of Pen and Paper 2

Platform: PC

This is a sequel to the first game that was on iPhone about a D&D session that you take part in. You choose your characters & classes, and instead of it being just a typical "pick human dwarf elves" or whatevs, you can also pick what kind of teenager you are, whether it's "jocks, cheerleaders, surfer dude" or just a hipster, each have their own special stats & abilities. The game's combat is turn based, and exploration is done by walking through locations on a world map, as shown in this trailer.

There are a couple of dungeons you can enter, and most of the time you'll set off a trap, and you will get damaged once or twice because this game's way of dodging these traps is to have you roll a 20 number dice, and most of the time that dice number will not reach the safe number. Initiating combat can be from random encounters if you fail to roll your dice above the minimum "danger" number, or by going on an area & picking how many enemies you want to fight. This game is very self aware & silly, so expect a lot of characters just talking about geeky D&D stuff. It's quite fun overall.

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Completed: The Lion's Song
Platform: PC


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Goddamn, this gaming drought makes me play these old ass obscure games I got from Humble Bundle & the Epic Games Store free giveaways, which is interesting to see what these guys came up with. 


23) RiME

Platform: PC

This was that game with the pretty island & fox where you play as a boy exploring it.


But as it turns out, it's not really about that. Exploring the island is just stage 1, there are other stages that takes place inside that big white tower which involves some cool ass mind bending puzzles & explorations. Surprisingly for a puzzle-filled game, there's a bit of combat....... sort of. It's more like "grab a light orb & scream to it to get rid of dark men pestering you" more than actual combat. 


From the looks of the game, I thought "ok, this looks like a fun harmless exploration game with relaxing orchestra music. This should be fun." And it is fun & relaxing. Then the end of the game happened....... and now I'm sad........ Which I kind of see coming because in the stage select, the stages are named after the 5 stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Still though, WTF IS THIS?? First Horace, and now this game?? I want to feel good playing a happy game, not get sad after seeing surprisingly depressing shit! X(


24) Rising Dusk

Platform: PC

Ahhhh, now this game is more like it. This is..... quite an interesting take on a platformer. Remember Default Dan?


Weeeeellll, this game's kind of like that, BUT thankfully you don't die by getting coins! In this game, you can take coins scattered around a stage, but there's platforms that will disappear if you collected coins of the numbered platform. So if you see a number 1 platform, the platform will disintegrate if you touch it when you have 1 coin on you.

The stages have hidden items, and sometimes you either have to not collect any coin to get those items, or you have to collect a certain amount to get past the platform blocking the hidden collectible. It's quite fun! And it's pretty cute too. The game is based on Japanese ghost tales, so you'll see Japanese monsters like Kappas, umbrella ghosts, one-eyed dudes & ghosts hanging around, but thankfully you don't die if you touch them, instead they just shove you away. Well except the bosses which you have to beat. 


25) City Of Brass

Platform: PC

Got this for free from Epic Games Store a while ago, and actually a game I've been looking forward to playing for a long time because the dev made 2 neat iPhone Time Crisis esque shooter games called EPOCH 1 & 2. This is a first person hack n slash roguelike game taking place in a City Of Brass, which basically is like Aladdin's cave, but a city. And you're stuck inside this cursed city filled with many traps & enemies that wants to kill you. Hell in one part, there's even an enemy that's pretty much Dr Who's weeping angel, but thankfully you can kill them by throwing a bomb at their face. You're going to die over and over and over again in this game if you're not aware of your surroundings. It's always rewarding though with these roguelike games as you plow through a stage that gave you so many hard times.


Funnily enough, this game has 5 bosses, but the first 2 bosses are the tougher ones to beat. The other 3 are much easier to beat. I beat 1 dude by throwing a bomb once & he died in an instant, while the next one I just whip him & slice him with my sword 2 times. The final bosses are actually simple because all you do is go to a spot & whip their weakpoint, then you beat the game. After dying so many damn times from all the traps & enemies that killed you, it was worth it. 


26) The End Is Nigh

Platform: PC

The next game from the same sadist who created Binding of Isaac & Super Meat Boy, and this game is just as frustrating as Super Meat Boy, except this time this game is more like a much fairer I Wanna Be The Guy, without cool guest game cameos. I mean..... what's the point of a game where the controls are very slick & smooth, but the game is hair frustratingly precise with platforming that you will die 1000+ times, and there's no funny things like this to make you laugh?

In this game, the world ended through some nuclear bomb or something, and you're a blob guy thing named Ash who is stuck in the apocalypse with nothing but his game, which is pretty much this game but with Nintendo Gameboy colors & 8 bit music. He's live streaming the game in the beginning, which is pretty impressive that there's online in the apocalypse but oh well, and if you managed to beat it, you'll get an ending instantly. Which I can't even fathom beating in 1 flawless run because LOOK AT THIS SHIT!

If you die during this game (which you will), the game will brick itself & Ash has no choice but to go out of his apartment & for some reason, find 3 parts scattered in the deep2 stages so he can make a makeshift mannequin to become his friend........ that's the goal of this game & the reason you get killed 1000+ times over and over. Why not just pick one up from the damn rubles?


Fortunately, even though this game pissed me the hell off, it doesn't make me hate everything about it like Super Meat Boy, primarily because as you die over and over again, the awesome soundtrack kept me going. The songs are remixes of classical tunes. My favorite being the Hungarian Rhapsody remixes that's made famous by Tom & Jerry in one of their cartoons. 



This song is the first half which plays in the later stages where you climb up this high mountain full of clouds and ghosts.


And at the very end of the game, there is an escape sequence, and during it the second half of the Rhapsody plays which is just fucking awesome.


Surprisingly, collecting hidden items, which in this game means collecting tumors for yourself (ewwww) in this game actually will benefit you in the final stages because those tumors acts as extra lives as you die over and over and over and over again. And typical of this guy's game, you will get other endings & secret areas if you explore the world & find secret items. I am not collecting them all because I am not a masochist thank you very much!


27) The Bridge

Platform: PC

A puzzle game where you shift gravity to make objects fall into the right places so you can pass through. It's a trippy game.

I think your main character is supposed to be an inventor based on what little background information this game provides & the whole puzzles are about him discovering the next breakthrough.


Then it's all just a dream he has before he wakes up........... that was quite anticlimactic. And after you beat the game, you can play the entire game again but mirrored so everything is the other way. I ain't doing that again!



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Completed: Pokemon Shield
Platform: Switch

Some nice quality of life improvements with accessing a box anywhere to swap Pokemon, fast travel, no move wasting map traversal skills. Gives no useful information on many of the moves requiring you to look them up online along with how to evolve Pokemon. Dynamaxing is uninteresting, limited in use, and strategy and requires giving Pokemon an item to make it better for them. You need a higher level active Pokemon to catch Pokemon even if your badge level should let you catch them. EV training is still terrible. Gym challenges are too limited and its odd that even near the end of the game so many other trainers and story battles are still using 1-5 Pokemon. There is basically no plot until the end of the game or any of the "dungeons" or difficult areas I remember older games having and what plot there is is a lot more rushed, childish, and has basically nothing to do with anything typically going on compared to the previous games I've played. The world and areas you explore feel very small for the visual changes.


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Completed: Burning Force
Platform: Arcade


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28) Granblue Fantasy Versus

Platform: PS4

The next fighting game from Arc System Works based on a very popular mobile game in Japan. Really fun to play, despite its small roster size. Wonder if Fate will have their next fighting game one of these days after their PSP game years ago considering that Fate Grand Order is a huge thing now. Maybe a Melty Blood spiritual successor?


29) Carcassonne

Platform: PC

This is based on an existing board game of the same name, and the goal of this game is to be the king with the most property owned. You do this by placing randmized tiles & owning either a land, road or a field which will then be expanded upon if you choose. By the end of the game it'll look something like this

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This game is freaking hard, but I finally got the hang of it & won handily, but not before losing so many times because the CPU actually place their property on a field and that actually covers 60% of the entire land which fucked me over URGHHHHH


30) Ticket to Ride

Platform: PC

Another game based on an existing board game. This time it's about building the best railway track on a board filled with different trail lines, each with different colors.

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You'll have to get stacks of cards from a row of cards, 2 cards per person unless you pick a Joker rainbow cards but you'll be fine if you pick one of the randomized card deck. Also before the game starts, you're given a side objective to get a trainline from specific cities to connect to another. If you managed to make that train line, you'll get extra points in the end of the game. If not, points deducted. It's quite a fun game, and it feels awesome if you manage to make trainlines that goes all over the place from one city to the edge.



Now, with the existence of the game creation tool Dreams on PS4,

I got to play SO MANY THINGS. Mostly just short 2- 3 minutes tech demos. But some of the games are SO good & astonishingly complete, that these games deserve to be mentioned here. So next time I complete games from Dreams that I found to be really special & beyond what I expected, I will put them here on a special section in the Platform part so you guys can check them out. Best of all, you just have to have Dreams and everything is free!


31) Art's Dream

Platform: PS4: Dreams made game (Officially made game by Media Molecule, the dev behind Dreams)

This game is about a double bass player named Art who just left his band due to personal reasons, and the whole game is a multi-genre mashup of point & click, platforming adventure, music video viewing, and SO many more. It is a freaking thrill ride from beginning to the end, and with a bunch of awesome songs to listen as well. Here's just the first parts of this awesome game.


32) The Pilgrim

Platform: PS4: Dreams made game (community-made, specifically by narvikgutten & Majoneskongen)

This is the beginning of where I can see what the creative people using Dreams are capable of. This is a complete game you can play where you're a pilgrim going on an adventure to search for treasures + artifacts, while slaying monsters along the way.

It's crazy how many variety this thing has. At first it's just platforming. Then you have a lighting bolt attack to defend yourself from monsters, and the next you're playing a top down shooter, it's awesome. And it has multiple endings too depending on which path you want to take at the end. Well done dudes! Can't wait to play the next games you came up with!


33) The Outer Depths

Platform: PS4: Dreams made game (community-made, specifically by Greatscott2204)

This game...... is freaking awesome. And I am shocked at how many contents this game is. It's a horror game inspired by Alien Isolation where you're a part of a mining crew on planet Titan, but then one day there's monsters attacking the whole base, and so you have to try and survive. This right here is the demo for this game.

This game definitely takes inspiration from Alien Isolation, because most of the monsters in this game will kill you in 1 hit when they see you, and they react to how loud you are, and they can come out of nowhere without a clear pattern. Especially the tall one with just mouths on its head. There are cool things here like how you have to hack panels by using a hack tool, and later on you have to distract monsters in a security room to different parts of a base to let a friend pass through them, all the while staying silent because there's a monster right next to you. There's just so many stuff this guy made. At the moment this guy made chapter 1 till 5 of the game, each one getting more difficult & spookier, and you actually get a weapon on the later chapters + medkits. I spent 2+ hours playing this game until chapter 5, and there's going to be more chapters coming from this guy. He has made a much better horror game than most of those short games played by Markiplier on his channel. I can't wait for the next chapter & finish the journey!


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Completed: Unavowed
Platform: PC

"some good character moments for the main character"

Completed: Omega Boost 
Platform: Playstation

Completed: Vanark
Platform: Playstation

Star Fox style flight shooter, even complete with the worse ground based mission and a couple open sections instead of on rail levels (even fly under water at one point). Different weapons to equip into two slots and four underused wingmen to choose from. Each wingmen has stats for combat ability, combat experience, enemy analysis, and root analysis, I have no idea what some of that does and can only guess at others. Short and a decent game but controls aren't as tight as you would likely want them to be and the loss of the barrel roll hurts. Odd sections where you briefly and needlessly move through your ship Resident Evil tank control style for some story bits and once to explore another area for about a minute.

No screenshots with computer currently not being able to start.

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34) Minit

Platform: PC

This is that black and white Zelda NES esque game with the gimmick of you having only 1 minute to do your adventure before you die over and over and over again.

When I played this game I thought "ok so will this timer stop eventually?" and the answer is yes! At the end of the game. Turns out the reason why you're killed every 1 minute is because you picked up a cursed sword, and then afterwards you just have to deal with it. So the way to progress is pretty much you going to different npcs & listening to their demands. Each time you complete their demand, you'll gain a power up which will help you progress to the next part. You'll unlock safehouses which will respawn you to the last safehouse you just entered after you die, and later on you gain the ability to teleport to different safehouses. Trial and error, as well as dying over and over again is an occurrence in this game. It's quite fun for how minimalist everything is. And thankfully when you get to the final boss, you don't get sent back to your safehouse everytime you die. You just get respawned to the bossfight, and the boss' health doesn't reset, so it's a pretty easy bossfight. I can't imagine beating the boss if you had to start all the way at your safehouse again because that takes 40 seconds out of your precious 1 minute.


35) Moonlighter

Platform: PC

The game that I've waited for a while for the discount, only to get it for free in Epic Games Store. YAY!


When I saw the description of this game in Steam, I thought this game will be like another Enter the Gungeon with roguelike "start from the beginning straight to the end" kind of game. But nope, it's not that unforgiving thankfully. In this game you are a shopkeeper + warrior, and the game has 4 dungeons for you to explore, each with 3 areas, 2 minibosses & 1 boss. Then after you beat those 4 dungeons, you'll have to beat the final boss, which is surprisingly easy when you fully upgrade yourself. The core game is you stocking up on supplies, killing enemies while exploring randomized dungeons, take materials with you, go back home to sell those items while keeping the ones necessary for new armor + new weapons, kill the bosses when you're strong enough, and then do it 3 more times in the next dungeons. Rinse and repeat.


When you see the ridiculous price,

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you'll probably be overwhelmed. This is the second tier of weapon upgrades you can get, and 64 thousand gold may look like a lot considering the early parts of the game only give you around 3000 gold after you sell stuff. But oh don't you worry. When you progress through the game, you get materials that gives you a SHITton of money the harder the dungeon. And by the final dungeon, each time you go back home from exploring a dungeon alive, you will definitely earn 500,000 from a sale because you will get so many good high as hell price materials from your dungeon lootings. And by the end of the game, you'll be so rich that you fully upgrade your store & have a lot of leftover golds + items at your item box. 


36) Pitstop

Platform: PS4: Dreams made game (community-made, specifically by TheBlackHoodd)

Man, Dreams never fail to surprise me. This is yet another complete game made by a creative as hell user. This time it's a psychological horror game that starts off with you on a pitstop somewhere. I found this game from this guy getting scared out of his mind when he played it.

The part he played is only part 1. This game has even more stuff in it. WAY more stuff than I thought. You get chased by a chainsaw maniac, you fight these blob things that explode, then you have to deal with noises out of nowhere & get trapped in a school from hell itself. This game made me jumpy each time without fail, except one part involving stairs which requires precise jumping platforming, that I pretty much failed a lot before I finally get through it. Also the last part of the game which finally gives you a weapon to fight back which I was like "fuck yes, I'm comin for you bitch!". There's multiple endings to this game, and you get the best ending from collecting different white poltergeist collectibles scattered around the world, which is quite hard because these things are well hidden. And the best end is a sequel bait, which continues on the second game that's currently a WIP. This guy actually shows the making of process which you can see on his youtube channel.

I can't wait to play the sequel, right after I calm myself down and play happier games to get rid of the shock of the scares.


37) Immortal Planet

Platform: PC

This was a game I saw a while ago where it plays like Bastion, only with Dark Souls mechanic.

The story takes place in an ice planet where there's a lot of immortals stranded in it. And then they all went insane, as expected, and it's up to you to get the hell out of the planet as one of the last remaining sane immortals in that planet.


I like the combat here. It's Souls esque with the stamina bar, but to optimally damage enemies here require you to deplete their stamina bar, and when it's low enough, you bumrush them to stun them so you can hack them up, but if you bum rush them when their stamina is high, you'll get stunned yourself. This makes fighting various enemies always challenging, especially the bosses which are pretty cool. There's a lot of invisible platforms & pitfalls if you're not careful, and you will die in this game. A lot.


This game is surprisingly short though. I beat the entire game on the first run, collected every collectible + weapons & it only take 6 hours. There is a new game plus mode, or nightmare mode as they call it, and the cool thing about this is that you have a lot of stat buffs unlocked which in the normal mode only lets you select one. Of course it's a lot harder because you will have to fight a recurring enemy over and over again at certain point, he used to be an npc in the normal mode, and he will whoop your ass if you're not careful. But the good thing is that this mode is a lot easier than the normal mode because you get to level up WAY faster with how many XPs you will accumulate, and by fighting the recurring enemy over and over again, you will upgrade your estu ahem I mean your "blood injector" capacity way easily, so by the end your main character will be OP as hell that he will destroy the final boss in an instant with less difficulty than in normal mode. Overall, fun game.


38) The Stillness of the Wind

Platform: PC

Oh no...... yet another game that looks harmless, but ended up being depressing as hell. This game is about an old lady that lives in the middle of nowhere in a....... futuristic setting? Because something about space travel is mentioned here and there through letters but you don't actually see any future stuff. The game is like Harvest Moon where you just manage your farm, so you make cheese out of goat milk, get some eggs from the chickens to get yourself something to eat, water plants + crops you decided to plant, and occasionally a friendly messenger who you're friends with will come over to send you letters from your family & trade you stuff necessary for your farm to survive. It's definitely on the repetitive side, but it's strangely relaxing. You'll be a cheese maker in no time once you milk your goats.


That is until the day where it starts to rain 2 times consecutively. Then everything turns to shit & there is nothing you can do about it. You just have to accept your fate, and that feels bad especially when you had done so much cheese making & finding out that all of them went bad because of the weather & you just have to accept it.......... DAMN IT, I want a happy game, not another depressing one! What is with these games I played these 2 months?? DX

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Completed: Guns, Gore & Cannoli
Platform: PC


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39) Dust Runner

Platform: PS4 (Dreams made game (community-made))

This is another Dreams made game by a guy named Laurence Castillo. And boy howdy does this guy put his name everywhere in his games. This game's surprisingly longer than expected too, and it's a Mirror's Edge platformer parkour game where you jump on a lot of platforms while doing puzzles here and there. Thankfully there's no fall damage, which is good because you will probably fall a lot from how precise some of the platforming are. The story takes place in a post-apocalyptic time where most of the world turns into a desert wasteland after a meteor fall on earth, and you're one of the last surviving humans trying to find his father that went from an expedition that he never returned to. And you'll pretty much be given many expositions through texts, and boy howdy are there a LOT of text to see through here, with a lot of spelling & grammar errors. I wish this game give you the option to just skip texts so you don't have to wait 3+ minutes for the texts to finish before continuing the game. Impressive work regardless though, even if the ending is quite anticlimactic.


Here's someone playing the first few chapters of this game. There's a LOT more to play after this part.


40) Raging Loop

Platform: PC

Ever seen or play the mind party game Werewolf or Mafia where the person assigned the role of a werewolf/mafia must keep their identity hidden while the humans have to figure out who's the wolf/mafia & hunt them down? This visual novel is pretty much that, but mixed with Groundhog Day as well. You play as a university student that recently broke up with his girlfriend, and he unfortunately stumbled upon this village where he is forced to play this twisted Werewolf game with the other inhabitants, and have to do it over and over again because of a curse that prevents him from escaping. Many deaths & mindgames ensues, and it's AWESOME.

This game is pretty similar to another VN Higurashi When They Cry. You know the one where you're a high schooler & have to repeat the same days over and over again while getting killed all the time by an unknown force. Except in this game, you have to play Werewolf. And you have to jump through different timelines after you went through a path which most likely leads to your death, like the Zero Escape games. I can't say anything more because spoilers obvs, but the best part about this game is when you think the game is completed, you're given "revelation mode", where it pretty much gives inner monologues to many characters during the game's many routes so you know what they're thinking, and also have extra scenes which show you the perspective of other characters besides your main character during certain events. This is a really good way to give replayability to a VN game that I am surprised that it's not used in other VNs I played. And the best part is it adds a lot of funny shit to serious scenes, so you don't feel depressed for going through sad moments all over again. But that's not all! There are also epilogue chapters that give many more extra scenes for a couple of the main characters during the main game. And after seeing them, I really want to see a sequel to this game to continue the story of this game's universe. Looking forward to seeing what's next if it comes to it!

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Completed: Assault Suit Leynos (2015)
Platform: PC

Completed: Rolling Thunder 3
Platform: Genesis

Side scrolling shooter that I find much more playable than the previous incredibly cheap arcade games. Basic move set of shooting forward, shooting diagonally upwards, a jump that you can often use to swing yourself up to the higher level of the stage, and using your knife or special weapon. Short motorcycle and jet ski level to break up the on foot sections. Scenes in between the stages tell a dull generic story for a game of this style. Ok for its time but nothing particularly memorable.


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41) Mýrdalssandur, Iceland

Platform: PC

Aahhhhhh, finally a game that looks like a relaxing time, and it's not another secretly depressing game. This is what I call a scenery porn game because you just explore this little beach area which is a recreation of a place in Iceland, photographing specific places that's requested by the game's photo hunt. I gotta say, this place looks pretty sweet, and very cold.

After finishing the game, it turns out the dev plan to have New Zealand included too in the future. This is sweet because I've been there before, and that place is really damn beautiful. Can't wait to see how well it's recreated!


42) Kamen Rider Agito

Platform: PS1

Played this game because I'm feeling nostalgic. Oh. OH. OOOOHHH. NOSTALGIA

I played this game so much when it was out. Back then Kamen Rider shows & their PS1 games were popular at my school, and they're actually pretty damn good games. Shame that Kuuga & Agito doesn't have as much content as Kamen Rider & V3, but it's still good fun to play. What I like about these games besides the fun gameplay is the gallery mode. Basically in each of these games, after you play through the game's many modes from story to just a simple VS mode, you're given points that you can use to play a gacha card collecting minigame, and from that you can get various screenshots of the TV show, as well as unlocking new characters to play. This is the first game series that I remember that has these things. Best of all, it actually gives you unlockables that justify it, and it doesn't cost real money! Unlike nowadays..........


Agito's card collecting is different because here you partake in a shooting minigame instead by shooting flying card packs. Each time you finish a story mode for one of the 3 characters in the show, Agito, Gills & G3, you'll get around 10 points that you can collect & use to do these minigames or to upgrade G3's arsenal. Collecting the cards will let you unlock more characters in the game, and if you collect all of them, you'll unlock the best character in the game: G4

I remember when fighting games have more than 1 characters that you unlock, and there's no need for dlcs........... We need it back.

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Completed: The Hong Kong Massacre
Platform: PC

Plays like a fast paced Hotline Miami that trades the melee combat and stealth elements for Hong Kong dive, rolls, and slow motion filled shoot outs. Pick from duel pistols, a shotgun, rifle, or a single and later upgrade-able to duel SMGs. Base gameplay is a lot of fun if you want something simple.

Suffers from a lack of variety, four dull boss fights that all play the same, same three challenges on ever level. Occasionally some movement issues, like diving over balconies to other buildings not working, or enemies that don't really react to things movement wise. Just standing around while you are shooting in the room or even right by them from a different room. They will usually react and shoot if they get a shot, it just looks odd and I mistook quite a few of them for environment props.


Completed: Mad Stalker: Full Metal Force
Platform: Playstation

Playstation version, visual update no story cutcenes from PC Engine. Robot beat em up. Not too interesting. Short, one main character to use (five to unlock with a code but they have less moves), limited enemy variety and some awkward height differences.


Completed: Front Mission 5
Platform: PS2


Completed: Choutetsu Brikinger Ironclad
Platform: Neo Geo CD (PC)


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Hunkering down in my apartment while the city I'm in is experiencing 70% lockdown, man this really feels like a movie in real life. And what perfect way to get through things than by playing these:

43) The Stanley Parable

Platform: PC

Epic Games Store free game does it again. This time it's this legend. I'm playing it to see how this classic holds up today, and well, it holds up pretty well! The jokes are still funny, the many endings you get are varied & absurd, and the narrator is still great as always. He's the one who started the whole snarky overseer in games that controls everything movement that many games after this follow. ICEY, Dr. Langeskov The Tiger whatever that game was with the long title, Superliminal, Beginner's Guide, that abomination that was Getting Over It with Bennet "I made this to torture you" Foddy, well to be fair 2 of them are made by the same people from Stanley Parable. 


We're going to get an Ultra Deluxe remake, so I am waiting for how crazy things will get this time!

44) Nioh 2

Platform: PS4


45) DOOM Eternal

Platform: PC


Reviews for these 2

Nioh 2's more like a giant expansion pack to Nioh 1 than an actual sequel because of how similar most of it is, but it's still very lengthy & with the same fun as the first. The enjoyment you get for the game is the same as whether or not you think the Dynasty/Samurai Warriors or Assassin's Creed sequels' samey gameplay gets you bored or not because they're the same thing as before.


Doom Eternal's current GOTY. Nuff said.


46) Max Payne: with Kung Fu mod

Platform: PC

Ahhhhh how nostalgic this game brings me. I remember playing the original PC game with my cousin/ actually not really blood related but my mom and his mom are great friends & we know each other like family. Didn't understand english back then, but now I'm just laughing hard at the game's many constipated faces of Sam Lake in his various overacting stills. And the game's even better with the kung fu mod, though I think it's a fuckton harder because most enemies have Desert Eagle & shotguns that kills you in 1 hit. I don't understand why there's no sections where you fight unarmed enemies because isn't the point of this coolass mod so that you can do kung fu duels with them? Why is it only in the tutorial & the game just have enemies that guns you down which defeats the purpose of having cool kung fu moves? And the thing is you level up your kung fu with each moves you do, which you can easily level up by just infinitely beating the crap out of 1 enemy with alternating kung fu moves over and over again, but unfortunately it resets itself everytime you finish a part because of the dream sequence. 


Also for some odd reason, the game gets mega glitchier with the kung fu mod. There are a lot of times where characters who are supposed to walk normal in cutscenes just stand in place for 1 minute, so I was waiting for them to just hurry up and do their thing because you can't skip cutscenes in the game. Also enemy npcs can just stand in place, especially Vinnie Gognitti who I shot to pieces because he just stand on a stair when he's supposed to walk down. The biggest offender is the dream sequences. FUCK THESE SHITS. I get stuck in a corner constantly, I can't freaking jump during the blood trail segment, and I ended up just skipping the part 3 level entirely because it became completely unplayable. Good thing I finished the game so I don't have to go through all that again!


Max Payne 2's Elements of Style mod is Kung Fu mod done to its absolute justice. I will so play that game again with that mod.


47) Resident Evil/ Biohazard Revelations

Platform: PC

Finally finished this game at last. I was halfway through this game on my 3DS, but I stopped playing because Virtue's Last Reward happened. And because of one character which I will mention down bellow, amongst other things. Recently Humble Bundle has a Capcom bundle which has Megaman 11, so many other games this one included, so it's the best time to actually finish this unfinished business.


People who prefer this over 6 has got to be freaking joking. I mean yes, the gameplay is good & it has the usual backtracking & puzzles used in the old games with many keys to be found which appeals to them, but that's just unfair. 6 continues the style of 5 with many different levels that doesn't backtrack, so it makes sense that the game is more straightforward with different levels, and it's not like 6 ignores puzzles that's present in previous games. There's levels that make you do puzzles here & there without them being too pace breaking, making it an awesome pitstop before the action ramps up. Revelations, on the other hand, does have the classic puzzles & backtracking which are quite nice. The upgradeable weapons, scanning with your scan gun for items & herbs & the boss fights are fun to do. The final boss is pretty cool because it's more like something out of House of the Dead boss fight. But it doesn't excuse the many2 WTF is this shit moment that I can't believe is in this game.


First off, what the fuck is up with the plot of this game? This is what I can describe as trying WAY too hard to be like a detective thriller tv show. The story is like a game that just takes itself way too seriously most of the time, even though everything is more akin to something out of Phoenix Wright. In the end the reason behind many of the twists are pointless anyway because the bad guy catches up to the whole plot & are 2 steps ahead. And the worst part is that it could all been avoided with WAY less complications. Even Chris, the person who is notoriously dim that can't even figure out obvious signs, said "wait, why not just let me & Jill in on the whole thing so we can avoid this shit?" To which the answer is "we don't want the bad guys to know." WHAT?? So you think that letting these 2 trustworthy people know = the bad guys knowing, even though you have 1 other person that does your plan for you already which is risky as hell because that person alone is sent to do the job??? THAT'S NOT HOW IT WORKS YOU FUCKING MORON!!!


Second, the many2 RIDICULOUS new characters introduced in this game. For some reason, there are some questionable character designs in the game that makes me question what drugs were the designers on. You may have already seen Carrot Top Conan O Brien

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But you have not seen the worst yet. Here's Parker Luciani, or brown haired Bob who had a diet but not too much like in his ending in Tekken 6


Here's Jessica the nympho


Wha..... WHAT??? WTF IS THIS CHARACTER DESIGN??? She's more like a character from Charlie's Angels!


Here's who I can describe as lighter-skinned Kevin Hart


This guy is one of the 2 comedic duos in this game. The other being this pretentious twat, aka the WORST character in the entire game


His codename is Jackass............ he chose that codename for himself btw, and that's just the start. This guy is the reason why I stopped playing the game on my 3DS for many years. For whatever reason, the game gives him many movie quotes, while also having him act so damn smug to everyone else, especially his poor partner who just have to deal with his bullshit all the time. Everything this guy said is irritating & makes me want to grab a damn table and throw it at his fucking face, and I don't know why, but the voice actor picked for him has to sound so up his own ass that it makes the guy even more annoying. He is also responsible for the absolute worst part in the game where you have to defend yourself from zombie dogs + hunters onslaughts, while he just won't shut the fuck up & does anything to help because he has to hack into a computer till it reaches 100%. Sure I can handle the defense, but PLEASE STOP TALKING YOU PIECE OF SHIT!


And the worst part? All 5 of these characters? They all have big importance to the plot, and the game gave all of them a lot of moments which makes them deeper than they should have. Yes, even the pretentious twat, who for some unexplained reason actually is responsible for solving the mystery of the game's first half, AND is the tech expert who rescues Jill from impending death. HIM.


So let me get this straight. You killed off Luis Sera, a character that has 1000 times more charm and more likeable who could actually be a great future character that helps the heroes

and you instead make an unfunny bald-headed pretentious techie who looks like he belongs in a Michael Bay Transformer movie be the SAVIOR OF ONE OF THE BEST CHICKS IN RESIDENT EVIL HISTORY?? I CAN'T FUCKING BELIEVE IT EITHER!


Lastly, and the worst of all, there's just a lot of dumb moments, especially from Parker aka not that fat Bob. I figured out how the plot is the instant I see Carrot Top Conan O Brien, and this Parker just doesn't question how fucking suspicious Carrot Top is, until the halfway point where it's too late. Then there's one part where he potentially could have stopped even further disaster from happening, but he did something stupid that risks the lives of everyone. THEN at the near end of the game, he does the "go on without me" moment where he's about to fall into flames, and then he falls anyway, BUT THEN HE'S STILL ALIVE IN THE NEXT SCENE?? WHA AZSDEAOASO WHY HOW???? WHY DO YOU PUT THAT MOMENT IN THE GAME IF HE'S GOING TO SURVIVE ANYWAY??? IT MAKES NO SENSE!!!! ARAWEASEOANFAISFBNASOUDAOSDASDOAA!!!!!!


This game is the equivalent of a filler episode of a tv show, but with some of the characters potentially having a bigger part for the actual tv show episode down in the future. I don't know why that the game ends with a sequel bait with some of the characters which means yes, unfortunately we're going to see them in future games. Thank God Revelations 2 is WAYYY better & I actually am looking forward to seeing how that game's plot will continue in the future games, unlike this game which I just dread when the characters return.

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