Terraria Revisited

Terraria

Developer: Re-Logic
Publisher: See Above
Released on May 16, 2011

Terraria is a 2-D sandbox game that lets the player choose their own adventure, being given the freedom to craft whatever their heart desires. It combines elements of classic sprite games with open-world exploration to motivate players to survive by building houses, crafting stronger tools, digging through caverns, recruiting NPCs, and of course, defending them from monsters of the night.

Genre: Action-Adventure Sandbox RPG

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My review on FEZ

F E Z

Developer: Polytron Corporation
Publisher: Trapdoor
Released on May 01, 2013

FEZ at a first glance appears to be a typical 2D platformer game but you’ll soon realize that there is more than meets the eye in this world which tests the limits of space and time. You are Gomez, a humanoid who is sent on a journey, to explore the 3D world which is hidden by one’s perception of what’s in front of them. 

Genre: An Indie Platform Adventure Game

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Review

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Review

Developer: Big Huge Games, 38 Studios
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Released on Feb 07, 2012

From the creators of Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Kingdoms of Amalur is an open-world RPG taking place in the midst of a war between immortals and mortals. And as predicted, you’re the chosen one, the first warrior to be brought back to life. Choose your own fate and evolve your character using the one and only Destiny system. 

Genre: An Action-RPG Title

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A Review of RimWorld

RimWorld on Steam

Developer: Ludeon Studios
Publisher: Same as above
Released on July 15, 2016

If you were stranded in a dangerous world with nothing besides a few of your friends and some basic supplies, how long do you think you’d survive? Fortunately, there are games that let you find out the answer without risking your life. Rimworld gives you the chance to take on aspects of human colonization to a whole new level, by simulating the challenges of building an empire.

Genre: Indie-Strategy Simulator

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Borderlands 2 Review

Borderlands 2 on Steam

Developer: Gearbox Software
Publisher: 2K Games, Aspyr
Released on Sep 18, 2012

Borderlands 2 is a first-person shooter set five years after the events of the first game when the main antagonist Handsome Jack took over Hyperion Corp. and turned Pandora into a police state. At the start, a group of Vault Hunters is seen aboard a train, probably in search of the Vault, as the place is loaded with priceless Iridium. 

Genre: 1st Person Action-RPG

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