I’ve bought this game some humble bundle ago, but I played it last week to test the joypad…and I must admit that I’ve been surprised of the beauty of this little game. Aquaria is a 2D sidescrolling action-adventure computer game designed by the independent game company Bit Blot, which developed and originally published the game. [...]
Article by David Rhys Forward, first publish on Full Circle Magazine #77
Faster Than Light (more commonly known as FTL) is a top-down, real-time strategy game on Steam, made by indie team Subset Games. The player takes control of the crew in a space vessel that’s in possession of critical information that must be delivered to an allied fleet several sectors away. However, to make the game more challenging, you are pursued by a large rebel fleet in every sector.
In keeping the story simple, the team has been able to create an indepth management system. You must maintain the ship when it’s damaged and make difficult decisions when under attack. For example, jumping in the middle of battle or taking energy from one source to power a weapon.