Weeklong Deals for 12/9/19

I know what you’re thinking. We just had the big Thanksgiving Sale, and the mega Winter Sale starts next week. So what are we doing here with these Weeklong Deals? Well, there might be some awesome deals to shine a light on, like City of Brass for a scant four bucks. There might be someone out there who’s just desperate for a new game right the hell now, and can’t hold it for another ten days. Or it might just be that these Weeklong roundups are such a habit that I can’t stop doing them. Who can say, really?

In the end, just enjoy the wall of reviews. Also we’re gonna play Frog Detective 2 tonight over on Twitch so deffo show up for that.

Maybe buy this?

Dawn of Man (Review) – Very solid village-builder set in the prehistoric era

Pillars of Eternity (Review) – Extremely dense with its writing, but otherwise a stand-out CRPG

City of Brass (Review) – Awesome first-person roguelike with excellent mobility and combat options

Shadowrun Returns (review) – More of a proof-of-concept of the games that followed, but still a fine little CRPG

Deep Sky Derelicts (Review) – Very cool sci-fi dungeon crawler with RPG card-based combat

Apsulov: End of Gods (Review) – One of the most unique first-person horror games you’re likely to skulk through

Blood and Bacon (Review) – Peak dumb fun for an arena-based FPS

The Town of Light (Review) – Quality horror walking sim that’s going to make you very, very uncomfortable

Dead Effect 2 (Review) – Middling sci-fi zombie shooter with a wild character progression system

BUTCHER (Review) – Hilariously gory, hilariously hard platform shooter

Slain: Back from Hell (Review) – Janky, challenging platformer with all the metal you can handle

FRAMED Collection (Review) – Clever noir puzzler about rotating comic panels to make stories

Submerged (Review) – Thin on gameplay, big on atmosphere

9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek (Review) – Wonderfully kitschy hidden object game

Orbt XL (Review) – Fun little arcadey thing where you try to maintain your orbit

Haunted Past: Realm of Ghosts (review) – Decent little horror hidden object joint

Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart (Review) – Bit dated but still one of the best hidden object games I’ve played

Hero of the Kingdom II (Review) – My personal favorite in this chill trading sim series

Black Paradox (Review) – Super rad retro side-scrolling shmup

Theatre Of The Absurd (Review) – Yeah, it’s pretty absurd!

Pocket Kingdom (Review) – Charming little puzzle platformer

Letter Quest (Review) – Fun but challenging typing game

Daily Chthonicle: Editor’s Edition (Review) – Extremely cool horror management sim

 

Please don’t buy this.

Bloody Trapland 2: Curiosity (Review) – Challenging precision platformer with terrible controls? PASS.

Neverending Nightmares (review) – Great aesthetic, horribly tedious gameplay

Dead Effect (Review) – Unremarkable sci-fi zombie FPS

INFERNIUM (Review) – Once again, looks great, but all kinds of boring and frustrating

1 Screen Platformer (Review) – I mean, yeah, you CAN make a platformer with just one screen… but why?

Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals (Review) – Go read the comic books instead

Razenroth (Review) – Zzzzzzz

NeverEnd (Review) – Like Isaac except devoid of anything interesting

rooMaze (Review) – Could be a cool voxel dungeon crawler if the difficulty wasn’t insane

Vertiginous Golf (Review) – Utterly joyless minigolf

Langoth (Review) – …What?

Ultionus: A Tale of Petty Revenge (Review) – No.

Crab Dub (Review) – oh god i forgot all about this and now im mad again

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