Weeklong Deals for 10/5/20

More like Midweek Deals, amirite? Ha, ha… In all seriousness, some weeks it’s a bit of a stretch for me to even get this little feature out, and obviously this is one of those weeks. But there’s enough good stuff in there here Weeklong Deals that it would just kill me to leave all of you in the lurch, so here we are, recounting Monday’s deals on a Thursday.

In other news, Star Wars: Squadrons has been a big hit around here, after streaming the full campaign last week and getting into some multiplayer action last night. If I don’t manage a full review of this one (one’s in the works!), know that this is the preeminent Star Wars flight sim and should absolutely be on the list of any fan. We also started up the absolutely lovely Spiritfarer this week, and we’ll be cracking into Little Misfortune at last on Friday. I’ll be working in as much horror as I can this month, despite the late start and lack of proper Spooktober festivities, but part of that is going to be Amnesia: Rebirth when it releases on the 20th!


Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (Review) – Proof that good Castlevanias didn’t die, they just left Konami with IGA

RUINER (Review) – Intense cyberpunk action that absolutely nails the atmosphere

Ash of Gods: Redemption (Review) – Grim tactical RPG with tons of depth and choice

Sacred 2 Gold (Review) – Confusing, janky, and one of the biggest, most open ARPGs you could ask for

The Town of Light (Review) – Solid psychological horror that may hit too close to home for some

The Darkside Detective (Review) – Utterly charming episodic supernatural adventures

The Flame in the Flood (Review) – Colorful, contemplative roguelike adventure

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (Review) – The definitive version of this rollicking metroidvania

Unforgiving – A Northern Hymn (Review) – Intense horror adventure steeped in Swedish folklore

Sir, You Are Being Hunted (Review) – Pretty good attempt at open-world stealth

The Dream Machine (Review) – Impressive stop-motion adventure through creepy dreamscapes

Submerged (Review) – The rare case of incredible atmosphere saving rote, repetitive gameplay

City of Brass (Review) – Unique first-person action roguelike with excellent combat mechanics

Haque (Review) – A simple-looking roguelike with more going on than it seems

Smoke and Sacrifice (Review) – Lush crafting adventure that takes you across a strange subterranean world

Bunker Punks (Review) – Powerfully retro FPS roguelike

Volume (Review) – Neat little arcadey stealth game with uncommonly good writing

Miasmata (Review) – The one true hardcore walking sim

The Light Keeps Us Safe (Review) – A tragically unfinished stealth adventure with incredible atmosphere

OK/NORMAL (Review) – Impressive PS1-style horror joint

Depths of Peril (Review) – Super indie ARPG with very unique mechanics

Earth Atlantis (Review) – Compact, open-world-ish shmup with a great art style


Hero Siege (Review) – Just an absolutely bizarre mess of arena combat and loot and tedium

Neverending Nightmares (review) – A+ for atmosphere, D- for gameplay

Rise of Insanity (Review) – If you’ve played one indie horror walking sim, you’ve played this one

Squishy the Suicidal Pig (Review) – Good hook for a puzzle platformer, but really falls apart

Diorama Dungeoncrawl (Review) – I wanted to like this one but it’s just too frustrating

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