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Charge Kid, a new open source platformer where each jump is a puzzle

By Liam Dawe,
Up for some more open source gaming fun? Charge Kid, released on June 30 is a platformer that makes you think about your jumps and turns every single one into a puzzle.

The 'Update of Plenty' has arrived for Dead Cells - revamping lots

By Liam Dawe,
The 19th update for Dead Cells is a bit of a big one, overhauling quite a lot of game mechanics and the overall difficulty.

Now crowdfunding - Neko Ghost, Jump! blends 2D and 3D puzzle-platforming

By Liam Dawe,
After a puzzle-platformer that's a little unique and challenging? Neko Ghost, Jump! blends together traditional 2D platforming and 3D modes to offer a fresh take.

Skul: The Hero Slayer gets a Dead Cells crossover

By Liam Dawe,
Skul: The Hero Slayer just got a big update with a Dead Cells crossover character ability, not that I needed any excuse to jump back into Skul: The Hero Slayer.

Vernal Edge is now funded bringing great pixel-art and enemy-juggling combat

By Liam Dawe,
With a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter that's now finished, Vernal Edge from Hello Penguin is now officially on the way to Linux.

Digging puzzle adventure platformer 'Something Ate My Alien' is out now

By Liam Dawe,
A thorough mixture of genres that all fit together quite nicely is what you will find with Something Ate My Alien.

Tallowmere 2 could be my next favourite dungeon-crawling action platformer

By Liam Dawe,
After playing a bunch of Tallowmere 2: Curse of the Kittens by solo dev Chris McFarland during the Steam Game Festival, I'm annoyingly hooked on the absurdness of it.

Humorous story-driven, platformer metroidvania Clunky Hero is funded

By Liam Dawe,
Chaosmonger Studio who are also working on the sci-fi adventure ENCODYA have managed to succeed on Kickstarter again with their platformer metroidvania Clunky Hero.

Combo-driven roguelite action platformer Fury Unleashed is getting online play

By Liam Dawe,
After launching in May with added Linux support, Fury Unleashed is set to get a big update in a few months adding in online play based on feedback from players.

GONNER2 announced bringing even more colourful action

By Liam Dawe,
IGF-winning game GoNNER is getting a sequel! GONNER2 was announced today by Art in Heart and Raw Fury, bringing an even more colourful platformer-shooter and it's due out this year.

Tallowmere 2 looks like an insanely good roguelike platformer

By Liam Dawe,
Tallowmere 2: Curse of the Kittens, a name I would expect from something entirely different to what the trailer shows and you need to see this.

Bloody and difficult action platformer They Bleed Pixels is now on itch.io

By Liam Dawe,
They Bleed Pixels is full of pixel blood, lots of action and it's genuinely a lot of fun if you can master the combat. It's also now available DRM-free on itch.io.

Dungeons of Clay has a wild style and a lot of action

By Liam Dawe,
The latest game from ShotX Studio has been announced with Dungeons of Clay, an ever-changing action-platformer dungeon crawler and it looks great.

Story-driven metroidvania Clunky Hero has you fight drunk bees

By Liam Dawe,
From the same Nicola Piovesan and Chaosmonger Studio who are currently working on the point and click ENCODYA, they've announced a second game with Clunky Hero.

Try out some strategy, superpowers and sabotage in Jumpala

By Liam Dawe,
A competitive platformer like no other and one I'm already very fond of, Jumpala now has a demo on Steam ahead of the release later this year.