Adult Swim Games has become an astounding source of great indie games over the course of the past few years. Their selection of creative, unique flash games has slowly evolved into a selection of creative, unique standalone releases, and Westerado stands as a terrific example of that transformation. Originally released in 2013 as a free flash game, the game has been filled with additional content and given a full Steam release as Westerado: Double Barreled.
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Kirby may be Nintendo’s most under-appreciated mascot. In addition to a series of mostly excellent platformers, the pink puffball has been the star of many of Nintendo’s biggest experiments. He’s been a pinball and a puzzle piece, starred in minigame collections, been turned to yarn, and was featured in Nintendo’s first tilt-based game–years before the Wii. Perhaps the most successful of these experiments was Canvas Curse, an early DS game which was the first to make a compelling argument for touch controls.
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The titular Order is group of knights who passed their titles down from King Arthur’s court. You play as Sir Galahad, tasked with defending steampunk England from rebel incursions and werewolves and… rebel werewolves.
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It’s Lego meets Minecraft in this early access title. Stepping away from their prolific series of inoffensive if uninspired licensed games, Traveler’s Tales finally brings us what we always imagined a real Lego video game would be–a world built entirely out of bricks, where you could tear down a mountain and rebuilt it into a castle.
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The final chapter in the Arkham trilogy, Arkham Knight once again casts you as the Dark Knight Detective as you defend Gotham City from some of its greatest villains. The big bad guy this time around is Scarecrow, who wants to cover the city–and the entire eastern seaboard–in his patented fear toxin. And he’s essentially declared war on Gotham, bringing in a private militia to take over, along with the titular Arkham Knight, a mysterious figure who seems to have all Batman’s gear and moves–and, naturally, is obsessed with killing the Dark Knight.
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