There will be times when you play a game, and it instantly reminds you a game from your past, but then you find out that it may look and feel the same, but it is entirely different and really unique in its own way, so you play the game and have so much fun that you think “this should have been the original game.” That’s how Rainbogeddon feels. It’s a Pacman game, but then, it’s not a Pacman game. And you love it anyway.
Rainbogeddon lets you control a little worm like creature whose goal is to collect all of the pills in each level, and after doing so, the worm can go on to the next level, giving you more pills to collect, a few more enemies to stop you on your way, and a few more powerups to help you out.
As mentioned, each level will have a lot of pills. Collecting these pills is the only way to finish each level. To do so, you will move your worm thing around the map using the arrow keys, each key moving the worm to the arrow’s respective direction. Collecting pills though is not as easy as it sounds. There will be enemies around the map that will try to catch you and stop you from collecting all the pills. A single touch from those enemies will be enough to kill you, so watch out. To help you out though, there will also be different powerups scattered through the level. One of these powerups will be a bomb that can be dropped and will explode after a few seconds; any enemy and wall within the explosion will disappear. There’s a couple more powerups in later levels, but I’ll leave that to you to discover.
Rainbogeddon is pretty simple, especially for those that have played Pacman before. If anything else, this game is more fun than Pacman, with all the powerups and its smart enemy AI, this game does not disappoint.
It’s been hard to find a good RPG lately, and most especially ones that don’t really need you to buy an expensive console to play just 3 or 4 games on. Sonny is a solid RPG that uses the old age method of turn based tactical combat, but gives it a bit of a twist. What makes Sonny even better is it has a very good story, and along with using the great tried and tested mechanics, it’s a game you’d really be missing out on if you don’t play it.
Once you choose to start a new game, you will be given a choice between 4 classes, each of which will have different specialties and weaknesses. These classes are the Destroyer, which excels in physical combat and survival, the Guardian, balanced in both physical and magical attacks and has high survivability, the Assassin, able to throw out a huge burst of damage in a few turns but is highly vulnerable because of low health, and the Gunslinger, dishing out magical damage like no one’s business along with a bit of healing spells but has the least health of all. With all of the choices, players are given a few different styles for playing the game.
Once you have chosen your class, Sonny throws you into the game as, well, Sonny, a guy who lost everything, including his memory, and is somehow on board a sinking ship that is filled with soldiers trying to kill everyone. Sonny is helped out by a blind guy, and that’s where Sonny’s adventure as a guy who remembers nothing begins.
The game is pretty much your traditional RPG when it comes to battles. Everything is turn based, and a bit of strategy is required if you really want to survive. Each turn, you can choose to attack an enemy by clicking a target enemy and choosing your attack, or to use defensive skills by clicking your character and choosing any available defensive moves. Defeating enemies will give you experience points, money, and a few items if you’re lucky. Every time a battle ends, you will be taken to a sort of menu where you can choose to either buy equipment to make you stronger, upgrade or reset your stats and skills, train by defeating enemies that are the same level as any enemies in the area, or fight the next enemy to progress the story.
Sonny can take a few hours to beat, but is definitely worth the investment of time. Consoles can cost a lot, but if you already have a computer that works (doesn’t even need to be high spec) and want a good RPG to keep you company, give Sonny a try, you won’t regret it.
Bomb squads have the hardest job in the world. Everything around a bomb they’re defusing is in danger and the lives of everyone around that same bomb is in jeopardy, and all of those is in the bomb squad’s hands. What happens if suddenly, you became part of that squad? Defuse It is a bomb disarming game that will take all of your wits and patience to the test and see if you have grace under pressure. It’s even better played with a friend!
The game starts once you click on the Play game button on the menu, so before pressing that, I advise you to download the bomb manuals. Downloading the manual can be done by clicking the Download Manual button on the main menu. You can also choose the difficulty (if this is your first time playing and you are playing alone, doing the easy difficulty is highly advised). Playing with a friend is definitely recommended as you will need someone to read the manual as you try to defuse the bomb, or someone to defuse it as you read the manual, whatever works for you. If you are playing alone, I recommend reading the manual first before playing so you know where to read once you encounter a problem with the bomb.
Once a game starts, the defuser will see a bomb on the screen with different parts. Each part is a puzzle that needs to be solved in order to defuse the bomb. Each part will have a page of instructions on the manual and following those instructions will defuse that particular part. Once all parts are done, the bomb will be defused, and you win. If one or more parts are unsolved once the timer reaches zero, the bomb explodes and you lose.
The key to winning this game is to get a good partner and to keep talking with each other to make sure that each part is taken care of with the quickest time possible. It’s very fun and very challenging, so getting a friend out to play this is worth the trouble.
Ever wonder if your hand-eye coordination is better than your ear-hand coordination? Well, wonder no more! Audio Reaction Time will answer half of that question for you by giving you your reaction time using sound. It’s not really a competition since age can be a factor, but getting a good score may be harder than some people think.
So, playing the game is actually pretty simple control wise and gam wise. Everything can be played with a single button. You can either press the space bar or your mouse’s left button, whichever you are most comfortable with. When the game starts, they will instruct you to press whatever you want to use when you hear a sound. Once you do, you will be given the result of your speed. The lower the result, the faster your reaction was. You will be given five tries per game. It’s not very hard, and you can get other people in on the game to see which one of you will have the fastest reactions.
After playing the game, remember to read the description of the game below the game to give you a better understanding of the game’s history and anything that may have affected your result. Learning about your ear-hand coordination is cool and can give you a better understanding of your own skills.
The market for puzzle games has become huge in the past few years, but that doesn’t mean it’s all good. There are plenty of puzzle games that are either too easy or too hard, so people walk away from them. Lightybulb, I believe, would be a mix of very hard puzzles along with a few easy ones, which is an OK combination, but all of them are still pretty fun to solve.
Lightybulb 2 has a pretty simple goal and premise; light the bulb by giving it power. The light bulb can be given energy in a variety of ways, all of them though will have a puzzle for you to solve first, so make sure to get your brain ready before you play. There will be a number of puzzles before you can finish the game, including a few ones that might get you completely stumped. One of the easier ones will have you pressing a button to give power to another button that will then give power to the light switch, so you just have to press them in order. Some of them will use time puzzles, and some will use pictures to reveal the puzzle’s answers. There’s really no key presses needed or whatever, all you need is your mouse, so the game is pretty simple in terms of controls. If you think that a puzzle requires you to press something outside your mouse, then think again, because that answer is probably wrong.
If you’re in the market for a quick puzzle game, then let Lightybulb 2 take your time. The puzzles are very good and a few of the many ways to answer the puzzles are actually pretty fun. Take your time to think about the answers, or if you really want to progress, there’s a few guides around the net to help you out. Don’t worry, we won’t think you’re cheating for it.
Henry Stickmin is convicted of a serious crime and is being sent to a maximum security compound called The Wall. Is there any way he can escape? Should he escape alone? Maybe kill a few guards along the way too? Well, everything is up to you to decide. Pick Henry’s fate as you go through more than 30 scenarios of different results based on your decisions.
Fleeing the Complex is a decision based game where you decide on Henry’s every move and every step. The story starts you off with Henry being taken to The Wall, and being sent in to a cell with another prisoner. This is where the game actually starts. You never get to control Henry, but in a way, you control his actions by selecting one for him. In every choice, you get a different result that can either be good or bad for Henry. If it was a bad choice, you get to see what happens with your choice and then you go back to the previous choices you were given to give it another go, and if it was a good choice, you see the fruits of that choice, and then move on to a different set of choices. A lot is hanging on your decision since there will also be branching paths of choices, meaning one choice can lead to a different scenario, while another one will lead to a different setting. There’s a lot of replayability just because of this mechanic, and it’s pretty fun to see what happens in all of your choices. There will also be a lot of references to different pop culture stuff and games, like the infamous box from the Metal Gear Solid series, or for a more obscure reference, the tactical map stage from Fire Emblem. The comedy found here is gold, and I found myself laughing to almost every scenario.
A good story is hard to find nowadays, and one that actually gives you a choice to make it a good or bad story is even harder. Fleeing the Complex is filled with excitement and humor, and branching paths with multiple endings will keep you coming back for more. Want to see if Henry actually escapes? Then go ahead and try the awesome Fleeing the Complex. You’ll have tons of fun for sure.
Wolverine is one of the most badass characters that have ever been made, so it’s really a no brainer to make a game that’s all about him slashing his way through a couple hundred people with his claws. Hack and slash your way through Japan in Wolverine Tokyo Fury.
Wolverine Tokyo Fury has three different modes for you to play, each giving the player a different experience and different goals. The first mode is the main Story Mode, which will put you in the story of the Wolverine movie where Mariko is kidnapped, and Wolverine mows through hundreds of ninjas to save her. The next mode is endless mode, which puts your platforming and endless running skills to the test. Wolverine is sent out to slash through ninjas endlessly until he dies. Play and try to beat your high score. Survival mode will put you in a small closed arena like platforming area that will endlessly spawn ninjas for you to fight. The longer you survive, the higher your score will be.
The game may look a bit complicated, but really, it’s pretty simple in terms of controls. Wolverine can be controlled using the left and right arrow keys to move left and right. Pressing up on the arrow keys will make Wolverine guard attacks, leaving any enemy that attacks vulnerable as they recover while Wolverine takes no damage. The A button on the keyboard will make Wolverine attack with his claws, and the S button makes him jump. The controls work on all modes, but the gameplay will change drastically each mode, so using a different gamestyle each mode is imperative.
Wolverine Tokyo Fury is a pretty good action platformer, with good visuals and good music accompanied by great gameplay, it’s easy to put in hours of play in this game without even noticing it.
JoeyQuest is a pretty weird, but at the same time pretty unique, game. It does not have a fancy opening, a fancy introduction, or any fancy movies. Nevertheless, this game is a good game. Humor is one of its main assets, but don’t let that fool you, JoeyQuest is a deep game filled with references to different internet stuff, so make sure you know your memes and internet jokes, because you’re going to be in one heck of a ride with JoeyQuest.
The game, as mentioned, will start without giving you any choices. Once you load the game up, you’re already playing it. No menus or anything, which is kind of confusing at first, but then you realize that this game was meant to be a bit confusing. It’s part of its charm. You control Joey, the main character of the story, along with Anon, which is short for Anonymous. You can control Joey by pressing W, A, S, and D to move around. Pressing the space bar will make Joey interact with whatever is in front of him. I recommend interacting with Anon first (he’s the tall guy on the screen that’s not Joey, pretty hard to miss) as he will give you a rundown on what you can do in the world. Once he’s give you instructions, that’s pretty much it. You will need to explore the world and do fetch quests to finish the game.
JoeyQuest isn’t too crazy about cutscenes and graphics, but it acts like a good RPG. The fetch quests can become confusing and may get a few players stuck, but keep at it. The ending might just get you laughing that it’ll feel that everything you did was worth it.
Vex 3 is a platforming game with a little bit of puzzle orientation mixed in to it. This game will test your hand-eye coordination and put it to the limits, along with a bit of your problem solving skills. This game was made for both the casual gamers and for the hardcore gamers that love a challenge, and when I say challenge, I mean hair pulling, mind numbing challenges that will make you want to throw a fit on your keyboard, but that’s not to say that it’s bad, since these kinds of challenges are the most rewarding to beat!
This time, Vex 3 starts on a type of overworld with obstacles for you to go through, but the game doesn’t really revolve around here. There are red blocks placed all over the place that contains Acts, which is the main part of the game and is where all of the challenges begin. In these acts, you are teleported to a room with obstacles that you need to overcome, like a buzzsaw spinning on the ground you need to jump over, or an endless pit, or spikes you need to avoid. You will be guided by a few arrows to tell you where you need to go, ultimately leading you to the goal, which is a portal that will take you out of that room. Going through the course is hard enough, but putting in a time factor makes it even harder. For people that just want to go through levels, ignoring the timer is an option since you aren’t really penalized for finishing it in poor time; it just doesn’t give you awards and stuff. For the veterans, this is a challenge. Each course has a time that you need to beat to get bronze, silver, gold, or perfect (with perfect being the time to beat for gold, except you didn’t die in any of the obstacles). Once you beat an Act with a gold or perfect award, you are given the option to play that Act in Hell Mode, which is basically a revamped course with much harder obstacles. I personally had a hard time finishing most of the Hell Mode courses as they were made very hard, and some of them had me stumped on what to do, but the difficulty was where the fun lies, so it was all in good fun.
Vex 3 is a great platformer and a great game overall. It also introduces a new feature in the series called Ghost Mode, where a shadow runs alongside you in each Act, the shadow being your best run of that Act, just so you know if you’re doing better or worse in that specific course. If you’re up for a challenge, go ahead and play the game (available here on CrazyGames). It will surely not disappoint.