The Hunter is an excellent minimalistic 2D top down stealthy horror/action game which takes place in total darkness, with you only being able to identify your surroundings through the use of echolocation.
There’s a deeply foreboding atmosphere to The Hunter, as you’re instructed to hunt down and kill ‘him’, with no idea who or why. You do get some limited weaponry, but your main weapon is stealth, there are some strange creatures roaming the world, and if they hear you, they WILL chase you down and kill you.
The core concept of The Hunter works really well, with the crude echolocation provided by your footsteps highlighting your surroundings, but also alerting enemies to your presence, you have to choose your moments to make a move. Unfortunately the nature of the game means that it doesn’t take the most exciting screenshots or GIFs, but it is an excellent game, we’d highly recommend either watching the ‘Lets Play’, or even better, just playing the prototype (it’s Free!). It’s Hotline Miami with the lights turned off, which is just as hard as it sounds and an extremely tense experience.
Black Gold Online is a very pretty new Steam-punk/Fantasy MMORPG with fast paced gameplay, massive enemies, huge battles and Mechs.
It seems like a lot of fun, but don’t just take our word for it, check out what Canadian punk-pop pixie Avril Lavigne has to say about it in this rather odd promo video for the Asian release. To be honest, we don’t have a clue what “Desired Black Gold, the double temptation” means, we’re guessing it means “We’ve paid you a s**t load of money and couldn’t afford a decent translator, just read the F***ing script Avril”.
Anyway, the game genuinely does looks like a lot of fun, with plenty of customisation options, Dwarfs, Giants, Vampires, large scale battles, Mechs and lots of vehicles, all wrapped up in a beautiful steam-punk/fantasy setting. As Avril says “That’s a new world we are waiting for!”
Classroom Aquatic is a ridiculous game where you take on the roll of a foreign exchange student in a school of dolphins.
Unfortunately for you, your class is doing a test, which you’re you’ve got no chance of passing unaided as you don’t know any of the answers. This means if you you’re going to pass the test you’re going to have to use stealth and sneaky distractions to sneak a peak at the other students answers. You’ll have to be careful though, as you really don’t want to get caught. Getting told off in first person, by your dolphin teacher is a strange and rather terrifying experience!
Classroom aquatic is a great game that takes a simple, unique idea and runs (or swims if you prefer) with it. It’s a wonderfully fresh take on the stealth genre. You’ll never look at dolphins in the same way after you’ve been told off by one.
One of the best underrated Disney songs.