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Mars Explorer

I found this free in-browser game last night called Mars Explorer. Designed by a remarkable 18-year-old chap called Aubrey Falconer, Mars Explorer puts you in control of a space buggy in a small 3D environment that is meant to resemble … Read more

Lost Winds

I downloaded Lost Winds yesterday and completed it this afternoon. Lost Winds is an adventure platformer made by Frontier Developments for Nintendo’s WiiWare series. While the world and characters are in 3-D, the game controls in 2-D, with sideways movement … Read more

Dino Run

Dino Run is a free flash side-scroller developed by Pixeljam. You are a yellow dinosaur trying to escape extinction, running and jumping from left to right, away from a wave of mutilation. The game is about timing your jumps and … Read more

Dōkutsu Monogatari (Cave Story)

I was recently looking for freeware games I could play on my laptop. I would have been okay with a Tetris or Marble Madness clone, but I emerged with Dōkutsu Monogatari (Cave Story), a non-linear platformer that evidently took the … Read more

Starglider 2

Set someone free in a game world and they will do their best to test the limits, whether it’s finding the altitude ceiling in a flight simulator or walking up to the horizon in a game like Hunter (Amiga/Atari ST). … Read more


I’ve never forgotten the music of Turrican and Turrican 2. They were two of the only games I completed on my Amiga 500. Playing Turrican again recently on an emulator, muscle memory took over, and I flew through the first … Read more