This upcoming 2D fighter features amazing retro-style character and environment designs, and thrilling battle mechanics. You play as Narita Boy, a young man who is transported from the world of playing video games into the Digital Kingdom. (Thanks Timothy!)
Trine 3‘s knight, thief and wizard display their unique abilities separately. The game’s colors are still too saturated for our taste, but the platforming and puzzles are still on point even with the new 3D environment.
The thief, the knight and the wizard return in Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power. Unlike its side scrolling predecessors, the latest installment of the charming and challenging puzzle platformer makes use of all three dimensions.
If you enjoy the addictive frustration of games like Flappy Bird and Crossy Road, then Pixeljam’s wacky retro-styled platformer might be right up your alley, as you navigate an anthropomorphic tuber through a myriad of fast-moving obstacles.
Aaru’s Awakening is a platformer featuring hand-drawn art and fast-paced action. Use the main character’s teleportation ability to weave your way through its beautiful levels. Coming to Windows, OS X, PS3 and PS4 this summer.
Originally slated for Xbox 360, this Xbox One platform-puzzler makes you draw missing pieces of the environment for your character to progress. While it looks like the controls could work well with Kinect, it’s all joystick.
Shovel Knight is an action platformer for gamers pining for the look and feel of the 8-bit Castlevania and Mega Man games. It will have a story mode as well as a multiplayer battle mode where you can play as the game’s bosses.
Insomnia returns to classic form in their latest R&C game, adding gravity manipulation guns and wearables, as well as the Winterizer, which turns enemies into snowmen and the Nightmare Box which scares the crap out of them.
A puzzle adventure game where you play as a man armed with a gun that creates clones of himself. You can possess any of your clones as you navigate through the game’s beautifully creepy world. Also on Steam. Demo at 2:02.
A platformer that never ends, thanks to its ability to randomly generate its levels. Its indie creators discuss the inspiration and history behind the game, and show some gameplay footage in this clip. More gameplay here.
Supergiant Games builds on the success of Bastion with their next game, Transistor. It’s an isometric RPG/platformer that offers both real-time and turn-based battle styles, as well as the sweet art of Supergiant’s Jen Zee.