Kena: Bridge of Spirits adorable action-adventure official artwork for the Anniversary Update

[Update]: Kena: Bridge of Spirits has now landed onto Steam alongside very positive player reviews.

After a year of Epic Games Store exclusivity on PC, the adorable action-adventure Kena: Bridge of Spirits is finally heading over to Steam this September 27th, 2022. In order to celebrate the occasion, the Steam version will be launching alongside the chunky (and free) Anniversary Update.

The free update will bring with it New Game+ mode which allows you to restart the game with all of your previously earned abilities and upgrades in order to face off against new combat encounters, extra challenges and unique enemies. There's also going to be new trials to overcome, new outfits to accessorize with, a photo mode, as well as Charmstones that can be equipped to provide different advantages and disadvantages to better help you customize your playstyle.

Cursed to Golf indie roguelite golf platformer key art with the logo

If you've played through all of the usual roguelite games and you're looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, you might want to check out the freshly released Cursed to Golf. It's essentially a high-stakes game of golf played across gigantic maps with plenty of bizarre and challenging obstacles, wacky boss fights, and most importantly, randomized cards that let you ruthlessly cheat by making a mockery of the laws of physics!

Rather than yammer on, allow me to share with you the newest gameplay trailer. It should clue you in quite quickly on just what Cursed to Golf is trying to do, as well as how charming it all really is. Have a peek:

Slime Rancher 2 official key artwork for the adorable indie monster-raising game

[Update]: Slime Rancher 2 has now landed into Early Access, and so far things are looking quite good!

If you've blazed through everything Slime Rancher has to offer and you're now left itching for more cutesy slimes to throw around, you'll be happy to hear that the sequel is nearly upon us! According to the latest developer update, Slime Rancher 2 will be landing onto Steam this September 22th, 2022.

Much like its predecessor, Slime Rancher 2 will be starting off as an Early Access title and working upwards from there. While plans can (and most likely will) change over time, the current goal is for Slime Rancher 2 to spend around 18 months in Early Access in order to get everything polished up and ready for prime time.

Moonscars official key art for the indie souls-like Metroidvania game

If you're a fan of the new age of Souls-like games that combine the combat elements of Dark Souls with Metroidvania style exploration, you might want to keep an eye on the upcoming Moonscars. It's a 2D action-adventure that will have you forge your own path through a dreary and non-linear world, master new abilities that will help you open up additional routes and shortcuts, and naturally, slash, parry and dodge your way through numerous tricky encounters.

What all of this looks like in action, as well as what the story might be about, that you can find out through the recently posted teaser below. Have a gander:

Across the Obelisk official artwork for the indie card game roguelite combo

After spending about a year in Early Access, the co-op focused deckbuilding roguelike Across the Obelisk has now been unleashed alongside a sizable update. Version 1.0 brings with it a revamp of the perk system, an assortment of new enemies to fight and a new biome to explore, as well as the usual batch of quality of life improvements and fixes.

What some of this looks like in action, as well as what the gameplay is even all about, that you can find out through the freshly posted launch trailer below. Have a gander:

Ultrakill boomer shooter artwork for the robot main character

While its updates may be slow, Ultrakill more than makes up for it with sheer quality. Nowhere is this more apparent than with the freshly launched Act 2: Imperfect Hatred as it brings with it two sizable new layers to explore, a variety of quality of life improvements and balance changes (sorry whiplash fans), as well as some downright awesome new bosses to square off against.

There is unfortunately no preview showing off the new levels in action, but you can get a pretty good idea of the direction the story is heading in through the release trailer below. Have a gander:

Deliver Us Mars indie sci-fi adventure showing a distant tower on the red planet

Following in the footsteps of its predecessor Deliver Us The Moon, the upcoming Deliver Us Mars is an atmospheric sci-fi adventure about a high-stakes mission to recover lost colony ships on the Red Planet. Along the way you'll need to overcome a variety of physical challenges and hostile environments, solve the occasional puzzle to keep the brain juices flowing, and unsurprisingly, try to figure out why in the world someone would steal a bunch of colony ships in a universe where humanity is nearing extinction!

If that sounds like the type of adventure you'd love to embark on, I'm afraid I have a bit of bad news to deliver. Instead of launching this September as previously announced, Deliver Us Mars has now been pushed back to February 2nd, 2023.

Sonic Adventure inspired Spark the Electric Jester 3 screenshot of the player grinding down a rail

If you're in the mood for running extremely fast and slamming face-first into heavily armored robots, you might want to give the freshly released Spark the Electric Jester 3 a bit of your time. To put it quite bluntly, it's a Sonic Adventure inspired action-platformer that offers pretty much exactly what you would expect in terms of gameplay - fast paced movement across death-defying drops, plenty of exploration, and the occasional bout of combat to help keep things from slowing down too much.

Since trying to convey a sense of speed through words alone is a bit of a wasted effort, allow me to share with you one of the recent trailers. It should give you a pretty solid idea of what Spark the Electric Jester 3 is going for and what it actually plays like. Have a gander:

Slay the Princess official key art for the indie horror-adventure

Following in the footsteps of something like The Stanley Parable, Slay the Princess is an upcoming horror-adventure where you simply have to slay the princess in order to save the world. What follows next is a series of increasingly bizarre events, time loops and branching paths that greatly affect how the whole story unfolds... as well as how long you get to live!

Since there is no easy way to describe all of this through words alone, allow me to share with you the teaser trailer. It probably won't make you any less confused, but it'll at least give you a good impression of the sort of atmosphere Slay the Princess is going for. Have a little peek:

Cult of the Lamb official key art for the cuddly yet horrific action roguelike

If you're in the mood for something a little bit out of the ordinary, you might want to check out the recently released Cult of the Lamb. It's an action roguelike where you'll have to slowly grow your cult by venturing across the world in search of resources to collect and non-believers to smite, building new structures and welcoming new members into the fold, and naturally, conducting dark rituals in order to appease an eldritch god.

Since all of that sounds like complete and utter nonsense, allow me to share with you the gameplay overview trailer. It'll give you a pretty good idea of just what Cult of the Lamb is trying to do. Have a peek: