Steam High Five Shows Us Variety of Gaming Interests

Variety is the Spice of GAMES.

Since the term “gamer” was first used to refer to people who play video games, that particular niche has expanded exponentially to include such a wide array of people that the designation holds about as much significance as referring to someone as a movie-goer (gamer rolls off the tongue much better than that, though, doesn’t it?). While those of us that would withhold the title from all but the elite, this may be a point of frustration. But who can argue with the vast variety of games that have come about to satisfy such diverse interests? Who wants to fit into a rank-and-file designation anyway? Here is today’s small variety:

GREAT OLD ONE: ARRIVAL

“G.O.O ~ Arrival” is an action role-playing game developed by two independent game enthusiasts. We are trying to create a game with a sense of battle that tells the story of the last guardian to save the world in crisis after the arrival of the great old one.

  • Developer/Publisher: Mahjong Knight
  • Available on: Win | Mac
  • Price: $8.99 ($8.09 on STEAM until 12/10/2018)
GIZMO

Gizmo is a Saturday-morning 3D platformer inspired by 90s classics of the genre.

  • Developer: Dane Winn, Alec Smith
  • Publisher: Milo Games
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: Free
BEHOLDER 2

You are a newly employed department officer within the Ministry of a totalitarian State. While you are poised to have an illustrious career and possibly become Prime Minister someday, the way up won’t be easy. So, how high up the career ladder will you climb? The choice is still yours to make!

  • Developer: Warm Lamp Games
  • Publisher: Alawar Premium
  • Available on: Win | Mac | SteamOS/Linux
  • Price: $14.99 ($13.49 on STEAM until 12/11/2018)
EDGE OF ETERNITY

Wage epic turn-based battles as you follow Daryon and Selene on their quest to find a cure to the all-consuming Corrosion in this grand tale of hope and sacrifice.

  • Developer: Midgar Studio
  • Publisher: Playdius
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: $19.99 ($17.99 on STEAM until 12/12/2018)
PROJECT WARLOCK

Project Warlock is a first-person shooter that fans of Doom, Hexen, and Wolfenstein cannot miss. It serves you an exploding cocktail of bullets, spells, and monsters. Battle through 60 levels of non-stop action packed with bloodthirsty enemies and challenging bosses.

  • Developer: Buckshot Software
  • Publisher: gaming company
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: $12.00
VR AT A GLANCE
TENDYTRAINER

TendyTrainer is a VR app made for goalies to refine their skills in VR space. The goal of TendyTrainer is to provide the most realistic off-ice training environment possible. It is designed to build good habits that directly translate to the ice.

  • Developer/Publisher: Owen Smallwood, Duncan Boyes
  • Available on: Win | Oculus
  • Price: Free
ARCA’S PATH VR

Trapped in the enchanting simulated world of Arca, it is up to you to find a path through the labyrinth and break free.

  • Developer: Dream Reality Interactive
  • Publisher: Rebellion
  • Available on: Win | Vive | Oculus | Win
  • Price: $19.99 ($17.99 on STEAM until 12/11/2018)
ANGRY BALL VR

Angry Ball VR is a Puzzle-Shooting experience optimized for VR with realistic controls, smooth graphics, and beautiful coloration. Experience it now and immerse yourself into a world of cuteness overload.

  • Developer/Publisher: MWN TECH., LTD
  • Available on:  Win | Vive | Oculus | Win
  • Price: DEMO
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A veteran gamer and story-hunter with a derivative digital-action addiction who endeavors to slake his hunger with every idle moment he can find… unless his kids are home. Then he’s just Dad.

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