Steam High Five: May 10, 2019 Edition

Today’s selection of gaming adventures includes a fantastical flight through the skies whilst performing the duties of a shepherd, a bit of arcade fighting, a study in stealth while being a horse, a sea full of ferreting pirates, and a bit of grinding medieval fun! VR selections give a new perspective on minesweeping, put you in the game of hockey, and immerse you in a game of barcode tag!

Sky Sheperd

Sky Shepherd is an atmospheric adventure game where you play as the lone survivor of a skyfaring tribe. Use your flute to round up a herd of mysterious creatures and explore the sky with them.

  • Developer/Publisher: Boxcastle Games
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: Free
Supernatural Super Squad Fight!

Come join the chosen and fuel our flame against evil! Play as one of eight mighty fighters and battle across epic landscapes. Challenge the forces of darkness or oppose the forces of good. Which side will you choose?

  • Developer/Publisher: Jonah Taylor
  • Available on: Win | Mac | SteamOS/Linux
  • Price: $14.99 ($11.24 on Steam until 5/14/2019)
Saint Hazel’s Horsepital

Your best Buddy has been kidnapped by a mysterious hospital director, and you are going to save him! The only problem is… you are a horse. Sneak your way through a bizarre hospital while wreaking havoc, ruining doctors’ days, and tripping balls in Vietnam!

  • Developer: HYPH-N
  • Publisher: Danvik FHS
  • Available on:  Win
  • Price: $6.99 ($5.94 on Steam until 5/13/2019)
Ferret Scoundrels

Let loose your inner swashbuckler with this Open World Adventure Pirate Game. Sail into unknown waters in search of grit, glory, and gold. Become an infamous pirate, prolific tradesman, or respected general. Which discoveries, alliances, and treasures await you is your choice, captain.

  • Developer/Publisher: Cryogenic Entertainment
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: $19.99
Grindzones

Welcome to the GrindZones, the bright and colorful fantasy world filled by magic, heroes and amazing creatures! Explore the territories, fight monsters, collect the potions and loot, buy new weapons and equipment, unlock new skills to become the strongest hero of the GrindZones!

  • Developer: Odnako Games, Mihan0id
  • Publisher: KishMish Games
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: $3.99
VR at a Glance
Minesweeper Peak VR

A port in VR of the classical Minesweeper game from Windows. Remember the digits that tell you the number of adjacent mines? It’s the same here, except that adjacency works in three dimensions. See and feel the structure of this 3D grid of potential mines—straight in VR.

  • Developer: Armin Rigo
  • Publisher: Baroque Software
  • Available on: Win | Vive | Oculus | Win
  • Price: $0.99
Hockey Player VR

Play hockey in first-person view and develop your own tactics and tricks. Finally, a hockey game where you have 100% control. Test out your puck skills in online multiplayer mode.

  • Developer/Publisher: Brosvision s.r.o.
  • Available on:  Win | Vive | Oculus | Win
  • Price: $4.99
Tag War

TAG WAR is a game about “Scanner and Barcode”. Using a scanner to scan the barcode on your opponent to defeat him. Team up with your friends to join the 4 vs 4 online battle of shopping!!

  • Developer/Publisher: WOWWOW
  • Available on: Win | Vive | Oculus | Win
  • Price: $14.99
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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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