STEAM HIGH FIVE: On The Cusp of New Adventure

With the new year arriving, it can be tempting to reminisce on events of the passing year; games, adventures, and work missed in order to facilitate said games and adventures. That’s all fine and good, but let’s not forget to also look forward to adventures that await us in the coming months, because the creative machines that are game developers, both established and rising, are certainly not resting. Be ready to delve into what comes next and conquer these new challenges as you have in years gone by and if we must have a resolution, let it be: To be even more awesome. Check out the most recent Steam High Five!


Become the Bot! Battle through 40 levels of classic platforming action. Gather the energy orbs to transform into the amazing mighty Tekling and escape the robots that have come to take you down.

  • Developer: nonPareil Studios
  • Publisher: nonPareil Institute
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: $0.99

You play a shrinking scientist in a race against time: Can you find all necessary formulas and ingredients to produce the antidote and stop shrinking before you are too small to operate the life-saving lab equipment?

  • Developer: LevelXProject, Dare Looks
  • Publisher: Dare Looks
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: $2.99

FrostRunner is a first-person platformer “speedrunning” game, where the player rapidly completes platforming challenges before the timer runs out. Using their tether tool, players compete to finish each of the 36 unique levels as quickly as possible and earn a place at the top of the leaderboards.

  • Developer: Think Arcade
  • Publisher: SMU Guildhall
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: Free

Fight through the battles like a ninja god in a first-person, cyberpunk-style and melee-heavy arcade arena world.

  • Developer: Team Entropy
  • Publisher: SMU Guildhall
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: Free

Wormhole City is a single-player sci-fi adventure game where you must interact with characters, machines, and the environment to achieve your objectives and progress throughout the game.Control Space Force mercenary Acero Astra as you escort a spaceship convoy to safety in the frontier sectors of space.

  • Developer/Publisher: Zenrok Studios
  • Available on: Win
  • Price: $9.99 ($6.99 on STEAM until 01/07/2019)

You find yourself at the threshold of an abandoned lab containing technology of unknown origins. Welcome to The Energy Lab. You’ve found your way in, now find a way out.

  • Developer/Publisher: TimeMachine
  • Available on: Win | Vive | Oculus
  • Price: Free

Dive into one of the most vibrant environments in VR to date. Play as one of the last surviving battlemages using unique melee and magic weapons to slay monsters and retrieve the magic crystals. Collect coin and experience from your kills to become the most powerful battlemage to have ever existed.

  • Developer/Publisher: Primeval Software
  • Available on: Win | Vive
  • Price: $14.99 ($10.49 on STEAM until 01/09/2019)

Circuit Slinger is a VR rhythm game where players purge corrupted code to a beat.

  • Developer: MioMax
  • Publisher: SMU Guildhall
  • Price: Free
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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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