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#13 The Deadly Tower of Monsters PC PS4

Fire up your ray guns, crystal swords, and laser whips, and get ready for thrills and chills! With three incredible movie stars playing out decidedly B-level sci-fi exploits, Dick Starspeed, Scarlet Nova, and Robot will have you ready to jump off the side of the tower—right into adventure!

Genre: Action-adventure
Developer: ACE Team
Release date: January 20 (tomorrow!)

Why it might be decent:
ACE Team made Abyss Odyssey, Rock of Ages, and Zeno Clash
Cheesy ‘50s sci-fi aesthetic


#12 Headlander PC PS4 XO

Genre: Side-scrolling head thievery
Developer: Double Fine Productions / Adult Swim Games
Release date: 2016

Why it might be decent:
Adult Swim Games has done well lately
Will probably be amusing


#11 Enter the Gungeon PC PS4

Genre: Gunfight dungeon crawler
Developer: Dodge Roll
Release date: 2016

Enter the Gungeon is a gunfight dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.

Why it might be decent:
Looks like The Binding of Isaac
“Gungeon”, heh


#10 Slain! PC

Genre: Action
Developer: Wolf Brew Games
Release date: January 27

A heavy metal inspired combat-puzzle with gore galore. Stunning visuals and true old school gameplay accompanied by the most metal soundtrack you've ever heard. Prepare to be Slain!

Why it might be decent:
Swishy hair
Demons
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#9 Cuphead PC XO

Genre: Action
Developer: Studio MDHR
Release date: 2016

Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets.

Why it might be decent:
Hand-drawn animations
Awesome original jazz soundtrack
Co-op goodness


#8 Oxenfree PC PS4 XO

Genre: Adventure
Developer: Night School Studio
Release date: Out now on PC/XO, PS4 later

Oxenfree is a supernatural thriller about a group of friends who unwittingly open a ghostly rift. You are Alex, and you’ve just brought your new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight island party gone horribly wrong.

Why it might be decent:
Reviews have been good
From former employees of Telltale Games and Disney
Dat art


#7 Dead Star PC PS4

Genre: Twin-stick shooter
Developer: Armature Studio
Release date: Already in Early Access on PC, PS4 2016

Dead Star is the top-down twin-stick 10v10 strategic multiplayer space shooter you never knew you always wanted. Build the perfect ship for the type of game you want to play – hang back and upgrade your defenses or go out there and blast your way through your enemies! Work with your team to gain infamy as the galaxy's greatest pilot.

Why it might be decent:
Looks a bit like Star Control
Deep ship customisation (for the genre)
Space is cool


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