Consoles, PCs, handhelds, Facebook, smartphones — the world of gaming is becoming increasingly confusing and fragmented, but don’t worry, we’re here to simplify things for you. Each week I’ll rattle off five games I think you might want to check out this week. Keep in mind, these articles aren’t meant to be comprehensive lists of everything coming out that week so much as a nice rounded tasting menu. So, let’s get to it…
This Week’s Stealth GameSubscribe to UPROXX
Light (PC, Mac & Linux, July 8th)
Light strips the stealth genre to its absolute basics. Forget the HD graphics and melodramatic storytelling of Metal Gear Solid V, Light features little squares sneaking around basic room blueprints, and really, that’s all it needs. Here’s the game’s Steam page.
This Week’s, Uh, Pivoting Game
Pivvot (PC, Mac & Linux, July 14th)
The title of Pivvot sums it up — you’re a ball, attached to a tether, that’s attached to a rail and your job is to pivot the ball to avoid all manner of obstacles. Simple, yet maddeningly addictive stuff. Here’s the game’s Steam page.