PCs, handhelds, mobile, console, indies, triple A, free-to-play — the gaming scene gets more diverse and difficult to follow by the day, but thankfully I’m here every week to guide you through what’s happening with games.
As always, 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, here are the games you need to know about this week…
This Week’s New Hardware
HTC Vive (April 5)
Last week saw the official release of the Oculus Rift, and now we have another new VR headset, the HTC Vive, on our hands. The makers of the Vive claim their headset won’t have any locked-down exclusives, but there will be a number of VR experiences you won’t be able to find anywhere else at launch. If you want to know more about the Vive, check out our handy dandy, in-depth guide to all the upcoming VR headsets. Now, onto this week’s five games.
This Week’s Bullet Hell Dungeon Hack
Enter the Gungeon (PC, Mac, Linux & PS4, April 5)
Enter the Gungeon combines the gameplay of retro dungeon hack RPGs with bullet hell shooters into one unlikely package. Delve deep into dank, maze-like dungeons, while dodging a mind boggling array of projectiles and firing back with your own badass weaponry. This combination may just be crazy enough to work. Here’s the game’s Steam page.