Song of the Deep: An Undersea Metroidvania

Song of the Deep had been on my radar for a long time, largely because it was made by Insomniac, the creators of one of my favorite gaming franchises, Ratchet & Clank.  The game is an underwater Metroidvania where you control a submarine built by a girl named Merryn who makes it her goal to…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #219

Up this week: Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan (demo) – in trying out this game, we find out just how good we are at finding hidden objects and solving puzzles. Embers of Mirrim (demo) – our platforming skills are put to the test in this very unique and wild game! Tearaway Unfolded…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #218

Up this week: Tearaway Unfolded (demo) – in this delightful demo of the remake of 2013’s Tearaway, we run and jump our way through a creative, paper-y world. Xeodrifter (demo) – here we give a go with a game that looks and feels like Metroid but is totally not Metroid. It’s Xeodrifter! Oninaki (demo) –…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #217

Up this week: ‘n Verlore Verstand (demo) – here we take another odd trip into an abstract world of dreams and nightmares. Metamorphosis (demo) – trying this very strange but very intriguing puzzle platformer had us “bugging out”! Song of the Deep – Merryn’s father is missing, and we have to help her find him…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #216

Up this week: Song of the Deep – Merryn’s father is missing, and we have to help her find him in this metroid-vania adventure. The Shady Part of Me – in this puzzler, we take a surreal and emotional journey with a young girl and her shadow, and there are plenty of twists and turns…