There are a lot of retro first-person shooters around at the moment, but relatively straight recreations of Quake don’t interest me. Boomerang X gets at the spirit of those games with a design that’s its own.
It’s also coming
Bamerang has the best trailer of any game this year so far. It’s a local multiplayer game about tiny people battling on top of a mountain with boomerangs in order to please a giant green goddess who will shake them
RPS fell hard for Devil Daggers, naming it our game of the year back when, but one of the most common criticisms from the “not for me” crowd was that it lacks a sense of progress.
Try Boomberang X,