I was just re-reading our thread on Runner 2, seeing how frustrated we all were with the extraneous garbage in that game that ruined it. It was still a fun time, and I've been tempted to check out Runner 3, but it sounds like they doubled-down on the extra stuff rather than fine-tuning the core game, which is disappointing! They even brought back the cannon mini-game!
Late to the party on this but I enjoyed Toejam and Earl Back In The Groove when I played it on Xbox One. Was really surprised as I never played a TJ&E game before. It was bizarre and I really didn't understand some things by the end of it, but I managed to beat it and at $3.74, that's a solid deal. I don't think I'd have been psyched at the current $14.99 price.
I'd say if you're a fan of the show, Stick of Truth is a STEAL at that price. It's awesome. If you're not turned off by South Park's super vulgar humor then it's a no brainer. AND it's a really good game. Developed by Obsidian, who knows their way around RPGs.
I saw that the other day. I browsed through the list but it seems like mostly shovelware, or first-attempts-at-gamemaking trying to get some money for stuff that should be done for practice and improvement. I'd rather either donate to a good cause if it is really for charity or get something of value back as an incentive. A collection of 10 great games would be worthwhile, a collection of 1000 mostly terrible ones is a chore. It almost feels like a punishment to be "given" 1000 games of varying quality (99% being "low") and then have suddenly an even larger backlog than ever before.
Maybe someone ought to do the same thing in reverse. "Donate $5 or more and I'll go through your Steam backlog and remove crappy stuff for you" lol.
You can just download the ones you think look good or that are recommended to you. Unless I'm missing something, they don't just automatically get added to a list of stuff you own which, on the one hand, is good because you get less backlog anxiety, but on the other hand, is kind of inconvenient?
I want A Short Hike on Switch so bad! I used to always push people to try out little indie games on PC even if they prefer playing on console, but so many that I imagined would always be PC exclusive have since comes to consoles that now I just plan on waiting.
Yeah, A Short Hike on Switch seems like a slam dunk to me. I know porting to Switch isn't as simple as pressing a button, and that just one guy is behind this game, but given that it can run on the most modest of specs, I have a hard time imagining what would prevent a port. It's made for Nintendo fans (or at least clearly made by one) while still being its own thing.
@Guillaume Degrees of Separation is a pretty neat co-op puzzle-platformer that we felt utilizes its mechanics pretty well. While it lacks an "ultimate endgame" type of puzzle which pushes them to the limits, it has enough variety to keep things interesting to the end. At its sale price of $1.99 USD, it's definitely worth a try.
@nate38 At first I thought you were listing some games from this Switch sale.
Guillaume is right. You can pick and choose which games are added to your library.
Also, I went through a list of recommended games and I already have 50 games in my library that look interesting to me. They are still adding games to the bundle, so I'm sure when it's all said and done there will be at least 100 games that I want to try. But even if there are only 10 good games in that list, it's still a great deal.