Our PlayStation chums have been lapping up Axiom Verge since March, but solo developer Tom Happ has announced it will be landing on PC on May 14th. The beautiful homage to 8-bit and 16-bit action games arrived to absolutely stellar reviews on PlayStation 4, offering a faithful modern day interpretation of classic console game design.
A Metroidvania at heart, Axiom Verge follows a scientist who awakens on a bizarre alien world, not knowing where he is or what’s doing there. Stitching together elements of Metroid, Contra, Castlevania, and other classics, you must explore the alien landscape, uncovering the map and discovering hidden weapons, items and abilities to further your progress. [More]