Posts Tagged ‘Mirage’

Free games of the week

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There’s tons to offer this week. Take on a magician in a boss battle which seems never-ending. Or move through two worlds simultaneously in a challenging platformer. Maybe you would rather be non-violent, and solve puzzles based on the movements of Chess pieces, or instead bounce a colourful ball around, smashing coloured blocks along the way. This and more await in this week’s free games. Read the rest of this entry »

This Is Not A: Mirage


Origo send of their – and yes this is an announcement for PC, honestly it is – side-scrolling beat ’em up. It’s called Mirage. They claim that is is “Told as a “Wuxia” story, which literally means “martial hero”,” and that “Mirage captures the essence of a broad genre of Chinese fiction concerning the adventures of martial artists.” The visual style (see it in the E3 video below) certainly looks fetching, but we all know the proof will be in the playing, which takes on a tag-team dynamic of swapping between the two protagonists as you progress. The developers S-Games previously made the Rainblood RPGs, which I have to admit I had not heard of until about twenty seconds ago.
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