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Legend of Grimrock II, PC

A brilliant sequel to the tile-based RPG of 2012, Legend of Grimrock II is more of the same atmospheric adventuring from developer Almost Human, but with 2014‘s new content and ideas.

Grimrock 2 begins after a shipwreck; on a beach, with rocky, exterior locations, which is a surprising and refreshing way to start a game like this. You can even walk in the shallow water, which is nice, and on the very first level the shallow water holds an important secret. Don’t miss it.

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Boktai 3: Sabata’s Counterattack, Game Boy Advance

Unfortunately this third instalment in the excellent Boktai series did not recieve a release outside of its native Japan.

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Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django, Game Boy Advance

Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django is the 2004 follow-up to the excellent Boktai: The Sun Is Your Hand – a clever isometric adventure designed by Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Koijima.

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Legend of Grimrock, PC

This incredible “indie” dungeon crawler absolutely drips atmosphere and is bloody terrifying in places! It’s a heck of a challenge too…

Legend of Grimrock plays very much in the mould of Dungeon Master, and other first-person, tile-based RPGs, but it does it so much better than almost all of the others.

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Boktai: The Sun Is in Your Hand, Game Boy Advance

Produced by Hideo Kojima (of Metal Gear fame) and released by Konami in 2003Boktai: The Sun Is in Your Hand is a clever little action game that uses actual sunlight (as detected by a sensor on the game cartridge) to charge up a solar weapon, to be used against undead and vampires in the game.

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Out Of The Shadows, ZX Spectrum

Mizar’s Out Of The Shadows is a brilliant, early “prototype” RPG on the humble ZX Spectrum.

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