Punch Wizard is a crazy little game you can play for free. It’s a short 2-level beat ’em up, with a really fun 80s aesthetic (like you’re watching an old VHS tape) with the characters presented stop-motion-like. And Cyber B.A.E. is awesome.
This is also a supplemental experience to Night in the Woods (like Lost Constellation), except it’s more of a little music experiment. It doesn’t offer a fun story like Lost Constellation, but I enjoyed it for what it is, and the song that plays is a joy to take in – after I was done playing, I kept listening to it, and the rest of the Lost Constellation soundtrack. It’s also a free download.
A few weeks ago I bought that big bundle of indie games for charity (over 100 games), and now that it’s the holiday break, I decided to start digging into them. My first pleasant surprise was the Itch.io app, that basically serves as a Steam-like way to deal with your Itch.io-purchased game library. So Lost Constellation is called a supplemental experience to the upcoming Night in the Woods, a game I was already interested in, but didn’t realize how much until playing this. This is a fairly long (maybe an hour or so) adventure game experience, and I had a wonderful time playing it last night. It made me that much more excited for the release of Night in the Woods, which I’ll now be grabbing as soon as I can. You can download it for free.