Vessel

The Best Free Games of the Week

Tom Sykes at

In an unusual twist, this week's Best Games don't appear to be have been created with a game jam in mind – but that doesn't mean I don't have some hot, sticky, viscous game jam news to relay: Game Jolt now allows users to set up their own game jams using a seemingly easy-to-use set of tools. Before the Jampocalypse begins in earnest, let's stop to appreciate a handful of games operating under their own specific themes, each with something bold and new to impart. Read on for a splash of colour, a sweary Scotsman, a modern-day maze, an interactive short story and touchy-feely bomb-defusal. Enjoy!


Humble Indie Bundle 6 launches with Torchlight, Dustforce, Rochard, S.P.A.Z., and more

Tyler Wilde at

Humble Indie Bundle 6 is now on sale for as many dollars as you'd like to pay for Torchlight, Rochard, Shatter, S.P.A.Z., Vessel, and Dustforce (when you pay more than the average). Also included are soundtracks for each game, excluding Vessel.

Vessel review

Marsh Davies at

In Vessel’s alternate universe of gushing smokestacks and spinning cogwheels, industry has been supported by a single inventor – you – and your world-changing creation: the fluro. These semisentient servile beings coalesce from available liquids, and have an often self-destructive desire to jump on large red buttons.