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Epistory - Typing Chronicles

Epistory - Typing Chronicles

Release date: 2016

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Plug In Digital

Epistory - Typing Chronicles is a 2016 action-adventure, typing video game developed by Fishing Cactus. The game was released on Steam Early Access in September 2015 and was officially released on March 30, 2016, for Linux, Microsoft Windows, and OS X. In the game, a young girl rides a fox with three tails. The game's story follows a writer's writing process, which unfolds like paper on-screen and is narrated from the perspective of the writer's internal thoughts.

Earthlock: Festival of Magic

Release date: 2016

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, Wii U, XBox One

Publishers: Soedesco

Earthlock (formerly titled Earthlock: Festival of Magic) is a role-playing video game developed and published by the Norwegian company Snowcastle Games for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U. The Xbox One version was launched on September 1, 2016 worldwide.The PC/Mac version, initially planned for release at the same time as the Xbox One release, was postponed to September 27, 2016. The game is planned to be the first volume of an Earthlock trilogy. A version for …

Enter the Gungeon

Enter the Gungeon

Release date: 2016

Genres: Adventure, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One

Publishers: Devolver Digital

Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell roguelike video game developed by Dodge Roll and published by Devolver Digital. The game was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, and PlayStation 4 on April 5, 2016, on Xbox One on April 5, 2017, as well as on Nintendo Switch on December 14, 2017. The games follows four adventurers as they descend into the Gungeon (a gun-themed dungeon) to find a gun to kill their past. The game presents procedurally-generated levels to the player, where they …

Electronic Super Joy

Electronic Super Joy

Release date: 2013

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, Wii U, XBox One

Publishers: Michael Todd Games

Electronic Super Joy is a platform game created by Michael Todd. The game was released on Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Exogenesis: Perils of Rebirth

Exogenesis: Perils of Rebirth

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Genres: Adventure, Novel

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Nintendo 3DS, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3, Wii U, PS Vita, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Sekai Project

Exogenesis: Perils of Rebirth is a science fiction adventure game/visual novel developed by Kwan for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux.

Expeditions: Conquistador

Expeditions: Conquistador

Release date: 2013

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: BitComposer

Expeditions: Conquistador is a squad-based tactical role-playing game developed by Logic Artists and released by BitComposer for Windows, Linux and Macintosh on May 30, 2013. The player takes the role of a Spanish conquistador leading an expedition to Hispaniola and Mexico in 1518 to 1520. The game features resource management, a branching storyline, and interactive fiction elements. Expeditions: Conquistador was partially funded by Kickstarter. The Windows Phone version of the game, a strategy …

Elegy for a Dead World

Elegy for a Dead World

Release date: 2014

Genres:

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Dejobaan Games

Elegy for a Dead World is a side-scrolling exploration game where the player writes a diary visible to other players. The player explores three worlds inspired by British romantic poets Shelley, Byron, and Keats. While exploring, the player makes notes on their observations. The notes are publicly visible via Steam Workshop. The collective note taking mechanic earned it an honorable mention for the Nuovo Award in the 2014 Independent Games Festival.

Eldritch

Eldritch

Release date: 2013

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Minor Key Games

Eldritch is a 2013 first-person shooter video game developed by David Pittman and published by American indie studio Minor Key Games. It was inspired by the writings of H. P. Lovecraft and gameplay elements of roguelike games. The expansion Eldritch: Mountains of Madness was released in December 2013. The game's source code was released in 2014, though the content itself remains proprietary.

Eversion

Eversion

Release date: 2010

Genres: Horror, Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Zaratustra Productions

Eversion is a short platform game for Microsoft Windows by British indie studio Zaratustra Productions. It features a small flower-like protagonist named Zee Tee, who is on a quest to rescue a princess named Nehema from the evil Ghulibas of the North, collecting gems along the way, much like in the plot of early Mario games. Each level consists of a set of parallel realities, each of which features different hazards, a unique artistic style, and a distinctive soundtrack. By using Zee Tee's ab…

Elysian Shadows

Elysian Shadows

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Genres: Action, Adventure, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Sega Dreamcast, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: WaterMelon

Elysian Shadows is an upcoming multiplatform indie 2D role-playing video game in development by GyroVorbis. The game is set to be published by WaterMelon, which previously developed and published the Sega Genesis title Pier Solar and the Great Architects in 2010. The development of Elysian Shadows has been chronicled in a YouTube series titled Adventures in Game Development. Elysian Shadows has been marketed as a "next-gen 2D role-playing game" (RPG) due to its hybrid 2D/3D graphical style. Elys…

Emily Wants to Play

Emily Wants to Play

Release date: 2015

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: SKH Apps

Emily Wants To Play is a survival horror video game created by indie developer Shawn Hitchcock. The game was released for Microsoft Windows and OS X on December 10, 2015. It was then released for iOS and Android on January 31, 2016, PlayStation 4 on August 9, 2016, and Xbox One on September 9, 2016. Emily Wants to Play was adapted to play in virtual reality by using the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift on August 25, 2016. A sequel titled Emily Wants to Play Too was released in December 2017.The player ta…

Empire: Total War

Empire: Total War

Release date: 2009

Genres: Real-time, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Sega, Feral Interactive

Empire: Total War is a turn-based strategy and real-time tactics video game developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega. The fifth installment in the Total War series, the game was released in 2009. The game, which focuses on the early modern period of the 18th century, was announced at the Leipzig Games Convention in August 2007. The Mac OS X version of the game was released by Feral Interactive on 10 June 2014. The Linux version was released, also by Feral Interactive, on 8 December 2…

Europa Universalis: Rome

Europa Universalis: Rome

Release date: 2008

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: Paradox Interactive

Europa Universalis: Rome is a grand strategy game developed by Paradox Development Studio. Published by Paradox Interactive and released in 2008, it became the fourth installment in the Europa Universalis series. It was the second game to be based on Paradox's Clausewitz Engine.

Europa Universalis III

Europa Universalis III

Release date: 2007

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: Paradox Interactive

Europa Universalis III is a grand strategy video game developed by Paradox Development Studio and published by Paradox Interactive. The game was released for Microsoft Windows in January 2007, and was later ported to OS X by Virtual Programming in November 2007.The player controls a nation and handles matters concerning war, diplomacy, trade, and economy. The original game without expansions starts in 1453, right after the Fall of Constantinople, and continues to 1789, just past the beginning of…

Elliot Quest

Elliot Quest

Release date: 2014

Genres: Adventure, Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Nintendo 3DS, Apple OSX, Wii U, XBox One

Publishers: Ansimuz Games

Elliot Quest is a side-scrolling action-adventure platform game by Mexican indie developer Ansimuz Games, initially released for Microsoft Windows in 2014, followed shortly by a Wii U port in 2015, and later to various other platforms throughout 2017. It is similar to such games as Metroid, Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link.

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Release date: 2012

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers:

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes, also known as Harvey's New Eyes, is a point-and-click adventure game created by Daedalic Entertainment. The game was released in Germany in August 26, 2011. Harvey's New Eyes is a sequel to Edna & Harvey: The Breakout.

Evoland 2

Evoland 2

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Adventure, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Shiro Games

Evoland 2: A Slight Case of Spacetime Continuum Disorder is a 2015 role-playing video game developed by Shiro Games, a French video game development company based in Bordeaux. Like its predecessor, the 2013 game Evoland, Evoland 2 is a role-playing game that draws influence from a number of different video games, frequently implementing other genres and gameplay styles during its story campaign. Evoland 2 was first released for Microsoft Windows in August 2015. The two games were packaged togeth…