Have a PC? Love PC indie games? Want to give some money to charity? If you answered yes to these three questions (and even if you didn’t) head over to humblebundle.com and snatch up the latest pay what you want indie bundle. Included are the following games:
Rochard (Metacritic Score: 81)
Suit up as John Rochard, the toughest man and miner in the galaxy. In this critically acclaimed side-scrolling sci-fi platformer, John Rochard must master the use of gravity, weight, and matter to overcome various obstacles and puzzles in his quest against an intergalactic archaeological conspiracy.
Rochard is also the premiere title to debut the Unity game engine on Linux! Unity powers a number of amazing titles and their presence on Linux can only broaden the horizons for cross-platform gaming everywhere.
Shatter (MS: 84)
Shatter is a fresh take on brick-breakers, adding new physics-based concepts to alter the trajectory of every ball in play. Combined with an amazing soundtrack by electronic musician Module and intense boss battles,Shatter combines fantastic music with tight gameplay and frantic action.
Space pirates and zombies (MS: 74)
Explore the stars, outfit your own ships, and engage in intense combat in this top down space shooter by MinMax Games. Created by a two-man team, Space Pirates and Zombies is reminiscent of classic top down shooters then combined with modern elements like physics-based combat and randomly generated galaxies. Also, zombies.
Torchlight (MS: 83)
In this addicting fantasy action RPG, take on the role of a lone hero who uses brawn and magic to hack and slash their way through intense crowds of baddies while collecting awesome gear, loot, and skills. Set in the mining town of Torchlight, the hero sets out to explore dungeons and labyrinths to uncover a dark tale surrounding a mystical mineral known as Ember
Vessel (MS: 81)
In this liquid-manipulating puzzle platformer by Strange Loop Games, take on the role of Arkwright, the inventor of liquid-comprised automatons called Fluros, originally used throughout the world to make life easier for all. When the Fluros start causing random chaos, it’s up to Arkwright to step up and take command of his invention gone awry.Vessel is built upon an optimized “liquid simulation” featuring flowing water, scalding lava, steam, and more, making each puzzle a unique experience
Dust Force (MS: 79)
The world has been corrupted with dust and filth, and it’s up to a handful of acrobatic janitors to win the war on grime. In this frenetic, award-winning platformer by Hitbox Team, sweep your way through over fifty levels of wall rebounding, double jumping endurance runs where finesse matters as much as dust destruction. Vault your brooms even higher as you share and view replays online to compete for the ultimate speed runs, and watch as your dustpan runneth over when you build your own worlds and share them onlinewith the included map editor.
Dustforce is the winner of the $100,000 Grand Prize at the Third Independent Game Developers Competition at the 2010 Game Developers Conference Online.
The line up to this bundle may not be as strong as the last one but it still boasts some great games. Pay anything from you want to get access to five of these titles, pay more than $1 and you will get codes for the games enabling you to redeem then via steam (If you dont pony up more than $1 you will have access to your games via DRM free direct downloads). If you pay more than the current average (At typing it stands at $5.48) you will unlock access to a sixth game, Dustforce.
Also included in the bundle are soundtracks for five of the games Rochard, Dustforce, Torchlight, Shatter and S.P.A.Z.
There is just over 14 days left for people to get this bundle but from looking at other bundles, the earlier you get in, the cheaper the average donation is. So get over to Humblebundle.com and do your bit for charity.
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