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Little Inferno
81midScore

Little Inferno

Throw your toys into the fire, and burn them to stay warm. This is a game that can hardly be compared to anything else. If you're into quirky strange games, you need to check it out.

  • Casual
  • Indie
  • Singleplayer
  • Puzzle
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
56midScore

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

1994 X-Com was an excellent strategy game about fighting alien invasion. A real cult classic, but hardcore and unforgiving. The 2012 remake is modern, epic and much more forgiving.

  • Turn-Based Strategy
  • Tactical
  • Strategy
  • Sci-fi
Godus
58midScore

Godus

Such a shame the development of Godus was dropped, because the concept was definitely mid-core and had so much potential. Such, such a shame…

  • Early Access
  • God Game
  • Strategy
  • Simulation
Peggle Deluxe
75midScore

Peggle Deluxe

Whenever you need a bit of mindless, hypnotizing clicking, look no further than Peggle. Inspired by Japanese Pachinko arcades, this one is equally about skill and luck. Aim steady!

  • Casual
  • Puzzle
  • Arcade
  • Singleplayer
Plague Inc: Evolved
68midScore

Plague Inc: Evolved

A clever and fun strategy game for one or few evenings. Find the right set of traits and mutate your pathogen to spread a disease onto the whole world. No gore, more like an addictive board game.

  • Strategy
  • Simulation
  • Indie
  • Singleplayer
Firewatch
71midScore

Firewatch

If you're in the right mood, this is a brilliant game experience that's much more than walking, listening to walkie-talkie and admiring the views. Lasts about 6 hours.

  • Atmospheric
  • Adventure
  • Walking Simulator
  • Story Rich
INSIDE
67midScore

INSIDE

Few platformer games can be engaging and forgiving enough to be considered mid-core. INSIDE makes the cut thanks to the ability to repeat any puzzle over and over without having to restart.

  • Atmospheric
  • Dark
  • Indie
  • Adventure
Harvest: Massive Encounter
58midScore

Harvest: Massive Encounter

A good example that simple game rules can lead to interesting, engaging gameplay. Super-simple Starcraft meets tower defense with absolutely no unit management.

  • Strategy
  • Indie
  • Tower Defense
  • Sci-fi
Plants vs. Zombies GOTY Edition
67midScore

Plants vs. Zombies GOTY Edition

Waste as much time as you want in this golden mid-core oldie. Fend off brain-hungry zombies by carefully placing right plants on your lawn in this light strategy with lots of humor. Free demo.

  • Tower Defense
  • Zombies
  • Strategy
  • Casual
SteamWorld Dig
75midScore

SteamWorld Dig

A beautiful steampunk-meets-wild-west platformer that plays more like an action-rpg. Combine that with exploration through mining to get a really addictive experience. Gamepad support.

  • Platformer
  • Mining
  • Steampunk
  • Indie
Wolf Among Us
79midScore

Wolf Among Us

A movie-meets-game formula that actually works, characters that you actually care for, great visuals, audio and voice acting. What else do you need? Served in bite sized episodic chunks.

  • Adventure
  • Detective
  • Episodic
  • Story Rich