Tower of Guns

image credit: towerofguns.com
image credit: towerofguns.com

Tower of Guns by Terrible Posture Games is deceptively simple first person shooter that I think older gamers will find enjoyable. Frustratingly hard at first you might be tempted to give up but close  your eyes and get in the mind set of those unforgiving FPS from the 90s.

Random levels, enemies, bosses, and power ups make Tower of Guns interesting if you are willing to accept death and start over again and again. Depending on how good you are a complete game session lasts anywhere from 5 minutes to 1 hour, but you will get better because you start to figure out what works and what doesn’t each play-through. You also unlock new weapons that might better suit your play style. You figure out how that weird spinning enemy attacks.

Chockfull of weird visuals, secrets, humor, and randomness the game grows on you  despite having barely any story or point beyond destroying everything (except maybe hugbots because they’re so cute… they just want a hug!). Were you once obsessed with Doom and Quake? You might like this quick blast from the past with some features that make it more fun in this modern era of gaming.