Alfie Lee Atton

Alfie is Editor-in-Chief of Games Like Zone and has been an avid gamer since the age of 6. His also enjoys reading comics, B-grade horror movies, and travelling to obscure places in the world.

Best Idle Games Like Cookie Clickers

The best idle games like Cookie Clicker always appeal to our base addictions. Also referred to as ‘clicker games’ or ‘incremental games’, these titles generally involve you repeatedly performing simple actions (e.g. clicking the screen) to gain some form of currency. This is then used to purchase in-game items or power-ups that, in turn, increase your rate of passive income for you to buy more stu...[Read More]

10 Challenging Strategy Games Like Darkest Dungeon

Made by Red Hook Studios, Darkest Dungeon sees you guide a team of heroes down the dim corridors of a Lovecraft-esque dungeon. The core gameplay is an addictive mix of turn-based combat and real-time side-scrolling. Darkest Dungeon isn’t a ‘pure’ roguelike game, though it does contain many familiar elements that define the sub-genre. To survive, you’ll need to strike a bala...[Read More]

Farming Simulation Games Like Stardew Valley

Created by Eric Barone, Stardew Valley is a charming farming simulator that has captured the hearts of fans across the world. The game’s main premise is simple. You play a character who inherits a house and plot of land from your grandfather. At the start, everything is in disarray. It’s thus up to you to clear the mess to get a proper farm running. You’ll tend to your livestock and crops, t...[Read More]

Best Mobile Strategy Games Like Clash Royale

Games like Clash Royale are insane time-sinkers. Created by Supercell, Clash Royale is a multiplayer hybrid of tower defense, MOBA, and collectible card games. You play in an arena with two towers and a King’s Tower, dragging your cards (i.e. units) onto twin lanes to both defend and attack your opponent’s army and buildings. Every card has unique strengths and weaknesses, requiring varying levels...[Read More]

Best Gaming Blogs RETRONUKE

Best Gaming Blogs is our brand-new series committed to supporting the best gaming blogs across the Internet (especially indie ones!). For each post, we interview blog owners who inspire us with their original content and passion for all things gaming. Keen to be featured? Drop us a line here and tell us more about your gaming blog! Indie game developers with blogs are also welcomed! For our debut ...[Read More]

Best .io games like Games Similar to Like Games

The best .io games like make us all procrastinators. Here’s an example. Just the other day a friend rang me up. “Hey!” he said, “let’s meet up for a few drinks!” I said ‘Yes!’ – that is, “right after a quick game of”. Five minutes turned to ten. Ten to thirty. Before I knew it, an hour had passed and I’m still at home, well into my eighth match. My friend has all but given ...[Read More]

10 Online Board Games Like Risk

Risk is a classic board game invented by Albert Lamorisse (a film director, of all things!). His idea was later purchased by legendary game-makers Parker Brothers and first released to the public in 1957. Decades later, Risk still retains much of its original concept. You pick a side, deploy your troops, and attack others in a quest to achieve global dominance. Defense and reinforcements are also ...[Read More]

Best Gaming Headsets Sound BlasterX H5 Review Main Image

The Sound BlasterX H5 is, without a doubt, one of the best gaming headsets we’ve had the pleasure of testing. It basically has everything right going for it: fair pricing (you won’t break the bank with this one) coupled with a crisp well-balanced sound, solid craftsmanship, and smart design. Perhaps most important of all, this gaming headset is exceedingly comfortable to wear for hours on end (i.e...[Read More]

Block Puzzle Games Like Tetris Games Similar To Tetris

Created in 1984 by Alexey Pajitnov, Tetris remains remarkably popular even today, with official games still being produced for a variety of platforms. The premise of this block puzzle game remains simple: you align and rotate falling pieces of four connected blocks of various shapes to form lines that disappear, with the pace of the game increasing gradually. Games like Tetris prove that old-skool...[Read More]

Ragdoll Physics Games Like Happy Wheels Games Similar to Happy Wheels

Developed by Jim Bonacci, Happy Wheels is proof that the most addictive multiplatform games are often the most conceptually simple… and masochistic. You pick one of several characters, each with a unique vehicle, trying to race to the finish line or complete other seemingly innocuous objectives. However, spikes and various other deadly traps obstruct your way. One wrongly timed move ends wit...[Read More]

10 First-Person Horror Games Like Outlast

Outlast is a first-person horror game widely praised for its immersive psychiatric hospital setting and ability to invoke sheer terror via basic but creative game mechanics, including its now-famous ‘viewfinder’ perspective. You play as Miles Upshur, an investigative reporter hoping to uncover the disturbing truth behind Mount Massive Asylum. Things soon descend into chaos when Miles f...[Read More]

Addictive Games Like Games Similar To Slitherio

Developed by Steve Howse, is an immensely popular but simple online game where you start off as a small snake, gradually growing longer and larger as you consume glowing orbs scattered across the map or dropped from killed opponents. The game is in essence a modern take on the classic Nokia ‘snake’ game with better graphics, a large ‘arena’, and multiplayer support. There’s also a keen ...[Read More]

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