Rolling on to day number nine in the two weeks of daily bundles, today there are three more games available for your donation, all with a focus on aerial combat. If you’re looking for a great value on a bunch of games, this is another bundle that’s going to disappoint, but purchased separately right now off of Steam the total cost for all three games would be around $26, so you’re still able to get three games at less than half price. You can also give everything to charity, which is always a nice draw. As with other recent offerings, there’s one core game for the bundle, a second unlocks if you beat the average, while the third requires at least a $10 donation. Here’s the short list of the three games:

  • Race the Sun (79%, 08/2013): pilot your solar powered craft through a maze-like minimalist landscape and try not to crash or get caught in the shadows, competing against others on the daily leader boards; donate $1 or more
  • Guns of Icarus Online (64%, 11/2012): a Kickstarter project involving online PvP gameplay with steampunk airships; pay more than the current average ($3.41) to unlock
  • Strike Vector (73%, 01/2014): a multiplayer third-person aerial shooter, sort of like Unreal Tournament in the skies; $10 or higher donation required to unlock

Graphically, the games aren’t state-of-the-art, but they’re all 3D and the two unlockable games will push your hardware at least a little bit. That may or may not be a good thing – one of the aspects I like most with a lot of indie games is that most run great even with laptop iGPUs, so if you’re on the road and didn’t pack along a gaming notebook, you can still do more than play Facebook games and the like. If you're looking for lighter gaming options, Indie Royale has also posted their latest Mixer #4 Bundle that has eight games currently (with a ninth to be named later), for a current minimum price of $4.70.

Source: Humble Bundle

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  • JeffFlanagan - Thursday, May 22, 2014 - link

    >Graphically, the games aren’t state-of-the-art, but they’re all 3D

    The still at the top of the article looks beautiful.
  • Subyman - Thursday, May 22, 2014 - link

    That's probably concept art.
  • konistehrad - Thursday, May 22, 2014 - link

    I helped make this game and can confirm it's an in-game screenshot, taken in spectator mode. :)
  • JeffFlanagan - Thursday, May 22, 2014 - link

    Thanks konistehrad. I bought the bundle yesterday afternoon, but won't have a chance to try the games I've bought until the weekend. I look forward to checking out your game.

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