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A Robot Named Fight! (PC) Review - Super Permadeath, Super Roguelike, Super Metroidvania 4

A Robot Named Fight! (PC) Review – Super Permadeath, Super Roguelike, Super Metroidvania

A Robot Named Fight! somehow does the unimaginable and successfully combines the Metroidvania and Roguelike genres with procedurally generated maps. Fans of Super Metroid will feel right at home with A Robot...
Alwa's Awakening (PC) Review: Charming Lands Marred By Unwieldly Mechanics 1

Alwa’s Awakening (PC) Review: Charming Lands Marred By Unwieldly Mechanics

Alwa's Awakening is a charming NES-style adventure, one that will relax players for many hours with its platforming magic powers and pretty pixelated countryside. At least, until its difficulty ramps up,...
Motion Twin set to release action-packed Dead Cells to Steam Early Access 1

Motion Twin Set to Release “RogueVania” Dead Cells to Steam Early Access

The Metroidvania formula is one many of us are quite familiar with, but the people from Motion Twin are set to add another genre to the mix; Rogue-lites. Dead Cells will be...
Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight Review 4

Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight Review

Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight is the fourth title in a series of Metroidvania games most people probably aren't familiar with, myself included. The series started with two free indie games...
Song of the Deep (PS4) Review 4

Song of the Deep (PS4) Review

The very idea of Song of the Deep didn’t instill me with much faith. Insomniac Games is one of my favourite developers, but seeing them try their hand at a worn...
Headlander (PS4) Review

Headlander (PS4) Review

Double Fine’s offerings have been off lately, haven’t they? The decorated developer’s output has left me cold over the last few years. It’s been feeling like their trademark wackiness has been...
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (Xbox One) Review 5

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (Xbox One) Review

The notion that any piece of art is perfect is just wrong, but sometimes you can get pretty close. That’s how I feel about Asteroid Base’s latest game, Lovers in a...
Xeodrifter (PS4) Review 6

Xeodrifter (PS4) Review

If I were to describe Xeodrifter in its most simple form, it would sound like every other indie game out there. It’s an 8-bit metroidvania-style shooter with RPG elements developed by...
Chasm Preview - Cavernous Depths - 2015-06-29 15:51:26

Chasm Preview – Cavernous Depths

For a lot of people, Chasm is a bit of a dream game in terms of the genre mashups it’s boasting. Looking at the Kickstarter campaign page drops names like Metroid,...
Apotheon (PS4) Review - 2015-02-16 11:24:34

Apotheon (PS4) Review

All It’ll Cost You Is Time Sony does some decidedly original marketing when it comes to the release of indie games. One of their riskier tactics is to make games free, which...
The Tale of Buck a Kickstarter About a Dog 1

The Tale of Buck a Kickstarter About a Dog

Ever since game designer Gal Kfir got his dog Buck 17 years ago, he knew he wanted to make a videogame about his canine.  Kfir always  wanted to be a game...
Strider: A Cut Above (PS4) Review 3

Strider: A Cut Above (PS4) Review

Capcom’s Strider was one of the arcade coin-op action games instrumental in solidifying my hobby as a console gamer. It begat two popular console games of the same name; one a...