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Celeste Review: A Perfect View of Heaven
4 months ago

Celeste Review: A Perfect View of Heaven

With 2017 behind us, we also look back on some great Indie games that have come and gone and still hold a special place in our hearts and minds. Here …
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Seasons After Fall review: Foxing with nature
11 months ago

Seasons After Fall review: Foxing with nature

Living in Scotland, I know only too well the daily adventure called changeable weather. Now gamers throughout the world can also experience four seasons in one day thanks to Swing …
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Typoman Revised review: Must try harder
1 year ago

Typoman Revised review: Must try harder

It’s been almost seven years since Playdead’s LIMBO wowed us with their moody take on the puzzle platformer. Every year we see a flurry of new contenders, trying to match …
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Toy Odyssey: The Lost and Found review: Old skool playtime
2 years ago

Toy Odyssey: The Lost and Found review: Old skool playtime

Like a veritable toy box, Toy Odyssey: The Lost and Found is a roguelike, Metroidvania style, action-platformer with some tower defense and RPG elements thrown in for good measure. We …
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Forgotton Anne heading to Xbox One in 2017
2 years ago

Forgotton Anne heading to Xbox One in 2017

Forgotton Anne, from Danish studio ThroughLine Games and publishers Square Enix Collective, is heading to Xbox One early next year. You play as Anne, the enforcer who keeps order in …
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SteamWorld Dig review (Xbox One)
3 years ago

SteamWorld Dig review (Xbox One)

First things first — SteamWorld Dig is my favorite game on the Nintendo 3DS. Period. Above any of the Marios, Zeldas or anything else that has come out on that system so far. Read More

Mega Coin Squad review (Xbox One)
3 years ago

Mega Coin Squad review (Xbox One)

Mega Coin Squad was developed by Big Pixel Studios and published by Adult Swim Games on Xbox One. It was released on May 20, 2015 for $14.99. A copy was provided by Big Pixel Studios for review purposes.

Mega Coin Squad for Xbox One

You know you’re playing a special game when you are actually standing up out of your seat and cursing out loud at the creature that just killed you, but you can’t wait to hit continue and try again. Mega Coin Squad made me do that — a lot.

Big Pixel Studios’ platformer distills everything you like about platformers down to the bare essentials. You run and jump, you shoot, you dash, you collect coins and you die. A lot. And it’s also a lot of fun.

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Assassin’s Creed Chronicles to spawn multiple games
3 years ago

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles to spawn multiple games

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Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China, the 2.5D action game coming out later this month, will not be the only entry in the Chronicles series. Ubisoft recently announced two future titles that will take place in India and Russia; these games will feature new protagonists and distinctive settings. Stylistically, the games will stand on their own. The setting in China, for example, is heavily influenced by 16th century China melded with a more modern ink aesthetic, creating what Art Director Glenn Brace calls a “romantic, impressionist vibe.” He goes on to discuss the importance of rich, bright colors in India and how Russia, which takes place in the 20th century, makes use of the advent of “photography, graphics, poster art, [and] constructivism.”

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Ducktales Remastered announced for Summer 2013

The original NES Ducktales game was one of the gems of the era, an incredible platformer designed by the creator of Megaman, Keiji Inafune. It contained one of the …
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Retro Family perform “The Butler” from Pid
6 years ago

Retro Family perform “The Butler” from Pid

Might and Delight’s new 2D-platformer Pid, is set to have an awesome soundtrack along with it’s gorgeous graphics thanks to Retro Family. The game, which stars a schoolboy who finds …
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