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Dementium

Dementium: The Ward could have been a Silent Hill game


'Konami said they wouldn't let a 'team like us' handle the Silent Hill property'
Apr 28
As the Internet continues to blink with incredulity at Konami's decision to spike one of the most exciting E3 teasers of all time, Silent Hills, here's another head-scratcher of a decision made by the Japanese ... read
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Renegade Kid

Xeodrifter rockets to PS4, Xbox One, Vita this spring


Poor Wii U
Feb 24
Xeodrifter is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Vita this spring, Renegade Kid announced today. The minimalist "Metroidvania" launched on 3DS and PC late last year, earning high marks from our own Jonathan Holmes, who said it might be the Mutant Mudds developer's "best game yet." The studio also just put out a special edition on Steam, which features a dev diary and soundtrack. Xeodrifter [Steam] read
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Moon Chronicles

Moon Chronicles gets a season pass, three more episodes coming next month


$9 for everything in February
Jan 29
Renegade Kid has unveiled a new plan for Moon Chronicles, as more is on the way next month. On February 5, episodes 2, 3, and 4 will drop for $4.50 apiece. Or, if you're in a more carefree mode of operation, $9 for the lot. Since the first episode already exists, the rest is basically an add-on for the previous package. Europe is still MIA in terms of a release of any kind. read
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Mutant Mudds sequel

Mutant Mudds Super Challenge coming to Wii U, 3DS


Challenging new pre-sequel announced for 2015 release
Jan 28
Renegade Kid has announced a new project, Mutant Mudds Super Challenge. According to studio co-founder Jools Watsham, the upcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS platformer isn't so much a direct sequel as it is  a "stepping sto... read
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Dementium

With the rights back in place, Dementium is coming to the 3DS


Arguably Renegade Kid's finest work
Dec 16
The Dementium series pushed the Nintendo DS to its limits, and reaped the rewards from a legion of fans that enjoyed the series for years. It's probably Renegade Kid's most known project, and now a new generation will be... read
Xeodrifter photo
Xeodrifter

Renegade Kid's Xeodrifter is out next week


December 11, with the eShop update
Dec 05
Renegade Kid is hard at work with multiple retro-themed projects, one of which is Xeodrifter for the Nintendo 3DS. While there wasn't an exact date in sight Jools Watsham has announced that it will drop next week on Dece... read
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Moon Wii U

Moon Chronicles might be on its way to Wii U


Some things will need to happen first
Nov 03
Moon Chronicles is coming to Wii U. Maybe. It's pending a Kickstarter campaign -- one that hasn't happened yet. Renegade Kid wants you to do stuff on Twitter first. The first-person shooter sort of launched on Nintendo ... read
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Xeodrifter

The first footage of Renegade Kid's Xeodrifter is totally doin' it for me


Love me some metroidvanias
Oct 08
In August, it was revealed that Mutant Mudds developer Renegade Kid was working on a metroidvania for Nintendo 3DS titled Xeodrifter. It's about an interstellar vagrant, and the game was supposedly born from a Moon... read
Xeodrifter photo
Xeodrifter

Renegade Kid announces new 3DS metroidvania


Xeodrifter coming to the eShop, and more updates from the Mutant Mudds studio
Aug 04
Mutant Mudds developer Renegade Kid unveiled a new project today in a developer diary over at GoNintendo. It's a bite-sized metroidvania game for Nintendo 3DS about an interstellar vagrant, entitled Xeodrifter, that... read
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Mutant Mudds

Mutant Mudds 3DS gets a free update to make it inline with Wii U


Ghost levels are a go
Jul 04
Mutant Mudds was released on the Nintendo 3DS all the way back in 2012, but it's still updated to this day. In addition to adding the Granny levels that were introduced with the PC version of the game, developer Renegade... read
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Mutant Mudds

Mutant Mudds 3DS to get 'Deluxe' update soon


For free
Jun 17
Mutant Mudds has been quite the cash cow for Renegade Kid. In addition to its original 3DS incarnation, the game has seen a release on Steam, the PSN, and the Wii U -- the latter of which got quite a few bits of extra content... read
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One small, tepid step
Five years ago, a little game by the name of Moon launched on the Nintendo DS. Being a competent first-person shooter on a portable platform, it was something of a curiosity. Studios seldom attempt the genre on handhelds, and... read feature

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Moon Chronicles 3DS

Moon Chronicles lands on Nintendo 3DS eShop next week


One small step for man, one dark secret for all mankind
May 09
Nintendo 3DS first-person shooter Moon Chronicles is blasting off on May 15, Renegade Kid announced today. The first four chapters of the remastered Nintendo DS game will be available to download starting next week ... read
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Renegade Kid

Renegade Kid working on another 'experimental' 2D game for 3DS


After failed Cult County Kickstarter
May 05
Renegade Kid's Cult County Kickstarter failed to obtain its desired funding level, but the studio is moving on -- starting with its episodic revival of the Moon franchise on the 3DS. But in addition to Treasurenauts... read
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Cult County Kickstarter

Renegade Kid's Cult County Kickstarter project fails


The studio is currently 'discussing other options' on how to proceed
May 03
On Friday, the clock struck zero for Renegade Kid's Kickstarter project Cult County. The crowdfunding campaign failed to achieve its $580,000 goal by a wide margin. It seems that target was a bridge too far, as the Mutan... read
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Renegade Kid

Renegade Kid drops some early footage of Cult County


Check out the survival horror game in action
Apr 10
Renegade Kid is currently in the process of seeking funding for Cult County, which is set to hit all major consoles and PC. One of the best things you can do in a Kickstarter campaign is quell people's fears with actual game... read
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Cult County

Renegade Kid wants to channel classic survival horror with Cult County


The Walking Dead + Silent Hill + Resident Evil = success?
Apr 02
Developer Renegade Kid, responsible for the DS survival horror adventure Dementium: The Ward and sci-fi shooter Moon, has taken to Kickstarter with a brand new project. It's called Cult County, and it aims to blend specific e... read
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Renegade Kid

Renegade Kid is launching something on April 2


Blackula's absence confirmed
Mar 29
Word from Renegade Kid (Mutant Mudds, Treasurenauts, Moon, Dementium) is that they'll be launching a new Kickstarter on April 2nd. They're keeping the specifics under wraps, but I did get a hint that there may be first person... read
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Treasurenauts trailer

Treasurenauts gets a new trailer with Mutant Mudds hero


I'm liking the music
Feb 13
Renegade Kid has a lot of projects in the works -- Moon Chronicles, Cult County, and Treasurenauts. Of all of the games in their upcoming portfolio though I'm the most interested in the latter, which features old school 2D e... read
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Moon Chronicles

New Moon Chronicles trailer teases lunar mysteries


Remake due this Spring
Feb 05
Renegade Kid has released a new trailer for Moon Chronicles, recently announced for Nintendo 3DS. The remake of the 2009 first-person shooter released for the DS boasts improved graphics in full 3D and will be delivered in f... read
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Moon coming to 3DS

Renegade Kid shooter Moon Chronicles announced for 3DS


Episodic first-person shooter coming to Nintendo eShop this spring
Jan 25
Mutant Mudds studio Renegade Kid has announced Moon Chronicles, a remake of the 2009 Nintendo DS first-person shooter Moon, for release on 3DS this spring. The remastered sci-fi adventure will follow an episodic structure thi... read
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Mutant Mudds PSN

Mutant Mudds is all kinds of wonderful on PS Vita


Portabliss
Dec 18
Mutant Mudds: Deluxe is great. It's really great. And now it's great on Sony platforms. Great! Renegade Kid's 12-bit platformer made the jump to PlayStation 3 and Vita this week, offering Cross-Buy and Cross-Save functionalit... read
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Mutant Mudds Deluxe

Mutant Mudds Deluxe is still solid on Steam


Pretty much the same as the Wii U version
Nov 26
Mutant Mudds Deluxe is out this week on Steam, which marks the first time the newly enhanced version is available outside of the Wii U. As a pure platformer through and through, the extra levels and increased difficulty help ... read
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Steam

Renegade Kid's Mutant Mudds Deluxe hits Steam Thursday


A long time coming
Nov 19
Funny how these things turn out. The long-awaited Steam version of Mutant Mudds Deluxe is actually releasing earlier than expected -- it's now ready to launch on November 21, 2013. The Wii U version's 20 new ghost levels are ... read
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Sound design

Dementium II HD sound effects provided by schnauzer


Developer diary reveals some!
Nov 18
A new developer diary for Dementium II HD has been unleashed upon an unwitting world. This time, sound designer Morné Marais goes over some of his approaches to creating audio for the game, always crucial to evoking the proper mood in a horror title.  Who knew such a cute little mutt could be responsible for so many horrible sounds? read
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Dementium II HD

Dementium II HD features high resolution rust


Somebody really ought to fix those railings
Nov 01
Progress continues on the PC and Mac bound Dementium II HD, a visually enhanced version of the highly creepy Nintendo DS game from Renegade Kid. A new teaser trailer, seen above, flits about from one filthy hospital environm... read
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Mutant Mudds: Vita & PS3

Renegade Kid plans holiday launch for Mutant Mudds on PSN


Equipped with both cross-buy and cross-save features
Oct 27
Renegade Kid is targeting a "Christmas" launch for Mutant Mudds Deluxe on PlayStation 3 and Vita, director Jools Watsham has announced. The PlayStation Network release will be cross-buy and also features cross-save funct... read
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Treasurenauts

Treasurenauts rated by ESRB, possibly coming in December


3DS is the only platform planned, with a possible Wii U release in the future
Sep 23
[Update: Jools Watsham has informed Destructoid that Treasurenauts will be at Nintendo's booth at IndieCade in early October. The demo will feature three levels, one of which is a boss battle.] Renegade Kid's next retro-centr... read
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Renegade Kid

Renegade Kid is holding a Wii U & 3DS eShop sale


Get some great games for 30% off
Sep 11
Renegade Kid has been pumping out some amazing retro experiences lately, and if you've yet to bite, maybe this 3DS and Wii U sale will change your mind. Starting September 12th, you can get 30% off of Mutant Mudds (3DS), Bomb... read
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Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes treasures cults with Jools Watsham


Get to know the people that make great videogames
Jul 14
Today on Sup Holmes, we welcome back Jools Watsham of Renegade Kid to the program. Since we last spoke with Jools, he's seen the meteoric success of Mutant Mudds on the 3DS, released a puzzle game about monkeys, put out his ... read
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Renegade Kid and Moon

The rights to the Moon IP revert to Renegade Kid in 2014


If you wanted a Moon 2, it may happen
Jul 02
Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham has some good news for Moon fans -- they will regain the rights to the Moon IP in 2014. Apparently a deal was struck between Renegade Kid and the publisher (Mastiff) in 2009, with a five year agre... read
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Bustin' makes me feel good
Last year, Renegade Kid released Mutant Mudds on the 3DS eShop, where the "12-bit" throwback platformer became an immediate hit. Since then, ports have appeared on PC and iOS, each version introducing new levels and features.... read feature







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