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Contrast lets you solve puzzles in the 1920s as a shadow


6:30 PM on 09.05.2013



I hope Compulsion Games is able to build an audience for Contrast. While this may be a puzzle-platformer, its subject matter is darker, more adult than what you might normally associate with the genre. Caitlin and Spencer caught this shadowy PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One title at PAX Prime 2013. Spoiler: they liked it!

For long-time Dtoiders, the person excitedly yelling "You are here!" to Jonathan Holmes was Alex "Dyson" Ryan. Still cracking up.








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2:00 PM on 11.15.2013
Review: Contrast

There aren't many games out there that deal with children and their struggle to cope with situations that we take for granted every day. While there are some stories out there like Papo & Yo, the market isn't exactly fill...more



8:15 AM on 11.14.2013
Contrast is nearly upon us, and free on PlayStation Plus

The PlayStation 4 is nearly here, and I couldn't care less about the hardware right now -- I just want to start playing some new games! And it'll be pretty easy to do that if you're a PlayStation Plus member, as you can pick...more



11:00 PM on 06.28.2013
New Contrast screens are stark & stylin'

I fell for Contrast's Roaring Twenties, film noir meets Mediterranean architecture style when I caught its trailer during E3. Be sure to watch for the fabulous, jazzy, Ella Fitzgerald-inspired singing act, too. While I was ...more



2:00 AM on 06.11.2013
Stylish, sultry Contrast available on PS4 at launch

I'm in love. Contrast is slated to come to PC, PS3 (PSN), and Xbox 360 (XBLA) by year's end, but according to the game's website it will also be available for PS4 at launch. Also, the above YouTube trailer is designated "(PS...more



1:30 PM on 05.24.2013
Curious platformer Contrast also hitting PSN and XBLA

Joining the already announced PC version, Compulsion Games has signed on with Focus Home Interactive to bring its hybrid 2D/3D puzzle platformer Contrast to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network later this year. Set in th...more




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Club Nintendo EU has a physical Kirby: Triple Deluxe soundtrack

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11:30 AM on 09.22.2014
Poncho is a cute robot in a lovely open-world platformer

It always hurts my heart a little bit to see what looks like a great game failing to gain traction on Kickstarter. Certainly, the crowdfunding community is more cautious these days than it used to be, and with good reason in...more



10:30 AM on 09.22.2014
Here's a full playthrough of the second Mighty No. 9 beta stage

The second Mighty No. 9 beta stage focuses on the female No. 2 boss, who is a master of ice and water. In addition to my playthrough of the first stage here, you can also get a better look at the next phase of the beta ...more



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