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Axiom Verge 'probably' coming to Wii U in 2016


From our comments section
Jun 21
 
Destructoid has had Metroid on the brain all week. Believe it or not, we've secretly been holding back from writing more about the series than we already have. We almost put together a feature about some of the awesome looki...




Axiom Verge is relatively the same on PC, with one helpful upgrade


On Steam this week
May 13
 
Axiom Verge releases tomorrow on Steam. If you've read my review of the game from its earlier PS4 launch, you already know that I think it's a solidly designed exploration-based platform title. I'm happy to report that it's j...




Axiom Verge explores PC starting May 14


Cross-buy PlayStation Vita release to follow
Apr 22
 
Following its recent debut on PlayStation 4, Tom Happ's indie Metroidvania Axiom Verge is wandering to Windows PC on May 14, the developer announced today. Destructoid's Conrad Zimmerman was quite fond of the game, despite so...




Review: Axiom Verge


Verging on greatness
Mar 30
 
It seems like a foregone conclusion when looking at Axiom Verge that comparisons are going to be made to Metroid. It is, without doubt, similar in more ways than it differs from Nintendo's iconic franchise. The differences matter, though, and Axiom Verge merges classic environment design with new mechanical twists, producing a game that feels both familiar and fresh at the same time.




Game News Haikus: PAX East Edition


Zen distilled stories
Mar 17
 
Last week's video was a little late thanks to PAX East, and I said I'd make it up to you. This week, instead of seven haikus we have ten, and for good reason. In this series, we normally take a look at the stories that gathe...




Spring Fever '15 might be PSN's best promotion ever


Titan Souls, Shovel Knight, Bastion, Hotline Miami 2, Axiom Verge, and more!
Feb 26
 
Sony is back with its annual "Spring Fever" promotion, and boy howdy is it a good one. Starting March 3, PSN will have eight solid weeks of hot new digital releases, all of which will be available at a discount for PlayStatio...




Axiom Verge debuts on PS4 in late March, other versions to follow


The spirit of Metroid lives on
Feb 23
 
There are plenty of upcoming Metroid-like games, but there is only one Axiom Verge, and it's almost here at last. Creator Tom Happ shared new details in a blog post today including the PlayStation 4 launch date (March 31, 201...




Axiom Verge does speedrunning and gifs right


Separate mode for when you gotta go fast
Jan 26
 
I had Axiom Verge on my mind earlier today when writing about Ghost Song, another promising Metroidvania. This slick gif ensures the game will remain there for the rest of the day. Designer Tom Happ included it in a blog post...




The five best indie games at PlayStation Experience


In no particular order
Dec 12
 
With regard to games shown at last weekend's PlayStation Experience, Sony had two noticeable strengths: its first-party mega-titles and the projects of its ever-growing stable of independent developers. While PlayStation fans...




Axiom Verge is the Metroid game we've been wanting for years


PS4/PS Vita first and then PC
May 01
 
A bunch of games we like were confirmed for PlayStation systems yesterday at a Sony indie event and the two that I'm most dying to get my hands on are Jamestown Plus (the original is possibly my favorite shmup) and Axiom Ver...





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