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Punishing platformer Cloudberry Kingdom is out this week


6:00 PM on 07.30.2013



Wow. I had completely forgotten a) Cloudberry Kingdom, that brutal-looking platformer with randomly-generated levels, even exists and b) that it was originally funded via Kickstarter -- with a $20,000 goal, no less. Guess what? It's out this week! On PlayStation Network (today), Xbox Live Arcade/Steam (July 31), and Wii U eShop (August 1). There's also a PlayStation Vita version planned for "later this year."

This should appeal to those of us who enjoy the challenge of, say, Super Meat Boy with the unpredictability of recent roguelikes. I still think the art style is a bit gross, but it's better than the original pitch for Cloudberry Kingdom and it does get the job done. More than anything, I'm dying to give the co-op a try. There's going to be lots of yelling. Sorry, neighbors.








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6:00 PM on 08.05.2013
Review: Cloudberry Kingdom

What started out as a Kickstarter project with a meager $20,000 funding goal has been picked up by Ubisoft, of all publishers, and brought to the usual digital platforms. At first glance, Cloudberry Kingdom may not be much to...more



7:00 AM on 06.15.2013
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom

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2:30 PM on 04.16.2013
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