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Risk of Rain  



Risk of Rain out now on Steam


10:00 PM on 11.09.2013



After a successful Kickstarter campaign and making it to Steam Greenlight, the developers behind Risk of Rain have finally released their high-octane roguelike action/RPG on Steam for $9.99. To celebrate, the folks at Hoopoo Games have put out a sweet launch trailer to show off their hectic title.

Risk of Rain is an action/RPG platformer that challenges players to make it through a variety of randomly generated levels while fighting hoards of bizarre monsters and enemies. With over 100 weapons and items, several unique characters possessing their own skills and quirks, and online co-op and multiplayer modes, the game should put players' skills to the test with its take on the roguelike sub-genre. And yes, there is permadeath.








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4:00 PM on 10.22.2014
Risk of Rain's new engine should mean less slowdown

Risk of Rain is a great little action platformer that'll make you feel like garbage before building you up into an unstoppable force of destruction. Try it, sometime! You can even bring friends along. Developer Hopoo Games ha...more



1:45 PM on 04.25.2014
Risk of Rain is worth getting for $3.39 on Steam

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6:30 PM on 02.11.2014
Risk of Rain is coming to PS Vita

I quite enjoy playing Hopoo Games' action-platformer Risk of Rain, and like most independently-developed games, I'd be happy to see it ported over to PlayStation Vita. That's happening. The list of indies on the handheld grow...more



4:00 PM on 01.04.2014
Risk of Rain is my new roguelike obsession

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4:00 PM on 11.14.2013
Review: Risk of Rain

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