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Space Beast Terror Fright

Space Beast Terror Fright is still my favorite Aliens game

[Disclosure: The developers put my name in Space Beast Terror Fright's random name generator along with a bunch of other people who showed interest in the game early on. As always, no relationships, personal or professional, were factored i...   read

 
 
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Phantasmal Early Access
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Lovecraft-influenced roguelike Phantasmal creeps onto Early Access

New Zealand-based indie studio Eyemobi has released its Kickstartered survival horror roguelike Phantasmal: City of Darkness onto Steam Early Access. If you're unfamiliar with the project, Phantasmal is described by its...   read

 
 

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Brutal Doom Mod v20.0
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Paint it red: Brutal Doom v20.0 gets a release date and a gruesome new trailer

Modder SGtMarkIV has released a blood-drenched announcement trailer for the upcoming version 20.0 of his appropriately titled Brutal Doom mod, which is scheduled to release on June 5. According to the modder's...   read

 
 
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Devolver demos

Indulge your murder boner with these latest Devolver demos

In the not-so-golden era of tiered pre-order pricing shenanigans, shady downloadable content marketing, and other distasteful practices, it makes one wonder: whatever happened to the beloved demo build? Apparently the go...   read

 
 
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Not A Hero Let's Play
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Watch Bunnylord f@%k s*#t up in Not A Hero

Roll7's stylish 2D arcade-style shooter Not A Hero has quickly become a frontrunner for my favorite gleefully homicidal title due for release this year. While it's quite a change of pace from the fantastic, ultra-technical s...   read

 
 
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Tower of Guns on console
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Tower of Guns available on Xbox One, PS4, and PS3

If you're looking for a little something extra special for your current-gen console of choice, I've got some exceptionally good news to share with you. The outstanding, previously PC-only FPS roguelike Tower of Guns has launched on the Pla...   read

 
 
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StarCrawlers preview

StarCrawlers is sci-fi dungeon crawling done right

Juggernaut Games’ Kickstarter-funded sci-fi dungeon crawler StarCrawlers went into Early Access on Steam just a couple of weeks ago and seems to be doing quite well for itself based on the positive Steam reviews posted so far. Ev...   read

 
 
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SteamWorld Heist Combat
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SteamWorld Heist gameplay video highlights turn-based combat

One of my biggest regrets from PAX East this year was missing the chance to get some hands-on time with Image & Form Games' new turn-based space adventure title SteamWorld Heist. Even though the appointment unfortunately fell...   read

 
 
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Dark Souls II Upgrade

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade and pricing systems detailed

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin is scheduled to launch on Steam this Wednesday, April 1 with current and last-gen counterparts becoming available the following Tuesday, April 7. From Software has described the reissue as a "Director...   read

 
 
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Pythetron Kickstarter
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Gorgeous 2.5D shoot-'em-up Pythetron now on Kickstarter

Talented game designer and artist TJ Townsend has taken his visually stunning 2.5D shoot-'em-up Pythetron to Kickstarter, looking to secure -- in today's crowdfunding terms -- a very reasonable $5,000 to finish up ...   read

 
 


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Devolver Digital Stream

The Devolver Digital and Destructoid live-stream series starts today

Howdy, partners! In a special collaboration with the city slickers over at Devolver Digital, we're gunning for a five-day-long series of live game streams on our Destructoid Twitch account featuring some of the rootinest tootinest unrelease...   read

 
 
Upsilon Circuit preview photo
Upsilon Circuit preview

Upsilon Circuit could redefine multiplayer in online gaming

Robot Loves Kitty's ambitious Upsilon Circuit is what I would consider the quintessential slow-burn, developing story in independent games today. In keeping with the premise of the TV game show-inspired title, the New England-based studio h...   read

 
 
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Masquerada preview

Talk turns technical with Masquerada: Songs and Shadows' Ian Gregory

While at PAX East, I was fortunate enough to schedule a chat with the co-founder and creative director of Singapore-based Witching Hour Studios, Ian Gregory, to talk about the studio's beautiful upcoming "pause-for-tacti...   read

 
 
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StarCrwalers Early Access
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Spacepunk dungeon crawler StarCrawlers enters Early Access

Just over one year ago today, Juggernaut Games took its promising cyberpunk-in-space, first-person dungeon crawler StarCrawler to Kickstarter. Easily surpassing the $65,000 minimum goal necessary to fund the game, it eventually topped...   read

 
 
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RIVE preview
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RIVE was my favorite twin-stick shooter at PAX East

When I learned that Netherlands-based Two Tribes Studios (Toki Tori & Toki Tori 2) was bringing its snazzy metal-wrecking, robot-hacking, twin-stick shooter RIVE to PAX East this year, I jumped at the chance to set ...   read

 
 
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Dropsy preview

Dropsy challenges perceptions of beauty, proves that love really can conquer all

One of the highlights of my time at PAX East was sitting down and chatting with Dropsy’s creator, Jay Tholen. Jay’s a quiet, thoughtful man with what seems to be unlimited creative energy at his disposal. His sometimes offbeat, ...   read

 
 
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The Swindle preview

The Swindle perfectly balances roguelike mechanics with approachable gameplay

On my last day covering PAX East, I had the chance to sit down with the inimitable Dan Marshall from Size Five Games to have a look at his gorgeous, stealthy, steampunk-centric burglary simulator The Swindle. We’ve posted about D...   read

 
 
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Dad by the Sword
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Dad by the Sword features limp, floppy swords

Dad by the Sword is iOS developer Rocketcat Games' first entry into the PC market and boy howdy, is it a doozy. Part sword-fighting simulator, part long-running dad joke, all demented loveliness. Rocketcat's design experiment-turned-v...   read

 
 
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Enter the Gungeon preview

D&D meets bullet-hell shooter in Enter the Gungeon

During my time on the show floor at PAX East 2015, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dodge Roll Games to get a hands-on demo of its new gun-fighting dungeon crawler, Enter the Gungeon. When you think gun-centric games, Gearbox’s...   read

 
 
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Necropolis preview

Harebrained Schemes nails it once again with Necropolis

As I explored the opening area of Harebrained Schemes' third-person action roguelike Necropolis at PAX East 2015, I discovered an inviting treasure chest. Upon opening it, I realized too late that I wasn’t alone in that first room. Wh...   read

 
 
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Fancy Skulls
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Modern art meets roguelike FPS in Fancy Skulls

Fancy Skulls is a challenging and visually striking first-person shooter that features random level generation, permadeath, and a distinct art style straddling the line between looking like Foster's Home for Imaginary Friend...   read

 
 
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AIPD GDC trailer
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Beautiful UE4-powered shooter AIPD coming to GDC

Artificial Intelligence Police Department, or AIPD for short, is an upcoming top-down, twin-stick shooter from Frankfurt-based studio Blazing Badger. It recently released this luminous new trailer for its debut title&nb...   read

 
 
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Sublevel Zero
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Sublevel Zero is your new 6DoF roguelike shooter

Sublevel Zero is England-based studio Sigtrap's new roguelike reimagining of the first-person, six-degree-of-freedom shooter. Influences on the game's design swing from classic 6DoF titles like Descent to modern roguelike shooter...   read

 
 
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Shelter 2 Trailer
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Shelter 2's latest trailer will thaw the coldest of hearts

I was reminded of Might and Delight's upcoming abstract adventure game Shelter 2 the other evening as I was winding my way up into the snowy, North Carolina highlands at dusk. As I made the last few icy turns approaching my desti...   read

 
 
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Capcom: No co-op for you!

Capcom pulls switcheroo with Resident Evil: Revelations 2

No stranger to controversy, Capcom is again making the headlines of popular gaming websites after delisting an offline cooperative mode that was advertised for the PC version of the episodic Resident Evil: Revelations 2 prior to i...   read

 
 


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Salt and Sanctuary in co-op is a blast, but these item/progress-blocking glitches suck ass! Protip: keep co-op and single-player characters separate so you dont run into this

 
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