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Review: Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King

You know what I really want to play on my Switch? 2D Zelda games! But with the Virtual Console nowhere in sight, our options are pretty limited. In comes Blossom Tales, a 2D Zelda clone that doesn't do anything amazing for the gen...

 
 
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Vs. Super Mario Bros. is ready to crush your soul on Switch

As I reported last week, Vs. Super Mario Bros. came out today on the Switch eShop. We weren't sure if the title would be coming to the US, but Nintendo surprised us all and released it for everyone to enjoy! I use that word liberally, becau...

 
 
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Cuphead passes two million sales

I don't expect to write about every sales milestone Cuphead clears, but I can't seem to resist. Knowing that the wonderfully-animated run-and-gun game sold a million copies made me happy back in October. Learning today that it has now passe...

 
 
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Vs. Super Mario Bros. will be hitting the Japanese eShop soon

It's been awhile since we've heard about Nintendo's efforts to port the arcade iterations of its classics to the Switch, but we seem to be getting a second entry before the end of the year. Heading to the Japanese eShop on December 22, Vs. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 joins Sega's free mobile game initiative

Sonic has had a bit of a crazy year. While Sonic Mania was well received by both fans and critics, Sonic Forces is a bit of a mess. Some people can dig it, but the general consensus seems to be that the game was a missed opportunity. Why no...

 
 
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Action-plaftormer Cursed Castilla heading to Vita next month

Locomalito's brilliant arcade-style 2D action game Cursed Castilla is making its way to PlayStation Vita soon. It's not every day we get to talk about the system, much less in a positive light. The digital edition will be out November 9 for...

 
 
 
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Shovel Knight gets a spooky sale for Halloween

If you love video games and haven't bought Shovel Knight, then what are you doing with your life? Also, now might be a good time to jump in as Yacht Club Games has put the game on sale for every single platform (and there are a lot) to cele...

 
 
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Review: The Mummy Demastered

I haven't seen this year's reboot of The Mummy and barring a long international flight or a drunken impulse rental on Amazon, I never will. The original Brendan Fraser-led Mummy movies? Sure! You know I'm down. But I'm not at all invested i...

 
 
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Review: Lichtspeer

Sometimes it feels like I've done it all. I've been a military man, I've been a wizard, I've been a space traveler, I've been a space wizard. Then something like Lichtspeer comes along with its own unique aesthetic and reminds me how many d...

 
 
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Cuphead has cleared one million sales

If you've been enjoying Cuphead and want the talented folks at Studio MDHR to continue making games, real good news on that front: two weeks later, they've sold one million copies. "We have worked tirelessly over the past few years to deliv...

 
 
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Review: Axiom Verge (Switch)

The original Metroid casts a long shadow, and it's clearly had an enormous influence on current-day game creators. The concept of an interconnected world where progress is gated by your abilities never really gets old, and it's resonat...

 
 
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Review: Cuphead

Beating Cuphead should come with a complimentary Mensa membership. It's a tough game, but Cuphead's difficulty lies more in exhaustive pattern recognition than anywhere else. Reactive shooting and jumping only go so far. Eventuall...

 
 
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Blaster Master Zero's next update adds a 'Boss Rush' mode

I'm surprised that I'm still writing about Blaster Master Zero. The game launched alongside the Switch, but is still receiving a bunch of free updates with new game modes and characters. The next update to come to the 2D revival will be a b...

 
 
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Don't let Cuphead's art overshadow its soundtrack

Cuphead is out next Friday, and I can hardly believe it's almost here. I've been so obsessed with the exquisite art and animation that Kristofer Maddigan's big-band soundtrack has gone under-noticed. Nothing like a behind-the-scenes look at...

 
 
 
 
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Are you down to play Super Meat Boy again on Nintendo Switch?

As if that image didn't make it clear enough, Super Meat Boy is coming to Nintendo Switch. There aren't any pricing or release details circulating yet, but there it is. It's confirmed! In a follow-up tweet, Team Meat made it clear this is ...

 
 
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Speed past your friends in Sonic Mania's competition mode!

With how popular split-screen gaming used to be in the retro days, its crazy that Sonic never really had a competitive multiplayer mode outside of Sonic 2 and 3. I have a lot of memories of wanting a full on co-op experience like that, tink...

 
 
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AM2R developer gets hired at Moon Studios

The saga of Nintendo versus various fan games has been a hot topic for a lot of people. While Nintendo may hold all the legal rights to own and distribute their IPs, what is the harm in a free fan game floating around? If anything, it build...

 
 




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