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Review: Crawl

This is a review for Crawl. Yes, that Crawl. The one with all the gorgeous pixel art and GIFs you've been seeing on Twitter since God knows when. The one you might remember having played a few years ago, maybe with friends, hanging out on s...   read

 
 
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Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 is real and coming this year

A little over 10 years ago, Atlus released one of the defining RPGs for the Nintendo DS with Etrian Odyssey. Overwhelmed by role-playing games on the system, I skipped the series until The Drowned City and realized I had been miss...   read

 
 

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Crawl's Early Access exit and console debut are set for April 11

With the news that Crawl is nearing a full launch on April 11, 2017, I'm left wondering if I had even realized, until just now, that Powerhoof was still doing its dungeon-based friend-slaying thing on Steam Early Access. Well, either way, n...   read

 
 
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Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ hits Switch on March 17 for $40

After a launch announcement and a subsquent delay, Nicalis has announced that Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will hit the Nintendo Switch soon enough. It's done and dusted for a March 17 release, following a tweet that shows Nicalis pac...   read

 
 
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Review: Loot Rascals

Loot Rascals first caught my eye at Pax South. I had heard nothing of it beforehand, yet its art drew me to its booth. The few minutes I spent diving into its charming world left me wanting more, so naturally I jumped at the chance to revie...   read

 
 
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GaCuCon: The Soulkeeper was quite the attention keeper

Have you seen the Helm Systems logo? When I got the business card I was like GIGGLE GIGGLE CONDOMS while totally keeping my composure. This is the second time I've had a chance to check their upcoming title, and yet again I came away impres...   read

 
 
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Our first glimpse of combat in The Bard's Tale IV

The folks at inXile are showing off an early look at what combat will be like in The Bard's Tale IV, a Kickstarter-funded game I admittedly forgot was in the studio's pipeline but am glad to see again. Take a look! But before you rush to c...   read

 
 
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Path of Exile is gearing up for an Xbox One version

Grinding Gear Games' well-liked action-RPG Path of Exile is making the move to Xbox One later this year and, wait, really? Huh. What a nice surprise! The port won't be an exact duplicate given the new gamepad controls, as you'd expect, but...   read

 
 
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Diablo III just got PS4 Pro support with its anniversary patch

So the Diablo III anniversary patch hit all platforms yesterday, including consoles, and it brought the limited time Diablo I event into the fold. Yes you heard that right -- it's a limited time thing, and will happen every Januar...   read

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon's first DLC is The Crimson Court

Just as some of you begin to sink your teeth into Darkest Dungeon with the recent PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita ports, Red Hook Studios is starting to tease content to come: The Crimson Court. This first add-on is centered around class...   read

 
 


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Demon Gaze II's free post-launch DLC sounds pretty significant

During a stage event at the Tokyo Games Show, Kadokawa Games announced that the upcoming PlayStation Vita-exclusive dungeon-crawling RPG Demon Gaze II will be receiving a rather significant free DLC expansion after the base game launch...   read

 
 
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The BlizzCon virtual ticket extras have been revealed

BlizzCon will be held in November once again this year, and Blizzard is rolling out another "Virtual Ticket" pack that comes with access to all its panels, as well as the token digital goodies for its stable of games. This time the bundle i...   read

 
 
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Review: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death

When I'm reviewing a game, I keep a notebook for any information or anecdotes about it I want to remember when it actually sit down to type the review out. Scribbled on these pages will be names of places and characters so I don't forget, f...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death

If you would have told me at the beginning of this year that I’d be playing five games from Compile Heart, I’d had laughed. Before I actually sat down with one, I made a snap judgement about its games, thinking of them as childi...   read

 
 
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Look out for Darkest Dungeon on PS4, Vita this September

This feels like a story we've written a few times before, but here it is: the final release date (pending any unforeseen schedule shifts). Darkest Dungeon is coming to PlayStation Vita and PS4 on September 27, 2016. It'll launch at $24.99, ...   read

 
 
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Vita exclusive Ray Gigant is coming to Steam

Another day, another Japanese RPG making its way to PC. Acttil, the US and EU publisher of Ray Gigant, announced today the game is coming to Steam on August 10. This is the second Experience Inc. dungeon crawling RPG to make the jump t...   read

 
 
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Review: Necropolis

The "friends" argument in the critical side of gaming is an amusing one to partake in. "Aren't all games inherently better with friends?" people say. Well, no. There are of course varying degrees of success in which a game implements multip...   read

 
 
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Dungeon crawler MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death headed West

Compile Heart's girls-'n'-mechs dungeon-crawler Death Under the Labyrinth is coming to PlayStation Vita (and PS TV) in the West as MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death, Idea Factory International has announced. The localized version will launch in Nort...   read

 
 
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Review: Ray Gigant

I love big movie monsters. Godzilla, King Kong, Rodan, Reptar... as I child I used to pretend I was part of a force tasked with taking out these beasts. My backyard or bedroom would transform into a massive battleground where I, armed with ...   read

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon on PS4 and Vita delayed until the summer

Darkest Dungeon, a kinda-roguelike where you have to keep track of your party’s mental states to survive, has been delayed on PS4 and Vita. While it’s been out on PC and Mac since January, the PS4 and Vita builds were originally...   read

 
 
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Ray Gigant crawls to PlayStation Vita next month

Ray Gigant is coming to Europe and North America this May, western publisher Acttil has announced. The PlayStation Vita-exclusive dungeon crawler comes from Experience Inc. (Operation Abyss, Demon Gaze) and was originally pub...   read

 
 
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Sega JRPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD launches in July

It seems like every Japanese role-playing game under the sun is coming out this summer, and Sega's 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is no different. The Nintendo 3DS-exclusive dungeon crawler is coming to the Americas on July 12, Seg...   read

 
 
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Fans of Nuclear Throne and The Binding of Isaac will love Enter the Gungeon

Since Nuclear Throne and The Binding of Isaac hit Steam, there have been numerous clones. To call Enter the Gungeon one would be unfair. While there are many similarities between them, it has enough variety to stand alongside thos...   read

 
 
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I'm keen on Keen, a Zelda-inspired puzzler

During GDC I met with a couple of lovely Brazilian gents from Cat Nigiri, a studio whose logo is a kawaii-looking kitty draped under slab of raw fish. The duo was showing off its commander-less Keen, a Zelda-inspired game that's basically o...   read

 
 
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Diablo II, yes, II, just got a new patch

Man, that Diablo II case brings back memories. It was basically sold out everywhere in my local area (back when games actually...sold out!), and all of my friends had trouble finding it. Nowadays you can just buy everything digitally, ...   read

 
 



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