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Nintendo recaps all of the Switch's indie hits in 2018

In case you have fancy new Nintendo Switch eShop gift cards and are looking for something to play, this video might give you a few ideas. Opening up with the behemoth that is Dead Cells, Nintendo decided to make good on their indie push ini...

 
 
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Dead Cells designer suggests a sequel is unlikely to happen

Retro-style action adventure Dead Cells certainly turned heads when it released in the summer of 2017. But despite the Metroidvania's success, particularly on Nintendo Switch, it is unlikely that a sequel is forthcoming anytime soon.Speakin...

 
 
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Celeste devs cancel procedural game Skytorn

Before Celeste was even a thought, the devs over at Matt Makes Games were working on Skytorn. A procedurally generated Metroidvania, the title was sidelined when Celeste began development. After a few posts reassuring that the action game w...

 
 
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Peter Glagowski names the Best and Worst of 2018

For the past few years on Destructoid, I've listed my top games of every year just like everyone else. It was a way for me to try and organize my thoughts in a manner that I figured everyone wanted to read. Truth be told, I'm not so sure ho...

 
 
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Streets of Rage 4 is lookin fine in these new screens

We haven't heard much about Streets of Rage 4 since its surprise reveal back in August. While this new screenshot dump doesn't give us many more details, I really can't get enough of the visual style. I'm a sucker for hand-drawn HD sprites ...

 
 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Mobile Game of 2018 goes to...

Setting out by yourself to create your own game is one of the riskiest excursions a creative type can take. That takes guts. It can take years for one person to see their vision through to fruition, and in that time there are challenges tha...

 
 
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A Hat in Time passes one million sales watermark

Indie outfit Gears For Breakfast has proudly announced that their super-cute platformer A Hat in Time has surpassed one million sales across PS4, PC and Xbox One since the game's initial release a little over a year ago.It's a number only s...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best PC Game of 2018 goes to...

Into the Breach leaves nothing to chance, nothing to luck. It tells you exactly what it's going to do, all the while daring you to stop it. And most of the time you can't. How frustrating yet fair. Into the Breach is Subset Games'...

 
 
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Review: Below

Capybara's new dungeon-delving adventure, Below, places a lot of confidence in its players. Aside from a few basic control prompts up front, the beloved indie studio offers almost zero explicit instructions. There's a fundamental faith that...

 
 
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Celeste is adding tough new 'farewell levels' next year

Have you surmounted every challenge in Celeste? If so, you better rest up. More's on the way. We originally gave Celeste a 10 out of 10 and just recently named it the best Nintendo Switch game of 2018. It's been an eventful year for creator...

 
 
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Chuchel's main character redesigned to avoid claims of racism

Amanita Design will be rolling out an update to redesign the main character of its wonderful game Chuchel soon. The reason for this is that a few fans have voiced that the titular character resembles the racist depiction of black people fro...

 
 
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Keep your dingus warm in SCUM's Winter update

Tis the season for murdering each other on a prison island, so SCUM is getting into the festivities with a new update. To get your winter wonderland on, players will be able to explore a snow covered map, get into snowball fights and sled d...

 
 
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Agony spin-off Succubus is currently in development for PC

Super-edgy and super-violent first-person adventure Agony may have had its fair share of detractors, but that hasn't stopped the devs behind the hellish title from getting to work on a spin-off/sequel.The new project is titled Succubus, and...

 
 
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Switch Port Report: Rain World

Nic Rowen's review of Rain World seemed sympathetic but sad, which makes sense given that the game does a lot to invoke those two feelings. The bad news is, he was also feeling pretty disappointed when he said "I feel so badly for...

 
 
 
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Donut County sprinkles its joy onto Switch and Xbox today

Ironically, Donut County is a game without holes. Well, not strictly speaking. Donut County is a game about an ever-growing hole. But, it's also a game without any real flaws -- its inventive and creative spirit shining brightly ...

 
 
 
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Firewatch flares up and spreads to Switch today

Here's a potentially dangerous hypothetical: This summer, a forest ranger could play Firewatch in their lookout tower, distracted and completely oblivious to the first signs of a fire. That's the sort of possibility only afforded by t...

 
 
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New details emerge for the awesome looking Witchfire

It's hard to believe it's been a little over a year since we've last heard about Witchfire. Coming from developer The Astronauts (The Vanishing of Ethan Carter), the game looks to be adapting some of the graphical techniques used in that ga...

 
 
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Review: Everspace Stellar Edition (Switch)

Prior to the Nindies showcase where Everspace was announced for Switch, I had never heard of the game, which is surprising as I love both space simulators and roguelikes. The ability to play a combo of these two genres on the go is somethin...

 
 
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Review: GRIS

Are Games Art? Cool your jets, I'm not going down that route. Do people still care about the answer to that question? Maybe they do. I sure don't - just games, innit? Sometimes they're great, sometimes they aren't. Sometimes they pick you u...

 
 
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Review: DUSK

It has been an excruciating year for me. When I took a look at DUSK in early-access back in January, I was in love. The game was everything I had wanted from a first-person shooter since the '90s passed. No regenerating health, no hit-scann...

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: Below

Capybara's dungeon-crawling adventure Below doesn't hold your hand. It can be cryptic and at times obtuse, but then again, it's a game about discovery. Some initial confusion and misunderstandings just come with the territory as you suss ou...

 
 




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