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Myst developer's Firmament hits Kickstarter goal

Cyan's latest adventure title, Firmament, has hit its Kickstarter goal for funding. Coming in with a buzzer beater, the title was falling roughly half a million short of its $1,285,000 funding goal until a tremendous final stretch pushed it...

 
 
 
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I'm not really feeling Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

It's hard to believe that the metroidvania genre nearly died a decade ago. With Konami and Nintendo basically moving on from the likes of Castlevania and Metroid, it fell on indie developers to continue the legacies that those series starte...

 
 
 
 
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Shenmue 3's PC port will take up 100 GB

It just dawned on me that 2019 is not only going to contain Kingdom Hearts III and Resident Evil 2 but Shenmue III. Holy cow is that awesome! What isn't so awesome is the required hard drive space for Yu Suzuki's long-coming sequel. As reve...

 
 
 
 
 
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WayForward tapped to assist with development on Bloodstained

I'm less and less sure what to expect of Bloodstained, but I continue to hope for the best next year. Today's news doesn't necessarily alleviate my uncertainty. In a message to Kickstarter backers, designer Koji Igarashi announced that Shan...

 
 
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Hell Let Loose shows World War II shooters are back en vogue

Just when you thought World War II shooters were dead and buried, out comes another one. Publisher Team17 has announced that online, massive scale, team-based first-person shooter Hell Let Loose will be hitting early access in early 2019. B...

 
 
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Sluggish Morss looks like a surreal claymation mind melter

Sluggish Morss: Pattern Circus is the kind of thing that I never would have even thought to want before setting eyes on its trailer, but now I can't stop thinking about it. According to creator Jack King-Spooner, "every scene and character ...

 
 
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New Shenmue III screens show Ryo back down the arcade

Ys Net and Deep Silver have dropped a selection of new screenshots for Shenmue III, which is still a long way away from release. Still, nothing wrong with showing the people your current progress, right?The screens show off some of the loca...

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee will be getting a '64-bit Tonic' mode soon

You know, I was just beginning to think that Yooka-Laylee was too good looking. Part of the charm of N64 era mascot platformers is the chunky, low-resolution graphics. Mixed with childlike imagination, it imbued a sense of atmosphere that i...

 
 
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Review: The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep

I'm confused as to the actual title of this game. On the Steam store page, it lists "Barrows Deep" at the end. But in my Steam library, it's just The Bard's Tale IV. Every time I go to type it out, I inevitably forget about that little subt...

 
 
 
 
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Bushiden looks like a slick ninja action game

I know many of you need a breather from all of the promising retro-style metroidvania games that come through Kickstarter. Even if you cut out the titles that don't bring in enough funding, there's a lot left. We're still seeing games we fi...

 
 
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Giveaway: Make like a tree and win Log Jammers for Steam

What, you haven't heard of Mega Cat Studios? You've either been living under a rock or willfully ignoring all the hard work I put into giving you free things, because they're an awesome company that makes sick retro games for even sicker re...

 
 
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A Hat in Time's DLC will feature a 240p mode

The upcoming Seal the Deal DLC for indie platformer A Hat in Time will be packing a nifty feature for the inner child in us all. Looking to further replicate late '90s platformers, Seal the Deal has a "nostalgia badge" that enables a 240p m...

 
 
 
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La-Mulana 2 is coming to destroy your PS4, Xbox and Switch

While we already knew about La-Mulana 2's jump to Xbox One, publisher Playism, and developer Nigoro have announced that the soul-crushing Metroidvania will be heading to the PS4 and Switch next Spring alongside Microsoft's machine. I can't ...

 
 
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Showdown is Shovel Knight's final DLC

Yacht Club Games has announced that one final game will be coming to Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove. Dubbed Showdown, the game is a competitive multiplayer brawler that lets players pick their favorite characters from Shovel Knight and smack...

 
 
 
 




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