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Owlboy is the skyward hero Nintendo fans deserve

At first it was exciting to see so many games come to the Switch eShop every week. Now it's getting ridiculous. Just this month, Celeste, Dandara, Space Dave, Old Man's Journey, Pac-Man CE 2 Plus, and Owlboy have all been competing for my t...

 
 
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Review: Pinstripe

Some things are worth fighting for. Some things are worth walking through hell for. And whatever you hold dear is all the more precious when you've lost everything else. Ted has lost everything else. His wife is gone. He's a "disgraced mini...

 
 
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The Switch is still scheduled to be skewered by 1001 Spikes

When people argue about game difficulty, most of the time what they're really arguing about is if said game was properly marketed to the same people who would end up enjoying it. Cuphead looks like a cute, simple 2D platformer, but it's act...

 
 
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Review: Fe

What little we've known about Fe has seemed cleverly wrapped in enigma, like this forest is hiding mysteries that are just begging to be solved. That's half true. There's something to uncover at nearly every turn in Fe but nothing...

 
 
 
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Legend of Kay Anniversary Edition is coming to Switch

Legend of Kay arrived around the time when mascot platformers were dying off. 2005 wasn't quite the death-knell yet but it was close, and even at launch on PS2 it had a relatively muted response. Well it came back in 2015 on just about ever...

 
 
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Review: Aegis Defenders

The simple addition of an RTS Use Map Settings (UMS) toggle helped kick off entire genres, including tower defenses and MOBAs. There was a time when the former genre was king, a golden era, if you will. But in recent years it faded into the...

 
 
 
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Bayonetta 2 gets short trailer for Nintendo Switch release

Nintendo have released a "short trailer" (it's actually called that) to whet appetites for the upcoming Switch port of Platinum Games' S&M-em-up, Bayonetta 2. The re-release of the button-mashing title was first announced at The Game Aw...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kid Niki Radical Ninja is back in action on PS4 & Switch

Another Arcade Classic is now available for rose-tinted inspection on PS4 and Nintendo Switch, courtesy of retro-enthusiasts Hamster and their burgeoning ACA range.Kid Niki Radical Ninja is a 1986 acton-platformer from IREM, creators of oth...

 
 
 
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Sonic Forces' Super Sonic DLC to be free permanently

Sega have announced, via the official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter, that the Super Sonic DLC for gotta-go-fast platformer Sonic Forces will remain a free download forever.The DLC adds the sparkly golden Super Sonic character to the game's cas...

 
 
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Review: Iconoclasts

What’s the best level you’ve ever played in a 2D platformer? Maybe something classic like World 1-1 in the original Super Mario Bros., or the intro level to Mega Man X? Those fantastic examples of great game design that teach th...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Co-op platformer Super Chariot coming to Switch

Chariot is a platforming adventure game with local co-op and you know what that means: it's destined for Nintendo Switch eventually. As it turns out, the title is coming to Switch this year as Super Chariot. I feel like more enhanced-for-S...

 
 
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Fe finally reveals its forest of mysteries in February

Upcoming EA-backed-but-still-indie platformer Fe is releasing at the most appropriate time it can: Smack dab in the middle of February. Developer Zoink Games announced today that Fe is set for a February 16 launch -- just over a ...

 
 
 
 




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Kingdom Come: Deliverance"Another cult classic in the making"

 

Pinstripe"Fight off your demons"

 

Rust"This is the way the world ends"

 

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition"A beautiful RTS that still holds up"

 

Secret of Mana (Remake)"Lift me up, Flammie"

 

Fe"Can't see the forest, but can see the trees"

 

Black Panther"Fight the power"

 

Bayonetta (Switch)"Let's dance, boys!"

 
 
 

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