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Review: Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition

I've been a huge fan of Rayman's revival period. After the Rabbids spun off into their own universe (which even got big enough to crossover with Mario recently), and Rayman fell into relative obscurity, I was extremely delighted to play thr...

 
 
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Sonic Forces will have an Episode Shadow add-on at launch

Shadow has found his way into Sonic Forces. Sega is planning an Episode Shadow add-on that'll deal with his "mysterious backstory" with the new villain, Infinite, and include three Shadow-centric stages (and the ability to play as him in "o...

 
 
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Super Fancy Pants Adventure lands on Steam next week

Fancy Pants, Fancy Pants... oh my gosh, Fancy Pants! I had forgotten about these Flash platformers up until now, but they served me well as time-wasters years ago. Brad Borne is back this month with the long-awaited follow-up, Super Fancy P...

 
 
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Runbow is coming to Nintendo Switch next year

13AM Games has announced that their frantic platformer Runbow is coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2018. It will also make an appearance at Tokyo Game Show later this month, where attendees can give its unique color-based gameplay a whi...

 
 
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Hollow Knight's second free DLC is The Grimm Troupe

Team Cherry has detailed its next free content update for Hollow Knight following Hidden Dreams. Befitting its theme, The Grimm Troupe is coming next month with a new quest and a number of other big-ticket items, and you'll be able to reach...

 
 
 
 
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WayForward publishing Mystik Belle for consoles

WayForward, publishers of the Shantae series, have picked up 2015's Steam release Mystik Belle for release on PS4 and Xbox One in October.The game, which combines action-platforming with point-and-click style inventory elements, was develop...

 
 
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Axiom Verge gets new release date for Nintendo Switch

2015's critically acclaimed platform-adventure Axiom Verge will now be available to purchase for Nintendo Switch on October 5.The metroidvania, which tells the tale of a scientist lost in a bizarre world after a laboratory accident, pleased...

 
 
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Review: Metroid: Samus Returns

I went into Metroid: Samus Returns with what can only be described as pure caution. With such a storied pedigree as a whole and given my personal history with the series, I wasn't sure that Nintendo and MercurySteam could pull it off. ...

 
 
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Celeste is the next pure platformer to keep an eye on

Platforming has been around for so long, it's ingrained in us as a basic skill. It's like walking or breathing. We just do it. It's such a basic skill, many games these days use it as the vehicle to get to where they really want to go. Puzz...

 
 
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Cave Story+ adds co-op on Nintendo Switch next week

The main reason I wanted to get Cave Story+ on Nintendo Switch was the promise of two-player co-op. As these things often go, I grew restless and ended up buying the game early, working my up to Curly Brace before forcing myself to stop pla...

 
 
 
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Limbo & Inside double pack releasing next week

Fans of Playdead's acclaimed grim-em-ups, Limbo and Inside, will be pleased to hear that the physical release containing both games will be available next week.The minimalist moodpieces will be packaged together for PS4 and Xbox One. Both p...

 
 
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SteamWorld Dig 2 feels like a proper sequel

I couldn't be more thrilled that SteamWorld Dig is getting a follow-up. I loved its core loop of digging, collecting treasure, and heading up to the surface to buy upgrades that enabled you to delve deeper and more efficiently, opening up n...

 
 
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Pikuniku might be your next friendship-ruining co-op game

Pikuniku was such a fitting game to play first at PAX West. It encapsulates the show perfectly. It was situated all the way in the back of the Indie Megabooth, an area of the show floor that has gotten increasingly (and deservedly) more cro...

 
 
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Atlus teases new Catherine game

Aimed at new recruits, Atlus had a 30-minute "Golden Employment Special" featuring interviews with staff of the newly founded Studio Zero. The title is a play on the television program in Catherine titled "Golden Playhouse" and is...

 
 
 
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We're just a few weeks away from SteamWorld Dig 2

Image & Form has settled on September 21, 2017 for SteamWorld Dig 2. It'll be out on Nintendo Switch first, priced at $19.99/€19.99/£14.99, with a PlayStation 4 and PC release landing "a few days later." I didn't need anothe...

 
 
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Super Meat Boy Forever is a 'true sequel' due out in 2018

Super Meat Boy Forever lives! Originally announced years ago as an auto-run platformer for PC and tablets, it has resurfaced and is now planned for Steam, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android in 2018. "To describe [the...

 
 
 
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Review: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Pirate Queen's Quest

Very few games make me smile while playing. I always find gaming pretty intense, even when having fun. But boy, do I grin like a dang fool when playing the Shantae series. I love the colours, the characters, the world, the adventures and th...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Chicken Wiggle

I have to hand it to Atooi. This late in the 3DS's lifespan, not many tiny indie teams will attempt a project requiring dedicated servers and a great deal of community involvement to make it work. Fewer still will contemplate launching a ne...

 
 




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Everybodys Lawman

A random thought occurred to me at The Suffering (also known as work) yesterday: Kingdom Hearts wasnt the first game series with a They stole it from Sega, of all

 
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Damn, the MvC: I reddit is on This made me

 
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Im watching as a few developers who have 0 paid games in Steam complain that Steam not shutting down Review bombing will cost I truly have looked into the world of the weird and stupid I think

 
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Microsoft needs to advertise the Xbox One X with an Imagine Dragons Those guys are good luck at this

 
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I would like to raise a middle finger to each and every shitty fishing minigame ever They all annoy you in their own way and are mandatory in way too many Name me your worst one, Im feeling hateful against the one in P4 for some

 
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Monster Hunter World is: Sharp image jungle Slow attacking many buttons, hobby-grade giant monsters, complicated controls third person, + traumatising violence and epic 90 weapons Hunters!

 
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Robosquid

Finally picked up Samus returns, Loving it so far, I love how the melee counter isnt some frame perfect shit you have to However this game is reminding me how phenomenally bad I am at metroid

 
 

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