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  Watch Video During the waning hours of a Montréal game jam, I spied a developer playing Downwell on his laptop. Unlike the rest of his comrades, mostly female designers making last-minute adjustments to their projects, he was...   read
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Double Fine

Psychonauts is coming to PS4 'soon'

[Update: "Psychonauts is coming out soon, but not this week," a Sony representative wrote in an update to the company's weekly releases post. "Apologies for the error. Stay tuned for final timing!"] Back in December, when Double Fine P...   read

 
 
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XSEED indies

XSEED publishing new Shantae, Touhou

XSEED Games just announced plans to publish a trio of indie games (Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity, physical editions of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero on select platforms, and Exile's End).  Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity is a fan-made action role-pla...   read

 
 
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The Dragon's Trap
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Wonder Boy III is getting a super kawaii remaster

DotEmu revealed the first trailer for Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, what it calls a remaster and updated version of the Wonder Boy III. I'd go as far as to call this a remake as the graphics have drastically changed for the better.&n...   read

 
 
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Shaun The Sheep
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Super Mario Maker has hit peak cross-branding: Shaun The Sheep costume incoming

So uh, yeah. Nintendo has announced that by way of an event course called "Shaun's Mossy Mole Mischief," Shaun the Sheep, of television, movie, and Wallace & Gromit fame, will be hitting Super Mario Maker tomorrow. He comes complete wit...   read

 
 
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Review: TurnOn

  Watch Video With all the lights out in town, TurnOn looks to electricity to restore electricity. It's a weird and maybe-nonsensical solution, but it's also a charming one. Developer Brainy Studio's debut game features a playable spa...   read
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Prisma
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Prisma is a platformer with hints of Ikaruga

As part of the MomoCon Indie Game Award Showcase, three finalists were chosen for a specific "local developer" award, and one of them really stood out to me. Prisma might look like an endless runner at first glance, but it's actually a...   read

 
 
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Mega Man

'Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest' fan game has 26 levels

Sprites Inc recently had a Mega Man level creation contest, and the fruits of their labor are now available for everyone to play by way of a fan game. Dubbed Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest [The Game], there's 26 levels in tow ...   read

 
 
Mighty No. 9
  Watch Video Yesterday, Mighty No. 9 publisher Deep Silver released a "Masterclass" trailer to explain some of the game's combat systems. At time of writing, it has 1,732 upvotes and 13,720 downvotes. That is to say, it's not going ...   read

 
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Mighty No. 9
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See the latest build of Mighty No. 9 tomorrow

All that can be said about Mighty No. 9 has probably been said already. We've all lived it together. The multiple delays, the apologies, the rough social campaign -- we've seen it all. Now, we're just waiting for the actual releas...   read

 
 
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League of Evil
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Mobile hit League of Evil is coming to PC and the eShop

Most people don't think of the mobile space as a legitimate bastion for great platformers, but they're definitely on there. One such game is League of Evil, which I spent many a night playing -- with its tricky double-jumps, interesting lev...   read

 
 
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Odin Sphere

Go grab the Odin Sphere PS4 demo now

If you're anxious to see what's new in the Odin Sphere Leifthrasir remake, Atlus just released a demo for PS4. You'll get to play as all five characters, and experience the revamped visuals and smooth framerate -- which fixes the absol...   read

 
 
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Ori at retail

Ori and the Blind Forest is getting a physical release

Ori and the Blind Forest always looked gorgeous, but I was surprised by just how much the game, as a whole, resonated with me. It's one of my favorite experiences on Xbox One to date. It's especially great, then, to see Microsoft Studios co...   read

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee

New Yooka-Laylee details and 'representative' screenshots

It has been almost a year since the Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie-like Yooka-Laylee closed, but studio Playtonic has been mostly quiet about it, aside from the occasional new character reveal. Today the studio let loose some screenshots "re...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight is getting an official beginner's guide of sorts

Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight train continues with a new official book called the "Codes of Shovelry Handbook." It boasts an overview of the game, biographies for all of the core characters, and "enhanced tips for gameplay." The age ...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker just got a small quality of life patch

Although it's been a while since we've gotten a hefty Super Mario Maker update (outside of the random 8-bit cameo), Nintendo has been regularly patching the game to ensure that it's up to code. That includes the recent 1.43 update, that all...   read

 
 
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Mighty No. 9

Is this it? Final platform surveys go out for Mighty No. 9

[Update: The errors that occurred with the initial survey are being fixed with a new survey that could take up to "two days" to reach your inbox.] So uh, this might actually be it this time, folks. Comcept has sent out surveys for Mighty No...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker
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It's nice to see the Ice Climbers again

Coming off of Babymetal (what a lively comment thread that was!), it makes sense Nintendo would go with something more familiar for the next Super Mario Maker costume. The Ice Climbers? Why, sure! We haven't seen that dynamic duo in a whil...   read

 
 
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Azure Striker Gunvolt 2
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Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 is looking hot as hell

Inti Creates streamed some new Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 footage last week, and Nintendo Everything was there to capture it. In a surprisingly informative bit of video, the demo shows off some new gameplay mechanics (like dashing into en...   read

 
 
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Super Mario 3D World
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Someone used a dance pad to clear Champion's Road in Super Mario 3D World

After hundreds of attempts, Twitch streamer PeekingBoo has bested Champion's Road, the big eff-you obstacle-course level of Super Mario 3D World, with his trusty dance pad. Over the past year, he's beaten entire games with the unconvention...   read

 
 
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Downwell

Downwell should be great on PS Vita and PS4

I'm starting to feel overwhelmed at all of the games coming out this month. Should I plan to set aside time better spent with other, newer stuff for a chance to double dip on Downwell? Phrased like that, probably not. But then again, Downwe...   read

 
 
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Mighty No. 9

Mighty No. 9 has gone gold, out in June

Is this it? Is it finally it? Comcept has claimed that Mighty No. 9 has finally gone gold and will drop on June 21, right after E3. Although the Vita and 3DS versions are coming later still, Comcept has promised no more delays are in sight,...   read

 
 
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Wii U

Super Meat Boy jumps to Wii U May 12

At long last, Super Meat Boy is coming to a Nintendo platform (Wii U) on May 12. The good word comes more than five years after Team Meat cancelled the WiiWare version of the game in December 2010. The port had originally been pla...   read

 
 
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Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank on PS4 is the series' fastest-seller

I've seen a lot of love for the new Ratchet & Clank game, but I couldn't tell if that was the social media echo-chamber effect or if there really were a bunch of people getting way into Insomniac's refresh of the PlayStation 2 original ...   read

 
 
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Hot Lava

How has floor-is-lava 'em up Hot Lava not been made already?

I am utterly shocked Hot Lava hasn’t happened already. You know when you were a kid, and you’d jump all over the furniture, shouting “the floor is lava!” and pissing off your parents? It’s that but as a video g...   read

 
 
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