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Flynn: Son of Crimson is as cathartic as they come

You know the feeling of popping bubble wrap? Stepping on an extra crunchy leaf in the fall? I've found that certain mechanics in games are comparable to those small tangible pleasures in life. Wall jumping in Super Metroid, flattening goomb...

 
 
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WayForward's Mummy game is two weeks away

I'm still upbeat about WayForward's The Mummy Demastered, a game that looks far better than you'd ever expect from an official adaptation of 2017's lackluster The Mummy. It's a metroidvania that seems to lean much more on the back half of t...

 
 
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Review: Mystik Belle

Life can be pretty tough to a young, upcoming witch. Just ask Belle MacFae, currently under threat of expulsion from the Hagmore School of Magic. Her crime? She ruined the Walpurgisnacht Brew, which had been painstakingly prepared for a mys...

 
 
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Mario touring the USA to drive up Odyssey hype

Remember back in 1994, when WWE's Lex Luger went around America on a bus to build momentum for his upcoming Summerslam match with Yokozuna? Luger went from state-to-state kissing babies, signing autographs, and wearing stars and stripes Zub...

 
 
 
 
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Neo Geo revamp Metal Slug X coming to Switch tomorrow

SNK's cathartic shoot 'em up Metal Slug X is coming to the Nintendo Switch this week as the latest title off of HAMSTER's "ACA Neo Geo Classics" conveyor belt.The 1999 release was an upgrade to Metal Slug 2, which had only been released on ...

 
 
 
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Cuphead looks right at home on this old television

Playing Cuphead has made me want to seek out and watch a bunch of the 1930s cartoons from which it draws inspiration, but in the mean time, here's a real cool semi-related thing: YouTube user Lazy Game Reviews has hooked the game up to disp...

 
 
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Review: A Hat in Time

A Hat in Time caught my eye the moment I saw the pitch. That was all the way back in 2013. In time (forgive me), it was pushed into the back of my mind. Every sighting of the protagonist brought a smile to my face, as I would recall "h...

 
 
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So, is Cuphead tough enough for ya?

Last week was very stressful for me. I had 48-ish hours to play and review Cuphead. Tight deadlines suck, but they extra super duper suck when a game is difficult. Just throwing enough hours at most triple-A titles will usually get you thro...

 
 
 
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Review: Cuphead

Beating Cuphead should come with a complimentary Mensa membership. It's a tough game, but Cuphead's difficulty lies more in exhaustive pattern recognition than anywhere else. Reactive shooting and jumping only go so far. Eventuall...

 
 
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The creator of QWOP has a painful new game

Bennett Foddy, the guy behind the fumbling, funny, hard-to-control running game QWOP, is coming out with something new soon. Something that's also frustrating yet hard to permanently put down. His next project is Getting Over It. It's an ho...

 
 
 
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My bullet-riddled EGX-perience with Huntdown

The Xbox presence at EGX this weekend was surprisingly small. Whilst Nintendo and PlayStation had full hall-quarter setups and stage areas, and even individual games like Destiny having huge devoted floorspace. Xbox had a somewhat modest ar...

 
 
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Oddworld: Soulstorm has a feel-bad intro all right

Oddworld fan or not, it's wonderful to see Oddworld Inhabitants continue to live in that universe all these years later and, following Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, flesh it out even further. The next game in the pipeline is Oddworld: Soulstorm,...

 
 
 
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Spelunker Party! heads to Switch and PC on October 19

Apologies to any and all of you who excitedly read that as Spelunky instead of Spelunker. Square Enix is bringing Spelunker Party! to Nintendo Switch in the West next month, and you know what? I think this might be my first crack at one of ...

 
 
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Oh don't you worry, Sonic Forces will have a casino

Do any of you genuinely like casino zones in the Sonic series? Someone must! They look appropriately flashy, but my experience with them tends to break down into bouncing all over the place and never quite going where I intended. I don't pl...

 
 
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Review: Necrosphere

Necrosphere is a very charming and very challenging platformer, a game that is basic in its controls, but complex in its design. This game tells the tale of Agent Terry Cooper who, after being killed, has fallen into the realm of the Necros...

 
 
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WayForward's The Mummy Demastered looks fantastic

Truth be told, I forgot WayForward was adapting The Mummy (2017) into a delightful-looking metroidvania. I never saw the movie and possibly never will. But this game? This game looks rad. Demastered is a licensed title that's unafraid to b...

 
 
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Sonic Mania update fixes the Switch home button

Nintendo Switch players have been putting up with a pesky issue in Sonic Mania not found in other versions of the game, and this week Sega is issuing a fix at last. That wonky delay on the home button? As of this update, it should be gone. ...

 
 
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SteamWorld Dig 2 is one of those games you just have to 100%

I've been playing a lot of SteamWorld Dig 2 this past weekend. I've expired my Switch battery at least once sitting by my wife (who's also playing it on PS4) just taking it in, and now I'm going for a full completion. The thing is, it'...

 
 
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Inside coming to Nintendo Switch and iOS

Inside, a popular indie side-scrolling puzzle-platformer by the makers of Limbo, is headed to Nintendo Switch and iOS devices at an unannounced date. This news comes via a Famitsu interview with a Playdead developer. The game is already ava...

 
 




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Been making my way through the Uncharted series over the past few months, and besides being one of the greatest series Ive ever played, it occurred to me, why the fuck isnt there a big budget Indiana Jones game They would sell like hotcakes!

 
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