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Black Future '88 is a rogue-lite with synth-punk style

I saw an unbelievable amount of rogue-lite games at PAX East. I felt like I was drowning in the damn things, but developer Superscarysnakes' Black Future '88 and its giant colorful booth made it stand out in the sea of indie titles. I spoke...

 
 
 
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Review: Immortal Redneck

When I first saw the phrase Immortal Redneck I laughed out loud. Like a real, hearty belly laugh. It was so absurd, absurd enough to get me to give it a shot, and I'm glad I did. Although the game's humor translates about as well as it...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Xenon Valkyrie+

As a child of the '80s and '90s, the retro revival of 8- and 16-bit games has been a blessing for me. I love the look, the style, and the mechanics of these titles and absolutely gobble them up when I can. In fact, I've consumed so many of ...

 
 
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Enter the Gungeon and the Switch are a match made in heaven

When I first experienced Enter the Gungeon on the PS4, I couldn’t help but think of how great the game would play on a portable system. Today, that dream finally comes true, and it’s everything I could have hoped for. While it d...

 
 
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Enter the Gungeon rolls onto Switch next week

Enter the Gungeon is coming to the Nintendo Switch next week. According to an update from the game's official Twitter account, the Devolver Digital-published roguelike will be available in North America on December 14. In addition to t...

 
 
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Superhot is about to get a roguelike expansion

Did you get your fill of Superhot? The time-moves-when-you-do shooter is about to receive a "deeper, longer, rogue-like" standalone expansion and I am down. Mind Control Delete hits Steam Early Access on December 7, and it'll eventually be ...

 
 
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Dead Cells' Brutal Update adds tons of new content

Dead Cells took me by surprise. The self-proclaimed 'RogueVania' takes inspiration from a handful of other games and mixes them into a challenging, rewarding mix. Though it's still in Early Access, Motion Twin's procedural platformer is a p...

 
 
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Nuclear Throne's final major update has landed

It's been quiet on the Nuclear Throne front for quite a while now, with the last big update releasing back in February 2016. Developer Vlambeer broke that silence this week with a new update; the final update. You'll find the patch notes be...

 
 
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Review: Road Redemption

So hey, remember the 3DO? A CD-based game system that came out in the nineties and was meant to revolutionize gaming, cost nearly a thousand bucks, and was quickly forgotten? With several different manufacturers producing their own versions...

 
 
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How Strafe's 'Millennium Edition' overhauls the entire game

When it released in May 2017, Strafe was something of an anomaly. The first-person shooter looked like a game from a bygone era. It was fast and violent, not unlike Quake, with relentless enemies hell-bent on stopping players dead in their ...

 
 
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Review: Pylon: Rogue

Roguelikes are becoming a hot commodity in gaming. What was once a unique way to experience an old genre is now a common indie crutch to pad out an otherwise thin experience. We’ve seen absolute classics utilize elements from roguelik...

 
 
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STRAFE is getting a massive update with extra content

Say what you will about the hugely divisive STRAFE, but I thought the game was a total blast. It certainly can be obtuse and definitely isn't an old-school shooter, but developer Pixel Titan's take on on first-person Spelunky was a challeng...

 
 
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Children of Morta will be one to watch in 2018

You might remember Patrick covering Children of Morta just over a year ago. He previewed the "narrative-driven" hack-and-slash game about a family of guardians fending off the spread of monsters and corruption to their mountain, noting it h...

 
 
 
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Nicalis is teasing more Switch ports, VVVVVV likely inbound

Nicalis has been slowly and steadily porting over its catalog of indie classics to the Switch. We already have some pretty big names with Cave Story+ and The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth +, so the anticipation for what might be next is pret...

 
 
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Review: Distrust

If science-fiction, good or bad, has taught me anything, it's that you should never work on an Arctic research base. It's too cold, you hate everybody, and there's usually an alien hanging outside with a penchant for human skin. Luckily for...

 
 
 
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I have a really good feeling about Children of Morta

This War of Mine and Frostpunk developer 11 bit studios is handling publishing duties for Children of Morta, a narrative-driven hack-and-slash roguelike about a family of guardians. Today's trailer is more of a reminder that this game a) ex...

 
 
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Pylon: Rogue will be conjuring up a release in September

The indie roguelike dungeon crawler Pylon: Rogue, from developer Quantumsquid, will be releasing on Steam this September 21. The game is basically Diablo meets any number of  indie games with permadeath and procedural elements, but I h...

 
 
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Noita is the new game from one of The Swapper developers

It has been four years since The Swapper -- a masterful puzzle platformer from two students at the University of Helsinki -- originally released. Since 2013, the developers have updated their studio's site exactly once. It was a ...

 
 




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