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Whoa, where did Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight come from?

It's not every day I come across a cool-looking new game that turns out to be a part of a long-running series, but Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight is precisely that. It's the fourth installment in Bombservice's line of 2D action-platf...   read

 
 
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GoNNER
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I thought I was tired of roguelike platformers, but GoNNER suggests otherwise

As much as I don't think I need another super-tough platformer with roguelike elements in my life, maybe I do! I dig the unusual art and clickety-clackety sound design of GoNNER. Screenshots don't do the aesthetic much justice. This trailer...   read

 
 
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Iconoclasts finally gets a release announcement: Steam and Sony systems in 2016

We have had our eyes on The Iconoclasts for a while now. It started development in 2010, and we have covered whispers of updates sporadically since then, including a rad mecha-worm boss fight using rail transport last year. Given the one-ma...   read

 
 
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Belated Father's Day: Throw babies in Dad Beat Dads

True story: my dad used to be quite the brawler. At a stocky 5'5" (165 cm), he was often underestimated. What he lacks in height and reach he makes up for in tenacity. What I'm trying to say is that I'm pretty sure my dad could beat up you...   read

 
 
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Super Time Force

Super Time Force lands more PlayStation characters

Be honest: if you were putting together an intergalactic team of time travelers to help save the universe and also destroy it a little bit, you'd enlist Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida. His Twitter game is that on point! He'...   read

 
 
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Swords & Soldiers II

Dibs on demons! Swords & Soldiers II hits Wii U on May 21

I've got a soft spot for sidescrolling strategy games like Swords & Soldiers. Maybe you do too. While they typically aren't as deep as their 3D contemporaries, they scratch a certain itch and can be hard to put down once you get in the ...   read

 
 
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Sega and Game Freak join forces for Tembo the Badass Elephant

Game Freak (Pokémon, Drill Dozer) and Sega (Sonic Runners, Sonic Boom) are collaborating on Tembo the Badass Elephant, a side-scrolling action game about a commando elephant who will seemingly level entire cities on his quest to sto...   read

 
 
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Greedy Guns fires out fast-paced metroidvania action

Independent developers have really been delivering with metroidvanias lately, though with titles like Chasm or Paradise Lost on the horizon, it seems like they lean toward slow, methodical gameplay. Greedy Guns goes in the other direction,...   read

 
 
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Luckslinger blends 2D shooting, westerns, and hip-hop

Luck is a concept rarely addressed directly in games. Sure, there are tons of games that use random number generators for everything from environment generation to damage calculation, and luck does factor into those. But the way Luckslinge...   read

 
 
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Horror title Noct reaches its Kickstarter funding goal, Greenlit on Steam

Noct, a 2D top-down multiplayer survival horror game that blends arcade combat with RPG survival elements has recently met and exceeded its Kickstarter funding goal of $20,000 CAD and has been Greenlit on Steam. The game's bleak world is r...   read

 
 


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Stardust Vanguards takes mechs into space for fast-paced multiplayer battles

Games like TowerFall, Nidhogg, and Samurai Gunn have shown recently that fast multiplayer combat with simple rules can still be immensely fun. Following in those footsteps is Stardust Vanguards, which takes the battles into space, adding i...   read

 
 
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Momodora III
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Cave Story-inspired platformer Momodora III is out on Steam for $5

Momodora III went through Greenlight earlier this year, and now it is finished and available on Steam for purchase. Though it looks like it plays more like Shovel Knight, the visuals seem to remind most of the legendary indie metroidvania ...   read

 
 
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Timespinner evokes Symphony of the Night, but with time manipulation

Metroidvanias are totally in vogue right now, but a lot of the time (as with Ghost Song or ReVeN), they feel more Metroid than 'Vania. Not so with Timespinner. Former Bungie employee and founder of Lunar Ray Games Bodie Lee cites Cast...   read

 
 
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Fossil Echo flattens Shadow of the Colossus down to 2D

Shadow of the Colossus is one of the greatest games of all time, so citing it as a major influence brings a double meaning to "standing on the shoulders of giants." Adding Oddworld as another influence makes me very interested in Fossil Ec...   read

 
 
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Worms Battlegrounds to bring annelid anarchy to PS4 and Xbox One on June 3

Since what feels like the dawn of time (or at least shortly after Scorched Earth existed), Worms has been a mainstay of videogames in general. With its odd humor and ridiculous arsenal, it has graced over 25 platforms with its artillery/pl...   read

 
 
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War set to release on June 25

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is looking just as sharp, serious, and moving as it did when Hamza previewed it last year. The puzzle adventure game set during World War I and starring a varied cast of characters (including a cute dog) is al...   read

 
 
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I see what they did there: Full Bore stars a wild pig

As it turns out, pigs are a lot smarter than we typically give them credit for. That could be the inspiration behind the open-world puzzle platformer Full Bore, which stars a digging boar as it journeys through ancient ruins to discover th...   read

 
 
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Capy

Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time

I've run out of fresh things to say about the time-rewinding run-and-gun game Super Time Force, so apologies if this all sounds familiar and you find that bothersome. It still looks great! Capy doesn't have a clear release date yet -- it's ...   read

 
 
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Four Sided Fantasy
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Four Sided Fantasy does both sidescrolling and screen wrapping

Way back in the day, most side-view took place on a single screen at a time, and often moving off the edge of one side caused the player to reappear on the other. (See: Joust, Asteroids, Mario Bros.) Then Super Mario Bros. came along and r...   read

 
 
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Guacamelee!

Guacamelee's Super Turbo Championship Edition enhancements detailed

How many copies of Guacamelee! is too many? At first glance, I was sure I'd be able to pass on the recently-announced Super Turbo Championship Edition for Xbox 360, Wii U, PS4, and Xbox One having played it once before on PS3. Now that I've...   read

 
 
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SteamWorld Dig coming to PC/Mac in HD next month

There are a number of great 3DS eShop games I've managed to miss this year, with SteamWorld Dig easily topping that list. As much as news of the game coming to Steam (PC and Mac) on December 5, 2013 has me wanting to get the handheld versi...   read

 
 
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Vanillaware's butt-eye monster will haunt your dreams

In the Genroku Legends DLC for Muramasa Rebirth lies what may be one of the most unsettling videogame enemy designs I've ever witnessed. If this thing moved to Silent Hill, it'd still be the creepiest thing in its neighborhood. What you're ...   read

 
 
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AquaPazza

Atlus fighter AquaPazza boasts ample support characters

In preparation for AquaPazza: Aquaplus Dream Match's November 19 release, Atlus has dropped another wave of info showcasing the game's eclectic cast of warriors. In their latest batch, the publisher is highlighting the first six partners in...   read

 
 
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Do you dare delve deep down into the Darkest Dungeon?

I will admit: I very nearly skipped over looking into this game after seeing its unappealingly generic title. However, I urge you to not do the same. Darkest Dungeon intends to look at the idea of dungeon crawling from a more human perspec...   read

 
 
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Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4

The last we had heard from the cooperative Mars excavation game Super Motherload was a failed Kickstarter campaign and word that it would eschew WiiWare in favor of "other major consoles." That was just one year ago, but despite the s...   read

 
 
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