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If you miss Kirby's Dream Course, take a look at Bulby

Kirby's Dream Course holds a special place in gaming history. Despite releasing more than 20 years ago and featuring a unique gameplay hook, it didn't see many copycats. Sure, there have been other golf games, but nothing has been quite lik...   read

 
 
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Teslagrad is getting a 3D action-adventure follow-up

Rain Games did quite well for itself with the magnetic puzzle-platformer Teslagrad. While its next game won't be a direct sequel, it's another adventure, and it's even set in that same universe. World to the West stars four disparate charac...   read

 
 
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Koi

Zen fish adventure Koi will be the first Chinese-developed game on PS4

With so many action-packed games to play, sometimes it's nice to temper the experience with something more chill. Koi catches the eye in the same way flOw did during the last generation. It just looks like a relaxing thing to do in order to...   read

 
 
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Mushroom 11 screenshots

Mushroom 11's world is beautiful desolation

Every so often a game comes along that lends itself to a big ol' screenshot gallery. To fit the bill, a game obviously needs to look good, but it also helps if it has a simple control scheme that allows easy access to the F12 key. Typically...   read

 
 
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Mushroom 11 spreads its spores on October 15

Back when I first played Mushroom 11, more than a ago at PAX East 2014, it was a cool concept. Judging by the launch trailer below (and Brett's preview from earlier this year), Untame has really expanded on that concept, working it into a f...   read

 
 
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At last! The Witness releasing in January 2016

We've been patiently awaiting Braid designer Jonathan Blow's next game for years, and it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that we'll have to continue being patient a while longer. The Witness has locked in a seemingly final January 26, ...   read

 
 
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Hue uses color to solve its puzzle platforming

Making objects disappear and reappear at depending on visibility has been done before, but Hue multiplies that idea by a factor of four. Instead of it being a simple light/dark dichotomy, backgrounds in Hue can be one of eight different col...   read

 
 
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Roll Playing Game gets the ball rolling this fall

We might just be in a new renaissance of "roll the ball to the goal" games right now. Super Impossible Road showed us the benefits of breaking the rules. Polyball took it to a trippy otherworld. Now we have word about Roll Playing Game, whi...   read

 
 
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The Talos Principle

Tougher puzzles await The Talos Principle players this month

Croteam is building on its philosophical first-person puzzle game The Talos Principle with an upcoming expansion, Road to Gehenna, which covers a different society and "some of the most advanced and challenging puzzles yet." It's coming fir...   read

 
 
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Unravel

EA could stand to put out more games like Unravel

Unravel is an upcoming puzzle-platform game about a little yarn guy on a journey through nature, and it is such a delight. It's one of those titles you'll want to complete in a single sitting, totally absorbed the whole way through. It's al...   read

 
 


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Unravel is an adorable new puzzle platformer

At EA's press conference earlier today, the big publisher unveiled something that felt a little out of character, but in all the best ways. Unravel is a puzzle platformer that makes use of the craft item look Nintendo has been monopolizing...   read

 
 
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10000000 sequel You Must Build a Boat out on June 4

You Must Build a Boat has been in the works for a while. Originally planned as a free update to hit match-three puzzle game 10000000, it eventually ballooned into something big enough to be its own thing. That was more than a year ago. Aft...   read

 
 
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Adventure Time

Adventure Time Puzzle Quest releasing on mobile this summer

Adventure Time Puzzle Quest. That really says all it needs to about what to expect. It's going to be the addictive match-three puzzling that we have been doing for years, with the familiar faces of Jake the dog and Finn the human, among oth...   read

 
 
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Evoland 2 is part shmup, part platformer, part RPG, part puzzler...

After watching this debut trailer for Evoland 2: A Slight Case of Spacetime Continuum Disorder, I regret missing the first game. The basic concept of an adventure that evolves from 2D to 3D and spans multiple genres is the same, only now i...   read

 
 
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You had me at 'Snakebird'

A snake that is also a bird. Snakebird. How utterly adorable. The creator of Nimbus is back with Snakebird, a game about contorting narcoleptic creatures through 50-some puzzle worlds. It's releasing super soon: May 4, 2015 on Steam for Wi...   read

 
 
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I'm trying to wrap my head around Circa Infinity

At a base level, I think I understand what's going on in Circa Infinity. While on the outside of a circle, the player character needs to get to a wedge to move inside. While on the inside of a circle, the player character needs to jump to ...   read

 
 
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Talos Principle expansion

The Talos Principle bringing more deep thoughts with Road to Gehenna expansion

Players who took the time to really explore The Talos Principle might recognize the name Uriel. Though the base game is seen through the eyes of a particular simulation participant, evidence of others exists in the form of QR code messages ...   read

 
 
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Affordable Space Adventures is the Wii U experience I imagined in 2012

When Nintendo first unveiled the Wii U, my mind raced with ideas for games that could be created with the two-screen interface. A lot of the cool stuff that the DS did could be transferred to the big screen. Better yet, titles like those th...   read

 
 
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Planet of the Eyes is a treacherous place for Polaroid robots

Crash landing on an alien planet is the worst. There's hazardous flora, deadly fauna, and even rock formations that seem to have some sort of blood lust. That just piles on top of the existential crisis of being a robot with an unknown purp...   read

 
 
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Monochromatic puzzle platformer Renoir coming to PC

Okay, we have seen grayscale puzzle platformers before, but the film noir style is still largely underused in the gaming space. Renoir wants to fix that. I'm down with the idea, but developer Soulbound Games has a long way to go before it'...   read

 
 
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Particulars explores the subatomic world next month

I always appreciate seeing science represented in games, outside of the typical "heroes need to clean up the mess these mad scientists made" trope. Videogames can be so powerful as tools for learning, and that potential is still largely un...   read

 
 
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Monochroma release date

Dark and dystopic Monochroma set to release on May 28

The last we heard from Nowhere Studios about its upcoming puzzle platformer Monochroma, it was slated for release in late May. It looks like the title will be making that goal, if just so. The studio announced today that it will officially ...   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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Lemmings + Tetris + cheese = MouseCraft

You know what are really cute? Mice. You know what else are pretty cute? Tetrominoes. I'm not the only person who thinks that, right? Regardless, the two are coming together in the upcoming game MouseCraft, which is set to release on July ...   read

 
 
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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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