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The PC version of Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is out June 8

Watching this PC trailer for Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap makes me want to play through the entire thing again. Lizardcube did such a good job on this remaster, knowing just what to update and what to leave alone. I'm thankful the studio ...   read

 
 
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Rime follows Minecraft as latest Switch game that runs at 720p on both tablet and TV

Rime will launch this week on PC, PS4, and Xbox One after quite a bit of strife on Tequila Works' part. But it's also slated for Switch, eventually, and when it does hit that platform it'll be locked at 720p all around. Speaking to Game Rea...   read

 
 

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Bloodstained, Kickstarted in 2015, is only '20 to 30 percent' done

It takes a lot to make a game. Like, a whole lot of money, blood, sweat, tears, and time. Koji Igarashi (IGA) knows this as an experienced developer, but even he is aware that he needs to kick things up at notch with Bloodstained, whic...   read

 
 
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Mighty Gunvolt Burst looks streets ahead of the original

When Azure Striker Gunvolt first hit the 3DS, I picked it up right away. Not because I was zealous to play it, but rather I wanted to get my hands on the included freebie Mighty Gunvolt right away. Looking like a side-project Inti Creates s...   read

 
 
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Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is coming to the Switch

Inti Creates seems to be just fine making its living off of Nintendo. The developer has already launched the wonderful Blaster Master Zero for the Switch and 3DS, it was announced the other day Mighty Gunvolt would be getting a sequel on bo...   read

 
 
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Ghouls 'n Ghosts creeps onto mobile devices

Ghouls 'n Ghosts, the sequel to the infamous Ghosts 'n Goblins, is now available for iOS and Android devices.   read

 
 
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PixelJunk is coming to mobile with Eden Obscura

It's hard to name a favorite in Q-Games' excellent PixelJunk series, but the zen platformer PixelJunk Eden is certainly up there for me. You know, it might just be my number one. The studio is returning to that game concept with Eden Obscur...   read

 
 
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Hollow Knight now has a second team to help speed up the Switch port

I really like the idea of playing a metroidvania game like Hollow Knight on Nintendo Switch, even if there's a significant wait involved. Some good news on that front: Team Cherry has "taken a big step to speed things up" by working with an...   read

 
 
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Another procedurally generated roguelike is heading to the Switch soon

According to developer Raw Fury Games, GoNNER is set for a June 1 release date in the UK on the Switch (and likely the US, but you can "import" it via the eShop anyway). As a roguelike platformer it'll feel right at home on the system, whic...   read

 
 
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A Hat in Time is set for a fall 2017 release

Shame on me for hibernating on A Hat in Time these past few years, because it's looking fantastic -- not just as a 3D platformer inspired by the greats, but as one that seems to be doing its own thing. Along with today's trailer, which sho...   read

 
 


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Review: Seasons After Fall

Seasons After Fall is the epitome of "eye-catching." With an art style to die for, an enviable color palette, and a gentle musical score, Seasons does its best to draw you into its world. What it can't seem to do, however, is keep you there...   read

 
 
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Sonic Forces will have customizable playable characters

Sonic Forces will feature a lot of the familiar faces you'd expect (Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy, etc.) but it'll also include a newcomer of sorts, a variable among a bunch of traditional constants. For the first time in Sonic history,...   read

 
 
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Review: Spark the Electric Jester

When Sega don't, indies does. Or something like that. First, we got the furrylicious Freedom Planet, which is sold well enough to warrant a sequel, and now we have Spark the Electric Jester that combines the best pa...   read

 
 
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Review: LocoRoco Remastered

Remember the PSP? You know, that system that many of us bought just because it was the easiest way to play classic consoles on the go thanks to being hacked near launch to easily allow homebrew? Did you know it actually had a few good exclu...   read

 
 
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Blaster Master Zero was downloaded on Switch 80,000 times

Inti Creates announced that Math Blaster, Master Blaster, Blaster Master Zero was downloaded over 80,000 times worldwide on the Nintendo Switch alone. It was developed by only 35 people in six months and released just over a month...   read

 
 
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Claybook is a puzzle-platformer made of clay

I always love a good clay-based aesthetic, and Claybook, an upcoming physics-centric puzzle-platform game from former Trials series developers, takes full advantage of its malleable look. "Everything acts like it would be made out of real ...   read

 
 
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Here's a slow-ish look at a new-ish Sonic Mania level

Almost every look that we've gotten at Sonic Mania thus far has been great but also mostly the same. Green Hill Zone and Studiopolis over and over as we wait for new content. Always good but always familiar -- even if familiarity is s...   read

 
 
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is headed to Nintendo Switch

WayForward isn't done with Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, and that's fine by me. The latest development? A Nintendo Switch version! It's in the works for a summer release, with "full details coming soon." Love that color palette. Unlike so many...   read

 
 
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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is getting a physical PS4 release

When I think back on my time spent with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, I feel a total sense of joy (except for clearing Mouse-Man's secret room -- that place almost broke me). It's everything I'd want out of a remake, and despite never play...   read

 
 
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Don't forget, that LocoRoco remaster for PS4 is out tomorrow

The PlayStation Portable sure had some tremendous titles, didn't it? I'd easily count LocoRoco among that lot, and with the world-tilting platformer getting a PS4 remaster tomorrow (whoa that snuck up on me!), now's the perfect time to remi...   read

 
 
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PSA: Grab the free Azure Striker Gunvolt DLC for Blaster Master Zero

Blaster Master Zero's free 1.2 update arrived yesterday on the eShop, which came with an extra difficulty mode and an extra character (Gunvolt) as DLC. While the update will naturally be applied instantly by way of a patch the DLC is housed...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight cheats add in Mega Man X style wall jump

Shovel Knight is one of those games that you can keep going back to because there's always something hidden under its surface. It has that old school vibe for sure, a deliberate design decision from the folks over at Yacht Club Games. ...   read

 
 
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I'm stoked to play the entire Crash Trilogy again, here's some more footage

The Crash Bandicoot triple remake N. Sane Trilogy looks better each time we see it, especially when you consider the aged source material. Now we have a better look at the level "Sewer or Later" from Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Stri...   read

 
 
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Speedrunning options are coming to Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee is finally out, and if you read my review you'd probably be able to pick out a few of my annoyances. Playtonic is taking some of that criticism to heart, as they have a series of updates planned based on player feedback so...   read

 
 
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Review: Super Rude Bear Resurrection

Playing through Super Rude Bear Resurrection is an emotional rollercoaster. I've felt elated, frustrated, stressed, and eager while completing the game. It's been taxing and challenging as hell, but I just can't get enough. Let's get someth...   read

 
 


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