dark        

Risk of Rain: news and videos


 photo

Risk of Rain just launched on Nintendo Switch

I've lost track of how many copies I own of Risk of Rain, so what's one more? The excellent action-platformer roguelike has surprise released on Nintendo Switch today. It's available right now for $10. The permadeath is a little rough at f...

 
 photo

The Risk of Rain soundtrack is headed to vinyl this October

Yet another amazing video game soundtrack is releasing on vinyl. Black Sheet Records, the company responsible for pressing both the Downwell and Velocity soundtracks earlier this year, is producing a pair of gold and yellow vinyl records fo...

 
Risk of Rain ports photo

Risk of Rain's PS4 port is just what I was hoping for

It's only fitting that right as an exciting new roguelike enters my life and rekindles my interest in the genre, an old favorite comes calling. Lately, Risk of Rain has been eating up evenings that would otherwise be wasted on failed Enter ...

 
Risk of Rain photo

Risk of Rain forecast for PS4, Vita

It hasn't been in the spotlight in a few years, but Risk of Rain was some solid fun. And that soundtrack -- my goodness, that soundtrack! I still listen to it. I'm going to listen to it today, because I was just reminded about it by the ann...

 
Risk of Rain update photo

Risk of Rain's new engine should mean less slowdown

Risk of Rain is a great little action platformer that'll make you feel like garbage before building you up into an unstoppable force of destruction. Try it, sometime! You can even bring friends along. Developer Hopoo Games has an update out...

 
Deals photo

Risk of Rain is worth getting for $3.39 on Steam

One of my favorite roguelikes, Risk of Rain, is running a 48-hour sale on Steam right now. It's currently marked down to $3.39 (66 percent off), which is a price worth jumping at. There's also a four-pack available for $10.19 if you can con...

 
PS Vita photo

Risk of Rain is coming to PS Vita

I quite enjoy playing Hopoo Games' action-platformer Risk of Rain, and like most independently-developed games, I'd be happy to see it ported over to PlayStation Vita. That's happening. The list of indies on the handheld grows longer. "So t...

 
Roguelike obsession photo

Risk of Rain is my new roguelike obsession

Given my taste in games these days, I should have been able to get into Rogue Legacy. It contains most of the elements I look for in this new generation of roguelikes which may or may not actually be much like Rogue, but for reasons that re...

 
Risk of Rain review photo

Review: Risk of Rain

Roguelike elements have been steadily gaining popularity in the past few years, especially among independent developers. Titles like The Binding of Isaac, FTL: Faster Than Light, and Spelunky have taken the ideas of random level generation ...

 
Risk of Rain photo

Risk of Rain out now on Steam

After a successful Kickstarter campaign and making it to Steam Greenlight, the developers behind Risk of Rain have finally released their high-octane roguelike action/RPG on Steam for $9.99. To celebrate, the folks at Hoopoo Games have put...

 

DISCUSSIONS

+ Add a post

 
 


Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout"Stop all the downloadin'"

 

The Red Lantern"The Alaskan Trail"

 

Pumpkin Jack"Jack be nimble, Jack's a dick"

 

Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part One"Ripping and tearing into the season pass"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 7"Something to distract you from 2020"

 

Nioh 2: Darkness in the Capital"Two words: Izuna Drop"

 

Star Wars Squadrons"Need someone disintegrated? Get me integrated"

 

Torchlight III"An oversimplified sequel"

 

Super Mario Bros. 35"Limited limited-time fun"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Matt I Guess

Ive been playing a metric fuck-ton of classic-style Like actual roguelikes modeled after Theyre absolutely wonderful and brutal and have been kicking my teeth Been thinking of doing a blog about my love of the genre,

 
Neronium

Got this email on my YouTube channels business account and I am wondering if I should take them up on their offer to do an unboxing/test Edit: Despite what people were telling me here, I did I got the power supply today in the :D

 
hlarge4

Finished Thats the whole

 
absolutfreak

Finally finished up the Admittedly it was a bit of a slog working on these but glad theyre wrapped up (will probably add some paint chipping effects Now to maybe finish up a mob I started

 
Flanx

Im gonna start doing yoga and hopefully in 3 or so years Ill be flexible enough to curl up and roll down a hill like a

 
Marcel Hoang

Images with great power

 
Voltaic Owl

Was Crash N Sane Trilogy an upgrade over the originals beyond the graphics? I own the originals digitally but I remember trying the first game and being put off by how difficult/finicky it

 
Neronium

Welp first week of work is I like it, but not many hours at all so despite being my highest hourly wage ever, I make less than I did on standard

 
triggerpigking

Streaming Gregory Horror Show if anyone wants to

 
TenTriggers

Me, before dropping a spike strip in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit:

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals