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Cancelled DICE game to see release 25 years after completion

In the early days of DICE, long before it was acquired by EA and turned into the Battlefield factory, there was a sidescrolling action platformer in development for the Genesis and Amiga that got shelved for various reasons. Being published...

 
 
 
 
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Preview: The Messenger

The Messenger is the game I walked away from PAX East this year swooning over. The NES-style platformer takes clear inspiration from Ninja Gaiden. Thierry Boulanger, the lead programmer and designer, has been upfront about that from th...

 
 
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Puzzle Depot shows that pushing blocks can still be fun

In my youth, I used to play all kinds of crazy games on my uncle’s Mac. Most of these titles are lost to the annals of gaming history, but I do have a distinct memory of checking out Chip’s Challenge. I loved how quirky the grap...

 
 
 
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Review: The Lion's Song

I love how our modern gaming landscape has allowed forgotten genres to come back into style. It would have been a tall order to find a point and click adventure game 15 years ago, but now we’re swimming in classic LucasArts style titl...

 
 
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Blazing Chrome is looking Hard Corps as hell

I'm all set for Blazing Chrome, the tight new run-and-gun from JoyMasher. I don't need to see any more footage to know it's my kinda game. But do I want to see more? Absolutely. Today's video offers a glimpse of the second level which invol...

 
 
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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove will touch down this year

It's been a few years since ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove received its Kickstarter funding and got into production. Even with a slight delay postponing their return to Earth, the funky '90s duo is still trucking along. While a firm ...

 
 
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Return of Double Dragon is getting a PS4 release

About a month ago, Arc System Works and Tommo Japan announced that they were teaming up to make replica carts of Return of Double Dragon for the SNES. Now, the game is going to get a digital re-release on PS4 later in the year. Since the re...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Wizard of Legend

Wizard of Legend was Kickstarted back in 2016 and promised a fast-paced dungeon crawler inspired by the original procedurally generated exploration game, Rogue. Roguelikes have enjoyed an upsurge in popularity ever since Spelunky ...

 
 
 
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Kero Blaster is hopping over to Switch this summer

Kero Blaster, Studio Pixel's follow-up to Cave Story, will be heading to the Nintendo Switch this summer. The developer confirmed the news in a tweet this morning that showed the game running on Nintendo's hybrid console. If you haven't yet...

 
 
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Review: Yoku's Island Express

There are some genres that work brilliantly when combined, and others you wouldn't expect to mash up very well. Yoku's Island Express blends a Metroid-like action platformer with pinball mechanics, and you'd be forgiven for thinking th...

 
 
 
 
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La-Mulana 2 is ready to break our spirit this summer

Nigoro's ruins-exploring adventure La-Mulana 2 is gearing up for a summer release on PC and Mac. It's been, what, a few years since we last covered the game? I had forgotten it was on the way! Nigoro and Playism ran a successful Kickstarter...

 
 
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Eastfound looks to scratch that retro Zelda itch

A lot of indie games seem to fly under the radar due to either a lack of marketing budget or being relatively early in development. Eastfound is one such game, but one of the developers behind it shot us an e-mail. Elias Viglione, founder o...

 
 
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Atari VCS pre-orders will go live May 30 on Indiegogo

The announcement of the Atari VCS was pretty exciting. Here was a seemingly dead company coming back from the grave to re-release its most successful console in 2018. While no one knew if this was simply a modern take on classic hardware, t...

 
 
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Home is where the hub world is

Platformers make up many of my fondest gaming memories, ranging from oldies like Super Mario Sunshine to newbies like A Hat in Time and Rayman Legends. There are many things I love about them, such as speedrunning through obstacle cour...

 
 
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Sonic Mania hits over one million downloads worldwide

In the latest issue of Famitsu, which also confirms the inevitable release of Sonic Mania Plus for Japan, it has also been revealed that Sonic Mania has reached a new milestone of over one million downloads worldwide. Here's hoping Plus onl...

 
 
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Hollow Knight's latest update adds a bunch of free goodies

The wait for Hollow Knight's third DLC isn't quite over yet, but in the mean time, developer Team Cherry has released a new update to tide fans over. Called "Lifeblood," this new patch adds a bunch of stuff, tweaks some of the game's featur...

 
 




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I really really love this trailer! A departure from the usual grimdark but I aint Makes me want a comic or animated mini series now in the vain of 2000 AD or the people who did the riddick animated movie :P

 
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Become as Gods! On a side note, I should definitely play Automata

 
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Finally I got the Spider Rune in Dead Didnt finish the Slumbering Sanctuary I saw the exit to the Clock Tower but I had to explore the rest of the level and got killed by a

 
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