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Bushiden looks like a slick ninja action game

I know many of you need a breather from all of the promising retro-style metroidvania games that come through Kickstarter. Even if you cut out the titles that don't bring in enough funding, there's a lot left. We're still seeing games we fi...

 
 
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Review: Timespinner

Some games wear their influences on their sleeve; Timespinner has a full-body tattoo that reads "I ♥ Symphony of the Night" from the top of its head to the soles of its feet. That's by no means a bad thing. Aspiring to one of th...

 
 
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Review: Lamplight City

Point-and-click adventure games had a bit of a renaissance in the last decade, but have become harder to find ever since Telltale discovered a different formula with The Walking Dead in 2012. Luckily, indie developers are there to fill...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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Downwell is going to be just perfect on Switch

Moppin's sublime minimalist action game about strategically falling with gunboots is coming to Nintendo Switch. If you've never experienced the thrill of Downwell, this port should be your best bet. I've been hoping for this day ever since ...

 
 
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Some more SEGA Ages classics are heading to the Switch

Sonic will be continuing its "SEGA Ages" line-up on Switch with five more Genesis classics. Announced via this week's Famitsu magazine in Japan, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Space Harrier, Columns II, Out Run, and Thunder Force AC will be availabl...

 
 
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Castlevania fans need to keep an eye on Timespinner

Now here's a name I haven't heard in years. Timespinner is a tribute to '90s action-platformers, most notably Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. It has a neat time-stopping mechanic for world traversal puzzles. You'll use melee attacks, sp...

 
 
 
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Mega Man 11 gets a surprise demo on Switch

Capcom has just announced that a demo for Mega Man 11 is available on the eShop right freakin now! What was likely to be announced during today's cancelled Nintendo Direct, the demo will be heading to PS4 and Xbox One tomorrow for those wit...

 
 
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Giveaway: Hex your Switch with Son of a Witch

Have you had enough giveaways lately? Of course you haven't! What a crazy thing to even suggest. Let's keep the Summer of Giveaways rolling with some love for your Switch and give away 15 copies of Son of a Witch, available now on the Ninte...

 
 
 
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Review: Death's Gambit

It's been a hell of a year for fans of indie games inspired by the all-time great Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and its ilk. I feel like I've been on a prolonged 2D action game bender. While some of these titles are much more directly ...

 
 
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Dust: An Elysian Tail is another good get for the Switch

Dean Dodrill's snappy action-RPG passion project Dust: An Elysian Tail made waves in the wonderful days of Xbox Live Arcade, and soon there'll be yet another opportunity to double dip. The game is heading to Nintendo Switch, the double-dipp...

 
 
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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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