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I'm not really feeling Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

It's hard to believe that the metroidvania genre nearly died a decade ago. With Konami and Nintendo basically moving on from the likes of Castlevania and Metroid, it fell on indie developers to continue the legacies that those series starte...

 
 
 
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The odds are against us in Journey to the Savage Planet

In the upcoming sci-fi adventure game Journey to the Savage Planet, you'll be shipped off to an alien world by the fourth-best interstellar exploration company in hopes of finding a new home for humanity. Announced on stage at The Game Awa...

 
 
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WayForward tapped to assist with development on Bloodstained

I'm less and less sure what to expect of Bloodstained, but I continue to hope for the best next year. Today's news doesn't necessarily alleviate my uncertainty. In a message to Kickstarter backers, designer Koji Igarashi announced that Shan...

 
 
 
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Indivisible is launching with at least 20 playable characters

Lab Zero is showing Indivisible at its booth at PAX West right now, and despite having several stations set up, it's been over capacity every time I've walked by. On display is the most recent backer preview, released this past June. It's n...

 
 
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Roll7 turns development of Laser League over to 505 Games

Developer Roll7 has announced that it will be stepping down from the future development of its critically acclaimed title Laser League. With inspirations ranging from Windjammers to Tron, the game was a hit among fans that couldn't get enou...

 
 
 
 
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Lab Zero's RPG Indivisible now delayed until 2019

And in the continued stream of upcoming titles being held back, Skullgirls developer Lab Zero have announced that their upcoming mystical RPG, Indivisible, will not make its scheduled 2018 release."While we did everything we could to preven...

 
 
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Remedy's next game will reportedly be revealed at E3

It's nearly May, and that means the E3 Speculation Machine (patent pending) is running on all cylinders. The less we know for sure, the more anything is technically possible. There's enthusiasm and bright-eyed hope in being left in the dark...

 
 
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Payday 2 adds a Reservoir Dogs heist

Reservoir Dogs, a movie where some men argue about tipping and then almost all of them die, is the film that started Quentin Tarantino's ascent into prominence. Nearly 26 years later, a very popular video game is paying homage. Payday 2&nbs...

 
 
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Review: Last Day of June

Have you ever been in love? If so, you would be hard pressed to have a love as true and as nauseating as that of Carl and June. You can tell how crazy they are about each other from a single glance and that's saying something considering th...

 
 
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Indivisible is two great tastes that taste great together

If you've spent any time on the internet, you've likely come across a Two Things t-shirt; a shirt that exists only to make two surface-level geek references at the same time, as opposed to the one reference you might get from a Star Wars gr...

 
 
 
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OlliOlli dev's new game is Laser League

Following its skateboarding series OlliOlli and its side-scrolling shooter Not a Hero, developer Roll7 is now shifting to Laser League, a team-based arcade future-sport game. Players work to control nodes in an arena, dodge the other team's...

 
 
 
 
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Remedy's next title will be published by 505 Games

For the first time since the release of Max Payne 2, Remedy Entertainment doesn't have the safety net of a first-party publishing deal for its next major game. The Alan Wake and Quantum Break developer spent the majority of the pa...

 
 
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Bloodstained shows off a pair of new enemies

For this month's backer update for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, designer IGA spoke with composer Michiru Yamane, whose music you'll know and surely dig from games like Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (yep, there it goes -- it's st...

 
 
 
 
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Underwater adventure Abzu out this week on Xbox One

This year, Giant Squid gave us a lovely and at times unabashedly whimsical underwater adventure game. I keep taking on any scrap of news I can as a blatant excuse to plaster its art here. But maybe you're well aware of Abzu already and you'...

 
 
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Abzu drifts to retail on Xbox One, PS4 in January

Giant Squid's underwater adventure Abzu is a sight to behold, and it pleases me to hear that more of you will have the chance to do exactly that before too long here (if you aren't buried in games as is). Publisher 505 Games is bringing out...

 
 
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Publisher 505 Games picks up Bloodstained

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night should be a good fit for 505 Games, and vice-versa. The publisher, known for repping titles like Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, and Abzu, has secured worldwide publishing rights for Iga's metroidv...

 
 




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TurboKill

So I wrote a blog a couple of hours ago about the FromSoft x George Martin

 
Cygnus Rush 961

Heres the new trailer for Codemasters reboot of Fingers crossed that its more inline with the original GRID and not like Autosport & 2 in terms of gameplay & track

 
Scrustle

Codemasters are finally bringing back the Grid series! I expect this is probably the first of the inevitable E3 reveals that always get announced before E3 for this

 
Pixie The Fairy

Im not too much for grinding my brains out to get mounts from EX trials in FFXIV, but I did finally obtain the Kirin mount for obtaining all the ARR trial No, Strider, you cant hunt it for bow

 
Shoggoth2588

I think Im going to release these on Tuesdays and Watch as I wander, confused, in places that are new to me!

 
Boxman214

Never heard of this before today, but it looks delightful!

 
taterchimp

Old photo of my Its like Buddy Holly and Anthony Bourdain mixed

 
Boxman214

Just watched Russian Doll for the second It really benefits from a repeat Its a fantastic show (though very mature in content, I highly recommend it!

 
Dr Mel

Started playing Sundered, a metroidvania that I think is easily lost in the But it does some very good things with conventions of the genre, it even does procedural generation in an interesting

 
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