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Review: SteamWorld Dig 2

I was pleasantly surprised by 2013's SteamWorld Dig, a 2D throwback that borrowed some of the best bits of Spelunky and Terraria and combined them into a charming, snack-sized platformer. The main gameplay loop is more fun than it...

 
 
 
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STRAFE is getting a massive update with extra content

Say what you will about the hugely divisive STRAFE, but I thought the game was a total blast. It certainly can be obtuse and definitely isn't an old-school shooter, but developer Pixel Titan's take on on first-person Spelunky was a challeng...

 
 
 
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Absolver's newest update adds Devolver Digital-themed masks

Online slugfest Absolver's latest update lets players adorn their faces with masks inspired by some of Devolver Digital's other games. In addition to the new headgear, the 1.06 update includes numerous UI improvements and ability-related tw...

 
 
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Review: West of Loathing

West of Loathing is a point-and-click adventure that doubles as a turn-based RPG. The artwork consists of crude stick figures, drawn in a typical western setting, with a stubbornly black and white color palette. If you’re looking for ...

 
 
 
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Wine-making sim Terroir looks delightful

Confession: I spent a solid 10 minutes researching terms that wine enthusiasts and sommeliers use to describe alcoholic grape juice. I don't drink wine unless it comes in a cardboard box and up until today, I thought everything Paul Giamatt...

 
 
 
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Don't let Cuphead's art overshadow its soundtrack

Cuphead is out next Friday, and I can hardly believe it's almost here. I've been so obsessed with the exquisite art and animation that Kristofer Maddigan's big-band soundtrack has gone under-noticed. Nothing like a behind-the-scenes look at...

 
 
 
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I've been flying through Fugl's voxel world to relax

I often play horror games, and while I enjoy them, they tend to leave me feeling tense and in need of something much lighter to take away the stress. After the crazy WTF-filled ride that was Observer, I was itching for something I could jus...

 
 
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Review: Hiveswap: Act 1

I used to read a lot of webcomics, and one of my favorites was MS Paint Adventures, particularly the Problem Sleuth series. The comic is drawn and animated by Andrew Hussie, and has explored several different themes and genres over the year...

 
 
 
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Super Fancy Pants Adventure lands on Steam next week

Fancy Pants, Fancy Pants... oh my gosh, Fancy Pants! I had forgotten about these Flash platformers up until now, but they served me well as time-wasters years ago. Brad Borne is back this month with the long-awaited follow-up, Super Fancy P...

 
 
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Runbow is coming to Nintendo Switch next year

13AM Games has announced that their frantic platformer Runbow is coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2018. It will also make an appearance at Tokyo Game Show later this month, where attendees can give its unique color-based gameplay a whi...

 
 
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You'd have to be psycho to pass up on Psychonauts for free

The Humble Store is winding down on its end of summer sale and to celebrate, they are giving away Double Fine's classic platformer, Psychonauts, for the next day and a half. While I don't think it's necessarily aged as well as other games f...

 
 
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Hollow Knight's second free DLC is The Grimm Troupe

Team Cherry has detailed its next free content update for Hollow Knight following Hidden Dreams. Befitting its theme, The Grimm Troupe is coming next month with a new quest and a number of other big-ticket items, and you'll be able to reach...

 
 
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Crypt of the NecroDancer coming to Nintendo Switch

What a day it's been to be a Switch owner. So many great games and ports have been announced in the last 24 hours, and the beat goes on with the news that rhythm-action dungeon crawler Crypt of the NecroDancer is headed for Nintendo's hip d...

 
 
 
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SteamWorld Dig 2 for PC releases next week!

The release date for the Switch port of SteamWorld Dig 2 was already known, but developer Image & Form was unsure about the PC and PS4/Vita versions. We were given a slightly vague "few days later," but now the date is out. You can nab ...

 
 




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Sometimes I wonder why I talk with Rico

 
Drew Stuart

Hope everyones doing well today :) My final Uncharted blog is coming out tomorrow Its a long one, so strap in for a 4,000 word adventure!

 
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Lol,theres a $200 edition of NBA2K18 on the Canadian Who the hell buys this?

 
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Just posted my first Cblog Recap! I think I did pretty ok, I Go check it out!

 
TheLimoMaker

Restarting my impossible task of attempting to beat

 
kevlarmonkey

Is it confirmed that Doom is going to be $60 on switch? I saw the Amazon listing, and was really hoping it was a placeholder

 
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VIRTUAL ON IN KIWAMI 2 YAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

 
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Iron Crypticle, A spooky scary Robotron/Smash TV like It is so damned Amazing music and lots of rad Also, it has the Amiga look that I am in love

 
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I stand with Mel

 
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