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Review: Axiom Verge (Switch)

The original Metroid casts a long shadow, and it's clearly had an enormous influence on current-day game creators. The concept of an interconnected world where progress is gated by your abilities never really gets old, and it's resonat...

 
 
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Flynn: Son of Crimson is as cathartic as they come

You know the feeling of popping bubble wrap? Stepping on an extra crunchy leaf in the fall? I've found that certain mechanics in games are comparable to those small tangible pleasures in life. Wall jumping in Super Metroid, flattening goomb...

 
 
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Review: Necrosphere

Necrosphere is a very charming and very challenging platformer, a game that is basic in its controls, but complex in its design. This game tells the tale of Agent Terry Cooper who, after being killed, has fallen into the realm of the Necros...

 
 
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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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Heart Forth, Alicia slips to 2018

The promising metroidvania Heart Forth, Alicia won't make it out this year. Writing to backers on Kickstarter, designer Alonso Martin cited three reasons for the game's delay "well into 2018": "The first is the sheer amount of content and ...

 
 
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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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Axiom Verge gets new release date for Nintendo Switch

2015's critically acclaimed platform-adventure Axiom Verge will now be available to purchase for Nintendo Switch on October 5.The metroidvania, which tells the tale of a scientist lost in a bizarre world after a laboratory accident, pleased...

 
 
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Review: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Pirate Queen's Quest

Very few games make me smile while playing. I always find gaming pretty intense, even when having fun. But boy, do I grin like a dang fool when playing the Shantae series. I love the colours, the characters, the world, the adventures and th...

 
 
 
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The first of Hollow Knight's free DLC is here

Hidden Dreams, the first of three free DLC releases for Hollow Knight, is out this week on Steam. The pack adds bosses, tracks, a new Stag Station, and Dream Gates, as well as "a few small surprises to keep veteran players on their toes." I...

 
 
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Review: Sundered

A young wanderer, Eshe, battles through a violent desert sandstorm. Just moments before reaching shelter, tendrils slither out of the sand and wrap around her limbs, pulling her under as she fights to stay above ground. Eshe re-awakens i...

 
 
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Hollow Knight's Hidden Dreams update is now set for August

So far, so good. I'm still holding out on Hollow Knight until it comes to Nintendo Switch. Any of you cave? If you did (or already had the game on PC), there's some news on the update front: Hidden Dreams is now looking at an August 3 launc...

 
 
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The Sexy Brutale is getting a physical 'Full House Edition'

The Sexy Brutale is a rewarding game to suss out. To borrow a line from our good friend Ray, "Think Clue, dressed up for a macabre masquerade, with some time traveling thrown in for good measure." If you're one to buy physical copies of ga...

 
 
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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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Should you get GoNNER on Switch? Take this quiz and find out

What Binding of Isaac does for The Legend of Zelda, GoNNER comes pretty darn close to doing for Metroid. Like Metroid, it's largely about stumbling upon bizarre new creatures. Some can be peacefully avoided, others require hard and fast hun...

 
 
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Dead Cells update brings a new biome, monsters, and weapons

Welp, my weekend plans are made. Motion Twin has a new update for Dead Cells that adds content (monsters, weapons, another area) and shuffles some of the existing stuff. These are the highlights: A new biome: Some say it will get you nowh...

 
 
 
 
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Sign me up for Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Ori and the Blind Forest was such a treat and, to date, it remains one of my favorite Xbox One games as a beautiful, challenging, and at times emotional metroidvania title. (It's not too late to play it there or on PC. Go go go!). Just hear...

 
 
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Axiom Verge certainly looks enticing on Switch

While it was not so surprising that Axiom Verge would be making the jump to the Switch, what is super neat is that developer Thomas Happ Games has partnered with BadLand Games to create a physical edition of the game for consoles. Dubbed th...

 
 
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Hollow Knight lands its first free DLC pack in July

The developers of Hollow Knight are conspiring against my plans to hold off playing it until the distant Nintendo Switch port comes out. A free content pack, Hidden Dreams, is scheduled for PC in July. 2 New Bosses - Leap into battle with ...

 
 
 




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