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Review: Dandara

Dandara is a metroidvania with a unique method of movement. It may not set the world on fire, but it certainly has an audience. The story revolves around a woman named Dandara who must fight some evil guys because they’re being jerks....

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Xeodrifter will fit in well on Nintendo Switch

If you're ever in the mood for another metroidvania but you don't have a ton of time to invest in learning the lay of a new land, Renegade Kid's Xeodrifter might slot nicely into your schedule. It's on the shorter side, it's good at what it...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Portable Game of 2017 goes to...

Samus Returns. And how. MercurySteam knocked it out of the park in 2017 with Metroid: Samus Returns. The Nintendo 3DS title took the 1991 Game Boy release Metroid II: Return of Samus, and re-envisioned it into a gorgeous, aggressive and add...

 
 
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Review: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Friends to the End

It's no small secret that I'm in love with the Shantae series. I was immediately taken in by the magnetic characters, brilliant music and retro adventure action. The WayForward developed franchise marries the gameplay of classic platformers...

 
 
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Hollow Knight's Switch port pushed back to 2018

Speaking on their blog, indie studio Team Cherry have reluctantly announced that the Switch port for critically-acclaimed platform adventure, Hollow Knight, will not meet its intended 2017 release date.Being honest, the studio simply stated...

 
 
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Dead Cells' Brutal Update adds tons of new content

Dead Cells took me by surprise. The self-proclaimed 'RogueVania' takes inspiration from a handful of other games and mixes them into a challenging, rewarding mix. Though it's still in Early Access, Motion Twin's procedural platformer is a p...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The Mummy Demastered

I haven't seen this year's reboot of The Mummy and barring a long international flight or a drunken impulse rental on Amazon, I never will. The original Brendan Fraser-led Mummy movies? Sure! You know I'm down. But I'm not at all invested i...

 
 
 
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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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Finally, something is happening with Casca after her being catatonic pretty much all of my adult I cant wait to see how this series ends 50 years from now!

 
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I was going to wait for Yakuza Kiwami 2 before playing Kiwami, but after finishing 0 and learning that Kiwami has Nishiki flashbacks fleshing out his change, I just have to play Kiwami RIGHT Good thing its on

 
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