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Guacamelee is currently on the house for PC players

I'd be wary of a stranger offering free guac, but free Guacamelee? Now we're talking. DrinkBox's luchador-infused metroidvania deserves to be played, and you deserve to spoil yourself sometimes. Over the next three days, while supplies las...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Steam copy of Dark Devotion

Worship the contest gods and win a Steam copy of Dark Devotion! We've covered this one a few times in the past, so I'm happy to be able to get you guys a chance to win it. Check out Jordan's preview of Dark Devotion, a 2D action/RPG with we...

 
 
 
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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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Sony reveal new bunny-led metroidvania F.I.S.T. for PS4

As part of their recent wave of PlayStation China Hero Project titles, Sony has revealed a new metroidvania title coming to PS4. F.I.S.T. - which has nothing to do with the 1978 Sylvester Stallone union movie - is actually about a pretty st...

 
 
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Contest: Win Tiny Dangerous Dungeons for Steam

Prove size matters in today's contest for a Steam copy of Tiny Dangerous Dungeons. Wes Tacos took the day off, so I'm filling in for him. I'm his cousin, Les Nachos. Nice to meet you. I don't make any jokes or anything like he does, so you'...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Steam copy of Dead Cells

Enter today's contest for a chance to win a Steam copy of Dead Cells. Who here likes roguelikes? What about highly-reviewed roguelikes? If something impresses Chris Carter, then I'd say it's a pretty solid bet. Check out Chris' review for D...

 
 
 
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Will Hollow Knight's Hornet be your Valentine?

Team Cherry are currently in the midst of preparing new content for disquieting indie darling Hollow Knight. This Thursday, the team will show off the upcoming DLC in action, giving us a look at the playable debut of one of Hollow Knight's ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Slain: Back from Hell

Throw up your horns and enter our contest to win a Switch copy of Slain: Back from Hell. We're bringing in a new year, which means I want to bring in a new me. I've decided that I'm not going to give any more games away ever again. And just...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Omega Strike

Pull that metal slug out of your abdomen and enter today's contest for a Switch copy of Omega Strike. As much as I love mascot platformers, quirky Japanese shit, and extreme sports games, I'd have to say that sidescrollers are my favorite t...

 
 
 
 
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Hollow Knight fan creates custom anime opening and I dig it

Over the past several years, I've become exponentially more prone to gushing over rad insect characters and rad fan art. Team Cherry's Hollow Knight supplied me with an entire nest of the former, and the (probably objective) fact that it's ...

 
 
 
 
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You can nab Hollow Knight and Hitman for $12 right now on PC

We don't frequently highlight the game bundle service Humble Monthly, but on occasion the selections are too enticing to pass up. That's the case for November's bundle, which includes our metroidvania bestie Hollow Knight, the first season ...

 
 
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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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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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Lex

since when do you get a free game every week on the Epic store? Wasnt every two weeks not enough?

 
Rad Party God

Fear the angry

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Damn, I slept like a hibernating bear

 
Marcel Hoang

Nioh 2’s Alpha Demo so far is more Nioh but expanded with new ideas and rebalanced skill Dual blades and kusarigama are gone in favor of dual hatchets, whose main gimmick is fucking throwing

 
Electric Reaper

One of my local and maybe not franchised grocery stores is making fun of the slow construction work in their town with traffic cones and other warning signs in the Also, the local Walmart is doing something stupid with the

 
medicamecanica

Finished dishonored and going to do the Read there was some technical problems for 2 on release, and heard ps4 pro fixes it, or makes it even Anybody know what to expect? Also who should i play 2 as first?

 
Rasori

I have to share this because its unbelievable how great the animation Its from TWRPs new music video and wow, the music and video itself is

 
Alphadeus

New Album: Hyperion 13 Free to Music written for an imaginary horizontal or vertical scrolling I guess Ill just keep writing music and hoping for the

 
Seymour

For those who didnt see my Discord messages, heres my shelves (FINALLY!) and the space they provide to house my collectibles <3 (more pics inside)

 
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