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Bloodstained runs better on Switch with update 1.04

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is aging like a fine wine. The latest update for the Nintendo Switch version, update 1.04, isn't as substantial as the last one, but it brings noticeable improvements. Here are the patch notes, courtesy of ...

 
 
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I can't wait to crawl through La-Mulana 1 & 2 on Switch

The La-Mulana 1 & 2 collection is releasing at a terribly busy time for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One – it's out March 17, 2020, right in the middle of a month brimming with big-name games. As we learned this mornin...

 
 
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I'm so down for Blasphemous DLC in early 2020

I've done just about everything I want to do in Blasphemous, but I've been feeling its call lately, almost to the point of another playthrough. I'm looking for an excuse to spend more time in this wretched world – a surefire sign that...

 
 
 
 
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps bumped to March 11, 2020

Ori and the Will of the Wisps looks better every time I see it, to the point where my expectations are starting to get out of control. Our latest look at Moon Studios' gorgeous metroidvania sequel came at The Game Awards 2019 with a new bo...

 
 
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Axiom Verge 2 launching fall 2020 on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo capped off today's Indie World showcase with a surprise sequel: Axiom Verge 2. During the pre-recorded stream, Axiom Verge creator Tom Happ thanked fans for showing his metroidvania game so much love over the years. We saw a bit o...

 
 
 
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Dead Cells has a new rune to help you fully explore levels

It's update day for Dead Cells. Along with an optional "mini biome," the Corrupted Update adds an exciting "meta upgrade" – Recycling Tubes – for players who have cleared the game on BC1. Come again? Yes, you had it right the fi...

 
 
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Bloodstained just got a Switch performance update

The wait is finally over for the Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night performance patch on Nintendo Switch. The update, which just went live this afternoon, hopes to address longstanding concerns over input lag, visual clarity, stability, and ...

 
 
 
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Review: Indivisible

It's here. It's actually, finally, here. After a seat-of-the-pants crowdfunding campaign, an unfortunate delay, and four tireless years of development, Lab Zero Games, who brought us the incredible 2012 fighter Skullgirls, is ready to relea...

 
 
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Metroidvania Chasm just got a massive update

Chasm came out in the middle of last year, and eventually walked into a room full of Metroidvanias, getting somewhat lost in the shuffle. For many years the genre has thrived, and developers have taken to frequent, huge updates to keep thin...

 
 
 
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Review: Shinsekai: Into the Depths

When Apple Arcade was first announced, I never expected to one day use the subscription service to play a deep-sea metroidvania game from Capcom. What a wild thought. Even now, it feels like a dream. Looking through the launch lineup, Apple...

 
 
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Ori and the Blind Forest has a substantial Switch demo

The masterful metroidvania game Ori and the Blind Forest will be on Nintendo Switch before we know it. In the last week before launch, Moon Studios has put out a substantial Switch demo. It's a chance to see how well the port runs – i...

 
 
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Dead Cells is still selling 'incredibly well' in 2019

For a game so willing to crush you at a moment's notice, Dead Cells is a surprisingly feel-good story. Whether you first got into Motion Twin's roguelite action-platformer in 2017 with the Steam Early Access version, or you started playing ...

 
 
 
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Review: Blasphemous

Blasphemous might be 2019's gnarliest video game. Its odds are certainly up there. Drawing direct inspiration from the usual suspects like Dark Souls and Castlevania – the series, I mean, not just Symphony of the Night – Bl...

 
 
 
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Blasphemous has a limited-time PC demo and I'm way into it

We've been optimistic about Blasphemous for what feels like years now, and with the end in sight, developer The Game Kitchen has seen fit to release a half-hour-ish PC demo for its bleak, religious action-platformer title. The first thing I...

 
 
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Iga constructively critiques Minoria while playing it

Watching developers play other people's games is always interesting. Most of the good ones end up looking at the other dev's work both for what it is while also thinking about how it was made, making for more layered, insightful commentary...

 
 
 
 
 




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