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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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Review: Samurai Shodown V Special (PS4)

Samurai Shodown is unfortunately one of those fighting game series that never quite caught on. The methodical series of fighters and its focus on steady, patient fundamentals came and went on the Neo Geo (RIP, we miss you everyday) and it c...

 
 
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Vanillaware's 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has my attention

Vanillaware and Atlus have teamed up for 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, "a departure from the studio's traditional fantasy style." While I still can't pin this one down after watching the TGS 2017 trailer -- more gameplay would've helped! -- it h...

 
 
 
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Review: Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

Did you know Danganronpa’s Junko Enoshima was named the most popular video game character to cosplay as by Guinness World Records: Gamers Edition? It’s true, even if the publication’s description of the game as a “fi...

 
 
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Chaos;Child finally gets a western release date

You see that semicolon in the middle of a game title, you know you're dealing with 5pb's Science Adventure or Science Visual Novel science-fiction series. In this case, Chaos;Child is a sequel to the first Science Adventure story, Chao...

 
 
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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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SteamWorld Dig 2 feels like a proper sequel

I couldn't be more thrilled that SteamWorld Dig is getting a follow-up. I loved its core loop of digging, collecting treasure, and heading up to the surface to buy upgrades that enabled you to delve deeper and more efficiently, opening up n...

 
 
 
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Watch ten minutes of Secret of Mana remake footage here

Ten minutes of footage, taken from Square Enix's upcoming remake of SNES classic Secret of Mana, has surfaced out of this weekend's PAX West show.The video shows the opening of the game, featuring the famous tumble down a waterfall, followe...

 
 
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Review: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA

Have you ever heard of the name Adol Christin? If not, Adol just so happens to be the hero of the many Ys games since 1987 and he’s an adventurer who keeps finding himself in all sorts of adventures. For those who have no idea on how ...

 
 
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Review: Windjammers

The Neo Geo was a seriously underrated piece of hardware. It may not have been popular in its heyday, but the machine has earned a well-deserved cult following over the years from its extremely tight and eclectic collection of games. Things...

 
 
 
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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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Review: Warriors All-Stars

It's about time Koei Tecmo allowed its absurd stable of characters to meet each other. We've had mild crossovers in the past as well as some light meetings and partings, but nothing like Warriors All-Stars. Before you roll your ey...

 
 
 
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Monokuma awaits in the Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony demo

If you're interested in Danganronpa V3 and want to see how the game plays, why not check out the newly released demo? Available on both PS Vita and PS4, there isn't much description for what this preview entails. I can tell you that it cloc...

 
 
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Secret of Mana 3D remake coming early 2018

Earlier today, Sony's Latin American Facebook page posted, then quickly removed, a listing for a remake of Square's beautiful SNES RPG, Secret of Mana, for Sony consoles.Although the removal of said post started the rumour mill turning, it ...

 
 
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Review: Forma.8

Forma.8 is a delightful little Metroidvania that just made its way over to the Nintendo Switch. You play as a tiny, silent, robotic ball whose only real purpose is to murder things and solve environmental puzzles. If you’re looking fo...

 
 
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Tokyo Tattoo Girls leans in on Tokyo, Tattoos, and Girls

Tattoos are cool. I'm too indecisive to get one for myself, but they're fun to look at on other people, and that seems to be what NIS America are going for now that they're localizing Tokyo Tattoo Girls, a new PS Vita and PC game from devel...

 
 




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