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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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Review: Shantae and the Seven Sirens Part 1

It's hard to believe that Shantae and the Seven Sirens is just...out on the Apple Arcade (kind of)! I mean Shantae games are an event at this point following the incredible second showing of Risky's Revenge. From Ga...

 
 
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Spend Halloween with the Ghost Parade, launching October 31

AkSys Games has announced a release date for Ghost Parade, a spooky-cute metroidvania adventure from Indonesian studio Lentara. Fittingly, this tale of a haunted woodland will arrive on PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch on October 31, Halloween.G...

 
 
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The floor is literal lava in Klei's new game, Hot Lava

At long last, The Floor is Lava: The Video Game is almost here. Don't Starve developer Klei Entertainment is putting the final touches on Hot Lava, a first-person parkour game that we first started following back in 2016. It looked neat the...

 
 
 
 
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Celeste's Chapter 9 DLC is here to kick your butt

Celeste originally released in January of 2018 to almost resounding critical praise, and today, its final batch of DLC is dropping in the form of Chapter 9. I’ve always considered myself pretty decent at twitch platformers, but these ...

 
 
 
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Contest: Ruin your friendships with a Switch copy of Heave Ho

Today's contest features a Switch copy of Heave Ho -- you're gonna hate your friends. We keep giving away Devolver Digital games because they keep making games that look awesome as hell. I'd feel bad about it, but I don't. Step up your game...

 
 
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Support 'Can Do MS' by buying Super Rad Raygun this month

TRU FUN Entertainment is partnering up with Can Do MS to raise money for charity. Throughout September, all sales of Super Rad Raygun on itch.io will see proceeds go towards Can Do MS. Founded in 1984, the foundation funds research for cure...

 
 
 
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Review: Minoria

You might not know the name "Bombservice," but you probably know about Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight if you follow Metroidvanias in any fashion. Reverie was a fantastic 2016 release that really put the studio on the map, far be...

 
 
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Trine 4 is a whimsical return to form for the series

When I was first sold on Trine, all I needed to hear is that it was vaguely similar to The Lost Vikings. I sought it out that very day. Over time, the magic of Trine kind of waned a bit, and the dream almost came crashing down entirely...

 
 
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Don't miss Celeste and Inside while they're free on Epic

It doesn't get much better than Celeste and Inside, and this week, you don't have to pick between these two cherished titles. They're both free on PC through the Epic Games Store until September 5. Celeste isn't just a pixel-perfect platfor...

 
 
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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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Human: Fall Flat just got another free level

If you're patient (and you have a good co-op buddy), Human: Fall Flat is the gift that keeps on giving. Developer No Brakes added another free level to the manic physics platformer this week. The level, Steam, is a short but sweet series of...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Witcheye

This year hasn't exactly been the best on the books for mobile gaming. Many of the biggest titles have so far failed to meet expectations and much of what is on the horizon isn't exactly painting a glowing picture of mobile's future. Howeve...

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair goes to bat in October

From today, the midpoint of August, it's exactly 2.5 months until the end of October. By then, we'll have our hands on a new 2.5D mascot platformer that has a popular name attached to it. Playtonic Games has revealed that Yooka-Laylee and ...

 
 
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At last! A Hat in Time hits Nintendo Switch on October 18

A Hat in Time for Nintendo Switch has shifted from an eternal "coming soon" window to a real release date: October 18, 2019. It's been a long journey to get to this point, but it should be worth the wait. The Switch version of A Hat in Time...

 
 




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“No one will remember you when you die” ranks up there as one of the deepest insults anyone’s ever said to me when I beat them at a fighting The same match also had literal “chicken

 
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ArcSys is having a livestream in about an hour for Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle where theyll be revealing some new Heres hoping for Hikage!

 
medicamecanica

Having more trouble getting the second jp only trails game to run but its the 7th one ive played this year and next month the 8th one will be here and Ill have conquered this damn goal I thought id have burned out but im pretty pumped!

 
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My favorite part of Links Awakening is that when I press buttons, Link does stuff in the game!

 
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