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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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Watsham announces new IP after Renegade Kid split

It was only yesterday that Brett reported on the divorce between Jools Watsham and Gregg Hargrove of Renegade Kid. Apparently, Mr. Watsham is wasting no time getting himself back out there. Today his new company Atooi announced that it...

 
 
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Renegade Kid dissolves, founders create two separate studios

As of today, Renegade Kid is no more. The Texas-based developer that's known for games such as Xeodrifter, Mutant Mudds, and Dementium has ceased operations after nine years as a studio. The news was revealed on the company's site. "Re...

 
 
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Review: Mutant Mudds Super Challenge

Mutant Mudds is a criminally underrated series. I've heard all the criticisms, but to me, it perfectly summarizes the "less is more" design that is still very much viable and welcome in the current era of complexity. Everything it does, it ...

 
 
 
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Xeodrifter is officially Cross-Buy on 3DS and Wii U

[Update: Renegade Kid has clarified that due to "technical limitations," they may not be able to offer a Cross-Buy code for previous owners. New owners should get a code though.] Xeodrifter, which initially launched on the 3DS and is now co...

 
 
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Mutant Mudds Super Challenge will have 20 secret characters

While I generally give pretty much every platformer a fair shake these days, there are two standout favorites that really blew me away in the past few years -- Steamworld Dig, and Mutant Mudds. Imagine my surprise when I found out that Rust...

 
 
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Mutant Mudds Super Challenge is true to its namesake

Mutant Mudds has enjoyed quite a ride on Nintendo systems and beyond. It was original released in 2012 on 3DS, but eventually made its way to the Wii U, PC, Vita, PS3, and even iOS. While it was touted as a return to retro aesthetics and d...

 
 
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Metroid-like Xeodrifter is coming to the Wii U

Last year, Renegade Kid released Xeodrifter out into the world. It took time time, but it was eventually confirmed for the PSN. Now, according to a podcast from Nintendo Enthusiast, we know that it is also coming to the Wii U. There mi...

 
 
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Developer talks Dementium remastered for 3DS

Underrated DS horror jaunt Dementium: The War (here's a review by Colette from 2,000 and flippin' 7) is getting a 3DS remaster (the DS original is pictured above). It was originally pitched (and thoroughly rejected by Konami) as a Silent H...

 
 
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Dementium: The Ward could have been a Silent Hill game

As the Internet continues to blink with incredulity at Konami's decision to spike one of the most exciting E3 teasers of all time, Silent Hills, here's another head-scratcher of a decision made by the Japanese developer/publi...

 
 
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Xeodrifter rockets to PS4, Xbox One, Vita this spring

Xeodrifter is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Vita this spring, Renegade Kid announced today. The minimalist "Metroidvania" launched on 3DS and PC late last year, earning high marks from our own Jonathan Holmes, who said it might be the Mutan...

 
 
 
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Mutant Mudds Super Challenge coming to Wii U, 3DS

Renegade Kid has announced a new project, Mutant Mudds Super Challenge. According to studio co-founder Jools Watsham, the upcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS platformer isn't so much a direct sequel as it is  a "stepping stone" to an event...

 
 
 
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Renegade Kid's Xeodrifter is out next week

Renegade Kid is hard at work with multiple retro-themed projects, one of which is Xeodrifter for the Nintendo 3DS. While there wasn't an exact date in sight Jools Watsham has announced that it will drop next week on December 11, priced...

 
 
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Moon Chronicles might be on its way to Wii U

Moon Chronicles is coming to Wii U. Maybe. It's pending a Kickstarter campaign -- one that hasn't happened yet. Renegade Kid wants you to do stuff on Twitter first. The first-person shooter sort of launched on Nintendo 3DS this spring...

 
 
 
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Renegade Kid announces new 3DS metroidvania

Mutant Mudds developer Renegade Kid unveiled a new project today in a developer diary over at GoNintendo. It's a bite-sized metroidvania game for Nintendo 3DS about an interstellar vagrant, entitled Xeodrifter, that has its genesi...

 
 
 
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Mutant Mudds 3DS to get 'Deluxe' update soon

Mutant Mudds has been quite the cash cow for Renegade Kid. In addition to its original 3DS incarnation, the game has seen a release on Steam, the PSN, and the Wii U -- the latter of which got quite a few bits of extra content. But developer...

 
 
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Review: Moon Chronicles: Episode 1

Five years ago, a little game by the name of Moon launched on the Nintendo DS. Being a competent first-person shooter on a portable platform, it was something of a curiosity. Studios seldom attempt the genre on handhelds, and examples of de...

 
 
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Moon Chronicles lands on Nintendo 3DS eShop next week

Nintendo 3DS first-person shooter Moon Chronicles is blasting off on May 15, Renegade Kid announced today. The first four chapters of the remastered Nintendo DS game will be available to download starting next week for $8.99. An a...

 
 
 
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Renegade Kid's Cult County Kickstarter project fails

On Friday, the clock struck zero for Renegade Kid's Kickstarter project Cult County. The crowdfunding campaign failed to achieve its $580,000 goal by a wide margin. It seems that target was a bridge too far, as the Mutant Mudds de...

 
 




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