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Risk of Rain 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer

Nintendo has announced that upcoming multiplayer roguelike Risk of Rain 2 is coming to Switch "summer 2019". Already available on Early Access on PC, the intergalactic adventure from Hopoo Games offers loot gathering, exploration and oodles...

 
 
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Review: RAD

RAD provides an alternate history where at some point in the mid-eighties, the world was annihilated in nuclear hellfire. Eventally, survivors managed to scrape together enough remnants of civilization to start rebuilding society. Cult...

 
 
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Review: Dicey Dungeons

Terry Cavanagh has created three major releases now. The first was VVVVVV and it was incredible. Then, he followed it up with Super Hexagon and guess what -- it blew everyone away. With a team helping him this time around, is it all bu...

 
 
 
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Rogue Legacy is now on iOS and it's only a dollar

Rogue Legacy is back to burn away even more of our free time with a new port to iOS. It's out today for just $0.99, but the discounted price won't last long – it's only good until Sunday, August 11. From that point on, the iPhone/iPad...

 
 
 
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Terry Cavanagh's Dicey Dungeons rolls onto Steam next month

Indie developer Terry Cavanagh, famous for VVVVVV and Super Hexagon, will be releasing his next project on Steam in a few weeks. Called Dicey Dungeons, the game is a deck-building, roguelike RPG with a cartoony art style based around gambli...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Void Bastards

Jonathan Chey, one of the brilliant minds responsible System Shock 2, is behind Void Bastards. That's a huge deal for many people, myself included. Someone with that sort of development mind created a first-person shooter roguelike? Co...

 
 
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Children of Morta needs to release, like, yesterday

I had the lovely opportunity to play Children of Morta back in 2016, and holy cow I didn't realize it was that long ago. I also put it on my "Indies of 2017 to Look Forward To" list. 2017, heh. But now it's slated to release this year!...

 
 
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City of Brass is free right now on the Epic Games Store

The Epic Games Store is currently handing out City of Brass, a hack-and-slash adventure about a thief tearing through an "Arabian Nights-themed metropolis." The PC game is free until June 6, 2019. It's one of those titles that's flown under...

 
 
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Contest: Save the kingdom in turn-based RPG For the King

What you you do for the king? Enter today's contest for a Switch or Xbox One copy of RPG For the King! Somewhere around the end of the PS2/beginning of PS3 era, RPGs turned their collective backs on the turn-based combat system, opting for ...

 
 
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Dead Cells receives some free DLC today on Switch and PS4

2018's smash hit roguelike Dead Cells is getting some free DLC today. The Rise of the Giant expansion is now available on Switch and PS4 and will be hitting other platforms in short order. The recently announced mobile port will also recei...

 
 
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Contest: Salute your Switch with The Swords of Ditto

Today's contest features Devolver Digital's hit game The Swords of Ditto for Switch! The Swords of Ditto just launched an awesome new expansion pack, Mormo's Curse, which adds all sorts of new stuff to the game. Naturally, I stood boldly at...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Blazing Beaks

Enter our contest for your chance to win a Switch copy of Blazing Beaks! I know I keep saying I'm the resident dog and cat video game correspondent, but I'm also trying to branch out. Specifically, to ducks. Ducks are awesome. They're cute ...

 
 
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Risk of Rain 2 crosses the million sales mark

Early Access is always a bit of a gamble for developers. They are putting forth a project in progress that they plan to continue working on but still want people to pay for it. It's also a gamble for consumers as it's not as simple as readi...

 
 
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Arena brawler Skelly Selest is destined for my Switch

Next time you're in a Binding of Isaac, Nuclear Throne, Enter the Gungeon sorta mood but you're craving something a little lighter, think of Skelly Selest. It's a classic skeleton-against-the-world tale. Skelly Selest is part roguelite dung...

 
 
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Risk of Rain 2 plans to wrap up Early Access in spring 2020

A month into Steam Early Access, Risk of Rain 2 has already gotten off to a tremendous start. But what comes next? And when? The co-op roguelike game has a roadmap to field those questions and more. If all goes according to plan, Hopoo Game...

 
 
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Review: Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy!

Have you ever been enraptured by a single image from a video game? Just one shot, one minuscule slice of a final product that you just can't take eyes off of, that lives in your brain for days or even weeks after? I've had my fair share. Th...

 
 
 
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Early Access Review: Risk of Rain 2

When Risk of Rain 2 was announced to be in 3D instead of 2D, I wasn't sure what to think. I loved that the developers were going in a new direction with the IP, but was worried it wouldn't quite have the same panache. I was so freaking...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Monster Slayers

You hold all the cards to winning today's contest for a Switch copy of Monster Slayers! Attention villagers -- we have a monster problem. A pretty big one. They're everywhere. They smell, and they're mean, and frankly. I just don't like the...

 
 
 




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Oninaki"Spirit guide"

 

Vicious Circle"Circle of Life"

 

Telling Lies"'Truth'"

 

Age of Wonders: Planetfall"Aiming for the moon, landing among the stars"

 

Witcheye"I spy with my little eye"

 

RAD"For once, truth in advertising"

 

Dicey Dungeons"Can Terry Cavanagh do no wrong?"

 

Ion Fury"Bombshell's redemption"

 

The Blackout Club"An endearing mess"

 
 
 

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I wish Warhammer 40K Inquisitor Martyr on console would catch up to I really wanna play that I enjoyed the base game, but the changes for sound so I thought it would have happened by now on PS4, but

 
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They needed a developer AND a publisher for this?

 
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I streamed some SMM2 Audio for mes a bit quiet because I was facing away from the mic in another part of the room but it was a kind of impromptu deal and I wasnt expecting my stream to

 
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Almost done with Metro 2033, but boy howdy doni have little motivation left to finish On the other hand, at the end of Wolfenstein New Order and it just keeps getting better everytime I play Next up, DMC V, wolfenstein 2 or finish Gears series

 
 

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