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Co-op platformer Super Chariot coming to Switch

Chariot is a platforming adventure game with local co-op and you know what that means: it's destined for Nintendo Switch eventually. As it turns out, the title is coming to Switch this year as Super Chariot. I feel like more enhanced-for-S...

 
 
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Fe finally reveals its forest of mysteries in February

Upcoming EA-backed-but-still-indie platformer Fe is releasing at the most appropriate time it can: Smack dab in the middle of February. Developer Zoink Games announced today that Fe is set for a February 16 launch -- just over a ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Slowly but surely, Limbo is turning into a Commodore 64 game

When I think of Limbo, I mostly still think of its opening areas and the danger lurking in its shadowy aesthetic. Spikes, bear traps, that terrifying giant spider... there's a lot of potential for gruesome deaths. Naturally, all of that wou...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Portable Game of 2017 goes to...

Samus Returns. And how. MercurySteam knocked it out of the park in 2017 with Metroid: Samus Returns. The Nintendo 3DS title took the 1991 Game Boy release Metroid II: Return of Samus, and re-envisioned it into a gorgeous, aggressive and add...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Embers of Mirrim

Embers of Mirrim is all about a griffin-like creature that can split into two halves, light and dark. It's a fitting metaphor for the gameplay found within: though it has one central mechanic, it explores that idea in a lot of different way...

 
 
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Cuphead passes two million sales

I don't expect to write about every sales milestone Cuphead clears, but I can't seem to resist. Knowing that the wonderfully-animated run-and-gun game sold a million copies made me happy back in October. Learning today that it has now passe...

 
 
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Freedom Planet 2 is looking fantastic these days

Today's a good day to catch up with Freedom Planet 2. This trailer is bananas. I actually had to pause the video after a couple of minutes to take a breather from the sensory overload. There's a lot going on, and much of it looks fantastic...

 
 
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Review: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Friends to the End

It's no small secret that I'm in love with the Shantae series. I was immediately taken in by the magnetic characters, brilliant music and retro adventure action. The WayForward developed franchise marries the gameplay of classic platformers...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Xbox One Game of 2017 goes to...

"Good things come to those who wait" is a saying that gets said sometimes. It's supposed to extol the virtue of patience, as though it isn't always best to enthusiastically leap toward everything. That's probably true! It's important to be ...

 
 
 
 
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Fez is still being ported and now it's on iOS

The perspective-shifting platformer Fez is making the rounds once more with another port. The latest version, Fez Pocket Edition, released earlier today on iPhone and iPad for $4.99. This port was handled by BlitWorks, the company who helpe...

 
 
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Why did The End is Nigh on Switch keep all the f-bombs?

The "Hang in there" kitten became a cultural icon for a reason. Sure, many say they only liked the poster ironically, but whether we want to admit it or not, the image of an innocent, desperate little animal hanging onto life by one paw is...

 
 




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korinb

Waiting for my copy of Yakuza 0 to

 
Occams

Im doing a bit of spring cleaning and have some old games for Im going to put them on Ebay but I wanted to see if my fellow Dtoiders would be interested in seeing a list? If so, Ill post it in a separate

 
RiffRaff

Is #ArbitraryMetalTuesday still a thing? Cause this new Summoning record is fucking phenomenal!!! LotR themed folky black Couldnt find a full track on YouTube, but the records on Spotify and I cant recommend a listen

 
Seymour

Everytime I watch someone else play this to the end, I Ive seen Dodger, Game Grumps, and now NLs playthrough and I still cannot handle those final moments of the final I really wish I had met Temmie Chang at PAX South last

 
dephoenix

I wish this would have made it into the #RelativelySpoilerFree

 
Riobux

The Yellow King emerged again with news, wearing a skin of malevolence, offered a hand and spoke of Its news were like piercing ripe red gems that unleashed a sweet flesh The knowledge it bared was plentiful of

 
JuIc3

Hey there friends, I just finished anime review number 3! Feel free to give it a look, it sure was a fun

 
GetNekKid

Woke up an hour earlier than my alarm due to stomach troubles and couldnt go back to Decided to use that time to have a few goes at Needless to say, mans is

 
RiffRaff

So I caved and ordered a XBC2 Pro For the price it better be the most comfortable, longest lasting controller I have ever If it tops the Wavebird Ill consider it money well What are your favorite controllers?

 
Mike Sounders

OH BOY OH BOY OH BOY

 
 

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