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Review: Road Redemption

So hey, remember the 3DO? A CD-based game system that came out in the nineties and was meant to revolutionize gaming, cost nearly a thousand bucks, and was quickly forgotten? With several different manufacturers producing their own versions...

 
 
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How Strafe's 'Millennium Edition' overhauls the entire game

When it released in May 2017, Strafe was something of an anomaly. The first-person shooter looked like a game from a bygone era. It was fast and violent, not unlike Quake, with relentless enemies hell-bent on stopping players dead in their ...

 
 
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Review: Pylon: Rogue

Roguelikes are becoming a hot commodity in gaming. What was once a unique way to experience an old genre is now a common indie crutch to pad out an otherwise thin experience. We’ve seen absolute classics utilize elements from roguelik...

 
 
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STRAFE is getting a massive update with extra content

Say what you will about the hugely divisive STRAFE, but I thought the game was a total blast. It certainly can be obtuse and definitely isn't an old-school shooter, but developer Pixel Titan's take on on first-person Spelunky was a challeng...

 
 
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Children of Morta will be one to watch in 2018

You might remember Patrick covering Children of Morta just over a year ago. He previewed the "narrative-driven" hack-and-slash game about a family of guardians fending off the spread of monsters and corruption to their mountain, noting it h...

 
 
 
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Nicalis is teasing more Switch ports, VVVVVV likely inbound

Nicalis has been slowly and steadily porting over its catalog of indie classics to the Switch. We already have some pretty big names with Cave Story+ and The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth +, so the anticipation for what might be next is pret...

 
 
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Review: Distrust

If science-fiction, good or bad, has taught me anything, it's that you should never work on an Arctic research base. It's too cold, you hate everybody, and there's usually an alien hanging outside with a penchant for human skin. Luckily for...

 
 
 
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I have a really good feeling about Children of Morta

This War of Mine and Frostpunk developer 11 bit studios is handling publishing duties for Children of Morta, a narrative-driven hack-and-slash roguelike about a family of guardians. Today's trailer is more of a reminder that this game a) ex...

 
 
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Pylon: Rogue will be conjuring up a release in September

The indie roguelike dungeon crawler Pylon: Rogue, from developer Quantumsquid, will be releasing on Steam this September 21. The game is basically Diablo meets any number of  indie games with permadeath and procedural elements, but I h...

 
 
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Noita is the new game from one of The Swapper developers

It has been four years since The Swapper -- a masterful puzzle platformer from two students at the University of Helsinki -- originally released. Since 2013, the developers have updated their studio's site exactly once. It was a ...

 
 
 
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Former BioShock developers unveil City of Brass

The unfortunately-named Uppercut Games, which consists of former 2K and Irrational developers, have announced their latest project, the sword-and-sand adventure City of Brass.The first-person action-adventure sees a young thief battle throu...

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon's Crimson Court gets update, PSN release date

As I said in my review last week, Darkest Dungeon's pitiless expansion The Crimson Court is delightfully cruel. But, as with any experience designed to ride the razor edge between pleasure and pain, there are a few rough edges that stand ou...

 
 
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Should you get GoNNER on Switch? Take this quiz and find out

What Binding of Isaac does for The Legend of Zelda, GoNNER comes pretty darn close to doing for Metroid. Like Metroid, it's largely about stumbling upon bizarre new creatures. Some can be peacefully avoided, others require hard and fast hun...

 
 
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Review: Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court

There is a poison coursing through the veins of Darkest Dungeon’s latest expansion. A malignant and cruel thing, a toxin that burns red hot and never lets up. But, if there is one theme that runs throughout the entire Crimson Court ex...

 
 
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Put some trust into sci-fi horror Distrust

It's hot in the UK, right now. Damn hot! So even though this is the third wintery game I've played already, right after Kona and The Wild Eight, I'm actually okay with it as long as the illusion keeps me cool. Luckily, Distrust also happens...

 
 
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Major Let it Die update planned for later this month

GungHo Online CEO Kazuki Morishita recently confirmed to Destructoid that Let it Die would be receiving a "huge update" at the end of June. Although the specifics are still being determined, the update is currently set to add ten floor...

 
 
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Review: Monolith

The dungeons of Zelda, the cute characters of Undertale, and Geometry Wars had a threeway and gave birth to this wonderful roguelike that I've been having a deeply romantic affair with for the past couple weeks. When I come home I just...

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon's Crimson Court expansion is out June 19

Darkest Dungeon. Crimson Court. Gosh I love that short, sweet alliteration. The Crimson Court is the first expansion for Red Hook Studios' "absolutely merciless" roguelike dungeon-crawling RPG, and it's nearly ready for Windows, Mac, and Li...

 
 
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Early Access Review: Dead Cells

You've probably played parts of Dead Cells before. Its DNA is familiar, a patchwork assembly of recognizable influences. There are echoes of Symphony of the Night and Super Metroid in the 2D action platformer. Rogue Legacy's persistent unlo...

 
 
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Eagle Island has one of the best demos I've ever played

I've been following Eagle Island for a while after seeing some awesome looking GIFs of it on Twitter. It's a procedurally generated Metroidvania and/or roguelike about a boy and his pet owl that he has trained to attack at his will.&nb...

 
 
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Battlezone is worth checking out on Vive and Oculus Rift

For me, Battlezone was and still is a highlight of the PlayStation VR library, albeit with the caveat that it's best experienced with a full four-person group. The roguelike campaign structure and at times fierce difficulty both necessitate...

 
 
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There's going to be a Risk of Rain 2

Risk of Rain and Deadbolt studio Hopoo Games is about six months into its next project, and that project is none other than Risk of Rain 2 -- in 3D, no less! I wasn't expecting a sequel to the 2013 roguelike action-platformer anytime soon, ...

 
 




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Got back from the Symphony to find GAF on As much as I enjoyed browsing certain threads, this doesnt feel like bad All in all, a great end to a wonderful

 
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Im at work and I cant even sit at my computer and properly enjoy NeoGAF falling apart because the owner is caught in a sexual harassment scandal and most of his mods just He banned so many people that karma finally banned him from his own

 
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I went to a dance tonight with my We both agree that it was fun but we are quite tired

 
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I made a My first gaming blog in Woulda had it up earlier 2day but being hit with the Mom thing threw my schedule out of whack for finishing touches yesterday & did em

 
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