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Nuclear Throne is worth playing for free courtesy of Epic

I will go to bat for Nuclear Throne, especially while the PC version is free on the Epic Games Store. Look, I get it. There's a near-endless supply of indie roguelike shooters in this world. So many of them blur together, and so very few a...

 
 
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Contest: Your search is over with a physical copy of Forager

Enter our contest for your chance to win a PS4 or Switch physical copy of Forager! I know I say this every time, but giving away limited physical editions of games is my favorite thing to do. There's nothing quite like having something sitt...

 
 
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Contest: Get lost in Lost Castle for PS4 or Switch

In today's contest, we're giving away Switch and PS4 copies of indie brawler Lost Castle! Why are castles always haunted? Or vexxed? Or otherwise just full of monsters and stuff? Seems odd. Someone should really consider that before bu...

 
 
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Downwell is free on Android

I shouldn't need to talk you into picking up a game as perfect as Downwell when it's free. Heck, you should probably already own it somewhere -- PC, Switch, PS4, mobile -- because it's only $3. But, $3 is $3, and free is free. For the ...

 
 
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Dead Cells is still selling 'incredibly well' in 2019

For a game so willing to crush you at a moment's notice, Dead Cells is a surprisingly feel-good story. Whether you first got into Motion Twin's roguelite action-platformer in 2017 with the Steam Early Access version, or you started playing ...

 
 
 
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Exit the Gungeon is a 'dungeon climber' spin-off game

Enter the Gungeon didn't inflict enough pain on this world, apparently. Game developer Dodge Roll wants us to survive another bullet-hell gauntlet. Its next venture, Exit the Gungeon, is a spin-off with the same manic vibe but a slightly di...

 
 
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Risk of Rain 2 just popped up on Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

Risk of Rain 2 is a super fun roguelike. I want to give it more of my free time. But, given that it's still making its way through Steam Early Access, my play sessions have been sporadic at best. I don't want to spread it too thin too early...

 
 
 
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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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