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TumbleSeed is a different kind of roguelike

What exactly is a "rolly roguelike?" The second you see TumbleSeed in motion, you'll understand. It's a game about a seed dodging holes and other dangers while rolling ever-upward to the top of a mountain. Ahead of a showing this weekend a...

 
 
 
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Adult Swim is helping bring back ToeJam & Earl

You were aware that a new ToeJam & Earl game is currently in production, right? If not, I'm happy to be the bearer of good news. Series co-creator Greg Johnson took to Kickstarter last year to crowdfund ToeJam & Earl: Back in the G...

 
 
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Below delayed again, no new date given

Earlier this year, Capybara Games announced that Below would release this summer. It was substantial news because Below felt as if it were one of those games that has been talked about forever but was never any closer to coming ou...

 
 
 
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[Everyone welcome Peter Glagowski (KingSigy) to the party, who will be helping us out with coverage! - Chris] Gaming has come a long way from the glory days of MS-DOS. We now have visual effects that mirror reality or create fully realized...

 
 
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Galak-Z gets The Void and Arcade Mode on PS4

Galak-Z on PlayStation 4 is catching up with its PC counterpart. As of this week in North America (Europe will have to wait for certification to wrap up), 17-Bit's space-combat title now has The Void, a high-score-chasing survival mode tha...

 
 
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Look out for Darkest Dungeon on PS4, Vita this September

This feels like a story we've written a few times before, but here it is: the final release date (pending any unforeseen schedule shifts). Darkest Dungeon is coming to PlayStation Vita and PS4 on September 27, 2016. It'll launch at $24.99, ...

 
 
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Review: Necropolis

The "friends" argument in the critical side of gaming is an amusing one to partake in. "Aren't all games inherently better with friends?" people say. Well, no. There are of course varying degrees of success in which a game implements multip...

 
 
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Review: Heart & Slash

Over the years, I've backed very few Kickstarter projects. I'm cognizant of the risks involved, and for that reason, I'd rather not take a chance on anything from studios without a proven track record. But I have made a few exceptions ...

 
 
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Touhou roguelike coming west on PS4, Vita

Once upon a time, Touhou games, despite being something of a phenomenon in Japan, didn't have a snowball's chance in Hell of ever seeing a western release. But it's clearly no longer that time. NIS America has announced plans to publish&nbs...

 
 
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Downwell is great on PlayStation, with one major caveat

During the waning hours of a Montréal game jam, I spied a developer playing Downwell on his laptop. Unlike the rest of his comrades, mostly female designers making last-minute adjustments to their projects, he was enjoying someo...

 
 
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Loot Rascals makes a wonderful first impression

I came into playing Loot Rascals at a recent indie-game-night event not knowing what it was, or who was making it, or anything at all about it, really, other than the name and what it implies. Loot? It's everywhere in gaming these days, bu...

 
 
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Galak-Z: The Void is cold and empty

[Spoilers for the end of Galak-Z below.] The conclusion of Galak-Z's original four-season story mode ends on an ominous note. A-Tak and his crewmates in the Axelios have fought and scraped and bled their way through half the galaxy and it l...

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon on PS4 and Vita delayed until the summer

Darkest Dungeon, a kinda-roguelike where you have to keep track of your party’s mental states to survive, has been delayed on PS4 and Vita. While it’s been out on PC and Mac since January, the PS4 and Vita builds were originally...

 
 
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Gonner was hands down my favorite game at PAX East 2016

A roguelike platformer where you're trying to find trinkets to cheer up your only friend -- that just happens to be a giant, land-bound whale named Sally -- was my favorite game at PAX East this year. Are you surprised? How can somethi...

 
 
 
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Review: Phantasmal: City of Darkness

Phantasmal: City of Darkness has a killer pitch. A procedurally generated horror game that takes its inspiration from games like Silent Hill and horror staples like the novels of H.P. Lovecraft, set in the extra super spooky walled city of ...

 
 
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Risk of Rain's PS4 port is just what I was hoping for

It's only fitting that right as an exciting new roguelike enters my life and rekindles my interest in the genre, an old favorite comes calling. Lately, Risk of Rain has been eating up evenings that would otherwise be wasted on failed Enter ...

 
 
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What was the last game to surprise you?

I did not doubt that Enter the Gungeon would be good, but given my current roguelike fatigue, I had mentally committed it to being something I'd "get around to eventually." For me, that could have meant playing tomorrow, or four months from...

 
 
 
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Binding of Isaac updates and a Bumbo tease

I'm both excited and terrified for Binding of Isaac Afterbirth+. I mean, more Isaac is always a good thing, but I'm STILL trying to collect all of the items and secrets that were included in the vanilla Afterbirth expansion. Creator Edmund ...

 
 
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Enter the Gungeon has a cute animated trailer

Enter the Gungeon is a title I've been keeping an eye on. Any game that name checks Binding of Isaac and Nuclear Throne is going to pique my interest, but Gungeon has enough of its own style to step out of the shadow of its inspirations and...

 
 
 
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Capybara Games' Below drops in this summer

Below was one of my most anticipated games last year, but it was delayed into 2016 at the last moment. We won't have to wait for it much longer though, as Capy's new roguelike adventure will be coming this summer to Xbox One and PC. The new...

 
 




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