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Dusk Review — Dusk…

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There’s no better leverage in game development than repurposing timeless mechanics, especially those that have been arbitrarily partitioned to the past. Amidst the cacophony of free-to-play battle royales and…

HackyZack Review — A…

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There’s something to be said for the unassuming charm of a slightly obtuse puzzle platformer, where traversal can be slowed to a crawl and each and every move takes…
Pikuniku Title Screen

Pikuniku Review – Damn

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I’ve played a lot of weird games in my day, including random Japanese anime games and several children’s educational games. Pikuniku is a whole other breed of bizarre. I…

Nintendo Highlights Upcoming Switch…

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A recent video posted by Nintendo showed off several Indie games coming to the console over the next year. Here’s the list: SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech, coming 2019.…
Dark Devotion Trailer

Edgy Action RPG, Dark…

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Dark Devotion, an action RPG by Hibernian Workshop and published by the Arcade Crew. The game’s world has a gothic, pixel art style and is inspired by authors such…

The Quiet Man Review…

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It is undeniable that writing is held to a lower standard in gaming than it is in comparable mediums. This is not to say that telling a stirring narrative…

Old School Musical Review…

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There’s often an arbitrarily low ceiling placed above rhythm games in terms of ambition. Narrative design is generally obsolete, and visual design often a mere vessel for the immediate…

ABZU now Available for…

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ABZU, by developer Giant Squid, is now available for the Nintendo Switch. ABZU is marketed as a “beautiful underwater journey” in a “vibrant ocean world… bursting with life”. You…

Project Warlock Review —…

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Building games on the basis of nostalgia can be something of an uphill battle. In one respect, you’re competing with titles already long established, already acclaimed, and already in…
Three Indie Games Arrive on Switch Today

Three New Nintendo Switch…

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A brand new Nintendo Indie presentation was just released. It is a strange occurrence, with no publicity for the event and it not being live-streamed. Nevertheless, it revealed a…

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