Tag Archives: Metroidvania

GOG release: “Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut”

It’s been a long time since Nintendo DS games featured difficult platforming games, but with WayForward Technologies‘ Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut, PC gamers finally get the chance to experience the second game in the series DRM-free on GOG. … Continue reading

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Game release: “Hot Tin Roof – The Cat That Wore A Fedora” (PC)

After having the pleasure to review Grim Fandango: Remastered, it’s great to see another film noir-inspired game with the adventure-metroidvania-platformer Hot Tin Roof: The Cat That Wore A Fedora. Yes, the game is as quirky as the title suggests, with … Continue reading

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Game Release: “Apotheon” (PC, PS4)

Indie platformers aren’t anything new, but the art style of this particular game is reason enough to pay attention to the release. Developed by Alientrap Games, Apotheon is a 2D action-platformer with a metroidvania vibe, i.e. one unlocks abilities/weapons to … Continue reading

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Indie Games Special Week 2012: Review of “Dust: An Elysian Tail” (Xbox 360)

Enough of those mind-bashingly-difficult puzzles in old-school point-and-click adventures like Primordia? Ready for some button-bashing action with anime-style visuals and Metroidvania gameplay? Get those hands on the controller sweaty… Dust: An Elysian Tail is a new entry in Microsoft’s XBLA … Continue reading

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