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Indie Metroidvania Alwa's Awakening NES Port Announced

While the homebrew scene is becoming more and more known, it's still weird to see developers announce what is essentially a port for their game to a system that came out over 3 decades ago. Yet,…

December 14, 2020 | 11:44 EST

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Alwa's Legacy

A modern retro adventure game filled with magic, secrets and exploration, Alwa's Legacy is a great throwback to the adventure games of old from indie developer Elden Pixels. Explore the world of…

October 16, 2020 | 11:22 EDT

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Alwa's Legacy Review

Waking up on a strange beach, you struggle to recall any memory of who you are or why you’re here. An evil wizard steals your staff and a mysterious old sage in a library gives you a map. Sound…

October 15, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Alwa's Awakening Review - 99 Blue Orbs

It is a long-held belief of mine that Metroidvanias are the best video game genre because of the immense gratification they give to players. They are natural underdog stories that start you off weak…

March 1, 2017 | 09:00 EST

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Alwa's Awakening

Alwa's Awakening is an 8-bit, retro-style love letter to NES Metroidvania games. Players take control of Zoe, a hero from another world who has been sent to the land of Alwa to defeat the evil Vicar…

February 24, 2017 | 12:07 EST