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Degrees of Separation

Amorous Platformer Degrees of Separation Launches Valentine’s Day

There’s a bit of a vacuum in the niche of co-op games that you can also play solo. You might remember Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, which is probably…

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Steampunk Graveyard Announced For Release

It’s that time of year. Pumpkin spice is in the air, fake cobwebs adorn the lawns and gamers dust off every horror title they can dig up from their back…

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Death’s Gambit Review – Dealing A Bad Hand

Oscar Wilde once said in De Profundis that most people “are other people; their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation”. Harsh, perhaps, but it…

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Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time Release Time Confusion Clarified

With the reported February 20th release date come and gone, fans are left wondering: where is Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time? Both Destructoid and Gematsu reported a late-February release window, with Gematsu…

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SteamWorld Dig 2 Review – Digging Deeper

There’s a lot to love about SteamWorld Dig 2, which manages to take what its predecessor SteamWorld Dig started and really refine it. This process creates an experience that provides…

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Freedom Planet 2

A sequel to the popular Kickstarted 2D platformer, Freedom Planet 2 is a game that was originally started as a Sonic The Hedgehog fangame. Freedom Planet 2 brings the type of style and feel you’d…

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Indivisible

Indivisible is a 2D sidescrolling Action RPG, in which you play as Anja, a martial artist with the ability”absorb individuals into her being” – known as Incarnations. Players will journey…

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Duncan Drummond Discusses DEADBOLT

Recently, I played through DEADBOLT, a stealth action title that captured my interest with a slick aesthetic, open-ended gameplay, and a brilliant concept. I was so engrossed that once the credits…

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Deadbolt Review – I Am Become Death

They don’t call it the criminal underworld for nothing. In Deadbolt, the dead walk the earth and all manner of ghouls and ghosts haunt our mortal realm, hiding in the most…

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Trulon: The Shadow Engine Review – More Romp Than Journey

Trulon: The Shadow Engine is a surprise, largely because screenshots do it little justice. With colorful environments and 2D sprites, it pays homage to classic incarnations of fan-favorite JRPGs like…