2D platformer Articles


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Damsel

Damsel is a challenging 2D platformer with a focus on flow state. Once everything clicks, the game is a treat to move through. To use the Steam page’s description, “Damsel is a…

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Damsel Review – Master The Flowstate

When I previewed Damsel earlier this year, I praised the game for its ability to balance the essential platforming pillars: smooth movement, challenging level design, and fluid combat. However, the real…

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Mega Man 11 Review: Refurbished Robot

In a time where nostalgia is strong amongst fans, it is not surprising to see companies capitalize on their longevity. Capcom is currently in on the craze, celebrating the 30th…

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Mega Man 11

The blue bomber returns for his 30th anniversary in Mega Man 11. Developed by Capcom, Mega Man 11 is the latest in the main entry of classic Mega Man games,…

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Is Damsel Worth Playing?

Great 2D platformers blend smooth, fluid gameplay with challenging level design. When development teams find the right balance of the two, we get the best controlling games on the market…

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Battle Chef Brigade

Battle Chef Brigade combines combo-based sidescrolling combat with puzzle mechanics to give players a game that will make you feel like you’re in a fantasy version of Iron Chef. Use…

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A Talk With The Developers Behind The New Bubsy

Earlier this year, I had a chance to talk with some of the developers behind the upcoming Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back. Those folks are Black Forest Games, who previously had…

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Metroid: Samus Returns Review – In Her Prime

Samus Aran has been in retirement. It’s not only been seven years since her last major game (the controversial Metroid: Other M) but also nearly twice as long since her…

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Salt and Sanctuary Review – Born of Souls

I’ve been reviewing Salt and Sanctuary for the Playstation Vita for a while. Those who read my First Impressions will know that I stopped playing for about a month because of bugs and…

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Blaster Master Zero 1.2 Update Adds Destroyer and EX Character Modes

On May 3 developer Inti Creates released the 1.2 update for Blaster Master Zero which added two new modes to the game: Destroyer and EX Character. Destroyer mode is basically an…