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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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My Lovely Daughter Review – Dark Shadows

The disclaimer that precedes My Lovely Daughter is both a warning and a mission statement from the studio. “The game is designed to upset and disturb you.” It concludes, after mentioning…

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Light Fall Preview – Breaking New Ground

Do you believe in love at first sight? If not, Light Fall ought to make you think otherwise. Simple, yet visually stunning environments encompass a puzzling platformer experience that will…

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Treasure Adventure World Review – A Surprise Platforming Treat

If I wasn’t covering Treasure Adventure World for review, I would have stopped playing before my first hour was up. The controls did not agree with me, and the story…

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Crossing Souls Review – More Than A Nostalgia Trip

I’ve been waiting for the release of Crossing Souls for a while. This 80s-style action platformer has five interchangeable playable characters, a nostalgic concept and a host of fresh mechanics. It caught…

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RIOT – Civil Unrest

RIOT – Civil Unrest is a real-time strategy game where players play the role of either the police or protestors in a series of missions based on real-life crisis. Developed…

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Robbie Swifthand and the Orb of Mysteries Preview – A Solid Start

Robbie Swifthand is a simple and challenging platformer that is fun, though not fully realized yet. The difficulty is not extreme, but some oversensitive swinging axes and unfair hidden spikes…

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Psychological Thriller “Those Who Remain” In Development, Releasing In 2018

A new psychological thriller game, titled Those Who Remain, is in development by indie studio Camel101. Posting on the official PlayStation blog, Camel101 co-founder Ricardo Cesteiro announced the game, which will…

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Mutant Football League

The Mutant Football League returns after a long absence. Mutants and monsters unleash maniacal carnage on the gridiron in this action packed, arcade-style football game. Developed by Michael Mendheim, one…

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Mutant Football League Review – Mindless Mayhem

Kickstarter has become the place to go for video game revivals. Veteran developers have gone on to self-publish titles aimed at nostalgia, filling in the gaps of long-lost sub-genres, hopeful…

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