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Order’s Up — BurgerTime Party! Plates October Release Date

XSEED and Marvelous announced that the long-awaited return of the arcade classic BurgerTime Party! is hitting via the Switch on October 8th. Marvelous subsidiary G-Mode is developing the title after the…

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Killer Queen Black Launches on Nintendo Switch, and PC This October

Today, Liquid Bit and BumbleBear Games announced that Killer Queen Black, their strategic eight-player arcade action platformer, will be launching on the Nintendo Switch and PC via Discord and Steam…

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Get Good with Gravity in Grobo, Coming to iOS and Android This October

Do you enjoy tinkering with gravity? Well, Grobo may be the game for you. This adorable puzzle platformer for mobile devices has been in beta testing for several months and has…

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Stela is An Atmospheric Platformer Full of Dread

The first time I saw Stela, I was immediately reminded of Playdead’s INSIDE, which I would argue is one of the best games released in the past few years. I…

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Comic Book Panels Come Alive in Liberated

No one can deny that the modern entertainment landscape is heavily influenced by comics. Liberated doesn’t just want to be influenced by comics, but it wants to bring them to…

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Hidden Two-Player Mode For Yoshi’s Island Is In Nintendo Switch Online Version

Did you know that Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island had a hidden two-player mode in it? I didn’t, but that’s probably because I’m less familiar with the intricacies of SNES…

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Shovel Knight Dig is Frantic, Challenging, and Charming

Shovel Knight Dig is a lot of things in one and to avoid mixing up some word salad, let’s just say it’s super fun. You know the one thing Shovel…

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Shovel Knight Dig Announced, Co-Developed by Nitrome and Yacht Club Games

Shovel Knight might just become the next Mario, having appeared in many games since appearing in his eponymous first title in 2014. Now, the armored-up, shoveling hero returns for another…

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Play NYC 2019: Way of Rhea

After playing Way of Rhea with Sam at last year’s Play NYC, I was excited to hear that they planned to make a reappearance this year with an updated build…

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The Forbidden Arts Is Unpolished, Unrefined, and (Almost) Unplayable

Indie platformers have been a bit played out over the years. Since the indie bubble started expanding in the mid-2000s, thousands of 2D platformers have seen release. In addition, the…

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