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Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy Review

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Review – A Crash From The Past

3D platformers are back! This year alone, we’ve seen more and more developers returning to the basics of what 3D platforming once was. With all of these new titles appearing,…

A Chat About Awkward Date With Fernando DeSilva & Abe Gellis

Last year, I sat down to have a chat with a pair of developers who were working on a simple title with a concept that I found personally interesting. That…

The Girl and the Robot Review – Major Malfunction

Quite a few people have fond memories of Ico, a PlayStation 2 puzzle game where a boy assisted a woman through a mysterious castle, solving puzzles and fighting shadow monsters…

SpeedRunners Starts A Surprise Run on PS4

Competitive platformer SpeedRunners came to PlayStation 4 yesterday without any promotion or forewarning. TinyBuild Games instead opted to simply tweet out a new trailer for the game announcing its port to the…

Lode Runner Legacy Hits Steam July 13

Lode Runner Legacy, the latest iteration of the Lode Runner platformer games, will be landing on Steam on July 13, 2017, according to a press release from publisher Tozai Games.  Gameplay for…

E3 2017 – Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night IGA Interview and Hands-On Impressions

Usually, I’m not one to get anticipated for Kickstarter games, but when gothic horror and former Castlevania director Koji Igarashi is involved, it’s hard hard for me to ignore it. So when I got…

E3 2017 – Super Mario Odyssey Hands On Impressions

Just when you think you know what Nintendo is going to do, they blindside you. E3 2017 has been a fantastic example of this. Whether it’s the two Metroid games, the…

E3 2017 – Sonic Forces Hands On Impressions

While I’d imagine that most Sonic fans’ gazes have been on Sonic Mania (check out our hands on impressions here) this E3, especially looking at the difference in the line sizes…

E3 2017 – Sonic Mania Hands On Impressions

Sonic is back! Well, he never really left, but that’s the feeling you get when seeing the public reaction to Sonic Mania. Being developed by a group of hardcore Sonic…

Xbox E3 2017 – The Last Night Dazzles With Gorgeous Cyberpunk Trailer

Odd Tales’ Founder and Creative Director, Tim Soret, worked with his brother Adrian for six days in a game jam to finish a cyberpunk game called The Last Night. Both of…

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