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Dodge Roll Ceases Enter The Gungeon Development To Work On New Project

Developer Dodge Roll Games will cease work on bullet hell roguelike Enter the Gungeon to work on an entirely new project. In a post on the game’s subreddit, Dodge Roll confirmed that…

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Hellgate: London

From Flagship Studios, a group of ex-Blizzard developers, Hellgate: London is a post-apocalyptic hack and slash that was released in 2007. As demons begin flooding into the real world humanity wasn’t…

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Coverage Club : Hyperactive Offense

Coverage Club is our weekly series of smaller impressions in the style of full reviews. Games can range from brand new titles hitting Early Access to older hidden gems that never got…

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Dead Cells Review – When Perfect Wasn’t Good Enough

A clump of undetermined green mass drops from the ceiling. It merges with a headless body lying on the ground, after which a lady in armor tells you that you…

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Mothergunship Review – Fire and Forget

Every memorable first-person shooter has a memorable arsenal to match. From DOOM‘s BFG to Halo‘s Needler to Turok‘s Cerebral Bore, these are tools of the trade with a defined purpose and lethal efficiency. More…

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Slay The Spire Sells Over 1 Million Copies, Adds New Game Mode

Roguelike card-building game Slay the Spire has managed to sell over 1 million copies and received a new mode via an update. While the Steam Summer Sale have perhaps bolstered the numbers, Slay…

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Descenders

The third game from European developer RageSquid, Descenders is a mountain biking game with randomly generated tracks and random modifiers applied along the way. A marked departure from their earlier games, Descenders is…

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Descenders Early Access Preview – Grab Your Lid, It’s Shred Time

Procedural generation. Roguelike. Mountain biking. One of these three is not like the others. Still, RageSquid makes it all come alive in Descenders. Taking you from lush forests to rolling foothills, you’re…

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Moonlighter Review – Buy It At A High Price

When someone sees roguelike combat in a game, they prepare themselves for the long haul. Hundreds of hours combining different items to discover the most effective combination for combat. This…

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Spartan Fist Review – Glass Jaw

The most important part of any roguelike is replayability. The genre’s inherent difficulty means that players will be seeing early levels over and over. This means that variety in rooms layouts,…

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