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Slay the Spire Preview – Eternal Recurrence

The deckbuilder is a fairly recent subgenre of collectible card games. In most card games, players build their decks in advance before the game. The first deckbuilder to flip the…

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Slay the Spire

Slay the Spire is a roguelike deck-builder card game developed by Mega Crit Games. It was launched in Early Access on November 15, 2017. It is set in a dark fantasy…

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Sunless Skies Encourages Exploration with the Exploration Update

Sunless Skies, the latest release from Failbetter Games and the semi-sequel to Sunless Sea, released its latest update on January 31st entitled Exploration. Incorporating much of the work from the…

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Coverage Club: Long Road to Ruin

Welcome to Coverage Club, our new regular series where we shift our critical eye towards smaller games that deserve some attention. Each week, our review editors select two titles and…

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Next Up Hero Steps Up Onto Steam Early Access

Next Up Hero, the first game by developer Digital Continue, is now available on Steam Early Access. In Next Up Hero, death is only the beginning. It’s a challenging game, so…

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Coverage Club: Freaks of a Feather

Welcome to Coverage Club, our new regular series where we shift our critical eye towards smaller games that deserve some attention. Each week, our review editors select two titles and…

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Live, Die, and Live Again With Our Next Up Hero Beta Giveaway

Digital Continue debuted as a studio in May of 2017 by bringing Lock’s Quest off of the Nintendo DS and onto modern consoles. Originally developed by 5th Cell, the Scribblenauts studio where most…

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Dead Cells Increasing in Price After Steam Winter Sale

Dead Cells, the early access rogue-lite Metroidvania, is set for a price change after the Steam winter sale winds down. Developer Motion Twin released a new post detailing the price change.…

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Open World FPS Gunhead Warps Onto Steam in 2018

If you have been paying attention to the roguelike sphere in 2017, you’ll have at least heard of Cryptark. It’s a side-scrolling twin stick shooter set in space with tight gameplay and…

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Dead Cells Preview – When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

Depending on how lenient you are with its definition, permadeath could be a mechanic that dates all the way back to some of the earliest video games. Especially when you…

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