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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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City of Brass Review – Throw Me The Whip

When considering two and a half decades of first-person gaming history, it’s a real shame that more games haven’t ventured outside of the expected arsenal. Hundreds of games have kickass…

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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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