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How to Build a Ship in Farworld Pioneers

In this guide, we'll tell you how to Build a Ship in Farworld Pioneers and what you need to do to get all of the parts you need to Build it! When you first start playing Farworld Pioneers, you'll be…

May 30, 2023 | 11:28 EDT

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How to Get a Gun in Farworld Pioneers

In this guide, we'll tell you how to get a Gun in Farworld Pioneers so you can protect your Colony from Raiders and dangerous wildlife! You'll only have a cheap revolver at the very beginning of…

May 30, 2023 | 11:28 EDT

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Farworld Pioneers Colony Guide

Our Farworld Pioneers Colony Guide will tell you how to set up a Colony, how to get more Colonists, how to equip your Colonists, and more! Quicklinks: How to Set Up a Colony | How to Get More…

May 30, 2023 | 11:28 EDT

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Farworld Pioneers Farming Guide

Our Farworld Pioneers Farming Guide will teach you the basics of growing Food -- and we'll also tell you the best Crops to grow! Once you have a handle on the basics of Farworld Pioneers, you're…

May 30, 2023 | 11:28 EDT

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Farworld Pioneers Research and Unlocks Guide

In this Farworld Pioneers Research Guide, we'll tell you how Research Works, how to unlock more Research, and the best way to Research new technology! Your first Colony will be pretty basic at the…

May 30, 2023 | 11:28 EDT

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Farworld Pioneers Crafting Guide

This Farworld Pioneers Crafting Guide will tell you how to Craft all of the items at the game -- and which Workbenches you'll need to make them! Once you've got a handle on the gameplay basics of…

May 30, 2023 | 11:28 EDT

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Farworld Pioneers Starter Guide

Our Farworld Pioneers Starter Guide will tell you everything you need to know to get started with this game and make your way to the first boss fight! Quicklinks: HUD Explanation | Starter Guide | F…

May 30, 2023 | 11:27 EDT

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Hollow Knight: Silksong Delayed Beyond The First Half Of 2023

Can a game be delayed if it never technically had a release date? In the case of Hollow Knight: Silksong, it looks like the answer, unfortunately, is yes. Team Cherry has announced that the long-…

May 10, 2023 | 08:55 EDT

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Farworld Pioneers Release Date and Pricing Announced

Today indie developer Igloosoft shared with TechRaptor the pricing of the upcoming open-world sci-fi sandbox game Farworld Pioneers. The game will be priced at $15 when it releases simultaneously on…

May 4, 2023 | 12:20 EDT

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Painterly Adventures Itorah And Xel Make Their Way To Consoles

Assemble Entertainment has announced that Xel and Itorah, two of its most "visually stunning" adventures, have been released on consoles. Previously only available on PC, they're both now on certain…

April 21, 2023 | 11:02 EDT

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The Last Case of Benedict Fox Shows Intriguing Combat Mechanics in New Trailer

Rogue Games and Polish developer Plot Twist released a new trailer of their upcoming Metroidvania game The Last Case of Benedict Fox. This time around, we get to take a look at the combat gameplay…

April 5, 2023 | 05:44 EDT

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Elderand Review

Not every game can change the world. It's the fate of some games simply to offer an experience that's "good enough", one that may never challenge the kings of its genre for their thrones but which…

February 16, 2023 | 09:00 EST

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Curse Of The Sea Rats Release Date Sets Sail For April

Prepare your finest pirate cutlass, because we have a Curse of the Sea Rats release date. The upcoming "Ratoidvania" (surely Ratroidvania, no?) is launching on April 6th and offers a classic…

January 24, 2023 | 09:11 EST

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Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania DLC Sneak Peek Released

Motion Twin and Evil Empire have released a throwback teaser trailer that gives us a sneak peek of the upcoming Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania DLC.  This upcoming DLC will be the biggest content…

January 19, 2023 | 04:28 EST

A peacock stands atop several shelves of items in Animal Well, the first project from Dunkey's publisher Bigmode

Dunkey's Publisher Bigmode Announces Its First Project

Bigmode, the publisher set up by gaming content creator Dunkey (also known as videogamedunkey), has announced its first project. Animal Well is a 2D Metroidvania platformer with echoes of …

January 9, 2023 | 08:02 EST

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Ghost Song

Ghost Song is a grim metroidvania where you explore the overgrown moon Lorian as a newly-awakened "Deadsuit". It's ready for combat, but appears to be missing any memories of how it ended up in this…

December 26, 2022 | 06:20 EST

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The Knight Witch

The Knight Witch is a 2D metroidvania, where Rayne becomes a Knight Witch capable of wielding weapons and magic in tandem. By taking on different foes — including the invading fleet of War Golems —…

December 26, 2022 | 02:33 EST

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The Knight Witch Review

The thing about the bullet hell sub-genre of shmups is that it operates on a tried-and-true rule of “if it ain’t broke, don’t break it”. These are titles that have seen endless exercises in skill-…

November 28, 2022 | 08:00 EST

A shot of the new Dead Cells Everyone Is Here update, starring characters like Shovel Knight and the main character from Hotline Miami

Dead Cells Everyone Is Here Vol. 2 Update Adds More Indie Crossovers

A second Dead Cells Everyone Is Here update has arrived, and it's adding yet more indie crossovers from some of the most beloved games around. This time, it's the turn of games like Shovel Knight, …

November 7, 2022 | 11:19 EST

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Ghost Song Review

The Metroidvania style of game is one of the oldest, but it's also one of the trickiest. It has to be structured in such a way as to avoid tedium while still providing a nice degree of challenge.…

November 1, 2022 | 01:08 EDT

Screenshot from of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, where the player stands within the castle and it tells the player what the objective is: Jump, slash and dash your way through the castle.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Handheld Port Unearthed

Footage of a Castlevania: Symphony of the Night handheld port that was never released has surfaced, and it has us pretty pumped, to say the least. The video brings back memories that we didn't even…

October 24, 2022 | 11:51 EDT

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Dead Cells Boss Rush Update in Alpha Testing

More and more content is being packed into the highly-rated pixelated rogue-lite, as the Dead Cells Boss Rush update is now in alpha testing. The update notes via Steam show more unlockables, a brand…

September 19, 2022 | 03:23 EDT

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La-Mulana Director To Revive A Classic Konami Game

In what may be one of the more interesting stories you read today, Konami has just announced that after a year they've chosen the winner of their contest that would bring back one of their old IP's.…

September 19, 2022 | 10:18 EDT

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9 Years of Shadows Release Date Finally Revealed For Steam

One of my favorite times of the year is E3, or the period of time that used to include E3, This year at the Summer of Gaming event 9 Years of Shadows showed off a beautiful trailer mixing together…

August 26, 2022 | 03:28 EDT

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Journey Crossover Coming Soon

In a very interesting and odd turn of events, a Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Journey crossover has been announced. The release date for this update is set for August 23, 2022, and there are some…

August 19, 2022 | 03:15 EDT

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Dead Cells Enter The Panchaku Update Adds Cooking Based Weapon and Other Fixes

The Dead Cells Enter The Panchaku update is here, and there are some really neat features for fans to check out. Between bug fixes, the legendaries system rework, and new additions to the weapons and…

August 3, 2022 | 04:31 EDT

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Stealthvania The Siege And The Sandfox Emerges From Hiding

Indie "stealthvania" The Siege and the Sandfox has re-emerged after almost six years of relative silence. The game is now being published by Koch Media and has a new release window of 2023, when it'…

January 18, 2038 | 10:14 EST

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Dead Cells Roadmap for 2022 Announced

The developers at Motion Twin have announced several exciting new updates and features coming to Dead Cells both this year and next. With more weapon rebalances, the reworking of the legendary system…

July 18, 2022 | 01:39 EDT

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Top 7 PlayStation Plus Premium Metroidvanias

PlayStation Plus Premium has a wealth of excellent Metroidvania titles under its umbrella, from the critically acclaimed Hollow Knight to the crowdfunded Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Here are…

July 13, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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New Dead Cells Update Released

Developers at Motion Twin have released a few updates for the game Dead Cells within the last few days, including the newest Alpha update. The update includes a few key aspects gamers had asked to be…

July 6, 2022 | 01:28 EDT

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Dead Cells Update Adds Accessibility Options and Assist Mode

Dead Cells has received a new update called Breaking Barriers, which adds a bunch of new options to improve overall accessibility as well as an assist mode. There's also a reduction in cell cost to…

June 24, 2022 | 12:02 EDT

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Bloodstained June 2022 Roadmap Details New Content

The Castlevania series has inspired a similar game in Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night which has some plans for the future. The devs at Art Play have updated their roadmap to discuss further…

June 17, 2022 | 02:02 EDT

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The Last Faith is a Pixelly, Metroidvania Take on Bloodborne

If you dig the spooky, gothic vibe from games such as Bloodborne, you'll want to keep an eye out for The Last Faith -- and there's some fresh footage to share! This new trailer showcases impressive…

June 11, 2022 | 03:59 EDT

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Re-Logic Hires Minecraft Modder to Work on Terraria Mod Tools

Prominent Minecraft modder Chicken Bones has been hired by Re-Logic to work on Terraria mod tools, with a particular focus on further developing tModLoader and tModPorter. As with Minecraft, …

May 26, 2022 | 03:22 EDT

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Terraria 1.4.3 Update is Out for Consoles and Mobile

Terraria Update 1.4.3 is out now for consoles and mobile, bringing the Don't Starve Together crossover content and more to PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS. After about five "…

April 27, 2022 | 02:18 EDT

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Big Monster Sanctuary Free DLC Releases This June

The upcoming Monster Sanctuary free DLC has a release window. It'll take the form of a massive update for the creature-battling platformer that will add a whole new region, as well as new monsters,…

April 11, 2022 | 11:11 EDT

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Dead Cells Update Break the Bank is Now Live

The new Dead Cells update Break the Bank is out, and it adds in a new optional biome in The Bank, three optional enemies, three new gold-based weapons, three new gold-based mutations, and many…

March 30, 2022 | 12:26 EDT

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New Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Character Announced

There's a new Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night character on the horizon. Starting from tomorrow, you'll be able to download a free update that adds the heroine from a rather well-liked mid-2010s…

March 30, 2022 | 09:45 EDT

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Hollow Knight: Silksong

Hollow Knight: Silksong is the upcoming sequel to the beloved 2017 metroidvania Hollow Knight. In it, players are Hornet, the princess-protector of Hallownest. That doesn't stop Hornet from being…

January 17, 2022 | 09:52 EST

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Dead Cells: The Queen and the Sea DLC Release Date Revealed

The Dead Cells: The Queen and The Sea release date has been revealed: you'll be able to play this new Dead Cells DLC in early January 2022. Dead Cells is no stranger to post-launch updates; most…

December 16, 2021 | 03:25 EST

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Dead Cells Hollow Knight Crossover Coming with Update 26

A Dead Cells Hollow Knight crossover has been announced by Motion Twin -- you'll be able to get Hollow Knight's sword (and who knows what else) when Dead Cells Update 26 launches next week. Dead…

November 19, 2021 | 02:08 EST

Metroid Dread

Metroid Dread Sales Shatter Franchise Records

Nintendo has had a good time recently, with the Nintendo Switch OLED and Metroid Dread sales both doing very well, with Dread in particular setting franchise records. It was October's 3rd best…

November 12, 2021 | 11:50 EST

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Debuting Crossover Character in Next Update

A new Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night character is in development for the next update -- and this playable hero is going to be from another game's universe. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has…

October 28, 2021 | 03:18 EDT

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Metroid Dread: How Nintendo Gets Horror Right

The newest Nintendo Metroid game to be released on Nintendo Switch, Metroid Dread, has quickly become more than just something to tide fans over while we wait for the Metroid Prime 4 trailer and…

October 18, 2021 | 11:30 EDT

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Metroid Dread Review

When I finally hit the credits of Metroid Dread, I was filled with a sense of triumph I have not had in a long while. This was the first mainline 2D Metroid experience we have gotten in almost two…

October 17, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

Metroid Dread

If You Worked For Less Than a Year on Metroid Dread, You Won't be Credited

Everyone and their dog has been heaping praise on Metroid Dread and why it's fantastic, which is great news for all Metroid fans out there that have been neglected for so long. After all, it was a …

October 14, 2021 | 10:28 EDT

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Metroid Dread Kraid Boss Guide (Cataris)

So you've made your way further into Metroid Dread. You've blazed your way through the area of Cataris and acquired the Varia Suit, keeping Samus cool under pressure. But what about a certain boss…

October 8, 2021 | 07:36 EDT

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Metroid Dread Corpius Boss Guide (Artaria)

Metroid Dread sure knows how to pack a punch with its variety of difficult boss battles. Thankfully, the first boss Samus Aran runs across isn't too difficult — if you stay focused and make sure to…

October 8, 2021 | 07:47 EDT