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Fan-Made Hades Mod Adds New Gods And Boons

If, like me, finishing Hades left a hole in your heart, you'll be happy to know that there's a mod to fix that. OlympusExtra is a Hades mod that will add four new Olympians such as Apollo to the game…

June 9, 2022 | 11:21 EDT

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Hades Wins First Ever Hugo Award For Gaming

Hades has won an award usually reserved for literary works. The Hugo Awards don't have a bespoke gaming category, but one was created this year especially to recognize exceptional games. Other…

December 20, 2021 | 09:14 EST

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How Hades Parallels Mental Health Resiliency

Failure is the status quo in Hades. Focusing on its lead character Zagreus, this Greek mythology-inspired roguelike by Supergiant Games is built around how its main protagonist consistently loses. As…

August 12, 2021 | 12:00 EDT


The Best Game Music of 2020 - Hades

When it comes to indie games in 2020, Hades very clearly stands out as one of the best. It’s got style and lovable characters, and the core gameplay loop is as addicting as caffeine. Even if…

December 18, 2020 | 12:00 EST

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Hades Adamant Rail Build Guide

The last and most difficult to unlock of all the weapons in Hades is the Adamant Rail. Also known as Exagryph, this was once wielded by the goddess Hestia in the fight against the Titans. And now, it…

October 29, 2020 | 09:00 EDT

Hades Eternal Spear Build Guide

Hades Eternal Spear Build Guide

Varatha, the Eternal Spear in Supergiant games’ Hades, is the most personal to hero Zagreus as it was previously owned and used by his own father when fighting the Titans. With a different move set…

October 20, 2020 | 09:00 EDT

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Hades Stygian Blade Build Guide

Sometimes it’s tough getting the mechanics of a new game down, and Supergiant Games’ Hades is no exception. With so many weapons to pick from, there are many ways to fight your way through Tartarus…

October 13, 2020 | 11:56 EDT

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Hades - How to Unlock Infernal Arms Hidden Aspects

In Supergiant Games' Hades, dear old dad keeps giving you such a hard time each time you try to run away from home, and it can be pretty frustrating—especially when all you really want to do is go…

October 5, 2020 | 07:56 EDT

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Hades: The Myths Behind the Weapons

Every good hero needs his or her arsenal of weapons, and Zagreus in Supergiant Games’ Hades is no exception. Gifted the weapons by none other than the mythological Achilles, they are the tools you…

October 6, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Separating Myth and Fiction: The World of Hades

Supergiant Games’ latest offering, Hades, takes a deep dive into Greek mythology, plumbing the depths of Tartarus and giving a unique take on the chthonic legends of the pantheon. But how much of it…

October 5, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Hades Twin Fists Build Guide

Escaping the House of Hades might not be easy on your first couple tries, but Zagreus isn’t willing to give up. Neither should you. If you really want to nail a successful run with the Twin Fists of…

September 29, 2020 | 02:29 EDT

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Hades Heart-Seeking Bow Build Guide

Got your eye on the Heart-Seeking Bow? Really sick of getting pounded by Theseus every time? Never fear! These are a few Hades build guides to optimize your runs with Coronacht! Remember when using…

September 24, 2020 | 08:00 EDT

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Hades Aegis Shield Build Guide

Each of the six Infernal Arms available in Supergiant's roguelike hit Hades leads to a totally different play style, and with the randomization of the boons you receive on each run it, can be tough…

September 23, 2020 | 09:00 EDT

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Be ready to go into the depths of the underworld in Hades, from Supergiant Games! Play as Zagreus, the prince of the underworld, who is looking to escape the realm to get away from his father, Hades…

September 21, 2020 | 06:10 EDT

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Ranking the Hades Gods by Sexiness

What could be sexier than a God? Deities are nothing but raw power and strength, so it stands to reason that we lowly humans would be attracted to them. The issue here is that not all Gods are…

September 20, 2020 | 11:00 EDT


Hades Review

On paper, Hades appears to be a rogue-like dungeon crawler, similar to The Binding of Isaac or Darkest Dungeon, but in practice it feels much more like a Platinum Games (Bayonetta, Nier Automata)…

September 17, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Hades: Best Weapon Aspect and Boss Guide To Clear Asphodel

Hades may think that you just can’t take the heat, but you know better—after all, you’ve made it this far, right? After clearing Tartarus, the first region in Hades, your next step is to hop on a…

September 17, 2020 | 08:05 EDT

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Hades: Best Boons, Weapons, and Items For Clearing Tartarus

Families, right? You can’t live with them, but you can’t live without them. Nobody knows about dysfunctional family dynamics more than the colorful cast of characters from Greek mythology, and in…

September 17, 2020 | 11:05 EDT

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A Hades Beginner’s Guide: How to Run Away From Home

Leave it to the Lord of the Underworld to scorn his only son and prompt him to run away from home. In Hades, Supergiant Games’ hack-and-slash roguelike, you play as Zagreus, the cool Prince of the…

September 17, 2020 | 11:05 EDT


Hades Coming to Nintendo Switch

Hades, which was been developed and published by Supergiant Games (who also developed Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre) is coming to Nintendo Switch later this fall. */ The game has already been…

August 18, 2020 | 12:09 EDT


Hades: The Nighty Night Update Detailed; Dev Roadmap for March Revealed

Developer Supergiant Games, known for their work on Pyre and Transistor, recently released the Nighty Night update for their latest early access title, Hades. The update marks its tenth major…

March 10, 2020 | 03:15 EDT

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Hades Epic Exclusivity Ending With Steam Early Access Later This Year

Supergiant Games, the developer behind Bastion, Transistor, Pyre, and now Hades, is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary. As part of the celebration, the company announced that it's upcoming…

August 22, 2019 | 04:00 EDT

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Slice Your Way Out of Hell in Supergiant Games' Hades

Supergiant Games is one of those developers that manage to build an outstanding reputation within the community despite a very limited lineup of releases. That is bound to happen when every single…

December 15, 2018 | 02:00 EST


The Game Awards 2018 - HADES Coming To Early Access On The Epic Games Store

At the 2018 Game Awards Developer Supergiant (Bastion, Transistor) announced their new upcoming game Hades.  Hades is a rogue-like dungeon crawler with an Ancient Greek aesthetic and an isometric…

December 6, 2018 | 10:42 EST

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Pyre Update Bring New Game Plus, Extended Soundtrack

Supergiant Games announced that a new update for Pyre is out today for free on PC, and is scheduled to come out soon on PlayStation 4. The update, called the True Nightwing update, will bring a new…

September 28, 2017 | 05:10 EDT

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In Pyre, you play as the Reader, a woman who has just been exiled to the Downside. You are quickly found by three other exiles and learn about the Rites, a series of competitions that may be your…

July 28, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Pyre Review - The Will of the Scribes

Three years ago, Supergiant Games asserted itself as one of the premier indie developers of this console generation with the release of Transistor. Now, with their newest game Pyre, I believe they…

July 28, 2017 | 09:00 EDT


Pyre Coming This July, New Details Revealed

Pyre, the upcoming game from the developers behind Transistor and Bastion, finally has a release date. The game will be coming to both the PlayStation 4 and PC on July 25. Creative director Greg…

May 31, 2017 | 12:33 EDT


Pyre Multiplayer Game Mode Revealed

The development studio Supergiant Games announced on Saturday through a post on the PlayStation Blog that their upcoming game, Pyre, will include a one-on-one multiplayer mode. Here is the reveal…

December 5, 2016 | 11:53 EST

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Supergiant Games Reveals Newest Game Pyre

Supergiant Games, the development studio for Bastion and Transistor, has just revealed their newest game in development, and it looks pretty awesome. The game, titled Pyre, is a party-based role-…

April 19, 2016 | 04:22 EDT

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Transistor Review - Kill Robots with a Talking Sword

Transistor is Supergiant Games' second game following the wildly successful and critically acclaimed Bastion. Transistor has similar hallmarks as Bastion, what we may now consider the signature…

May 21, 2014 | 09:00 EDT