Blurring the lines between the already ill-defined genres of Metroidvania and Roguelike comes Dead Cells, which has officially launched this week on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch ($24.99)….
Available On: Nintendo 3DS
The Metroid series is held in high esteem. It helped jump start an entirely new genre born out of platforming and exploration. Super Metroid (1994) is considered one of the best games ever made, yet Nintendo has been painfully quiet on any Metroid news or games over the last decade – until now.
Metroid: Samus Returns isn’t quite the new 2D Metroid game we were hoping for; it’s a remake of the second game in the series, 1991’s Metroid II: Return of Samus for the Game Boy. A lot of impressive went work into updating the old monochrome visuals into stunning 3D models and animated backgrounds, while the core gameplay of exploring a labyrinthine world full of secrets and power-ups remains just as compelling all these years later.
Available On: PC (Windows, Mac Linux), PlayStation 4
Friedrich Nietzsche famously said “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” In Sundered that which kills you also makes you stronger.
Sundered is a challenging, beautifully animated roguelike action-platformer from indie studio Thunder Lotus Games. With a carefully crafted difficulty ramp, Sundered excels in a genre that often teeters on the brink of frustration and repetition.
Thunder Lotus Games revealed their sophomore title, Sundered, will be launching July 28 on PC (Win, Mac, Linux) and PlayStation 4 for $19.99. Pre-orders are now available on Steam, PlayStation…
The Kickstarter campaign for indie title Sundered has recently closed with an impressive $202, 102 CAD raised. With the initial goal of only $25,000 CAD, that’s a total of 808% over…
Available On: Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
The underwater portions of old 2D side-scrolling games were often the bane of every gamer’s existence. Thankfully we’ve reached a point where not only can maneuvering underwater feel right, but we can play entire games set within a vast underwater wonderland. Song of the Deep obeys the time-tested Metroidvania playbook to create a worthy adventure with a heart-warming story. Read More