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SkyKeepers Review

When you play enough 2D indie action platformers, you have to resist the urge to roll your eyes when you see yet another one and pro-actively make the effort to give it the benefit of the doubt. SkyKe...Read More

8.5 Great

Hollow Knight Review

It’s only just the beginning of the 3rd month of the year, and already I have my share of pleasant surprises for an entire year. The latest pleasant surprise of 2017 is Team Cherry’s Hollo...Read More

8.5 Great

Nefarious Review

Ever wonder what it would be like to play the bad guy in those classic platforming games? That’s the premise that the team from Star Blade have gone with for their game Nefarious. It certainly i...Read More

6.5 Fair

Gunmetal Arcadia Preview

Every so often I am pleasantly surprised by a game. Last year I got just that surprise when Gunmetal Arcadia Zero was included as a Humble Original for their monthly subscribers. Having spent plenty o...Read More

The Retro Chronicles…Krusty’s Super Fun House

KRUSTY’S SUPER FUN HOUSE Release Date: 1992/93 Genre: Puzzle-platformer Developer: Audiogenic Publisher: Virgin Games/Acclaim (Flying Edge) Available: Sega Mega Drive (version reviewed), SNES – minor ...Read More

The Retro Chronicles…Dragon’s Lair: The Legend

DRAGON’S LAIR: THE LEGEND Release Date: 1991/92 Genre: Puzzle-platformer Developer: Elite Publisher: Epic Records Available: Nintendo Game Boy You’ve never heard of this game in all likelihood, despit...Read More

Claire: Extended Cut Review

I don’t think we will ever let the past go. We still treasure the various bit eras which were the precursors to gaming we know and love today. If you’ve lived through them all like me, you’ll apprecia...Read More

Open World 2D Adventure Game PONCHO now Available on Wii U

Rising Star Games announced today that PONCHO is now available on Wii U. Brought to you by the creative minds at Delve Interactive, PONCHO‘s open-world 2D adventure offers a unique twist: at any...Read More

GenreQuest: 3D Platformers – Part 4

Oh readers, we really must stop meeting like this. People will start to talk, anyway let us continue on our journey through the 3D platformer genre. This week contains some truly diabolical entries, b...Read More

Salt and Sanctuary Review

The easiest and fastest way to describe Salt and Sanctuary to someone would be to call it a 2D Dark Souls game. Now that isn’t a bad thing by any means, games influence other games all the time,...Read More