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Berserk Boy – Review

Berserk Boy is an indie 2D action-platformer influenced by many classic sidescrollers of the 16 and 32-bit eras. As a sucker for games with dynamic movement and sense of speed, the early trailers for this game caught my eye and piqued my interest. With the game out now on PC and Switch, I figured it’d […]

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Action Indie Platformer Review

Katana ZERO – Review | Cyberpunk Action, Samurai Style

Katana ZERO is an action platformer from Askiisoft featuring fast-paced samurai action against an 80s-inspired cyberpunk backdrop. You play as Zero, a katana-wielding assassin working for a mysterious organization in the neon city of New Mecca. Katana ZERO is a compact game with streamlined mechanics, but there’s still a good deal to unpack in the […]

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Action Platformer Review

TEVI – Review

Tevi is a 2023 2D action-platformer developed by GemaYue, Ein Lee, and developer/publisher studio CreSpirit. The game is a follow-up, and spiritual successor, to their hit 2016 title Rabi-Ribi. Like its predecessor, Tevi is a Metroidvania game with a cutesy visual presentation and an emphasis on combat. Its signature flair is the presence of bullet […]

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Game Of The Year 2023 – Staff Picks

We’ve seen plenty of titles released in 2023, from major ones like Final Fantasy XVI, niche titles such as Crymachina, and even a few ‘new to us’ releases like The Legend Of Nayuta: Boundless Trails. As a team, we’ve played quite a lot of them and would like to highlight our favorites. As with our Yearly Top Visual Novels […]

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The Last Faith – Review

What happens when you get an “unholy alliance” of one of gaming’s most cherished titles and a genre that continues to deliver excellence? You get The Last Faith — a game that takes Bloodborne’s eldritch horror and gives it a metroidvania makeover.  I first became aware of The Last Faith’s development when a Kickstarter trailer was released around 2020. […]

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Indie Platformer Review

Gravity Circuit – Review | Best Platformer of 2023 Yet?

Mega Man has spawned quite a lot of inspiration over the years in the platforming genre. With the rise of indie games especially came a slew of popular titles like Shovel Knight. Today, we’ve got a new one from Domesticated Ant Games in the form of Gravity Circuit. Super Fighting Robots At the heart of […]

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Sonic Origins Plus – Review | The DLC

This time last year, Sonic Origins was released as a celebration of the titular hedgehog’s 31st birthday. Although imperfect in some ways, I still thought it was the best official way to play all of the Genesis classics. Exactly one year later, Sega has seen fit to follow up on that with a refresh. Sonic Origins Plus […]

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Lorena and the Land of Ruins – Review

“Cute girls doing cute things” is a sub-genre of media that you’re probably well familiar with already. For those who seek an experience less relaxed and more thrilling, there’s also “Cute girls doing uncharacteristically dangerous things”. This alternative naturally lends itself well to games, and today, we’ve got another one. Lorena and the Land of […]