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Platformer Review

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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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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Platformer Review

Sonic Frontiers – Review | Going Hog Wild

It’s been quite a while since the last mainline Sonic game. Five years ago, Sonic Forces released to an overwhelmingly mild reception. It and its predecessor Sonic Lost World were seen as average-at-best experiments, being lamented for being lesser experiences and their lack of ambition. Sonic Team seems to have taken those criticisms quite personally, […]

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Platformer Review

Megaman Battle & Fighters – Review

The NeoGeo Pocket Colour does seem to be getting a second lease of life lately with all the re-releases developed by Code Mystics. In a twist of fate that few saw coming, the SNK-developed Megaman Battle & Fighters saw a swift shadow release. Fortunately, I am a Mega enough Man to tackle the strangely titled […]