Metroidvania games

Chasm Review

Chasm Review (PlayStation 4)

Delving deeply

August 11, 2018 - After more than 5 years, Kickstarter success story Chasm has finally graced consoles with its presence. Was it worth the wait?
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Dead Cells Review

Dead Cells Review (PlayStation 4)

Praise the dead

August 6, 2018 - Indie roguelikes are a dime a dozen but Dead Cells is in a class of its own. Developers Motion Twin have blended several satisfying roguelike elements and the end result is a fun and challenging experience that remains accessible and never overly punishing.
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Omega Strike Review

Omega Strike Review (PlayStation 4)

O-meh-ga

June 19, 2018 - Put a stop to the evil Doctor Omega in this by-the-books Metroidvania.
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Hollow Knight Review

Hollow Knight Review (Switch)

Ironically far from hollow

June 15, 2018 - Everyone and their neighbour has been raving about this Metroidvania masterpiece since it released last year for PC and it has finally made its console debut. So, sharpen a nail and prepare to explore a haunting bug-filled world.
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Yoku's Island Express Review

Yoku's Island Express Review (Xbox One)

The world's first pinballvania

May 31, 2018 - Metroidvania pinball is definitely an unorthodox concept for a video game. However, Yoku's Island Express presents one of the most original and addictive indie game formulas ever so get your flipper fingers ready and prepare for a memorable adventure.
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition Review

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition Review (PlayStation 4)

Bigger, better, purpler

May 8, 2018 - WayForward's fourth game in their popular 2D platforming series has a swanky new version complete with oodles of DLC. So, shampoo your hair and get ready to whip through a magical world yet again.
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - A Step-by-Step Guide

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - A Step-by-Step Guide

Let me help you find the Way Forward

May 5, 2018 - This purple-haired genie has been on a few complex adventures and her latest one is no different. In this guide, I'll break down the essential steps so you can easily find what you need to do next as well as discover some cool treasures along the way.
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A Robot Named Fight Review

A Robot Named Fight Review (Switch)

Up for some Super Metrogue?

April 29, 2018 - Plenty of indie games try to recapture the magic of Nintendo's Metroid franchise. However, very few of them succeed in living up to the phenomenal 30 year old series so let's see if A Robot Named Fight does.
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Owlboy Review

Owlboy Review (PlayStation 4)

It's a real hoot

April 27, 2018 - Traversing a lovely 2D world as an owl / human hybrid sounds like a lot of fun. However, does Owlboy offer an enjoyable indie adventure?
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Top 10 Super Metroid Moments

Top 10 Super Metroid Moments

Samus Aran's return to Zebes is one of her greatest outings

April 22, 2018 - Super Metroid is a classic SNES title and the precursor to the Metroidvania genre. It's a fan favorite even today, 24 years after its initial 1994 release with tons of memorable areas to explore, items to collect, and enemies to defeat.
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