Metroidvania games (Page 4)
October 28, 2016 - Very few game genres deliver quality experiences as consistently as the 2D Metroidvania. However, Exile's End is a surprisingly average title but does it have enough redeeming qualities to make it a worthwhile download?
Read more: Exile's End Review
August 8, 2016 - There are so many Metroidvania games releasing nowadays that innovation goes a long way. Thankfully, Headlander is bursting with uniqueness from its wacky premise to its gameplay, so let's get started. Off with your head!
Read more: Headlander Review
Can you hack it?
July 14, 2016 - Dex is a lot of things. It's an adventure game, an RPG, a side-scrolling action game, a Metroidvania-esque platformer, and at times a top-down shooter. And thanks to a rich game world and intriguing storyline, it's also a very enjoyable experience.
Read more: Dex Review
I think we're gonna need a bigger map
June 14, 2016 - When it comes to addictive gameplay formulas, nothing beats a Metroidvania game. I've reviewed quite a lot of them in my career so here's my take on a few stand-out titles.
Read more: Metroidvania Games Review Roundup (Part 1)
Yet another great game starring Nolan North
May 7, 2016 - As one of the most memorable games of 2009, this previous Xbox 360 exclusive is now available for modern consoles. But, does it still hold up after seven years? Slip into your Omega Armor and let's find out.
Read more: Shadow Complex Remastered Review
Time to buy some fortifying shampoo
April 25, 2016 - Everyone's favourite hair-whipping half-genie is back for her third adventure. Although it's been around a while, you can now play it on almost every major console. So, let's see if Shantae still delivers the high quality platforming that we're used to.
Read more: Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Review
Half-genies get lost, too
April 25, 2016 - If you've ever played a Shantae game then you know how tricky they can be when it comes to knowing what to do next. In this guide, I break down all of the essential steps so you can carry on with your adventure no problem.
Read more: Shantae and the Pirate's Curse: A Step-by-Step Guide
First souls, then blood, now salt
March 18, 2016 - It's no secret that this latest Metroidvania title borrows heavily from the Souls series of action RPGs. However, Salt and Sanctuary translates the established formula into two dimensions which makes it quite the intriguing experiment.
Read more: Salt and Sanctuary Review
Welcome to Magnetvania
March 10, 2016 - Metroidvania games are more popular than ever. In order to make one worthwhile, game developers have to strive for unique gameplay. Thankfully, Teslagrad's magnet-based mechanics just may have what it takes.
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A tale of a boy and his radioactive frog
July 23, 2015 - Long before Metroidvania was a common term, Blaster Master helped define the genre. It remains one of gaming's dearest memories with its multiple gameplay perspectives, awesome soundtrack, and wicked boss fights, but does it still hold up more than 25 years later?
Read more: Blaster Master Review
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