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Captain Olimar's 2D adventure
August 11, 2017 - Shigeru Miyamoto's much-celebrated strategic puzzle platformer series starring adorable living vegetables finally has a spin-off. However, does Hey! Pikmin translate the fun well to a two-dimensional space?
Read more: Hey! Pikmin Review
A tactical action RPG that falls flat
August 10, 2017 - There has been a recent influx of indie RPGs yet few have captured what makes the genre special. Does Masquerada: Songs and Shadows have what it takes to stand out from the crowd?
Read more: Masquerada: Songs and Shadows Review
A strangely satisfying 2D gastrointestinal adventure
August 10, 2017 - Sliding around the insides of a giant worm definitely doesn't sound appealing as a game premise. However, Slime-san's odd and often disgusting tale is one that's hard to put down so let's get swallowed whole and check it out!
Read more: Slime-san Review
Clearing up the purple haze
August 9, 2017 - If building forts and fending off hordes of cartoonish zombies sounds fun to you then here's a game to keep on your radar. Fortnite is a brand new cooperative sandbox survival experience from Epic Games that can be a lot of fun but is it worth diving into early?
Read more: Fortnite Early Access: Buy or Wait?
Four games that still rock, man!
August 8, 2017 - It's great to see that some game developers still care about their catalog of retro titles. Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 offers an assortment of The Blue Bomber's later games but are they worth revisiting?
Read more: Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Review
Precisa de mais vida
August 6, 2017 - You don't often see video games based on podcasts. 99Vidas is a beat 'em up starring the four Brazilian blokes from the retro gaming podcast of the same name so let's get ready to fight!
Read more: 99Vidas Review
The original finally gets a console port
August 5, 2017 - Following the success of the super-fun shmup Gunbird, Psikyo released another arcade shooting gem. Strikers 1945 is a crazy cooperative shoot 'em up that'll have you and a friend blasting away enemy mechs within an alternate post-war history so let's check it out!
Read more: Strikers 1945 Review
Pinball Breakout: Home Edition
August 4, 2017 - You have to love when obscure Japanese arcade games finally make their way to the west. Gunbarich is a pinball/Breakout hybrid by shoot 'em up masters Psikyo that can be pretty fun so let's take a closer look.
Read more: Gunbarich Review
Aliens and mummies and mutants, oh my!
August 4, 2017 - SNK's follow-up to their classic run 'n' gun 2D action game improved the formula in a lot of ways. Now that Eri and Fio joined Marco and Tarma on the battlefield, will they be glad that they did?
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug 2 Review
The Blue Bomber meets Street Fighter
August 3, 2017 - It may be a fantastic single player game but Mega Man 7 also has a secret competitive multiplayer battle mode. If you'd like to experience it yourself then all you have to do is follow this simple guide.
Read more: Mega Man 7: How to Unlock Versus Mode
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