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2D indies that sure pack a punch
March 1, 2018 - It's Women's History Month so it's an appropriate time to check out some fantastic indies with impressive heroines. These chums may not be as iconic as Lara Croft but there's no denying that they kick ass so let's get straight to the games!
Read more: 6 Recent Indie Games Where Women Kick Ass
Quit clowning around!
February 28, 2018 - Data East's retro competitive puzzler is now available for current generation consoles. It may look cute but Magical Drop III can be one tough game to master so get ready to pop a few balloons.
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Magical Drop III Review
Less Snake, more bite
February 27, 2018 - Konami's popular stealth action series has been entertaining gamers for over three decades. Now that Hideo Kojima has left the company, does this crazy spin-off offer a worthwhile experience or are you better off sticking to the classics?
Read more: Metal Gear Survive Review
2P is better than 1P
February 25, 2018 - Over a year after its initial release, Namco's latest maze muncher is now on Switch with a cool new multiplayer mode. However, is that enough to warrant another purchase if you already own the vanilla version?
Read more: Pac-Man Championship Edition 2+ Review
Dwayne Johnson not included
February 23, 2018 - Now that a movie based on Midway's classic giant monster arcade game is releasing for some strange reason, it's a good time to take a look back at the Rampage series. Get ready to kick a few buildings down and let's destroy this city!
Read more: Rampage Retrospective
An indie shmup done right
February 22, 2018 - It takes a lot of hard work to craft a worthwhile shoot 'em up with so many classics and modern takes on the genre already available. So, will this third iteration of Overdriven make shmup veterans' trigger fingers itchy?
Read more: Overdriven Reloaded: Special Edition Review
A twin-stick sword slashing roguelike
February 22, 2018 - There's nothing quite as immediately gratifying as an old-school overhead dungeon crawler. The Story Goes On is a roguelike that'll have you (and possibly a friend) trying to uncover the secrets of a randomly generated world.
Read more: The Story Goes On Review
That's one cool llama
February 21, 2018 - Whenever you look at a game that's ridiculously silly, it's easy to shrug it off as not worth your time. However, Superola and The Lost Burgers is full of variety and fun so start your barbecue and get ready for a meaty adventure.
Read more: Superola and The Lost Burgers Review
Psikyo's debut shoot 'em up returns
February 21, 2018 - Switch owners sure have been treated to a lot of arcade buried treasures over the past months. Samurai Aces (AKA Sengoku Ace) is Psikyo's first game ever so how does it compare to their more contemporary shmups?
Read more: Samurai Aces Review
A SNES classic: now in 3D!
February 20, 2018 - After its predecessor received a full 3D remake, we can finally enjoy a modern interpretation of Square's classic action RPG Seiken Densetsu 2. Invite a couple friends over and let's go on a magic-filled adventure!
Read more: Secret of Mana Review
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