Roguelikes (Page 4)
A roguelike that'll have you hooked
April 19, 2017 - Indie game developers love making action-packed 2D platformers. Flinthook manages to combine elements from many inspirations and craft a solid roguelike experience so let's get ready to pillage some pirate ships in space!
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An incredible game that takes a while to grow on you
March 27, 2017 - Whenever a game releases that requires patience to start being enjoyable, it usually gets a mixed reaction. In comes Has-Been Heroes, an unconventional strategic roguelike gem that also happens to be one of the most rewarding indie games ever made.
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So many heroes, so little time
March 24, 2017 - Once in a while, a game with a truly unique premise emerges. 88 Heroes has you control a variety of less than ideal individuals who each feel that they can save the day. The question is, do they have what it takes or should we just switch on the Bat-Signal?
Read more: 88 Heroes Review
Enter the Void and bring a friend
March 23, 2017 - NeuroVoider blends a few different genres to form an interesting twin-stick shooter experience. Death is permanent and levels are randomly generated between a handful of different environments so it definitely has the roguelike thing going on.
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Mystery Dungeon fun with maidens
March 14, 2017 - No genre in gaming is as love-hate as the roguelike. One second, you're kicking butt and the next, you're dead. Touhou Genso Wanderer is a love letter to the classic Mystery Dungeon series so let's see if these shrine maidens were built to survive.
Read more: Touhou Genso Wanderer Review
Six degrees of roguelike
March 12, 2017 - There's nothing quite like soaring through stages and shooting robots in space. Sublevel Zero Redux blends six degrees of freedom flight controls and RPG elements in a unique roguelike package so suit up and get ready to shoot the core.
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Did Noel Fielding make a turn-based strategy game?
March 9, 2017 - It's hard not to love kooky off-the-wall British humour. Loot Rascals is one of the strangest and funniest games that I've ever played but does it combine turn-based strategy and puzzle elements well or are you better off in the hands of The Thing Below?
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WarioWare meets 2D platforming
February 25, 2017 - If you have attention deficit disorder (like most gamers) then the fast-paced and constantly changing gameplay of 88 Heroes will be right up your alley. I recently had the opportunity to play it so here's what to expect when it releases in a few weeks.
Read more: I Got 88 Heroes and a Glitch Is One
Rogue Legacy meets Mr. Driller
February 17, 2017 - Games with addictive premises are only as good as their core gameplay. Vertical Drop Heroes HD may push you to keep trying but does the fun last long enough to warrant venturing into the unknown?
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Is this rogue-lite light on fun?
February 8, 2017 - Quest of Dungeons' simple but competent retro art style is a fitting parallel to the game itself. Nothing about it is going to blow you away but that doesn't mean you can't have a good time with this procedurally generated dungeon crawler from Upfall Studios.
Read more: Quest of Dungeons Review
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