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Jetpack Joyride: LSD Edition
February 12, 2018 - Holding a button to control your altitude while flying through confined environments has been fun for years. The question is; does Atomik: RunGunJumpGun do enough to make this simple premise fresh in 2018?
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A Metroidvania worth its salt
February 12, 2018 - There may be a ton of indie 2D action games but they keep managing to innovate on established gameplay formulas. Dandara is a mix of Gravity Rush and Metroidvania but is that blend a little too salty?
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A Flash Back RPG
February 10, 2018 - There are so many retro-inspired JRPGs nowadays that it's hard to tell which ones are worthwhile. The Longest Five Minutes definitely has a unique story premise but does it offer a satisfying flashback-filled adventure?
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A clever cooperative concoction
February 8, 2018 - Blending genres to create interesting gaming experiences usually has mixed results. However, Aegis Defenders' combination of 2D platforming and real-time strategy is an absolute blast that you can enjoy with a chum so let's start hunting for relics!
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Keep calm and beat 'em up
February 5, 2018 - Indie interpretations of classic arcade brawlers don't always result in enjoyable experiences. However, Wulverblade brings the genre back to its roots with a fresh modern coat of paint that'll have you and a pal dismembering hordes of dastardly foes for hours.
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George Miller's SRPG
February 5, 2018 - Tactical turn-based RPGs have been around for a long time and it's rare to come across one that truly stands out in the genre. Therefore, the Mad Max inspired Mad Carnage definitely looks promising but does it hold its own in the Thunderdome?
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February 5, 2018 - Wryn is back to defend her title as The Greatest Hero of All Time. If you played Bleed last year, you'll know that it's a fast-paced, side-scrolling shooter. Bleed 2 plays exactly the same and will remind gamers of retro classics like Mega Man, Metal Slug, and Contra.
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A classic indie that's a little Rusty
February 3, 2018 - Almost five years ago, 3DS owners were treated to the debut of a delightful mining 2D platformer. Rusty's little adventure has been ported to many consoles since and now you can join him on your newfangled Switch so let's head to the mines.
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Goku Gear: Tournament Fighters
February 1, 2018 - When it comes to fighting games, few franchises have strayed as far from the genre's 2D roots as Dragon Ball. Thankfully, Dragon Ball FighterZ is here to make the manga fighting series great again with spot-on 2D gameplay and plenty of eye candy.
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Feels like a distant memory
January 29, 2018 - The folks at Tokyo RPG Factory clearly have a passion for recreating what made classics in the genre so appealing. Although they haven't quite got the magic formula down, Lost Sphear is a competent JRPG that can easily consume dozens of hours of your time.
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