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The shovel is mightier than the sword
April 24, 2015 - In an age where countless indie developers strive to create the ultimate retro experience, Shovel Knight clearly stands out of the crowd. With everything fine-tuned and era-appropriate, you'll feel like you're playing a long-lost NES game, but is that really what you want to spend your time doing? Of course it is, so grab a shovel and let's dig in to this modern-day retro masterpiece.
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A puzzler for those who solve Rubik's Cubes in their sleep
April 17, 2015 - The 3D puzzle genre needs to be revived and Bloxiq may have what it takes to resuscitate it. Although recent puzzlers are targeted towards casual gamers, the incredible challenge to be found here means that only brainiacs need apply. Are you smart enough to take on this game of multi-dimensional strategy or are you satisfied to just crush candy for the rest of your life?
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Life after death sure feels a lot like an old-school Metroid game
April 11, 2015 - Step aside Samus; it's Trace's turn to explore an alien world. Axiom Verge is an exploration-based platform shooter that has captured the attention of retro gamers everywhere. However, is it worth leaving Zebes and exploring yet another unfamiliar planet?
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In space, no one can hear you drift
March 28, 2015 - Space can be a lonely place, especially when your ship gets damaged by an asteroid. Xeodrifter tries to emulate Metroid mechanics in almost every way, but does it live up to the classics or is it simply not enough to satisfy your retro cravings?
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Surrender to the Void
January 28, 2015 - If there's one genre that indie developers keep trying to innovate; it's 2D puzzle-platformers. Nihilumbra may not reinvent the wheel but its unique gameplay mechanics and eerie atmosphere definitely make it stand out of the crowd.
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Prepare for a soul-binding experience
January 5, 2015 - As a 2D platformer that went above and beyond gamers' expectations, Trine gets a much deserved remake after five years since its initial release. This version is just as magical as the original and it'll be difficult not to let it captivate you from start to finish.
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White 'shrooms can't jump
December 15, 2014 - Captain Toad straps on his headlamp and oversized backpack to finally star in his own adventure. As you journey with the little fellow, you'll unearth treasures while exploring stages, solving puzzles, fighting dastardly bosses, and adoring everything in sight.
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Step aside, Agassi, there's a new kid in town
December 10, 2014 - Tennis players are generally angrier than birds so a game like Tennis in the Face makes a lot of sense. This game will have you aiming and whacking tennis balls at plenty of deserving buffoons while making you grin from ear to ear.
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The irreverent trivia party game is back and it's brought some friends
November 29, 2014 - Are you looking for a solid party game for family gatherings or for hanging out with friends? Well, look no further because The Jackbox Party Pack is here. It's a compilation of five party games that a ton of people can play together without the need of additional controllers. If you think that you won't have fun with this game, then... You Don't Know Jack!
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Eat your vegetables, kids
October 11, 2014 - Have you ever wondered how jealous vegetables are of ice cream? Wonder no more. Ice Cream Surfer dives head first into this hypothetical quandary and explores the depths of the issue in ways that will shake you to your core.
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