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Review: Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

Wonder Boy is a bit of a wonderful mess. The series never seems to stick to one style, developer, or nomenclature. Here we have a remake of Monster World IV, which is a sequel to Wonder Boy in Monster World, or, as it’s known in Japan...

 
 
 
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KeyWe, a kiwi mailroom game built for co-op, is out August 31

[Update: KeyWe's summer launch window has been narrowed down to August 31, 2021.] I'm always on the lookout for charming co-op adventures, and for a while, I've had my eye on KeyWe, a puzzle-platformer about two bumbling birds who must som...

 
 
 
 
 
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Huntdown for Steam is slicker and sicker than ever before

[Update: Huntdown is now live on Steam, early purchases will bag a 20% price discount.] There's no denying 2020 was an explosive year for video games. But among the mega-bucks, mega-marketed, mega-sellers of the industry, smaller titles wer...

 
 
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Obscure fantasy The Astyanax returns on PS4 and Switch

After going a little shmup-happy in recent weeks, the retro-loving folk over at Hamster have returned to the world of fantasy platformers for this week's Arcade Archives release, having re-released Jaleco's hack 'n' slash adventure The Asty...

 
 
 
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Delphine classic Flashback is getting a sequel in 2022

In real out-of-the-blue news, retro-lovin' publisher Microids has announced that the 16-bit adventure classic Flashback is to receive a sequel. The new game, tentatively titled Flashback 2 is scheduled to launch on PC and consoles sometime ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart trailer introduces Rivet

Sony Interactive Entertainment, alongside Insomniac Games, have released a brand new — and very impressive — gameplay trailer for the upcoming platformer Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, which will see the steampunk duo return f...

 
 
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It Takes Two just hit a well-earned one million sales

Since launching on March 26, Hazelight's co-op adventure game It Takes Two has sold a million copies across PC and consoles, and it's "still going strong," according to the developer. You love to see it. As a bigger, bolder, and more inven...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Fez is back with a Nintendo Switch version out today

Has it been long enough that you could go through Fez again with fresh eyes? I'm at that point and then some — it's been years! The perspective-shifting platforming adventure is coming to Nintendo Switch... today! I love when they're ...

 
 
 
 




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Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World"Now with 100% less boy"

 

Miitopia"Miis are back"

 

Knockout City"We built this city on balls and holes"

 

Biomutant"Old world underground, where are you now?"

 

Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster"The demon who wore tennis shoes"

 

Path of Exile: Ultimatum"Patch 3.14 brings the blood, sweat, and more blood"

 

Subnautica: Below Zero"A frigid new standalone story that can't quite fill the original game's flippers"

 

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids"It's more Valhalla, for better or worse"

 

Famicom Detective Club"Murder, Yoshio Sakamoto Wrote"

 
 
 

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Chris Moyse

And just like that, its I hope that the first weekend of the month is an amazing one for you - with rest and joy and Thanks for keeping the scene alive, and be kind to Its the bare minimum you Love you x

 
PatBateman17

Goddamn, I was not expecting Chainsaw Man to absolutely break my heart, but here we Spoilers in

 
Mamekuma

Ive never liked Kanye nor his music--hes always been a prick and the music simply isnt my speed--and Im willing to bet hes just a nazi, Occams Razor and all But there has to be angle to right? Not even actual Nazis say this stuff

 
cockaroach

Lol what a Kanye makes Alex Jones look good

 
Whispering Willow

Bouncing between Ghost Song and Signalis is winning since its succeeding in what it wants to be - a late 90s survival horror Ghost Song wants to be Super Metroid + Dark Souls but manages to be more stingy than either with save

 
Gajknight

This happens to me far more than it should

 
Seymour

I had a feeling this would be pretty mid after watching some straight gameplay a while

 
The Actual Charlton Heston

Interesting mechanic Midnight Suns uses for recruiting Spider-Man to your True Bold move,

 
PhilKenSebben

Played Midnight Suns for 5hrs In Its the supernatural, corny ass Marvel rpg, that I never knew I I can almost even forgive the absence of Moon Knight, since Magik AND Nico are It is a bit jank, and dated, but I love

 
Alphadeus

Bones and Black Magic (v2) (Xeo) (2022): I picked up a sweet set of virtual drums called BFD3, and the first song I wanted to try them on was Xeos song, because I felt the original drums were too Let me know if these are a better fit for the song :)

 
 

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