Duck Game review

Duck Game 5

These past few years, retro-inspired titles became mostly associated with indie developed releases. This trend stems from the lower production values required to recreate a 16-bit gaming experience, and the fact larger developers have all ...

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 Sisters Generation  (1)

Most game franchises don’t achieve immediate, unreserved success. Instead, properties are conscientiously cultivated, with each subsequent iteration demonstrating an interchange between developers and fans. Case in point: when Hyperdimension Neptunia emerged stateside in 2011, the ...

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Sproggiwood review

Sproggiwood (1)

Over the last decade, indie developers have become increasingly enraptured by the Rogue-like. From turn-based descendants like Paper Dungeons and Quest of Dungeons or action-driven variants like Full Mojo Rampage or The Weaponographist, Rogue’s procedurally-generated ...

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Swords & Soldiers II review

Swords & Soldiers II (1)

Typically, the industry employs an additive approach, with developers layering new gameplay mechanics onto pre-existing genres. But with the release of Sword & Soldiers II for the Nintendo Wii, Dutch developer Ronimo Games pares down ...

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