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Demon Turf review

This decidedly old-school platformer brings back the thrills and quirks of mid-nineties gaming. Those hoping to revisit that age might want to stake their claim on Demon Turf. But those acclimatized to the luxuries of ...

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Zool Redimensioned review

Zool: Ninja of the Nth Dimension represented Gremlin Interactive’s hope for their own emblematic hop-and-bop. But it wasn’t all that good. Can a team of students mend a thirty-year-old title? During the early Nineties, the ...

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Secret Agent HD review

With Secret Agent HD’s arrival on Steam, there’s no need to boot up DOSBox for a bit of Nineties-era, Apogee-published, two-dimensional platforming. Given enough time, nearly every popular game will be remastered, remade, or reiterated ...

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Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX review

SEGA’s early ambassador deserves another shot, but a dutiful remastering of his 1986 debut might not be the best choice for Alex Kidd. While game historians might appreciate the update, Miracle World’s mechanics feel tragically ...

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Tasomachi: Behind the Twilight review

Tasomachi: Behind the Twilight invites players to explore locales in a tranquil puzzler that is free of combat but filled with beauty. Likely, you’ve encountered nocras’ talents before. His artwork, both 2D and 3D, has ...

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Sir Lovelot review

The pursuit of romance sends Sir Lovelot bounding over stages filled with adversity. While you might not love the lack of environmental variety across the game’s forty stage jaunt, it’s hard not to crush on ...

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Teratopia review

Teratopia attempts to honor yesteryear’s three-dimensional action platformers. But years on, battering a button to wear down an opponent’s health can feel antiquated. Elsewhere, clumsy platforming should have been left in the last millennium. Traditionally, ...

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Tamarin review

Ex-Rare developers strive to channel the charm of their old studio’s golden age. Although Tamarin might evoke halcyon memories playing Jet Force Gemini or Banjo-Kazooie, the title never comes close to reaching Rare’s lofty standards. ...

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Adventures of Pip review

Evolve from a single-pixel block to a stalwart, sword-swinging sprite in Adventures of Pip. It’s an enjoyable five-hour jaunt, but don’t be surprised if you find yourself yearning for more variation. As the game industry ...

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