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Grapple Dog review

Man’s best friend uses one of gaming’s best gizmos across 33 stages of increasingly intense platforming action. Pedro the dog has been a bad boy. Separated from his anthropomorphic colleagues, he’s fallen down a deep ...

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Not Quite Domesticated: Kukoos – Lost Pets

Kukoos – Lost Pets has the appearance of a top-tier platformer. But a multitude of blemishes keep the effort from offering uninterrupted enjoyment. A well-designed 3D platformer can be almost a magical experience. From Banjo-Kazooie, ...

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Aeterna Noctis review

Looking for an adventure with arduous platforming and challenging combat? Aeterna Noctis offers more challenge than most of its explorational-driven peers. At first glance, Aeterna Noctis seems like another indistinctive Metroidvania.  You play as the ...

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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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