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Quinterra (Early Access) preview

The best Early Access titles feel virtually complete. Built on seemly solid foundations, these games might need just a bit of additional substance before making the leap toward a final retail build. Then, there’s a ...

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Dandy Ace review

An envious illusionist has imprisoned you in a monster-filled labyrinth. Escape involving mastering a collection of magic cards in the lively action-driven roguelike. Early gaming didn’t offer sophisticated storytelling. As Donkey Kong and Sonic the ...

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Loop Hero review

With light role-playing, inventory management, deck building, and even city managerial components, many of Loop Hero’s components might feel a bit familiar. But when assembled in interlocking and occasionally ambiguous ways, the title is like ...

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30XX Early Access preview

Mixing Mega Man X playability with some roguelike procedurally generated environments, 30XX is delightfully polished, even in its current state. There’s a multitude of ways that a procedurally generated Mega Man clone can go sideways. ...

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Sword of the Necromancer review

Driven by an unexpectedly solid story and the ability to resurrect your defeated enemies, Sword of the Necromancer is an intriguing title. While influences are evident, they’re also varied enough to deliver distinction. Within minutes ...

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Undermine mini-review

As long as your library isn’t already saturated with rogue-likes, UnderMine is an agreeable outing, with cute visuals, polished play, just enough persistent upgrades to reward replay.   UnderMine is best described as an action ...

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Skul: The Hero Slayer review

Inverting the usual heroic take, Skul dons a multitude of ability-sets to overcome humanity and free the Demon King in this challenging, charming action roguelike. Founded four years ago by a group of students at ...

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ScourgeBringer mini-review

Flying Oak’s (NeuroVoider) latest pits players against the eponymous, world-obliterating menace. Combating the elevated evil sends you zipping across the screen like a combat-ready hummingbird, making for an engaging experience. For action junkies, few sensations ...

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Runestone Keeper review

Runestone Keeper is ideal for when you want a dungeon-delving, monster-murdering, experience but don’t have hours to spare. While the board-game like approach doesn’t offer much storytelling, the traditional role-playing dilemmas are here in condensed ...

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