Skul is a brand new pixel-art side-scrolling rogue-lite that’s out on Steam now. It has a premise where you can switch out Skul’s skull to change out the character’s class. From what I’ve seen so far, there’s a pretty large number of skull-types, so there’s a lot of variety in the gameplay. Add to that… Continue reading Check Out Skul
I like Fez, I’m excited to play Fez, I wish Fez was out already. What I don’t like, though, is that Fez trailers seem to consist of as little game play as possible, with added rotating camera. Just in case you’re not sure, at this point, that you’re going to need to rotate the camera… Continue reading Fez, The Rotating Camera Game
Super Meat Boy is a platformer about a boy without skin named Meat Boy who must save his girlfriend, Bandage Girl, from Dr. Fetus. Aside from having the best story ever it’s also hard. Very, very hard. I’ve died over 3,000 times (which isn’t an exaggeration, the game keeps tracks of deaths) and haven’t completed… Continue reading Super Meat Boy Review
Atlus has announced a sequel to Trine, a puzzle / platformer. Looks pretty nice. Trine 2 will be available digitally Spring, 2011.
Donkey Kong Country Returns looks great, I love the 2D game play similar to the SNES games. The game features same-screen co-op two player, and it’s being developed by Retro , the same guys who successfully transitioned Metroid into 3D with Metroid Prime.
Looks pretty cool, but I’m not sure how much 2D vs. 3D game play they’ll be. I’d personally rather more 2D then 3D, but either way the games looking really good. Metroid: Other M currently has an August 31, 2010 for North America.
Castlevania Harmony of Despair, a new 2D Castlevania produced by Koji Igarashi (Symphony of the Night, Harmony of Dissonance) is on display at E3. The game is reportedly in hi-definition, features six-player multiplayer and is for Xbox Live Arcade. Awesome. Also, Harmony of Despair features multiple classic Castlevania characters such as Alucard and Soma Cruz,… Continue reading Castlevania Harmony of Despair at E3
I love how Capcom takes the retro look even into their commercials. If I saw that when I was a kid I would have wanted the game. And more locks on the door to my room. And a nude poster on my door.
Capcom’s latest retro Mega Man is out today for the WiiWare today and will be out March 11th on the PSN and March 31st on XBLA. Why three different days? I have no idea, maybe it’s more fun that way. Full press release, below…
Star Guard is a pretty awesome retro platformer, without being as annoying or tedious as a retro platformer. The game uses a great checkpoint system, every so often it saves your progress so if you die you don’t restart the whole level. The story is pretty awesome, too. “Guide the spaceman through the castle and… Continue reading Star Guard