Tag: 2D

Dead Cells Preview

Stop me if you’ve heard this before — a 2D platformer borrowing from Metroid and Castlevania which also has roguelike elements just hit Steam Early Access. This time, though, the game already feels finished, and has been nearly impossible to put down for the past week. Dead Cells manages to go beyond genre pastiche and freshens up one of the most crowded spaces in gaming. It’s well worth checking out even in its “unfinished” state.


Hollow Knight Review

 Symphony Of The Chitin

 

HIGH There are bosses called “Dung Defender” and “the Mantis Lords.”

LOW Who thought this map system was a good idea?

WTF No, really, who thought this map system was a good idea?


Headlander Review

Allergic To Laser Beams

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HIGH The concept and aesthetics are tops.

LOW Forgetting that higher color sentries can pass through lower-color doors

WTF It took hours to realize Circle had a non-combat function.