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‘Carrion’ Hands-on Preview: A Decayed Delight

Mallory Spencer
In one short and sweet sequence, Carrion proves that it knows exactly how to handle the anti-genre it’s aiming for. The demo of Phobia Game Studio’s 2020 ‘reverse horror’ opens with your playable thing emerging from its gruesome nest and making its way towards the nearest meal which, in this......
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‘Gato Roboto’ Is The Cat’s Meow

Matthew Adler
Devolver Digital is hitting it out of the park this year with their indie game lineup, adding Doinksoft’s 'Gato Roboto' to its growing list of must-play games. This adorable game, which they have cleverly referred to as a 'meowtroidvania' is a fantastic, albeit short, experience that distills the genre down...
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‘Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’ Shines Like A Brilliant Moon

Trevor Poole
'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' is a return to the genre by Igarashi, taking nearly five years to make. The work is surely felt and most assuredly appreciated....
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Finally Has a Release Date

Trevor Poole
Many fans of Castlevania have been clamoring for a more faithful entry in the Metroidvania franchise for years, but it seems Konami is more interested in releasing collections of old games in the series and forcing the indie circuit to do the heavy lifting for the genre. While collections of......
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Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed As A Full Sequel To Original Game

Matthew Adler
  In a pleasant surprise yesterday, Team Cherry dropped the trailer for Hollow Knight: Silksong, the upcoming sequel to 2017’s indie game hit, Hollow Knight. The new game will follow the main character, Hornet, as she navigates an entirely-new haunted kingdom. Hollow Knight: Silksong was originally slated as DLC for......
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Have Some Tiny Timeless Fun with Tiny Dangerous Dungeons

Trevor Poole
Developer Adventure Islands announced that Tiny Dangerous Dungeons will be releasing on Steam on March 1. It holds classic Metroidvania elements in an old Game Boy aesthetic that holds a stylish monochrome art style where players will fight there way through the dungeon and solve puzzles along the way to...
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From Mods to Metroidvania: David Münnich of SupraGames

Travis LeFevre
Metroidvanias are a popular subgenre of video game – and it’s pretty clear to see why. When done right, rewarding gameplay and a plethora of puzzles can lead to hours being lost in these. They take thought, planning, and a little wittiness. Of the many games in this genre, Supraland......
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