MO: Astray Called “Real Treat” in Nintendo Life Review

Nintendo Life’s Ollie Reynolds went on an escape mission with Rayark Games‘ 2D Metroidvania platformer MO:Astray in a review awarding the title a 9/10. You play as an unassuming blob called MO. Initially, MO’s movements are severely restrained, and it can only slide across the ground in a rather pitiful manner. After absorbing a bit of […]

TheGamer Analyzes Dark Fantasy Metroidvania ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights Trailer

As part of his PAX Online coverage, Peter Glagowski at TheGamer wrote an in-depth analysis of the reveal trailer for ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights, a challenging dark fantasy metroidvania from publisher Binary Haze Interactive and developers Live Wire and Adglobe. Headed to Windows PC via Steam as well as consoles in winter 2020, ENDER […]

GameSkinny has the Scoop on Bookbound Brigade’s Release Date

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but what happens if you use both equally? Gamers will find out on Jan. 30, when Bookbound Brigade, the side-scrolling action platformer starring legendary literary and historical characters from developer Digital Tales and publisher Intragames, turns to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Steam for Windows PC, as reported by […]

Eurogamer Shares Salt and Sanctuary’s Xbox Release Date

Eurogamer’s Matt Wales ushered in gripping, goth news for Xbox fans: Salt and Sanctuary, Ska Studios‘ brutal hand-drawn 2D Soulslike platformer with over 900,000 downloads, brings forgotten cities and blood-soaked dungeons to Xbox One February 6, 2019. Matt laid out what Souls fans can expect from this challenging platformer: Although the term “Souls-like” gets bandied around all too often, it’s undoubtedly fitting […]

Destructoid Says Super Daryl Deluxe “has cult classic written all over it”

Destructoid’s Kevin Mesereau reviewed Super Daryl Deluxe, the RPGvania with a brawler-style combat system and hand-drawn comic aesthetic from Dan & Gary Games. Without a doubt, Super Daryl Deluxe definitely has a different tone and personality. Kevin had plenty to say about the distinctive aspects of Daryl’s high school adventure and went on to praise the art […]

Hardcore Gamer went Hands-On with Planetoid Pioneers

While at PAX West, Jason Bohn of Harcore Gamer went hands-on with Planetoid Pioneers, the metroidvania-like space crafter from independent developer Data Realms.  Jason was impressed by the ability to solve puzzles in diverse ways and commented on its sense of charm and distinct atmosphere. “It looks weird in trailers and it plays weird, too. It’s a […]