Tag Archives: Metroidvania

Gato Roboto Review: A Paw-sitive addition to the Metroidvania Cat-a-log

Are you a fan of cute kittens and Mech Robots? What about cute kittens inside Mech robots? Well, with Gato Roboto, you can get the best of both worlds! Developed by Doinksoft, Gato Roboto is an old-school platformer about a soldier and his cat Kiki who become stranded on a planet after their ship crashes. […]

Overwhelm is a Frustrating but Beautiful Twist to the Metroidvania Genre

Progression in a game is so important. That inspiring feeling of getting stronger as you overcome obstacles can feel so rewarding. But what if instead of you getting stronger, the world around you and the challenges became more and more extreme. Overwhelm, the new “anti-metroidvania”, tries to take that concept and put it to the […]

The Messenger Review: A Retro Masterpiece

Living in an age where retro is becoming its own video game genre, we are getting a surge of amazing ports and remakes of all types of nostalgic wonders. Sabotage Studio is taking this a step further by taking some of the greatest elements from classics like Metroid and Ninja Gaiden to create The Messenger. […]

Dead Cells Review: A Quality Metroidvania within a Roguelike

Jumping into Motion Twins’ new roguelike, Metroidvania action game was a little frightening at first. I have a tough time with roguelikes and the whole permadeath mechanic. But I was anxious to try it out. The fantastic art style and the satisfying combat looked like a hell of a good time. After sinking my teeth […]

Into The Great Unknown

Have you ever heard the saying “all good things come to those who wait”? I imagine you have, possibly when you were a kid and your mom told you to wait for desert. Or when you were twenty-something and bought a sweet action figure, but told yourself that you couldn’t open it and all because […]