Metroidvania

Indivisible Is Overwhelming In The Best Way

Indivisible Is Overwhelming In The Best Way

Fifteen hours into Indivisible, the long-awaited action role-playing game from Skullgirls creator Lab Zero, I’m still meeting new playable characters and discovering new ways to explore its gorgeous 2D world. I’m overwhelmed every time I play, and I love it.

Stop Calling Games ‘Metroidvania’

Stop Calling Games ‘Metroidvania’

Let’s talk about one of my least favourite words in the video game lexicon: metroidvania. A portmanteau combining the video game titles Metroid and Castlevania, it takes two made-up video game titles that are pretty cool and evocative on their own and inelegantly mashes them into something worse. And now,…