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If You Like Celeste But Wish It Had More Swords, Try Scourgebringer

If You Like Celeste But Wish It Had More Swords, Try Scourgebringer

It only took about 15 minutes of zipping around in Scourgebringer for my fingers to start feeling sore. One moment, bell chimes were echoing through a peaceful room. The next, I was tearing through enemies in every direction while some heavy metal kicks up. I’ll strap ice to my knuckles…

Crying Suns Is Like FTL But With A Better Story

Crying Suns Is Like FTL But With A Better Story

After raising over $116,500 in crowdfunded donations last year, Crying Suns arrives on Steam today. Its art style and core mechanics both draw obvious inspiration from similar, years-old releases, with a narrative that constantly makes promises of answers over the horizon. Despite a dizzying opening determined to beat players over…

Tips For Playing Slay The Spire

Tips For Playing Slay The Spire

After over a year in Early Access, the challenging deck-building roguelike Slay the Spire is officially out on Steam today with a Switch port to following later in 2019. The game was really good when I played the hell out of it back in early 2018, and though the finished…