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PAX13 – Crypt of the NecroDancer Hands-On Preview

Dungeon crawling rhythm game Crypt of the NecroDancer was one of my surprise favorites of this year’s PAX Prime and coincidentally one of my biggest workouts. The game, developed by Brace Yourself Games, is about as simple as a adventure rhythm game could be, but that very simplicity opens up worlds of options for gameplay. Your character is moved by hitting the arrow keys in beat with the music playing in the background. Everything happens on the beat, including your movement, the [...]

[Review] Sword of the Stars: The Pit – To Boldly Troll…

Sword of the Stars is an indie science fiction series of strategy games. With this latest installment, The Pit, Kerberos attempts to push into new gameplay territory by creating a dungeon crawler set in the series’ universe. The premise of this game is that your character must fight aliens, traps, and hunger to acquire a cure for a deadly disease — and death is permanent. Does Sword of the Stars: The Pit manage to straddle the line between being challenging [...]