Tag Archives: 2d

Contrast Review: A Shot in the Dark

11.30.13 | No Comments

Contrast is a beautiful game--both visually and audibly--but it's bogged down with too many glitches and physic-based inconsistencies to be truly appreciated.

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PAX Prime 2013 Contrast Preview: Une Histoire Noire

09.20.13 | No Comments

Compulsion's much anticipated puzzle game Contrast combines dark themes and unique mechanics to create a striking and captivating adventure-platformer.

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Heart Machine Launches Kickstarter for Hyper Light Drifter

09.12.13 | No Comments

Heart Machine's project Hyper Light Drifter is raising funds on Kickstarter, and the game looks drop-dead gorgeous.

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09.10.13 | No Comments

ChromeWing is a high-intensity game that focuses on twitch gameplay, missile dodging, and retro controls.

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The Night of the Rabbit Review: The Best Game I Never Played

06.27.13 | 1 Comment

Night of the Rabbit is an excellent point-and-click adventure...if you can get it to work on your computer.

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Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review: A Hidden Brawler Gem

04.16.13 | 1 Comment

What happens when an indie studio makes an arcade-style spin-off game to a popular title that was never released in North America? You end up with Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds, a side-scrolling beat-’em-up featuring four Japanese girls on a...

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Tengami Preview: A Beautiful Visual Experience

03.26.13 | No Comments

Perhaps the best indie game I demoed at PAX East (and I played a lot of them) was an iOS game called Tengami developed by Nyamyam Games. Before I sat down to give it a go, game creator Jennifer...

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Divekick Preview: Fast-Paced, Foot-to-Face Action

03.23.13 | No Comments

I got to play the 2D fighter Divekick at PAX East today. While initially created as a parody of fighting games, indie developer One True Game Studios’ title rose to prominence in the fighting game community as its popularity...

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