One franchise that has seen a ton of love in the retro renaissance is Sega’s Wonder Boy series. Although the first game in the series was a bog standard side-scrolling … Continue readingAsha in Monster World Brings a Mega Drive Cult-Classic Into 2021
Suppose I’ve learned anything at all about my favorite genre over the years. In that case, it’s that smaller developers love to experiment with it. Pairing the platformer with other genres is … Continue readingPlatforming and Rice-Farming Get Hitched in XSEED’s Latest Success Story
After an incredibly long wait, the fifth installment in the long-running Shantae series has finally leaped to consoles and PC after being an Apple Arcade exclusive. I’ve been following this series since … Continue readingShantae And The Seven Sirens- 1/2 Genie’s Finest?
Sabotage Studios’ debut title, The Messenger, released in 2018 to widespread critical acclaim. It was a linear action-platformer that transforms into a more expansive Metroidvania around the halfway point with the core … Continue readingTurn-based RPG Sea of Stars is Sabotage Studios’ Next Game