All publications of the author: rgk, number of posts: 5

Zombie Night Terror – Deadly Bit

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If you never played Lemmings, you probably missed out on leading a colony of cute dumb creatures that walk straight to their death in a bottomless pit. Fear not, because the formula is being brought up to date while still keeping pixel art, but this time featuring zombies straight from the Left 4 Dead universe! Zombie Night Terror, a game currently in development by team NoClip. Read more…

Infested Planet – A New Swarm

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I’ll start with the negative points first: The difficulty can be quite extreme in the later levels. Despite a very flexible gameplay system and some good level ideas or even some maps that are randomly generated, overall the game can end up feeling repetitive if played in long sessions. The art style goes from excellent to just ok. Read more…

Intrusion 2 – Game review by rgk

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Intrusion 2 is a modern take on Contra/Metal Slug. And when I say modern, it is not an empty word! However, let’s start with what is familiar: Intrusion 2 is a 2D side-scroller with action and platforming, shooting soldiers and robots while occasionally negotiating some jumps. A lot of games have tried to ape the aforementioned classical games. Read more…

Blood of the Werewolf – Game review by rgk

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Become Selena, loving mother, devoted wife and powerful werewolf. Take revenge on the monsters that have slain your husband and stolen your child, in this love letter to classic platformers. Seamlessly transform from human to werewolf in light of the moon, as you shoot, slash and smash your way to fight Frankenstein. Read more…

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number – Bloodbath

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Hotline Miami 2 is closer to the last levels of the first game (Biker) than the rest of Hotline Miami (Jacket and all his masks), and thus feels like a direct continuation rather than just a new coat of paint. This opinion might seem a bit obtuse now, but I will explain later on why it is an important distinction. So, why is it a continuation rather than a new take? Read more…