Tag: Metroidvania

Alwa's Legacy

Alwa’s Legacy – Switch Review

Alwa’s Legacy is the sequel to Alwa’s Awakening, both developed by the awesome peeps at Elden Pixels. As per the first game, the story follows the protagonist Zoe as she meanders her way through the world of Alwa. It’s an...

/ October 8, 2020
Axiom Verge

Axiom Verge – Switch Review

Axiom Verge is the Metroid homage developed by the one-man game-developing genius that is Thomas Happ. It’s a Metroidvania (obviously) that captures the exploration and impending sense of doom made famous in the genre by the timeless masterpiece known as...

/ September 24, 2020
Batbarian

Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials Coming to Switch in October

DANGEN Entertainment, the publisher who recently brought Bug Fables and Minoria to Nintendo Switch has now announced that it will be bringing Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials next month on October 15th. Here’s the full press release: Unspeakable Pixels and...

/ September 15, 2020
Haiku the Robot

Kickstarter Project of the Week: Haiku, the Robot

For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we will be looking at Mr Morris Games’ Haiku, the Robot. The game is slated to release October 2021 on PC, Mac and Nintendo Switch. Here’s a brief overview: Haiku, the Robot’ is a 2D...

/ September 13, 2020
Carrion

CARRION – Switch Review

CARRION is a new twist on the classic metroidvania formula that is tried and true. Taking a more violent and scary approach this game looks like it could be something special. In a market oversaturated with 2D platformers will CARRION...

/ July 23, 2020

Cave Story+ – Switch Review

Originally released for PC by indie developer Pixel in 2004 Cave Story has become something of a cult classic with Metroidvania fans: either you love it or you’ve never heard of it. It’s been released on multiple platforms (mainly Nintendo...

/ March 22, 2020
Dead or School

Dead or School – Switch Review

In a world overridden by a zombie plague that has forced the leftovers of society underground, a cast of self-aware over-sexualized anime-girls peruse the tunnels of the subway system, armed with an arsenal that would make Ratchet proud. Gameplay Before...

/ March 14, 2020
Timespinner

Timespinner – Switch Review

Lunais is a gifted young girl who has been chosen to proceed through the Timespinner. However as she is just about to do so, the Lachien Empire murders her family in front of her very eyes. Now lost in an...

/ June 6, 2019
Gato Roboto

Gato Roboto – Switch Review

Gato Roboto is a classically-inspired 2D metroidvania that has you controlling a cat in a mech suit. As crazy as that may sound, the cat is actually being controlled remotely by the injured captain in his ship that has crash...

/ May 31, 2019
Gato Roboto

Devolver Digital’s Metroid 2 Inspired ‘Gato Roboto’ Launches on Nintendo Switch May 30

Devolver Digital sure do love bringing games to the Nintendo Switch, and here’s another one, Gato Roboto: Developer Doinksoft and feline loving label Devolver Digital have announced that the cat + mech adventure Gato Roboto launches on May 30 via...

/ May 24, 2019