Tagged: Side-Scroller

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night @ NYCC

  While at New York Comic Con, I was able to get some hands on time with Bloodstained: Ritual Of the Night, the Kickstarter-funded side-scrolling platformer RPG coming to all major consoles in 2018 courtesy of 505 Games. The ‘Church Level’ demo chronicled the exploits of Miriam, an orphan who is afflicted by an alchemist’s curse, which is slowly turning her skin into crystal. In order to stop the curse, Miriam must explore a dangerous castle and locate...

E3 2016: River City Tokyo Rumble – New US Kunio-kun Game

If you grew up playing the original River City Ransom on the NES as much as I have, you just may be in for a treat. After many long years since its updated release of River City Ransom EX on the Game Boy Advance, a new River City Ransom US release is coming to the Nintendo 3DS in Summer 2016. River City Tokyo Rumble takes the American-port-named Alex and Ryan characters back to their original...

Pax South 2015 Indie Spotlight: Broforce

Pax South 2015 Indie Game Spotlight: Broforce

When Contra first came out, it was clear to those old enough to realize that it was a sort of play on beloved action movies such as Predator and Rambo. You playfully named the “blue guy” and “red guy” after the famed heroes with little to no regard as to what their names actually were. After that, it was shoot, kill, blow up and repeat. But what if you could enjoy the side-scrolling carnage of...