During a panel held at the San Diego Comic Con last week, SEGA revealed several pieces of news regarding Sonic Mania, the retro inspired 2D platformer throwback which will arrive next month. One of the first details to surface from the panel was the story line for Sonic Mania, which is set…
After releasing the way past cool trailer for the release date of Sonic Mania, SEGA have decided to have us another taste of the re imagined zones we will be exploring this August. The dreaded pink waters is one of the reasons that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is considered one…
At one time or another, everyone has dreamed being a hero. Whether you are saving the world from apocalyptic threats, or if you are embarking on a journey to rescue something precious, we have all placed ourselves in the role. Earlier today, SEGA revealed two all-new trailers for Sonic Forces,…
In the current overly saturated market of indie two dimensional platformers, they have to be really special to stand out and make themselves known. Ori and the Blind Forest is one that comes to mind, while Shovel Knight is another. Mekazoo could well be another addition to the list. Set…
Following the trend of releasing previous generation games on current consoles, Atlus have opted to release an optimised version of Abyss Odyssey, a side scrolling action platformer with an extended move set to equal a fighting game. The new version, subtitled the Extended Dream Edtition will feature 1080p visuals, Golem from Zeno…
Sonic 4 Episode 1 and Episode 2 were met with mixed reception when they were released back in the early years of the current decade. Some fans wished that it would be forever forgotten, while others hoped that the previously confirmed trilogy would be completed. However, new evidence from the…
With the release of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax drawing ever closer, ATLUS are releasing more character introduction trailers to keep us in awe. This time, it is the turn of low wage boonies worker Yosuke Hanamura, and the heir to the Amagi Inn, Yukiko Amagi to be introduced to the…
As well all of the content from the arcade version and a console exclusive extras such as Story Mode and the usual fighting game essentials, the home port of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will receive a rather special treat. Borrowing from the original Persona 4 RPG titles, the Golden Arena…
Retro inspired platformer Freedom Planet took KickStarter by storm last winter, fetching more than twelve times it's original funding goal of $2,000. The release date for the side scrolling adventure was revealed last month, to the joy of those of us who missed the chance to buy the game when…
From its humble beginnings 3 years ago, Scirra's Construct 2 is fast becoming a favourite among 2D game creators, averaging at 3,000 downloads per day. The platform offers a code-free environment designed to quickly create games using an intuitive drag-and-drop system. The creators have aimed for speed and ease of…
After a surprise release, Max: the Curse of Brotherhood is given this launch trailer which shows us the puzzle solving and platforming 2D gameplay from Press Play's Xbox-family-exclusive title. Using magic crayons to alter the world around him, Max must save his brother from all manner of creatures in the…
Earlier today, Revolution Software released an update for the latest title in the Broken Sword series, The Serpent's Curse. The update comes in at around 600MB, and various fixes for content such as translations and backer credits have been implemented. These changes have been confirmed by Revolution developer Tony Warriner…
Tetrobot and Co. is a new indie release from Swing Swing Submarine which takes place inside the Tetrobots, an army of consumer-level household bots that have broken and require fixing. Enter the Psychobot, a tiny little robo-helper who must repair the Tetrobots by venturing inside them and finding the three…
The trailer quickly shows you the classes in the game (including the Sorceress's massive...............AOE skills) as well as some of the skills and upgrades you can collect in Vanillaware's hand-drawn epic. Coming from the developers of cult classics such as Odin Sphere and Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Dragon's Crown is …
Rush Bros      Players: 2 Genre: 2D Platformer Platform: PS3 Developer: XYLA Entertainment  There have been no shortage of 2D indie platformers in recent years. Braid taught us that time-travel could add a new dimension to the formula, Limbo made us dread shadows and Super Meat Boy told us not to…
Hotline Miami, an 80's set video nasty of a game, has come to PS3 and the Vita in the US, coming to the UK tomorrow. For £6.49/€7.99 the game is also a cross-buy, a bonus for those who like to make the most out of cloud saving. Devolver Digital's downloadable game…
Dragon's Crown, either famous or infamous depending on your viewpoint on its character design, has two new trailers showcasing two of the six playable classes. the dwarf and the elf. First up, the dwarf. Combining the mighty power of Thor with the ridiculous preportions of a Rob Liefeld drawing, he…
Sometimes crowdsourcing goes badly, sometimes it goes well, and sometimes it goes REALLY well. Skullgirls, a downloadable 2D figher released last April, originally wanted $150,000, a paltry sum when it comes to games and crowdfunding. This was to fund the development cycle of a new character so the team at…
While the EU gets another release date rumour, other territories get to celebrate with the PSN release of the game! Persona 4 Arena is available now for $29.99 via digital download with the full repertoire of features including story, arcade and refinements made during the games arcade release. The story…