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Can Ya Dig It, Sucka?! A Shovel Knight Review

An ode to the games of yesteryear, a beautiful love letter to 2D platforming genre and a mesmerizing 8-bit masterpiece that was made possible with the help of a community willing to take a risk. The game I’m talking about is the amazing “Shovel Knight”. The game that shines amongst its peers and makes it as one of the best 8-bit 2D platformers to have come out in recent times. Shovel Knight is a kickstarted 2D platformer with 8-bit visuals developed by Yacht Club Games. It took the gaming industry by surprise, because nobody expected it to do what it did; it provided a very solid gaming experience all-around. Taking inspiration from the best games of the NES era like Zelda II, Duck Tales, and Castlevania. Shovel Knight bundles these together to make a masterpiece that pays homage to its pr...

DOOM Goes Old School With New Update

DOOM has been exhilarating for both old and new fans alike, and the first post launch update ensures that the hype train doesn’t slow down. In addition to introducing a Photo Mode for taking in-game screenshots, it brings back the original DOOM aiming style, with you gun placed  right in the center of the screen. It looks like this: Brings back some memories, doesn’t it? For those who don’t know (it’s hard to think of anyone), this is what the original DOOM looked like: Doesn’t seem very realistic, we know. But hey, you’re on a space station, shooting demons in the face, so what the heck. You know you love it. This setting can be enabled in the “weapons placement” section in the options and is available in all game modes. In addition to this,...

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