Posts Tagged ‘Blood Alloy’

Blood Alloy Releases Prototype Demos, Don’t Throw Abuse

By John Walker on October 3rd, 2013.

Blood Alloy looks an awful lot like Abuse. The game. Not… Nevermind. The 1996 DOS game by Crack Dot Com (kudos to them on that name in ’96, let’s note). But for those confused, THIS IS A GOOD THING! Abuse was brilliant. The game. The videogame called Abuse. Dear me. So obviously inspired by it (the game), and working in lots of Metroidvania elements, Suppressive Fire Games are hoping to create something new from multiple inspirations. We mentioned it last month, and its aims to raise funds. Since then its Kickstarter has rather ground to a halt, but in an attempt to enliven things, a couple of demos have been released.

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Dark Souls Meets Hotline Miami? That’s Blood Alloy

By John Walker on September 11th, 2013.

As I wade through the acres of lovely roguelikes that are so splendidly birthing from the gaming pods, my awful half-empty heart can’t stop itself from asking one question: but what about all the metroidvanias? Why aren’t we being overwhelmed by those, too? So thank goodness for Frank Washburn, who has thrown his Harmonix uniform into the laundry basket and donned the casualwear of an indie developer – Suppressive Fire Games. They’re bringing us Blood Alloy.

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