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Axiom Verge

1 month ago

Axiom Verge free to keep on Epic Games Store right now

The latest giveaway game on Epic's shiny new Store is Axiom Verge, yours to grab for free for keepsies right now. First released in 2015, Axiom Verge is a metroidvania exploring a glitched-out alien world that may or may not be a computer simulation, a setting it uses to put neat spins on old genre tricks. Good stuff. You've got until February 21st to nab…

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1 year ago

Feature: Castleprime

The 14 Best Metroidvania Games On PC

The Metroidvania is perhaps one of the more tricky genres to nail down. With its very name coming from an amalgamation of two actually quite different Nintendo-based game series - Metroid and Castlevania - quite what qualifies is always up for debate. Hence, we suspect this could be one of the more controversial lists, when it leaves out a favourite game that someone else might…

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3 years ago

Feature: Playing Catch (Up)

The Games That Got Away In 2015

We've been drawing up our end of year list here at RPS and in trawling through 2015's releases, I found a fair few that I hadn't played and feel like I really should have done. Over the last couple of weeks, I've been catching up. Here are the games I missed. Until now.

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4 years ago

Metroidvania Axiom Verge Coming To PC In May

Get a couple of folks from Konami and Nintendo around a table with a few drinks inside them and I'm sure it won't be long before the argument starts again. "What makes you so damn special?" cries a Konamiac slamming down her flagon (she brings her own) of foamy real ale. "Why do you go first?" A Nintendeer sips cooly from his glowing green cocktail…

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