We've already seen which games sold best on Steam last year, but a perhaps more meaningful insight into movin' and a-shakin' in PC-land is the games that people feel warmest and snuggliest about. To that end, Valve have announced the winners of the 2017 Steam Awards, a fully community-voted affair which names the most-loved games across categories including best post-launch support, most player agency, exceeding…
Crypt of the NecroDancer
10 months ago
1 year ago
After almost six months practising its moves in front of the early access mirror, the new 'Amplified' expansion for Crypt of the NecroDancer [official site] is ready to hit the dancefloor. The prequel DLC launched last night, bringing a new story, a new zone, protagonist, enemies, items, songs, and more to the dungeon-crawling rhythm game. More of a good game is good. Here, have a…
2 years ago
Rhythmic dungeon crawler Crypt of the Necrodancer [official site] was one of my games of the year back in 2015. It would probably have made the list for the shopkeeper's song alone but the game itself is ace, beat-based combat. Anyhoodle, the base game now has DLC prequel, Amplified, available in early access as the devs fine tune the experience.
3 years ago
The Witcher 3 took home two awards last night at the 16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, including the coveted Game of the Year prize. Her Story, after winning big at the IGF Awards hours earlier, captured a further three trophies. Comes see the full list of winners and nominees below.
4 years ago
Crypt of the Necrodancer [official site] has been shuffling through Early Access for some time, even though it impressed Alec with its very first flick of the hips. Now the rhythm-based roguelike has a full launch date and it's April 23rd, which is next week. There's a new trailer below to prove it.
5 years ago
You might think that Crypt Of The NecroDancer is being cute by combining a dance floor with a dungeon. That it's one of those mash-ups that people seem to like nowadays. That they're taking one thing and another thing and making a rhythm-action roguelike with it. You're so wrong it hurts. Turning a dance floor into a dungeon, making the player move through the throng…
Back in my day, combining chocolate and peanut butter was the height of invention. Anything beyond that, incidentally, was viewed as witchcraft punishable to the fullest extent of the law – which at that point basically meant having your limbs tied to very determined geese as they yanked you in various directions until it hurt a little. Now, though, we live in a lawless “progressive”…