Downwell occupies a similar space in my Steam library as Nidhogg. Tense, kinetic, focused, ridiculous. But instead of swordplay, we're rescuing our cat from the bottom of a miles-deep well while felling innumerable eldritch horrors by bouncing atop their heads. Oh, and you have gun-boots.
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What is the best shooter of 2015? The RPS Advent Calendar highlights our favourite games from throughout the year, and behind today's door is... Downwell!
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Adam returned from below yesterday with his review, but Downwell [official site] has also pulled Graham into its depths. The pair pulled on a gunboot each to discuss the down-scrolling platformer's simplicity, its feels, and its flaws.
I never intended for that picture to become the official header for What Are You/We All Playing This Weekend, you know. I found myself in charge of this section one week and thought I'd find a nice picture of a pond - which was where I intended to mostly spend my weekend. Finding nothing in antique illustration archives (we have our whole antiquated Britishness schtick,…