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Guacamelee! 2

Guacamelee! 2 review

A bigger, prettier game that overstays its welcome

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4 months ago

Bam! Bif! Pow! Guacamelee 2 is out now

The week of Gamescom is dominated by chat about games we won't get to play for months, but here comes one bright new game out today for all to play: Guacamelee! 2, sequel to the 2013 metroidvania which our John liked so. Once again, luchadors must biff baddies real hard as they leap around, explore the world, and learn new moves to biff baddies even…

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5 months ago

Mexican metroidvania Guacamelee! 2 dives into the ring next month

Drinkbox's Guacamelee was one of the most enthusiastically fun metroidvanias released in recent years. Its bright and distinct world of Mexican mythology, Lucha Libre wrestling and terrible puns (plus tired memes, but we'll just gloss over that) were a joy to bounce, dropkick and people's elbow through. As such, it's no surprise I'm entirely on board for its sequel, Guacamelee! 2, now due out on…

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8 months ago

Guacamelee! 2 has absolutely zero chicken Illuminati

This is... odd. Guacamelee! 2 has been announced for PC/Steam at PAX. But also, this game was announced for PC last year? So it was unannounced and re-announced, and along the way it became a PlayStation 4 exclusive. And now it isn't. Guys, we're trying to run a news website here and you're making my life a living hell. Stop Press-lighting me. To sum up:…

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1 year ago

Guacamelee! 2 bringing more luchador action to 2018

Rowdy luchadors will return for more metroidvania action with Guacamelee! 2 next year, developers DrinkBox Studios have announced. Bad things are happening again, so we'll need to fight them again. This is good news, as our John declared the first game "a cut above the rest, a shining example of the form" as a Metroidvania - but a game blighted by bad boss battles. That…

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