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La-Mulana 2

4 months ago

Feature: Whip it good

La-Mulana 2 review

This might just be the strangest game I've played in years. A peculiar mix that, while frustrating in plenty of areas, managed to charm me with its sheer absurdity. Like any good archaeologist though, let's start at the surface and work our way down (I think that's how it works anyway; everything I know about archaeology I learned from Dr Grant* in Jurassic Park).

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6 months ago

La-Mulana 2 unravels mankind’s lost history this summer

It is with equal measures excitement and dread (my brain is not ready) that I tell you all that La-Mulana 2 is almost here. Nearly four and a half years after its successful Kickstarter, the sequel to Japanese indie studio Nigoro's cult hit puzzle-platformer/metroidvania has been quietly brewing in the background. Today, it officially entered the final stretch of development, along with the release of…

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5 years ago

La-Mulana 2 Hits Kickstarter Goal, Buys Developer Curry

To certain audiences, La-Mulana is the Japanese indie platformer that crossed Indiana Jones with Metroid. To me, and I suspect a lot of other people, it's one of the games most responsible for inspiring Spelunky. That puts it in Wasteland territory, in my head; it inspired a thing I love, and so a lot of that love transfers. La-Mulana 2 was announced in September, popped…

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Indie-ana Jones: Nigoro Whipping Up La Mulana 2

The original La Mulana is quite well-revered around these parts, and with good reason. It's basically Indiana Jones as a Metroidvania, only instead of Harrison Ford's rugged charm and nigh-infinite bag of last-second tricks, you're working with your own fickle reflexes and¬†exceedingly¬†mortal tendencies. Basically, you should be prepared to be stuck/stymied a lot, which is part of the reason Adam likes to compare it to…

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