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Posts tagged “DrinkBox Studios”

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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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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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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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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PC Powerslam: Guacamelee Super Turbo Championship

When punchy platformer Guacamelee! arrived on PC, it came as a shiny Gold Edition packing DLC from the original console release. But then developers DrinkBox fancied it up again with fancy new things for those fancier new consoles as the Super Turbo Championship Edition, meaning we were stuck with just a plain old really fun game. Ugh! Who wants that! But good news, parity-seekers. This…

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Feature: A Food Type

Guacamelee review

Guacamelee: Gold Edition has been out since before the stars were born, so it's really about time we let you know Wot One Of Us Thinks. The 2D, side-scrolling Metroidvania is a cut above the rest, a shining example of the form. And also a damned good example of how boss fights can really spoil things. Here's wot I think:

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Release AVALANCHE: Spelunky, Papers, Guacamelee

Are you ready to be positively┬áburied under amazing games? Well too bad. Games are largely distributed via non-physical means now, and that's a weird thing to do with them anyway. Take your sick, fetishistic disc orgies somewhere else. (Note: RPS does not actually discriminate against fetishes. Just physical media.) There are, however, a lot of brand new, positively excellent games suddenly populating our hobby's infinitely…

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PlayStation Hit Guacamelee Double-Dipping On PC

RPS Headline Generatron 5000, are you taking side jobs again? We agreed to let bygones be bygones after those puntastic Leviathan: Warships ads, but come on: Guacamelee? You're under contract, and you didn't think we'd notice your obvious handiwork there? This is a heinous betrayal of our trust, and to make matters worse, I can't even come up with a pun to top it in…

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Brief Impressions: Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack

Gosh! No, wait. Gish! That's better. If there's an obvious inspiration for Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack, Drinkbox Studios' cute 2D side-scrolling platformer, it's that oddly timeless IGF winner. That and Katamari Damacy. But that's not to say Mutant Blobs Attack doesn't have its own strengths. It certainly brings a lot to the mutant blob physics puzzler 2d platform genre.

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Roll Up: Mutant Blobs Attack

Resembling a hybrid of Gish and Katamari Damacy, Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack, is a PS Vita title that is set to infiltrate Steam on August 15th. As I've never even touched a PS Vita ,I can only report second hand that handheld holders mostly greeted the sci-fi silliness with a hearty roar of approval. The game is apparently more of a platformer than…

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