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Posts tagged “Joakim Sandberg”

Feature: Kinetic engineering

How Iconoclasts makes platforming flow

This is The Mechanic, where Alex Wiltshire invites developers to discuss the difficult journeys they underwent to make the best bits of their games. This time, Iconoclasts [official site]. Iconoclasts is a platformer that feels great to play. As Robin, a daring mechanic armed with a wrench and a stun gun, you’ll run, jump and shoot your way through sprawling multi-level areas, enjoying precise movements…

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Feature: Just needs a few bolts tightened up...

Iconoclasts review

It's an odd experience to have followed the development of a game for almost a decade, only to have it blindside you. Iconoclasts, the slow-cooked passion project from prolific developer and highly talented sprite-artist Joakim 'Konjak' Sandberg might look like your average Metroidvania-type platform adventure at first glance, but that's not the whole picture. Konjak cites semi-obscure Genesis/Megadrive game Monster World IV as his primary…

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Iconoclasts is nearly here – see it in action

I've been writing about videogames going on about eight years now. For the majority of that time, I've had one eye firmly glued to Iconoclasts, an ambitious metroidvania by solo Swedish developer Joakim 'Konjak' Sandberg. It's been in development over six years now, and is finally, tantalisingly close to release. Word is that Iconoclasts is now effectively feature-complete and in the final stages of development…

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The Iconoclasts Still A Stunning Action Platformer

The Iconoclasts [official site] is coming, The Iconoclasts is coming! After a years-long development period, one-person creator Joakim "Konjak" Sandberg has partnered with studio Bifrost Entertainment to finish the action-platformer. Their work has already borne fruit in the form of a new trailer below - the first, I think, since 2012.

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