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Restore the Balance between Light and Dark in Astrå on Android

This week saw the wildly anticipated release of Fabuloso Games' gravity defying platformer Astrå on to Android.It has been available on the App store since September 2015, but now players can purchase it on Google Play.

Indie Platformer Owlboy Release Date Announced

According to D-Pad Studio's official website, Owlboy has been in development since 2007, and the studio has taken until now, nearly a decade later, to completely finish it.The game itself will focus on the story of Otus and his friends as they "explore a brand new world in the skies.

Missing the Zeitgeist of Inside Wasn't an Issue for Me

Many people were swooning over Inside, with many saying it was amazing, and that it was a GotY contender.I was surprised, but I didn't feel like paying $15 on the Xbox One to play it.

7 Best Platformers From the Last Year That You Haven't Heard Of

Last year was no different, with some of the best platformers of the decade releasing.Bodies are essentially different weapons, and you can upgrade your helmet in different ways like in other Metroidvania games.

Ultimate Chicken Horse Is Coming To Consoles in Q3 2017

Clever Endeavour Games has just announced that Ultimate Chicken Horse will be hitting consoles in Q3 2017.The self-styled "party platformer" was successful upon release for Steam back in March last year.

Small Town Adventure Game "Night in the Woods" Released Today

The result of a Kickstarter back in 2013, Night in the Woods was created by indie developer Infinite Fall, and has finally been released after over three years of effort.The game revolves around a twenty-something named Mae, who has recently returned to her home town after dropping out of college -- only to find that everything has changed while she's been gone.

Yooka-Laylee Is a Callback to Banjo-Kazooie's Precise Platforming -- And Utterly Crazy World

In my time with the game, I was only able to see a minuscule fraction of Yooka-Laylee's expansive and dynamic world.All in all, Yooka-Laylee's vibrant, colorful world is inviting and full of life.

Preview: Cloudbase Prime - A Unique FPP Platforming Experience

Disclaimer: Cloudbase Prime is currently in an alpha stage of development.The plot to Cloudbase Prime is interesting and quite different to anything else.

88 Heroes - a Chaotic New Platformer, Out Now on PS4, Xbox One & PC

H8 from destroying Earth, as each level in 88 Heroes -- which is set across 4 zones -- is just 88 seconds long, all with a unique boss encounter.You’ll play as 88 unique characters, each with their own set of skills and abilities.

Shovel Knight's Finally Getting the Spectre Knight Update

Beloved 16 bit platformer, Shovel Knight, will finally be getting its Specter of Torment update on PC on April 5th, with the update coming to other consoles at an undetermined time later this month.The expansion will also cover the origin of Specter Knight and how he came into that position.

Rain World Highlights A Beautiful Dystopia For Platformers

Other indie platformers, such as the recent Hollow Knight, have received better reviews than Rain World but don't capitalize on the visuals nearly as well.Most of these ratings cite the style, the art, but like Rain World are hindered by difficulty.

Yooka-Laylee Review: You Would Swear Collectathons Never Died

Everyone has different expectations of any game, and in the case of an older-style mascot platformer like Yooka-Laylee, those expectations are likely in line with your experiences with N64-era games like Banjo-Kazooie.Much of the game does in fact allow you to play the way you would like.

Is All This Yooka-Laylee Drama Going to Impact Sales?

Since the stream, many have been disappointed by some of JonTron's views, while others have been trying to defend them.It's a strong possibility Playtonic came to this realization, not wanting to have parents concerned over JonTron's involvement.

OUTBUDDIES - A Metroidvania Classic in the Making

A Kickstarter campaign for the game just launched April 2nd, in hopes of financing the cost of the game's development up until release.Disclaimer: This article covers the demo of OUTBUDDIES and does not represent a complete or finished product.

Tips and Tricks for Beating Yooka Laylee's Brrreze Blok Boss in World 2

To beat Brrreze Blok it comes down to timing your dodges and using scorch berries.Using these berries you'll be able to breathe fire that thaws Brrreze Blok slowly but surely.

How to Run Yooka-Laylee in Exclusive Mode and Why You Should

Today I'll be breaking down what Exclusive Mode exactly is, the technical aspects of it, and most importantly the benefits it offers if you decide to run Yooka-Laylee in it.When you start up Yooka-Laylee you'll be presented with two options, the option just to play regularly or in Exclusive Mode.

Yooka-Laylee: All the Right Answers to Dr. Quack's Quiz Time

His multiple-choice Quickfire Quiz is meant to stop Yooka and Laylee from progressing.The player starts with three lives, and must get a total of 10 questions correct.