Mini reviews for Gal Guardians: Demon Purge, Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe, and SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake.
Islets is a familiar adventure in a lot ways, but one built with a deep understanding of what makes a good metroidvania tick.
PlayStation Plus Deluxe has hundreds of games to choose from. There are plenty of blockbusters, but don’t overlook these hidden gems!
Moo Lander wears its Ori and the Blind Forest inspiration on its sleeve, but with a hefty dose of bovine-themed humour and playful parody.
With Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth, Team Ladybug continues to refine a rock-solid metroidvania foundation and prove its worth for any license.
Metroid Dread succeeds in walking the tightrope between innovation and being true to its roots, but not without a few stumbles along the way.
Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World has a May 28 release date for PlayStation 4 and Switch, with the Steam version to follow in June.
Cathedral is a competent metroidvania that’ll scratch that platform exploration itch, but it does little to stand out in a crowded genre.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, a spiritual successor to the acclaimed Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, is coming to mobile.
Reina & Jericho, out next year for Switch and PC, is a ‘touching metroidvania’ about a woman’s journey to save the love of her life.