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Castlevania: Harmony of Despair hands on preview
9 years ago

Castlevania: Harmony of Despair hands on preview

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Konami has had a hard time catering to fans of the Castlevania series in the last few generations. It is a series deeply rooted in 2D gameplay, and adding a dimension some would say takes away the spirit of what made the earlier games great. Konami has decided to appease both 2D and 3D supporters by releasing two Castlevania games, one of which brings the style of Symphony of the Night and the recent DS games back to the home consoles. In reality, it looks like a widescreen SNES or Genesis game in the best way possible. Castlevania: Harmony of Despair not only retains the level structure and gameplay from those games, but also the characters.

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Summer of Arcade with confirmed Castlevania in July
9 years ago

Summer of Arcade with confirmed Castlevania in July

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Along with all of the new Kinect games and slim 360, Microsoft unveiled its list of games for their annual Summer of Arcade event. Summer of Arcade began the …
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Limbo will only haunt XBLA “This Time Around”
9 years ago

Limbo will only haunt XBLA “This Time Around”

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Playdead’s silhouetted puzzle-platformer has been given only one destination in it’s production afterlife following a mistake that was made when 2010 IGF Finalist, Limbo, was rated by the ESRB …
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New pricing for demos could change XBLA games in a big way
9 years ago

New pricing for demos could change XBLA games in a big way

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Bringing demos to the consumer always seems like a solid way of marketing a game, right? Of course. But publishers like EA have considered …
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