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Spelunky! The Free Rogue-like Platformer

By Louise . January 6, 2009 . 6:44pm

If you’re a masochist for a game that deals out death like old ladies deal out stale Tootsie Rolls on Halloween, Spelunky! may be the perfect game for you. Derek Yu’s latest game combines the best of rogue-likes with the…

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Bruce Lee. Now, playable without a C64!

By Konstantinos . February 19, 2007 . 10:27am

Bruce Lee, a game released by Datasoft back in 1984, was a simple yet elegant action platformer, in which the player had to time jumps, solve rudimentary action-puzzles and while at it do quite a bit of fighting too. It also was one of the early Commodore 64 hits, mainly due to the obvious commercial […]

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The free & indy adventures’ crème de la crème

By Konstantinos . February 15, 2007 . 2:50pm

2006 was a great year for adventure gaming in general. Not only did Sam and Max make their violently surreal return, but the whole indy and freeware scene seemed to explode with creativity, just like something …err… very explosive that …uhm… explodes in a particularly impressive manner. Anyway. To save you trouble and money, while […]

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The Sauerbraten Cube

By Konstantinos . February 8, 2007 . 11:55am

Cube was a great freeware FPS featuring an elegant engine. Cube 2, on the other hand, is called Sauerbraten, a word until now reserved for a certain German delicacy, and is shockingly even better (more elegant too). It is also available for free at its official website and, besides sporting quite a few improvements on […]