Kath checked out indie adventure game Haimrik at Gamescom, and slayed a dragon and a troll using the power of words.
Typically the Metroidvania genre emphasizes upgrade-based exploration, with hidden areas scattered about. What happens when the entire game is a hidden area?
Drinkbox’s Guacamelee melds elements of their previous title, Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack, with some new ingredients to make a ‘videojuego fantástico’.
Cue the silhouette of six zany, ice-cold creatures looking cool for the camera as the high-pitched theme song singers wail “Awesome!” over the montage. And then everything explodes.