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The Resurgence of 2D Platformers

Platformers formed the basis of the video game revival after the crash that of 1983. One game that saved the industry, in particular, was the original Super Mario Bros for the NES. Super Mario Bros saved the industry almost by itself and the game went on to inspire developers throughout the 8 bit and 16-bit eras. During the 90’s platformers […]

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Metroidvania Games: Transcending Genres

  Gaming in 2017 gives consumers a lot of options. From mobile games to First Person Shooters to indie games there’s a section of the market that most people tap into at least sometimes. The most popular console games at the moment are probably FPS’s (who hasn’t played Call of Duty) and open world 3rd person games. Then there’s the […]