My friends keep raving about Galak-Z, that procedurally generated space shooter that is anime as hell. Today, I’ve decided to see what the roguelike is actually all about.
In which I spend five minutes with absolutely no idea what's going on. Well, four minutes. Then I die.
We've all heard the story many times now: talented game developers leave their corporate jobs to strike out on their own, turning to Kickstarter in the process. So what makes The Flame in the Flood stand out? Something about BioShock's art director making a modern fancified version of The Oregon Trail, if you ask me.
There's a new Binding of Isaac coming to PC and PlayStation, and it's nearly ready for release. Series creator Edmund McMillen just released a video of the bloody, malformed roguelike madness. As a recovering BOI addict I'm worried about my ability to function in everyday society.
Nuclear Throne has replaced Spelunky as my go-to "just one more try" game. I decided to check out some videos of what lies beyond the third world, and the answer is... SO MANY BULLETS.
Exploded ships and frustration galore, now on the go—but only on iPad. If you've only got an iPhone, you're out of luck. You'll have to stick with the PC version.
“One more game. Ok, no. Last round. Damnit. Ok...that one didn’t count.”
Triple Town developer Spry Fox has surprised and delighted me at every turn, from their clone-attracking mobile masterpiece to browser-based strategy game Highgrounds to the completely charming co-op of Leap Day. So when the developers tell us they are crafting a moving, personal tale of love and loss within a …
Atlus' upcoming Wii RPG Shiren the Wanderer has all the trappings of a roguelike dungeon crawler, but Atlus notes key differences that set it apart from other roguelike games. For instance, it's much easier.
For me, roguelike games are an absolute must have on any self-respecting games platform, and you don't get much more roguelike than, well, Rogue.
Fans of pre-graphical RPGs like Nethack and Rogue might occasionally wander out from their UNIX labs and find themselves confronted with a modern web browser.
Tales of Game, the team behind Charles Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden have released their latest freeware roguelike The Sewer Goblet: The Wu-Tang Clan and the Wu-Tang Baby, a dungeon crawling adventure starring GZA, RZA, the late Ol' Dirty Bastard, Raekwon and the rest of the Wu-Tang crew. And for maximum appeal,…