Guacamelee 2 feels great to play. It’s a demanding platformer with elements drawn from the beat ‘em ups of old but executed with such precision they feel modern. The way throwing a punch can be intertwined with hoping over a pit of lava transforms every obstacle into a puzzle. Despite surface similarities and homages…
Guacamelee 2 will release August 21st. The sequel was first announced at Paris Games Week last year.
Guacamelee 2 will be coming to the Playstation 4, exciting lucha libre fans and chicken enthusiasts around the world. Not now though. “Soon-ish.”
I posted the other day that there's a Bayonetta skin available for Guacamelee. Turns out, that's just the tip of the iceberg. Modders have also created a variety of other skins, including Catwoman, The Tick, and Samus.
Bayonetta skin for Guacamelee:
This is Severed, a game where the heroine has to put herself back together. Literally.
Guacamelee! is coming to the Wii U, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox 360 as Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition. This version includes all previous DLC for the game and adds some new levels and boss battles. No word yet on a release date, other than "coming soon."
Guacamelee! already has its share of great video-game references and in-jokes. But this one, from the game's new Diablo's Domain DLC, takes the cake.
With all the top-notch game engines out there, and next-gen on the horizon, video games are impressive in both their technology and their art. But let's play around with c64yourself to squeeze recently released games into an old timey skin anyway.
On its own, nostalgia isn't worth a whole lot — It takes a truly special game like Guacamelee! to make you realize why you became nostalgic to begin with.
To say that the game Guacamelee! contains a few references would be a massive understatement — The game is absolutely brimming with them.
Indie-curious attendees of this week's PAX East gaming show in Boston can get a "passport" stamped for every game they check out in the show's indie mega-booth. They can't just stop by the booth. They have to do something.
The word "Guacamelee" looked indecipherable when I first spotted it on a sign in the indie games booth at the big PAX East show this weekend. I sounded it out. And then I was smitten.