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59 Sonic games, explained in 10 words or less

59 Sonic games, explained in 10 words or less And we're going to try to explain nearly every single one in 10 words or less.Shadow the Hedgehog - The Korn CD of Sonic the Hedgehog gamesSonic the Hedgehog (2006) - *long exasperated sigh*Sonic and the Secret Rings - Fixing Sonic 3D’s camera by taking away control.

GR+ Live: Watch us speedrun Metroid 2 live

GR+ Live: Watch us speedrun Metroid 2 live On Tuesday we took a tour through AM2R, the decade-in-the-making unofficial Metroid 2 remake released on the series' 30th birthday.It's high quality stuff, as you can see in our Metroid 2 remake walkthough, but is it definitively better than the original?

Colorful meditation: You should be playing Hue

Colorful meditation: You should be playing Hue It takes playing Hue to appreciate its subtle pleasures, though.Rather than an atmospheric choice, though, the lack of color and definition in Hue is central to the game’s story and play.

GR+ Live: Celebrating 25 years of Super Nintendo games live

GR+ Live: Celebrating 25 years of Super Nintendo games live On August 23rd, 1991 the people of the United States started playing with power.The Super Nintendo launch brought the house of Mario into the world of 16-bit gaming.

Joining the devs to explore the ever-expanding worlds of retro-inspired platformer Yooka-Laylee

Joining the devs to explore the ever-expanding worlds of retro-inspired platformer Yooka-Laylee “And this is just one of the expandable worlds, at its most simple,” promises editorial director Andy Robinson.Considering the traditional linearity of classic Rare games, Yooka-Laylee’s an explosion.

GR+ Live: Mega Man 6 'Speed' Run with the XPO Game Festival

GR+ Live: Mega Man 6 'Speed' Run with the XPO Game Festival We especially like to play old games for your viewing pleasure on GR+ Live.That's why we're introducing "Speed" Run.

GR+ Live: Meet the creator of Owlboy, the world's most gorgeous platformer

GR+ Live: Meet the creator of Owlboy, the world's most gorgeous platformer D-Pad Studio's gorgeous hand-drawn adventure, after eight years in development, is finally ready to come out.While it may not be coming out on Xbox 360 as originally planned all those years ago, it's just as gorgeous as its creators planned.

Clustertruck Review (The Gamer's Lounge)

Imagine someone took the simplicity and design philosophy of SUPERHOT andapplied it to a platformer, and you'd get Clustertruck, the latest byLandfall Games.A platformer that finds you playing "the floor is lava" onthe back of featureless trucks, where one bad bounce leads to a hilariousdemise and making your way through the level is about as much luck as it isskill, Clustertruck is one of those few games like the aforementionedSUPERHOT or Nidhogg where adding anything more to it would be stupid.

Ex-Rare legend Chris Sutherland gives us the lowdown on Banjo-Kazooie and Yooka-Laylee

Ex-Rare legend Chris Sutherland gives us the lowdown on Banjo-Kazooie and Yooka-Laylee OXM: When you were first making Banjo-Kazooie, what things did you try and improve on from the few examples that were out there when you were making your first 3D game?Chris Sutherland: Mario 64 was the canonical 3D game that we looked at.

GR+ Live: Meet the creator of Seraph PS4's brilliant gun kata platforming

GR+ Live: Meet the creator of Seraph PS4's brilliant gun kata platforming Sometimes when you sit down in front of a game, you just want to run, jump and shoot things.Contra, Shadow Complex, even modern slices of 2D action righteousness like Velocity 2; sometimes you just need it to feel old school.

Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS makes up for lost features with a design masterclass

Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS makes up for lost features with a design masterclass So far, Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (henceforth SMM 3DS for brevity’s sake) seems to have been defined less by the features it has than the ones it’s missing.If Super Mario Maker was about giving everyone the ability to make their own Mario levels, the 3DS version is a creative toolkit for Mario connoisseurs.

Mario Run had nearly 40 million downloads in 3 days and made $4 million in its first 24 hours

Mario Run had nearly 40 million downloads in 3 days and made $4 million in its first 24 hours The company reports that Nintendo's first ever mobile game was downloaded 37.3 million times in its first three days on iOS - apparently faster than even Pokemon Go, though Super Mario Run benefited from a global release as opposed to Pokemon Go's extended international rollout.

With canny algorithms, Spelunky‘s infinite challenges are fiendish enough to out-platform Nintendo

With canny algorithms, Spelunky‘s infinite challenges are fiendish enough to out-platform Nintendo Watch speedruns on YouTube, however, and you’ll see the layouts in a new light.The game’s levels aren’t randomly generated at all, you see; they are procedurally generated.

Kalimba will make you hate your friends, and that’s why it’s one of my favourite games of all time

Kalimba will make you hate your friends, and that’s why it’s one of my favourite games of all time Here’s why Kalimba is one of the best couch co-op games out there: it has several different modes, all of which are more difficult and infuriating than the last.You could play a relatively pleasant couch co-op game like Chariot, Castle Crashers or any one of the Lego games – or you could play a proper co-op game.

Duck Tales And More Return in Capcom's Disney Afternoon Collection

Old school Disney classics Duck Tales, TaleSpin, Chip N Dale and Darkwing Duck return in the Disney Afternoon Collection.If you played DukTales Remastered and thought "hey this is great, but I sure would love to play the original DuckTales," then you're in luck, as Capcom has just announced the Disney Afternoon Collection, containing HD versions of the six classic Disney games.

The 25 best Wii U games

The 25 best Wii U games Even with the lackluster sales and cumbersome GamePad, Nintendo's Wii U played host to some of the best games the publisher/developer has ever made.So as Nintendo enters an exciting new era, let's take a few minutes to celebrate the 25 best Wii U games ever made.

The demonic offspring of Bloodborne and Super Metroid: You should be playing Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight

The demonic offspring of Bloodborne and Super Metroid: You should be playing Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight A tough-as-nails Metroidvania that takes as much inspiration from 16-bit classics as it does Bloodborne Let's get this out of the way up front: Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight is hard.You'll wander through dusty old buildings, gothic churches, and verdant gardens, all of them poisoned by a demonic presence, naught but the sound of low moaning or the threshing of enemy attacks to accompany you.

Five little things we love about the PS4 (and five things that still annoy us)

Five little things we love about the PS4 (and five things that still annoy us) I remember marveling when I could play PS4 games on my Vita in another room of my house, but Share Play is on a whole other level.When Sony released the slim PS4 and PS4 Pro, it also quietly revised the DualShock 4 and fixed most of its flaws.