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Video games of the Week: Foxes, Area Ships, and Louisiana

What’s good itch.io players, welcome again to the channel. By channel I imply weblog and by players I imply folks with good style, however the sentiment is identical! Welcome again to the itch.io Weblog! This time we’re right here with a couple of extra suggestions to assist refill your free time. 


Do you like cute little foxes? Do you would like they carried cute little swords and went on Zelda-esque adventures? Nicely buddy, sit down as a result of I’ve acquired simply the factor for you. Tunic is a recreation a few cute little fox who carries a cute little sword and, anticipate it, goes on Zelda-esque adventures. 

Which means that all your favourite trappings of the style are right here. You’ve acquired hackin’, you’ve acquired slashin’, there are even massive outdated dungeons to discover with distinctive bosses on the finish. The place Tunic diverges from the Nintendo college of design is the place the sport actually begins to get fascinating. There are Souls-style corpse runs and the sport appears content material to allow you to miss tons and tons of secrets and techniques. If that wasn’t sufficient for you, this recreation does Fez issues that I haven’t seen in a decade. No I received’t elaborate on that final level, but when you realize you realize.
After all that is complemented by Tunic’s full and unwavering dedication to The Vibe. If you see that cute fox rolling round in an amazing world it actually sells how the developer needs you to really feel. Comfortable, cozy, and curious.
Tunic is a good recreation that I can’t assist however suggest to anybody who will pay attention. 


Okay I’ll admit I’ve by no means been to Louisiana, however after spending a while with Norco’s cybergothic depicition of the state I really feel like I completely perceive the place. (I’m joking please don’t personal me Louisianians). This stunning journey tells a narrative of thriller, household, expertise, and a bunch of different key phrases I received’t spoil. It’s kind of level and click on, and kind of one thing extra. Actually I’m discovering it onerous to explain the sport exterior of the way it makes me really feel. 

On one hand Norco is a recreation you’ve performed earlier than: you click on via some puzzles, unravel some mysteries, however as quickly as you’re within the acquainted you’re hit with a degree of depth and nuance within the writing that amazed me. I’ll admit that I haven’t completed Norco but (there are numerous video games taking place proper now!) but when the staff sticks the touchdown then Norco will completely cement its place within the prime tier of narrative video games. 

Area Dragons

what style of video games I like? Shmups. what I get to cowl as a result of I select the video games featured on this weblog? Shmups! Let’s speak about Area Dragons. 

If you’d like a traditional horizontal shmup then that is about pretty much as good as you’re going to get as of late. The pixel artwork is tremendous crisp and offers the characters a very distinctive fashion. There are tons of ships in right here to pilot, and you’ll improve them in a bunch of various methods as you progress. To make issues even spicier there’s native multiplayer so if you happen to’re wanting so as to add a second ship to the combination you’re contending with much more prospects. 

If that’s not sufficient Area Dragons isn’t finished but. Yep, there’s already an awesome shmup right here and it’s solely in early entry. Hopefully this implies we’ll get much more ranges, ships, and weapons down the street. 

What have you ever been enjoying? Let everybody know within the feedback beneath. 



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