Tag Archives: Rougelike

Rogue Legacy review

The title very succinctly sums this game up: it’s a Roguelike with a legacy mechanic, and as such it’s an immensely challenging, nostalgic, and compelling action platformer, one that can grip you for hours and yet have you make little or no actual progress. In Rogue Legacy you venture through a procedurally generated castle and […]

Ziggurat review

Ziggurat brings Roguelike procedurally generated content along with the twitch reactions of a first-person shooter, all inside a fantasy comic aesthetic. It’s Tower of Guns but with magic, and it’s brilliant. Of course calling Ziggurat a Roguelike stretches the subgenre’s definition a little bit. Much like the analogous Tower of Guns, it’s more Rouge-inspired, with […]

Hand of Fate review

Hand of Fate is wonderfully unique, taking on the guise of a Rougelike mixed with a Fighting Fantasy novel, Batman Arkham series combat, and card collecting. It’s a wide casting of the net, picking up a collection of genres, and they meld together remarkably well, enhancing the sense of adventure and the enjoyment of the […]

First Impressions Video: Hand of Fate

It’s time again for another First Impressions video, this time looking at the unique mixture of Rougelike, CCG, and action that Hand of Fate has to offer. This extra long episode sees Video Editor, Greg Giddens, take on the first two boss encounters, whilst learning the ropes of what we believe to be a highly innovative, […]