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Viking Squad plans loot-fueled voyages to PS4, PC, Mac

At first glance, you might dismiss Viking Squad as a Castle Crashers imitator and carry on with your day. There are comparisons to be made, sure – both are side-scrolling multiplayer brawlers with leveling characters – but Slick Entertainment has added a few elements to the brawler...

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Sacred 3 now available to pummel with friends

Deep Silver's hack-and-slash game Sacred 3 is now available on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC via Steam. The top-down brawler pits players and their co-op partners together against "hordes of grimmocs, brute beasts, legions of mercenaries and undead wizards." Oh my! As indicated by its name, Sacred 3 is...

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Foul Play to enter stage left on PS4, Vita

Mediatonic's theatrical side-scrolling brawler Foul Play is heading to PS4 and Vita, the developer announced in a recent post on PlayStation Blog. Players take on the role of Baron Dashforth, a mustachioed demon hunter who retells his tales in front of a live audience, defeating waves of extras in...

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River City Ransom follow-up goes live on Kickstarter

River City Ransom: Underground is now on Kickstarter, seeking $180,000 (CAD) by October 9. Developed by Conatus Creative, the game is an officially-licensed follow-up to the original Technos Japan NES game. The developer acquired rights to the beat-em-up in April. River City Ransom:...

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Sengoku Basara video strategically retreats from reality

The latest character to be revealed in Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes has us thankful for Capcom's liberal use of creative license. In the game, Otani Yoshitsugu is a sort of mystic shrouded by bandages, who floats magically through the air as he attacks with a ring of flying projectiles. In...

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See Batman's chums in action in Brave and the Bold footage

New footage of WayForward's Batman: The Brave and the Bold for Wii introduces three of Batman's brave, bold pals. Green Lantern Guy Gardner, seen here as a playable co-op character, is given many opportunities to hit things with various bludgeons, cudgels, clubs, and other heavy things created with...

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Scott Pilgrim fights evil exes on XBLA August 25

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World won't be a PSN exclusive for that long. According to an IGN report from Comic-Con, Ubisoft's unlikely mixture of Bryan Lee O'Malley's comic series, Anamanaguchi's chiptunes, Paul Robertson's animation and the collected works of the brawler genre will arrive on Xbox Live...

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Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes sticks six swords into North America on Oct. 12

Capcom has announced that its boisterous brawler, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes, will arrive in North America on October 12. Launching simultaneously on Wii and PlayStation 3, Samurai Heroes sees you "picking up the arms of more than a dozen samurai heroes" in 16th century Japan. With so many...

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Preview: Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Despite starring the same character, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and last year's Batman: Arkham Asylum are worlds apart. Rocksteady's game used Unreal technology to realistically render a Grim & Gritty(tm) Gotham in which Batman has to rely on his detective skills and the element of surprise...

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Preview: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

It seems impossible for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World to live up to the promise presented in its screens and trailers. People who love retro games, indie comics, chiptunes, pixel art and brawlers could potentially all find reason to hang their hopes on Ubisoft's PSN/XBLA title. Based on a short demo...

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