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Joystiq Streams: Mega Man + Metroid + Castle Pixel = Rex Rocket [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Some people call Rex Rocket a space cowboy. Some people call him the gangster of love. Know this, though: When he travels across a ravaged universe like an interstellar Jason Statham, transporting scientists away from vicious robots, nobody ever calls him Maurice. Not even when he speaks of the...

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Rex Rocket blasting to Wii U

Retro action platformer Rex Rocket will be coming to Wii U, Nintendolife reports. Rex Rocket's Kickstarter backers received an update confirming that Nintendo has approved developer Castle Pixel as a Wii U developer. The Wii U version should arrive "sometime after the official PC game release,"...

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Rex Rocket Kickstarter ends at nearly $11,000

Rex Rocket, the Mega Man meets Metroid action-platformer, reached the end of its Kickstarter over the weekend. Originally seeking just $6,000, a goal it met at the beginning of May, the funding drive closed at $10,987 this past Sunday. That put the project just shy of its $11,000 stretch goal,...

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Rex Rocket zooms past funding goal, dev looks to the future

The last week as been "pretty amazing," says developer Rob Maher. His team – composed of himself, programmer Tyler Bud and composer Nigel "Saskrotch" Shields – just got Rex Rocket funded on Kickstarter. It was a small goal compared to other Kickstarter projects, just $6,000, but to...

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Rex Rocket dev wants Zelda-inspired Blossom Tales on Wii U, 3DS

The team behind the rad Rex Rocket Kickstarter has plans to bring Blossom Tales, a Zelda-style adventure game, to Nintendo platforms, if its fundraising goes well. Blossom Tales is a colorful, top-down adventure inspired by Zelda: A Link to the Past, developer Rob Maher tells Nintendo Life. "Set...

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Rex Rocket Kickstarter looks pretty mega, man

What's that, another pixel-art game inspired by the likes of Mega Man and Metroid on Kickstarter? And why not! Rex Rocket tells the story of ... Rex Rocket, a war hero aboard the "epic star cruiser" SS Montana. His days of combat over, he's now saddled with the mundane job of ferrying a bunch of...

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