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Gruesome action-RPG Binding of Isaac coming to Xbox One Escape from one horror only to find another

Gruesome action-RPG Binding of Isaac coming to Xbox One

Roguelikes are an up-and-coming genre featuring randomized level design, permadeath (no continues), and a high degree of challenge. The Xbox One has a fine Roguelike to its name: the magic-themed first-person shooter Ziggurat. On the 2D front, the popular action-platformer Rogue Legacy is due out sometime in the future as well. Binding of Isaac is another extremely popular console...

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Ziggurat review: Magical first-person Roguelike for Xbox One Prepare to die in the Ziggurat

Ziggurat review: Magical first-person Roguelike for Xbox One

Thanks to the existence of several standout titles like Rogue Legacy, Binding of Isaac, and Crypt of the NecroDancer, the Roguelike genre has exploded in popularity over the last couple of years. Characterized by randomly generated levels, the inability to continue when you die, and minimal room for error, games in the genre are addictive and tough to master. Although Rogue Legacy has...

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Rogue Legacy will bring an adventure that spans generations Explore till you die and then explore some more

Rogue Legacy will bring an adventure that spans generations

We recently looked at a couple of upcoming 2D Xbox One games that have plenty of potential: ' The Escapists' and 'Adventures of Pip.' The former is a distinctive sandbox game set within a series of prisons, whereas the latter is a traditional action platformer with some light puzzles and a great art style. Both games will likely turn out very well. But the 2D game that I'm most excited...

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