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Research the newest pixel art games before you buy with our indie game reviews. Here you will find the culmination of all the reviews we have written from past to present. This collection is growing every week, so stop by frequently to learn about the latest indie games. Game developers working on new 8 or 16 bit video game projects can submit there indie games for review by visiting the about us section of our website. If you are looking for the best reviews for indie games then read our posts below! All indie game reviews on RETRONUKE.com are written without the influence of publishers or game dev’s. We aren’t paid for our content and are just doing this for fun, so rest assured that the opinions expressed are that of the writers and nothing more.

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Castle Agony: Hi-Fun, Lo-Fi Action

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First impressions for this Point-and-Click adventure! A dark, mysterious castle looms in the distance as you approach by carriage down a long road. Upon arrival, you learn of the many hidden dangers that are sure to meet you on the treacherous journey ahead. Sent with a mission from God, accompanied by your ever-faithful dog, embark on this journey against…

Wizard of Legend Review

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I’m just going to come out and say it — Avatar: The Last Airbender in a Roguelite setting would be a pretty cool game, right? Who wouldn’t want to mix martial arts with elemental magic all while crawling procedurally generated dungeons? Wouldn’t that be fun? If you agree with all of the above, you should probably just start downloading…

Caveblazers: Randomly Generated Spelunking

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Name: Caveblazers Developer: Rupeck Games Publisher: The Yogscast Release Date: 24th May 2017 Caveblazers is a fun and engaging Spelunky-like adventure game, which sends your intrepid explorer on expeditions into a vast network of ancient caves and ruins. The first thing that grabs you about Caveblazers is the graphic style. It sits somewhere between a true pixel retro style…

Lovecraft’s Untold Stories Demo Review

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I’ll be honest: I know nothing about the works of H.P. Lovecraft. I know he built a world of fantasy-horror stories, but that’s as much as I can confidently say. Luckily for newbies like me, Lovecraft’s Untold Stories seem to be just that: untold stories. The main character, a detective by the name of John Murphy, doesn’t return any…

Zero Ranger Preview: Become Something More

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Hordes of enemies to shoot, check. Powerups that augment the gameplay in fun ways, check. Bosses that will take several tries to master, check. Zero Ranger has all the staples of the genre that inspired it. This is a true indie game, and it definitely deserves the place it’s scrolling toward in the arcade SHMUP wall of fame. Zero…
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Yume Nikki Defines a Genre Through the Pursuit of Abstract Storytelling

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Cult-classic Yume Nikki Returns After a Decade of Silence, to Showcases Once Again the Artistic Merit of Pixel Art Games in the Pursuit of Abstract Storytelling. I’ve always had a penchant for console games. I grew up playing them, starting with my dads NES and on to my own PlayStation’s and Xboxes, never really anticipating that I would ever…
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Life on the Rim: a Rimworld Review

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Maybe you and your companions awoke from your cryptosleep sarcophagi to the sound of sirens, making it out of your ship just in the nick of time. Maybe your tribe was devastated by the great blood machines sent by the gods, and are now without a home. Maybe you’re a rich socialite, bored with your glitterworld lifestyle and yearning…

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