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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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I AM THE HERO: First Impressions With A Black Eye

Let’s take a trip back to 1987, a game entitled Double Dragon had just been released as a coin-operated arcade side-scrolling beat-em-up. The genre was still in its infancy: gamers are set up against an absurd amount of enemies that required a higher level of skill in order to progress through the storyline. Many, many kids and teenagers were…
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Bloody Walls Review: Paint The Town Red

Remember the days of video games past that didn’t hold your hand? Those games that failed to give you a tutorial mode or even really explain what the game was all about? The intense gameplay that was characterized by an onslaught of enemies that could insta-kill you just by invading your personal bubble? Aside from Dark Souls, few games…
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Super Rad Raygun: A Super-RAD GameBoy Game

You’ve seen plenty of games that take inspiration from gaming consoles of the 80s and 90s, but there’s one console that rarely gets the spotlight. Super Rad Raygun is not only a great Mega Man style platformer, but an expertly crafted love letter to the original Game Boy. The nostalgic murky green colors, the amazing chiptune music, and the…
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Depth of Extinction Demo Review

They say that electronics and water don’t mix, but this is an exception. Depth of Extinction is a turn-based RPG with some rogue-like elements. This game is currently in beta, but you can download what is probably the most generous demo I’ve ever played. The six hour long mini campaign really shows a lot of promise for the full…
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PolyGod: The early-alpha Doom on drugs

Gameplay The quick movement and the constant shower of bullets make for an awesome fast-paced experience. You start in a garden without much context. Then, after leaving the garden, you’re thrown into a randomly-generated level. You learn pretty quickly that you need to shoot and destroy everything. There are quite a few unique enemy types, such as flying orbs…
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5 Tips for Surviving Code 7: a Modern Text Adventure

Text-based adventure titles, popularized by the ability to make your own choices regarding storyline, have been a dying genre of games within the last decade. Although many of the elements established by literary interactive fiction are found in newer games: both have great stories. No matter what type of game is wrapped around this concept, if the storyline is…
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Mustache in Hell – A Twin-Stick Shooters Trip Through Hell

Intro / Story Officer John Mustache awakens to find himself in a strange place, a limbo, and needs to make a deal with the Reaper in order to regain control of his life. After realizing his mortality, John is tasked with obtaining specific cubes of power; guarded by mythological creatures. He will have to venture through different levels of…
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