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Spellbound Survivors Review

Survivor-like games or "bullet-heaven" games have become hugely popular since Vampire Survivors released at the end of 2021. The simple, highly addictive gameplay loop is something that just keeps players constantly wanting more. Trying to beat the boss at 10 minutes, trying to beat the map by surviving 30 minutes and trying to unlock everything character/zone in the game never stopped being fun, because every time you went into a new run, you felt that you were stronger because of the upgrades and/or constant unlocks of new characters.This is where Spellbound Survivor comes into play and adds... one thing to change


Five Failures That Ensured a Global Success for the Steam Deck

For those living under any technological rocks, the Steam Deck is a Linux-based handheld PC. It was designed to bring PC gaming to casual and sofa-sitting audiences. PC gaming, while adopted by millions around the world, is a very static and situational hobby - often lurched over a keyboard and mouse at a desk in the corner of a room. The Steam Deck puts capable PC components into a handheld form factor and allows for PC gaming while travelling, on your couch while docked to your TV, even tucked up in bed! It makes PC gaming more accessible than any other


Enshrouded Demo Review

The most popular game on this October's Steam Next Fest is this survival game called Enshrouded that borrows some ideas from amazing games like Valheim and even adds some sprinkles of Dark Souls with its boss fights. I didn't get to play the game in full as I only had 8 hours to see as much content as possible. Which this game really doesn't want you to do as it's clearly made to be enjoyed slowly and see everything it has to offer. Also, something to note is that you get 8 hours per character so I could just make a new


Article Vault 001 - Running With Scissors

We've decided to open up the vault and republish some of Opium Pulses' earliest articles, reviews and interviews from our old forum-only days. Starting with this article from 2013 that marked the beginning of the return for Postal developers, Running With Scissors. Sections of this article include quotes from an interview Opium Pulses held with RWS back in September 2012. Enjoy... Originally Published April 23, 2013 | By SlipSlotBefore Running With Scissors existed, early members were part of a development team called Riedel Software Productions. They made family-friendly games like Sesame Street and Tom & Jerry for over 10 years. Eventually, the


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection Review

What's better than eating pizza? Doing so with a bunch of mutated turtles (and a rat) that fight crime! Yeah, it's time to review this retro collection that's been giving The Foot Clan a run for their money.GameplayThe Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cowabunga Collection was announced and released by Konami mid-year 2022. In this collection you will find 13 classic TNMT games that have been adapted to play on next gen consoles and pc. Of course, these games follow the beloved 80's and 90's cartoon, pizza loving turtles as they fight their way through New York City's streets that seem to be crowded

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