Flinthook is a prime example of how the execution of an idea is often more important than the idea itself. At first glance, it seems like any other modern roguelike, running from one procedurally-generated, 16-bit era inspired room to the next, shooting enemies for cash that you use to buy supplies and power-ups along the way. But under...
Tribute Games has been churning out unremarkable indie games for quite a while now. Each illuminates a finer aspect from all of those 8 and 16-bit titles we grew to know and love but always does so in a negative way. Wizorb is unique but trite in its presentation. Mercenary Kings is what Metal Slug would've looked like after a bout with...
Shuriken handle it?
If you're itching for some classic platforming gameplay on PlayStation 4 or Vita, you may want to check out Ninja Senki DX, which is dashing onto both of Sony's consoles later this month. With retro 8-bit graphics, this is a platformer that certainly looks the part, as you take on the role of Hayate - a ninja out for revenge. DX...
Pain is temporary
Life is tough when a wizard king has cursed you and certain death awaits unless you can find and mix the Elixir of Life itself. If that wasn't bad enough, you're about to be swarmed by all manner of monsters hungry to finish you off. This is the precarious predicament in which you find yourself in Tribute Games' Curses 'N Chaos –...
As you're no doubt aware, this month's PlayStation Plus freebie on the PlayStation 4 was Tribute Games' indie shmup Mercenary Kings. Originally released on the PC last year, the title joins a growing number of games being giv
And it's cross buy, too
If you're a PlayStation Plus member, you've likely spent the last week or two playing through Tribute Games' retro romp Mercenary Kings. What's more, if you're anything like us, you've probably been lamenting the fact that it isn't on the PlayStation Vita. Because, as we all know, any game can be made instantly better by...
More info to be revealed at PAX
Indie studio Tribute Games has been a bit busy of late, having recently released old school shoot-'em-up Mercenary Kings. There's no rest for the wicked, though, as it's also just announced a totally new game by way of a frustratingly ambiguous tweet. The Quebec-based developer released the above image accompanied...
You've been Tango'd
Tribute Games’ old school sidescroller Mercenary Kings is something of a Kickstarter success story, having reached Steam and the PlayStation 4 courtesy of a crowdfunding drive a couple of years ago. Produced by a chunk of the team behind the brilliant Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, this next-gen escapade maintains the same...
Lock 'n' load
We've had our eyes on side-scrolling shooter Mercenary Kings for quite a while now. Boasting a nostalgic visual style helped along by a heaped spoonful of inspiration from the seminal Metal Slug series, the title has definitely piqued our interest. Most exciting of all, though, is its insanely robust crafting system, which features...
It won't be home for Christmas
Another day, another vague 2014 release date. Indie shooter Mercenary Kings was originally planned to launch sometime in November this year, but developer Tribute Games recently announced that the title has been delayed, and is now pencilled in for
Loot 'n' shoot
Tribute Games, the independent outfit fronted by a faction of former Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game developers, has a handful of heavy weapons ready – and it’s pointing them directly at the PlayStation 4. The Canadian company’s upcoming run-and-gun excursion Mercenary Kings is set to put a bullet hole in your brand new...