Dicey Dungeons, the new game from VVVVVV creator Terry Cavanagh, was a unique game that stood out at PAX East this year. What started out as a HTML5 browser game has turned into a fleshed out roguelike dungeon crawler.
With art by Marlowe Dobbe and music by Chipzel, Dicey Dungeons’ style really shines. The game plays out like a game show where your character, an adventurer turned into an anthropomorphic die. You descend down six levels, each with stronger enemies and more complex level layouts all culminating in a boss battle at the bottom. Enemies are varied in their design, from wizards and space marines to snowmen and vacuums, each with their own distinct gameplay mechanics. Continue reading “Dicey Dungeons Preview”
Dan and Dave have finished the 4 day game extravaganza known as PAX East. This year was exceptional to say the least. We’ve got coverage on all the games, all the panels, all the Borderlands 3 news and oh so much more. Join Dan and Dave as they breakdown the highlights of the show. Also, don’t forget to enter our April giveaway on Twitter. We are giving one lucky fan a copy of Shantae on Switch. Good luck and keep gaming.
And here are folks. The end of day 3 and me and Dan are beat. So much good stuff on display and we keep finding more that we missed! Throwback shooter and loveletter to Contra Blazing Chrome, Terry Cavanaugh’s delightful Dicey Dungeons, the Ninja Gaiden-esque Cyber Shadow produced by Yacht Club Games, the head snappin’, bone crackin’, spear tossing Mortal Kombat 11 and a ton more. So day 3 is down in the books. We got one final day of PAX. One last day to check out all the games that we couldn’t get to in the first three. Here! We! Go!