Category Archives: Metroidvania

Legacy of the Wizard

Legacy of the Wizard, known as Dragon Slayer 4: Drasle Family in Japan, is an early Metroidvania, a type of action/exploration game with an open-ended world (In this case, a tile-based huge labyrinthine dungeon) that can be explored in a … Continue reading

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Faxanadu – Let Us Meditate Together

Faxanadu is a 1987 side-scrolling action game by Hudson and Falcom. It has equipment, magic, and level-grinding elements to differentiate it from the rest of the pack, not to mention a powerful aesthetic. Faxanadu offers a great labyrinth to explore, … Continue reading

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