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Mighty No. 9 gives retro run-and-gun gaming a modern makeover | Ars Technica

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"Thanks to its cutesy 2D visuals and run-and-gun platformer mechanics—staples of classic ‘90s games like Metal Slug, Contra, and Megaman—it would be easy to write off Mighty No. 9 as yet another predictable example of a developer cashing in on nostalgia. As we played an early demo of the game at Gamescom, the nostalgic element was certainly strong—but to only see it that way would be to ignore and undermine the significant effect that a few innocuous-sounding changes have on the game’s otherwise classic formula."

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Retroman1194d ago (Edited 1194d ago )

"thanks to its cutesy 2d visual run-and-gun platformer mechanics—staples of classic ‘90s games like Metal Slug, Contra, and Megaman"

WE need more games like these platformers. especially Contra and Metal slug.

Nostalgic is good