Great 2D video games


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"Fight'N Rage is not only inspired by genre classics like Final Fight and Streets of Rage, it stands among them with its colorful fighters, varied enemies, branching paths, and loads of unlockables."
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"A sequel to a great game that improves on the original in almost every conceivable way, with a more complex world, simpler economy, faster navigation, new equipment, and loads of upgrades."
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"Despite its simple control scheme and level designs, there's a good deal of variety and combat strategy. The action is fast, brutal, bloody, and relentless. Plus, you can cut rocks in half."
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"Twin-stick roguelike privateering action structured like FTL. Tough shooting action, strategic system destruction, and the very real threat of failure due to running out of money."
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"On paper, a hybrid twinstick-shmup-roguelike sounds... pretty terrible. But the fast-paced shooting, engaging exploration, meaningful weapon variety, and diverse enemies will change your mind quickly."
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"Snappy minute-to-minute gameplay, strategy-based combat, and procedural content. Loads of fun if you're not put off by the game's roguelike difficulty and repetition. Tribute's best game to date."
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"An incredibly feature-packed platformer with hundreds of levels and loads of unlockables. Constantly introduces new gameplay mechanics while building on those prior. Bosses are a worm's body parts!"
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"Wryn returns to wreck wrongdoers with relentless panache and she's more agile than ever, curving between projectiles as she dashes through the air with her dual pistols and a bullet-deflecting katana."
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"A robust "soulslike" action-RPG offering multiple character classes, an open world, and tough yet rewarding gameplay designed for hardened gaming veterans."
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"Owlboy offers an experience on par with classic 2D action adventures and is a must-play for fans of the genre."
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