Guacamelee! 2 Review

Guacamelee! 2 is a beat ‘em up, platformer game released for PS4 & PC on August 21, 2018. It was developed and published by Drinkbox Studios (@DrinkBoxStudios).

There’s a sense of pure joy that kept swelling up inside me during my playthrough of Guacamelee! 2. Continue reading →

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Review

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is a remaster of the Metroidvania beat ’em up platformer Guacamelee! which released for the PS3 and Vita back on April 9, 2013. Guacamelee! STCE released for PS4, Xbox One, Wii U and PC on July 2, 2014. It was developed ad published by Toronto based DrinkBox Studios (@DrinkBoxStudios). For more info check out the game’s site.

Guacamelee! has a simple enough premise. Juan just wants to go to the fireworks with El Presidente’s daughter. Unfortunately for Juan, there’s a certain demonic skeleton named Calaca who wants to combine the world of the dead and the living and become the ruler of all. Of course, this creates a slight conflict. While the premise may be simple the game itself is something special. Drinkbox Studios has delivered a very special, very endearing story in the form of a Metroidvania style platformer. Continue reading →