Hidden Dreams, first free DLC for Hollow Knight, now out

Hollow Knight [Official Site] is among my favorite games this year. The MetroidVania doesn’t really do anything groundbreaking within its genre, but what it does, it does very well: it oozes charm and detail, with a melancholic atmosphere of ruin and decay, and pairs that with some of the tightest gameplay and boss fights I’ve seen in the genre. It’s great news, then, that the devs have just released the first of three planned free content packs, Hidden Dreams. Continue reading “Hidden Dreams, first free DLC for Hollow Knight, now out”

Hollow Knight, a game full of bugs – in the good sense

Bugs. The term evokes images of crawling things with fangs and stingers, hiding under our beds and in our shoes, and is rarely associated with something positive. They’re the bane of programmers and the scourge of children – and now, they’re the cute characters of Hollow Knight. Continue reading “Hollow Knight, a game full of bugs – in the good sense”