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Loot River devs “messed up” but will work to improve game, add actual loot

Loot River, the pixely roguelike with a bit of Souls and a bit of Tetris, is all about making multiple attempts to navigate weird dungeons made of moving platforms, before dying and starting again. It’s one of those games that’s perfect for Game Pass, at least in its current form, but that’s going to be changing in a small bit, according to a post devs Straka Studio made yesterday. Straka note they are a small team who playtested with a very small group, and didn’t realise the game would be unwelcoming to newcomers. In fact, they’ve already made some smaller…

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Loot River is a hack-and-slash RPG set within a Tetris dungeon

We recently asked you whether you preferred inventory Tetris or fishing minigames. Well, Moonglow Bay – which I wrote about with the same intro in the post preceding this – is for the folks who yelled “fish”, and Loot River is for the folks who love rotating shapes to make them fit. It’s topdown hack-and-slash combat through procedural dungeons which consist of floating platforms you can move and rotate in order to bamboozle and best the demons you’re battling. The trailer does a good job of explaining the appeal. Read more

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Loot River is an island-shifting roguelike and it looks rather cool

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 27 March 2021 13:41 GMT Slovakia-based developer has announced a really cool-looking title called Loot River. Described as Dark Souls meets Tetris, Loot River is coming to Xbox and PC. Announced yesterday during the Xbox Indie Twitch showcase, the game is an island-shifting action-roguelike set in a series of procedurally-generated labyrinths. In it, you can expect real-time combat and dark fantasy stylings mixed with spatial block-shifting puzzles.Armed with the power of a Relic, you can shift the ground beneath, and slide floating ruins together in a series of tile puzzles. As you venture through the…