Anodyne

8.12.19

'Anodyne 2' Captures the Best Parts of 2D and 3D Zelda

The latest from two-person studio Analgesic Productions is a joyful exploration of 3D platformers and 2D Zelda style games.

8.9.19

After It Doxxed 2000 Journalists, Why Should We Ever Trust the ESA Again?

In a world where personal data can be used as a weapon by harassers and hackers, the risk of attending E3 has gone way up.

9.18.18

‘Anodyne,’ a Thoughtful 2D Zelda-Like, is Now on Consoles

‘Anodyne' is one of my favorite 2D Zelda-ish games, and it’s finally on PS4 and Xbox 1.

6.20.18

There’s Going to Be a Sequel to ‘Anodyne,’ the Best Non-Nintendo Zelda Game

Coming early 2019, ‘Anodyne 2: Return to Dust’ has just been announced.

3.23.18

Games Need More Power Fantasies Beyond Beefy Dudes with Big Guns

Games are many things to many people, so the easiest, broadest power fantasies don't cut it for everyone.

2.9.18

A Game That Uses PS1 Visuals to Tell a Story About Asian American Identity

'All Our Asias' is an expressive game about memory, identity, and the power of intelligent abstraction.

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4.4.17

'Anodyne' Is the Best Zelda Game You Probably Haven't Played

When it comes to 2D Zelda games, 'Anodyne' is the secret frontrunner.