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Guacamelee! (2013) Game Information

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Guacamelee! (2013)
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DrinkBox Studios


DrinkBox Studios


Action (2D Platformer)


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Nintendo Network, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade

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“Guacamelee!” is the third game from Indie developer, Drinkbox, and their only title that isn’t part of their ‘Tales from Space’ IP. Instead, “Guacamelee!” takes inspiration from Mexican culture and its stereotypical obsession with masked wrestling. Since Mexican masked wrestling is essentially the same thing as American professional wrestling, only with telenovela-quality drama and even more ridiculous costumes, I was prepared to casually pass over “Guacamelee!” without a second glance. But then I saw an online conversation that directly compared “Guacamelee’s!” gameplay with that classic 2D action/adventure series, ‘Metroid.’ Since Nintendo hasn’t released a 2D ‘Metroid’ since “Zero Mission” on the Game Boy Advance in 2004, and Konami has all...

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