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The Messenger (2018)
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Devolver Digital


Action (2D Platformer)


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“The Messenger” is the first, and so far only, game by French-Canadian Indie developer, Sabotage Studio. Released in 2018 and published by Devolver Digital, “The Messenger” became something of an Indie Darling in its time, garnering numerous praise and awards at gaming tech shows before and immediately after its release. From what little pre-release information I’d garnered about the game personally, I felt like it had enough potential to wishlist it on Steam and wait for it to go on sale. However, upstart gaming-monopoly-wannabe, Epic Games, beat me to the punch, for once, and gave this game away for free to everyone who bothered to claim a copy.

“The Messenger” is, at first glance, a typical retro game with overly-thick nostalgia goggles for the 8-b...

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