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Alien Hominid: Cuphead’s futuristic ancestor


Yes, everybody loves Cuphead. I do too! Lots! The amazingly gorgeous, hand-drawn, animated run ‘n’ gun love letter to games like Contra, Metal Slug, and Gunstar Heroes deserves every bit of praise it gets for every reason, and then some. But as revolutionary as it was, did something about it smack a bit…familiar? Like you’d seen something like it before, but can’t quite place it?

Or to get all David Spade-y about it, I liked Cuphead better the first time…when it was called Alien Hominid. Continue reading “Alien Hominid: Cuphead’s futuristic ancestor”


20171114231249_1This morning I finally finished Cuphead! After many repeated attempts, I beat the Devil and released all his debtors of their infernal financial responsibilities. Continue reading “Cuphead: FINISHED”

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