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  • Summary: Each time you die, your child will succeed you. Every child is unique. One child might be colorblind, another might have tourettes-- they could even be a dwarf.

    That's OK, because no one is perfect, and you don't have to be perfect to win this game. But you do have to be pretty darn good
    because this game is HARD. Fortunately, every time you die all the gold you've collected can be used to upgrade you manor, giving your next child a step up in life and another chance at vanquishing evil. Expand
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  1. 95
    A hugely triumphant take on the Metroidvania formula that delights with its fresh take on roguelike gameplay elements, Rogue Legacy empowers the player, rather than punishes them and is simply one of the finest games you can play on a PlayStation platform.
  2. Jul 21, 2014
    90
    A wonderful game that plays on the best ideas from Roguelikes and creates something a bit special.
  3. 90
    Those seeking a satisfying, skill-testing platforming experience will love Rogue Legacy. It puts a fresh coat of paint on a variety of well-worn gaming genres and ends up a must-play gaming experience.
  4. Jul 28, 2014
    80
    Frustrating gameplay niggles aside, this is an indie release that executes a tried and tested formula well, while also building upon it with some enjoyable, fresh systems.
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  1. Jul 29, 2014
    9
    Game is very addicting so be ready to sit for a long time. Anyways, the game brings originality to its finest. The game itself and the player are always changing, making the person who's playing, change the way he plays everytime you start the game again. The whole point of the game is to fight your way through this almost never ending castle, inevitably dying to start again, as another person in your family "legacy", passing down your wealth from your previous playthrough to make the next family member you control stronger and building your castle to achieve better upgrades. Eventually you will meet people along the way, helping you further your quest to finally beating the game(if you ever can). The big kicker is that once you start over, you lose all your wealth by paying the ghost at the door, so spend wisely. Another excellent indie game. (}---{}=======> Expand