Screenshot Saturday: Child of Light Kills the Bad Guy with a Sonic Boom

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It’s two for one day on this week’s edition of Screenshot Saturday. I missed last weekend due to some PC technical difficulties, so prepare yourself for two weeks’ worth of screenshots instead of the usual one!

Child of Light is looking so gosh darn beautiful that I just had to lead off with the latest pretty pictures from the UbiArt-based RPG platformer. A little indie PC game by the name of Kill the Bad Guy jumped out at me as well while sorting through the ol’ backlogged inbox, both for its title and its stark visual style. Sonic Boom also grabs its share of the headline as probably the hottest hot button gaming topic of the week for its…let’s just say questionable character design modifications from what fans are used to from a classic Sonic the Hedgehog game.

What else is there? Well, let’s see. OK, there are new shots from Dark Souls II, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Drakengard 3, and Strider. Namco Bandai (or technically it’s now Bandai Namco) games are strongly represented, particularly on the anime side from the latest Naruto, One Piece, Short Peace, and Tenkai Knights projects. You’ll also want to check out intriguing indies like QBEH-1, VoidExpans​e, Randal’s Monday, and Jetpack 2.

That should give you a good idea of what lies ahead, but there’s a whole lot more to see so I’ll step aside and let you get to it already.

Child of Light (PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One):
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Kill the Bad Guy (PC, Mac, Linux):
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Sonic Boom (3DS, Wii U, TV):
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Dark Souls II (PC, PS3, Xbox 360):
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Murdered: Soul Suspect (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One):
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Dead Island: Epidemic (PC):
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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (PC, PS3, Xbox 360):
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Drakengard 3 (PS3):
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EverQuest Next Landmark (PC):
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Strider (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One):
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Enemy Front (PC, PS3, Xbox 360):
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Nether (PC):
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QBEH-1: The Atlas Cube (PC, Mac, Linux):
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Earth Defense Force 2025 (PS3, Xbox 360):
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PS4):
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Magus (PS3):
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Tropico 5 (PC, Mac, Linux, PS4, Xbox 360):
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War of the Vikings (PC):
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Warlock 2: The Exiled (PC):
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Monster Madness Online (PC, Mac, Android, Linux, iOS, Browser):
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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution (PS3, Xbox 360):
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One Piece: Romance Dawn (3DS):
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Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle (3DS):
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Short Peace / Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day (PS3):
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Ace Combat Infinity (PS3):
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Pac-Man Museum (PC, PS3, Xbox 360):
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Randal’s Monday (PC):
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Jetpack 2 (PC):
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Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengum​i (PS3):
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VoidExpans​e (PC, Mac):
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Super League Football Pinball (PC, Mac, iOS, Android, Kindle, PS3, PS4, Vita, Xbox 360):
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The Witch and the Hundred Knight (PS3):
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Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (3DS, Vita):
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Payday 2 – Gage Weapon Pack 2 DLC (PC):
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Guild Wars 2 – Edge of the Mists (PC, Mac):
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World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360):
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Yumi’s Odd Odyssey (3DS):
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