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Games Review: Cuphead (Xbox One, 2017) isn’t as hard as you think. It’s still pretty hard though.

By now you’ve almost certainly heard about Cuphead and its pronounced level of difficulty so let’s begin this review with a declaration: Cuphead is hard. But it’s also way less hard than you might think it is. Having just spent the weekend with the SNES Mini and being reminded of what true old school game design was like, it put a spotlight on the ways Cuphead emulates that school of thought but stops just short of totally committing to it in order to keep the player hooked in.

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