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Dementium 2 HD checks in on Steam

While Mutant Mudds Deluxe hits PS3 & Vita in North America.

It's a big day for Renegade Kid with both its first-person horror/action game Dementium 2 and its retro platformer Mutant Mudds receiving enhanced ports to new platforms.

The more exciting release for many will be Dementium 2 HD, the spruced up PC release of its 2010 DS spook-fest. Available on Steam for 25 per cent off until 2nd January (£8.99 / $11.25 rather than £11.99 / $14.99), this HD release features drastically improved lighting, character models, audio, and revamped controls that wouldn't have been possible with the DS's single D-pad.

EG-contributor Matt Edwards once wrote "Dementium 2 represents one of the better survival horror experiences on a system not known for its support of the genre," in his mildly favourable Dementium 2 review. Though he also noted that "it doesn't do enough to feel particularly inspired or original."

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Elsewhere, Renegade Kid's released Mutant Mudds Deluxe on PS3 and Vita, though this is sadly only available in North America at the moment, where it costs $9.99 and features Cross-Buy and Cross-Save support. This release marks Renegade Kid's debut on a Sony platform.

As with other versions of Mutant Mudds Deluxe, this features the original game plus 20 extra challenging Ghost levels and the Ghost Shot power-up.

"Mutant Mudds plays it safe," I wrote in my Mutant Mudds review upon its original release. "It never went out to set the world on fire - and it doesn't - but it ascends above its humble concepts with gusto and aplomb."

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