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Developer Ben Pettengill has released a new Flash version of his Metroidvania-styled platformer The Moonkeeper at Kongregate. A downloadable Windows version is also available.

The Moonkeeper consists of several single-screen challenges that connect to form a large explorable game world. While you're equipped only with a pea shooter at the game's outset, you'll encounter a variety of upgrades during your quest to destroy 5 mutation pods and "bring FREEDOM to outer space or something!" I like this one -- the limited color palette gives the game a distinct look, and the world is detailed enough to make exploration satisfying.