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Game Review: Shu (Nintendo Switch) 

Game Review: Shu (Nintendo Switch)

If you have not heard of Shu, it is a 2.5D side scrolling platformer.  We received a copy of Shu for the Nintendo Switch, so we will be reviewing the game on that platform.  Shu is also available for the PC (on Steam) as well as for the PlayStation 4. It is created by CoatSink […]

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Game Review: Little Inferno (Switch) 

Game Review: Little Inferno (Switch)

Burn all your toys and fine possessions…stay warm by the light of the fire. This is the simple premises of the game Little Inferno; a first person perspective sandbox oriented puzzle video game from developer Tomorrow Corporation (same developer of the game Human Resource Machine Game Review: Human Resource Machine (Mobile)). The game has you play as […]

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Game Review: Thimbleweed Park (Switch) 

Game Review: Thimbleweed Park (Switch)

I was lucky enough to receive a free playable game download code for my Nintendo Switch…first game ever played on it!!! This is going to be exciting! Today, most of the games on the market consist of ones that involve diverse 3D graphics with photo realism enhanced detail and advanced key sequences… but not all […]

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Game Review: Sonic Mania (Switch) 

Game Review: Sonic Mania (Switch)

I’m a gamer that grew up with the Sega Genesis, or if you don’t live in North America, it was also known as the Sega Mega Drive. It was my first console that I owned myself and the game that was packaged in the box at the time was the original Sonic the Hedgehog, the […]

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Game Review: Phantom Trigger (Switch) 

Game Review: Phantom Trigger (Switch)

Almost exactly a year ago, developer Heart Machine released Hyper Light Drifter, and it was one of my favorite games of last year. At first glance, Phantom Trigger shares more than enough examples with that title to have peaked my interest as it is yet another pixel aesthetic hack and slash title, one that the […]

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Game Review: Death Squared (Switch) 

Game Review: Death Squared (Switch)

Death Squared is a game about teamwork, communication, and timing. It is also a game about laughing, yelling and ruining friendships. Sydney based SMG Studio has crafted quite the interesting puzzle game, a co-op effort that sees you and up to 3 other friends controlling color coded cubes and attempting to get them to their […]

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Game Review: Splatoon 2 (Switch) 

Game Review: Splatoon 2 (Switch)

I struggled to enjoy the first Splatoon on the Nintendo WiiU, and it’s mostly for the way the game encouraged motion controls by making it quite front and center and limited to what other control methods were available for the title. You could turn the gyro motion controls off and use the Gamepad’s analog sticks, […]

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Game Review: ARMS (Switch) 

Game Review: ARMS (Switch)

ARMS, for all its comparisons, is a boxing game. If the colorful and vibrant characters of something like Overwatch were to exist in an equally colorful and vibrant version of Nintendo’s own Punch-Out, then it might look a little something like this. Nintendo has been breaking free of its comfort zone of producing countless Mario […]

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Game Review: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) 

Game Review: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)

While I have an ok selection of games for my WiiU I just didn’t care much for the platform overall. Whenever a major release was available for the system like Windwaker HD or Bayonetta 2, I would dust off the glossy black console and have a few hours of enjoyment, the problem is, that just […]

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Game Review: Kamiko (Switch) 

Game Review: Kamiko (Switch)

There has been a huge resurgence in the past few years to create games that echo back to that of the early days of games like The Legend of Zelda, a game that has no less been the inspiration for hundreds, if not thousands, of games, regardless of their genre. With a variety of platforms […]

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