Browsing posts in the ‘Switch’ category

Review: Lost Ember

Lost Ember begins with you, a wolf, being asked by a spirit for some help finding its way. You agree, and it’s quickly discovered that you are a Lost Ember - a...

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Review: Knight Squad

As an absolutely mental 8 player game, Knight Squad sits on an awkward knife edge depending on what you're after and how many people you've got around to play with. A range...

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Review: Liberated

Liberated is told as a graphic novel, with panels that come to life at certain points which is where you play the game. It’s a cool effect and when I heard about...

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Review: Red Wings: Ages of the Sky

Red Wings: Ages of the Sky is set in World War 1 at the time of the infamous Red Baron. Told in a number of levels split across both the Alliance and...

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Review: Railway Empire

One of the great things about being a dad to a young boy is being able to play with all those awesome toys that I loved when I was younger, with no...

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Review: Fly Punch Boom

I’m not really sure how to begin to explain what this game is like. Imagine an anime fight. If you haven’t seen one, it’s a lot of colours, over-exaggerated characters, explosions, disproportionate...

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Review: Fledgling Heroes

I was bowled over by the simplicity of Fledgling Heroes when it started. Then I was win over by its charm, and visual design, and then by its depth of...

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Review: In Other Waters

In Other Waters is not a game I should enjoy. It’s slow-paced, there’s a lot of reading - it’s basically a text adventure - and yet I found myself fascinated...

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Review: Ash of Gods: Redemption

If you’ve ever played The Banner Saga, you will be familiar with Ash of Gods: Redemption. It’s so similar in fact, that it may well be a sequel made by the same...

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Review: Can Androids Pray: Blue

Can Androids Pray: Blue is a short, narrative game where you play one person in a conversation between two downed mechs. Not realising this going in, I was waiting for the action....

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Review: Construction Simulator 2

Want to learn how to drive? I’ll give you some tips says Peter. You can call him Pete. You learn how to drive forward, reverse park. Pretty simple. What’s that? You’re...

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Review: Valfaris

Valfaris is an 80s action movie of a side-scrolling shooter. It’s also not hugely dissimilar from the old 8 and 16-bit shooters in terms of looks and influence. Fortunately, it’s also rather...

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Review: BurgerTime Party

Sitting by the pool on holiday with my trusty Nintendo Switch and I notice the pool bar now does food.

On a stone slab comes a little...

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Review: Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark

Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark is a turn based game a bit like Advance Wars or Final Fantasy tactics. Strategic placement is key, as well as management of your inventory, item...

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Review: Exception

As soon as you fire it up, Exception asks you if you want to watch the story cutscene, or just get right into the action. Action please! There’s nothing I like less...

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Review: Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled

I can’t believe Crash Team Racing came out 20 years ago. TWENTY. YEARS. Wow, I feel old. I remember it being good. I think it might have even been really,...

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Review: Super Neptunia RPG

Neptune has lost her memories. You play as her, and must help her regain them whilst completing quests for the locals. Another standard RPG then? Well, yes. But what sets...

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Feature: Into the Breach – A Gaming Pinnacle

Everyone once in a while, a game comes along that you weren’t expecting. I had heard about Into the Breach. People raved about it. I looked at screenshots. It looked...

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Review: Neverout

Neverout does not give you a lot to sink your teeth into in anticipation. The first clue you get is the entire plot really, as you begin the game inside a grey...

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