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Monster Loves You! for Nintendo Switch


Monster Loves You! is a text adventure/simulation game for the Nintendo Switch in ...

 
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Google Pixel 3 XL Review-in-Progress – The Camera 9.5/10


Last week, our good friends at Google Canada sent us a #GiftFromGoogle that included ...

 
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The strategic connection between social networks and online gaming


There is a very famous adage, “It takes two to tango” which means – for a given ...

 
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Lego DC Super-Villains First Impressions

Yesterday, I received a review code for Lego DC Super-Villains for the Nintendo Switch. I have been playing it some and I wanted ...

 

Tips to Play Poker at Red Dead Redemption

With the recent announcement of Red Dead Redemption 2 release date set for October 26 (of which you can pre-order on PS4 and ...

 

Post Game Pokémon Let’s Go Post Game Content Revealed

In a trailer released today, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced some of the post game features coming to ...

 

Google Pixel 3 XL Review-in-Progress – Beautifully Built 8.0/10

Mobile phones are in our hands 70-80 percent of the day, so more and more companies are looking to create phones that look as good ...

 

More Thoughts From Me #141: That 80’s VideoKid

I was born in the 1980s. So for me, there is a lot of nostalgia to be found in those years. The 90s, not so much, but there was so ...

 

Why are Mobile Casino Apps So Popular?

I wonder how much Steve Jobs realised that when Apple launched their very first-generation iPhone with the quote that ‘this is ...

 

Google Pixel 3 XL Review-in-Progress – The Camera 9.5/10

Last week, our good friends at Google Canada sent us a #GiftFromGoogle that included a Google Pixel 3 XL, a Google Pixel Charging ...

 

Google Pixelbook Review

I’ve never been a big proponent of Chromebooks for various reasons, mostly because I often found them under powered for what I ...

 

The strategic connection between social networks and online gaming

There is a very famous adage, “It takes two to tango” which means – for a given situation to arise it requires a push from ...

 

Undertale Warns of Dog Marriage

Last night, I finally bought Undertale for the Nintendo Switch. Yes, I know I’m very late to the bandwagon. And I’d ...

 

Monster Loves You! for Nintendo Switch

Monster Loves You! is a text adventure/simulation game for the Nintendo Switch in which you create a monster through the choices ...

 

Press Release: Child of Light Now Available on Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft’s turn-based rpg Child of Light is out on the Nintendo Switch today! Check out the press release below for more ...

 

Will Werder Bremen Return to European Championships; A FIFA 19 Analysis

Bremen “Werder” is one of the strongest German clubs of the 2000s and hasn’t recently impressed its fans with good results. ...

 

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna -The Golden Country Review Part 5

And now we have arrived at the final part of my Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country review-in-progress. Check ...

 

Lego DC Super-Villains Launch Trailer

Lego DC Super-Villains comes out for the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC next week. Check out the launch trailer ...

 

Dragon Quest XI Review Chapter 5 – An Engrossing Story

We've been taking a longer approach to our review of Dragon Quest XI, but thanks to great support from our friends at Square Enix, ...

 

Life is Strange 2 Begins with a Strong Narrative

The narrative driven video game experience has been a bit overdone in the past number of years, and closures such as Telltale are ...

 

New NES Games Released For Nintendo Switch Online Users

If you are a subscriber to Nintendo Switch online, then you can check out four new games on the NES app today. We have details on ...

 

Made by Google 2018 event

Today Google unveiled some of their newest products hitting store shelves this fall and winter; during the Made by Google 2018 ...

 

Fan Created Wikis Important to Industry

You’ve heard of ‘pedia type websites before – the most popular being Wikipedia of course – but did you know that encyclopedia ...

 

More Thoughts From Me #140: Letters From Torna

Nintendo and Adam Roffel sent me on a trip to Torna, the Golden Country, recently. Here are some of the short letters that I wrote ...

 

SteelSeries Releases Limited CS:GO Howl Edition Peripherals

SteelSeries, global leader in gaming peripherals, recently announced the release of their latest limited edition peripherals that ...

 

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna -The Golden Country Review Part 4

Parts 1, 2, and 3 of my Torna – The Golden Country review-in-progress are already up. In part 4, I will talk about the ...

 

The World Ends With You – Pinning Down Battle (Trailer)

I’ve never played The World Ends With You. I saw some previews for the game on the DS and didn’t think the game would ...

 

Jack N’ Jill DX

Jack and Jill went up a hill…and ended up in a video game. Indie game Jack N’ Jill DX came to the Nintendo Switch ...

 
 
 

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9.5 Dragon Quest XI

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Over the past month or so we've been working through Dragon Quest XI, and have been publishing our thoughts over 5 chapters, detailing the story, game play, characters, and more. Today we put those all together and ...

PS4
 

8.5 Starlink: Battle for Atlas

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When Starlink was officially announced, and a partnership with Nintendo was formally shown off - which included the Starfox Crew! - there was a lot of hype and a ton of hesitation. As more and more companies opted ...

Nintendo Switch
 

7.5 Shadows: Awakening

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Released just over a month ago, Shadows: Awakening is an isometric dungeon-crawler RPG with a rich storyline and intriguing game mechanics. Brought to us by Slovakian developer Games Farm, Awakening is the second ...

XBox One
 

8.0 Super Mario Party

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Although I've always enjoyed the Mario Party franchise - mostly because it allows all my family to come together for one great evening of gaming - the past few releases in the franchise have been a bit subpar for ...

Nintendo Switch
 

9.0 Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

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When Assassin’s Creed Origins launched last year it became quickly apparent that the major changes to the franchise propelled that release to my favourite Assassin’s Creed game to date, and it was a sentiment shared ...

XBox One
 

9.5 Forza Horizon 4

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Forza Horizon 4 is much more of the same, and while there aren't any great leaps or improvements over Forza Horizon 3, a brand new setting, with new cars and new objectives keeps the game fresh enough for long time ...

XBox One
 
 

8.0 Megaquarium

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Released earlier this week, Megaquarium is the latest game to come from Twice Circled, the one-man developer responsible for the construction-puzzler indie hit Big Pharma. Those who have played Big Pharma will ...

PC
 

8.5 Pillars of Eternity 2

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If there is one game that is sure to take you to the open seas, it has to be pillars of Eternity II. The sequel to Obsidian’s Pillars of Eternity puts you on a series of exciting quests that you have to accomplish. ...

PC
 

9.0 BlackBerry Motion

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I've been using the BlackBerry motion for a good 2-3 weeks now, and I'm thoroughly impressed with the product in my hands. BlackBerry gets a lot of flack and hate, some deserved and some not, but with their latest ...

PC
 

10 Samsung Series 7 55inch Q7 UHD QLED TV

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For the majority of people, a television set is, well, a televisions set, and while you might notice the weight difference between an LCD and an LED, or perhaps the brightness differences between a plasma and a ...

PC
 

9.0 Turtle Beach Stealth 600

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There are often serious debates about the necessity of a headphone set for your Xbox One or PS4, and when people decide it is important - paramount, in my opinion if you wish to game online with friends - the ...

PC
 

9.5 HERO Series Ewin Racing Chair

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A few months ago, I was pretty sure only one racing chair company existed, but it wasn't long before I realized there are tons of these companies out there, all trying to compete with each other in a very busy and ...

PC
 
 

8.0 Walking Dead Season 2

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Last year, Telltale elevated point and click games to a new level with their first season of the award-winning The Walking Dead. Creating a follow-up to that fantastic set of titles was a difficult task for ...

PS3
 

6.5 NASCAR ’14

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Racing games can generally be played in a variety of ways. While those that love Gran Turismo the most might play it as a simulator, it's just as easy to experience it as some approximation of Mario Kart, crashing ...

PS3
 

9.0 Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster

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Cybernet was a video game focussed TV show here in the UK back when the PS2 launched. When they weren't showing and reshowing the opening of Metal Gear Solid 2, they were showing and reshowing clips from Final ...

PS3
 

6.5 Pac-Man Museum

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Video gaming's first yellow circular celebrity has turned 30 this year, and instead of getting trashed with friends Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Clyde, he's taking a trip down memory lane, through the highlights (and ...

PS3
 

6.5 Killer is Dead

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Killer is Dead is a hard game to pin down. You play as an executioner for a government agency that hunts out murderers for the general public. It plays a little like something from Platinum, a third-person action ...

PS3
 

7.5 Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII

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The Final Fantasy XIII franchise has managed to completely split the Final Fantasy fandom down the middle, becoming a punchline for a certain sort of online persona. In the echo chamber, those that are angry shout ...

PS3
 
 

9.5 Dragon Quest XI

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Over the past month or so we've been working through Dragon Quest XI, and have been publishing our thoughts over 5 chapters, detailing the story, game play, characters, and more. Today we put those all together and ...

PS4
 

9.0 Spider-Man

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Insomniac has created some really great experiences in the past, and when word spread that they would be the developer behind a new Spider-Man game exclusive to the PS4, fans were pretty excited about the prospects. ...

PS4
 

7.5 Super Bomberman R Shiny Edtion

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Bomberman has been a household name for well over a decade now, and the little bomb dropping crew is back with an update on the previously released Super Bomberman R title. Now with all the added DLC from the ...

PS4
 

8.0 The Crew 2 – America: Yours to Discover

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When Ubisoft first announced their brand new franchise titled The Crew, perspective fans were painted a picture of cruising across the United States, going from major city to major city, and enjoying everything in ...

PS4
 

9.5 Detroit: Become Human

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Just last month, Sony and Santa Monica Studios wow'd us with the release of God of War, a reboot of the popular franchise on modern consoles that not only surpassed review expectations, but smashed sales records as ...

PS4
 

8.5 South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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To fully appreciate a South Park game, you need to have a decent appreciation for the long running TV show, and inappropriate jokes. The Fractured But Whole is a dirty, inappropriate joke filled adventure that, if ...

PS4
 
 

7.5 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

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The biggest change to the Borderlands formula in Pre-Sequel - aside from the game's setting, which affects gameplay and aesthetics in a number of ways - are the game's character classes, all based on characters ...

XBox360
 

7.5 Trials Fusion

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Trials Fusion is the newest title in the physics-defying bike series. In this game, you have to earn medals across a variety of tracks. You earn the medals through completing these stages in a certain time, and ...

XBox360
 

6.5 Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare

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PopCap did a lot of things right when they developed Plants vs Zombies for every platform imaginable - Mac, PC, Xbox, Playstation, DS, iOS, and Android - and the success of that game has led to multiple sequels. ...

XBox360
 

8.5 Persona 4 Arena

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Persona 4 Arena, developed by Arc System Works and published by Atlus, takes the stars of the critically acclaimed JRPG Persona 4, and places them in a 2D style fighting game, where they are forced to do battle with ...

XBox360
 

6.5 Call of Duty Ghost

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Developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision, Ghosts is the latest instalment in the popular Call Of Duty franchise.Best known for it's highly addictive online multiplayer, Call Of Duty: Ghosts also offers ...

XBox360
 

7.5 Battlefield 4

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Developed by Dice and published by EA, Battlefield 4 is the latest instalment in the popular online multiplayer FPS franchise, Battlefield.The online multiplayer portion of the game is where the majority of appeal ...

XBox360
 
 

Disney Magic Kingdoms: Was Big Hero Six a Fair Event?

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Disney Magic Kingdoms latest event surrounding the locations and characters of Big Hero Six is almost complete, and with less than 1 day to go until the event concludes, the developers behind the smash mobile hit ...

XBox360
 

Maleficent Has Invaded Disney Magic Kingdoms!

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If you missed out on the live stream from last week, Gameloft and the developers behind Disney Magic Kingdoms unveiled and showed up Maleficent, and the evil she was getting up to in Disney Magic Kingdoms. This new ...

XBox360
 

8.0 Lucky Larrys Lobstermania 2

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It’s not often you will find depth in an online casino game, but as the online marketplace for casino games gets more saturated, more and more companies will look to add a little something extra to their ...

Android
 

8.0 Robocop Slot Game

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The summer of 2017 turned out to be quite exciting for science fiction loving slots enthusiast who were treated with a proper gem of a game brewed by the world’s leading omni-channel online gaming software provider ...

Android
 

7.5 Blackjack!

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Casino games on mobile are becoming increasingly more popular as younger people are looking for a cheaper - no real money is won or lost here, although there are micro transactions - alternative to the casino. As ...

Android
 

Rivers Casino App P

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It's difficult to pick a casino app to gamble on. People who use these things want the very best, because they're going to use them a lot, and because they'll want something that emulates the true casino experience ...

Android
 
 

6.5 Revenant Saga

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Revenant Saga is rpg developer KEMCO's newest game for the Wii U. I played this game and now I can tell you all about it! Is Revenant Saga a good rpg?

Wii U
 

6.5 Animal Gods

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Wii U indie games are starting to become a rare thing. Whenever a new Wii U game comes out, I find myself smiling and hoping that its a good game. Anmal Gods for Wii U came out last week. I have been playing it for ...

Wii U
 

8.5 Back to Bed

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One of the best things about Indies is that they are not afraid of being weird. Indies generally take more chances than third party developers and create games that are unique and interesting. Not all of these ...

Wii U
 

8.0 Plantera

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If Harvest Moon and a cute 2D tower defense game had a love child, it might look like Plantera for the Wii U and 3DS eshops. Build a garden, add animals, and defend that garden like crazy from outside threats! ...

Wii U
 

2.0 Star Splash: Shattered Star

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As we near the end of the Wii U's life, we would hope that any Indie games still coming to eshop would be good. Star Splash: Shattered Star is a brand new game for the Wii U. Is this game any good or is it a Wii U ...

Wii U
 

8.5 Radiantflux: Hyperfractal

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Radiantflux: Hyperfractal for Wii U isn't your typical game. It does contain some typical games, but as a whole package, Radiantflux is very odd. Is this a good odd game or a bad odd game? Please read my review to ...

Wii U
 
 

4.0 Z-Run

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To many people, the Playstation Vita is a system known best for only its Indies and its ports. When I saw the trailer for Vita Indie game Z-Run, I was shocked to find out it wasn't a port from a mobile game. With ...

Vita
 

8.5 Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc

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Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc is a zany experience filled with boundless creativity. Developed by Spike Chunsoft (the studio responsible for similar games in the Zero Escape series), and originally released for ...

Vita
 

8.0 Surge Deluxe

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The match 3 puzzle genre has been lacking innovation as of late. Thankfully, Futurlab has an extraordinary habit of changing up the ‘norm’ and Surge Deluxe is certainly no exception!!

Vita
 

9.0 Tearaway

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Tearaway is, simply put, a creative gem. It’s a game solely created to showcase the power of Vita’s hardware, and just how pleasant of an experience a videogame can be.

Vita
 

8.0 Street Fighter X Tekken

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Street Fighter X Tekken was kind of a big deal when it was first announced, and perhaps even helped the Mortal Kombat remake to herald in a new wave of fighting titles. Along with its companion title, the long ...

Vita
 

9.5 Persona 4 Golden

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Atlus has always been known to deliver niche JRPG experiences; games that don’t sell well but are critical darlings. They have plenty of exceptional titles under their belt such as Catherine and Shin Megami Tensei ...

Vita
 
 

8.0 WarioWare Gold

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I’ve been playing video games for a few decades now, and I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve never played a WarioWare game in my life. When the game launched a few weeks ago, I began watching video of our good friend ...

3DS
 

9.5 Dragon Lapis

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I’ve been enjoying Dragon Lapis for the 3DS a lot. Check out my preview of the game here. And now its time for my review of Dragon Lapis. Is this a 3DS rpg that you’ll want to download? I like how Dragon ...

3DS
 

8.0 Detective Pikachu

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Even if you are not a long time fan of the Pokémon franchise, there is one thing you probably do know: Pokémon don’t talk to humans and humans don’t talk to Pokémon. Sure, based on emotions of a Pokémon - or even ...

3DS
 

7.0 Machine Knight

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There are not too many developers releasing 3DS eshop games at anymore. Most of the developers have switched over to the Switch. One of the developers that it is still putting out games for the 3DS is KEMCO. Their ...

3DS
 

6.5 Squareboy Vs. Bullies: Arena Edition

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I reviewed Squareboy Vs. Bullies: Arena Edition on the Nintendo Switch. I thought the game was good but not a great game. Last week, Squareboy was brought to the Nintendo 3DS. Is the game better on the 3DS, not as ...

3DS
 

9.0 Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon

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The typical Pokémon generation of video games has been highlighted by two initial releases, followed by one ‘complete’ release. You had Pokémon Red and Blue, and then Pokémon Yellow. You had Gold and Siler, and then ...

3DS
 
 

7.5 Shadows: Awakening

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Released just over a month ago, Shadows: Awakening is an isometric dungeon-crawler RPG with a rich storyline and intriguing game mechanics. Brought to us by Slovakian developer Games Farm, Awakening is the second ...

XBox One
 

9.0 Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

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When Assassin’s Creed Origins launched last year it became quickly apparent that the major changes to the franchise propelled that release to my favourite Assassin’s Creed game to date, and it was a sentiment shared ...

XBox One
 

9.5 Forza Horizon 4

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Forza Horizon 4 is much more of the same, and while there aren't any great leaps or improvements over Forza Horizon 3, a brand new setting, with new cars and new objectives keeps the game fresh enough for long time ...

XBox One
 

8.5 Valkyria Chronicles 4

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As a novice to the Valkyria Chronicles franchise, I wasn't sure what to expect when booting up my first experience. From friends in the industry, the original Valkyria Chronicles was very good, followed up by some ...

XBox One
 

9.0 NHL 19

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Despite being a Canadian, and despite loving the sport of hockey, I took a break from the annual NHL EA Sports release for the 2018 iteration, and during a year heavy with impressive titles from developers across ...

XBox One
 

9.0 Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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Back in 2013, Square Enix, in partnership with Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal began to recreate the Tomb Raider franchise with a trilogy of games that would launch over the next 5 years. It began ...

XBox One
 
 

8.5 Starlink: Battle for Atlas

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When Starlink was officially announced, and a partnership with Nintendo was formally shown off - which included the Starfox Crew! - there was a lot of hype and a ton of hesitation. As more and more companies opted ...

Nintendo Switch
 

8.0 Super Mario Party

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Although I've always enjoyed the Mario Party franchise - mostly because it allows all my family to come together for one great evening of gaming - the past few releases in the franchise have been a bit subpar for ...

Nintendo Switch
 

8.5 Scribblenauts Mega Pack

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When our own Daniel Fugate reviewed Scribblenauts Showdown, he felt the game had a lot of promise on Nintendo Switch, but lacked some of those key, classic Scribblenauts mechanics. Warner Bros. Interactive ...

Nintendo Switch
 

8.0 Into the Breach

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I love turn-based strategy games. And amazingly, the Nintendo Switch has a bunch of them. Another one was added to the list last week: Into the Breach! I received a review code of the game and have been playing it. ...

Nintendo Switch
 

8.5 Detective Gallo

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I finally have my review of Detective Gallo for Nintendo Switch. I should fax this review to Gallo. I don’t want a repeat of what happened last time. What do I think of the gumshoe’s latest adventure? ...

Nintendo Switch
 

9.5 Cosmic Star Heroine

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The Nintendo Switch already has many wonderful rpgs: everything from Jrpgs like Octopath to Western ones like Skyrim. And we see more rpgs coming to the system all the time. Not that I’m complaining! I love ...

Nintendo Switch