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Unraveling the Terrors: A Dive into Venture to the Vile (PC)

Having played so many Metroidvanias in the last few years, I have encountered both similar and unique features of this very popular genre. Coming into the gaming industry with an original idea must be very challenging, so when I say that Venture to the Vile is a very original take on a Metroidvania, I definitely mean it. Immerse yourself in a twisted dark fantasy game where you venture into the unknown, utilizing your logic skills and navigating the challenging 3D…

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Pine Hearts -a Charming Adventure/Puzzle Game -Trailer

We’re always looking for fun, charming games, especially if they are coming to the Nintendo Switch. Pine Hearts is coming next week to the systema and looks very good. Pine Hearts will release on the Nintendo Switch on May 23rd! Thats a week from today! This game looks absolutely charming. You play as Tyke, who explores a cozy world full of puzzles, tools, abilities to learn, and of course you can pet dogs too! There is no combat in the…

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Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition – Announcement Trailer

Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition was recently rumored and now it turns out its true. Nintendo is making a game with over 150 challenges for players to take on. Check out the announcement trailer below. Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on July 18th, 2024. There will be 150 challenges in the game that take place over 13 NES games. Nintendo World Championships is now available for pre-order on the eshop. There will also…

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The Fall of Elena Temple Review

Are you looking for a new puzzle platformer to check out? Then you might want to take a look at The Fall of Elena Temple! Here is our review. In the Fall of Elena Temple, a treasure hunter named Elena falls into a temple. She wants all the coins and so she’ll navigate traps and dungeons to get them. Its not a great story but this is a puzzle platformer and most games in this genre have no story. This…

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More Thoughts From Me: Indie World Showcase Return Is Not Bad

Today’s Indie World Showcase is over and…well…it wasn’t too bad. Let’s talk about it! The Indie World Showcase today was not too bad. It wasn’t great either to be honest. There were some big standout games that we have to talk about though! First of all, cowabunga dude! I was surprised to see a TMNT game during today’s Indie World Showcase. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Spintered Fate is not a sidescrolling beat ’em up. Instead, its an overhead roguelike where…

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A Zelda-like Bullet-Hell With A Cozy Enchanting Vibe- PC Review.

Metroidvanias have gotten so diverse that nowadays we can find practically any subgenre in them. Yet, up until now there have been so many games released that it’s been harder and harder to really capture the attention of a lover of this genre. Which is why when I was made aware of a game called Minishoot’ Adventures, I wasn’t sure what I was getting myself into. Now, normally people read the summary of the game, find out from what other…

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Princess Peach Showtime Review

Princess Peach Showtime gives the Mushroom Kingdom monarch a new spotlight game. Is it worth checking out? Is it fun? Here is our review of Princess Peach Showtime! In Princess Peach Showtime, Peach finds herself and some Toads going to a theater for some entertainment. Unfortunately, a new villain picks that time to take over the theater and so Peach has to save the day by going into different areas of the theater and assuming new identities to face unique…

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Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase Announced for 2/21/24

Nintendo has announced a Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase for this Wednesday. It will be the first Direct of the year. Nintendo has officially announced a Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase for this Wednesday. It will be on-demand at 8am central. The Direct will be 25 minutes long and cover games for Nintendo’s “publishing and development” partners. What this means is that there will be no Nintendo published games shown during this Direct. It had been rumored that Nintendo was going to…

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2D Dark Fantasy Metroidvania Platformer- RIN: The Last Child

It’s the beginning of the year 2024, and we are already starting with some amazing Metroidvanias. It’s been a while since I’ve played a game that took inspiration from games like Ori and The Blind Forest and I am not complaining.  Developed and published by Space Fox Games, the developers have created a mythological fantasy exploration platformer, RIN: The Last Child. This game takes on an adventure to restore order in a mystical world and save the fate of her…

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Lil’ Guardsman Review

Adventure games are such a great genre and we’ve had some excellent ones lately. Is Lil’ Guardsman for the Nintendo Switch another one you should check out? Here is our review! Lil’ Guardsman is an Adventure game where you play as Lil’, a young girl who has to start doing her father’s job in the Guard’s shed. The shed is the place that either lets people into the town or tells them to go away. Lil’ Guardsman is a fantasy…

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