Imagine you’re a Game Boy Color owner in 2001. By the end of the year, you’ve already powered through the two Legend of Zelda titles – Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons. They are amazing 2D experiences. Games of the Year. Games of the Decade, perhaps. Revolutionary. And then, out of nowhere, someone tells you that there’s a game that feels like that Zelda spinoff you’ve never heard of and it’s coming in mere months. Intrigue would be at an all-time high, right?
How do you make a successful follow up to a super popular indie title like Teslagrad, you ask? Well, that’s precisely what the people over at Rain Games had to figure out when they embarked on bringing World to the West to Switch owners. It turns out that if you take Teslagrad’s Euro-themed art style, give the player some options and a workable map, you’re off to a nice start.
Furi begins without much exposition. We’re introduced to the nameless player character being beaten and tormented by a menacing jailer on a stormy floating island. A mysterious hooded figure arrives, frees the player, and encourages him to escape with these words: “The jailer is the key. Kill him, and you’ll be free.”
Brawlout, the new fighting game from Angry Mob Games, debuted on the Switch on December 19th, 2017. The game has been heavily compared to Nintendo’s own Super Smash Bros franchise. The comparisons between the two games are very clear. The developers are clearly fans and have mirrored the things they loved about the franchise. The games are not identical though.Brawlout draws inspiration from a few previous fighting games, but creates one that is all their own. The game has several different modes, stages and unlockables. It also has online functionality, so you can play with friends all over the world. So, how did this game stack up? Let’s dive in!
Do you love top-down racing games, shoot-em-ups, and 80s aesthetics? If so, The Next Penelope might just be the perfect game for you.
Nonogram video games are nothing new. In a market largely dominated dominated by the Nintendo published Picross franchise, can Conceptis’ Pic-a-Pix Deluxe stand out on the Nintendo Switch eShop?
First-Person Shooters have come very far since their creation with the freelook in 1994 Bungie’s Marathon, to 3D in the mid to late 1990s, and then online multiplayer in the age of the internet. Can one actually strip all these commonplace features from a First-Person Shooter(FPS) and still make it good, can One More Dungeon actually do it? Read on to find out.
The creators of the amazing SteamWorld series have cobbled together a strategy game with a few twists. That strategy game is none other than SteamWorld Heist, which has be revved up into an Ultimate Edition on Nintendo Switch.
Stick it to the Man is a charming platformer-puzzle adventure developed by Zoink Games. It was originally released in 2013 on Steam. The game involves reading the minds of citizens in this fictional city and attaching stickers to solve puzzles. The game originally reminded me of a Nickelodeon version of Paper Mario. The characters are 2D and made of paper, but the world is dark and twisted. I had never heard of the game prior to playing it, so I went into this with no expectations. How did the game fare?
When the words “personality test co-op RPG” appeared in the description of Moon Hunters, I was intrigued. I wanted to find out more about this game.