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Game Review: Violett (Switch)

Game Review: Violett (Switch)

Violett, developed by Forever Entertainment, was originally released in 2013 as a mobile. The game has since been remastered and ported onto the Nintendo Switch. The game is suggested to be played utilizing the Switch’s touchscreen capabilities. However, the controls have been adjusted to accommodate docked mode as well. This point and click adventure has some very unique puzzles that will rattle your brain. I decided to respect the developers and play this game in handheld mode only and jab the screen to completion.

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Game Review: Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon

Game Review: Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon

The time has come – Game Freak’s final Pokemon installment for the 3DS family is upon us. Shigeru Ohmori, Game Freak’s director, considers Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon as the “culmination” of their work on the 3DS family. In an IGN interview, he says the games “push the system to its absolute limits”.

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Game Review: Ittle Dew 2+ (Switch)

Game Review: Ittle Dew 2+ (Switch)

Nicalis’ Ittle Dew 2+, a follow up to 2013’s Ittle Dew, is an open world adventure with tons to see. Ittle and her pal Tippsie crash on a little island and must explore to repair their raft. This game is directly inspired from the earlier 2D, top down style Legend of Zelda games. The game was originally released in late 2016 on other platforms. The game is dripping with charm and adventure. Developers Ludosity Interactive have done a great job creating a smooth and compete package. I had never played the first game, so I was excited to download the title and begin playing!

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Game Review: Sonic Forces (Switch)

Game Review: Sonic Forces (Switch)

When Sonic Forces was first announced back in July of 2016, a lot of fans were excited. After the abysmal release of Sonic Boom, Sega announced that they were reshuffling their business and adjusting their corporate strategy. This left fans hopeful the next Sonic endeavor would be on par with the original games or the likes of Sonic Adventure.

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Game Review: Poi: Explorer Edition (Switch)

Game Review: Poi: Explorer Edition (Switch)

The Internet is abuzz with discussion around Nintendo’s latest 3D platforming masterpiece, Super Mario Odyssey. What many people don’t know, however, is that another 3D platformer, an indie gem called “Poi”, was released onto the Switch’s eShop just a few days before Odyssey’s big launch. This game is what we’ll be looking at today. So is Poi a joy, or a ploy? Read on to find out.

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