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Game Review: World to the West (Switch)

Game Review: World to the West (Switch)

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.

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Game Review: Furi (Switch)

Game Review: Furi (Switch)

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.”

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Game Review: Brawlout (Switch)

Game Review: Brawlout (Switch)

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!

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Game Review: One More Dungeon (Switch)

Game Review: One More Dungeon (Switch)

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.

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Game Review: Stick it to the Man (Switch)

Game Review: Stick it to the Man (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?

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Game Review: Worms W.M.D (Switch)

Game Review: Worms W.M.D (Switch)

We’ve all played some form of 2D artillery game some point in our lives, be it a flash game or a console game. I’ve personally played Worms many years ago when I was young but years passed and 2D artillery games improved. So let’s take a look at how Worms W.M.D fare on the Nintendo Switch.

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Game Review: Dimension Drive (Switch)

Game Review: Dimension Drive (Switch)

Disclaimer alert – I haven’t always been a big fan of the “shmup” (shoot em’ up) genre of video games. Growing up, I found the genre to be an obnoxious bore of arcade titles that were either too easy or too hard and made no attempt to be good for anything other than killing time.

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