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Game Review: Fe (Switch)

Game Review: Fe (Switch)

Fe is an action-adventure title by Zoink and the first in the EA Originals series promoting indie titles. It was released worldwide on February 16th across many platforms. The game is very bright and focuses on the relationships in nature. You control a forest creature, who relies on communicating melodically with fellow creatures in the area. This game received quite a substantial amount of hype, so how did it fare?

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Game Review: Mutant Mudds Collection (Switch)

Game Review: Mutant Mudds Collection (Switch)

Mutant Mudds Collection is a 12 bit retro-style platformer developed by Renegade Kid. Originally released on Nintendo 3DS in  2012, the Collection is the definitive version of the game. The Nintendo Switch version includes the original game, plus Mutant Mudds super challenge and the Tetris-esque Mudd Blocks! The game stars a young boy named Max armed with just a water gun. He travels through different levels and fights off alien mudd monsters. This game is clearly inspired by the early 90’s platformers of yesterday! How did it fare? Let’s dive in the MUDD!

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Game Review: Crawl (Switch)

Game Review: Crawl (Switch)

Crawl is dungeon crawling game where you can complete against yourself or your friends. This game was originally released in 2014 on Steam and developed by Powerhoof. It’s part of the retro wave, and is done entirely in 8-bit. The game gives you the nostalgia of early NES titles like The Legend of Zelda, Phantasy Star and Dungeon Master. Crawl is a role-playing game where you assume the character and ‘hack-n-slash’ to gather items and experience. Once you get to the dungeon boss, it will either by controlled by a CPU or your friend. You can either continue on, or if you’re defeated, you switch roles! How did this title fare? Let’s enter the dungeon!

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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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