Review: Battle Chef Brigade

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: Reviews, Switch

I’ll cut right to the chase: Battle Chef Brigade is my second favorite game of 2017. First is Breath of the Wild, and a close third is Super Mario Odyssey. In late December, however, I downloaded Battle Chef Brigade on a whim and it swiftly shot to the top of…

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Review: Crawl on Nintendo Switch

Categories: Reviews, Switch

The old gaming gods are dead. Once worshipped in ancient arcade altars and offered countless quarters by a loyal congregation of followers, these dark deities preaching scriptures of local competitive play have long since been snuffed out by the celestial light of modern technology. Replaced by the almighty Internet and…

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Review: Floor Kids

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

As my Switch library’s grown I started to feel like something was missing. Every one of my favorite genres was represented in some way except for one crucial piece: a rhythm game. There were options, sure — and nothing against them — but it wasn’t until Floor Kids threw down…

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Review: Brawlout for Nintendo Switch

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: News, Reviews, Switch

I’m a huge fan of indie games that attempt to replicate a beloved series or genres. Games like Planet Freedom or Yooka-Laylee reflect the feeling of a bygone era for fans who want to relive some of their favorite, yet obsolete experiences. Other indie games, like Skullgirls, are made by…

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Review: Enter the Gungeon

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Guns and video games — a marriage seemingly as old as Father Time himself, feared by moms and demonized by politicians the world over. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, these controversial pickups remain one of the most diverse and useful tools in the game designer’s box, providing countless creative gameplay…

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Review: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Reviews, Switch

If you’ve been gaming in any capacity for the past decade you’ve no doubt played one of TT Games’ Lego-branded licensed adventures. Like clockwork, the company has pushed out at least one game every year since 2005, usually with the same basic mechanics and structure. Unfortunately, they quickly became hit-or-miss,…

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Review: The End is Nigh

Categories: Reviews, Switch

The Nintendo Switch is quickly becoming my go-to place to feed my appetite for punishingly hard platformers. Back in August the boldly bouncy Slime-san wormed its way into my brain, followed more recently by the gravity defying visionary VVVVVV. Soon we’ll see legendary game designer Edmund McMillen’s meaty mascot beefing…

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