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Review: Sonic Mania Plus

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Easily one of the most satisfying and fun experiences you could have on Switch and any system was Sonic Mania. The return to roots for Sega’s Blue Blur wasn’t just a celebration of everything Sonic was in his prime; it also represented a joining of experienced fans and developers to…

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Review: Wolfenstein II on Nintendo Switch

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is the third AAA port to the Switch from the good folks over at Panic Button Games, and in my opinion, it’s the most ambitious venture of them all. With last year’s fantastic ports of Doom and Rocket League, Panic Button had some mighty big…

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Review: Pocket Rumble on Switch

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Pocket Rumble has had a long development cycle filled with numerous delays and bouts of silence from the creators, but, luckily, it’s finally available for purchase for Switch. The game had two Kickstarter campaigns, a Steam beta, a premature release date announced during a Nintendo Indies Direct, and over a…

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Review: 20XX on Switch

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Mega Man clones are a dime a dozen. Many have tried to fill the void left by the franchise’s eight year hiatus, with one in particular proving not every Man deserves to be Mighty. Thankfully the good folks over at Batterystaple Games seem to know what’s up, paying homage to…

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Review: Mario Tennis Aces

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

With how many Mario spinoffs there are it’s easy to forget that they aren’t all made equal. For every Mario Party 2, there’s a Mario Party 9, making me second guess when I should get excited. The Mario Tennis series has been on a losing streak for a while now,…

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Review: Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: Reviews, Switch

When I was growing up in the ‘90s, I was part of a pretty Nintendo-centric family. I grew up on the SNES, N64, and the Game Boy, but my nextdoor neighbor’s family had a PlayStation. We’d gather in his basement frequently and play two games: Tekken 3 and Crash Bandicoot….

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Review: Lumines Remastered on Nintendo Switch

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Even if how we achieve this varies, everyone who plays games is out to experience and lose themselves in something different — something special. Maybe it’s the story of the world that manages to seal the deal, but sometimes the gameplay and the aesthetic itself are just that good that…

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Review: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Even though practically every RPG out there promises an epic journey of exploration and discovery, very few of them accurately capture that feeling of uncovering a whole new world. With Ys VIII, however, developer Falcom has aimed to put that experience at the core of the game, and it’s pretty…

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Review: Hollow Knight on Nintendo Switch

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Some games define a generation. Others, an entire genre. And if that bit of dramatism doesn’t foreshadow just how absurdly good Hollow Knight is, I don’t know what will. Surprise-released during E3 to the shock of many, Team Cherry’s derelict dungeon-diver is a Metroidvania for the ages; one that stands…

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