Review – Capcom Fighting Collection

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Few companies can match Capcom when it comes to the realm of fighting games. Headlined by Street Fighter but supplemented by several genre-mates over the years, anytime these titles come together is cause for celebration. Plenty of compilations from Capsule Computers are already available on Switch, but for once we’re…

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Review – Mario Strikers: Battle League

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Of all the things Nintendo announced back in February, reviving a dormant Mario sports franchise after 15 years was one of the most surprising. Super Mario Strikers has long been one of my go-to GameCube games when looking to get a bit nostalgic with my family, and nostalgia tends to…

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Review – Card Shark

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: Reviews, Switch

I’ve admittedly not been blown away by any video game offerings from the major AAA studios for a while now. Games have become so expensive to produce that the big companies tend to stick to the tried and true to avoid risks. But I’m a person who appreciates games that…

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Review – Nintendo Switch Sports

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: Reviews, Switch

The latest entry in the Wii Sports series, Nintendo Switch Sports, has finally landed in our hands and I’ve been able to spend a ton of time with it over the last few days. Six sports are available to play at launch: Volleyball, Badminton, and Soccer are all brand-new to…

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Review – Bugsnax for Nintendo Switch

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: Reviews, Switch

When I picked up Bugsnax for this review, I knew that it started life as an exclusive launch title for the PS5, but little else. I thought that Bugsnax was the name of the protagonist, and that it would be your standard quirky adventure game. Instead I was greeted to…

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Review – Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

If you’re remotely familiar with my taste in games or our coverage here at Nintendo Wire you’ll know that Kirby floats high above the rest as a personal favorite. The pink puffball has endeared himself to plenty, and 2018’s Kirby Star Allies was one I eagerly awaited as soon as…

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Review – 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim for Switch

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Let’s not waste time – 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim is a testament to video games as both art and a storytelling medium. This was one of my favorites of 2020 and will likely be a favorite of 2022 all over again. If the idea of a multi-character science fiction narrative…

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Review – Rune Factory 5

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Few games these days still have to make “the great 3D leap” — transitioning into a whole new plane of view with camera work and controls. While discussion of the process is well-found amongst the game critic intelligentsia (“Sonic had a bit of a rough transition into 3D” is one…

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