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Review: Oninaki

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Few studios’ oeuvres make me as ambivalent as Tokyo RPG Factory’s. Established in the wake of Bravely Default’s success in order to develop more classically styled JRPGs, TRPGF premiered in 2016 with I am Setsuna, which, despite being stylistically one-note and a mite derivative, was promising of things to come,…

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Review: Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

The storied history of Fire Emblem localizations is something I’ve delved into many times in the past, but at this point the series’ present speaks for itself. Here we are with a massive and contemporary title holding up Nintendo’s summer, letting the series’ growth speak for itself. Best of all,…

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Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Reviews, Switch

As Iron Man flies overhead firing repulsor beams at a dimensional rift channelling pure elemental fire, Miles Morales’ Spider-Man sets down some electric webbing to catch the possessed Doctor Strange off guard, giving Ms. Marvel the perfect opportunity to deliver a flurry of embiggened blows. Meanwhile, Ghost Rider is in…

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Review: Super Mario Maker 2

Categories: Reviews, Switch

I’ll say it loud and say it proud: Super Mario Maker is the best video game released for the Wii U home console. Not only is it a phenomenal showcase for the GamePad’s potential, but also fulfilled on the sky-high promise of infinite user created Mario stages for fans of…

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Review: Cadence of Hyrule

Categories: Reviews, Switch

From Mario invading Rabbids to Star Fox barrel rolling through Atlas, Nintendo’s no slouch when it comes to licensing out their franchises to third-party developers. The Legend of Zelda in particular has been around the block a few times, having three mainline entries — Oracle of Ages, Oracle of Seasons,…

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Review: My Friend Pedro on Switch

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Ever wondered if fruit could talk, what wisdom they’d impart? Apples would probably nag us to eat healthier, given their obsession with keeping doctors at bay. Berries would simply blather on about the past thanks to their uncanny ability to ‘member stuff. As for Pineapples… let’s be honest. They’d undoubtedly…

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Review – Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth

Categories: 3DS, Reviews

Anybody who’s kept up with my reviews on this site knows that I’m a big fan of the Etrian Odyssey series. It’s also not much of a secret that I’m a big fan of Persona, having indulged in most of the modern numbered titles and their various spinoffs. And you…

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Review: Crystal Crisis

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

If you’ve been a frequent reader here you’ll know that I love Puyo Puyo, Panel de Pon, and other cute competitive puzzle games through and through. A new challenger has appeared in that block-busting, pattern planning ring thanks to Nicalis and a surprising assortment of partnerships. Off the heels of…

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Review: Team Sonic Racing on Switch

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Sonic is the fastest thing alive, but every so often he gets behind the wheel to give the rest of his friends a fighting chance. The latest entry in Sonic’s karting adventures, Team Sonic Racing, has a few noteworthy issues, but it’s overall a worthy successor to Sumo Digital’s previous…

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Review – Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Categories: Reviews

When I was a kid, I used to imagine with the absolute wonder of a young boy what the world would look like if Pokémon were real. This thought was persistent, always sticking at the back of my mind because if I knew one thing, I knew it would be…

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