Review: Code of Princess EX

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Some of my favorite arcade memories date back to side-scrolling beat ‘em ups. Games like Final Fight, The Simpsons, Golden Axe, and more always struck a chord both for their great challenge curves and their multiplayer potential. As a genre it struggled to persist once the industry shifted to home…

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Review: The Banner Saga 3

Categories: Reviews, Switch

While today it’s just a mildly fancy synonym for “story,” the term “saga” originally denoted specific histories — Nordic and Germanic yarns of the past, grand tales of journeys, feuds, and heroes that shaped the present day. And while many a fantasy series or book has utilized the term for…

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Review: Mega Man X Legacy Collection

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

With 30 years’ worth of adventures you’d think tastes would vary for Mega Man fans just as much as the robot’s adaptive abilities do. While the Classic games are always what comes to mind for me and I know plenty of fans of Legends and Battle Network, it’s Mega Man…

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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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