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7.5

Gamedec (Nintendo Switch) – Review

In a distant but not so unrealistic future, society lives and functions through a virtual world where games take the forefront of public interaction. ‘Gamedec’ by Anshar Studios, thrusts you into the world of a Gamedec, the name given to an online detective in this cyberpunk dystopian world. After choosing

9.5

Mini Motorways – Review

Mini Motorways is the second game created by Dinosaur Polo Club, a New Zealand-based studio working out of Wellington, and their first title Mini Metro was well-received by indie lovers. In Mini Motorways, you will build a road network and have the city booming with traffic. As you build your

7

Seven Pirates H – Review

There are a group of fearless developers in the gaming industry, ones that aren’t afraid to push the boundary and release ecchi-inspired games. Felistella, known for multiple games of the fan service genre, has collaborated with publisher EastAsiaSoft to revive a PS Vita title for the Nintendo Switch. Seven Pirates

7.5

Dodgeball Academia – Review

Now, ‘Dodgeball Academia’ by Pocket Trap and Ivan Freire is certainly one of the more unique games I have played in a while. Who would have thought a sports game and an RPG would have smashed together so fluidly? Not me, that’s for sure. You play as our hero, Otto,

8.5

Kraken Academy!! – Review

Ah, High School, surviving those days was hard enough but after playing ‘Kraken Academy’ it really puts things in perspective. Developers ‘Happy Broccoli Games’ have created a very unique narrative-driven adventure that doesn’t seem to shy away from the wild side. Originally released on PC in 2021, this indie extravaganza

6

Wife Quest – Review

I never thought I would be saying “Give me my husband back”, but here we are on a wife’s quest to get her hubby back from those rascally monster girls… Wife Quest, developed by Pippin Games, is a 2D retro-style platformer where you play as the cute and charismatic former

8

Primordia (Nintendo Switch) – Review

Primordia is a retro-styled point-and-click adventure game, developed by Wormwood Studios and published by Wadjet Eye Games. Primordia was originally released on PC in 2012, mobiles in 2016, and it has currently made its way onto the Nintendo Switch. Primordia is filled with memorable characters, a great in-depth evolving story,

8

Grand Mountain Adventure: Wonderlands – Review

Small independent developers have been a blessing for the Nintendo Switch with an expansive library dedicated to their many games. Toppluva are set to join those ranks with their ski exploration game, ‘Grand Mountain Adventure: Wonderlands,’ published by Microids. Originally developed as a mobile game, this full release is set

9

Triangle Strategy (Nintendo Switch) – Review

When it comes to tactical role-playing games, Tomoya Asano has a certain affinity for creating deep and meaningful worlds. Triangle Strategy is the brand new game by ‘Artdink’ that was produced by the highly coveted ‘Square Enix,’ and is a wonderful pairing of talents and insights. Releasing exclusively on the

7.5

What Lies In The Multiverse – Review

Dr. Strange isn’t the only one to travel through and open the multiverse this year. A young kid, who doesn’t know how to introduce himself, unlocks the multiverse and glitches into another universe one day while researching the multiverse theory on his computer. Erwin his pet cat, like most cats

9

Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes – Review

Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes is a tower defence pinball game, created by Zing Games Inc and Developed by Firefly Games Inc. There are hero characters to unlock, with the default character being Burnjamin, a knight who wears dragon armour. There are 10 different heroes to unlock and play, each with

7

Welcome To Elk – Review

WELCOME TO ELK! A mysterious island, filled with mysterious people who all have a story to tell, and way too much beer. Welcome to Elk is a biographical adventure/visual storytelling game focusing on true stories told by characters based on real people. Developed and published by Triple Topping, this awesome

8

OlliOlli World – Review

All good things come in three – and OlliOlli is no different, with British game developer Roll7 returning for their upcoming third game “OlliOlli World”, now skating closer to its release date! OlliOlli World is a bright, colourful, and downright fun 2D-platforming skateboarding game. You start off in the new

9

Pokémon Legends: Arceus – Review

“It is the heavenly fount from which pours the light that shines across Hisui. Its luminance guides and protects all Pokémon. Hisuian mythology states that Arceus is the creator of all things.” This is the Data entry for the mythical creature known as Arceus. With Arceus being the frontrunner of

6

Queeny Army (Nintendo Switch) – Review

The run ‘n’ gun genre has been around for a very long time, with greats such as ‘Contra’, ‘Metal Slug’ and hybrid games such as ‘Megaman’; the benchmark that many aspire to match. Queeny Army, developed by Lemoonpie games, with the help of EastAsiaSoft publishing work, have created a very

OlliOlli World (Hands-On) – Preview

All good things come in threes – and OlliOlli is no different, with British game developer Roll7 returning for their upcoming third game “OlliOlli World”, now skating closer to its release date. OlliOlli World is a bright, colourful and downright fun 2D-platforming skateboarding game. You start off in the new

8.5

Arcadia Fallen (Nintendo Switch) – Review

Alchemy. It’s never really touched on in video games. The main magic in games is usually that of chaos or healing. However, the team at Galdra Studios brings us a modern fantasy visual novel called Arcadia Fallen. Arcadia Fallen was initially released on steam in November 2021 but has now

8

Trash Sailors – Review

Surviving the high seas is a challenge, but with a trusty crew and the right amount of trash, you can overcome the hardiest of sea voyages. In this new game by developers fluckyMachine and publisher Tiny Build comes a unique world where one man’s trash is a ship Captain’s treasure.

6

Gang Beasts (Nintendo Switch) – Review

Created by Boneloaf, a UK studio started by three brothers, and published by Double Fine, this epic indie fighter is now available on the Nintendo Switch. ‘Gang Beasts’ is not the most technical fighter on the market; it features a bunch of gelatinous faceless characters that can be dressed up

9

Death’s Door (Nintendo Switch) – Review

Earlier this year, the small yet incredibly talented team from Acid Nerve released a wonderfully weird game named Death’s Door. With backing from Devolver Digital as their publisher, it was in very good hands from the beginning, and now Nintendo Switch owners get a chance to play this top-down, action-adventure

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