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Pokémon Violet – Review

It’s Christmas for Pokémon fans all over. This year we have had not one, but two Pokémon game releases. This is unheard of. Usually, one generation is released, and then in 1-3 years, a new one will come out, but not in 2022, baby! 10 months after Pokémon Legends Arceus

6

No Man’s Sky (Nintendo Switch) – Review

After a long trek of around 6 years, No Man’s Sky has arrived on Nintendo Switch. Hello Games’ ever-expanding space exploration survival game welcomes a Switch port of the title in line with the release of the Waypoint (4.0) update. The update follows an expanse of ongoing improvements since its

8

Dropsy – Review

Dropsy is a demented but oddly endearing point-and-click adventure developed by A Jolly Corpse, and of course, published by the connoisseurs of weird, Devolver Digital. This seemingly twisted and grotesque game will take you on a journey of tragedy, loss, and love, and is the epitome of the statement “Don’t

7.5

Session: Skate Sim – Review

The wait is finally over. Session: Skate Sim has released its full version, with new features added, some removed, and DLC and future updates to come. Is this the game/sim you are looking for in your future virtual skate endeavors? Let’s find out. Developed by crea-ture Studios Inc., Session: Skate

Beacon Pines – Preview

Beacon Pines is a cute adventure game developed by Hiding Spot and published by Fellow Traveller, sitting under the ‘Visual Novel’ genre. We start the game by opening a book and that is where our story and the true journey begin, and we are introduced to Luka, a young lad

8

ANNO: Mutationem – Review

Published by Lightning Games and developed by ThinkingStars, ANNO: Mutationem is a cyberpunk-themed, action adventure RPG game that mixes 2D characters sprites with 3D environments. Already released on PlayStation 4|5 and PC earlier this year and receiving very positive feedback from players and critics, this action-packed, 2D side-scroller is now

4

Path Of Titans (Nintendo Switch) – Review

Dinosaurs have been in plenty of games before, from Tomb Raider, Turok, Ark, and Second Extinction. All these games, however, have you killing these magnificent beasts. Path of Titans breaks the mold and puts you behind the wheel of the dino itself. This MMO Survival game, Developed and Published by

10

Cult Of The Lamb – Review

Have you ever wanted to start a cult? Well, in ‘Cult of the Lamb’ you get to do just that! From Developers, Massive Monster, and publishers Devolver Digital, Cult of the Lamb is the single-player, action-adventure cult simulator you have been waiting for. Destroy your enemies, sacrifice your worshippers or

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

8

Kao The Kangaroo – Review

I think somewhere in our storied gaming history, every one of us grew up with a favorite gaming mascot. Some stand-outs would have to be Crash Bandicoot, Sonic, Spyro, or Banjo Kazooie, while lesser, yet still formidable known heroes such as Gex or Croc, made a short but sweet appearance

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

Hotel Transylvania: Scary-Tale Adventures – Review

Drac and his associates are back but this time they are telling tales. Hotel Transylvania: Scary Tale Adventures is an adventure platforming game set in the Hotel Transylvania universe and follows the release of the fourth Transylvania film Transformania. The game was developed by DRAKHAR STUDIO and published by Outright

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,

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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

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