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Live A Live – Review

I would bet that every gamer has at least one blind spot in terms of influential games that they have either missed or just never got around to playing. Maybe, it’s several games you missed, multiple protagonists that you never got a chance to connect with. In the case of

10

LOUD (Nintendo Switch) – Review

‘LOUD’ is a new rhythm-based game created by HyperStange, and published by QubicGames. LOUD will have you hitting riffs as you play along to the custom soundtracks created for the game. Players will take on the role of a teenage girl, Astrid, as she is in her room rocking out

9

Capcom Fighting Collection – Review

Back in the 90s when arcades around the world were still booming, there was a highly likely chance every arcade goer played one of Capcom’s many coin-operated machines scattered around not just in arcades, but also at shopping centres, cinemas, convenience stores, and more. While 1987’s ‘Street Fighter’ was the

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

DEADCRAFT – Review

Ah, the old survival Zombie games, basically its own game genre at this stage and one which quite frankly, has a seen a significant number try and fail. When I first laid eyes on the trailer for ‘Deadcraft’, however, a spark of hope ignited in me, thinking this could very

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,

9

Kirby And The Forgotten Land – Review

The very first Nintendo game I ever played was Kirby’s dreamland, and it absolutely blows my mind that this little puffball is turning 30. HAL Laboratory have marked this special occasion with Kirby’s most ambitious adventure yet, ‘Kirby and the Forgotten Land.’ It is here, that we get to experience

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

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

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

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

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

7

Nerf Legends – Review

For my entire childhood, Nerf guns were a staple in fuelling my imagination of a wild shoot-out in my backyard or living room. Whether I was trying to emulate Rambo with a giant machinegun-style Nerf blaster as a kid, or John Wick with a Nerf pistol as an adult, the

8

Grow: Song Of The Evertree – Review

With so many high-octane and fast-paced shooters releasing in a short window of time, it’s nice to know that there are games that are happy to slow things down. Developed by Prideful Sloth and published by 505 Games, a new relaxing world builder has entered the chat, and that game

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