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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

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

8

Little Bug (Xbox Series X) – Review

Published by RedDeerGames and Fig, and developed by Buddy System, ‘Little Bug’ is a 2D side-scrolling, puzzle platform indie game originally released on Steam in 2018 and now available on home consoles. Players will take control of Nyah and the story begins with her hopping off the school bus and

7

TY The Tasmanian Tiger HD – Review

G’day, mate! Let’s take a step back in time to 2002 as we get to relive the PS2 Aussie Crash Bandicoot spinoff, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger HD. Krome Studios have brought back this classic gem and put it on the current generation of consoles, and this review was done on

9.5

Metroid Dread – Review

Ever since the announcement of the Nintendo Switch, fans have been desperate for any news of a return of Samus Aran. There were teasers and hints, but nothing solid to say we would be playing a game in the Metroid universe anytime soon. Then one fateful day in June of

8

In Sound Mind – Review

The shoe that fits one person, pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. A rather fitting quote by Carl Jung for my experience with “In Sound Mind” by developer We Make Stuff. I’m not usually an avid fan of the horror genre, however, the concept

6.5

SkateBIRD – Review

Published and developed by indy studio Glass Bottom Games, ‘SkateBIRD’ is a skateboarding simulation game similar to the Tony Hawk series, except with players taking control of a literal bird riding a skateboard the size of a Tech Deck instead of a pro skater. The game’s plot tells the story

10

Life Is Strange: True Colors – Review

Developed by Deck Nine and published by Square Enix, Life Is Strange: True Colors is an emotional rollercoaster that will have you in tears of joy and sadness. True Colors is a decision and consequence-based RPG; however, it feels more like an interactive animated movie. For me it was a

9

Road 96 (Nintendo Switch) – Review

Road 96 is a new and brilliant choose your own adventure narrative game from Digixart. It is available on Steam and Switch, and it is definitely worth checking out. Road 96 takes place in the fictional nation of Petria ruled by President Tyrak. After a tragic bombing in 1986 that

8

Greak: Memories Of Azur – Review

One of the oldest sayings still about is “don’t judge a book by its cover,” and it has never been more prevalent than my experience with Greak: Memories of Azur. Developed by Navegante Entertainment and published by the legendary Team17, this visually alluring side scroller adventure game both kicked my

10

Hades (Xbox Series X) – Review

Hades is a roguelike action dungeon crawler made by Supergiant Games, and winner of 50+ GOTY awards for 2020, and is finally making its way to release on the Xbox and Playstation platforms. Players are placed in the role of Zagreus, the son of Hades, as he attempts to escape

8

Cris Tales – Review

In my entire gaming history, I never thought I would have to explain to someone else how to manipulate time with a talking frog. Now I have piqued your interest, let me tell you more about the new age JRPG that has captivated my heart. Cris Tails, published by Modus

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Macrotis: A Mother’s Journey – Review

Published by EastAsiaSoft and developed by Proud Dinosaurs, Macrotis: A Mother’s Journey is an indie, 2.5D puzzle-platform game originally released in 2019 on various consoles, and now available on Nintendo Switch. The story begins with Mother Bilby and her children trying to survive a dangerous storm with a hurricane approaching.

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Boomerang X – Review

Developed by Dang! and published by Devolver Digital, ‘Boomerang X’, releasing on the 9th of July is an adjusting arena fighter with a boomerang that you get to toss, teleport, and use multiple abilities with to clear each stage and move to the next. Boomerang X is all about small/medium/big

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