Independent developers have been turning to the Metroidvania genre for quite a while now, to the the point that it’s become a bit of a trope. Some developers can take the genre and explore new things, or pull off the basics really well, to create some of the best games around. Games like Axiom Verge or Dead Cells do this wonderfully. While Nintendo consoles are certainly the origins of the genre, ...[Read More]
Back when the leaks started circulating from Laura Kate Dale, I laughed out loud at the absolute insanity of the idea, and yet here I am with the game in my hands and I couldn’t be more surprised. Rabbids, the aggravating little bunnies that arguably ruined the Rayman name on the Wii, so much so that the Rabbids franchise no longer touts the Rayman branding at all. Add in cartoons that felt ...[Read More]
A while back I played a preview of Phantom Trigger, which was developed by Bread Team and published by Tiny Build. During that preview, I came away pretty intrigued at the general premise of the story, but I wasn’t enthralled with the combat. Now the game has launched on PC and Switch and has been available for the past couple weeks. Usually, I would have had this review done a while back, f...[Read More]
Slime-san, from developer Fabraz, is something truly special. While at first glance it looks like a Super Meat Boy clone or something of the sort, this game has so much charm, personality, and challenge that it sets itself apart and I couldn’t put it down. It is a game that rewards continuous play and forces players to learn the rules of the world or have no hope of survival. Each death, exc...[Read More]
This is where I want to see the Switch thrive. Sure, having awesome games is a must and we still really need that Virtual Console, but there are few things more awesome than the accessory possibilities for the system. Yesojo, a Chinese company based out of Shenzhen, is working on what’s called the Ojo Projector. This magical dock will allow Switch players to project their gameplay to just ab...[Read More]
The Switch is quickly becoming one of my favorite ways to enjoy retro-inspired games, especially if Neo-Geo games are a favorite. Switch players may have just received another reason to load up the E-Shop, as Retro City Rampage DX is now available.
Get excited squid kids because some awesome Splatoon 2 accessories have just been released! Unfortunately, you’re going to have a hard time getting your hands on a these if you live in the United States because these peripherals are currently only available in Japan and Europe. Hopefully they’ll make their way overseas and to other regions in the near future, but it doesn’t look ...[Read More]
Aspyr Media and Digital Continue, announce Next Up Hero for the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo switch.
Get the robots ready! Death Squared is coming to the Nintendo Switch, July 13th! Get ready for a fun game that you can play solo or with friends in your very own home. While some of our staff have played the game, this is one title you’ll want to check out.
Nintendo is really pushing it this year with lots of games and more. Today is a sweet little list of games and other things you’ll get to pick up. The list has been provided below.
We’ve seen some pretty awesome games on the Nintendo Switch, with many of the main releases getting stellar reviews from our writers. However, many are still wondering what Nintendo plans for the future of its online services, being that they announced to be moving towards a premium model. Following in the footsteps of Xbox Live and PlayStation Plus, Nintendo’s service can be bought mo...[Read More]
Desperate for recovery from a strange illness, Stan agrees to a unusual test that has him exploring a surreal, neon world. Phantom Trigger is a new project being published by Tiny Build and is being developed by the two man team, Bread Team. Players will control Stan as he hacks and slashes his way through pixelated enemies in a weird environment, meeting quirky characters and exploring his psyche...[Read More]