Lonesome Village Review (Nintendo Switch)

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Published on February 23rd, 2024 by Kirsten G.

Puzzles have been a mainstay element of games for almost as long as the medium has been around. Survival Horror often relies on them, from Silent Hill to Signalis, and entire games have been made around them like the Professor Layton series. One genre that has often neglected the use of puzzles is the social …

Paleo Pines Review (Nintendo Switch)

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Published on February 13th, 2024 by Natan C.

While the dinosaurs may be long dead, they still live on in modern culture. For decades, people around the world have grown up being fascinated by these deceased reptiles. From toys populating bedrooms to Jurassic tales on the big screen, our fascination with dinosaurs is clear to see, and living alongside them is the dream …

Crymachina Review (Nintendo Switch)

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Published on January 25th, 2024 by Kierra Lanier

What makes someone a human? Is it the presence of a human soul required? Do they need to have a beating heart? Or is there some other, arbitrary measurement? This is a question that plenty of science fiction have already touched upon and Crymachina enters the ring to bring its own story to the table. …

Atelier Marie Remake: The Alchemist of Salburg Review (Switch)

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Published on January 24th, 2024 by Gervais D.

Many Atelier games have made their way to the Nintendo Switch, but it’s finally time for the one that started it all. Atelier Marie: The Alchemist of Salburg was first released on the PlayStation console as the Atelier title that sparked the many more that came after it. Enhanced ports were, of course, released; however, …

Fate Samurai/Remnant Review (Nintendo Switch)

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Published on January 24th, 2024 by Kierra Lanier

The musou genre has seen significant popularity in the last few years, with Omega Force pumping out crossovers from several popular series, such as Legend of Zelda and Fire Emblem. Fate Samurai/Remnant is the newest entry in the musou crossover universe, although this isn’t its first rodeo outside of its original genre as a visual …

Silent Hope Review (Nintendo Switch)

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Published on January 20th, 2024 by Gervais D.

Silent Hope is another ARPG from Marvelous and XSeeds. What’s surprising is that it’s set in the Rune Factory universe, although its story and characters remain separate. There’s no farming or building up relationships in this one, too. But there is combat and dungeon exploring to try and keep them off your mind. Story The …

Wargroove 2 Review (Nintendo Switch)

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Published on December 4th, 2023 by Kierra Lanier

Wargroove has made a name for itself on the Nintendo Switch, coming at a time when strategy games were still sparse. Its release was met with great success, and four years later, Wargroove 2 has released after much anticipation. After the success of the first game, does Wargroove 2 bring enough to the table to …

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles Review

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Published on November 19th, 2023 by Kirsten G.

Anime has reached new heights in 2023, with more and more content coming out and recognition spanning further than it ever has. People are finding new ways to bring this content to the ever-growing audience, though to varying degrees of success. While the market seems to be focused on live action adaptations for the past …

Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key Review (Switch)

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Published on November 9th, 2023 by Gervais D.

I remember the day I started Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout. It was the first Atelier game I played, and I only decided to try it by chance. Nevertheless, I was glad I did, as it got me into the massive haul of Atelier games. About four years have passed and Ryza …

Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness Review (Switch)

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Published on October 26th, 2023 by Kels G.

Made in Abyss is a series that has both a manga as well as anime that spans over 11 volumes, 23 episodes, and 3 movies at this time. This charming looking anime looks fluffy at first, but as you dive into the nitty gritty you realize there are many dark and mature themes as well …