Cake Bash Review (Nintendo Switch)

Pastries have been too sweet for too long. Cake Bash, from the creative folks over at High Tea Frog and Coatsink, challenges players to become the sweetest dessert in the bakery by ‘bashing’ the cherry on top off of the competition. Does this cake reign supreme? Or is the soufflé a little flat? Put on …

Glyph Review (Nintendo Switch)

With the growing amount of puzzle games available on the Nintendo Switch, it’s important for new ones to stand out from the crowd. Glyph claws its way into the spotlight by combining nostalgic puzzle platforming movement with modern controls and physics. But is it a cave of wonder or should players leave it in the …

Hollow Knight Review (Nintendo Switch)

A melancholic warrior or hero of time is no stranger to the platforming world. But the hero that Team Cherry’s Hollow Knight gives players to control is definitely unique. The quiet warrior descends into the kingdom of Hallownest to save them from The Infection, a force that turns the residents of Hallownest into twisted antagonistic …

Paradise Killer Review (Nintendo Switch)

One of the most commonly seen criticisms of detective games is that they want to point the player towards one specific answer with a specific piece of evidence to corroborate. Not only is this frustrating, but also forces you to think the exact way the game wants you to think, leaving no other interpretation. Paradise …

Cris Tales Review (Nintendo Switch)

RPGs are known for their turn-based or live-action combat. Not many mixes these elements together, but there has been a handful that made it work. Cris Tales is one such game, which mixes turn-based combat with this real-time element. Story Cris Tales tells the tale of the orphan girl, Crisbell, who has just discovered her …

Poison Control Review (Nintendo Switch)

When we think about Hell, we think about darkness, fire, suffering, and terror. We imagine Hell to look somewhat how Dante Alighieri portrayed it in his Inferno, and there has been a long list of games that draw from these depictions of Hell (e.g. Dante’s Inferno, Doom, Diablo, and Devil May Cry). There seems to …

We Should Talk Review (Nintendo Switch)

Relationships are messy things. Drawing lines and defining what they entail can bring a mixed bag of emotions and history into play, further complicating an already tricky situation. What you say can be the difference between moving forward and burning down what you already have. This is the premise of We Should Talk, a short …

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Review (Nintendo Switch)

After years of rumors, Skyward Sword HD is finally here and set to find even more success on the Nintendo Switch. Not that it wasn’t successful on the Wii, mind you; its Metascore of 93 proves universal acclaim at the time. But a late 2011 release meant its sales were weaker (relatively speaking) as many …

Save Me Mr. Tako: Definitive Edition Review (Nintendo Switch)

The 1990’s introduced—among many things—the new and exciting concept of handheld gaming. With devices like the Gameboy and Game Gear, gamers had the freedom to take their favorite titles outside of the house and experience them wherever they wanted for the first time. There are many people who have very fond memories of those early …