Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Review (Nintendo Switch)

What started as a 3DS digital-only exclusive back in 2014 has grown to be a three-part series that spans multiple consoles. Even past Azure Striker Gunvolt, there are several spinoff series, such as Mighty Gunvolt and Gunvolt Chronicles. Overall, this series has appeared to have quite a bit of success, which Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 …

Game Builder Garage Review (Nintendo Switch)

In the realm of game makers, the Nintendo Switch has Super Mario Maker 2, RPG Maker MV, and now, Game Builder Garage. The first two have maintained a reasonable fan base with RPG Maker offering a successful PC version since the series’ initial release in 1992. Similarly, the Super Mario Maker franchise has won multiple …

Demon Gaze Extra Review (Nintendo Switch)

Demon Gaze Extra is yet another game from the PS Vita catalog that’s been enhanced and ported to the Nintendo Switch. What gives it the “Extra“ name are some quality of life improvements such as the autopilot system and toggleable fast battles, a new class that’s unlocked halfway through the game, and a battle retry …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge Review (Switch)

Popular media franchises usually generate spin-offs. The fans get more content, and the higher-ups more money, so it’s a win-win situation. In this regard, videogame adaptations are highly popular, as it allows fans to play as their favorite characters. While some franchises only get mobile game adaptations (that often rip off other mobile games), some …

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review (Nintendo Switch)

Xenoblade Chronicles has grown to be a successful JRPG series following its initial release on the Wii in 2010. From a JRPG that Nintendo initially wasn’t going to bring over, to a multi-million series, Xenoblade Chronicles has truly come a long way. The announcement of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 was met with a lot of excitement, …

Dandy & Randy DX Review (Nintendo Switch)

Nostalgia is king in the modern era of entertainment. From reboots of old movie franchises to ports of classic games onto new video game systems, audiences crave what feels familiar. In the absence of an older property, new artists have been leaning into a nostalgic style, particularly when it comes to video games. Whether it’s …

Variable Barricade Review (Nintendo Switch)

Released by otome giants Otomate and Idea Factory, Variable Barricade is the latest game localized by Aksys and brought to the Nintendo Switch. With otome games popping up left, right, and center for Nintendo’s console, does it have enough to stand out? Story Variable Barricade’s protagonist is Hibari Tojo, the sole heir to the prestigious …

Marco & The Galaxy Dragon Review (Nintendo Switch)

Marco & The Galaxy Dragon wasn’t on my radar when it was initially released this past Spring. However, it was available for review at a time when I was craving a good visual novel. Sadly, this one didn’t hit the spot, failing to capture my attention in a good way. Will it resonate with you? …

Bugsnax Review (Nintendo Switch)

Humans are naturally curious creatures. If there’s any mystery, we want to solve it. If any part of our planet is uncharted, it should be mapped out as soon as possible. Sadly, not all discoveries are pleasant, nor eye-opening. If a chemist discovers something, it’s celebrated; if a biologist or adventurer discovers something, it might …

AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative Review (Nintendo Switch)

Kotaro Uchikoshi has definitely made a name for himself in the visual novel genre. Known for his science fiction themes as well as an abundant use of plot twists, you’re at least guaranteed some form of surprise when playing through his games. AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative is no exception to this trend. …