All posts by Alex Harding

Lover of chocolate and admirer of video games, Alex is the chief writer/editor of Switchaboo.


Juiced! – Switch Review (Quick)

Tiko is a short bug-eyed prune… thing that is on a mission to put a stop to the evil wizard’s plans by recovering the Eternal Crystals. In this nostalgia-filled adventure, Juiced! focusses on what made the retro platformers of the...

/ October 12, 2020
Nippon Marathon 2

Kickstarter Project of the Week: Nippon Marathon 2

For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we will be looking at Onion Soup’s Nippon Marathon 2. The game is slated to release April 2022 on PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch and EXA-ARCADIA. Here’s the overview: Nippon Marathon 2 is the ultimate...

/ October 11, 2020
Camped Out

Camped Out! – Preview

INCA Studios’ Camped Out! has been on our radar since we first saw it at PAX AUS 2018 and then more so when we spoke to Andrew at PAX AUS 2019. We’ve now been able to go hands on with...

/ October 9, 2020
The Survivalists

The Survivalists – Switch Review

A young survivalist’s adventure has caught themself in a terrible thunderstorm out in the open seas and in the aftermath, they’re washed ashore on a deserted island with nothing but a few resources and the land to live off of....

/ October 8, 2020
Rooftop Renegade

Rooftop Renegade – Preview

The local multiplayer railgun platformer has just received its first pre-launch demo on Steam. We’ve had Rooftop Renegade on our radar since we spoke to Patrick from Melonhead Games this time last year at PAX AUS and it’s now time...

/ October 8, 2020
Projection First Light

Projection: First Light – Switch Review

Enter the world of shadow puppeteering as a young girl named Greta who can manipulate light to travel to far off lands. In Projection: First Light, experience a variety of cultures and embrace their artistic approaches to the practise as...

/ October 6, 2020
Nintendo 64 Wireless Controller

Kickstarter Project of the Week: Nintendo 64 Wireless Controller

For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we won’t be looking at a game, rather we will be looking at Retro Fighter’s Nintendo 64 Wireless Controller, a brand new wireless controller for the Nintendo 64 console. These controllers are looking to start...

/ October 4, 2020
Beasts of Maravilla Island

Showcase Saturday: Beasts of Maravilla Island

In this week’s Showcase Saturday, we wanted to highlight Banana Bird Studio’s Beasts of Maravilla Island, a photography adventure game set on a remote and magical island. On his death bed, Marina Montez’s grandfather beseeches for his granddaughter to set sail...

/ October 3, 2020
Umihara Kawase Bazooka

Umihara Kawase BaZooka – Switch Review

Arcade puzzle platforms are an anomaly in 2020 and it’s hard to know where they currently sit in the gaming space. Much like Bubble Bobble 4 Friends, Umihara Kawase BaZooka pits you in quick-fire stages where the aim is to...

/ September 28, 2020
Lonesome Village

Kickstarter Project of the Week: Lonesome Village

For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we will be looking at Ogre Pixel’s Lonesome Village. The game is slated to release October 2021 on PC (via Steam) and Nintendo Switch. Here’s the overview: Lonesome Village is a cozy, quiet town struggling to...

/ September 27, 2020