Category: Quick Review

Shantae Risky's Revenge

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut – Switch Review

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut is the definitive edition of the 2010 DsiWare hit that revived WayForward’s Shantae franchise from deep obscurity. The original game was a cult hit that came too little too late, releasing on the GameBoy Color...

/ October 30, 2020
Electronic Super Joy 2

Electronic Super Joy 2 – Switch Review (Quick)

Truth be told, I haven’t experienced the franchise’s debut, Electronic Super Joy, but the sequel is fun in its own right, if not a little tedious. At its core, it’s a platformer that is very clearly inspired by Super Meat...

/ October 30, 2020
Roki

Röki – Switch Review (Quick)

Röki isn’t just an indie adventure into Scandinavian folklore, it’s an enchanted modern fairy tale brought to life by sublime artwork and a melodic score that you’d be hard-pressed to beat. From the moment you open it up, there’s a...

/ October 27, 2020
Little Big Workshop

Little Big Workshop – Switch Review (Quick)

Run a manufacturing workshop where you fulfill client contracts for an assortment of items from toys, furniture, catapults, and sporting goods. Little Big Workshop is a fun little resource management game where the little is literal. The game takes place...

/ October 7, 2020
Unrailed!

Unrailed! – Switch Review (Quick)

It’s pretty clear from the get-go that Unrailed! is an abstract mish-mash of neat ideas hurled at the canvas from the developers given that the main menu isn’t interacted with a cursor or anything so mundane but by walking over...

/ September 24, 2020
Breakpoint

Breakpoint – Switch Review (Quick)

Breakpoint’s neon sign shoots out after a quick axe to the shin, revealing a minimalistic rogue-lite with oodles of charm and polish. Imagine the feeling of booting up Space Invaders brought to a modern handheld device, fresh off the production...

/ September 21, 2020
Party Hard 2

Party Hard 2 – Switch Review (Quick)

Party Hard 2 should not exist. The entire premise is mass murder of civilians in public places; a disgusting prospect in general, but even more so due to the senselessness of the violence. The objective of the second level is...

/ September 16, 2020
Deleveled

Deleveled – Switch Review (Quick)

The classic jump-y puzzle games of the internet’s hay-day that you would boot up in the middle of class when your teacher wasn’t looking are a nostalgic treasure that many of us keep neatly tucked away in our noggins. Rarely...

/ September 14, 2020
Manifold Garden

Manifold Garden – Switch Review (Quick)

Following the triumph of the Portal-like Superliminal, it’s a treat to have yet another abstract puzzle game to sink your teeth into. Manifold Garden is wonderful, with its gravity-based puzzles, sublime scale with its eery echoing footsteps and gorgeously unique...

/ September 2, 2020
Serious Scramblers

Serious Scramblers – Switch Review (Quick)

Serious Scramblers tests the player’s knowledge of 2D arcade platformers, having you not jump but fall downward from one platform to the next. Make your way to the flag at the end whilst being mindful of hazards aplenty and whether...

/ August 26, 2020