Category «Reviews»

REVIEW – Not Not A Brain Buster (Switch)

Up Down Left Right Ported from the mobile environment, Not Not A Brain Buster is simple but challenging brain teasing reaction based puzzle game. Enjoyable when played in five-minute increments, this Switch port has a new multiplayer feature and only costs a couple of bucks on the eShop. Using only a single analog stick, the …

REVIEW – Little Shopping (Switch)

About As Real As A Three Dollar Bill Little Shopping is the next toddler Switch eShop downloadable title from Ultimate Games S.A. Guess The Word could teach youngster the basics of reading while Pet Care provides a relaxed edutainment experience.  Little Shopping’s goal is the teach toddlers how to count using the numbers one, two, …

REVIEW – Unit 4 (Switch)

Unit 4 looks and sounds like an awesome game on paper and even from the gameplay trailer: 4 player co-op platforming, four unique characters each with their own special ability, tons of levels to explore, boss battles, pixel art and animations that look like a Mega Man knockoff, unlockables to purchase, and even a couple …

REVIEW – Golf Peaks (Switch)

A Golf Game That Doesn’t Golf Golf Peaks, despite its name, is not a golf game.  There are no 3-click meters to manage, clubs to choose, hazards to avoid, scores to keep, bad pants to wear, and wind to monitor.  Golf Peaks is actually a puzzle game.  A casual puzzle game, in fact, that anyone …

REVIEW – Space War Arena (Switch)

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover Screenshots of Space War Arena do not do the game any favors. Even watching the game’s trailer doesn’t do any justice. But the gameplay shines through from what might seem like cheap visuals or lame mechanics.  Make no mistake, Space War Arena is a quality and addicting title …

REVIEW – Swords and Soldiers 2 Shawarmageddon (Switch)

Now On Switch Originally released on Wii U and then on PC, Swords and Soldiers 2 Shawarmageddon has made its way onto Nintendo Switch. As a tug-of-war side-scrolling RTS, Shawarmageddon has its act together with entertainingly addictive gameplay.  Although action can be fast paced and hectic, players are always in control thanks to the organized …

REVIEW – Treasure Stack (Xbox One) with stream

Doo-Doo-Doo-Doooo! Mixing the gem explosions of Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo with the stacking mechanic of Wario’s Woods, Treasure Stack is an intriguing puzzle game. Although there are some addicting qualities, the few elements that miss the mark hold back the experience from being the next big puzzler. Like controlling Toad in Wario’s Woods, the …

REVIEW – Pode (PS4)

Puzzle Platforming Couch Co-op In the summer of 2018, I reviewed Pode on Nintendo Switch – you can read this article HERE as mostly everything remains the same in this PS4 version. Pode is a non-violent couch puzzle platformer built around two-player co-op. While it is entirely possible to play through the campaign solo, it …

REVIEW – I Wanna Fly (Switch)

Free Falling Categorized as an endless runner, I Wanna Fly has the player controlling the vertical movement of a falling chick by using a single button; gameplay and control could not be any simpler. The goal is to avoid rockets, birds, asteroids, and other hazards during the free fall back to solid ground while staying …