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REVIEW – Semblance (Switch)

Modify The World The gimmick behind Semblance’s entire 2D platforming gameplay is the ability to transform specific parts of the environment to solve environmental puzzles. Playing as a squishy blob, the player can reach new heights by hitting a malleable platform from underneath, or can essentially dig a hole by butt-stomping it. This blob can …

REVIEW – The Banner Saga 3 Xbox One Review

Here, At the End of All Things With an amazing story filled with gut-wrenching drama, a memorable cast of characters, and unforgettable set pieces, I can now honestly say that The Banner Saga trilogy is one of my favorite gaming franchises. Once the credits roll in this third installment, the player will be taken on …

REVIEW – Pool Panic Switch

Creative But Annoying Developer Rekim and Adult Swim Games have released Pool Panic on Switch and PC, a creative and comical spin on billiards. Unfortunately, gimmicks and annoyance get in the way fun. Pool Panic is unlike any pool game you have played before. You freely control the white cue ball with the task of …

REVIEW – VSR Void Space Racing Switch

No Gravity. Lots of Rings. Zero Fun. In 1999, the world was graced with the unforgettable Superman 64. Labeled as one of the worst games of all time by critics and fans, players controlled a drunken Superman as he flew through a series of colored rings. With similar gameplay only in the vastness of space, …

REVIEW – Assault Gunners HD Edition (Switch)

These Are Not the Mechs You’re Looking For Originally released as a Japanese exclusive on the Sony Vita handheld, Marvelous has ported this mech combat sim to the American Switch eShop under the official title Assault Gunners HD Edition. Despite being priced at $10, there is a reason why this game remained exclusive on a …

REVIEW – Nidhogg 2 Xbox One

En Gard Originally released on PS3, Vita, and PC, the Nidhogg series has finally made its way onto Microsoft’s platform. Although Nidhogg 1 remains exclusive to Sony’s consoles, Nidhogg 2 is still a great 2D fencer especially if you never played the original. Think of Nidhogg like a game of tug-o-war. Two players face off …

REVIEW – Pode (Switch)

The Best Kind of Couch Co-Op Developed by a small Norwegian team at Henchman & Goon, Pode is a refreshing co-op puzzle platforming experience that is well suited to Switch. Focusing on good old-fashion single screen couch co-op, Pode is actually a relaxing, tranquil, and more casual experience. With gameplay built around teamwork and a …

REVIEW – Yet Another Zombie Defense HD Xbox One

Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh Staying Alive, Staying Alive Originally released as an Xbox 360 Indie game in 2010, Yet Another Zombie Defense HD has now been re-released on Xbox One for the low cost of $5. Outfitted with both local and online multiplayer, this survival action tower defense title provides entertainment value beyond its asking …

REVIEW – Moonlighter Xbox One

Have you ever wondered how the shopkeeper in any RPG obtains his sale items? Moonlighter answers this question by letting the player dungeon crawl for loot while getting a lesson in economics. You play as a kid left to carry on his parent’s shop. While the life of a shopkeeper has its moments, the real …