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Review: Gamory Switch Controller

Looking like a cross between the controller that was bundled with ill-fated Android console, the Ouya, and an Xbox One controller, the Gamory Switch Controller isn’t going to win any points for originality. However unoriginal and uninspired the design may be, it makes up for this by being incredibly cheap and yet nicely featured, especially for the price point. Switch […]

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Review: Pixelquest Arcade Kit (Switch)

Nintendo’s Labo was an absolute breath of fresh air; another way that the erstwhile games company set themselves completely apart from the competition – with them completely ignoring the technological arms race that companies such as Sony and Microsoft are constantly involved in, they’re free to push out into arguably far more exciting and unusual areas. This has led to […]

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Review: OmoTomO

Version Played: Switch – Out Now (£8.99/$9.99) – Published by: Forever Entertainment Puzzle games can go one of two ways for me; they’re either extremely frustrating or incredibly compelling. I’m pleased to report that OmoTomO falls into the latter category. A puzzle game featuring two snake-like plant creatures trying to make their way to the pots filled with water in […]

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Review: Roll’d

Out: Now – Price: £1.79/$1.99 – Nintendo Switch A strange but oddly compelling little game, Roll’d dumps you into proceedings without telling you anything at all – your little character running along a pathway for…reasons. It takes a few seconds – and a few failures – to truly grasp what’s going on. You don’t control the character at all; in […]

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Review: The Jackbox Party Pack 2

I’ve long been a fan of the Jackbox Party Pack games. They’re amazing fun; each pack is a full game night for almost any number of players, with the added bonus that participants can use their phones to play the games. They’re wonderful, silly, funny and consistently witty games that everyone can enjoy, regardless of age or experience (though some […]

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Review: Blindy (Switch)

Out Now – Version Played: Switch (£6.29/$7.99) – Developed by: Radoslaw Felich – Published by: Ultimate Games Though the premise may initially seem somewhat tasteless, there’s a fascinating question at […]

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Well, that escalated quickly…

The digital ink has barely dried on my very first Nintendo Life review – and yet, here’s another one! Thank you to everyone who was kind about my Beast Quest review, especially those of you who wanted me to get a chance to review a decent game next. Your wish came true! So without any further ado – here’s my […]

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Review: Lonely Mountains: Downhill (XBox One)

Available Now – Version Played: Xbox One – Developed by: Megagon Industries – Published by: Thunderful Publishing Though Lonely Mountains: Downhill bills itself as a relaxing ride down a mountain trail, I actually find it pretty stressful most of the time. That’s not to say that I haven’t enjoyed it; nor that the scenery, art style and general ambience aren’t […]

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Chains of Fury – Preview

It’s not often that a game’s press release is brought to my attention and immediately grabs me with such a striking and instantly appealing visual style, but Chains of Fury has done just that. With a comic book style that looks incredibly close to the aesthetic of artists such as Mike Mignola – clean, colourful and with great, copius use […]

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Dark Veer

Version Played: Switch – Out Now (£4.49/$4.99) – Published by: Forever Entertainment It’s October. The nights are getting darker – as are the mornings – it’s getting colder and Halloween […]

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Call of Cthulhu

Available on: Xbox One, PS4, Switch & PCVersion Played: Xbox One (on Xbox One X)Developed by: Cyanide StudiosPublished by: Focus Home Interactive Though I’m an absolute lightweight when it comes […]