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Review: Binarystar Infinity

Available now on Switch and PC (Switch version tested) – Published by Forever Entertainment With a very distinctive, Downwell-esque ‘1-bit’ graphical sheen, horizontal shoot ’em up Binarystar Infinity certainly has […]

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Preview: Pecaminosa

I’ve been keen to get my hands on Pecaminosa, an extremely intriguing, very promising noir game, for some time. With a beautifully implemented pixel art style and a superb, era […]

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News: Green Hell – Limited Edition

First person, Nintendo Switch survival game Green Hell – published by the ever reliable indie publisher Forever Entertainment – is being given the lavish special edition treatment by the publisher’s physical game label, Forever Limited. Though available in a more basic – but still definitely desirable – edition that comes complete with the game in a Switch case with a […]

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Review: Safety First!

There’s no getting around it – Safety First is a bizarre, gross and hilarious physics-based puzzler. Despite its crude appearance – both in terms of simplicity and subject matter – […]

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Review: Battletoads (2020)

The original Battletoads – which was released on Nintendo’s 8-bit console the NES back in 1991 – is infamously challenging, with a number of levels that are so tough that they can feel incredibly unfair at times – it’s a game that’s often fondly remembered until you try it again, at which point you realise how frustratingly difficult it is […]

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Review: Shmubedi Boo

Don’t be fooled by the cutesy name and visuals of Shmubedi Boo – it’s an extremely challenging single screen platformer with incredibly devious level design, not unlike a non-scrolling Super Meat Boy, though far more colourful and kawaii than that game ever was. The plot – which is largely irrelevant – sees an evil rabbit stealing apples from the inhabitants […]

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Review: Umihara Kawase BaZooKa!

Available on: Switch, PS4 and PC – Version Played: Switch – Physical Versions for Switch and PS4 available from Strictly Limited As I’ve mentioned in recent reviews, local multiplayer arena games seem to be undergoing quite a renaissance recently. Umihara Kawase BaZooKa! is another to add to the list, with a sizable cast of appealingly kawaii characters and some unusual […]

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Review: Bomber Fox (Switch)

Available now on Switch (£4.49/$4.99) – Published by Forever Entertainment One area in which the brilliant Bomberman games has always felt lacking is with the single player modes; there’s simply not enough variety or unpredictability with the enemy AI to give the game the same addictive spark that powers the near-peerless multiplayer action. However, an addictive, varied and surprisingly expansive […]