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Posts By Dawson Helton

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Review: Pig Eat Ball (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
2 weeks ago

Review: Pig Eat Ball (Nintendo Switch)

Puzzle games are a genre I can always enjoy because of the amount of cognitive power it takes to decipher some perplexing areas. When I began playing Pig Eat Ball …
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Review: Scheming Through the Zombie Apocalypse: The Beginning (Nintendo Switch)
7
2 months ago

Review: Scheming Through the Zombie Apocalypse: The Beginning (Nintendo Switch)

Games involving zombies have become such a common trope that it could be considered sickening, yet I am still a sucker for the plot device. So, when I got the …
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Review: Cryogear (Nintendo Switch)
7
3 months ago

Review: Cryogear (Nintendo Switch)

There are a lot of metroidvanias on the eShop, ranging from amazing to bad. Cryogear, to me, falls somewhere in the upper middle, because I did enjoy the art style, …
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Review: Paradox Soul (Nintendo Switch)
9
4 months ago

Review: Paradox Soul (Nintendo Switch)

The Metroidvania genre has made a resurgence in the past few years, as can be seen just by scrolling through the eShop. Considering this mass influx of similar games, how …
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Review: Neon Junctions (Nintendo Switch)
6
5 months ago

Review: Neon Junctions (Nintendo Switch)

I enjoy a good puzzle game since it requires a lot of critical thinking in order to progress. While I did find some of this in Neon Junctions it didn’t …
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Review: Akane (Nintendo Switch)
9
7 months ago

Review: Akane (Nintendo Switch)

I’m not usually one to gravitate towards twin-stick shooters, but when I picked up Akane, I felt as though I was playing something special. With its fun combat, unlockables, and …
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Review: Yet Another Zombie Defense HD (Nintendo Switch)
4
7 months ago

Review: Yet Another Zombie Defense HD (Nintendo Switch)

Zombie games are a dime a dozen these days, with new ones coming out frequently, how does Yet Another Zombie Defense HD hold up against the competition? It is a …
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Review: Undead’s Building (Nintendo Switch)
3
8 months ago

Review: Undead’s Building (Nintendo Switch)

Have you ever wanted the experience of controlling an elevator during the zombie apocalypse? If you are one of those people who said yes, well Undead’s Building gives you that …
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Review: Robothorium (Nintendo Switch)
6
9 months ago

Review: Robothorium (Nintendo Switch)

I have played quite a few strategy games in my day, and I have found a few hidden gems in the genre. When I played Robothorium I found myself intrigued …
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Review: Necrosphere Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)
5
10 months ago

Review: Necrosphere Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

I’ve played a lot of difficult platformers throughout the years, and some have been my favorite games to come back to play. While going through Necrosphere Deluxe, I initially thought …
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Review: Rain World (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
11 months ago

Review: Rain World (Nintendo Switch)

Platformers are a staple of the gaming industry. Quite a few games have defined the genre by mixing in elements from other types of games, but what happens when you …
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Review: Mother Russia Bleeds (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
12 months ago

Review: Mother Russia Bleeds (Nintendo Switch)

I’ve had the pleasure of playing a lot of beat ’em ups this year and it’s been a wonderful experience for this genre to find a home on the Switch. …
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Review: Guacamelee 2 (Nintendo Switch)
9
12 months ago

Review: Guacamelee 2 (Nintendo Switch)

Out of all the games I played this year, I was excited to see the sequel to Guacamelee. I enjoyed the original as a short metroidvania, and Guacamelee 2 continues …
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Review: The Shapeshifting Detective (Nintendo Switch)
8
12 months ago

Review: The Shapeshifting Detective (Nintendo Switch)

I’m one who always enjoys a great detective story. From Sherlock Holmes to L.A. Noire, there’s nothing like trying to solve a good mystery. While The Shapeshifting Detective fits this …
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Review: OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes (Nintendo Switch)
5
1 year ago

Review: OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes (Nintendo Switch)

I have always been a fan of old school beat ‘em ups. Streets of Rage and Final Fight are two franchises that have held a special place for me, so …
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Review: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (Nintendo Switch)
9
1 year ago

Review: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (Nintendo Switch)

What happens when you mix luchador wrestling with Castlevania: Symphony of the Night? You get the delightfully unique game, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition. This fun title is a bright …
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Review: Rise and Shine (Nintendo Switch)
8
1 year ago

Review: Rise and Shine (Nintendo Switch)

I remember playing Rise and Shine a couple of years ago and walking away with positive outlook despite the flaws in the story. After returning to this quirky little title, …
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Review: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (Nintendo Switch)
6
1 year ago

Review: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (Nintendo Switch)

Based on the single-player adventure book by Steve Jackson and Ian Livingston, The Warlock of Firetop Mountain is an ambitious title that uses the premise of the book and attempts …
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