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Posts By Dawson Helton

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Review: Tinker Racers (Nintendo Switch)
6
5 months ago

Review: Tinker Racers (Nintendo Switch)

Racing and car destruction games are commonplace, but how many are based around the premise of toy cars? That’s a void that Tinker Racers fills. While I did find myself …
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Review: Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption (Nintendo Switch)
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7 months ago

Review: Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption (Nintendo Switch)

I have always enjoyed the 32-bit era of games, with their blocky designs and unique ways to get around the clunky movement in the early years. I also enjoy a …
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Review: Epitaph (Nintendo Switch)
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8 months ago

Review: Epitaph (Nintendo Switch)

Multiplayer fighting games are a genre that I usually associate with the standard tournament fighter—such as Mortal Kombat or Street Fighter. But I never would have considered a turn-based battle …
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Review: Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces (Nintendo Switch)

World War 1 was a devastating time in global history with some spectacular battles in the sky. So it only makes sense that a game about these aerial assaults would …
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Review: Battle Hunters (Nintendo Switch)
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10 months ago

Review: Battle Hunters (Nintendo Switch)

I love RPGs, and they have always been a part of my life ever since I was a child. I remember playing Final Fantasy VI most of my young days, …
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Review: Outpost Delta (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: Outpost Delta (Nintendo Switch)

Metroid and Metroidvanias are a genre that has made a huge resurgence in the past few years. While many fantastic indie clones have come out lately, I can say that …
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Review: Orangeblood (Nintendo Switch)
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12 months ago

Review: Orangeblood (Nintendo Switch)

JRPGs are a genre of game that I’m incredibly fond of, especially titles like Final Fantasy VI. When I first walked into Orangeblood, I discovered an homage to the RPGs …
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Review: Othercide (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
1 year ago

Review: Othercide (Nintendo Switch)

Strategy games are part of a unique genre that requires methodical thinking and patience. While most of these games have a lot of the same tropes, Othercide adds the element …
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Review: Need a Packet (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Need a Packet (Nintendo Switch)

Games about performing tedious jobs range from farming to minimum wage positions, to border patrol, but none of these are scarier than working in a grocery store. Need a Packet …
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Review: XCOM 2 Collection (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
1 year ago

Review: XCOM 2 Collection (Nintendo Switch)

XCOM is a well-loved franchise that has a massive fan base. So, it is no surprise that the XCOM 2 Collection is now available on the Nintendo Switch. This is …
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Review: The Elder Scrolls: Blades (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: The Elder Scrolls: Blades (Nintendo Switch)

The Elder Scrolls is a franchise that I have grown to adore over the years, with Oblivion and Skyrim being two of my favorite games of all time. Yet while …
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Review: Saints Row IV: Re-Elected (Nintendo Switch)
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2 years ago

Review: Saints Row IV: Re-Elected (Nintendo Switch)

Saints Row IV: Re-Elected is a title I truly adored when it came out on the last generation of consoles, so when Nintendo announced it was being brought to the …
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Review: The Unholy Society (Nintendo Switch)
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2 years ago

Review: The Unholy Society (Nintendo Switch)

Exorcism and turned-based strategy sound like a match made in Heaven, but add a snarky priest in the mix and you have an interesting tale of intrigue. The Unholy Society …
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Review: Mosaic (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
2 years ago

Review: Mosaic (Nintendo Switch)

Modern society can sometimes be miserable, and no game understands those circumstances like Mosaic. While playing through this simple adventure game with node-based minor puzzles, I found myself becoming more …
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Review: Football Game (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
2 years ago

Review: Football Game (Nintendo Switch)

Sports games are not a genre I am familiar with, so it’s good that Football Game has nothing to do with the topic. What I can say though is that …
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Review: Pig Eat Ball (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
2 years 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)
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2 years 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)
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2 years 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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