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About Jaime Carrillo

Jaime is known in some parts of the internet's various tubes as "Jammy," a mispronunciation of his Spanish name. He is an ardent Nintendo fanboy, loves cooking recipes from video games and is still holding out for Mother 3.
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Review: Sparklite (Nintendo Switch)
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4 weeks ago

Review: Sparklite (Nintendo Switch)

Sparklite, even at a cursory glance, smacks of Zelda. However, the latest title by Red Blue Games for the Nintendo Switch digs far deeper than just another SNES era top-down …
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Review: HAUNTED: Halloween ‘86 (Nintendo Switch)
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4 weeks ago

Review: HAUNTED: Halloween ‘86 (Nintendo Switch)

Making a game inspired by the 8-bit era seems all the rage today, but oftentimes these titles are nothing more than a shallow coat of paint on a modern title. …
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Review: Digimon Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition (Nintendo Switch)
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1 month ago

Review: Digimon Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition (Nintendo Switch)

Pity, poor Digimon, having to play second fiddle to the other adorable and collectible creatures. But even more disheartening is that in the latest entry, Digimon aren’t even the star …
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Review: Doraemon Story of Seasons (Nintendo Switch)
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1 month ago

Review: Doraemon Story of Seasons (Nintendo Switch)

How else can the decades-old farming series Story of Seasons (formally Harvest Moon) stay fresh, especially in a universe where Stardew Valley became an indie phenomenon? What about adding a …
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Review: Button Button Up! (Nintendo Switch)
5
2 months ago

Review: Button Button Up! (Nintendo Switch)

Nintendo systems have always been the destination for platformers, and the Switch eShop offerings only cement this idea. Button Button Up! is one of the many platformers available, and from …
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Review: Vectronom (Nintendo Switch)
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5 months ago

Review: Vectronom (Nintendo Switch)

Have you ever watched one of those ASMR videos on YouTube? You know, the kind that tingles your spine and makes you feel fuzzy? Well, now there’s a game now …
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Review: Gato Roboto (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
6 months ago

Review: Gato Roboto (Nintendo Switch)

Sometimes, to innovate on a bloated genre, you have to step backward. In the case of Gato Roboto, the time warp gets positively monochrome.

Metroidvanias are plentiful nowadays, especially …
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Review: Crystal Crisis (Nintendo Switch)
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6 months ago

Review: Crystal Crisis (Nintendo Switch)

Nicalis’s new “color matching combat game” does what many of my favorite modern titles do: “borrows ideas” while innovating with new angles.

The concept of mashing together a puzzle …
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Review: Venture Kid (Nintendo Switch)
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7 months ago

Review: Venture Kid (Nintendo Switch)

It’s not uncommon for indie titles to pay homage to the games that made your childhood magical. It’s tricky alchemy and often misses the mark. Luckily, this isn’t the case …
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Review: Way of the Passive Fist (Nintendo Switch)
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8 months ago

Review: Way of the Passive Fist (Nintendo Switch)

On its surface, Way of the Passive Fist screams arcade style beat-em-up. But like many games inspired by a time gone by, it’s unkind to judge things on a surface …
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Review: My Time at Portia (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
8 months ago

Review: My Time at Portia (Nintendo Switch)

Gaming, like any art form, means different things to different people. Some play to escape, others to push their limits. Yet there’s a growing contingency who play to relax.


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Review: Little Shopping (Nintendo Switch)
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8 months ago

Review: Little Shopping (Nintendo Switch)

Little Shopping is one of the few simple educational games aimed at children available on the Nintendo Switch eShop.

I suppose the App Store can’t have complete dominion over …
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Review: Daggerhood (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: Daggerhood (Nintendo Switch)

Platformers have always thrived on Nintendo systems, and with the proliferation of indie gaming and the popularity of the Switch, it’s a genre with countless offerings on the eShop right …
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Review: Riddled Corpses EX (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: Riddled Corpses EX (Nintendo Switch)

There’s an argument to be made for the Nintendo Switch to be the official at-home arcade system, second only to actually breaking down an arcade cabinet.

Riddled Corpses EX …
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Review: Mana Spark (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: Mana Spark (Nintendo Switch)

Mana Spark is a grind. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Dungeon crawlers are action-packed but tend to require at least some time investment.

As the title lays …
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Review: New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

Nobody leans in on the whole concept of the video game remake like Nintendo. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe isn’t new, but it’s not altogether terrible.

To those …
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Review: Omega Strike (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: Omega Strike (Nintendo Switch)

Great games often take inspiration from the titles they seek to echo. Omega Strike certainly qualifies as a heavy borrower.

This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Often times, …
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Review: Energy Cycle Edge (Nintendo Switch)
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12 months ago

Review: Energy Cycle Edge (Nintendo Switch)

Energy Cycle Edge will melt your brain. Think you’re built to tackle every puzzle game in your sights? Think again.

The game takes place in cyberspace, in something that …
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