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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: Gato Roboto (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
1 week 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)
10
4 weeks 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)
8
2 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)
8
2 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
2 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)
4
3 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)
8
3 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)
8
4 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)
7
5 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)
6
5 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)
8
6 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)
7
6 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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Review: Warframe (Nintendo Switch)
9
6 months ago

Review: Warframe (Nintendo Switch)

Is there any fantastic third-party title not available on Nintendo Switch? With Warframe gracing the eShop, there’s one less outlier. Yes, despite the graphics and processing limitations the Switch has …
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Review: Moonlighter (Nintendo Switch)
9
7 months ago

Review: Moonlighter (Nintendo Switch)

Dungeon crawlers, for lack of a better word, often…crawl. Moonlighter is no different, but there’s an elegance to the grind here.

Moonlighter is an action RPG set in a world …
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Review: Undertale (Nintendo Switch)
10
9 months ago

Review: Undertale (Nintendo Switch)

People throw the word genius around far too often these days. That said, Toby Fox is a genius, and Undertale is his masterpiece.

Undertale first released in 2015, and …
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Review: Nefarious (Nintendo Switch)
10
9 months ago

Review: Nefarious (Nintendo Switch)

Wanting to be the bad guy is almost clichéd these days, in a world after Grand Theft Auto. Despite the massive amount of evil lurking about, Nefarious remains all its …
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Review: Manual Samuel (Nintendo Switch)
8
10 months ago

Review: Manual Samuel (Nintendo Switch)

Manual Samuel charmed PC gamers back in 2016. But does the devilish allure translate to the Nintendo Switch? In short: sort of.

Here’s a quick primer for the plucky …
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Review: Blade Strangers (Nintendo Switch)
9
10 months ago

Review: Blade Strangers (Nintendo Switch)

The bold amongst us can rule the ring in complicated button mashing fighting games. For the rest of us, there’s Blade Strangers.

Indie darling developers Nicalis newest is a 2.5D …
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