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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: Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World (Nintendo Switch)
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3 weeks ago

Review: Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World (Nintendo Switch)

The annals of gaming history are full of forgotten protagonists. Oppa Oppa. Alex Kidd. Mike Jones (no, not the rapper). Then, there’s Wonder Boy. The once-forgotten hero is having a …
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Review: Mom Hid My Game 2 (Nintendo Switch)
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1 month ago

Review: Mom Hid My Game 2 (Nintendo Switch)

Any kid that’s ever picked up a game controller knows the heartbreak of a parent telling them to stop playing. This is even worse in games where you can’t save. …
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Review: Shantae (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review: Shantae (Nintendo Switch)

Many games from the golden era are still quite playable. Others, not so much. When it comes to classic titles, sometimes, you simply can’t go home again. 

The release …
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Review: Littlewood (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Littlewood (Nintendo Switch)

In the age of Stardew Valley, I imagine most farm sims still quake in fear of the undisputed king. Even big-budget competitors like Story of Seasons and Harvest Moon pale …
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Review: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo Switch)
10
4 months ago

Review: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo Switch)

It’s a fact of life: just about every game will eventually be ported to the Switch, you just have to wait a while. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury …
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Review: Golden Force (Nintendo Switch)
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5 months ago

Review: Golden Force (Nintendo Switch)

Capturing the magic of the 16-bit era is a tricky, often impossible alchemy, but it doesn’t stop countless devs from trying. In most cases, games pretending to be from the …
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Review: Fatal Fury First Contact (Nintendo Switch)
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5 months ago

Review: Fatal Fury First Contact (Nintendo Switch)

While there’s no official Virtual Console on the Nintendo Switch, there are a few places to get your retro gaming fix. There are, of course, the two obvious destinations, NES …
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Review: Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack (Nintendo Switch)
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6 months ago

Review: Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack (Nintendo Switch)

Would you believe that yet another fantastic pair of titles have been ported to the Nintendo Switch? Two Taiko no Tatsujin titles with an RPG edge are the latest games …
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Review: 9 Monkeys of Shaolin (Nintendo Switch)
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7 months ago

Review: 9 Monkeys of Shaolin (Nintendo Switch)

If video games have taught us anything it’s that just about anyone can become a beat-em-up protagonist. Two spunky teenagers? Sure. What about a wrestler turned mayor? Absolutely. But surely, …
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Review: Roller Coaster Tycoon 3: Complete Edition (Nintendo Switch)
5.5
9 months ago

Review: Roller Coaster Tycoon 3: Complete Edition (Nintendo Switch)

While there are franchises I adore more than the Roller Coaster Tycoon series, there are few that bring on the tsunami-sized waves of nostalgia like the popular simulation game. Even …
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Review: Tamiku (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: Tamiku (Nintendo Switch)

Ratalaika Games is a small but dedicated indie developer that specializes in charming arcade-style games. Tamiku is one of their latest games in their repertoire and is at the very …
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Review: Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town (Nintendo Switch)
9.5
12 months ago

Review: Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town (Nintendo Switch)

Sometimes, to innovate, you’ve got to take a step backward. 

In a post-Stardew Valley world, playing even stellar farming sims always leaves me at least a little cold. Concerned Ape’s …
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Review: Spacejacked (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
12 months ago

Review: Spacejacked (Nintendo Switch)

At this point, in this economy, many people in the workforce are familiar with being hired to do one task, only to see their responsibilities balloon into many, usually without …
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Review: Bug Fables: The Everlasting Spring (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Bug Fables: The Everlasting Spring (Nintendo Switch)

A game with pop-up storybook aesthetic with light-RPG elements and tons of platforming. Where have we seen this before?

Bug Fables: The Everlasting Spring does very little to set itself …
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Review: Jay and Silent Bob: Mall Brawl (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Jay and Silent Bob: Mall Brawl (Nintendo Switch)

Kevin Smith started his career as an indie film darling in the ‘90s, but his name stretches across all media now, including television and podcasting. Jay and Silent Bob: Mall …
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Review: BE-A Walker (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: BE-A Walker (Nintendo Switch)

Walking simulators are an odd but strangely popular new genre, and it has perhaps its bloodiest entry yet in BE-A Walker. Granted, BE-A Walker involves much more than just moving …
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Review: KUNAI (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: KUNAI (Nintendo Switch)

Metroidvanias: there’s a swarm of them now on the Nintendo eShop and, wouldn’t you know it, most of them are, very playable. True standouts, however, are few and far between. …
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Review: Skellboy (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Skellboy (Nintendo Switch)

Considering the massive influx of titles hitting the Nintendo Switch every week, it’s easy to fall in love at first sight with games, especially if their visual direction is far-flung …
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