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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: Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town (Nintendo Switch)
9.5
1 day 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
3 days 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)
10
4 weeks 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)
8
2 months 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)
8
4 months 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)
9
5 months 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)
7
5 months 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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Review: SuperEpic: The Entertainment War (Nintendo Switch)
8
7 months ago

Review: SuperEpic: The Entertainment War (Nintendo Switch)

Metroidvanias are a dime a dozen nowadays, especially on the Nintendo Switch, but have you ever played one that had something to say about the gaming industry?

SuperEpic opens …
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Review: Sparklite (Nintendo Switch)
10
8 months 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)
8
8 months 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)
5
8 months 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)
7
8 months 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
9 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)
9
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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