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About Kirk Hiner

Raised on Intellivision and Star Frontiers, I've been a gamer since I was old enough to say, "There's nothing on TV." There's still nothing on TV so I'm still playing games, and I likely will be until I'm able to retire to Wuhu Island.
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Artifex Mundi reveals what’s behind the Irony Curtain
4 years ago

Artifex Mundi reveals what’s behind the Irony Curtain

Artifex Mundi has reannounced their forthcoming cold war, communist, comedy adventure game, Irony Curtain: From Matryoshka With Love with a new trailer.
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Let’s meet up at VA-11 HALL-A on Nintendo Switch
4 years ago

Let’s meet up at VA-11 HALL-A on Nintendo Switch

The genre you never knew you wanted will hit the Switch on May 2nd when Ysbryd Games and developer Sukeban Games release VA-11 HALL-A, a “… booze em’up about waifus, technology, and post-dystopia life.”
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Review: The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
4 years ago

Review: The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince (Nintendo Switch)

The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince tells a somewhat gentle fable of love and adventure with the underlying darkness you’d expect from a fairy tale, but your overall enjoyment will depend upon whether you prefer story or gameplay.
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Warhammer Age of Sigmar dawns on Switch on April 16th
4 years ago

Warhammer Age of Sigmar dawns on Switch on April 16th

PlayFusion and Games Workshop are bringing their modern take on collectible card games to Nintendo Switch, and they’re doing it in the form of Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions. The popular TCG will launch on April 16th.
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Review: Golf Peaks (Nintendo Switch)
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4 years ago

Review: Golf Peaks (Nintendo Switch)

Golf Peaks is not a golf game. I point that out early because I imagine it’ll affect whether some of you bother to continue reading. It’s a puzzle game for Nintendo Switch that uses a golf ball and a hole. And cards. And a good portion of your brain.
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Switch gamers can soon join the Sniper Elite
4 years ago

Switch gamers can soon join the Sniper Elite

If you’re that type of gamer who generally likes to “participate” from a distance, Rebellion’s announcement yesterday should be of interest. The independent developer and publisher unveiled multiple Sniper Elite projects, two of which are heading to Nintendo Switch.
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker DLC arrives March 14th
4 years ago

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker DLC arrives March 14th

It would appear that Captain Toad is a bit of a miser, as the treasure he’s already amassed is not enough. That’s good news for owners of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, however, as the puzzle game is scheduled to get 18 new levels on March 14th.
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Nintendo announces PAX East lineup
4 years ago

Nintendo announces PAX East lineup

Gamers of all sorts will be descending upon Boston at the end of this month for PAX East, and those of the Nintendo persuasion will be happy to know the Switch will be well-represented in both playable games and events.
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Review: Degrees of Separation (Nintendo Switch)
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4 years ago

Review: Degrees of Separation (Nintendo Switch)

If you’re looking for a good way to share some quality gaming time with someone, the co-op puzzle/platformer Degrees of Separation is an engaging, colorful way to do it. It’s certainly more productive than binging yet another boring show on Hulu.
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Review: Aragami: Shadow Edition (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
4 years ago

Review: Aragami: Shadow Edition (Nintendo Switch)

With its methodical, unforgiving gameplay, Aragami: Shadow Edition is not for everyone. However, it doesn’t try to be. It’s aimed squarely at fans of precise, stealth-based gameplay, with whom it should be a solid hit.
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Nintendo Labo goes VR with new kits…basically
4 years ago

Nintendo Labo goes VR with new kits…basically

The Nintendo Labo: VR Kit will launch on April 12th with the physical and digital gameplay you expect from Labo combined with “basic VR technology” that will allow users to create a simple, family-friendly virtual reality experience.
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Bonds of the Skies RPG coming to Nintendo Switch
4 years ago

Bonds of the Skies RPG coming to Nintendo Switch

When a town is attacked by a demon, a young boy named Eli he will enter into a pact with an Air Grimoa named Nogard in order to seek the demon and find and save other Grimoas is this retro RPG from KEMCO.
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RICO bringing buddy-cop action to Switch this month
4 years ago

RICO bringing buddy-cop action to Switch this month

Mushroom kingdoms and Poké Balls are all well and good, but even Nintendo gamers occasionally want something a little more…visceral. We’ll get that game a little later this month when RICO is released for Nintendo Switch on March 14th.
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Trine 4 coming to Switch, but the Ultimate Collection is not [updated]
4 years ago

Trine 4 coming to Switch, but the Ultimate Collection is not [updated]

Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince is coming to Nintendo Switch this fall when it’ll be available as both a standalone release and as part of the Trine: Ultimate Collection package featuring all four Trine games.
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Fortnite Season 8 erupts onto Nintendo Switch
4 years ago

Fortnite Season 8 erupts onto Nintendo Switch

If you’re looking for a new weapon to try out in Fortnite, a pirate cannon may be the way to go. Fortnite Battle Pass Season 8 is now available on Nintendo Switch, bringing with it new content as over-the-top as the game itself.
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Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield coming to Switch this year
4 years ago

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield coming to Switch this year

Nintendo announced this morning that Pokémon fans will be able to visit the Galar region and meet Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble when Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are released for Nintendo Switch later this year.
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp gets a new interior design mini-game
4 years ago

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp gets a new interior design mini-game

Available now through a major update from Nintendo, Happy Homeroom is a mini-game that allows Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp players to showcase their interior design skills.
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The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame now available digitally for Switch
4 years ago

The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame now available digitally for Switch

If you’ve seen The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part and are looking for a way to return to Apocalypseburg and the Systar System, the Stairgate is now open (digitally) for Nintendo Switch gamers.
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