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About Kirstie Summers

Kirstie Summers is a writer based in London, England, who takes every opportunity to blend her hobbies with her career. She has written about books, movies, art, and gaming. She has been a Nintendo fangirl for as long as she can remember and relishes any excuse to incorporate it into her work. Today, she games on Switch, PC and, until Pokémon comes to the Switch, the 3DS.
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Review: Overwhelm (Nintendo Switch)
8
5 hours ago

Review: Overwhelm (Nintendo Switch)

The concept behind Overhwelm is one that is simple and not unfamiliar. You, an explorer, are trapped in a labyrinthine dungeon, low on ammunition in a place where power-ups …
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Review: Air Conflicts: Secret Wars (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
3 weeks ago

Review: Air Conflicts: Secret Wars (Nintendo Switch)

Inspired by the real campaigns of World War II, Air Conflicts: Secret Wars takes the arcade flight simulation structure of the Air Conflicts series and adds a layer of story …
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Review: Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers (Nintendo Switch)
6
3 weeks ago

Review: Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers (Nintendo Switch)

A straightforward flight simulator, Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers does exactly what you would expect it to.

As opposed to the other games in the Air Conflicts series that are …
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Review: Tardy (Nintendo Switch)
8
3 weeks ago

Review: Tardy (Nintendo Switch)

Simple on the surface but complex in its level of detail, Tardy is a game that is designed to present you with a genuine challenge.

Between a retro art style …
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Review: Solstice Chronicles: MIA (Nintendo Switch)
7
1 month ago

Review: Solstice Chronicles: MIA (Nintendo Switch)

The dark military atmosphere of Solstice Chronicles: MIA is apparent from the first title card. The detail in the opening moments firmly establishes what you can expect from this …
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Review: Cinders (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
2 months ago

Review: Cinders (Nintendo Switch)

While it evidently takes a lot of inspiration from the famous fairytale, Cinders tells a story with a lot more personality and intrigue than the original Cinderella.

It is …
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Review: Avenger Bird (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
2 months ago

Review: Avenger Bird (Nintendo Switch)

A simple game inspired by early side-scrollers, Avenger Bird is basically what you’d expect from a retro-style platformer that costs about as much as a coffee.

It has cute, calm …
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Review: The King’s Bird (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
2 months ago

Review: The King’s Bird (Nintendo Switch)

An immediately evocative game, The King’s Bird has been wonderfully crafted to be an experience that stays with you. In a pretty way.

The bold colours and silhouetted city make …
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Review: Super Hero Fight Club: Reloaded (Nintendo Switch)
7
3 months ago

Review: Super Hero Fight Club: Reloaded (Nintendo Switch)

In an age where there is no end of captivating fighting games, Super Hero Fight Club: Reloaded needs to have something special about it to stand out from the crowd.


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Review: Project Highrise: Architect’s Edition (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
3 months ago

Review: Project Highrise: Architect’s Edition (Nintendo Switch)

Project Highrise: Architect’s Edition is one of those games that is simple in terms of both structure and premise. But it can still suck you deep into it with the …
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Review: Omensight (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
4 months ago

Review: Omensight (Nintendo Switch)

The cartoony art style and anthropomorphised animal characters of Omensight might give you the impression that the game is for children. But it gets dark very quickly.

The opening animation …
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Review: 99 Vidas (Nintendo Switch)
7
4 months ago

Review: 99 Vidas (Nintendo Switch)

A love letter to classic side-scrolling beat-’em-ups, 99 Vidas has a traditional arcade structure made with contemporary mechanics.

You wander through the city’s dark underbelly, brawling with thugs and lowlifes …
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Review: Machinarium (Nintendo Switch)
8
4 months ago

Review: Machinarium (Nintendo Switch)

Having won multiple awards spanning art, music and overall excellence, Machinarium has come to the Switch preceded by its reputation.

Functionally, it is a simple point-and-click puzzle game. You play …
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Review: Crashlands (Nintendo Switch)
7
4 months ago

Review: Crashlands (Nintendo Switch)

A game that merges a cute and colourful aesthetic with a singularly brutal approach to existence, Crashlands has evidently been crafted with a sense of humour.

You play as an …
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Review: Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
5 months ago

Review: Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption (Nintendo Switch)

The kind of game that will chew up anyone afraid of a challenge, Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption eschews any sense of progression in favour of throwing you immediately into the …
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Review: Steven Universe: Save the Light (Nintendo Switch)
9
5 months ago

Review: Steven Universe: Save the Light (Nintendo Switch)

When you have an established fan base as passionate as that of Steven Universe, it can be a risky move crossing into a new format. But Steven Universe: Save the …
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Review: Reigns: Kings and Queens (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
6 months ago

Review: Reigns: Kings and Queens (Nintendo Switch)

Reigns: Kings and Queens invites you to take the throne as a king or queen and navigate the treacherous waters of diplomacy.

The gameplay is simple. As reigning monarch, you …
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Review: Gal Metal (Nintendo Switch)
7
6 months ago

Review: Gal Metal (Nintendo Switch)

For a game that is primarily about drumming, Gal Metal has a weird premise. You are a teenage boy who gets abducted by aliens and forced to share the body …
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