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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: Torn Tales: Rebound Edition (Nintendo Switch)
7
7 days ago

Review: Torn Tales: Rebound Edition (Nintendo Switch)

A much expanded version of its predecessor, Torn Tales: Rebound Edition summons you to adventure through a world inspired by folklore and fairytales. Your mission is to rescue it from …
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Review: 9th Dawn III: Shadow of Erthil (Nintendo Switch)
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2 weeks ago

Review: 9th Dawn III: Shadow of Erthil (Nintendo Switch)

A passing glance at 9th Dawn III: Shadow of Erthil cannot possibly prepare you for the breadth and depth of the RPG that awaits you. It is through and through …
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Review: Tiki Brawl (Nintendo Switch)
3
3 weeks ago

Review: Tiki Brawl (Nintendo Switch)

To set your expectations at a reasonable level, you should look to the cost of Tiki Brawl rather than its cover art. It can be purchased for less than one …
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Review: Crown Trick (Nintendo Switch)
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1 month ago

Review: Crown Trick (Nintendo Switch)

Designed to put your strategic skills to the test, Crown Trick is a roguelike that challenges you to think creatively about how you’ll tackle each randomly generated labyrinth.

You play …
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Review: Puddle Knights (Nintendo Switch)
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1 month ago

Review: Puddle Knights (Nintendo Switch)

The premise of Puddle Knights is simple. The bishops and ladies of the lands need to stay looking presentable as they travel across a terrain plagued with muddy puddles. Luckily, …
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Review: Projection: First Light (Nintendo Switch)
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1 month ago

Review: Projection: First Light (Nintendo Switch)

Set in a magical shadow puppet world, Projection: First Light integrates a simple core concept into every facet of the game. It is built into the aesthetic, the story and …
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Review: Ori and the Will of the Wisp (Nintendo Switch)
9.5
2 months ago

Review: Ori and the Will of the Wisp (Nintendo Switch)

The direct sequel to 2015’s Ori and the Blind Forest, Ori and the Will of the Wisp is three times the size of its predecessor. A stunningly beautiful fantasy world, …
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Review: Prinny 1•2: Exploded and Reloaded (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review: Prinny 1•2: Exploded and Reloaded (Nintendo Switch)

You might imagine that a 2D side-scrolling platformer that allows you 1,000 lives to complete the game would be fairly easy, all things considered. Prinny 1•2: Exploded and Reloaded exists …
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Review: Embracelet (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
2 months ago

Review: Embracelet (Nintendo Switch)

You are warned at the beginning of Embracelet that “you can’t fail or make any wrong choices, but your actions might affect how people feel about you”. This focus on …
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Review: Journey of the Broken Circle (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
2 months ago

Review: Journey of the Broken Circle (Nintendo Switch)

Every element of Journey of the Broken Circle seems designed for simplicity. The colour schemes, the artwork, the gentle soundtrack. Even the protagonist is just a circle, with a little …
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Review: OkunoKA Madness (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review: OkunoKA Madness (Nintendo Switch)

A platformer designed to test the precision of your speedrunning skills, OkunoKA Madness combines brutally challenging levels with an adorable alien protagonist and a gorgeous fantasy setting.

You play as …
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Review: Gleamlight (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Gleamlight (Nintendo Switch)

Set in a world of stained glass, Gleamlight is an ambitious game with an unspoken story designed to reveal itself to you. There is no tutorial and no instructions. The …
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Review: Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (Nintendo Switch)

It is clear from the first moment of Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time that the creators were very aware of the special place its multi-award winning source material holds in …
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Review: Helheim Hassle (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Helheim Hassle (Nintendo Switch)

If you’re not already familiar with Perfectly Paranormal as game creators, the premise of Helheim Hassle tells you everything you need to know. You play as pacifist Viking Bjørn who …
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Review: Linn: Path of Orchards (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Linn: Path of Orchards (Nintendo Switch)

Linn: Path of Orchards is the kind of puzzle game that treads the delicate balance between challenging and calming. Its soothing atmosphere is established immediately by both the gentle music …
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Review: Distraint 2 (Nintendo Switch)
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4 months ago

Review: Distraint 2 (Nintendo Switch)

Distraint 2 is a game that does not pull its punches, dropping you immediately into its dark themes and the intensity of the emotions that come with them. It opens …
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Review: Nowhere Prophet (Nintendo Switch)
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4 months ago

Review: Nowhere Prophet (Nintendo Switch)

Set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Nowhere Prophet places you at the head of a group wandering in search of a safe haven at the mystical Crypt. The collapse of civilisation …
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Review: REZ PLZ (Nintendo Switch)
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4 months ago

Review: REZ PLZ (Nintendo Switch)

Games built on a funny premise can be wildly hit or miss. Too often, it’s difficult to sustain a joke that has already reached its punchline in the trailer. This …
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