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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.
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Review: Highwater (Nintendo Switch)
9
1 month ago

Review: Highwater (Nintendo Switch)

The latest installment in the Demagog Studio post-apocalyptic extended universe, Highwater is a hauntingly beautiful and provocative game that expands on the ravaged world introduced in Golf Club Wasteland and …
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Review: Lil Guardsman (Nintendo Switch)
9
2 months ago

Review: Lil Guardsman (Nintendo Switch)

A deduction adventure with a great sense of humor, Lil Guardsman takes the addictive and absorbing gameplay style of titles like Papers Please and plants it into a cute fantasy setting.
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Review: The Cub (Nintendo Switch)
9.5
3 months ago

Review: The Cub (Nintendo Switch)

Blending simple mechanics with a gorgeous post-apocalyptic world, The Cub is an intricately detailed game that draws on a wealth of influences to ask a weighty question: What kind of …
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Review: Terra Nil (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Terra Nil (Nintendo Switch)

A game with a simple approach to a provocative and serious issue, Terra Nil charges you with terraforming a ruined planet Earth so that its natural biodiversity can reemerge. It …
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Review: Crymachina (Nintendo Switch)
6
4 months ago

Review: Crymachina (Nintendo Switch)

Set thousands of years after humanity has gone extinct, Crymachina places you in the role of a human consciousness restored as data. Machines have been tasked with caring for the …
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Review: Gordian Quest (Nintendo Switch)
8
5 months ago

Review: Gordian Quest (Nintendo Switch)

Inspired by old classics, Gordian Quest takes the core features of the fantasy RPG genre and spins them into a deck-builder set in a sprawling magical world. 

You are given …
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Review: Gunbrella (Nintendo Switch)
9
5 months ago

Review: Gunbrella (Nintendo Switch)

Blending a dystopian neo-noir setting with a side-scrolling puzzle structure, Gunbrella absorbs you into its gritty world with a mystery at its core. You play as a man with a …
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Review: Cocoon (Nintendo Switch)
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6 months ago

Review: Cocoon (Nintendo Switch)

From the lead gameplay designer of Limbo and Inside, Cocoon is a similarly unique puzzle platformer. The innovative game is set across a number of distant alien planets with their …
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Review: Bokura (Nintendo Switch)
9
6 months ago

Review: Bokura (Nintendo Switch)

An innovative co-op game, Bokura tells a heartfelt coming-of-age story of two young boys in search of home. The game requires two players who are playing on separate consoles, ideally …
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Review: Nintendo Switch (Fresh Start)
6
7 months ago

Review: Nintendo Switch (Fresh Start)

A relaxing game built around an environmental message, Fresh Start takes you on a tour around the world, rescuing native flora and fauna by clearing up various disasters. You are …
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Review: Tiny Thor (Nintendo Switch)
6
7 months ago

Review: Tiny Thor (Nintendo Switch)

A cute 2D side-scroller, Tiny Thor blends a nostalgic approach to game construction with influences taken from Norse mythology. You play as the titular young Thor, aged eight. Your father …
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Review: Chants of Sennaar (Nintendo Switch)
9
8 months ago

Review: Chants of Sennaar (Nintendo Switch)

Inspired by the legend of the Tower of Babel, Chants of Sennaar uses a globally popular myth to take you on a unique and innovative journey. You play as a …
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Review: The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood (Nintendo Switch)
9.5
8 months ago

Review: The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood (Nintendo Switch)

A point-and-click interactive story that genuinely makes you think about the choices you make, The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood challenges you to consider deep existential ideas. Through the story of an …
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Review: Smushi Come Home (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: Smushi Come Home (Nintendo Switch)

Cute and cosy, Smushi Come Home is set in the undergrowth of a soft fantasy world. You play as a tiny, sentient mushroom, beginning the game on the little island …
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Review: Etrian Odyssey II HD (Nintendo Switch)
7
10 months ago

Review: Etrian Odyssey II HD (Nintendo Switch)

Etrian Odyssey II HD is the kind of sequel that religiously follows the path laid out for it by its predecessor. Anyone familiar with the first game will have no …
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Review: Etrian Odyssey HD (Nintendo Switch)
8
10 months ago

Review: Etrian Odyssey HD (Nintendo Switch)

A Switch remake of a game originally released in 2007, Etrian Odyssey is a dungeon-crawler that tasks you with revealing the secrets of a dangerous labyrinth. Upon arriving in Etria, …
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Review: Teslagrad 2 (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: Teslagrad 2 (Nintendo Switch)

The sequel to a game that was inevitably difficult to follow, Teslagrad 2 has been crafted with a lot of care, attention and knowledge of what made its predecessor so …
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Review: Teslagrad Remastered (Nintendo Switch)
9.5
11 months ago

Review: Teslagrad Remastered (Nintendo Switch)

An instantly beautiful game, Teslagrad Remastered opens in a rainy European village. It is gorgeously rendered. With no dialogue at all, you get all the information you need about the …
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