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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: Shadows 2: Perfidia (Nintendo Switch)
9
5 days ago

Review: Shadows 2: Perfidia (Nintendo Switch)

You are advised, when Shadows II Perfidia first loads, to play in the dark with headphones on for a fully immersive horror experience. This is definitely worth doing if you …
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Review: Wordsweeper by POWGI (Nintendo Switch)
7
2 weeks ago

Review: Wordsweeper by POWGI (Nintendo Switch)

A mash-up of two classic puzzles, Wordsweeper by POWGI feels familiar but is in fact an original and exclusive POWGI game. It combines crosswords with minesweeper to create a game …
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Review: Zombie Driver: Immortal Edition (Nintendo Switch)
7
3 weeks ago

Review: Zombie Driver: Immortal Edition (Nintendo Switch)

With a suitably anarchic disregard for context, Zombie Driver plunges you immediately into the chaotic heart of a zombie apocalypse. You are trapped in a city that is close to …
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Review: Lost Orbit: Terminal Velocity (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
3 weeks ago

Review: Lost Orbit: Terminal Velocity (Nintendo Switch)

For a game with such simple mechanics, Lost Orbit: Terminal Velocity takes you through some genuinely emotional places.

You play as an engineer who fixes craft in the further reaches …
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Review: Etherborn (Nintendo Switch)
8
1 month ago

Review: Etherborn (Nintendo Switch)

A puzzle game set within an M C Escher world, Etherborn is an uncannily pretty game. The aesthetic is woven into every element of it, with soothing music and a …
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Review: Professor Lupo and His Horrible Pets (Nintendo Switch)
7
1 month ago

Review: Professor Lupo and His Horrible Pets (Nintendo Switch)

There is something special about the effort the creators of Professor Lupo and His Horrible Pets have put into creating puzzles that have the plot of the game woven so …
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Review: Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet (Nintendo Switch)
9
1 month ago

Review: Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet (Nintendo Switch)

When its Kickstarter campaign ran in 2013, Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet raised £5,000 more than its target. Now, as well as being available on Steam, the much-beloved point-and-click pirate …
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Review: We. the Revolution (Nintendo Switch)
8
2 months ago

Review: We. the Revolution (Nintendo Switch)

We. the Revolution is set in late 18th century France in the violent heart of the revolution.

You play as a judge, a man of wealth and power who is …
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Review: Word Wheel by POWGI (Nintendo Switch)
7
2 months ago

Review: Word Wheel by POWGI (Nintendo Switch)

As is often the case with puzzle games, Word Wheel by POWGI is incredibly simple and yet very addictive.

If you’ve ever played a Word Wheel game on an app …
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Review: Chicken Rider (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
2 months ago

Review: Chicken Rider (Nintendo Switch)

A passing glance at Chicken Rider will tell you basically all you need to know about it. It is bright and colourful, with a bizarre premise that only gets weirder …
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Review: Darkwood (Nintendo Switch)
8
3 months ago

Review: Darkwood (Nintendo Switch)

Darkwood introduces itself as a “challenging and unforgiving” top-down horror survival game and it absolutely follows through on that promise.

The influence of classic cult horror is evident right down …
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Review: Blazing Beaks (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
3 months ago

Review: Blazing Beaks (Nintendo Switch)

In a world where Angry Birds has its own film adaptation, it would be understandable to approach a game called Blazing Beaks with low expectations. But this adorable roguelite has …
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Review: The Padre (Nintendo Switch)
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4 months ago

Review: The Padre (Nintendo Switch)

A game aching with nostalgia, The Padre blends a retro art style with iconic elements from throughout the history of the horror genre.

The blocky design choices give the game …
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Review: Dawn of Survivors (Nintendo Switch)
7
4 months ago

Review: Dawn of Survivors (Nintendo Switch)

With all the components required for a solid zombie survival game, Dawn of Survivors is a steal for its price. It does require a subscription to Switch online, but after …
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Review: Overwhelm (Nintendo Switch)
8
4 months ago

Review: Overwhelm (Nintendo Switch)

The concept behind Overwhelm 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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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