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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: Rotund Takeoff (Nintendo Switch)
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1 day ago

Review: Rotund Takeoff (Nintendo Switch)

A remake of Dahku’s Wii U title Chubbins, Rotund Takeoff reimagines the precision platformer for the Nintendo Switch with a funky retro vibe. Like its predecessor, you play as a …
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Review: The House in Fata Morgana: Dreams of the Revenants Edition (Nintendo Switch)
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1 week ago

Review: The House in Fata Morgana: Dreams of the Revenants Edition (Nintendo Switch)

A visual novel with a plot spanning centuries, The House in Fata Morgana: Dreams of the Revenants Edition is a game that requires focus. If you like twisting, suspenseful stories …
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Review: Smelter (Nintendo Switch)
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2 weeks ago

Review: Smelter (Nintendo Switch)

Pitched as an action-strategy hybrid, Smelter takes inspiration from 16-bit classics and reimagines them in a faintly Biblical war-torn landscape.

You play as Eve, ripped from the Garden by something …
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Review: New Pokémon Snap (Nintendo Switch)
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1 month ago

Review: New Pokémon Snap (Nintendo Switch)

Riding a wave of over twenty years of built-up anticipation, New Pokémon Snap revives the iconic N64 Pokémon photography game for Nintendo Switch. You assist Professor Mirror with his research …
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Review: The Longing (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
2 months ago

Review: The Longing (Nintendo Switch)

A game that takes 400 days and counts down the seconds in real-time, The Longing requires patience. You play as a Shade, the servant of a magical underground king whose …
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Review: Clea 2 (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review: Clea 2 (Nintendo Switch)

Following on from a game with a solid cult following but mixed reviews, Clea 2 is a horror game that focuses on skill and stealth over jump scares. It uses …
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Review: Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review: Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion (Nintendo Switch)

The creators of Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion have been frank and unapologetic about the game’s conception as a joke. This can be a risk when it comes to creating …
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Review: The Skylia Prophecy (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review: The Skylia Prophecy (Nintendo Switch)

All dark colours and 8-bit graphics, The Skylia Prophecy evokes gaming history’s earliest action platformers from the title screen. It tells a classic fantasy story, set in a medieval world …
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Review: Battle Brothers (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Battle Brothers (Nintendo Switch)

Despite being constructed from some very familiar components, Battle Brothers has enough unique style to stand out. The turn-based tactical RPG takes place in a medieval fantasy land. You lead …
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Review: Pinkman+ (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Pinkman+ (Nintendo Switch)

Pinkman+ is an action platformer with minimalism at its core. It is fast-paced, with simple mechanics and familiar traps that combine to make for an addictive little game.

You play …
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Review: PAKO Caravan (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: PAKO Caravan (Nintendo Switch)

Inspired by the granddaddy of all mobile games, PAKO Caravan is a reimagining of Snake in which you play as a car pulling an ever extending string of trailers behind …
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Review: Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos (Nintendo Switch)
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4 months ago

Review: Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos (Nintendo Switch)

A game founded on teamwork, Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos combines classic fantasy dungeon-crawling, community building and exploration of the natural world. You play as a hero destined to save …
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Review: Half Past Fate: Romantic Distancing (Nintendo Switch)
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4 months ago

Review: Half Past Fate: Romantic Distancing (Nintendo Switch)

An addition to the Half Past Fate series for the lovestruck of 2020, Half Past Fate: Romantic Distancing follows a pair of star-crossed lovers trying to maintain a blossoming relationship …
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Review: Balancelot (Nintendo Switch)
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4 months ago

Review: Balancelot (Nintendo Switch)

Balancelot is one of those games that makes you suspect the jokey name came first, and the mechanics, narrative or style were built around the pun. This is a risky …
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Review: Ping Redux (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
5 months ago

Review: Ping Redux (Nintendo Switch)

A love letter to the earliest generation of gaming, Ping Redux is soaked in its hyper retro influences. Everything from the music, to the design style, to the gameplay itself …
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Review: Landflix Odyssey (Nintendo Switch)
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5 months ago

Review: Landflix Odyssey (Nintendo Switch)

In Landflix Odyssey, you play as a beer-chugging, pizza-eating layabout who spends his time binge watching all the biggest TV shows on streaming service Landflix. When you use some weird …
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Review: Paw Paw Paw (Nintendo Switch)
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6 months ago

Review: Paw Paw Paw (Nintendo Switch)

You are a warrior living in the once prosperous kingdom of Paw Paw Paw. When the King decrees that everyone in the land must wear pants, you are drawn out …
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Review: Kolumno (Nintendo Switch)
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6 months ago

Review: Kolumno (Nintendo Switch)

The portfolio of games released by Flynn’s Arcade is varied and diverse in every possible sense, including style, genre and even quality. Kolumno is an example of what the studio …
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