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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: The King’s Bird (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
5 days 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
2 weeks 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
1 month 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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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Review: Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
4 months ago

Review: Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle (Nintendo Switch)

Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle is a simple game, but it definitely captures the essence of the franchise it is inspired by. It is gruesome and gory and the blood …
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Review: Black Bird (Nintendo Switch)
8
4 months ago

Review: Black Bird (Nintendo Switch)

Black Bird begins with a dark story that quickly turns bizarre, but moves at such a quick pace that you can’t help but get caught up in it.

You play …
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Review: Super Hyperactive Ninja (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
4 months ago

Review: Super Hyperactive Ninja (Nintendo Switch)

If it wasn’t apparent from the name alone, Super Hyperactive Ninja is an immediately ridiculous game with its sense of humour built into its core.

It has a quirky cartoony …
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Review: The Swindle (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
4 months ago

Review: The Swindle (Nintendo Switch)

The Swindle drops you into a steampunk re-imagining of Old London Town in a burst of ominous music and swirling fog. The bold aesthetic is all sepia hues, complete with …
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Review: Chasm (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
4 months ago

Review: Chasm (Nintendo Switch)

Chasm is far from the only game that is built around a sense of nostalgia for the video games that a lot of avid gamers remember from their childhood. What …
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Review: The Gardens Between (Nintendo Switch)
8
5 months ago

Review: The Gardens Between (Nintendo Switch)

The Gardens Between draws you into its atmosphere immediately. It opens on a classically familiar suburban setting, centred on a treehouse nestled between two houses. As rain falls and thunder …
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Review: Time Carnage (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
5 months ago

Review: Time Carnage (Nintendo Switch)

Time Carnage is near enough exactly what you would expect from a game called Time Carnage.

Marketed as a “frantic survival shooter”, you are sent through time with a couple …
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