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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: Darq Ultimate Edition (Nintendo Switch)
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10 months ago

Review: Darq Ultimate Edition (Nintendo Switch)

Set in the twisted hellscape of a lucid nightmare, DARQ Ultimate Edition blends physics-warping puzzles with a haunting atmosphere. You play as Lloyd, a silent character with a distinctly gothic …
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Review: The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow (Nintendo Switch)

Through the eyes of Thomasina Bateman, The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow plunges you into a mystery in the rolling countryside of Victorian England. The game is a point-and-click puzzle that …
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Review: Roller Drama (Nintendo Switch)
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12 months ago

Review: Roller Drama (Nintendo Switch)

Part visual novel, part sports management game, Roller Drama has a lot of fun and interesting ideas at its foundation. Unfortunately, very few of the concepts are executed to their …
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Review: Trek to Yomi (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Trek to Yomi (Nintendo Switch)

Trek to Yomi is entirely greyscale. Ominous music plays over a gorgeously designed village shrouded in mist. The written options are accompanied by Japanese translations.

The game opens in a …
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Review: Paper Cut Mansion (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Paper Cut Mansion (Nintendo Switch)

Clearly identifiable through its distinct art style, Paper Cut Manion is a spooky roguelite set in a cardboard mansion. You, the NPCs, the enemies and all the furniture are made …
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Review: Wavetale (Nintendo Switch)
9
1 year ago

Review: Wavetale (Nintendo Switch)

Wavetale takes place in a gorgeous archipelago, where the small island community is confined to scraps of land. You play as Sigrid, who lives with her grandmother maintaining a lighthouse …
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Review: Togges (Nintendo Switch)
8
1 year ago

Review: Togges (Nintendo Switch)

Togges begins with an outrageously dramatic backstory. Star Wars-style scrolling text accompanied by a booming narrator sets the scene. This introduces the game’s sense of humor from the very first …
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Review: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet (Nintendo Switch)
5
1 year ago

Review: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet (Nintendo Switch)

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is a mixed bag. It’s obvious where corners have been cut. But it excels at catering to lifelong fans while still being accessible to children in …
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Review: A Plague Tale: Requiem – Cloud Version (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: A Plague Tale: Requiem – Cloud Version (Nintendo Switch)

A Plague Tale: Requiem is the eagerly anticipated sequel to 2019’s A Plague Tale: Innocence. It picks up six months after we last saw the de Runes, now reunited with …
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Review: Hell Pie (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Hell Pie (Nintendo Switch)

A 3D platformer that prides itself on obscenity, Hell Pie stars a demon of bad taste on an epic adventure through the many layers of Hell.

You play as Nate, …
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Review: Splatoon 3 (Nintendo Switch)
9
1 year ago

Review: Splatoon 3 (Nintendo Switch)

The long-awaited third installment to one of Nintendo’s biggest family games, Splatoon 3 had a lot to live up to from the moment it launched. Luckily for this title, the …
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Review: Severed Steel (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Severed Steel (Nintendo Switch)

A first-person shooter that prides itself on its complex yet beautifully fluid mechanics, Severed Steel moves at a rapid pace. It opens on a wordless cutscene that introduces your protagonist, …
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Review: Please Touch the Artwork (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Please Touch the Artwork (Nintendo Switch)

Inspired by and set within the calm environs of a modern art gallery, Please Touch the Artwork is a creative and intelligent puzzle game curated to be soothing. It plays …
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Review: Ground Divers (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
2 years ago

Review: Ground Divers (Nintendo Switch)

Combining a cute art style with playful dialogue, Ground Divers plumbs the literal depths of alien worlds, while only grazing metaphorical ones.

The game takes place in a distant future. …
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Review: Mr. Prepper (Nintendo Switch)
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2 years ago

Review: Mr. Prepper (Nintendo Switch)

Set in a chillingly familiar world, Mr. Prepper is predominantly a crafting game. Under the thumb of invasive, oppressive government agents, you build your own underground bunker and populate it …
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Review: Zorro The Chronicles (Nintendo Switch
5
2 years ago

Review: Zorro The Chronicles (Nintendo Switch

The companion game to the show, Zorro The Chronicles is a child-friendly hack-and-slash adventure. The game reimagines the legend of Zorro through a series of 18 missions you undertake to …
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Review: Lumberhill (Nintendo Switch)
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2 years ago

Review: Lumberhill (Nintendo Switch)

Rapid pacing and bold, busy environments combine in Lumberhill to create the kind of colourful, time-challenge game that is easy to learn but difficult to master.

You play as a …
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Review: Dungeons of Dreadrock (Nintendo Switch)
8
2 years ago

Review: Dungeons of Dreadrock (Nintendo Switch)

Inspired by early adventure video games, Dungeons of Dreadrock sends you – a lone child – into a 100-floor dungeon that requires you to fight off monsters and solve puzzles …
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