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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: Liberated (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: Liberated (Nintendo Switch)

At its core, the story of Liberated is not one that many people will find unfamiliar. The idea of a blossoming secret rebellion against a tyrannical fascist government is a …
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Review: Strawberry Vinegar (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: Strawberry Vinegar (Nintendo Switch)

If you had to imagine a game in which a demon manipulates her way into the life of a nine-year-old girl, you probably wouldn’t picture Strawberry Vinegar. Strawberry Vinegar is …
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Review: The Persistence (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: The Persistence (Nintendo Switch)

The ominous music playing over the menu of The Persistence immediately sets the scene for the horror sci-fi roguelike. You play as a clone of security officer Zimri Elder. You …
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Review: Archaica (Nintendo Switch)
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10 months ago

Review: Archaica (Nintendo Switch)

Steeped in the rich history of an ancient mystical world, Archaica is a puzzle game with a captivating backstory.

You play as a Light Bearer, tasked with the mission of …
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Review: Duck Souls+ (Nintendo Switch)
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10 months ago

Review: Duck Souls+ (Nintendo Switch)

All bright colours and cute characters, Duck Souls+ is the kind of wholesome, light-hearted game that makes it a bit easier to forget about the state of the world right …
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Review: Save Koch (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
11 months ago

Review: Save Koch (Nintendo Switch)

Save Koch is a strategy simulation game that puts you squarely at the centre of a conspiracy to oust the Mafia kingpin. You play as Jeffrey Koch, the titular kingpin, …
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Review: Alder’s Blood (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: Alder’s Blood (Nintendo Switch)

Set in a world that has been abandoned by its god, Alder’s Blood is a game of stealth and strategy woven around a beautifully dark plot.

The game does a …
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Review: The Complex (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: The Complex (Nintendo Switch)

Given it must have been in production a long time before its release, The Complex is a game that resonates eerily well with an audience in spring 2020.

The game …
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Review: Ski Sniper (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: Ski Sniper (Nintendo Switch)

Ski Sniper is exactly what you would expect from a game called Ski Sniper that costs roughly the same as a pint.

Both the premise and execution are simple. You …
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Review: Syrup and the Ultimate Sweet (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: Syrup and the Ultimate Sweet (Nintendo Switch)

No matter how cynically you go into Syrup and the Ultimate Sweet, it’s difficult not to like the cute and colourful visual novel.

The story is set in a magical …
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Interview: Pure Nintendo speaks to the Perfectly Paranormal team about their new game, Helheim Hassle
12 months ago

Interview: Pure Nintendo speaks to the Perfectly Paranormal team about their new game, Helheim Hassle

The creators of the bizarre and brilliant Manual Samuel are coming back into the game this year with their new release, Helheim Hassle.

The new game is inspired by Viking …
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Review: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Nintendo Switch)
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12 months ago

Review: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Nintendo Switch)

If you’ve played a Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game before, you’ll already have an idea of how much you’ll like this addition to the series. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX …
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Review: Murder By Numbers (Nintendo Switch)
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12 months ago

Review: Murder By Numbers (Nintendo Switch)

Murder By Numbers is a puzzle game centred around a murder mystery, both inspired by and featuring TV detective dramas. While its core components aren’t typically found together, the creators …
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Review: Motorcycle Mechanic Simulator (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Motorcycle Mechanic Simulator (Nintendo Switch)

Motorcycle Mechanic Simulator is the latest release in a series of mechanic simulation games that have not met with glowing reviews so far. The previous games were criticised for having …
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Review: Knights and Bikes (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Knights and Bikes (Nintendo Switch)

Knights and Bikes is a game about riding bikes, throwing frisbees and splashing in muddy puddles with your best friend and your companion goose. It is wholesome and bursting with …
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Review: Not Tonight (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Not Tonight (Nintendo Switch)

Heavily influenced by the incredible Cold War era dystopia Papers, Please, Not Today takes a similar approach to exploring the political and personal impact of the United Kingdom’s separation from …
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Review: Ultimate Racing 2D (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Ultimate Racing 2D (Nintendo Switch)

There are certain essential factors that are at the core of every racing game, no matter what is built around it, and Ultimate Racing 2D gets a lot of those …
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Review: Simulacra (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Simulacra (Nintendo Switch)

A game with an innovative approach to the horror genre, Simulacra is uniquely immersive and makes use of a brilliant type of realism to draw you in.

You play, effectively, …
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