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Review: Kitaria Fables (Nintendo Switch)
9
2 weeks ago

Review: Kitaria Fables (Nintendo Switch)

Kitaria Fables is a hard-to-put-down RPG in which you proect Paw Village and the rest of your little world against the (calamity?) and the monsters it affected. With lots to do, lots to look at, and lots of cute animals to talk to, this game is definitely worth playing.
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Review: The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
1 month ago

Review: The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles (Nintendo Switch)

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is a wonderful game that will win over adventure/puzzle and visual novel fans with its humor, quirkiness, and genuinely tense moments. Even without mainstays like Phoenix, Apollo, and Maya, franchise fans will feel right at home.
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Review: Cross the Moon (Nintendo Switch)
7
2 months ago

Review: Cross the Moon (Nintendo Switch)

With no alternative endings (again, there are no decisions to make, so no way to split off the narrative), it’s one-and-done with the visual novel Cross the Moon. But it’s priced accordingly, and is a very interesting read while it lasts.
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Review: Winds of Change (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
3 months ago

Review: Winds of Change (Nintendo Switch)

Winds of Change is a fantasy visual novel in which you play as a Seer (or Seeress) whose job is to lead a Rebellion against the unjust leaders of your land. You will have plenty of people to meet throughout the story, as well as plenty of decisions to make.
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Review: Sumire (Nintendo Switch)
7
3 months ago

Review: Sumire (Nintendo Switch)

In Sumire, you play as a teenage girl whose dad has just left her and her mother, and whose grandmother has passed away. This has caused Sumire to feel down and unmotivated. That is, until a flower comes to get her out of the house to enjoy a “perfect day.”
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Review: Layers of Fear 2 (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
4 months ago

Review: Layers of Fear 2 (Nintendo Switch)

Layers of Fear 2 definitely holds up to its name. You play as an actor who is about to start your next project. But before you are able to, your director wants you to explore your role and get into character. But are you researching a role or your own hidden past?
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Review: DARQ Complete Edition (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
5 months ago

Review: DARQ Complete Edition (Nintendo Switch)

In the game DARQ, you follow a young boy named Lloyd who seems trapped in a nightmare loop. Your objective is to help him wake up by exploring his dreams and solving puzzles. Is this a nightmare you’ll want to see through to the end?
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Review: Astrologaster (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
7 months ago

Review: Astrologaster (Nintendo Switch)

In Astrologaster, you play as an unlicensed doctor who helps his patients by seeking guidance from the stars. With visual novel-style gameplay, an Elizabethan-era setting, and pop-up book visuals, is an entertaining time in your fortune?
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Review: Filament (Nintendo Switch)
7
10 months ago

Review: Filament (Nintendo Switch)

Filament  is a unique puzzle game in which you play as a character stranded on a ship. Your goal is to complete tasks to help bring the ship back to life, while also figuring out what happened to its crew. But is this a mystery worth solving?
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Review: Clea (Nintendo Switch)
7
11 months ago

Review: Clea (Nintendo Switch)

Don’t let its children’s book aesthetic and promise of being “jump scare free” fool you. Clea is an effectively creepy survival horror game that requires plenty of patience and courage when you’d rather just run.
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Review: Lost Ember (Nintendo Switch)
7
11 months ago

Review: Lost Ember (Nintendo Switch)

Lost Ember is a game for those who enjoy nature, animals, and a touching storyline. Although there’s not much to do during gameplay, you may still find yourself enjoying almost every moment. Unfortunately, there are better ways to do so than on the Nintendo Switch.
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Review: Over the Alps (Nintendo Switch)
7
12 months ago

Review: Over the Alps (Nintendo Switch)

Over the Alps is like a good book in the form of a game. While I did find the story a little hard to follow at first, as I got farther in, everything started to come together.
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Review: Spiritfarer (Nintendo Switch)
8
1 year ago

Review: Spiritfarer (Nintendo Switch)

Spiritfarer brings light to a topic we all seem to have trouble comprehending: death. While many games include death in some way or another, Spiritfarer provides a new perspective that will allow you to see dying from a more peaceful and positive perspective.
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