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Review: Townscaper (Nintendo Switch)
4
2 days ago

Review: Townscaper (Nintendo Switch)

Townscaper is a title full of potential that will sadly never get realized. It sums itself up better than I can, as “…an experimental passion project. More of a toy …
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Review: Spelunker HD Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)
9
2 days ago

Review: Spelunker HD Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

There are so many awesome retro games that just haven’t held up over time—gameplay wise—and Spelunker is one of them. This time around, players get to experience the “HD Deluxe” version. Fans of the original will appreciate how great the game looks, and new players will get to experience this cute, fun adventure in a whole new light.
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Review: Badland: Game of the Year Edition (Nintendo Switch)
5.5
4 days ago

Review: Badland: Game of the Year Edition (Nintendo Switch)

If you’re a Nintendo gamer who missed it on the Wii U, the boastfully named Badland: Game of the Year Edition was released last month on the Nintendo Switch. It’s …
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Review: Dreamscaper (Nintendo Switch)
9
4 days ago

Review: Dreamscaper (Nintendo Switch)

A roguelite dungeon crawler set within a nightmare, Dreamscaper challenges you to explore a constantly shifting subconscious to tackle the protagonist’s deeply held trauma. This premise is woven elegantly into …
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Review: WitchSpring3 [Re:Fine] – The Story of Eirudy (Nintendo Switch)
5.5
4 days ago

Review: WitchSpring3 [Re:Fine] – The Story of Eirudy (Nintendo Switch)

WitchSpring3 [Re:Fine] – The Story of Eirudy is a study in mobile vs. console gaming. Originally released for mobile devices, The [ReFine] version is a Switch port that makes some necessary improvements, but not enough to justify the price.
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Review: Black Book (Nintendo Switch)
8
4 days ago

Review: Black Book (Nintendo Switch)

There are plenty of periods in history that have long been neglected by the medium of games. 19th Century Russia is a good example of that. Fortunately, Russian developer Morteshka …
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Review: King’s Bounty II (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
5 days ago

Review: King’s Bounty II (Nintendo Switch)

Good news—the prince has ordered your release from Crucis Prison. Bad news—you have to travel across a frozen land to go see him…immediately. Bundle up, buttercup; it’s going to be a chilly ride through this turn-based strategy RPG.
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Review: Fort Triumph (Nintendo Switch)
7
5 days ago

Review: Fort Triumph (Nintendo Switch)

Fort Triumph is a strategy, role-playing game published by ALL IN! GAMES. With various characters and classes to choose from, the gameplay can vary greatly each time you pick up …
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Review: Sonic Colors: Ultimate (Nintendo Switch)
7
1 week ago

Review: Sonic Colors: Ultimate (Nintendo Switch)

Despite what the net says, I liked Sonic Forces. It’s one of my favorite Switch games, and I’ve gone back to it many times. On the flip side, I’ve never …
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Review: Unbound: Worlds Apart (Nintendo Switch)
9
1 week ago

Review: Unbound: Worlds Apart (Nintendo Switch)

Unbound: Worlds Apart plunges you into a multiverse of chaos from the opening scene. You play as Soli, a young mage whose ability to open portals between worlds is tested …
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Review: Barry the Bunny (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
1 week ago

Review: Barry the Bunny (Nintendo Switch)

Barry the Bunny is a cartoony platformer in which you build bridges to rescue stranded bunnies while avoiding other forest critters. Yep, it’s about as cute as it sounds. Thankfully, …
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Review: Piczle Puzzle & Watch Collection (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
2 weeks ago

Review: Piczle Puzzle & Watch Collection (Nintendo Switch)

Piczle Puzzle & Watch Collection is advertised as “a love-letter to the days of LCD handheld gaming,” and I have to say it pretty much nails it. It taps into …
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Review: Golf Club Wasteland (Nintendo Switch)
8
2 weeks ago

Review: Golf Club Wasteland (Nintendo Switch)

Telling a cautionary tale isn’t usually the goal of an arcade sport game, but that’s what Golf Club Wasteland does. Major corporations have rendered the Earth uninhabitable, so the one-percenters have fled to Mars and only return to play a few rounds of golf, which totally checks.
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Review: Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+(Nintendo Switch)
7.5
2 weeks ago

Review: Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+(Nintendo Switch)

I confess, despite being a space shmup fan, my experience with the long-lasting Darius series is quite limited. The only one I’ve played before is Darius Gaiden on the Sega …
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Review: Together (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
3 weeks ago

Review: Together (Nintendo Switch)

Together is a platformer for the Nintendo Switch that uses a tethering mechanic to encourage gamers to play, well, together. It’s fun overall, despite a few flaws. Let’s explore it …
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Review: Kitaria Fables (Nintendo Switch)
9
3 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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Pure Nintendo Review Recap – August, 2021
3 weeks ago

Pure Nintendo Review Recap – August, 2021

Team Pure Nintendo published 22 reviews in the month of August. While we had some lower scorers (Kickerinho World, Freddy Spaghetti 2) we also had hits like The Great Ace …
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Review: Cotton Reboot! (Nintendo Switch)
8
4 weeks ago

Review: Cotton Reboot! (Nintendo Switch)

If you’re a fan of scrolling shooters, don’t overlook this remake of Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams as I originally did. Cotton Reboot! is a game worthy of its titular exclamation mark.
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