08th Nov2023

‘Cyber Citizen Shockman 2: A New Menace’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

One of the things that has marked out this current generation of consoles is the re-releases of old(er) games on new formats – something that has given new life to old franchises and resurrected long-dead games AND games that never saw the light of day either worldwide or merely just Western audiences. This is where […]

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12th Oct2023

‘Crkd Nitro Deck’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

If you’ve played a Nintendo Switch in handheld mode for any length of time you’ll know that after a while it can become uncomfortable – especially for the larger-handed folks out there. You’ll also probably be well aware of the “drifting” issues that the Switch joycons can suffer from. One of the solutions, from both […]

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10th Oct2023

‘CounterAttack: Uprising’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

In CounterAttack: Uprising, humanity is faced with a mechanical apocalypse. Beings known as “Automatons” are hellbent on the complete eradication of the human race – assembling an unstoppable armada and laying waste to everything in their path. With nowhere to go, humanity is forced to rush the Experimental Space Fighter program into production with 8 […]

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13th Sep2023

Voxler and PLAION announce ‘Let’s Sing 2024’ for all consoles!

by Phil Wheat

The acclaimed karaoke franchise Let’s Sing is back with Let’s Sing 2024. Whether you’re a newcomer to karaoke – or a Let’s Sing aficionado like us here at Nerdly (editor Phil in particular) – you’ll find the 2024 edition has everything you need: current smash hits, all-time classics and modern chart toppers you can sing […]

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12th Apr2023

‘Pinku Kult: Hex Mortis’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by George P Thomas

Pinku Kult: Hex Mortis is an exciting new video game that combines elements of horror, action, and puzzle-solving to create a truly unique gaming experience. Developed by a small indie studio, this game has already garnered a lot of attention for its unique visuals, intriguing storyline, and engaging gameplay. The game takes place in a […]

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11th Apr2023

‘Zorro the Chronicles’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by George P Thomas

Zorro the Chronicles is a Nintendo Switch game based on the animated series of the same name. Developed by Cyber Group Studios, this action-adventure game allows players to step into the shoes of the legendary hero Zorro as he fights against the corrupt tyrant Ramon and his army of soldiers. The game features a captivating […]

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10th Apr2023

‘Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by George P Thomas

Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is the sequel to the popular 2017 game, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, which was a surprise hit that combined the worlds of Mario and Rabbids in a strategy game. This time around, the game takes place in space and introduces new characters, new abilities, and new gameplay mechanics. […]

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06th Apr2023

‘Sir Lovelot’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by George P Thomas

Sir Lovelot is a 2D platformer game that was originally released on the Nintendo Switch in March 2021. Developed and published by pixel.lu, Sir Lovelot follows the journey of a knight in search of love. With its retro-inspired graphics and tight gameplay, Sir Lovelot offers a fun and challenging experience for players. The game features […]

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05th Apr2023

‘Post Void’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Alain Elliott

The Nintendo Switch might just be my favourite console ever. I’ve always been a Nintendo guy, so it’s no surprise I’m talking like this about one of those console. But part of the reason I love it so much is because of its vast library of games that has led me to trying games and […]

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03rd Apr2023

‘Kao the Kangaroo’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by George P Thomas

Kao the Kangaroo is a classic 3D platformer game that has been remastered and re-released on the Nintendo Switch. Developed by Tate Multimedia, the game takes players on a journey through various levels and challenges as they control the titular character Kao, a cute and adventurous kangaroo. The game was originally released in 2000 for […]

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30th Mar2023

‘Aragami 2’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by George P Thomas

Aragami 2 is an action-packed stealth game developed and published by Lince Works for the Nintendo Switch console. It is the sequel to the 2016 game, which was critically acclaimed for its beautiful visuals, intriguing storyline, and immersive gameplay. Aragami 2 builds upon its predecessor’s strengths and delivers an even better gaming experience. The game […]

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26th Jan2023

‘Lone Ruin’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Alain Elliott

Super Rare Games have been on my radar for a while now. They are continuously releasing great, original indie games that are initially only available digitally, and making them physical releases, often with cool extras thrown in to. The occasional digital release is also included and this is where Lone Ruin comes in. What grabbed […]

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20th May2022

‘Cotton Fantasy’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

The Cotton franchise goes back 30 years and has appeared on many early consoles and computers including PC Engine, Neo Geo Pocket Color, right through to the early days of the original PlayStation. And throughout the years Cotton has received acclaim for its fast action, its colourful and detailed presentation and its cast – especially […]

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06th May2022

‘Quest For Infamy’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Alain Elliott

Broken Sword, Monkey Island, Grim Fandango, Syberia, Clock Tower. All classic games. All classic point and click adventure video games. But I haven’t played any of them and I’ve been playing video games for a very long time. I’m trying to think as I write this but it’s been at least thirty years. And in […]

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05th Apr2022

‘Ashwalkers’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Alain Elliott

Ashwalkers is not a type of game I have ever really played before. It’s an adventure survival game in which you make choices for your group of four (or less if you have unfortunately let one or two of them die on the journey) and those choices will determine what happens next. It sounded a […]

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29th Mar2022

Digital Shorts: ‘I Love Finding Cats! – Collector’s Edition’ Review (Switch)

by Phil Wheat

In DIGITAL SHORTS we review some of the latest video games that are only available digitally (at least in the UK), in a short-form review format. In this edition, we take a look at another point and click puzzle game from genre specialists Ocean Media. I Love Finding Cats! – Collector’s Edition is the latest […]

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17th Mar2022

‘Moto Roader MC’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Alain Elliott

I have always been fond of top-down racing video games and I’m not entirely sure why because I haven’t actually played a whole lot of them. I think my first memory of this type of racer probably came from seeing Super Off Road in gaming magazines in the nineties. There was something about that style […]

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19th Jan2022

‘Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Developed by the team who brought us Creed: Rise to Glory for VR platforms, Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions is the second collaboration between Survios and MGM Studios Inc., and brings the Rocky/Creed franchise bang up to date in a brand-new knockout arcade experience that sees players fight as one of 20 iconic characters from […]

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13th Jan2022

‘Faircroft’s Antiques: The Forbidden Crypt CE’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Faircroft’s Antiques: The Forbidden Crypt – Collectors Edition is the latest point and click, hidden-object adventure/puzzle game from developer BoomZap and publisher Ocean Media, following both Faircroft’s Antiques: Home For Christmas and Faircroft’s Antiques: The Heir of Glen Kinnoch – taking the gameplay aspects of both previous games and updating both the graphics AND control […]

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12th Jan2022

‘Ghost: Elisa Cameron’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Based on the best-selling Dark Horse graphic novel, “Ghost”, comes Ghost: Elisa Cameron. A game that sees you wake up in a cold, desolate bathroom without any memory of your whereabouts, as a surveillance camera tracks your every move. Can you piece together the mystery and find your way to safety? As the titular character […]

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11th Jan2022

‘Hellpoint’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Inspired by the challenging gameplay of Dark Souls, science fiction cult classics like Event Horizon, Hellpoint is a hardcore sci-fi action role-playing horror where you play as a synthetic human being, exploring an abandoned space station, fighting horrible abominations, collecting the axioms they leave behind and trying to uncover the truth behind your creation… When […]

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10th Jan2022

Digital Shorts: ‘Kill It With Fire’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

In DIGITAL SHORTS we review some of the latest video games that are only available digitally (at least in the UK), in a short-form review format. In this edition we take a look at Kill It With Fire, an arachnaphobe-unfriendly bug hunting game now on the Nintendo Switch. Much like Steam on PC, Nintendo’s Switch […]

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