05th Aug2020

‘Tales From Dragon Mountain 1 & 2’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Tales From Dragon Mountain 1: The Strix Mina Lockheart’s dreams became unbearable nightmares. She had a dream about her grandmother Kate and their old family house being eaten by flames. One day, Mina decided to travel back to their family estate to make peace with her own memories and feelings of loss and loneliness. But […]

03rd Aug2020

‘Rigid Force Redux’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Yet another shmup on the Nintendo Switch – which is quickly becoming a regular home to the genre – Rigid Force Redux follows the familiar shmup set-up: in this case you’re a pilot in an intergalactic war against humanity and you must take down infected aliens and dreadful machines, confronting the enemy threat and blasting […]

29th Jul2020

Let’s Sing franchise expands with ‘Let’s Sing presents Queen’

by Phil Wheat

Ravenscourt and Voxler today announce a special entry in the highly successful (and Nerdly favourite) Let’s Sing series: Let’s Sing presents Queen… Grab the microphone and get ready to rock! Sing alone or share the stage with your friends in compelling game modes while you follow in the footsteps of Queen, the biggest rock band […]

22nd Jul2020

SODESCO bringing ‘Kaze and the Wild Masks’ to consoles

by Phil Wheat

SOEDESCO and development studio PixelHive have announced that 90’s inspired platformer Kaze and the Wild Masks is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. The pixel-art platformer hops to the stores with both a digital and physical version. With hand-animated pixel-art graphics, classic side-scrolling action and a fierce rabbit as the protagonist, […]

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09th Jul2020

‘Ultracore’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

For those of us unlucky enough (or not made of money) to have grabbed one of the many limited physical versions of retro-shooter Ultracore, ININ Games have finally released the game digitally across all the major consoles – surprisingly including the PS Vita! We’re looking at the Nintendo Switch version which, given the platforms current […]

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07th Jul2020

‘Catherine: Full Body’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Wow, where to begin with Catherine: Full Body? Originally released in Japan in February 2011 and the US in July of the same year, in the UK we had to wait some seven months after its US debut to enjoy the “epic-weirdness” that was Catherine. And now, years later, Nintendo’s flagship console gets its first […]

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22nd Jun2020

‘Lonely Mountains: Downhill’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

For years now I’ve been on the search for that perfect biking game… Yes, I know, its a very niche genre to enjoy and it is – currently – dominated by by the likes of the Trials games and the myriad of clones it inspired. However there have been some great, in fact ONE great […]

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17th Jun2020

‘Civilization VI & Expansions Bundle’ Review

by Matthew Smail

When I look back across almost thirty years (goodness me) of videogaming experience, there are several games that have stayed with me through their various iterations. Super Mario, Football Manager and Total War all spring to mind (as well as several others) but chief among them is the Civilization series. When I first sunk hundreds […]

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17th Jun2020

‘Duke Nukem 3D’ coming to the Nintendo Switch

by Phil Wheat

The latest version of the classic Duke Nukem 3D, which is already out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch thanks to Gearbox Software and SONKA – the Polish game developer and publisher best known for Astro Bears on the Switch – who ported the game on to […]

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15th Jun2020

First look at ‘Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix’

by Phil Wheat

GameMill Entertainment has today announced Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix, a new kart racing video game jam-packed with Nickelodeon’s most beloved icons, coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this October. Developed by Bamtang Games, this action-packed sequel expands on the original Nickelodeon Kart Racers with even more characters and tracks inspired […]

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12th Jun2020

‘Darius Cozmic Collection’ coming to PS4 and Switch

by Phil Wheat

The localised, digital, versions of one of the highest revered shoot ‘em up game series in the history of video gaming, Darius, are heading to the Nintendo eShop and PSN. The Darius series pioneered horizontal shoot ‘em up games and was developed by the legendary TAITO Corporation. The first Darius game wowed arcade going fans […]

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11th Jun2020

‘Namco Museum Archives: Vols 1 & 2’ coming to consoles

by Phil Wheat

Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe have today announced that Namco Museum Archives Volume 1 and 2 will be available to download on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC from 18th June 2020, and will be available in selected retailers from 10th July 2020. Gathering Namco’s hits and long-lost treasures, each volume of Namco Museum […]

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11th Jun2020

First look at ‘Transformers: Battlegrounds’ video game!

by Phil Wheat

Hasbro and Outright Games have today announced that Transformers: Battlegrounds, an all-new Transformers video game for kids and fans of all ages, will launch October 23rd on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC. UK developer Coatsink bring the timeless, legendary war between Autobots and Decepticons to life in a never before seen way. […]

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11th Jun2020

Wales Interactive announce new rom-com FMV title ‘Five Dates’

by Phil Wheat

On of Nerdly’s favourite game producers Wales Interactive (who’ve released FMV games such as The Complex, Late Shift and The Bunker), alongside Good Gate Media, have today announced their latest FMV title, Five Dates – a completely live-action, interactive romantic comedy for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. The plot follows Vinny, a millennial […]

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21st May2020

‘Roundguard’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Remember Peggle? Remember how addictive that simple game of bouncing balls across a puzzle-like layout was? Well prepare to be just as addicted to Roundguard, which takes the same “bouncing” concept and adds a little extra… taking players through a series of mystery dungeons with over 150 unique items and the punishment of a roguelike […]

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20th May2020

‘Gravity Rider Zero’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

The original Trials HD was something of a behemoth in gaming history, managing to capture the imagination of gamers everywhere. Since the release of that game there have been a myriad of sequels and a metric sh*t-ton of imitators – some good, some bad. Some REALLY bad. Where does Gravity Rider Zero sit? Read on […]

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14th May2020

‘Paper Mario: The Origami King’ coming to Nintendo Switch

by Phil Wheat

Are you ready for your fun to in-crease tenfold? Well it will when Paper Mario: The Origami King comes to the Nintendo Switch in July! Well, a special invitation to a colourful, paper-crafted world has arrived. Join Princess Peach, Mario and Luigi in attending the kingdom’s origami festival when Paper Mario: The Origami King launches […]

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14th May2020

Digital Shorts: ‘Ghost Sweeper’ & ‘Fledgling Heroes’ Reviews (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 not one but TWO new indie games, Ghost Sweeper and Fledgling Heroes, both of which are now available on the Nintendo […]

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12th May2020

Game On! Review: ‘Moving Out’ (Nintendo Switch)

by Jason Brigger

A little about our family… My wife and I love playing video games, board games, card games and any tabletop game we can get our hands on. In the last several years, we have been including our 10-year-old son and our 6-year-old daughter, and sometimes our 3-year old son, in our game nights. With so […]

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11th May2020

‘Chaos Code: New Sign of Catastrophe’ Review (Switch)

by Phil Wheat

2D fighters are my gaming bread and butter, having been weened on to them at an early age thanks to side-scrolling efforts such as Double Dragon and Streets of Rage and discovering the grand-daddy of 2D fighters, Street Fighter 2 at an arcade in Majorca back in the 90s. Since then I’ve played them all, […]

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11th May2020

‘Factotum 90’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

From indie studio TACS Games and first appearing on the Wii U of all places, Factotum 90 sees you trapped in deep space after something’s collided with your ship. Main power is offline and you’re trapped. It’s lucky you have access to a terminal that allows you to take control of two walker robots as […]

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08th May2020

‘King Lucas’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

After an affair King Lucas had with the Witch of Sausan, the Queen left him and remarried in an adjacent kingdom, and now his daughters are the only ones left at his side. Due to his love for them, each and every time they get lost in the castle, he moves heaven and earth to […]

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