19th Jan2018

‘Max: The Curse of Brotherhood’ to get a physical Switch release

by Phil Wheat

Wired Productions have announced that, in response to demand, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood will be getting a physical release for the Nintendo Switch on March 23rd. For those not already aware of the game, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a cinematic fairy-tale adventure perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Where Scandinavian storytelling […]

19th Jan2018

‘Guns, Gore and Cannoli’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Emma Rees

Guns, Gore and Cannoli is a 2D side scrolling shooter with lots of platforming. Set in the fictional Thugtown during the 1920’s era of prohibition, illegal alcohol trades are taking place and a series of gruesome ‘murders’ have been making the headlines. You play as headstrong mobster, Vinnie Cannoli, who is assigned the task of […]

18th Jan2018

Digital Shorts: ‘The Coma: Recut’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Matthew Smail

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 The Coma: Recut, a new Korean horror game now available on the Nintendo Switch. In The Coma: Recut, players take on […]

16th Jan2018

Digital Shorts: ‘Hammerwatch’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Matthew Smail

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 Hammerwatch, a new 16-bit inspired twin-stick shooter. Stop. Hammerwatch time! Sometimes, you have to let Games reviewers get away with an […]

15th Jan2018

‘Detective Pikachu’ gets a March release date!

by Kat Wheat

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have announced that Detective Pikachu is set to release exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS, both digitally and at retail, on 23rd March 2018. This Western release of Detective Pikachu includes all the chapters of the 2016 Japan-exclusive Nintendo eShop release, Detective Pikachu – Birth of a New Duo, but […]

12th Jan2018

‘Bloody Zombies’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Emma Rees

Bloody Zombies is a side scrolling beat ‘em up with platforming and hordes of ravenous zombies. Introduced in the style of a graphic novel, you discover that London has been completely overrun with the undead and you must survive the ensuing carnage either by yourself or with friends. You can choose to play with up […]

08th Jan2018

‘Slain: Back from Hell’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Emma Rees

Slain: Back from Hell is a side scrolling, hack ‘n’ slash platformer with light puzzle solving and a gothic, heavy metal theme. You play as a Hero called Bathroyn, who is none too pleased to be disturbed from his slumber. His quest is to free six cursed realms from the evil Overlords who have taken […]

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05th Jan2018

Digital Shorts: ‘One More Dungeon’ 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 One More Dungeon, a new 8-bit dungeon crawler – with a difference. Essentially a Doom/Quake-esque FPS, One More Dungeon shares a […]

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04th Jan2018

‘Brawlout’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Paul Metcalf

If you are a fan of Super Smash Bros. you’ll know the fun of competitive platform fighting combat. The hectic battles to drive others off the edge of the platform, while not falling off yourself makes for good entertainment for audiences too. Brawlout is a new platform fighter – now released on the Nintendo Switch […]

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03rd Jan2018

Digital Shorts: ‘World Heroes’ 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 World Heroes, a Neo Geo port available on the Nintendo Switch. World Heroes is the latest Neo Geo game to be […]

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29th Dec2017

Digital Shorts: ‘Star Ghost’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Matthew Smail

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 Star Ghost, another new shmup hitting the Nintendo Switch. Star Ghost is just one of many new games to join the rapidly […]

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28th Dec2017

Digital Shorts: ‘Plantera DX’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Matthew Smail

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 Plantera DX, a Switch port of a former 3DS and Wii U game from Ratalaika Games. Plantera DX is not the kind […]

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28th Dec2017

Digital Shorts: ‘Gunbird’ 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 Gunbird, a port of the classic shmup now available on the Nintendo Switch from Zerodiv. I distinctly remember the first time […]

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27th Dec2017

NIS America bringing ‘Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory’ to Switch

by Phil Wheat

NIS America have announced that Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory will be coming to the Nintendo Switch next year in both Europe and North America. Previously released for PS4 (Sins of an Empire) and PS Vita (Flames of Rebellion), the Nintendo Switch version will combine both stories into one package. Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory […]

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21st Dec2017

‘Riptide GP Renegade’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

We’ve reviewed a lot of racers, arcade or otherwise, on the Nintendo Switch since its release 9 months ago and whilst they’ve all had their own quirks and, sometimes, flaws none of them have been quite like this. Imagine taking the traditional arcade racers, throwing out all the vehicles, add in TONS of water, jumps, […]

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19th Dec2017

‘Nine Parchments’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Rupert Harvey

Borrowing heavily from the likes of the Magicka and Diablo series, Frozenbyte, the Finnish team most famous for Trine, offers Nine Parchments – another game set in a whimsical world of wizardry. But leave your puzzling hat and exploration compass behind, because this is strictly a twin-stick shooter dressed in high fantasy clothing. Instead of […]

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18th Dec2017

‘Tiny Troopers Joint Ops XL’ gets an official Switch release date

by Kat Wheat

Wired Productions and Kukouri Mobile Entertainment have confirmed that twin-stick action classic Tiny Troopers Joint Ops XL is set for release on the Nintendo Switch, in both the USA and Europe, on December 21st (SRP: £9.99/€12.99/$12.99), with pre-orders open on the e-Shop now. The most decorated release of Tiny Troopers ever, Joint Ops XL allows […]

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18th Dec2017

‘The Sexy Brutale’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Rupert Harvey

Originally released on Steam and the big boy consoles back in April, this bizarre and intriguing puzzle-adventure game now gets its Nintendo release. It’s as beguiling as ever, but the switch to Switch brings major problems. You play Lafcadio Boone, who awakens in the titular casino mansion at noon. Throughout the day, several guests will […]

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14th Dec2017

‘Pokemon Crystal’ coming to Nintendo eShop

by Kat Wheat

When it launched in Japan 17 years ago, Pokémon Crystal introduced many new and exciting elements to the Pokémon franchise. An expanded version of Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver, it was the first Pokémon game to allow players to choose between a male or female playable character, as well as being the first game to […]

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12th Dec2017

Nintendo Switch sales hit 10 million!

by Phil Wheat

Despite launching in March, a month not usually reserved for home console launches, and with the busy holiday shopping season still in full swing, Nintendo have announced that – according to internal sales figures – 10 million Nintendo Switch consoles have been sold to consumers around the world since launch! Nintendo Switch is the first […]

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08th Dec2017

Nintendo announce ‘Bayonetta 3′ and new ‘Breath of the Wild’ DLC

by Phil Wheat

During this years Game Awards, Nintendo revealed a trailer announcing that Bayonetta 3 is currently in development by PlatinumGames, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch console. In addition, the critically acclaimed Bayonetta 2, originally a Wii U exclusive, and the original Bayonetta, – both also developed by PlatinumGames – will be launching for Nintendo Switch on […]

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06th Dec2017

Digital Shorts: ‘Aces of the Luftwaffe – Squadron’ 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 Aces of the Luftwaffe – Squadron, yet another shmup now available on the Nintendo Switch. When Europe seemed to be freed, […]

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