29th Sep2020

Digital Shorts: ‘Country Tales’ & ‘Cavemen Tales’ 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 not one but TWO new indie strategy games now on the Nintendo Switch from publisher Ocean Media: Country Tales and Cavemen […]

28th Sep2020

‘Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

The Darius series pioneered horizontal shoot ’em up games in the mid-to-late 80s and was developed by the legendary TAITO Corporation. The first Darius game wowed arcade going fans when it was released in 1986 with its dedicated dual-display cabinet, imaginative enemy designs and revolutionary sound design. The first Darius is set in a futuristic […]

25th Sep2020

Tracklist announced for ‘Let’s Sing presents Queen’

by Phil Wheat

Ravenscourt and Voxler today announce the tracklist for Let’s Sing presents Queen. The dedicated iteration of the critically acclaimed Karaoke-Game-Franchise celebrates the biggest rock band ever with 30 of their greatest hits. The highlight-packed tracklist for this special entry in the Let’s Sing series takes you on a trip through several decades with all-time classics […]

22nd Sep2020

‘WWE 2K Battlegrounds’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Over the years there has been a plethora of wrestling-related videogames, each game becoming more and more complex and more simulation-like. The early days of the button-bashing NES game Wrestlemania Challenge have slowly lead to the wrestling sim-esque 2K games. Well now 2K are taking things back to basics with WWE 2K Battlegrounds, with an […]

15th Sep2020

‘Hotshot Racing’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Phil Wheat

Billed as a “blisteringly fast arcade-style racing game that fuses classic drift handling with a bombastic soundtrack and pristine 90s polygonal visuals”, Hotshot Racing is a combination of a myriad of games that have come before it: Outrun, Daytona USA, Ridge Racer, even Virtua Racing… Only it never quite hits the mark of being in […]

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11th Sep2020

Digital Shorts: ‘Deleveled’ & ‘The Snake King’ Reviews (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 not one but TWO new indie puzzle games, Deleveled and The Snake King, both of which are now available on the […]

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28th Aug2020

First look at ‘Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues’ game!

by Phil Wheat

Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues, a new side-scrolling beat ‘em up action game inspired by Sony’s critically acclaimed series, coming to Netflix later this year, has been announced for console. Launching October 27th on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with Nintendo Switch following later on November 24th (Boooo! Why the delay?), Cobra Kai: […]

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27th Aug2020

‘Double Kick Heroes’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Paul Metcalf

While I tend to do badly with rhythm games, I have fond memories of playing the guitar on Guitar Hero. It was well made, and the use of a good choice of music really invested the player in the experience of the game. Double Kick Heroes looks to bring back the fun of pressing buttons […]

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21st Aug2020

Zombie shooter ‘Deadly Days’ coming to the Switch!

by Phil Wheat

Publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer Pixelsplit Games have today announced that the popular 8-bit style zombie shooter Deadly Days is crawling and clawing its way to Nintendo Switch on 27th August and is now available for preorder..! Deadly Days is a one-of-a-kind zombie survival game that focuses on intense strategic elements as well as the […]

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21st Aug2020

‘Let’s Sing 2021’ gets a trailer & release date!

by Phil Wheat

Ravenscourt and Voxler have announced the latest rendition in the critically acclaimed (and Nerdly favourite) Let’s Sing series, Let’s Sing 2021, will be available from November 13th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Which means were getting TWO Let’s Sing game this year! YES!! Features: Strong playlist with 30 international hits and original […]

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14th Aug2020

First look at new G.I. Joe video game ‘G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout’

by Phil Wheat

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout, a new team-based, third-person shooter based on Hasbro’s mega-popular franchise, has been revealed today. Play as your favorite heroes and villains from Team Joe and Team Cobra in this action-packed adventure – travel to monumental locations like Cobra Headquarters and the U.S.S. Flagg through an original story inspired by 80s-style comics. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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