Super Mario Bros. 2 (US) – A Wild Dream That’s… Adequate.

Released on: October 9 1988 Available Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When I was a kid, I was able to experience the classic NES Super Mario games thanks to the Super Mario All-StarsContinue reading “Super Mario Bros. 2 (US) – A Wild Dream That’s… Adequate.”

Tetris Attack/Panel De Pon (パネルでポン) – The Original, and Best Block Swapping Puzzle Game.

Released on: October 27 1995 (Panel De Pon) Available Platforms: Super Nintendo (Super Famicom), Game Boy, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Intelligent Systems Co. Ltd. As mentioned in my Crystal Crisis review, I played a lot of puzzle games as a kid. My mom’s favorite gameContinue reading “Tetris Attack/Panel De Pon (パネルでポン) – The Original, and Best Block Swapping Puzzle Game.”

Celeste (Switch) – Platforming… And Symbolism?

Released on: January 25 2018 Available Platforms: PC, Linux, macOS, Playstation 4, XBOXOne, Nintendo Switch Price: $21.99 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Matt Makes Games Developed by: Matt Makes Games Occasionally, I like browsing digital storefronts for deals on games. Typically, it’s indie games that get the most significant price cuts during these sales. WhileContinue reading “Celeste (Switch) – Platforming… And Symbolism?”

Crash Bandicoot – An Essential Classic, Just Avoid the High Road.

Released on: September 9th 1996 (Original), June 30th 2017 (Playstation 4, N-Sane Trilogy), June 29th 2018 (XBOX One, Nintendo Switch, PC , N-Sane Trilogy) Available Platforms: Playstation (Original), Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch (N-Sane Trilogy) Price: $54.99 CDN ($39.99 US) (N-Sane Trilogy) Published by: Activision Developed by: Vicarious Visions As a kid, IContinue reading “Crash Bandicoot – An Essential Classic, Just Avoid the High Road.”

Ninjala Exclusive Ninja Club (Open Beta) – Colorful and Chaotic Fun… When it Worked.

Took place: April 28th 2020 and April 29th 2020 Actual Release Date: May 27th 2020 Platform: Nintendo Switch Published by: GungHo Online Developed by: GungHo Online In March of 2020, there was a string of announcements regarding future upcoming games for the Nintendo Switch called a Nintendo Direct Mini. There were a bunch of indieContinue reading “Ninjala Exclusive Ninja Club (Open Beta) – Colorful and Chaotic Fun… When it Worked.”

Cities: Skylines (PC) – Making a Metropolis out of an Empty Plot of Land, And a Little Patience.

Released on: March 10 2015 (PC, MacOS, Linux), April 21st 2017 (Xbox One), August 15 2017 (Playstation 4), September 13 2018 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: PC, MacOS, Linux, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch Price: $34.99 CDN ($29.99 US) [Base Edition] Published by: Paradox Interactive Developed by: Colossal Order Ever since I played Sim CityContinue reading “Cities: Skylines (PC) – Making a Metropolis out of an Empty Plot of Land, And a Little Patience.”

Arms – A Fresh Fighting Game Armed with Style And Unique Ideas.

Released on: June 16 2017 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo The beginning of the Nintendo Switch’s life was interesting. There were strong launch titles like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Mario Kart 8. After that though, things kind of dried out.Continue reading “Arms – A Fresh Fighting Game Armed with Style And Unique Ideas.”

Tetris 99 (Switch) – Great Fun… in Short Bursts.

Released on: February 13 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Online Subscription, Contains additional purchasable modes) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Arika In recent years, the Battle Royal genre made a big splash with gamers and continues to do so today. While I do enjoy the sparse game of Fortnite, it wasn’tContinue reading “Tetris 99 (Switch) – Great Fun… in Short Bursts.”

Crystal Crisis (Switch) – A Crystal Busting Cataclysm

Released on: May 28 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, PC Price: $22.79 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Nicalis Developed by: Nicalis I love action-puzzle games. Games like Tetris, Dr. Mario, Puzzle League (known as Tetris Attack in its initial Super Nintendo release), Puyo Puyo (Puyo Pop) have been my jam ever since IContinue reading “Crystal Crisis (Switch) – A Crystal Busting Cataclysm”

The Mummy Demastered (Switch) – Better than Expected

Released on: October 24 2017 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $22.79 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Wayforward Technologies Inc. Developed by: Wayforward Technologies Inc. I’m sure I mentioned this before, but I often get game recommendations from watching people play them on Youtube. The Mummy Demastered is one such case.Continue reading “The Mummy Demastered (Switch) – Better than Expected”