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.”

Dark Souls (Switch) – Death Is But An Opportunity to Learn

Released on: October 4 2011 (PS3, XBOX 360), August 24 2012 (PC), May 25 2018 (PS4, XBOX One), October 18 2019 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch Price: $54.99 CDN ($39.99 US) Published by: Bandai Namco Entertainment Developed by: From Software When the topic of challengingContinue reading “Dark Souls (Switch) – Death Is But An Opportunity to Learn”

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.”

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch) – A Remarkable Remake that Plays Like a Dream.

Released on: September 20 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Grezzo The Legend of Zelda: a series so revered that it makes me wonder how I went this long without reviewing a single entry of it yet. A Link to the Past was my introduction toContinue reading “The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch) – A Remarkable Remake that Plays Like a Dream.”

Aninal Crossing: New Horizons – The Deserted Island Life Has Never Looked So Appealing.

Released on: March 20 2020 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When I was ten years old, I played a game called Harvest Moon 64, a game that introduced me to what is commonly referred to as a life simulator. At the time, few games replicatedContinue reading “Aninal Crossing: New Horizons – The Deserted Island Life Has Never Looked So Appealing.”

Fire Emblem: Heroes – Great Mobile Game, Mediocre Fire Emblem

Released on: February 2 2017 Available Platforms: iOS, Android Price: Free (Has loot boxes and an optional subscription service) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Intelligent Systems I have always loved strategy RPGs ever since I played Ogre Battle 64: Person of the Lordly Calibur on the Nintendo 64 way back in the day. One seriesContinue reading “Fire Emblem: Heroes – Great Mobile Game, Mediocre Fire Emblem”

Mario Tennis Aces – A High-Intensity Game of Tennis Best Enjoyed With Friends

Released on: June 22 2018 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Camelot Software Planning Full disclosure: I am not a fan of sports games. I see no difference between FIFA 19 and FIFA 20, for example. One series of sports games I did like was Mario Tennis.Continue reading “Mario Tennis Aces – A High-Intensity Game of Tennis Best Enjoyed With Friends”

Pokken Tournament DX (Switch) – An Underated Pokemon Brawl.

Released on: September 22 2017 Available Platforms: Wii U (Original), Nintendo Switch (DX) Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Bandai Namco Fighting games are the cornerstone of competitive gaming since the days of the arcade. Two (or more in some cases) players face off to find out who is the bestContinue reading “Pokken Tournament DX (Switch) – An Underated Pokemon Brawl.”

Pokemon Sword/Shield – Lots of Sacrifice, Little Payoff

Released on: November 15, 2019 Available on: Nintendo Switch Price: 79.99$ CDN (59.99$ US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Game Freak ___As mentioned in my Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee review, I have been a fan of the Pokemon series since I was eight years old. I started watching the cartoon, then I found out theyContinue reading “Pokemon Sword/Shield – Lots of Sacrifice, Little Payoff”