Nintendo Switch Sports – Smash, Hit, Block, Bowl, Smack, Win!

Released on: April 29, 2022 Available Platform: Nintendo Switch Price: $49.99 CAD ($39.99 US) Developed by: Nintendo Published by: Nintendo I might run the risk of sounding corny (and revealing my age), but I remember enjoying Wii Sports when I first got my Wii. I remember attempting to reach pro rank in all sports, onlyContinue reading “Nintendo Switch Sports – Smash, Hit, Block, Bowl, Smack, Win!”

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl – A Shiny Time Capsule

Released on: 19 November 2021 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) Developed by: ILCA Published by: Nintendo, The Pokemon Company With each new iteration of Pokemon, people seem to be more vocal over either their support or their displeasure of the series. Who knew a game series marketed at younger players wouldContinue reading “Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl – A Shiny Time Capsule”

Pikmin Bloom – A Shallow Game, but a Great Pedometer

Released on: October 28 2021 Available Platforms: iOS, Android Price: Free (Has microtransactions) Developed by: Niantic Published by: Niantic It’s hard to deny the impact Pokemon Go had on the world the year it came out. In an amazing turn of events, Pokemon took the world by storm again! It even made the ones whoContinue reading “Pikmin Bloom – A Shallow Game, but a Great Pedometer”

Metroid Dread – Welcome Back Samus!

Released on: October 8th 2021 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) Developed by: MercurySteam, Nintendo NDP Published by: Nintendo The Metroid series didn’t get a lot of love these past few years. Despite Super Metroid being one of the best games on the Super Nintendo along with the Metroid series’ generally highContinue reading “Metroid Dread – Welcome Back Samus!”

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest – A Textbook Example of a Sequel Done Right

Released on: November 20, 1995 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Gameboy Advance, Wii, Wii U, New 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (with Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Developed by: Rare Published by: Nintendo That lull in retro reviews must be catching up with me, as it’s time to go back down memory lane. It’s been about aContinue reading “Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest – A Textbook Example of a Sequel Done Right”

Ring Fit Adventure – Fitness and Fun for Everyone

Released on: October 18, 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $99.99 CAD ($79.99 US) Developed by: Nintendo Published by: Nintendo This review was a long-time coming, folks. Back in early 2019, Nintendo announced a bunch of upcoming games via a Nintendo Direct. For those not in the know, Nintendo Directs are essentially a set ofContinue reading “Ring Fit Adventure – Fitness and Fun for Everyone”

Donkey Kong Country – Still Barrels of Fun

Released on: 21 November 1994 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo New 3DS, Wii U, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Developed by: Rare. Published by: Nintendo It’s been a hot minute since we talked about a retro game. Today, we are going way back to whenContinue reading “Donkey Kong Country – Still Barrels of Fun”

Bravely Default 2 Demo – Where the Bold Thrive

Release Date of the Full Version: February 26 2021 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Developed by: Claytechworks Published by: Square Enix/Nintendo A trend I began to notice around 2014 is with the return of the classic JRPG formula. The chief example I can think of at the time is Bravely Default, a game that reminds meContinue reading “Bravely Default 2 Demo – Where the Bold Thrive”

Super Metroid – A Masterpiece that is Out of this World

Released on: March 19, 1994 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Wii, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Developed by: Nintendo R&D1/Intelligent Systems Published by: Nintendo It’s time once again for “Sergie’s Trip Down Memory Lane!” As I’ve recounted many times in my other retro games review, I usedContinue reading “Super Metroid – A Masterpiece that is Out of this World”

Clubhouse Games 51 World Classic Games: A Value-Packed Collection of Polished Classics

Released on: June 5, 2020 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $52.49 CDN ($39.99 US) Developed by: NDcube Published by: Nintendo One of the things I remember the most about the Wii is its slew of awesome Nintendo games (Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Kirby Return to Dreamland, Punch-Out, etc.) and its infamy as a shovelware machine.Continue reading “Clubhouse Games 51 World Classic Games: A Value-Packed Collection of Polished Classics”

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