Stardew Valley – The Farm Life Has Never Been This Glorious

Released on: February 26 2016 Available Platforms: PC, MacOD, Linux, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Playstation Vita, iOS, Android Price: $16.99 CND ($14.99 US) Published by: ChuckleFish Developed by: Concerned Ape Video games are an excellent way to explore one’s duality. For instance, I like games where the player can brutally impale somebody (Sekiro:Continue reading “Stardew Valley – The Farm Life Has Never Been This Glorious”

Yooka-Laylee – Big Worlds, Slow Pace

Released on: April 11 2017 (PC, Linux, Mac, Playstation 4, Xbox One) Dec 14 2017 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: PC, Linux, Mac, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Price: $44.99 ($39.99 US) Published by: Team 17 Developed by: Playtonic The Nintendo 64 was an exciting time for gaming. Famous mascots were making the jump toContinue reading “Yooka-Laylee – Big Worlds, Slow Pace”

River City Girls (Switch) – Tough Girls, Sweet Tunes and Awesome Beat-em-up Action.

Released on: September 5 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $37.79 CAD ($29.99 US) Published by: Arc System Works Developed by: Wayforward and Arc System Works When it comes to beat-em-ups, I tend to be picky. What was once a genre I enjoyed as a kid; I tend to findContinue reading “River City Girls (Switch) – Tough Girls, Sweet Tunes and Awesome Beat-em-up Action.”

Rogue – A Simple Yet Highly Influential (and Addictive) Game.

Released in: 1980 Available Platforms: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, TOPS-20, TRS-80 CoCo, Unix, ZX Spectrum Price: Free (Public-domain) Published by: Epyx (Non-Unix versions) Developed by: A.I. Design (Non-Unix versions) The idea of the roguelike genre is an interesting one. Giving the player only one chance to beat yourContinue reading “Rogue – A Simple Yet Highly Influential (and Addictive) Game.”

Mighty No.9 (PS4) – Should Have Been Called Sloppy No.9

Released on: JP/NA – June 21st 2016, PAL – June 24th 2016 (PC, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U), WW – August 25th 2016 (MAC OS X, Linux) Available Platforms: Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, PC, Mac OS X, Linux Price: $24.99 CDN ($19.99 US) PublishedContinue reading “Mighty No.9 (PS4) – Should Have Been Called Sloppy No.9”

Cuphead (PC, Switch) – A True High Class Bout

Released on: September 29 2017 (PC, XBOX One), October 18th 2018 (MacOS), April 18th 2019 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: PC, MacOS, XBOX One, Nintendo Switch Price: Steam – $21.99 CDN ($19.99 US), Xbox One, Switch – $25.99 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Studio MDHR Developed by: Studio MDHR Animation has been a big part ofContinue reading “Cuphead (PC, Switch) – A True High Class Bout”

Team Sonic Racing (Switch) – A Great Ride That Falls Short of the Finishline.

Released on: May 21 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $54.99 CDN ($39.99 US) Published by: Sega Developed by: Sumo Digital Full disclosure: I am far from the world’s biggest Sonic fan. Growing up in the Sega versus Nintendo console wars, I sided with Nintendo. It wasn’t until much laterContinue reading “Team Sonic Racing (Switch) – A Great Ride That Falls Short of the Finishline.”

Magic the Gathering: Arena – A Great Take on the Popular Card Game That Begs to be on Mobile

Released on: September 26th 2019 Available Platforms: PC Price: Free (Has loot boxes, microtransactions and a Battle Pass) Published by: Wizards of the Coast Developed by: Wizards Digital Game Studio Magic the Gathering (MtG) is the game people think of when talking about Trading Card Games (or TCG for short). The game has been aroundContinue reading “Magic the Gathering: Arena – A Great Take on the Popular Card Game That Begs to be on Mobile”

VVVVVV (PC) – A Flippin Good Time

Released on: January 11 2010 Available Platforms: PC, MAC OS X, Linux, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, Playstation Vita, Playstation 4, iOS, Android, Ouya, Commodore 64, Pandora Price: $5.49 CDN ($4.99 US) (Steam), $13.49 CDN ($9.99 US) (Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, Playstation Vita, Playstation 4), $3.49 CDN (iOS, Android) Published by: Nicalis (Nintendo Switch, Playstation Vita,Continue reading “VVVVVV (PC) – A Flippin Good Time”

20XX (Switch)- An Action Packed Roguelike Platformer, Now With Friends!

Released on: November 25th 2014 Available Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, XBOX One Price: CDN$ 16.99 (US$ 14.99) [Steam] CDN$ 22.99 (US$ 17.99) [Playstation 4, XBOX One, Nintendo Switch] Published by: Fire Hose Games Developed by: Batterystaple Games It may seem obvious by now, but I am a fan of platformers. (As if reviewingContinue reading “20XX (Switch)- An Action Packed Roguelike Platformer, Now With Friends!”