Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (PC) – A Bewitchingly Charming Platformer

Released on: December 20 2016 (PC, Playstation 4, Playstation Vita, Wii U, Xbox One), June 8 2017 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: PC, Playstation 4, Playstation Vita, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One Price: $26.99 CDN ($19.99 US) [For the Base Edition] Published by: Wayforward Technologies, XSeed Games (retail version) Developed by: Wayforward Technologies We’ve reviewedContinue reading “Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (PC) – A Bewitchingly Charming Platformer”

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.”

Super Mario World – The Definition of Timeless

Released on: August 23 1991 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance (remake), Wii (Virtual Console), Wii U (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS (Virtual Console), Nintendo Switch (with Nintendo Online Subscription) Price: Free (on Nintendo Switch with Nintendo Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo Video games have been an essential part of my lifeContinue reading “Super Mario World – The Definition of Timeless”

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”

The Mummy 2017 – Wasted Potential, The Movie

Released on: June 9 2017 Starring: Tom Cruise Directed by: Alex Kurtzman When I was a kid, I would watch The Mummy 1999 (the one with Brendan Frasier) regularly. Looking back on it now, it was a decent adventure movie. Brendan Frasier was charismatic enough to sell us on the “debonair thief” archetype, and theContinue reading “The Mummy 2017 – Wasted Potential, The Movie”

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.”