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.”

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!”

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”

Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee – Catching em All, Together!

Released on: November 16 2018 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: 79.99$ CDN (59.99$ US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Game Freak ___I have been a pretty big fan of Pokemon since I first discovered it through the anime series at the age of eight. The appeal to its video game iteration is noticeable; with oneContinue reading “Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee – Catching em All, Together!”

Crystalis (NES) – A Journey Worth Passing Up

Released on: April 13 1990 (NES), December 12 2019 (Nintendo Switch Online) Available Platforms: NES, Game Boy Color (remake), Nintendo Switch Online) Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: SNK  Developed by: SNK         I have a bit of a history with Crystalis. Having played the Game Boy Color remakeContinue reading “Crystalis (NES) – A Journey Worth Passing Up”

Kirby Super Star (SNES) – 8 Games of Greatness

Released on: March 21st 1996 (SNES), December 12 2019 (Nintendo Switch Online) Available Platforms: SNES, DS (remake) Nintendo Switch Online Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: HAL Laboratory         Kirby Super Star is the first Kirby game I played; I remember thoroughly enjoying it when IContinue reading “Kirby Super Star (SNES) – 8 Games of Greatness”

The Outer Worlds (PS4) – An Open-World Role-Playing Game That’s Out of this World

Released on: October 25, 2019 Available platforms: PS4, XBOX One, PC (Epic Game Store and Microsoft Store), Nintendo Switch (in 2020) Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Private Division Developed by: Obsidian Entertainment         I have always believed in the mantra of “Don’t like it? Challenge it!”. With Fallout 76 facingContinue reading “The Outer Worlds (PS4) – An Open-World Role-Playing Game That’s Out of this World”

Dead Cells (Switch) – Pretty Spry for a Dead Guy.

Released on: August 7th 2018 (macOS, Linux, Windows, PS4, XBOX One, Nintendo Switch), August 28th 2019 (iOS) Available Platforms: macOS, Linux, Windows, PS4, XBOX One, Nintendo Switch, iOS) Price: $33.99 CDN ($24.99 US) Published by: Motion Twin Developed by: Motion Twin         Independent games are a blessing; they are the solution toContinue reading “Dead Cells (Switch) – Pretty Spry for a Dead Guy.”

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (PS4) – The True Path of the Ninja!

Released on: March 22nd 2019 Available Platforms: Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Activision  Developed by: From Software         I had never given games like Dark Souls or Bloodborne too much attention. While I enjoyed both Bloodborne and Dark Souls, I never felt fully engrossed. TheContinue reading “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (PS4) – The True Path of the Ninja!”

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) – Not so New Anymore.

Released: January 10th 2019  Available platforms: Nintendo Switch  Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Nintendo EAD         New Super Mario Bros. U was a game originally released at the launch of the Wii U. The game was a good proposition for early Wii U adopters. Interest soon wanedContinue reading “New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) – Not so New Anymore.”