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Legends of Ethernal

[Preview] Legends Of Ethernal by Lucid Dreams Studio

I recently had the opportunity to preview Legends of Ethernal by Lucid Dreams Studio. The game is a 2D single-player action-adventure game being published by Natsume Inc. and features Metroidvania exploration and inspired by The Legend of Zelda style gameplay. It’s unique styled artwork is based on that of East European Medieval Illustrations. It certainly is an interesting… View Article
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[Preview] Transformers Battlegrounds (Nintendo Switch)

Recently, I had the opportunity to play Transformers Battlegrounds. It is a tactical, turn-based strategy game developed by Coatsink and published by Outright Games. It will be releasing on October 23rd for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC digital. The general plot of the game is that the evil Megatron is closing in on… View Article
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[Preview] A Trickier Game of Tetris with Tricky Towers (A Super Rare Gem)

We hope you’re prepared for a blast from the past as this impressions piece is all about a game that released on the Nintendo Switch back in 2018: “A Trickier Game of Tetris with Tricky Towers (A Super Rare Gem)” Solid Jack   Developed by WeirdBeard and recently saw a physical release thanks to Super… View Article
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[Preview] One Man’s Conflicted Feelings on all things Ninjala!

For the gamers who love to dish it out online against their kind the world over, the Nintendo Switch now has a brand new game for players to sink their teeth into and I’ve got to be honest, when it comes to Ninjala my thoughts and feelings are conflicted and because I’m not ready to… View Article
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[Preview] The Isle of Armor is Finally Here and so are our Thoughts & Conclusions (Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield)

*The following article is a joint piece by Solid Jack and Mike Scorpio:   For the Trainers who opted to pick up the Expansion Pass for 2019’s Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield, the time has come to take in the sights of the Isle of Armor and indulge in all that it has to offer. Now that 100 hours… View Article
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[Feature] Hands-On With Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate (Early Access Event)

I was most fortunate to attend an early access event for Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate. The event was organised by Koei Tecmo Europe and hosted in Loading Bar in London. When I was there, I was welcomed by the Nathan Mills of Koei Tecmo Europe who invited me to the event. I also met up… View Article
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[Preview] The Weird, the Wonderful and the Whacky with Ring Fit Adventure

I’ll be the first to admit that when Ring Fit Adventure was first revealed, I wasn’t entirely sure on where I stood on it. As a lover of RPG games, I knew the game was deserving of giving it a go and given how caught up I got with Fitness Boxing, the fitness gameplay shown… View Article
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[Preview] Thawing out with a Nutty Adventure with Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure

It’s one thing to hear about a new Ice Age game releasing on October 18, 2019 for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC, but it is something else entirely when you get to attend a private session where you’re allowed to play it and at Gamescom, that’s precisely what happened. Having met with Outright… View Article
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[Preview] First Impressions of More Captivating Mario Madness (Super Mario Odyssey VR)

*The following article is based on 30 minutes of gameplay, by a writer with extensive experience playing with Samsung Gear VR. As part of a new update, unlike Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey actually gets some new content, which can be played without VR Goggles. In order to reach said content however, from… View Article
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[Preview] First Impressions of a More Immersive Hyrule (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild VR)

*The following article is based on 30 minutes of gameplay, by a writer with extensive experience playing with Samsung Gear VR.   The time has come to experience The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in a whole new way and I for one could not resist dipping my toe in its VR waters…. View Article
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[Feature] EGX Impressions: Hamsterdam, Heave Ho and Cuphead

During my time at EGX, I did play more than just SteamWorld Quest and as such, here is a round up of three more games I played, and what I think of them: Hamsterdam Hamsterdam from Muse Games might just be the sleeper hit of the show for me. What I experienced playing it was… View Article
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[Feature] EGX Impressions: Hands-on Preview with SteamWorld Quest

I was lucky enough to be one of the first group of members of the public on the planet to play the latest, and quite possibly greatest offering from the incredibly creative and talented people over at Image &  Form. SteamWorld Quest is Image & Form at their inimitable best, but what’s immediately apparent is… View Article
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[Preview] Using amiibo with Yoshi’s Crafted World

amiibo! We’re back with another Yoshi’s Crafted World preview and this time, we are going to talk about amiibo and how soon into the game you can start using them to unlock special costumes. Essentially, you can use them before you actually start playing. Provided you have the game and boot it up, after the… View Article
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[Preview] Initial Thoughts on Unravel Two for Nintendo Switch

Unravel Two for Nintendo Switch was announced in the last Nintendo Direct presentation, and as of this week is now available for download on the eshop! The folks over at Electronic Arts & Coldwood Games were kind enough to provide myself (Switch Nindies) a review key and if you’re on the fence about making the… View Article
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[Preview] The Wonderful Costumes of Yoshi’s Crafted World

Yoshi sure likes to dress up! While March 29 can’t come soon enough for the general public, select media outlets and YouTubers the world over, have the privilege to go hands-on with the upcoming Yoshi’s Crafted World and with Nintendo’s blessing, a lot can be shared regarding the new release. Instead of making this a… View Article
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The Princess Guide – Watch the first two hours of Gameplay on the Nintendo Switch

NIS America continues with their outstanding support of the Nintendo Switch, bringing The Princess Guide to the system after its original release saw the Action-Strategy RPG being relegated to Japan only. The Princess Guide might not release officially on the Nintendo Switch until March 26th, but we have played the first two hours of the… View Article
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[Preview] Previewing Paint by Numbers with Piczle Colors for Nintendo Switch

Piczle Colors takes the Piczle series characters, Professor Matrix, Score-Chan and D-Bug into a 300 puzzle filled game that mixes the familiar Picross series and adds a splash of paint on it and having been given permission by the publisher, this my preview of the first 30 puzzles, which includes many of the easier 5×5… View Article
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[Preview] Here’s What you’re Missing from the First hour of Dragalia Lost

Hurry! Dragalia Lost is now out in the wild… for Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and the United States (Boo!) and for those of you who are unable to play the game yourself, this preview is for you. We will not be doing a whole lot of talking during this preview, as it will be… View Article
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[Preview] A Visual Look at the Dark Souls: Remastered Network Test Demo

In case you missed the memo, the Dark Souls: Remastered Network Test kicked off yesterday and over the course of this weekend, will be playable on 3 occasions. Having gone hands on with it ourselves, it’s time share a couple of highlights during our time over at the Undead Parish: If you have yet to… View Article
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SNK Heroines switch review

[Review] SNK HEROINES ~Tag Team Frenzy~ (Nintendo Switch)

Developer: Abstraction Games Publisher: NIS America & SNK Platform: Nintendo Switch Category: Fighting & Action Release Date: September 6, 2018 (JP) / September 7, 2018 (EU & NA)     Fanservice will only get you so far. Just in case there aren’t enough fighting games available on Switch already, with more continue to grace the… View Article
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