NS Review- Nihilumbra (Switch)

Nihilumbra is a puzzle-platformer game where you control the elements in order to solve puzzles and progress throughout the world…as it’s swallowed up by The Void. A few years ago I chanced upon Nihilumbra on iOS- a striking purple, black, and white icon, sporting a bizarre name, captured my interest and quickly became one of … Continue reading

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NS Review – Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch)

2014 was arguably the best year for the Nintendo Wii U; it saw the release of many of the console’s highest-selling games, including the no. 1 seller Mario Kart 8, the Switch release of which has already surpassed the original’s sales. Nintendo also released Super Smash Bros for Wii U, a game that’s still being played … Continue reading

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NS Review – Detective Pikachu (3DS)

The Pokémon series is undeniably a worldwide smash hit by this point with millions of units shifted across the various generations of mainline titles, and that’s not even including the various spin-offs and the avalanche of merchandise for the series. One such spin-off is this little curio here, Detective Pikachu. Beginning development in 2013 and … Continue reading

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NS Review – Eat Beat: Dead Spike-san (Switch)

Occasionally, the Switch has seen some odd releases, either of unusual indies emerging out of an increasingly experimental indie scene or of ports of the more strange games from other platforms. Speaking of which, Eat Beat: Dead Spike-san is a rhythm action game based on the BlazBlue franchise of anime fighting games. Released originally in … Continue reading

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NS Review – Kirby Star Allies (Switch)

Kirby Star Allies Switch Review

Well here we are, comfortably into the second year of Nintendo Switch, having enjoyed a first year jam packed with all the big hitters from Nintendo themselves. In the wait for Smash Bros, Pokemon, Metroid Prime 4, plus some other first party treats yet to be revealed (perhaps?) it’s time for the not so big … Continue reading

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NS Review – Bridge Constructor Portal (Switch)

Now we’re past the first year of the Switch being among us, did you think that Nintendo were going to slow down? Well, if you were banking on that, I have some bad news for you. The announcements keep on coming, and the support for Nintendo’s new wonder child keeps on coming. One such game … Continue reading

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NS Review – Bayonetta 2 (Switch)

After the arguable sleeper success of the first Bayonetta game, especially from a large group of players, it all seemed like a sequel was inevitably on the cards. However, we wouldn’t see our favourite Umbra Witch for a few years afterwards and the means of her return would surprise all of us. After striking a … Continue reading

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NS Review – Bayonetta (Switch)

The Switch has become somewhat of a goldmine for ports since its launch, and with good reason. The portability of the console has allowed for several games for be given the fresh lease on life they deserve. This includes several unexpected surprises, one of which is Bayonetta. Originally released in the UK in 2010 on … Continue reading

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NS Review – Dragon Quest Builders (Switch)

It likely surprises no one at this point when it comes to me getting excited about new JRPGs coming out, especially if they are coming to Switch and I can play them whenever and wherever I would like to do so. This being said, I’m not normally a fan of building or sim games such … Continue reading

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NS Review – Phantom Breaker Battlegrounds Overdrive (Switch)

Have you ever wanted to fight your way through a series of generic Japanese tropes, while playing as slightly over-designed anime girls in a retro-style rendition of Japan? Well, do I have a treat for you. There’s a little game on the Switch eShop that fulfils that little dream called Phantom Breaker Battlegrounds Overdrive. The … Continue reading

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