Shantae and the Seven Sirens Switch Review – Metroidvania at its Finest

The Shantae series is a Metroidvania style game with an emphasis on story about a half genie called Shantae who can transform into the form of animals and attacks by whipping her hair. It had extremely humble origins, starting out as a little heard of late blooming Gameboy Color game: Shantae. It first gained some … Continue reading

Cat Girl Without Salad Switch Review – Funktasmical Shump Action to the Max

Back in 2013 developers WayForward always having a great sense of humour unleashed the ultimate April fools; Cat Girl Without Salad, the side scrolling shooter x pretty much every genre imaginable. Just over 3 years later the joke turned to reality when a short game was released as a part of Humble monthly. Now 7 … Continue reading

How to Recruit Enemies in River City Girls

Use former foes as awesome assist attacks One super cool feature of River City Girls is the ability to recruit your foes and use them as assists against their former comrades. To do this first you need to clear the room of all but one enemy. Then you need to knock them down with a … Continue reading

River City Girls Review – Switch

The girls are back in town It’s the 30th anniversary of River City Ransom, a classic in its own right that you can actually play on switch through NES online. What better way to celebrate than a sequel to a little known spin off featuring Kunio-kun’s and his best friend Riki’s girlfriends brawling instead. O.M.G … Continue reading

Better be Quick if You Want a Physical Copy of River City Girls

You only have till 27th September to preorder with Limited Run Games, then they will likely be gone forever. The physical edition also comes with a full colour instruction manual and a music CD. River City Girls is made by Wayforward and is a freaking fun beat ’em up worthy of a purchase here from … Continue reading

River City Girls has a Recruit System. Use Enemies as Assists

River City Girls is coming soon, 5th September in fact and developers Wayforward are slowly wafting over the smell of their delectable beat ’em up treat as they announce that if one enemy is left on screen they’ll beg for mercy, you can then recruit them and use them as an assist attack against their … Continue reading

Shantae 5 is now “Shantae and the Seven Sirens”

The next entry in Wayforward’s much beloved Shantae Series has received it’s official title this week as “Shantae and the Seven Sirens” with it formally known only as Shantae 5. Announced back in March 2019, Shantae and the Seven Sirens is coming to Nintendo Switch and joining Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse and Shantae: Half-Genie Hero already available on the system.

Learn about the history of River City Ransom (Kunio-Kun) with Wayforward

River City Girls is coming really soon and I’m excited, obviously I’m not the only one because Wayforward who are developing River City Girls have composed a history of the River City franchise. I love learning about games history and Wayforward have done an amazing job, only missing out Kunio-kuns greatest adventure, Nintendo World Cup … Continue reading

NS Review – Shantae: Half Genie Hero

It’s been a strong couple of years for Shantae since the release of Pirate’s Curse in 2014: she was one of the front runners in the Super Smash Bros 4 ballot; indie-party game Runbow introduced her as a DLC character in October 2016; Pirate’s Curse and Risky’s Revenge received a limited physical release; as of this year they’re both available on almost all … Continue reading

The EPIC Indie Wii U eShop July 2015 Sale!

It has begun ladies and gentlemen. This month a healthy dollop of Indie will be diced down to bite-sized prices as long as you’ve tasted one of the flavours on offer before…     The press release states: Independent studios from the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany and Netherlands have united for an epic … Continue reading

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