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Games Review: Atomik: RunGunJumpGun (Switch, 2018): Does what it says on the tin

March 2, 2018

Atomik: RunGunJumpGun is absolutely maddening. I’ve been trying to come up with a way to describe it for a week now and the best I’ve got is “the bastard offspring of a bullet hell shmup and Flappy Bird.” That really covers all the bases I think. You will know, based on this description, whether Atomik […]

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Games Review: Wulverblade (Switch, 2018): Angry Scots take over the arcade

February 26, 2018

Those who grew up in the 80’s and early 90’s will remember the heady days of the video game arcade. Magical places full of light and noise and games you couldn’t play anywhere else. Going to the movies meant visiting the arcade next door, and I would beeline for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cabinet. Streets […]

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Games Review: Bayonetta 2 (Switch, 2018): Cranking the absurdity dial way up

February 16, 2018

Boy, Bayonetta 2 is … a lot, isn’t it? There’s so much going on with this game that I barely know where to start talking about it. Maybe let’s start with the fact that its been re-released on the Nintendo Switch and go from there.

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Games Review: The Deer God (Switch, 2018): Why have you forsaken me?

February 14, 2018

Review enough games for a living and eventually you’ll come across one that feels like it has everything going for it — looks, concept, the lot. The Deer God falls squarely into this category. On paper, it has the makings of an indie darling. In execution, it is a muddled little game that doesn’t seem […]

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Atomik is out today on Nintendo Switch and we’re already hype about it

February 9, 2018

The game with the most to-the-point subtitle we’ve seen in a while, Atomik: RunGunJumpGun, has arrived on the Nintendo eShop today. That’s only the first thing you should know. The second is that there’s a trailer and you have to watch it because it rules extremely hard.

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Nintendo confirms they’re taking another crack at a Super Mario movie, hell quite chilly today

February 1, 2018

The unthinkable has happened. Hell has frozen over. The day we thought would never come has arrived at last: Nintendo have confirmed that work has begun on a new Mario movie.

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Mario Kart Tour might be about to bring blue shell rage to your mobile device

February 1, 2018

Nintendo’s next major push into the mobile market looks to be its biggest yet. Mario Kart Tour puts the series back in your pocket and on your iOS or Android smart device.

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Nintendo Switch Online launches worldwide in September this year (UPDATED)

February 1, 2018

Nintendo have confirmed on social media that their paid online multiplayer service, Nintendo Switch Online, will open its doors in September 2018.

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Nintendo’s newest Switch gamble is a line of build-it-yourself cardboard toys called Nintendo Labo

January 18, 2018

Let it never be said that Nintendo are afraid to take a gamble on a big idea. Still riding the immense wave of success generated by the Switch, Nintendo are doubling down on interactivity with Nintendo Labo, a line of build-it-yourself toys made out of cardboard. I know, I know, like most Nintendo announcements, it […]

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The Opposite of a Rude Awakening: What the SNES Classic Mini taught me about being a Sega kid

January 8, 2018

At the beginning of my holiday break, I started working on a piece about using the SNES Classic Mini to play games I’d missed out on in my childhood as a Sega kid. The plan was to play each of these games and produce a few pars on each to illustrate the experience, how they […]

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