Review: Nintendo Switch – OLED Hardware

With a beautiful black and white theme (or standard red and blue), the Nintendo Switch OLED model oozes handheld sophistication. Its premium feel from the slimmer bezel, robust kickstand and a light metallic substrate back panel is both aesthetically pleasing and comfortable to use. But how does the upgraded model stack up in comparison to… Continue reading Review: Nintendo Switch – OLED Hardware

Review: Metroid Dread for Nintendo Switch

Remakes aside, it’s been 19 years since the last proper instalment in the 2D Metroid series, but Samus is finally back and she’s blasting her way onto the Nintendo Switch. Delve into the depths of planet ZDR to learn Samus’ fate with fresh new weapon upgrades, enemies and the dreaded E.M.M.I robots who will stop… Continue reading Review: Metroid Dread for Nintendo Switch

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for Nintendo Switch

Don the unmistakable green tunic, hop on your Loftwing and take to the skies as the fate of Hyrule is once again threatened by a malevolent evil. This 2011 epic, which first made an appearance on Wii, has undergone the HD treatment and its Nintendo Switch outing brings plenty of quality of life improvements. But… Continue reading Review: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for Nintendo Switch

Review – Mario Golf: Super Rush for Nintendo Switch

Set your eye on the albatross prize with Mario Golf: Super Rush as you putt in style for the first time on the Nintendo Switch. Will you dash to success in the reimagined mode Speed Golf, or will you take on the wild weather in the return of story mode with Adventure Golf? Whatever your… Continue reading Review – Mario Golf: Super Rush for Nintendo Switch

Review: Game Builder Garage for Nintendo Switch

Acquaint yourself with the adorable Nodon and let your creative juices flow as Game Builder Garage teaches you the way of video game programming with that distinct and loveable Nintendo charm. It can be tough going, but Bob and Alice are on-hand to offer their help to make your dream games, even if things aren’t… Continue reading Review: Game Builder Garage for Nintendo Switch

Review: Miitopia for Nintendo Switch

The Miis are back. Storming the Dark Lord’s castle in Miitopia are a bright and cheery cast of characters of your own making. From Sonic the Hedgehog to Mario, Luigi, Darth Vader and Mr. Pringles, they are all here ready to deliver a rambunctious RPG adventure. But how does the Switch remaster fare over the… Continue reading Review: Miitopia for Nintendo Switch

Review: Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir & Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind for Nintendo Switch

Relive two Nintendo Famicom murder-mystery classics from over 30 years ago that were, until now, never officially released outside of Japan. Meticulously reworked and fine-tuned, both Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir & The Girl Who Stands Behind for Nintendo Switch stay admirably close to their original counterparts and provide some good old-fashioned detective work.… Continue reading Review: Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir & Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind for Nintendo Switch

Review: New Pokémon Snap for Nintendo Switch

Grab your camera, buckle up in your Neo-One and embark on your photography adventure in the new Lental region to gather research and snap photos of your favourite Pokémon. It’s no secret that fans have clamoured for a sequel to the N64 game classic for quite some time, but was it worth the wait? It’s… Continue reading Review: New Pokémon Snap for Nintendo Switch

Review: Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch

The rampage looms and Magnamalo draws near, but can you survive the hunt and have no fear? Making its debut on the Nintendo Switch, Monster Hunter Rise features new ways to ride, explore and slay beasts with the addition of palamutes, wyvern riding and the wirebug mechanic. With all-new monsters and firm-favourites back in play,… Continue reading Review: Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch

Review: Bravely Default II for Nintendo Switch

Follow the Heroes of Light as they journey through the kingdoms of Excillant in Bravely Default II, whereby the fate of the world rests in the balance of four elemental crystals. With an engaging storyline and a charming watercolour 3D diorama-esque art style, Bravely Default II may be less refined than its predecessors but it… Continue reading Review: Bravely Default II for Nintendo Switch

Review: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for Nintendo Switch

The feline fun returns in Super Mario 3D World on the Nintendo Switch, but this time it comes with a twist. To quote from a literary visionary, where from the ashes a fire shall be woken and a light from the shadows shall spring, there is but one Bowser’s Fury, to calm takes a Giga… Continue reading Review: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for Nintendo Switch

Review – Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for Nintendo Switch

Where there is courage and wisdom, there is also power. Yet not all power is born from pure malice, some strength is contained within and builds steadily, waiting for a defining moment to be unleashed. For Princess Zelda in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, her calm and dignified emotional state is replaced with self-deprecating loathing… Continue reading Review – Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for Nintendo Switch

Review: Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch

Join Alph, Charlie and Brittany as they embark on an interstellar adventure to cure their home planet of starvation in Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch. It’s up to you to control the courageous captains through treacherous terrain, solve puzzles and to battle out-of-this-world bosses with the help of Pikmin, but does the game hold… Continue reading Review: Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch

Feature: Test driving Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit for Nintendo Switch

Every year at Christmas, my family has a tradition. After hoovering up every scrap of food that’s left after the festivities, we wrap up warm and take a trip to the local park to race our RC Mario Kart toys. It’s mostly to cater for the younger members of the family and to get everyone… Continue reading Feature: Test driving Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit for Nintendo Switch

Review: Super Mario 3D All-Stars for Nintendo Switch

Relive the joys of backwards somersaults, slip ‘n’ slide snow courses, paint spillages and intergalactic beauty with the Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection for the Nintendo Switch. With upgraded resolution visuals, improved controller functionality (with rumble) and handheld play, 3D All-Stars presents some of the best level design and 3D platformer thrills of its time.… Continue reading Review: Super Mario 3D All-Stars for Nintendo Switch

Review: Paper Mario – The Origami King for Nintendo Switch

Paper Mario makes his debut on the Nintendo Switch in an all new action-adventure game. With visually stunning overworld designs and an excellent range of puzzles to boot, The Origami King has ironed out many of the past two titles’ creases. Yet something is missing. Repetitive battles, breakable weapons and a flawed coin system aside,… Continue reading Review: Paper Mario – The Origami King for Nintendo Switch

Review: Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise for Nintendo Switch

A direct sequel to its predecessor that originally released ten years ago, Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise launches exclusively on Nintendo Switch. Once again taking the role of Francis York Morgan and his ‘friend’, Zach, to resolve a murder in the peaceful town of Le Carre, this instalment is undoubtedly impaired by technical… Continue reading Review: Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise for Nintendo Switch

Review: Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has revived its hit title 42 All-Time Classics (or Clubhouse Games in the US) that launched on Nintendo DS 16 years ago with a new entry into the series that benefits from a sleeker design, robust online mode and a wider range of games to play. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics is not only… Continue reading Review: Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics for Nintendo Switch